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About Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai, the largest city in northern Thailand, is rich in culture and traditions, markets, and festivals. There's a great choice of Chiang Mai hostels, guesthouses, and bed and breakfasts available all around the area, so there's no need to book in advance. Price are quite cheap, but angle for a discount. If you can, try to stay within the old city walls -- you are close to everything, and the evening traffic is quite light.
Getting around is easy and not expansive. You have many options for transport to and from your Chiang Mai hostel -- rent a motorbike or a bike, take a taxi, or, for a cheap ride, choose a tuk tuk (remember to negotiate the price for your destination in advance).
Shopping is great -- the city is home to ten shopping malls, at least fifteen markets, and many boutiques and stores selling handicrafts. For shoppers, the Night Bazaar is absolutely appealing, but the Sunday Market is even better -- here you can find an incredible range of products.
Eating out is a pleasure -- cheap stalls and restaurants are everywhere and certainly near Chiang Mai hostels. The Loi Kroh and Thaphae Gate area are famous among backpackers for the simple, good, and inexpensive food.
There is plenty of sightseeing to be done here. Leave your Chiang Mai hostel -- start from the old city, full of lanes dotted with old temples; trek to hilltribe villages; ride an elephant at the elephants camp; relax at the botanical garden; and visit Doi Suithep National Park. At the end of the day, enjoy an invigorating Thai massage or try a relaxing oil massage.
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Hostel Chiang Mai - HI Chiang Mai
Moo Ban Oon Reun
"… and Thailand's leading budget hostel accommodation offering to all people: Chiangmai YHA Offers You : • No age limit & Open 24 hrs. • Experienced and Friendly managment (for over 2 decades) • Comfortable, Clean, Safe , Quiet & Peaceful location • Great opportunity to meet other travellers • Attractive & affordable tour & trek activities (no agent) TRAVEL SECTION : In accordance with Thailand's laws, we are officially licensed...
"Spicythai Backpackers is a funky, pseudo-upscale, suburban residential neighborhood home converted to and resembling something more like a fraternity or sorority house than yuppie mansion. With that said, it is comfortable, spacious, and a homey escape from the more traditional backpackers located in old city Chiang Mai. The Location Found at the end of a cul-de-sac of an upscale neighborhood resembling something out of 1940s America,...
Green Tulip House
"Green Tulip House is a clean; comfortable; and well organized, medium-sized hostel providing an in-house restaurant and spacious accommodation with an energetic, friendly, and helpful staff. The Location Situated inside the quiet South-West quadrant of old city Chiang Mai, Green Tulip House is a fair walk from most touristy destinations. Yet moments away are many excellent eateries where you can feast on Northern Thai delicacies in a...
"Great Value! - Trekker was exactly what I was looking for; cheap, yet clean and safe accommodations. The staff was friendly, the location is nice and secluded without being inconvenient, the rooms managed to stay quite cool with air conditioning, you get a free breakfast and a free bicycle to take around town. I would definitely stay here again." … "… offers two dining areas. One is located in the garden and the other is on...
Eco Resort Chiang Mai
"Beautiful property with a pool, restaurant, and lovely gardens - Beautiful property with a pool, restaurant (Thai & Western), and lovely gardens. They have an on-site tourist desk that can help you plan activities like mountain biking, Thai boxing, bungee jumping and all sorts of other stuff. Or, you can just relax by the pool. Guests were mostly either groups of twenty-somethings or families. The WiFi connection was fast enough to make video...
Gongkaew Chiangmai Home
"… France Korea Japan) FREE!!! -Free Coffee,tea,cocoa and toast 24hrs. -Free season fruits in garden -Free Chiangmai city map. -Free 24hrs. wireless internet access all rooms just bring your laptop. Smoking is allowed in the open-air area only. Attractive activities: -Thai massage and spa. -Internet access. -Wi-Fi -Trekking tour. -Bicycle hire. -Van or pick-up hire. -Thai cooking course. -Dinner & Show with...
"Deejai Backpackers is, in our opinion, one of the best hostels in Chiang Mai. It is very affordable for its location, and doesn't have any of the drawbacks that cheaper accommodations usually do. The Location The hostel is located within the walls of the old city, not very far from restaurants and coffee shops. The bus station is located outside of the walls, a good distance from most hostels, including Deejai. Coming into Chiang Mai,...
