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Spicythai Backpackers

14 Hassadisewi Rd. | Sriphoom, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Ranked #29 of 327 hotels in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for nearly two weeks in Chiang Mai with Spicythai, which is a choice I definitely don't regret. What I really loved: we met a lot of great new people and experienced Chiang Mai with them, which was wonderful -- karaoke, cooking classes, muay thai fights, ladyboy cabarets... the staff even helped us pull together an impromptu Super Bowl... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved staying here! Rob and Tom [the staff] are just lovely! The rooms are nice and clean and the general vibe in the hostel is an awesome one [friendly, social, laid-back]! It's a great place to meet other travelers and to just relax and take it all in. It might not be in the center of it all... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very friendly place to meet other backpackers. The big table in the livingroom invites to join the conversations. The rooms are clean and the breakfast is ok. Noom (the owner) can help you with everything :)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Tom and rob are very Nice and helpful. The house is clean and the beds are good. The living room is a great place to meet people. There are always people sitting at the table having a drink or Some food, or watching a movie. Feels like home. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This hostel might not be right in the middle of the old city but it's only a 5 minute walk to the west gate!The staff are great and super helpful and always organise little hikes, trips to the markets or nights out with the other guests! The hostel's facilities are pretty basic but clean and the common area is good... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I stayed here for 5 nights. It's a great place to meet new people. The common room is well arranged with tv lounge, big table, internet... Outside is a nice garden with some hammocks for relaxing. The staff is very friendly and helpful and organizes every day a special event for the travellers. Highly recommended to everyone who wants to... More

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Free breakfast in the morning, good computers, hammocks, helpful staff really good value for money! Great atmosphere even though its not central getting a tut tut is easy from here and usually lots of people to walk with or share the price with. Highly recommended!!!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

great staff. shout out to Rob the manager/receptionist/tourguide/drinkingbuddy/matchmaker there. A really good place to go when travelling by yourself, as they organize group activities and group night outs. Beds were comfortable, they had towel hire facilities, free wifi, free brekky and the staff were always ready to give you advice on what to do for the day and how to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I stayed here for about 3 days whilst in Chang Mai. The hostel is really social, met lots of people here. We all went to the Thai boxing one night which was really good and they seemed to organised lots of activities. It is fairly central to the town and pretty cheap. The staff were really helpful, I had to... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I stayed here whilst travelling through Chiang Mai. I heard about this hostel from other people travelling on my trip and booked it on word of mouth. I only heard great things about this place and it definitely lived up to its reputation. I had an amazing time at this hostel. The staff were amazing, they were extremely helpful, informing... More

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Also Known As:
Spicythai Backpackers Hotel Chiang Mai
Spicythai Backpackers Hotel
Address: 14 Hassadisewi Rd. | Sriphoom, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In 2006, we created our Spicy Hostel that has since hosted thousands of very happy travelers... Do not miss your opportunity to experience the spiciness in Chiang Mai.Beginning in September 2006, we have shown this country what a real backpackers hostel is and how to run a great hostel. Rated No.2 in Asia 2007 and No.1 in Thailand 2008, Spicythai has really brought the backpackers hostel to life in Thailand. A group of young locals with lots of travel experiences and warm hearts have created each Spicy and have brought them to the top of the game in a very short time. Six years of success prove very well that we have been doing the right thing.Now Spicythai is in its new location: an even bigger and more beautiful house in a more convenient location, close to the Old City.Special Features at Spicythai;Apart from normal stuff that you will get at budget hostels such as free toiletries, a book swap, reference books, bed linens, parking, city maps, tour information, etc, we offer more including:- Strong and firm handmade bunk beds (no funny noises to annoy you while sleep)- AC in all dorms (we live in the city so AC is a good investment for climate and pollution)- Free coffee and tea with toast, butter and jams- Kitchen with free spices and oil- Original honesty system mini-bar with 24/7 easy access- Big-screen TV & home theater system with cable TV and an incredible collection of movies and TV series- Communal computers with high speed internet until midnight and 24/7 free WiFi- Free use of storage closet ... more   less 
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