A good hostel for solo travellers, female travellers, couples, small groups, and families.
Area 10, West Gate Village ,
The Jade Emu International Hostel is one of the most popular hostels in Dali. It's located just a minutes walk from the West Wall of the Old Town and is a five minute walk from the middle of town. There's a nice courtyard where you can enjoy the outdoors. There are also a variety of activities available for guests including a pool table, ping pong table, and foosball tables. There's an on-site bar as well that serves affordable drinks and a cafe that offers both Chinese and western food.
A wide range of private rooms are available, as are dorms. Private rooms range in style and include standard, deluxe, and superior rooms. There are single, double, twin, and two, three, or four bed apartments available. Dorms sleep four, six, or eight people and both female only and co-ed rooms are available.