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Chiangmai Backpack House

96/2-3 Rat Chian Saen Rd. | Haiya, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Ranked #52 of 498 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 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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Honolulu, Hawaii
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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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Edmonton, Canada
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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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Belgrade, Serbia
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

The staff were very honest and friendly, I hired a motorbike from them and didn't use all the fuel up and for no extra charge they let me use it the next day too. Rooms are decent and good location but the bathrooms could do with some better cleaning. Otherwise I highly recommend this place to any backpacker, cheap and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I had a fantastic 6 nights here, and this was only possible with the impossibly hospitable, friendly and helpful owners - Tony and Oil. They made my friends and I felt welcome right from the check-in, providing much needed information about the city and offering help whenever possible. They assisted with the booking of travel tours to make everything fuss-free... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This place was one of our favorite places to stay. Bare simple rooms, basic shared toilets, but really great staff, great location, great value and you can book everything you want to book from the front desk. Had a great atmosphere, and would recommend for anyone keen for a cheap backpackers

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

I stayed for five nights while travelling the chiang mai and pai area. You can book everything at the front desk even the night before you decide to do something. The only point I can mention where they can improve is there bathroom facilities. Its not too bad, but its basic. Other than that awesome stay. The staff/owners are very... More

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Address: 96/2-3 Rat Chian Saen Rd. | Haiya, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
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Cozy-Clean-Budget accommodation on Main Street,near Chiangmai Gate, 5mins to Saturday Walking Street and 10mins to Sunday Walking Street. ... more   less 
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