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Chiangmai Backpack House

96/2-3 Rat Chian Saen Rd. | Haiya, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Ranked #74 of 502 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I've stayed here for 2days as a small stop. I didn't pay much for the dorm but the beds where good to sleep upon. Location is great, 5,10minute walk to the center or nightbazaar. Only downside was that you've had to be in before 2am. Keep that in mind and you'll be fine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 days and it was a great experience! If you're coming to Chiangmai, you must stay :D Great hosts and the dorm rooms are very affordable! Make sure you speak to Tony and he sort you out with everything you need!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The owners are friendly and helpful, but that is the only good thing I can write about the guesthouse. The room and bathrooms where dirty when I arrived and didn't get cleaned in the next 3 days. I feld uncomfortable so put my stuff on the floor and in a dirty locker. In the most bathrooms it was impossible to... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have just stayed at this hostel and I can say I really enjoyed my time there and I was sad to be leaving. At 120 baht a night, I did not expect much more than a bed to sleep in however this place delivers a lot. I was lucky in that I was the only person in my 6... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you are thinking about sleeping in the dorms, dont. They are cheap, but thats because as soon as you shut the door and hang out in the room for an hour, its unbearable. I had to use a cold, wet towel as a blanket just to get me through the night. However, the family that owns it is wonderful.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have stayed here over the Songkran period and it turned out to be an amazing place. We had lovely staff member and very helpful with any questions I had. Its a nice place to meet people, and its location is very close to the centre. The restaurant part has very good food and I was their Number 1 fan... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I've spent the last two Songkran (water festival) holidays at Chiang Mai Backpack House. Both times I'm amazed by how close of a family feel you receive from the staff. The guests usually join together for events, meals, parties, etc. A great place to go. The owner and his family will make sure you are taken care of, not ripped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I stayed here a total of 8 days. Great hostel. Clean. Comfy. Pillows are fluffy n the right size, Quiet building. They rent motor bikes, plan tours, has multi-fanned dorm rooms, hot water showers if desired with pressure. Close to the old square and main road. Most everything's near by. It's perfect really. Thai family runs it n owns it.... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Hey, I really enjoyed my stay there. All the staff is so friendly and so helpful. They try all that you can enjoy your stay. I had good talks with Toni the owner and think these people are one of the nicest i met in south east asia. Besides that they offer a cheap accomodation but its quite clean though.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I have stayed there for 8 nights. I liked the accomodation and location of it. Staff is very friendly and keen to help you. Location is close to south gate and classic thai marketplace. Excellent location to meet Chiang Mai, both old and modern.

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Address: 96/2-3 Rat Chian Saen Rd. | Haiya, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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