"… Many kind of restaurants and night clubsat Nimman. Rd. Service - Wireless Internet - Elevator - Hot Shower - TV & Refrigerator - Computer 20 air conditioned Private Rooms Dormitory rooms are available. (Not air-conditioned) get on demand no reservations for Dormintory facilities. - 6 beds per room Korean restaurant on the ground floor. - Breakfast, lunch (*a special 99baht/ $3 lunch buffets)...
"… desk will be your one-stop-shop for arranging treks, transportation, motorbike and bicycle rental, and for advice on all of Thailands to-dos. *Three types of Private rooms (all with private bathroom & hot Shower): (a) AC & TV (b) Fan & TV (c) Fan (Basic Room) *Dorm: -coed and women-only dorm -individual security locker -shared bathrooms/hot showers (very clean!) -ideal budget accommodation for backpackers...
Jai dii House
"Jai dii means 'good heart' or 'kind heart'. We aim to make our guests' stay here feel as relaxing and homey as possible. We love our garden, especially as it is so hard to find green spaces in the city! Our guests comment that it's great to stay in a place that is so close to facilities, yet quiet at night (we are on a small soi away from the main road, and there are no bars on the soi). Our rooms: *Double with bathroom *Double with...
"… area has. A great variety of restaurants and bars are conveniently situated nearby, and trips to attractions such as Wat Doi Suthep, Tiger Kingdom, Flight of The Gibbon and the Elephant camp etc, can easily be arranged at the full service travel desk. We can arrange Visa runs, tours, bus tickets to all destinations, cooking courses, massage, trekking, off road adventure, bungy jump, zipline tours, etc. For the more adventurous a...
Aoi Garden Home
"Friendly, Safe, Clean Hostel - Loved my few days at Aoi Garden Home! The staff were so friendly, and knew your name, willing to help with whatever you needed! The garden out front is a very nice, peaceful place to hang out, drink a beer or use the wifi! Plenty of toilets/showers available, beds were comfortable as well. Some of the showers were better than others, but all had hot water which isn't a sure thing in SE Asia. Stayed in a non-A/C...
"… or suggestions with the tour guides that always relax around the living spaces and gladly to inform the guests with free of charge, Trips and Tours can be booked at our reception too. Lita guesthouse have small comfy hostel. A long your stayed you will feel like you live with a small group of friends and families. We have 4 dorm types which are - 2 dorm rooms for 3 peoples, a dorm for 2, a dorm for 4 and a dorm for 5 peoples....
"Friendly place - I only stayed for one night, but Bunchun seemed like a very friendly place to stay. It wasn't quite what I was expecting, with a feel a bit like a hippie commune. My room was fine, and I slept well. The hostel didn't feel immensely clean. The staff are really friendly and engaging, and organise activities for guests. But we're quite pushy with tours. Not a bad place, just not my cup of tea!" … "… beds...
"… away from Chiang Mai International Airport by car. It is also close by markets, nightclubs, and easy to get to Suthep Mountain, Chiang Mai Zoo, Chiang Mai University and Hospital. It is an outstanding location for backpackers to base themselves. Chiang Mai is steeped in culture, tradition, and history - it is over 700 years old. Chiang Mai is a cultural centre with many festivals and major events. Speak the English speaking staff...
"… areas surroundings all rooms and reception are maintained with high levels of hygiene and cleanliness. The accommodation is light and bright and conveniently located right in the heart of the old city providing easy access to local attractions. The guesthouse is creatively uniquely decorated to create friendly, cozy living areas surroundings all rooms and reception are maintained with high levels of hygiene and...
So Hostel Chiangmai
"So Hostel Chiangmai is a large, modern backpackers hostel in Chiang Mai. There is solid Wi-Fi throughout the hostel, including in the dorm rooms. There are two elevators that service the building in addition to stairs. Bus tickets to Pai and other areas places in Thailand, as well as transport to Laos, can be purchased at So, as well as activities such as elephant trekking and cooking classes. The staff, however, can be a bit apathetic and...
"… room with queen size bed (150x200cm) and 2 single beds (105x200cm). Air-cooled Please note the 4 bed family room has 1 queen-size bed and 2 single beds. 1 wall fan, 1 ceiling fan, 1 aircon unit. Toilet and hot shower inside Single/double/twin/triple rooms: Attractive and colorful rooms, queen-size (150x200cm)) bed or 2 x twins (105x200cm). An extra bed can be added to double rooms sleeping three people. Fan or air-cooled....
