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Galare Guest House

7 Chareonprathet Rd. Soi #2, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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Ranked #39 of 330 hotels in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unfortunately the advertising belies reality.We found the room overpriced & not clean...dirty floors/ pillows smelt / bed linen stained. All the staff seemed to be asleep or close to it. Have never done a bad review before but "Galare"just failed on all fronts.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Situated right next to the river, away from the bustle of downtown, it's a lovely little guest house. Friendly staff, good clean rooms, wifi and average breakfast. A short walk across the bridge to the riverside bars, or 5-10 minutes to the inner walls. Absolutely no complaints.

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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Lovely, cold, efficient air conditioning was so welcome after returning from outings each day. All the decor is rather dated but this part of the charm of Galare. Room was clean, big and comfortable. Free water provided and available as well from a chilled water filter on the verandah which was great to see. Wifi was a bit slow at... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Marvelous popular budget accommodation with very friendly honest easy going and hard working staff.(a few baht is considerate for them) It is a very short walk from Galare to some of the best food and Jazz in the old city if you like to stroll and take in the sights or cheap as chips if the Galare calls a tuktuk.... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Best masaman curry ever in the guest house restaurant. Rooms are clean. Generally quiet. Helpful staff. Free cold water. Close to Night Market. Nice walk to downtown. Massage shop right down end of street. Nice lady does laundry across the soi from guest house.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Nice hotel situated in a quiet area on the riverbank with friendly knowledgeable staff. Rooms were large and comfortable and spread over two floors with balconies (no lifts). There is a nice garden area to sit or lounge and another on the riverbank. The restaurant overlooks the river, it has a limited menu but the food was very good and... More

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This hotel feels like home. The staff was super helpful and friendly and all spoke very good English. The rooms have that homey feel to them and while the facility is older, it's very clean. The beds are a little stiff but that's the only negative I can think of (and I don't mind stiff beds anyway). The rooms have... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Galare Guest House has been a home away from home for my family for over 20 years. Tucked away down a soi off busy Chareonprathet Road and the Night Market, Galare sits on the riverfront surrounded by trees. The building style is traditional Lanna as is the smiling courtesy of the staff. The open air sala restaurant overlooks the river,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

For the money this place was great. So near the night market. Did not charge extra for early check in. Was clean if a little tired. But value for money. Food was reasonable too Chasing Mai has a lot to offer so does this place x x

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We loved this place. My college-age daughter and I stayed here while in Chiang Mai. Walkable to the night market. Very nice people (including their help with a mixup with our travel plans that turned out to be all my fault) They booked us taxis and a trip to an Elephant Park for no charge (go to Baan Chang -... More

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Address: 7 Chareonprathet Rd. Soi #2, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Galare Guest House Hotel Chiang Mai
Galare Hotel Chiang Mai
Galare Chiang Mai

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