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Sheik Istana Hotel

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10/1 Moo 3 Padad Road | Padad, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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Ranked #58 of 336 Hotels in Chiang Mai
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got our room for about $50 usd. for this it is fine. Opt out of the breakfast. Since we first stayed here it has gone done hill. Breakfast is bad and things are getting old. The water was rust colored in the shower.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Very nice smaller size hotel. The staff was very friendly and very professional. The afternoon Duty Manager( darker skinned guy) did a fantastic job even after his working hours. The room was very very beautiful with a nice bathtub. They also have a bath salt for guesses in the room. Also, they have snacks in a very cute ceramic containers... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Good location, not far from Chiang Mai airport and all room balcony have river view. I like hotel design, room decoration, restaurant and friendly service from staff. Few options for breakfast and bland taste.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Sheik Istana is a good choice for Chiang Mai. The rooms are quite new, very clean, and very pretty. They all have balconies which look out onto the river, and have views of the beautiful temple across the river. The gardens are beautiful, and provide a really nice place to take a break in the afternoon heat. The two pools... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

beautiful new boutique hotel, staff so helpful, even got massage from waitress at breakfast because i had sore neck..a little out of the way maybe 5kms from tapae gate very peaceful..would definately stay again

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Beijing Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

very kind and friendly service, every staff is similing and zealous, gorgerous In the high qualified gym, a coach taught my son how to exercise and my kid love it. The breakfast is the characteristic of the hotel, in which there are abundant and delicious food, beautiful sceneries. We got very nice assist of the doorman and tour agency as... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival, the grounds and rooms are impressive and beautiful. Unfortunately, this hotel fails with food and service. Breakfast could be spectacular sitting overlooking the river but the food is mediocre at best. Prepackaged croissants and sugary cakes should be avoided. There are some fresh Asian choices and an an omelette station but be warned that they are Thai style... More 

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Chonburi Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A small and quiet hotel look over to Ping river and near airport. Service excellent specially front office department and also food & beverage ;all of them very friendly.They have shuttle bus to shopping area , transfer service to and from airport .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

This hotel was the perfect start of my stay. The hotel stands with a good size. Location is great and peaceful which sets along the small river. I love the presentation and style and the hotel is indeed designed to top. Worth to stay and highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Having stayed in many hotels over the years in Chiang Mai and area, we were looking for something different and that is why we chose Sheik Istana Hotel. In fact it is a lovely place to stay. The Moroccan design has been done very well, the hotel has been well maintained and is immaculate throughout. We had a Superior Room,... More 

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