We stayed here for more or less 2 weeks, and had a fantastic time. The best thing about this place are the friendly owners Tony and Jlo, who from the moment we arrived made us feel really welcome and at home. The atmosphere here is so relaxed and friendly that it is easy to sit out in the restaurant, and chat with them, or other travellers, which makes Green Oasis a great place to meet people.
There is often a bottle of Sangsom open, and you are always welcome to join in with the drinking and socialising! One night we ended up drinking with Tony Jlo, Alex (who also lives there) and some other guests, and ended up going out with them to the local bars, which was great fun.
Unfortunately I ended up in hospital while we were in Chiang Mai, but I was so touched that while I was there that I had visits from Tony Jlo and Alex, who bought some food and snacks in for me. It was a really lovely gesture, which I dont think you would get from most other guesthose owners.
The location is great. You are in the heart of Chiang Mai old town, and located just down a side street, so its quiet at night. The Chedi Luang temple is at the end of the road, the sunday market is a two minute walk away, and the bars & clubs are about 10 mins walk away. We walked to pretty much everywhere in chiang mai from here, although some times we used the red songthaews for longer distances (i.e. night market - about 30 mins on foot) which charge just 20baht to anywhere in town.
The other bonus of staying here is the fantastic thai food which is served from the restaurant (Brown Rice Organic Bistro) at the guesthouse. The food here was amongst some of the best we have had whilst travelling around SE Asia. Try everything!!
Rooms are small and could do with sprucing up a little, but it is budget accomodation so its really not a problem. (our room with AC, TV and Hot water was 350 baht / £7 per night but prices start at 120 baht i think.
Would thoroughly recommend this GH to anyone - I will definately stay here again if in Chiang Mai.
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