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De Chai The Colonial Hotel

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6 / 3 Thapae Road. Soi 4 | Changklan Maung, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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Ranked #40 of 336 Hotels in Chiang Mai
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geelong, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a return visit as we stayed here last year and found it to be an excellent hotel in a terrific location. It sits just outside the Old City in a quiet lane off Tha Pae Road. The old city/The Pae Gate is just 5 minutes walk. The lovely Wat Mahawan is at the end of the lane with... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Nice hotel just outside old town, walking distance. It's close to many shops and markets. The great thing about this hotel was that it's located on a very quiet street. We didn't hear any outside noise when trying to sleep. The hotel has an open floorplan, which allows for a large number of bugs. However, bugs are expected in Thailand.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We loved De Chai as the bed was so comfy compared to the last place we stayed! Room was a large size and having bottles of water each day is nice. The staff were friendly and helped us by calling, booking and rescheduling tours that we wanted to do. The location was the best for us, right next to the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It's on a quiet side road with a 10 minute walk to the night bazaar (walk towards the Le Meridian hotel tower). There is a rotee stand on the intersection with the main road where you can enjoy the savoury banana waffle snack late into the night. The saturday night market is much bigger than the daily night bazaar and... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Absolutely stunning and comfort-driven rooms, pool is small and out of the sun but very refreshingly cold, FANTASTIC location right by Tha Pae gate and lots of good options (walking street, bars, food options, coffee places) in walking distance. Shower water was never hot, something that I never had a problem with but family visiting were pretty annoyed with. Mosquitoes... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Was a really nice hotel to stay in we had a big family room. The staff were really friendly and helpful.Wifi was speedy and reliable. Nice rooms and toilet. So overall great place to stay.Nice location and very near other interesting places. Breakfast wasn't great but can recommend Angels Secrets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

After reading the reviews from the past few days, I can't really add anything new, so I'll just reiterate a couple of bullet points here: * FREEZING pool - so much so that even in the hot weather, we couldn't use it. * The maids left the door to our room open when they cleaned, and we think they also... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It's sometimes hard to explain why you don't gel with.a Hotel. On the surface, this is a fresh, new hotel. The presentation is fine. Staff were very Ryan welcoming, attentive and helpful. The room was fine though very modern and trendy. It was 38 degrees and I was looking forward to a swim. The pool is semi indoor and no... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Friendly staff, spacious and clean room and a wonderful location and such a great value. This hotel was just charming and the breakfast is delicious. The staff will do whatever they can to make your stay comfortable and pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This was a very nice place. The staff is wonderful and very helpful! The rooms are very nice with a great bathroom! The hotel is gorgeous! The complimentary breakfast is very good. Great location for shopping and site seeing.

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