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Spicythai Backpackers

36 Hassadisewi Rd | Sriphoom, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Ranked #30 of 332 Hotels in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the rooms were pretty average, the showers were poor. Only one of the men's showers was warm. The film selection is good and so is the social area but it doesn't make up for how expensive it is. We move to deejais after a few days, it's cheaper and has a pool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the ONLY hostel to stay at in Chiang Mai. The best hosts and everyday they had activities planned like bowling, bars, beaches, movie nights, Muay Thai fights and more. Hands down the best hostel I've ever stayed at and highly recommend if you are outgoing and love to meet/hang with new people!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was somewhat dubious about all the positive reviews on here thinking it can't be that amazing - well it is! As soon as I arrived (just before 10pm) I was invited out bowling and they all waited for me whilst I got changed quickly. Rob, Chris and Tim that work there are great and have a lot of local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place so much, Stayed for 2 nights while in Chiang Mai, The hostel has a great social atmosphere, the hostel also does tour bookings. Booked the Half Day Elephant trek and was great fun. The hostel also takes you out on bowling trips and pool trips which is great for solo travelers. The location is a little out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I've been travelling for 8 months and this is probably my favourite hostel in Asia! Perfect for the solo traveller - if you want to chill and watch a movie, you'll always have company, but there's something to do pretty much every day and everyone in the hostel wants to chat and meet everyone else. Tim and Rob are awesome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights and def enjoyed every one of them. Awesome crew and met some amazing people here. Would def recommend this place for solo travellers because of the open and social atmosphere. Nice to watch movies as well during the day when it's pouring down w rain

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Spicythai and their staff made me feel home during my travels in northern Thailand. The hostel is a good size and provides an excellent common room space for all the travelers to interact and hangout. There are always people chilling watching movies in case you want to just relax. The staff does an incredible job of providing accurate and sincere... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed here slightly reluctantly due to the dorm only option, having heard great reviews about this place. So so glad we did. Noom is a fantastic host and really made our time at Spicy Thai awesome. He took us out for the day on mopeds, exploring the hills, hot springs, incredible views and best of all a local village.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Really enjoyed our time here. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Helped us with travel plans for after chiang mai as they were very knowledgeable. Good for meeting fellow travellers and in a good location. Only downside would be bathrooms smelled a little and if you were in the downstairs dorm you could be kept awake by movies late... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I don't normally write reviews whilst staying at a hostel but Spicythai is so good that I feel that I want to make an exception on this occasion. A special mention has to go to Noom (owner, manager, gardener, builder, travel agent, tour guide, you name it - he does it). It seems that Noom's lifelong ambition is to build... More 

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Address: 36 Hassadisewi Rd | Sriphoom, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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