A Little Bird 2 Guest House
"… for backpacker. We provide good quality dorm beds with AIR-CON and nice facility for each dorm bed. Free WIFI: We provide free WiFi internet covering all area in the guesthouse included the room and every single dormitory bed. Power socket everywhere make you easy to keep contact with your friends and family by your own computer. Personal locker: Personal locker provided for every dormitory bed, it is safer to lock up valuable...
"Comfortable rooms and the staff were all very helpful. - comfortable rooms and the staff were all very helpful." … "… desk. Offering various destinations. Such as trekking or extreme road trip adventure with Enduro Motorbike. We offer and arrange various activities to enjoy during your stay in Chiang Mai such as Jungle Trek packages ranging from 1-3 days to Motor Cross days etc. mojito garden 2 has 3 mixed dorm rooms...
"… bed and three dorm rooms (max. 5 people per dorm). Every room features a private bathroom with a hot shower. Do not miss our rooftop area - the perfect place to chill out and meet new people. Free and fast WiFi plus the best tour information in town! Located right in the Old City, Kikies House is close to many attractions like Wat Chiang Man, Sunday Market, good restaurants, places with good music, etc. Despite our central...
The Living Place 1
"People is nice, we can play music on the evening -- they have drums, guitars ... It's near everything, and quite cheap." … "… charge you will be responsible for pay the full cost of your reservation. Remark: Payment at the Guesthouse is in cash because we don't accept credit cards. Booking online only.We not accept reservations by telephone. Free Wifi; wireless internet throughout the guesthouse, including guest rooms, tour...
"Jialiya house in the center of Chiang Mai.Walk to the old town Tha Phae Gate, Sunday walking street, Warorot markets, Flower Market ,Night bazaar, Ping river only few minute. Jialiya house dormitory rooms have Air conditioning ,Fan,Personal lockers and free wifi. Its common areas have comfortable sofas where you can watch TV, use Internet or chat with other Guest in here. Check in time : PM 14:00 Check out time : AM 11:30 500 baht...
"Bad atmosphere again. - Nice location, well kept. Owner is a pain, the Father chip on shoulder, sons and reception great. Unfortunately the Father is a Bitter Man which results in a Bad Atmosphere towards Backpackers, money grabber. what a shame?" … "… and 1 dormitory (Dorm). The private room is equipped with air-condition, LCD Screen TV and hot shower. The big terrace is also available, where guests can see the Doi Suthep. 4...
"… ambience and convenient facilities to make your stay a memorable one. It is magnificently placed in the Heart of Chiangmai. Team so friendly. Personal electric outlet, personal locker, free wifi and towel are availble in the bunk-bed dorm. All thees are included in the rate. AbsoluteAsia Hostel is not a hotel. It is a busy place and suitable for young-at-heart traveller's who want to communicate and contribute to the vibe of this...
"… is just 1o minute drive from Chiang Mai International Airport and 15 minute from both the train and bus stations . We will take care to ensure that your stay is comfortable and attend to your body and soul. We will offer you the best we can. Remark: Payment at the Guesthouse is in cash because we don't accept credit cards Our tours desk you can book excursions like: Trekking or Sightseeing tours, Mountain biking, White water...
Imm Eco Chiang Mai
"… of discoverers. The facilities in our Chiang Mai’s resort also allow the guests to get closer to the nature. Eco Resort Chiang Mai has reinvented the simplicity of the hostel concept in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Eco Resort Chiang Mai offers travelers and backpackers who enjoy simplicity and nature in the local northern Thai style and accents amidst the peaceful environment. Whether you come alone or with friends in our hotel in Chiang...
"… is to ensure you a pleasant and wonderful stay Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Teeraya Boutique Hotel. Take advantage of a wealth of unrevealed services and amenities at this Chiang Mai hotel. The hotel provides shuttle service, tours desk, restaurant, massage service and more. LOCATION We are located next to Saturday Walking Street, Silver Handcraft Village and Wat Sri...
"… from our doorstep offering cheap authentic Thai cuisine. The bar also has some great cocktails to try before you head out to party or if beers more your thing we have a choice of local beers. For those looking to get the most out of your trip to Chiang Mai our tour company will help you plan everything you want to do. With so many activities to do and places to see in Chiang Mai we can advice and book a variety of different...
