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The Living Place

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2/2Thapea Rd. Soi2, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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Ranked #42 of 539 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed my stay at this hostel more so than any other on my travels so far! The atmosphere is unbelievable with the owners Aree and Vee going out of their way to make sure no one is left on their own. Within minutes of if arriving Aree introduced me to some others and I then spent the next few... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, this is a pretty good place to stay. Sometimes highly social and great to meet people, sometimes a bit quiet. Not very loud at night, and you get A/C in the rooms at night. Beware of lots of mosquitoes. The owner, Aree, is a legend - she is awesome and goofy and very playfully edgy. She has three little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Nice hostel with good facilities. The dorms are clean and the showers are oke. The hostel owner is really helpfull and is willing to help you at any time. The atmosphere in the hostel is really good. If you want to meet other ppl this is the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stayed at this hostel on two counts back in January when I was travelling for a month and I loved every moment of it. Aree is the kindest hostel owner I met and when I had my birthday she helped my boyfriend plan the surprise trip to an elephant sanctuary and when we returned she had brought everyone from this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I came here from bangkok and was welcomed by everybody in the common room. Its a clean hostel, with big, cool rooms and really cool people. Aree is very welcoming and helps you book any tour. I would totally recommend it, had a great stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The best hostel I stayed in during my time in Asia, the rooms are basic but clean and have good ac. The communal area is a great place to socialise and everyone goes out most nights to various things going on in town (so great if you're a solo traveller, like myself). It's just off one of the main roads... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I loved this hostel, I really cannot understand the bad reviews. It is so welcoming, as you arrive you are introduced to everyone else in the hostel. It's clean, some mosquitos apparently but as is the nature of thailand, (though I have not seen any myself.) Great common room to meet people. The front desk books all tours (tip: do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The owner is a lovely, relaxed and helpful lady who goes the extra step to help out on your stay in Chiang Mai. Beds are clean and comfy, common area is chilled and met some great people there. Thanks for a cracker of a stay!

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We were warmly welcomed by Aree ... But that is a where the good times stopped. Ants and bugs and including a few cockroaches found on a bar of soup in the washroom found in during a 3am pee. We were eaten alive by the mosquitos. I came back from breakfast to find the "cleaning" lady laying on my bunk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I loved this hostel! Aree (the host) is incredibly sweet and helpful! She always introduces people and thats why the whole atmosphere is very opened and friendly. Everyone is a big family! I loved my stay there and also Chiang Mai is just so relaxing and nice! :) Would always come back!!!!! Thanks for this warm home!

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