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Water Well Guest House

14 Ratchadamnoen Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Water Well Guest House
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Ranked #298 of 536 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Didsbury, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This place is ok to stay but I only recommend it for couples. The reason why, is because otherwise it is expensive. The rooms are basic and consist of a wardrobe, a bed, nightstand, and a/c unit. The bathroom has a basic shower (takes a long time to warm up) and a sink and toilet. It isn't special at all,... More 

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Forget the Lonely Planet recommendations (which are only a stones throw away from Waterwell), they'll be booked up and double the price! We found ourselves searching for accommodation and tried both of the lonely planets suggestions, both were full hence how we ended up finding this little gem! 500 Tb a night in April, air con, en-suite, clean, great location... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

On the best of the guest house streets. Lonely planet houses litter the st, and are pricey and often full. Water well is cheaper, clean, comfy and easy going with payments, rules etc.. A quiet and homely stay in the best location. Run by a kind family. TV, wifi best downstairs, no food but the cosy street caters for all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

I've currently returned to Water Well guest house after some trekking. The owner minded my pack for me and had my same room waiting when I returned. In response to previous criticism, yes the owners are not overly helpful but this is because their English is poor. Everything I've needed they have assisted with. Plus, I actually like that they... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Came to Chiang Mai after midnight (our train had 3 hour delay), everything was closed or full. It's near the Thapae gate, so the location is good (but there are many guesthouses in that area, so that's not a real argument). And it's still quiet in the night, since it's off the main streets. There are many downsides. The price... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I stayed one week and paid 400 bahts / night. I think it was a bit expensive cos chiang mai is so cheap overall. Staff was very quiet but everything worked ok. I recommed this everyone who wants good and quiet basic room with a good location. Thapae gate is very near as well as local bars (yellow and spicy)... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

No room service, no breakfast, rude staff, no athmosphere at all and expensive for its characteristics. It was late and we were run out of time, so we end up paying and staying here. It was well located and the street is charming but the hotel itself feels lonely. Toilette bed and room its OK. Wifi only available at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

located in the old town within the wall, Water Well is accessible and convenient for small walks around the area. there are a few other guesthouses along the same alley, so you are free to explore the area before deciding on a place too. the room is very basic, with air-conditioner, a bathroom and a TV that goes off tune... More 

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