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Maekok River Village Resort

3.0 of 5 Chotana, Thaton 50280, Thailand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hollandsche Rading, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms, restaurant/food, garden, swimming pool, staff - all excellent!! It is really a wonderful jewel in the North of Thailand. Already visited twice. Last time an unexpecetd small inconvenience was immediately solved by the management. Thanks! (J from the NL - visited twice during a biketrip)

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jouke, Many thanks for this review. I was delighted that you so positively commented on many aspects of the resort. I was also pleased that we could resolve the 'minor inconvenience' to your satisfaction and glad that you raised this issue in such a friendly manner. Much the best way I think. I hope that you will be cycling... More 

Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to The Maekok and it certainly won't be our last! The location is beautiful and the accommodation excellent. The restaurant overlooks the immaculate gardens and the river. The quality of the service and food is second to none. The staff, without exception are all very friendly, helpful and nothing is too much trouble. Trekking and... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine and Steve, It was a great pleasure having you stay with us and equally pleasurable to read such a delightful review. This review plus your comments whilst you were here do give myself and our staff great satisfaction and it is so good to know that the efforts of our staff are appreciated. We are very lucky with... More 

The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We crossed from Burma at Tashilik and the hotel arranged a taxi pick-up to our Avis car at Chiang Rai airport. An easy hour drive then to the resort. Everything went like clockwork thanks to the resort's manager. This was apparently a bit of a primeur trial run! This place tops the list for value for money and we really... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Dear John and Joyce, Many thanks for this lovely review. I am delighted that everything met with your approval! I have passed this and your verbal compliments to our staff. I enjoyed our chats and it was a pleasure having you stay for a good number of days, and that you managed to relax after your adventurous journey in Myanmar.... More 

Rothrist
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We arrived late and I had a liitle accident. They were helpful with first aid. Rooms are clean and nice, but you can't avoid spider, ants or mosquitos, because if the large garden. They do their best with spray, but we had two spider to kill - too big for my taste :-( But the restaurant for dinner was a... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for this review and I am glad that most things satisfied you. However I am sorry about the meal and that it did not come up to expectations. I have to admit that there are occasional issues with the quality of beef that we are supplied with and I have raised this with the Head Chef. Hopefully he an... More 

Regensburg, Germany
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75 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

quite a jewel in the far north. Really beautiful and amazing garden! Very good rooms, so many nice details. Very quiet atmosphere. really good restaurant, friendly staff, nice pool. The only thing which maybe is not perfect is the distance to thaton village. its too far too walk, so a bicycle or motorbike is needed (but thaton village is merely... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. And thanks also for the very positive comments you made about the resort. It is good to know that when we (owner-managers) are away, our staff still take pride in making sure that our guests are well looked after!!!! It is a pity that the village is not better looked after. It... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
21 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stayed here as part of our five day Northern Thailand trip. Thaton is way up at the Myanmar border and it's a real effort to get here. Most visitors are trekking or backpacking and there are few choices for luxury accommodations. This lovely resort, set at riverside, offers a pretty and comfortable spot after a long day of rainy... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing about us in such terms. It is true that we are really the only 'luxury' resort for many, many miles around which is one of the reasons why we chose to develop here, as there were no alternatives for higher budget travellers. As such, and as you experienced, we can offer a lovely place for guests... More 

Uzwil
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very professionel Resort in the North of Thailand. Surprisingly good. Located in a fantastic landscape. People very friendly - high service Level. Bungalows nice but not overwhelming. We didn't like the carpets on the floor and also the very creative shower with pebbles on the floor didn't leave the Impression of beeing very clean. Beside this the Resort is worth... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed the garden setting and were comfortable. Our staff always try their best to make sure guests are comfortable and feel at home. We have noted your points about the showers and the rooms. Again thank you for your comments. More 

Israel
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I stayed with my family at this resort for 1 night. Very nice resort along the Maekok river. The staff is very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was nutrient with many options. The rooms were nice and simple. Very nice pool.

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Paris, France
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Nice hotel along the Maekok river. 1 or 2 floor bungalow in an amazing garden. Rooms are simple but nice, with terrasse or balcony on the garden. Nice service, as usual in Thailand. Small pool, though lacking sunchairs. Good food. Correct but quite untidy.

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for this review and am pleased that you were happy with almost everything. The gardens are lovely and continue to mature and it is good to read that you were also happy with the service and food. I am not sure what you meant about the sunchairs as there are 10 around the pool. Also I wonder what you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We recently stayed here during a 2 week holiday in Thailand and Laos and I have to say this resort was one of the highlights of the holiday. Bryan and his team made us feel very welcome and the resort was wonderful. Our room was great and had a beautiful verandah and garden leading down to a small stream. If... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Dear Simon, A very big thanks for this review. We continue to be overwhelmed at so many of the reviews we receive, as do our hardworking staff. Your comments about the food and the cooking course have been passed on, for as mentioned to previous reviewers, all our staff are local and they are thrilled when they learn how appreciated... More 

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Address: Chotana, Thaton 50280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Thaton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Maekok River Village Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Maekok River Village Hotel Mae Ai
Hotel Maekok River Village
Maekok River Village Resort Thaton, Thailand - Chiang Mai Province

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