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Chiangmai Backpack House

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96/2-3 Rat Chian Saen Rd. | Haiya, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Chiangmai Backpack House
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Ranked #68 of 539 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 1 week ago

This has been the absolutely best hostel I have stayed in on my Thailand trip! This is off course a budget stay. This is made for backpackers. So don't expect a 5 star hotel. What you get is the nicest host with his family! I had a such a wonderful time just sitting in the hostel and talking to John... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great few nights stay here. We turned up unannounced and with nothing booked. These guys acted as tour guides with loads of folders of information to help us plan our next few days from cookery courses to jungle treks. They organised everything and let us use their phone when needed. They held our luggage when we went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got of at chiang mai and was looking for a hostel to stay at! I like the reviews and decided i wanted to stay here. I booked on booking.com and it was very cheap couldn't believe how cheap it was!, the hosts are lovely and were always done stairs in the reception happy too help with anything and everything... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I stayed there during Songkran/Thai new year, so it was a very busy time. The owners were indeed super friendly, helpful and chatty, the location was convenient and the lounge is a good place to make some new friends. However, there's only two or three bathrooms, which is not enough for the number of people that can stay there and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This was one of my favorite guesthouses on my entire backpacking trip through Thailand and Cambodia for a variety of reasons. First is the wonderful family atmosphere. Tony runs the guesthouse with his wife, which gives Chiang Mai Backpack House a great family vibe. Every night the family eats a big dinner in the lobby, which makes you truly feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is the first time ever I write a review about anything. Thats because this isn't just anything. I have considered this place my home while I was in Chiang Mai area. I have spend about 4 weeks here, in total. I came back 3 times. Where to start, where to start....... First off, the owners: Tony and Oil, are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

I recently spend 3 days here and i couldnt have asked for a better experience! Tony and Oil were so accommodating to everything i needed from tours, local information, bike rentals, medical advice.... just the friendliest people ive met so far on my trip. I would highly recommend this hostel if you want a nice relaxed vibe where meeting people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The owners are absolutely great and they play a huge part on what made my stay at this hostel a great one. They are very helpful, speak great English and it's nice to just have a convo with them. The dorms were good with lockers for each bed, showers were hot and had good pressure. Wifi was working well most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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

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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