The Rendezvous Guesthouse is an oasis among the many guesthouses in the walled city. We have made it our home away from home when in Asia. It is a short walk from the Tha Phae gate. It is mere meters from the wonderful Sunday Market, which spreads for blocks around the area. A short distance to each side are budget eateries, one also has a cooking school.
The proprietors are Preecha and Juliwaan; they are kind and helpful and in a great location. We could walk to the night market, the river, the Warorot Market and all the action outside the gate. For frugal travelers of any age it is AAAA..
While good on the budget, the rooms offer bed reading lights, frig, fan, a/c, makeup table and en suite with hot water showers. There are large beds with a blanket, albeit a thin one. You may padlock your room and store luggage or valuables in a locked area off the lobby—even when you depart for other travel. Included is a delicious and satisfying breakfast. A few doors away in either direction are two laundry services, which were very affordable.
We first stayed in 2001 and have returned many times. We will return in January and look forward to reuniting with Preecha and Juliwaan.
The Rendezvous is high on our list. It offers a quiet home or an international forum where you may dine or just have coffee and a beer at the sidewalk tables with other travelers.
- Also Known As:
- Rendezvous Guest House Hotel
- Rendezvous Guest House Hotel Chiang Mai