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78 Ratmakka road | Pha Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013
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Cuiaba, MT
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I really dont understand why this hostel receive so much great evaluation here. Before I booking any hotel always I search in Tripadvisor, like I did with "FWD House", and I didnt have good expirience there. One thing good thing this hotel have the location. But when I arrived there I needed to wait per 40 minutes for anyone attend... More

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I stayed here with some friends while traveling around Thailand in February. The facility was clean and exceeded my expectations for what we paid per night. When my friend told me he booked us at this hostel I was a little skeptical of the hostel experience. But, it was a very nice comfortable place. There are 10 beds in one... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Myself and 2 friends researched for ages to find a good place to stay in Chaing Mai but boy was it worth it. Travelling on a budget always makes life a little more difficult when searching for accommodation. But this was a true gem. We stayed here after a 22 hour train journey from Bangkok. Its not the easiest place... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The bed concept is cool. The dorms are a bit too concrety ... could use some paint and some more furniture. The staff are super friendly. Helped us book things. Didn't feel like they were pushing one company over another. But ... it was crawling with bed bugs. Was lying in bed reading at night when I saw one coming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I travelled around Thailand, Laos and Cambodia for the month of June and looking back, this hostel was one of the major contributions to my my trip incredible!!! I can't even begin to describe how kind, welcoming and just all round amazing the owners of this hostel are. They are two of the nicest people I met on my trip.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Only 10 beds and a bit more private, which might be less desirable for someone travelling alone. Staff/owners are wonderful and super helpful. All of the activities planned for us have been great. Washroom and showers are clean and the box bed style is really nice. Location in old city is very convenient. Highly recommend!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I want to love FWD House. It's a pretty new venture, set up by a lovely family and designed to provide a slightly different backpacker experience. The service is great - Win and his team are immensely helpful and always provide service with a smile. It took a while for us to book in but this was a minor niggle.... More

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Jurong, Singapore
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

the owner is a very friendly and kind person, who gives good advise on the activities to participate and recommend good company to carry out the activities. family run guesthouse.. when joining the tour from the guesthouse, breakfast would also be provided. if u are on a tight budget, i strongly recommend it.. on sundays, the Sunday market is right... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at this place for 2 nights. It was cheap but that is pretty much the only good thing about this place. There seems to be bed bugs in the dorms. I woke up with insect bite marks all over my arms, legs and neck. Some other people were complaining about it too. Also, I find that the dorms... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We got a recommendation to stay at FWD House from a friend during our 5 week trip through SE Asia. We booked 3 nights when we arrived and were pleased to be received by some friendly staff. The outer reception area is somewhat detached from the sleeping area, which was strange and also brought up questions about the security of... More

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Address: 78 Ratmakka road | Pha Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
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For each of our guests we provide a private, box-style bed with personal locker. We also provide water bottles, bedroom slippers, shower cap, and Wi-Fi internet free of charge. We are located just a 10-minute walk from the main strip of bars in Chiang Mai, and information on local tours and activities can be provided. Our staff is welcoming, friendly, and can cater to your personal needs.Our restaurant is open daily from 8am until 8pm and provides a wide range of both original Thai and western meals at a budget price. In the mornings we serve breakfast, both western and traditional, as well as juices, coffee, milk shakes and a selection of local teas.We are 4.3 km from Chiang Mai International Airport, 4.5 km from the Chiang Mai train station, 5 km from the bus station, 3 km from Chiang Mai Night Bazaar and 20 m to the main temple of Chiang Mai called “Wat Chedi Luang”. Our hostel can be reached by Taxi, Tuk tuk, or red car. If you wish, we can also reserve transportation for you at a fair price. ... more   less 
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