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The Castle

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8/3 Rat Chiang Saen 2 Ko Haiya | Haiya, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good points of this hotel are: 1/ the staff are wonderful people 2/ the location was better then I first expected and after a few days I realized how good this area is. Now for the bad reviews: 1/ The rooms are very small and have doors allowing entrance into the adjoining rooms the doors are not only hollow... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Selected this hotel for the price and location, just outside the walls of Chiang Mai (so peaceful). Rooms are set around the small pool (cold as never sees much sunlight). Hotel provides breakfast but we did not have it included within our room price. There is also a cold drinks fridge with an honesty box. The rooms are ok, with... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the castle for 1 week during our 4 month tour of South East asia. We came across the hotel on booking.com, it was cheap and close to the old city like we wanted. On day of arrival we were greeted by the hotel owner who showed us around the hotel and took us to our room. The... More 

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United States
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18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This place is down a tiny little lane off the southeast corner of Chiang Mai and requires a walk to get to the old-town, night market, and Tha Phae Gate areas, but for the most part, all of Chiang Mai felt safe, even well after dark, for an older, solo female traveler. They have an honor-system beverage cooler on the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Nice little boutique hotel in a great location set back just off the main moat surrounding the old town. 10 minute walk to the night bazaar, 10 minute walk to Wat Chedi Luang in the center of town. Would stay here again!

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Golden, Colorado
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19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Stayed here on a friend's advice. Rather Spartan for my taste. Tiny room with little useful storage. No hot water in the sink. Wi-fi wouldn't work except in the lobby. Kinda trashy neighborhood. But bed was good as was breakfast. Staff was very helpful. Wanted a superior room but none available. That might have made a big difference.

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Manama, Al Manamah, Bahrain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed here for a week with 2 connecting rooms and it was great. The staff were kind and very helpful, we asked what activities we could do in our time limit and they sorted it out without any hassle. The hotel is very close to the town centre so you can just walk over (or take a tuk-tuk). The... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is our second stay at The Castle as a family. We loved it so much the first time, we had to return. The new owner Usanee is working hard to keep up the excellent standards that were set by the old owner. The staff at The Castle are really helpful and friendly, nothing is too much trouble. The breakfasts... More 

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Ko Lanta, Thailand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The internet is at the top of my list of must-haves (i need it for work), and when a hotel advertises they have it, then they should bloody well have it. I don't care where the hotel is, you've either got it or not - don't lie to me about it! OK good. Next, 1200baht per night is quite pricey... More 

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Castle M, Owner at The Castle, responded to this review

Dear Mike, First of all, we would like to thank for staying with us and your comments. Regarding to internet connection problems, we never get any complaint from our other guests. We had been trying to reset the internet connection since you requested. It was possible that there was a conflict between your IP and ours. After we reset we... More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights. Easy to get around on foot. Breakfast is there really good with good coffee. Nice, clean and quiet place to chill out with very friendly staff. We would definitely go back!

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