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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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Gold Coast, Australia
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 nights at De Chai and would stay again if/when we return to Chaing Mai. This not a resort Hotel but it is very well appointed, in a great location and the staff treated us very well. Our package included breakfast which was of a good quality and whilst the De Chai catered for other meals, the location... More 

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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First let me say this isn't a through review because we didn't actually stay here. That being said, I was in a heart beat. We came to this hotel desperate because our credit card had been frozen. We needed to call the bank and apparently that's next to impossible. We tried banks, we tried post offices, we tried our hotel,... More 

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Thank Ktthecakebaker
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the De Chai for a few days on our visit to Chiang Mai. What really made the hotel for us was the front desk staff. Incredibly friendly and helpful, definitely the best we've come across on our trip. The room was spacious and clean. We didn't use the spa or the pool at the hotel so we... More 

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Thank Kyle R
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a resort type of hotel, then De Chai is not for you. I highly recommend this hotel if you are in Chiang Mai. It's affordable, convenient, comfortable, clean and good services. This hotel is located in a busy and convenient area but it's hidden in a small alley that it's quiet for resting and sleeping at... More 

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Thank JDT1972
Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting with an early check-in (we had an early morning flight, and the staff generously let us check in at noon, as soon as the room was made up) and a pleasant staff, all the way though our week stay, it was a great place to call home. It is far enough away from the main road to isolate you... More 

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Thank Isaac A
Melbourne
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and loved the hotel. The rooms were clean, quiet, well furnished in local style, and the location couldnt have been better. Originally I had been trying to book rooms within the walls of the Old City but having been to Chiang Mai now I would recommend staying just outside of them - which is... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at de Chai for 4 days and each day loved it more. The staff are friendly and helpful. Got a two hour massage in the spa downstairs that was totally relaxing. The masseuse got up on the table so she could put her full weight into sorting out my back. She was awesome! And she put the prettiest... More 

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Thank Olivia D
Nairobi, Kenya
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We spent three nights at this hotel. Staff were very friendly from the time of check in. The only exception being one staff at the restaurant serving breakfast who seemed to be forcefully working there. Rooms were big and well equipped. A great stay!

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Sydney, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The rooms are bright and spacious. Staff are very friendly and helpful, breakfast and Internet connection is excellent BUT..let down by the not great plumbing in the bathrooms, the very limited cable TV access. Pool water is freezing for some reason- which can be good on a really hot day!

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Thank Shane S
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here on our honeymoon and booked a suite at this hotel. We booked and paid in full three months before travel. The day before arrival, we got a call to say that they had overbooked and we couldn't have the suite anymore, only a room. Other than a refund of the price difference, the hotel offered no compensation,... More 

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