Color of Wind Property 2nd is one of the oldest Hostelling International property of Dali Yunnan, since 2008. HI is the only global network of Youth Property Associations, from a tree house in Norway to a castle in Scotland, now offering 4,000 unique properties in 90 countries worldwide.
Color of Wind property 2nd is the sister property of two top-rated property - Hangzhou Wushanyi and Hofang Property in hostelworld.com, managed by Heimat, who was working for the two Hangzhou properties for the past three years. Before that Heimat was cycling from Hangzhou to the border line between Burma and Yunnan. The trip headed on 9000 kilometers within 6 months, one of the months was in Yunnan. Other properties staff also travel lots, the receptionists group are very familiar with travelling in Yunnan and routines in other China they had been. Receptionists aim to try their bests to be the most friendly and helpful group in the lovely old town.
Color of Wind Property 2nd is just located opposite to the final stop(East Gate of 60th Hospital) of Bus 8 at the northeast corner of the town(INSIDE the OLD TOWN), Bus 8 connects the old town and the train station and coach terminals in the NEW town of Dali city.
The old town doesn't have own taxis as that the new town has, but there are always numbers of private cars parking in front of the property, waiting for people to be hired to any places either inside of the town or surrounded area.
It takes 6 minutes to walk to the Foreign Street(Huguo Road) and 8 Minutes to Pedestrian Renmin Street, and another 8 minutes to Pedestrian Fuxing Street. Fuxing Street connects the north gate and south gate of the town, and Renmin Street is headed to the east gate and national road G214. Both upper section of Renmin Street and Foreign Street are most visited bar hubs.
The property is a very bright and neat property combining with a Chinese exterior and both Chinese and Western style rooms. You just see the Cangshan Mountain from the window of street side rooms and garden view for the garden side rooms. You will also see miles of both of the mountain and Erhai Lake from the terrace(open soon) of the property. The terrace will be decorated to an outdoor cafe in the closing future.
The property has dorm rooms of both mixed gender and female's only, and both ECONOMICAL normal Bai-people ensuite room and DELUXE ensuite private room in Marquess Mu's Hotel are available(hotel service and facility, property price for the opening promotion) are also available.
Twin Room gets two price levels, styles of Double Rooms vary from normal Bai peoples' to deluxe Marquess's living, from Chinese style futon either with garden view or sky-view, to deluxe Mediterranean and exotic Bohemian room for diplomats from western world.
Economical Family Room ensuite for families who are travelling in a budget is also available.
Both shared and private washing room are equipped not only with common sanitary ware of China properties standard, but also with light-heat shower stalls and hair dryers. Besides, showers of shared washing room are designed to be separated by dry and wet areas with 24h hot water, to make an easy and confortable showering after exhaling lots outside.
Mattresses of dorm rooms are bi-hard-soft sides of springs for bottom bunks and self-restore high-density foam sponges for top bunks. Key card access is both for room doors and backpack cases. All cases are big enough (52W*50D*90H cm) to hold different western sizes of backpacks.
For the lobby on the ground floor, it is spacious, especially the huge French window opens to the street, you will see outside , and Cangshan Mountain in front of your eyes. The lobby is loaded with good-designed tables and chairs (couches will be also soon), there is also a mini pool table for relaxing and meeting fellow guests.And the public computer in the lobby that are always to be occupied freely in any time, for guests checking travelling guiding and like Facebook/Gmail/Youtube accessing.
The property also serves coffee and drinks at the ground floor, and both Chinese and Western food in our lovely Chinese restaurant. I bet you will see long queuing for tables at dinner time.
Besides, facilities and service as slippers, free luggage storage, free use of towels either for private or shared dorms residence, laundry and bicycle rental service with extra charge are also available. Bikes are all new from French brand Decathlon shop.
WiFi works everywhere of the property and it is FREE.
The property devotes to be the easiest and most visited property in Dali, we look forward to welcoming you here - your Dali Holiday Home, Color of Wind 2nd Hostel! Hope you have a good time here.
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By the way, we offer place for free camping at the outdoor area of 3rd floor. Check with us ahead of your arrival if you are interested.