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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 329 Hotels in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

This was a very well decorated hotel, with beautiful rooms and a very tasty restaurant. We were there during winter so we didn't have a chance to enjoy their pools. It's located a bit further away than most hotels there, which makes it a great place for a getaway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

After driving through Chiang Mai city, I saw how crowded the streets were at night. I was so happy to not have to sleep in the middle of that. Just a few minutes drive away, I had the peace and quiet to enjoy my beautiful hotel on a river, with a beautiful temple on the other side.What a view! And... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We were made to feel very welcome and the staff were friendly and helpful. Over Christmas, everything in Chiang Mai appeared to be very busy and the hotel was fully occupied. It could be a bit difficult to find transport into town, but the hotel helped by contacting taxis (although there was sometimes a bit of a wait for these).... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

From the moment that we reserved this hotel we had problems. We tried to change our reservation and they wouldn't agree to it. We asked them to pick us up at the airport and they didn't respond and didn't show up. We asked to check in one hour early when we arrived and they refused. They charged a 300 baht... More

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Skol S, General Manager at Sheik Istana Hotel, responded to this review

First & foremost we would like to thank you for being with us during the New Year celebration in Chiang Mai, and please accept our sincere apologies on the incidents that occurred to you and we would like to explain for such incidents as follow:- 1. For any amendment or cancellation these subject to the type of reservation when the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This hotel was perfect for us. The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were gorgeous, lovely decor, it is indeed romantic. Not far from the city and some great restaurants nearby you can walk to in minutes. The gym was really well equipped and the gardens were good for relaxing. Breakfast provided was one of the best we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

As we walked through the door I was greeted by "hello Mr Metcalfe". Now, I don't know if I was the only 'farang' (foreigner) booked in but, it was a nice touch as Ive never stayed there and booked my own transport. It got better, all of the staff are immense. We were to be blessed at wat Umong the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights. The resort has its own uniqueness and style, with the view of Ping river and Chedi from the temple across.. giving nice and peaceful atmosphere. Services are nice, at very good level, staff are friendly. Breakfast can be better.. not so many choices. Room is in good size, clean and sufficiently equipped with what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

My mom and I stayed at Sheik for 2 days. The property is beautiful, and the room has a good river view; the staff are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is nice, with bread, fruits, meat (chicken wings especially delicious), soup (still remember curry soup) and porridge. The location is not ideal as the hotel is not near the city,... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I truly enjoyed my stay ar Sheik Istana, the decor in Moroccan style was superb with beautiful Ping river adding to the scenery. I loved the gym and their equipments. Last but not least, the service was warm, friendly, something you get only in a non branded hotel! Definitely recoomend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We stayed at the Sheik Istana for two nights and were very impressed with the hotel. The room was clean and nicely decorated and the bed was super comfy. The bathroom was also spacious. We liked the balcony overlooking the garden and the river. The staff were all nice and polite throughout our stay. My mom was totally impressed with... More

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Address: 10/1 Moo 3 Padad Road | Padad, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheik Istana Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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