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Howie's HomeStay

75/1 Moo 1, Ban Mai, Mae Ram, Mae Rim 50180 Thailand
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#1 of 26 hotels in Mae Rim
Your own Private Luxury Hotel Resort Chiang Mai, Thailand We only take one booking at a time guaranteeing that you and your party will be the ONLY guests at the property throughout your stay. Our ALL-INCLUSIVE rates provide 3 daily home cooked meals, airport transfers, mini bar and more included in the price. A modern interpretation of Thai Lanna beauty, everything about this Luxury Boutique hotel Chiang Mai represents a higher level of luxury. This Thai villa and holiday resort is an exclusive sanctuary of complete serenity, striking beauty and gracious service. This private luxury villa outside Chiang Mai gives a whole new meaning to the private boutique hotel concept. Every day you will wake up among the lush green foothills of the Himalayas outside Chiang Mai and appreciate staying in the magnificent surroundings of your own Chiang Mai Thai Villa. We specialize in impeccable service, spectacular gardens, award winning architecture and delicious authentic homemade Thai food.
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Free parking
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Free breakfast
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Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
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Air conditioning
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Amy F. wrote a review Jun 2020
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I consider myself extremely lucky to have visited Howie's Homestay right before travel became so difficult. My husband and two friends and I spent two weeks in Southeast Asia. Our time in Thailand was amazing but the stay with Howie and Jerri was the absolute highlight. Chiang Mai is an amazing city and Howie made sure that we made the most of our visit, focusing on the things we were most interested in (elephants! craft beer! shopping!) My favorite travel adventures have always been visiting friends abroad, and this was no exception. From the moment we booked, Howie was a friend who was so excited about our visit to Chiang Mai. And the property and the food rival any place we have stayed anywhere in the world. We travel quite a bit, and this experience was absolutely one-of-a-kind fabulous.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Stephen E wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Canada14 contributions3 helpful votes
We spent 5 nights at Howie's and every part of our stay was truly exceptional. The food is just simply amazing in every way. Taste, presentation, variety and all authentic thai cooking. The accomodation is palatial and totaly private. They are truly proud of what they have created and endeavor to make your stay perfect. Howie is a wonderful host and source of local knowledge. He made great recommendations for local activities. We stay in lots of 5 star hotels but is was really great to such a great and unique experience.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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tschoenberg wrote a review Mar 2020
San Francisco, California4 contributions
I spent three days and nights at Howie's HomeStay with three friends. It was one of the most enjoyable, memorable and lovely experiences of my life. For starters, the large property is breathtakingly beautiful and designed by a world-renowned architect. Jerri's food is unreal -- as good as you find at the world's top restaurants. Howie is a superb host. I really enjoyed getting to know him, and he took great pains to ensure that all our needs were met during our stay. I can't say enough good things about this unique experience.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Jason C wrote a review Mar 2020
Seattle, Washington1 contribution
I want to begin by saying I do not normally write reviews, but after our dream-like experience at Howie's Homestay, I felt compelled to do so. I had planned a three week trip to Thailand, where I would eventually propose to my now fiance. Even after booking a variety of nice resorts to stay at during the trip (including Four Seasons in Chiang Mai and Keemala in Phuket) I felt it was impossible not to choose Howie's Homestay as the place where I would propose. I had fallen in love with the pictures of the property and the rave reviews only reinforced my decision. Prior to arriving in Thailand, I reached out to Howie to explain my situation and he went above and beyond to accommodate us in addition to helping facilitate my plan for the proposal. He even coordinated the hiring of a photographer (who was fantastic) as I had no idea where to look for one in Thailand. Now, while the pictures of the property are amazing, I am not sure if a picture can really do the beauty of the property justice. It was truly breathtaking. The property is enormous, and it was amazing to have the whole place to ourselves. Howie and his wife Jerri really made us feel like we were at home. Jerri cooked us lunch and it was by far one of the best meals we had in Thailand, homemade Khao Soi! Dinner and breakfast were also spectacular. Jerri also helped record the proposal on my phone under the guise of "taking a picture before lunch". It was so nice getting to know the two of them, it really felt like we had gained a couple friends after we left. I will definitely be coming back to Howie's Homestay regularly and highly recommend booking a reservation on your next trip to Thailand. It was a deal of a lifetime to be able to stay here and receive such high-class service for the listed price. We stayed at The Four Seasons in Chiang Mai and while it was nice, it could not compare to the beautiful and serene atmosphere of Howie's Homestay nor could it compare to Jerri's amazing home-cooking! The proposal was truly a "dream come true" experience for both of us. Thank you so much Howie and Jerri!
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Date of stay: January 2020
Ashley H wrote a review Feb 2020
Columbus, Ohio, United States2 contributions
My husband and I spent 4 nights with Howie and Jerri to finish off our 3 week honeymoon adventure in Thailand. We spent the first part of our honeymoon at 5 star luxury resorts like the Six Senses. When we arrived to Howie's we were matched with superior service with a very different vibe...privacy. We essentially had a resort to ourselves. The detail that has been put into this exceptional property is unmatched. We enjoyed spending time with Howie and sharing life experiences with each other. At the same time he gave us privacy to go about our day as well. He helped to coordinate wonderful excursions with his team -- ranging from days taking care of elephants, a fun locale shopping experience, spa services, and a day at a tea plantation! Don't even get me started on the cooking...wow! Just wow! My husband loves any spicy thai cuisine while I am vegetarian. Jerri did an exceptional job of accommodating both of our needs. We went home full and happy! We feel so lucky to have found this unique experience. One where you feel like their home has truly been opened to you and experiences shared.
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Date of stay: January 2020
$1,076 - $1,110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ThailandChiang Mai ProvinceMae Rim
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Frequently Asked Questions about Howie's HomeStay
Which popular attractions are close to Howie's HomeStay?
Nearby attractions include Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park (1.4 miles), Siam Insect Zoo (0.3 miles), and Huay Tung Tao Lake (4.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Howie's HomeStay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Howie's HomeStay?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Howie's HomeStay?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Howie's HomeStay?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Howie's HomeStay?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pansawan Boutique Restaurant, Sala Cafe, and Steak Of The Day.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Howie's HomeStay?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Howie's HomeStay have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Howie's HomeStay offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Howie's HomeStay?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Thai.
Are there any historical sites close to Howie's HomeStay?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Dara Pirom Palace (2.2 miles).
Does Howie's HomeStay have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.