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De Chai The Colonial Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 / 3 Thapae Road. Soi 4 | Changklan Maung, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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Ranked #29 of 331 hotels in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed today
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The hotel is located down a quiet little lane way not far from where they hold the Sunday Night walking market (Thae Pae gate). The hotel is very neat and tidy and kept in a very clean state. We had an interconnecting family room for our stay. The main bedroom had a very comfortable king size bed and was well... More

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Huntington Beach
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our time at De Chai & were thankful every time we returned to our beautiful cool little hotel. The rooms are clean & chic (think W), the AC pumps cold air & the pool is pretty sweet. The staff is cordial & always willing to please. The location is perfect, just outside the old city & a couple... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is great looking and has very good facilities and the rooms are very comfortable. The only thing that was not going for this hotel was that it was well hidden from everything and was a good walk to find your way to the main areas. Staff spoke very little english but were friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a week at first but extended several times. One of the better hotels I've stayed in in CM. Rooms are spacious, well-designed and look new. WiFi speed is fast and reliable. Breakfast very good. Front desk staff very helpful. Only two drawbacks were the pool, being inside, was freezing, although that may come in useful in... More

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Paris, France
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked over the Christmas period for 4 nights (booking was made and confirmed 3 months before). The day before our arrival, they sent an email to Booking.com to say that they had to transfer us to another hotel in Chiang Mai. The last 2 nights in the De Chai The Colonial Hotel were very nice (and they tried to... More

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Geelong, Australia
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29 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially we booked Rimping Village for our first visit to Chiang Mai, but after doing a bit more research on location we changed to De Chai and am so glad we did. We love to walk....and walk we did. To Tha Pae gate (5 mins) Wararot (15 mins) Night Bazaar (20 mins). The hotel is down a lovely quiet laneway,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was in an excellent location, right next to the old town. The room was spacious and nicely decorated, the staff were all friendly and helpful and the breakfast was very good. Although there are cheaper hotels in chiang mai, the price is very affordable compared with UK prices. A couple of issues were that our bath did not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in a grand deluxe room so this review relates to that level room. For our first few nights at chiang mai we selected this hotel and paid that bit extra because we wanted to be confident we had a quality hotel... De chai didnt dissapoint, it is exactly that, a quality hotel. Spacious room with a great bathroom.... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is my second night in this hotel and I love it! It's on a quiet street, which is important since I'm a light sleeper, with a beautiful room. You get free water to drink, the laundry service is VERY reasonable and they helped me find a good tattoo shop. :) The taxi guys know it too, which is helpful!!!... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My GF and I stayed two nights in a Deluxe Room and found the Hotel to be very relaxing. The decor is modern and very clean with lots of space giving a very welcoming feel. Staff were helpful over and above the call of duty. The bed was very comfortable but I feel the air conditioning was a bit noisy... More

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Address: 6 / 3 Thapae Road. Soi 4 | Changklan Maung, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — De Chai The Colonial Hotel 4*
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#20 Luxury Hotel in Chiang Mai #27 Romantic Hotel in Chiang Mai #38 Family Hotel in Chiang Mai
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Perfectly located in the heart of Chiang Mai city on the most popular Thapae Road, the city’s main thoroughfare display many of unique and urban shop that had been flourishing along the classic one-way road. Just ten minutes by walk away is fantastic shopping venues Chaing Mai Night Bazaar as well as charming Sunday walking street, or stroll to antique Lanna Temple and the 100 Years market "Kad Luang", you can find everything you need at here! Furthermore, only a five to ten minutes drive from Chiang Mai International Airport. ... more   less 
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