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Banilah

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11 Sotesueksa Road., Changphuek, Muang, Chiang Mai 50230 | Changpheuk, Muang, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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Ranked #50 of 537 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We loved our stay at the banilah. The staff were always very helpful and friendly. When you arrive they sit you down and talk you through a detailed map on Chiang Mai, highliting all the sights and local restaurants. They were always attentive and when we needed to buy bus tickets to chiang mai one of the staff took us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed for 5 nights in a single room. A great price for a clean and regularly serviced room with an excellent wi fi signal. Two fans and a little balcony help on the hot nights. It was nice and peaceful while I was there and the whole place is clean and wel maintained. Nan was extremely helpful with maps,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff (especially Nan and Phung) were among the friendliest, most helpful hostel/hotel staff I have ever met! When we first arrived, they sat us down and went over the map and made recommendations on things to do and where to eat. Their recs for Thai food were spot on (never tried the Western food places they mentioned). What really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I liked Banilah for being clean and quiet and super duper inexpensive. I also loved the cat cafe! But the location wasn't great (the city square is sort of walkable but definitely not in April), the atmosphere of the place was totally mediocre (i.e. no real atmosphere at all... neither homey cozy nor crazy backpacker), having to go outside to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I seriously just booked this place because I saw a review from airbnb saying there's a cat Cafe. So I went in here with no expectations but I was pleasantly surprised. I booked a reservation on their site and got a better deal because I was staying for a week. I arrived chiang Mai airport and took a taxi from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The best thing about this place is the staff, they are so lovely and helpful... As well as being really sweet and eccentric! They will arrange tours, order tuk tuks help you with directions print boarding passes etc they are adorable. They all came out to wave us off when we left! Absolutely lovely people. The facility itself is lovely,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

From the moment you walk in through the door, you're greeted with a warm welcoming. The staff are absolutely brilliant. Extremely helpful, from suggesting places to eat, to even providing you with a detailed map of places to see and how to get there. I was delighted with type of service I received at Banilah. One of the ladies even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

One of the best places I've stayed in Thailand so far. The staff is incredibly helpful and nice, they recommended a lot of places to see or grab a bite at in the area and it was obvious that they really cared about us and wanted to make sure we have a great time not only at their hotel but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

As a cat lover, I found it refreshing to see a hostel with so many cats and cat themed decorations. Unlike a previous review, I saw no signs of animal cruelty, as the cats were well fed, well looked after and very well loved. The cats are their pets and it's their choice whether to have them as house cats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The girls who work there are so helpful. The owner sat us down on arrival, gave us free maps and highlighted all the best places to visit. She also recommended great local places to eat among other useful bits of advice. With any requests the girls were extremely helpful, including booking tours and taxis. The room was vintage-style and good... More 

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