Compass Backpacker's Hostel
"Too noisy 6am onwards - 6am music and singing from school, followed by tannoy last till 5pm from school beside hostel. could not sleep. otherwise ok" … "… snack. or you may visit the food street near to the north gate. Trips and tours can also be booked at our reception, so don't be afraid to ask. Please note: The Hostel only accepts cash payment upon arrival ! Our hostel has 3 dorm types available - 6 beds, 4 beds and 4...
Mueang Mueang House
"Peaceful oasis - Home away from home! I feel lucky to have found this place. An oasis of peace and quiet in the busy city." … "… walking to the ancient city river. The hundred years old Pink Temple is next to the guesthouse. There are also various convenient shops, supermarkets and restaurants available around the guesthouse as well as Thai Massage studio, cooking school and other recreational facilities. There are total 4...
"Chill, accommodating - Hot showers, cold a.c., quiet rooms, comfortable beds, lockers, good location, friendly hostess!!" … "… just beside the road walk just needs 2 minutes,so convinent. Free WIFI: We provide free WiFi internet covering all area in the guesthouse included the room and every single dormitory bed. Power socket everywhere make you easy to keep contact with your friends and family by your own computer. Personal...
Rose Guesthouse Plus
"… gate and the night market. Rose Guesthouse Plus is just 5 minutes to Sunday market and 10 minutes to Saturday Market walking street. Rose Guesthouse Plus recently redecorate and install new beds and beddings. We aim to provide affordable and clean accommodation to meet our guests need and also trained staffs. The decoration create the atmosphere that backpackers could easily meet and feel like staying at home. Rose Guesthouse...
at Baan Kunt Tour & Hostel
"… fan and hot shower. You can choose either share rooms or a private one. It's a family atmosphere where everyone is welcome but also with the experience to help with any problems you may have, we want to help you to have the best experience possible in the city of Chiang Mai. We also provide you a tour agent where you can get a recommendation of where to go and what to do in northern Thailand. Our tour agent has many years...
Nam Jai House
"… to strangers. At Nam Jai House we believe in sharing our experience with others and helping our guests to experience something of the real Thailand. This is reflected in our family run atmosphere, come and share a meal with us, try some Thai food, relax in our common area or learn about tours and other tourist activities that we love and recommend. We have simple clean dorm rooms with shared bathroom and a large communal area...
"… has two mixed dorms. All the beds are super-comfy with clean bed sheet and blanket. WiFi is available for free. Massage and spa shop are available at downstairs. ***Please note that: 1. Office check in-1pm(local time) and check out-12noon(local time). Out of Office opening hours a check in PLEASE let me know cause by cause if you arrive late. 2. If you want to cancel your reservation or the number of the nights for stay, please let...
De Vieng Hostel
"Elegantly appointed like a find art gallery, while intermingling with northern Lanna styling, this is a distinctively fresh boutique hostel. De Vieng The Gallery Hostel offers 53 super comfortable bedding with nicely appointed modern amenities. More bottom bunk beds, with only 15 top bunk beds! We also offer Ladies only Dorm. Free High Speed Internet with WIFI in-room and throughout the hostel. Coin Operated Washer and Dryer. Hair Dryers...
"… and markets serving the local community. The delightful part, no English is spoken on these streets. You get by with hand gestures and a warm smile. Your ways of communicating with the locals will create lasting memories of your stay here. Several room types are obtainable for accommodation choice. The guestrooms feature flat screen TV with cable channels, air-conditioner, mini firdge, electrict kettle and private bathroom with...
Mueang Mueang Inn
"… and Sunday Night Market. Mueang Mueang Inn is designed by the owner, with colorful theme to wish guests a colorful and happy holiday in Chiang Mai. The decoration and furniture are made from bamboo and wood to let the guest to be close to the nature. There are two dorms (female dorm and mixed dorm) with air-conditioning and numerous bathrooms. 24 hours hot water and free tea services are provided. The property is also with...
Khaosan in Chiang Mai
"Situated just a 3-minute walk from the walls of the Old City, khaosan in chiangmai (khachi) guesthouse is an ideal spot from which to discover Chiang Mai. From here, the airport can be reached within 15 minutes, and Chiang Mai well known Saturday market is located only within 2 minutes’ walk. Khachi offers you easy access to various temples, cultural point of interest and tourist destinations such as Wat Phra Sing, Old Chiang Mai cultural...
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