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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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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice guesthouse, though I did have some issues with it. Based on my personal experience, I would give it 3.5 stars, but I've rounded it up because there really is a lot to like about the place First the positives: The beds are comfortable and the rooms are clean and attractively decorated. The sparklingly white sheets... More 

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Thank Peregrineri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayes at this place 4 years and i still have fond memories of this place. From the cats roaming around, to the lovely staff who would happily spend the night speaking with you. The bed is really comfy but the room is pretty basic. Given there are so many things to see in the area the room will seem... More 

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Thank Tyron M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved Banilah. My partner and I stayed in a private room which was quaint but nice. The only problem was mosquitos but they give you a mosquito net and complimentary insect repellent wipes. The staff were the most friendly bunch of girls! As soon as you arrive they sit you down give you 3 maps and highlight where all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Banilah is located in a very local area of Chiang Mai, a 30 min walk to Thapae Gate and the Old City. There are several amazing local food stalls just a short walk away, along with great massages, japanese and sushi, and local markets. The rooms themselves are very reasonably priced; very clean, basic but are very nicely decorated and... More 

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Thank Natasha L
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked through Airbnb and was deceived by the pictures posted there. Unfortunately, for us I only came across the Trip Advisor reviews the day prior to my stay so it was already too late to cancel. Long story short, I visited Banilah with my mum, which was probably a bad idea. This place is good if you are really... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a little more rough Around the edges than the photos show but had a lovely stay - very clean Make your bed everyday, change bins/ towels each day (towels if you ask) fresh water each day - staff tell you all there is and give ideas of what to do via maps etc - staff very friendly and go... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

OB the manager is so sweet abd attentive. You will be well informed of Chiang Mai and thr surrounding areas upon your arruval. She sits doen with an area map whih she highlights so that youndo not get lost. Need a motor bike no problem door service! Forgot to pick up your laubdry before they close? Well Ob won't. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

When we checked in they sat us down explaining with colour markers on a map where to go and not to go in Chiang Mai! This actually made us stay in the city for a few days longer. We had a doubble room and it was just fine. A bit dark, but it was clean and everything. Yeah, it's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We loved staying at Banilah! It was such a nice centric place to stay at. We loved going to the market that was just around the corner. Motorbikes are for rent next to Banilah and dry cleaning is next to the motorbikes. Listen to all the recomendations she gives you! She takes time to greet each guest in her cat... More 

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Thank Irene A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Apart from the very nice and clean rooms which are decorated with love, what is really outstanding about this hostel is the service! It is run by 3 very sweet and helpful girls who go above and beyond to help you with anything! Upon arrival, we got a map and an introduction with tips and suggestions for eating, shopping, tours... More 

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