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73 / 2-3 Charoenprated Rd | Tombon Changklan, Chiang Mai 30100, Thailand
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Vanilla Place Guest House
Ranked #18 of 331 hotels in Chiang Mai
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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33 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting more from the reviews I had read. The only good thing was the service. Everyone who works there is friendly and very helpful. Staff were not there at night. The breakfast was poor, and although the rooms were clean, there were bugs. Transportation did not know where the guesthouse was. I feel bad writing this because the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Vanilla Place Guest house is an excellent choice for a budget hotel. Though you may be paying less, you certainly are not getting less. The rooms are clean, the location is ideal, the cost is low, and the genuine, helpful owners are priceless. Click below for a full review, photos, and helpful tips! http://www.edibleeatables.com/travel/vanilla-place-chiang-mai-thailand

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Such a great place to stay. Mr kem is so lovely. They helped us with everything. Definitely recommend staying her. And the dog happy is just the cutiest!! There's such a nice restaurant down the road from Vanilla, has loads of writing on the wall.. Great food for seriously cheap.

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A difficult review as the owners of this guest house are absolutely lovely and so helpful but the guest house needs a face lift in general. Maybe if they charged a little more and replaced the linen (always clean but very worn) there would be a big difference in the feel of the rooms. We stayed one night in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Located 5mins walk from night bazaar. Room clean and comfortable. Mr Kem is very helpful. Cute dog. No transportation problem. Food and massage nearby. Convenient and inexpensive. Tour packages can be arranged by Mr Kem. Breakfast served limited option. Rooms 2floors up by stairs only. Key card to get in n out of guesthouse. Homey and limited occupancy.

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Mr Kem was so friendly and efficient both ahead of our arrival and in giving us tips about Chiang Mai such as where to eat good food on a budget, the free dance show in the market and booked us tickets to a Thai boxing match. "Happy" the dog is ridiculously sweet and friendly too. The rooms are nice and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

This was my third visit to Chiang Mai and once again I chose Vanilla Place to stay. I spent 5 nights here during April while visiting to attend a friends wedding. Myself and fiancé stayed in the superior room which was very reasonable for the cost. We had a/c, wifi, tv, fridge (including 2 waters per day), hot/cold shower, daily... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I will was very fortunate to stay at the Vanilla Place during April and experience the fantastic hospitality of Kem and him family. What made my stay so memorable was the extra effort and service that Kem so freely offered. For example providing non biased expert local information, helping with travelling and securely holding my luggage for 10 days all... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This place is amazing. The host, Mr. Kem, is pretty much the greatest human being you will ever meet. He was great in helping us plan our things to do in Chiang Mai and since we were on somewhat of a tight schedule, he managed to get us into some activities that others had told us were booked up. Location... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My boyfriend and I were very well taken care of by Mr Kem, the owner of Vanilla Place. Our room was very clean and always had that nice sun-dried refreshing smell which I love. Oh, and I am very impressed that there ain't any mosquitoes in our room. We had very good sleep every night. Mr Kem was very kind... More

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Address: 73 / 2-3 Charoenprated Rd | Tombon Changklan, Chiang Mai 30100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Vanilla Place Guest House Hotel Chiang Mai
Vanilla Place Hotel
Vanilla Place Chiang Mai

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Vanilla place a boutique guesthouse located at the heart of Chiangmai. Our 15 beautifully decorated rooms can offer you the convenience and comfort like you are living in your own house. All rooms are fully furnished with teak wood. Night Bazaar is around 5 minutes walk and we're also close to all tourism areas such as Anusarn market, Ta Pae and Rim Ping, which can be reached very easily. Warm welcome is awaiting for you! ... more   less 
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