We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 488 Chiang Mai B&Bs / inns

Malak Guest House

25 Soi 2 | Thanon Ratwithi, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (17)
  • Photos (8)
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (3)
  • Location
  • More
Malak Guest House
Ranked #291 of 488 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Chiang Mai
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

17 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    2
    5
    4
    3
    3
See reviews for
1
2
6
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Boynton Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
52 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I have stayed here twice. My first visit I had a bright second-floor room (private room/private bath). My second visit I had a rear, windowless, dark ground level room (private room/private bath). The toilets are squat-style only. The staff was always friendly. This guesthouse is clean and no-frills. For the low price, this is a good deal. Located in the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Québec
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Really great deal for the money, with small but cozy rooms all with private washrooms. It is on very quiet backstreet, but so close to Sumphet market, many cafés, juice shops, restaurants and food stalls. The two owners (a Swiss and a German with their thai partners) are friendly and helpful. An other plus is the roof terrace. Wifi is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
339 reviews 339 reviews
103 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Malak changes hand and changes Name to DIVA 2 A Swiss man and his partner but Malak Guest house and started to revamp it ...There is still a long way to go and they know it. We spent a week at the place, situated in a quiet and convenient place, neer almost everything, by the market at Soy 6. They... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Pattaya, Thailand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Cheap and a good location. I had a small room with a bathroom that was reasonably clean. There was only cold shower in the room but the Guesthouse has a shared hot shower in a lobby. The good thing about this place is that its a short walk to somphet market and there's loads of nice cafes near by.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

Just don't bother, the only good thing about this place is that its a short walk to somphet market and there's loads of nice lil cafes and the likes nearby. There is an abundance of guesthouses in the same vicinity so just go to one of them! The room was cheap but like a prison cell, the water from the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
58 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights in early Feb 2013. Our 250bhat twin room came with ensuite shower / squat toilet and whilst the room itself was clean enough, the drainage from the toilet seemed to be poor and despite pouring numerous buckets of water down it, the squat toilet began to smell after the first day. Despite having a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Yes, this is not a Hilton or a Shangri-la, but for $5 a night there is very little to complain. I had a small room with a bathroom that was reasonably clean. There was only cold shower in the room but the Guesthouse has a shared hot shower in a lobby. At first I thought this would be inconvenient, but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011 via mobile

Hostel is Pretty cheap and in a Good Location with only Little Noise From The Street. Hiwever the Walls are so thin you hear everything (and I really Mean everything!) of your neighbours. Our "bathroom" (located within the room and separated just by a low wall) was smelly. Pros are The nice roof terace and The Price of 250 BHT.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Newport Beach, California
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

My best friend and I stayed here, based on a recommendation from Lonely Planet. The room was NOT AT ALL AS DESCRIBED. The sheets were dirty, the walls had footprints on them, and the room smelled terrible. Additionally, the walls between the rooms were so thin, that we could hear the man 3 rooms over snoring! Needless to say, we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
28 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

I stayed here as it was recommended in the Lonely Planet Southeast Asia guidebook. The guesthouse is located on a lane to the west of Th. Moon Muang, in a pleasant area of Chiang Mai popular with backpackers without being too commercial, 10-15 minutes walk to the Tha Phae gate. Check-in was straightforward, payment for the room was in advance... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Malak Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Malak Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Malak Guest House

Address: 25 Soi 2 | Thanon Ratwithi, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Also Known As:
Malak Guest House Hotel Chiang Mai

8 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (6)

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added Malak Guest House to your Saves list