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Smile House Chiangmai

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   5 Rachamankha Soi 2, Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Ranked #360 of 498 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A hotel review and recommendation by 'The Lonely Planet' is more than a good enough reason to select Smile House as a place to stay. After all, it boasts a great Central location (5 minutes walk to the Eastern Gate), an excellent common area with pool and better still, fan rooms from as little as 500baht per night. Bargain! However,... More

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Vientiane, Laos
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The fan room was good for cooling weather in Feb. This is definitely worth the money especially if you're planning to stay more than 3 days in Chiangmai. Good location, friendly staff and there's lovely pool you can chill there.

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Top Contributor
438 reviews 438 reviews
117 hotel reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My 400 baht fan room was spacious and clean. The mattress was excellent. The pool is small, but pleasant. WiFi worked quickly and well poolside and more slowly, but still worked in my room. Given the pool and the good, quiet location I think this is one of the best values in Chiang Mai. I must note that the previous... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Smile House (Not Smile Guest House?) Electrocution; Scheduling Harassment: Unsafe Conditions Ongoing Electrocuted by exposed live wires directly above shower nozzle; see PIC New reservations are granted priority above those of current guests even if guests are there for six months Ongoing safety issues such as nail sticking out of pool deck, compromised deck structure (wood) Private hotel business matters... More

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Breda, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights in 2 different rooms. The ambiance is quite nice, but the rooms were terrible. Falling apart and disgusting, with many bugs like cockroaches. Same for the towels, curtains and such. We had the 'better' rooms with airco but for this money you can get way better very close by, just find another place really!

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Songkhla, Thailand
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Last week, I stayed for 2 nights at the Smile House in Chiang Mai. It is a small property but is packed with rooms and was completely full the first night. My a/c room right beside the kiddie pool was approximately 3 X 4 meters. The two twin beds took up almost all the space available. So what does the... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Smile house is almost the perfect guesthouse in Thailand, for us it ticks pretty much all the boxes, we still haven't found anything better. The rooms are well-priced and affordable on a backpacker budget, and come in a range of prices so it's worth asking if they've got anything at the price you're wanting to pay. Our air conditioning didn't... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Smile house is a good place to sleep, but they have a bad administration. They forced us to pay twice for the room. We paid when we checked in, but the next day when we wanted to check out, they told us we didn't pay the day before. We explained we did pay, but they said we did not. We... More

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Address: 5 Rachamankha Soi 2, Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #360 of 498 B&Bs / Inns in Chiang Mai
Hotel Class:3 star — Smile House Chiangmai 3*
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