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Spicythai Backpackers

36 Hassadisewi Rd | Sriphoom, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Ranked #31 of 330 Hotels in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

it feels exactly like a flatshare - the common room is big, with a table to talk around or a tv with a great selection of films. you can always find someone there to strike up a conversation with and find some people to go out with (great for lone travellers!) the dorms are clean, with NORMAL air conditioning, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very sociable hostel, conveniently located for getting in to and around Chiang Mai. Staff are great, will book tours and transport for you, and are generally friendly and helpful. I met lots of people travelling alone here, which is ideal when youre doing the same. Great hostel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I stayed here last year and came back for more! No doubt it can be a bit of a party hostel at times, but that just demonstrates the friendly atmosphere brought about by a good mix of travellers. The staff are also great, one in particular gave us some good advice regarding riding to Pai, and on our return gave... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I enjoyed staying here, it's not the cleanest of hostels, the bathrooms could do with some work, but other than that I loved it here. We stayed for 4 nights. Mainly because of the staff, the staff are so friendly, they have a fridge where you can help yourself to beverages, and you pay when you check out, a very... 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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