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Wa Lai Guesthouse

29/3 Singharat Rd., Sri Phom, Muang, Chiang Mai 50200 | T. Changpuek, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Ranked #293 of 479 Chiang Mai B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melvindale, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Somehow I missed the bad reviews but maybe I just wasn't looking for them. I am currently staying at the Wa Lai House and have been here for 2 weeks. Our first morning at this place our ac stopped working but was quickly fixed once we learned how to operate it ourselves. These units are different from the ones we... More

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Located in the Chang puak area, which is ok, fairly quiet but you will still hear some traffic noise, it takes 10-15 minutes to walk to the main shopping mall Kad suan Kaew. The guesthouse is basic and clean and the rooms are good size with plenty of natural light but management dont really care for there visitors, i was... More

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San Francisco, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

If you're looking for a place to stay in Chiang Mai that is well outside of the tourist ghetto, look no further. Wa Lai House is a great family owned business in a quiet neighborhood just north of the moat. It only takes a few minutes to walk into the center of town and even faster if you use a... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I've stayed there for months, always come back here, they are probably drawbacks as in the negative comments and it is not as lively than a few years ago mainly because they shut reception at 8 now! But the owner Aun and the receptionist Ann are very lively and welcoming, mainly long term thai massage student stay there and other... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

We have stayed at Walai House in March 2010 and we loved it! 6 minutes from the airport by motorbike/car. All rooms, the yard, the hall and kitchen are very simple but nice, it feels like home. there is a parking for motorbike in front of the hotel. For me the price was a bit overpriced. Nice girls on the... More

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Los Angeles, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

This guesthouse is NOT on Singharat Road! It is on Santisuk Road, Soi 3, northwest of the old city in Chiang Mai. Travelocity: do not delete this review until the address and map have been corrected! Thank you.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

Pros: Friendly staff, good sized room, affordable, TV, aircon, nice shower, they let you use the refrigerator in the lounge. Near a great yoga studio! Cons: Smelly bathroom, room did not have particularly nice decor, no refrigerator in the room, location is not central at all. Far from the old city. We ended up leaving to go to a place... More

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Avon, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

i am looking foward to returning to thailand this fall to continue my tahi massage studies and staying for another month at wa lai house. aun and ann quickly become more that just hosts to us. they truly care about making your stay as wonderful and memorible as possible. a short 2 block walk to ITM makes is a great... More

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Arrecife, Spain
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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

Lovely, quiet family run guesthouse in Chiang Mai. A little bit off the center but still in near distance to reach it. Very friendly atmosphere, helpful staff and owner Aun. I have been staying there about 10 times over the five year and won´t change it for any other place - even having a look around to see other guesthouses,... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2007

Smelly drains, sulky staff, lots of Americans. Beware, the bathrooms are tiny, featuring just a shower and loo. The wash basin is actually located outside the room through a door onto a little balcony. For some reason, we just didn't find the place that conducive to chatting & chilling with other guests either. Perhaps it's just us. Lovely website though.... More

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Address: 29/3 Singharat Rd., Sri Phom, Muang, Chiang Mai 50200 | T. Changpuek, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
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Ranked #293 of 479 B&Bs / Inns in Chiang Mai
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