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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   11 Sotesueksa Road., Changphuek, Muang, Chiang Mai 50230 | Changpheuk, Muang, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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Ranked #76 of 498 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Banilah with one of my friends and we shared a double room. When we arrived two of the ladies that work there introduced themselves and one of the ladies sat with us and gave us maps and advice on where to go and what to do which was so helpful! She also booked things for us and... More

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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here a few nights in July and I was very happy with what I got for the price. The room was nice and cool. The staff was very helpful and the internet was fast in the rooms. It is a little out of the way but the food market nearby made up for it in my opinion. It... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The room was decent- decent lighting and toilet is in the same compartment as the shower, but cute and did the job for being an area to sleep. And just a heads up, there are many cats in the lobby/check-in area. Op, the owner and her counterpart are both very helpful and very sweet. You may think you are far... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We got a lovely welcome with hugely detailed information about Chiang Mai and also the surrounding area. This was useful, as Banilah is quite some distance from the more famous parts of the city. This was good and bad, as we got to see more of local Chiang Mai, but frustrating when walking back in the rain from the Sunday... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Stayed here for two nights while completing a short trip round Thailand. The location is outwith the old city but easily accessible by walking (10 mins) or tuktuk. Easy transport from Airport (20 mins). On arrival our host sat us down and explained everything we would need to know about about our stay. We were given colour coded maps of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Banilah was definitely our favourite place we have stayed in the five weeks we have spent travelling SEA, a real home away from home. Op, the owner, was a wonderfully helpful host with great knowledge of the local area. Yes, it isn't in the centre of town but that turns out to be a real plus as its like a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

In a great spot of Chiang Mai away from the old city and hoards of tourists, this guest house was the perfect place to discover a more authentic Chiang Mai. With spunky and very helpful staff, great food and activity recommendations, and at a great price, I wish we could have stayed longer. Only drawbacks-- hard mattresses and the cafe... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here in March 2014 as we were passing through while travelling through South East Asia. We loved our stay here, the staff were so friendly and made us feel right at home. They even went out of their way to help us. I was driven to the station on the back of the one ladies... More

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Barnet, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

After 7 months of travelling around south east Asia i can easily say that this place goes down as one of my favourite places on this trip. Im a budget solo traveller and have stayed in dorms and below standard rooms that were way more expensive than Banillah. I stayed here for a week, went to pai and then came... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have been travelling for 5 months around the world and this is by far the best hostel I have stayed at. Lovely clean big rooms with super fast wifi, staff are extremely helpful and the location is in an ideal position. I would highly recommend this place!

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Address: 11 Sotesueksa Road., Changphuek, Muang, Chiang Mai 50230 | Changpheuk, Muang, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Banilah 3*
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