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Spicythai Backpackers

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36 Hassadisewi Rd | Sriphoom, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall I really enjoyed my stay here, it has a very laid back atmosphere which is great. It's not fancy but it's clean enough and not too far from the old town. I have just booked again for next year :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best week in Chiang Mai staying at this fantastic hostel. The staff are lovely, always willing to help answer any questions you might have and will book any activities you want, help you organise transport etc. The hostel is so sociable, with a big communal open space downstairs - one big table and sofas in a circle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been a little over a year since my last stay at Spicy Thai and thankfully some things never change. I'm sure my review is another in a long line of positives for the highest rated hostel in Thailand. Noom runs an excellent ship and with the addition of a small restaurant, can now boast possibly the best breakfast... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I really enjoyed this hostel. It is perfect for a solo traveller as they organise plenty of nights out and in house meals. There is a big communal space with a TV and movies for a laid back day or evening. The hostel was very clean and the showers were very good. There is a food van just outside that... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there for a couple of nights over the New Year's Eve week with a friend. People who worked at the hostel were so friendly and welcoming. They try their best to assist you in any way they can. The attraction is that they make everyone feel like a family member and they maintain good values and principles, which they... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We stayed 6 days at SpicyTai and we loved our time there. The hostel was clean and nearby everything you needed. The staff was very helpful when we were planning our activities. The hostel had different activities each day which was a great way to meet new people and explore the city. I enjoyed my stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I had such an awesome time at Spicythai! The staff is so awesome and helpful and there were always great activities to do in the evenings so you really got to know the other guests. It is easy walking distance from the old city, or a short tuk tuk to the bars or airport.

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Beds were dirty when we checked in, had to change them ourselves. Stains everywhere. Filthy floors, the place is not cleaned often. Dog poop on the floor for hours as there is a new puppy but no clear owner.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was one of the best hostels I have been too!! Beds are confortable and clean and the showers are big and clean too. The best aspect of the whole place is the sociable atmosphere there!! There are so many new cool people to meet, I met some amazing people I still keep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The atmosphere here is what made us want to stay for over a week. It's so communal, with the hostel organising cheap trips or things to do in the evening meaning that if you are a lone traveller or someone who loves to socialise, you can meet great people. The staff and the owner really helped us to find things... More 

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