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Karen Hill Tribe Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   104/2 Moo 5, T.Chaisatan, A.Saraphi | Ban Chan, Galyani Vadhana 50270, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We stayed at the Karen Hill Tribe Lodge over New Year. We had booked a four day / three night tour only intending to stay at the Lodge for just one night. If you are looking for a rustic, rural retreat and a genuine hill-tribe experience away from the hustle and bustle of Chiang Mai.....then this is the place for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Our experience with Karen Hill Tribe Lodge was simply amazing! The drive to the lodge itself was quite the adventure, one we will smile about for years to come. The booking agent was prompt in answering my emails. On the morning we were picked up by our guide and two drivers, who remained with us for the duration of our... More

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Tel aviv
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We spent 1 night there during our tour in north of Thailand. We enjoyed every minute and would stay 1 more night. (Kids may find it boring though) We were only 2 families there which were very private. We got 3 rooms for our 6 family members-some with 2 beds and some with mattresses on the floor. Rooms are very... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Staff very helpful, food was good, rooms were in line overlooking balcony with jungle view, showers were hot but not en-suite, but there just wasn't enough to do once there. Expensive to get to lodge (They arranged transport) so stay more than one day but other than bathing of elephant and jungle trek (one day for both) then you need... More

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Blackfalds, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Our party of 6, ages from 12 to 70 spent 3 days, 2 nights at the Karen Hill Tribe Lodge The trip up by road from Chiang Mai gave us a first hand look at the roads and countryside of northern Thailand. But the real joy was the acceptance and welcoming nature of the people at the hill. Between the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

My friends and I stayed at the lodge for two nights as part of a hill-tribe trek package in February 2013. The lodge is beautiful and the surrounding was breathtaking. Memorable part of trip was trekking through the greenery jungle, playing with the elephants and hanging out with Karen hill tribe locals. Despite the language barrier, everyone at the village... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The people are what make this lodge the wonderful place that it is. Everyone is so kind and welcoming and eager to share their home and culture with visitors. A friend and I stayed 4 days and 3 nights as part of the mahout experience package. We hacked down sugar cane, rode and bathed our elephant, had tea with the... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

It was with a great sense of excitement that my family set out from Chiang Mai at the start of our Elephant Safari, and we certainly weren’t disappointed. We all agreed that our three day trip, staying at the Karen Hill Tribe Lodge was one of the most amazing experiences that we have ever had. And judging from the reaction... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

A family adventure like never before! The overnight train from BKK to Chaing Mai, picked up by Susin and Tom for the start of our 3 day adventure. The journey to the resort slightly longer than we thought but gave an opportunity to take in the breathtaking views en route. 3 km short of our destination we stopped on the... More

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San Clemente
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

My wife and I booked 3 days and 2 nights at the Karen Hill Tribe Lodge, and we happened to be the only guests during our stay. The lodge was absolutely fantastic, the staff was great, and the village/villagers really made our experience. We participated in everything from harvesting and processing rice (we happened to be there during the short... More

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Also Known As:
Karen Hill Tribe Lodge Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
Address: 104/2 Moo 5, T.Chaisatan, A.Saraphi | Ban Chan, Galyani Vadhana 50270, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Galyani Vadhana
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty lodging in Galyani Vadhana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Karen Hill Tribe Lodge 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Karen Hill Tribe Lodge is set in a postcard valley scene overlooking Hill Tribe rice fields and river with a mountain in the background. Karen Hill Tribe Lodge is one of Thailand Great Tours projects in which local Karen Hill Tribe communities fully participate in culture activities. We are happy to reunite Hill Tribe families with their villages with to the return of elephants and sustainable tourism to the area. The Lodge is a traditional Karen Hill Tribe style lodge with European home comforts. The Lodge has traditional Karen Hill Tribe pavilions and thatched roofs, Bamboo walls and pine floor mats.Karen Hill Tribe Lodge Features;- Twin and double bed, equipped with comfortable bedding, electric lighting, fans and mosquito nets.- Bathrooms with Hot showers- Full dining facilities with fresh supplies from Chiang Mai.- Bar facilities.- Log Camp Fire every evening.- Outstanding natural postcard scenery- Free WIFINatural Attractions ;- Gibbons are regularly seen in this area.- Indigenous bird life.- Indigenous fish can be seen swimming in the mountain streams.- Wild fruit, berries and mushrooms- Wild orchids, indigenous ferns and flowers- Wild medicinal herbs tour guide explains their uses. ... more   less 
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