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Sheik Istana Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10/1 Moo 3 Padad Road | Padad, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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Ranked #35 of 330 hotels in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've not stayed at the hotel but have eaten at the Marrakech Restaurant several times. The Hotel Grounds are very impressive & beautiful. The Merrakech features Moroccan, Thai & International cuisine. Their Moroccan cuisine is not to be missed. I must add, that along with excellent food, their service is above & beyond. An outdoor setting gives a great view... More

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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself is very new and modern and all of the staff are extremely courteous and friendly.Generally the level of the service provided by the hotel was good.Infrastructure was rather new and condition of amenities was thus good.The hotel staff provided service and informations about the hotel and service like shuttle bus time , restaurant , swimmimg pool ,... More

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Spent 6 nights (low season) at this hotel with my mom and we are so pleased with its environment and services. Accessibility: located near the Ping River bank, 10-min from downtown. Not a very convenient location but a quiet place to stay. Free one way shuttle bus everyday to Warorot Market, Thapae Gate (Downtown) and Night Baazar (weekdays)/ Sun&Sat walking... More

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Luang Prabang, Laos
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stunning tropical garden leading to a large salt water swimming pool next to a huge free gym for guests. Added bonus of a Massage centre and a free shuttle to the Night Market, however you need to get back on your own , do take a map for the Taxi. The rooms and decor are impressive , and for the... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stay at the Room 309 during Chiangmai short visit last week I said "Woww!!!" after getting into my room The room is so elegant so lovely and well decorated. The view of River Ping from my window is beautiful. Moroccan Style Boutique Hotel in the North of Thailand, at first, sounds a bit strange to me. But, I found that... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

THE BUILDING AND GARDEN LOOKS LOVELY however service is non existant. Miles out of town , only one shuttle a day, worst breakfast ever in Asia, no buffet, absolutely tastless so called Moroccan breakfast with no flavouring at all unless you want to put heinz chili sauce on it.Plastic jam, cardboard croissants and canned music. The internet took 5 hours... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

loved this hotel, the rooms, the staff. the swimmmingpool. the hotel is 10 minutes drive from city, but you can take shuttle bus and just take a tuk tuk back, very easy but be sure that you take a map with you where you can point the hotel, otherwise they don't find it. we had a junior suite and is... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We have travelled extensively around Asia in the last 10 years and regard the Sheik Istana as the best hotel we have stayed in. We were their guests for 8 nights, and all members of staff treated us with much warmth and care, tending to our every need and ensuring we did not want for anything. The restaurant provided plenty... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were really pleased with our choice, so much that we stayed for four extra nights. The staff go that extra mile to ensure a happy stay and we appreciated their friendly help when needed. A really well equipped gym and 2nd pool available. Beautiful gardens on the riverside to enjoy and relax in. Free transport to the various markets... More

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Hong kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

i sent the email to get some information and book the room , the staff was so efficient to reply to me ! when i arrived had a beautiful lady staff pick up for us in airport , this is a cozy hotel and unique decoration . In the lobby had yummy welcome drink ,cool towel , and quick check... More

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Address: 10/1 Moo 3 Padad Road | Padad, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
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Hotel Class:4 star — Sheik Istana Hotel 4*
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Amenities

Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#11 Business Hotel in Chiang Mai #17 Spa Hotel in Chiang Mai #23 Family Hotel in Chiang Mai #24 Luxury Hotel in Chiang Mai #33 Romantic Hotel in Chiang Mai
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sheik Istana is ideally situated on the Ping River, the main river that runs through the city, in one of the most beautiful locations in Chiang Mai. All attraction areas are all within easy reach. The design of the 35 luxuriously appointed guest rooms was inspired by Moroccan and Asian architecture, making the hotel ideally suited for a romantic getaway or honeymoon; its convenient location and beautiful, cosy and elegant atmosphere will however equally appeal to business people. Relax and take in the stunning views of Wat Chedi Lium, one of the ancient temples in Wiang Kum Kam,from your guestroom terrace and have yourself pampered by our friendly and professional staff. ... more   less 
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