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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Howie's homestay is what every 5 star resort should be. It was absolutely epic. The property has been designed and built to absolute perfection. Breathtaking views, unreal hospitality. Howie has created a venue that I will be traveling back to for years to come. His knowledge of the area and activities is second to none. The food was equally perfect,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Howie’s Homestay sits in the dense tropical Mae Rim Valley of Chiang Mai. This luxurious privately owned villa, surrounded by a lush Eden-like garden is the perfect hideaway for discreet travellers who doesn't want to be bothered with the hustle and bustle of a commercial luxe hotel. In a well-connected world, it is harder and harder to find resorts or... More 

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I work at a luxury hotel and stay here with my girlfriend and two other girls. Trust me, they are crazy and lazy (Howie, you know who I am now). We do travel a lot and I don't usually comment hotels since most of them just provide standard service which means I just get what I pay for. In Howie's... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I have been a guest at Howie's Home Stay four times and it just keeps getting better! My family has joined me including the kids as well as I have visited with just myself and wife. Perfect for couples and perfect for families. From massages, cooking classes, private yoga classes in or out of the best pool in Asia, Sun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We went with our 2 kids. They had a wonderful time as we had the whole place to ourselves. They loved exploring around and enjoyed a delicious food prepared by Howie 's wife Jerry who knew how to make my kids entertained. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. If you want privacy and fun good food this the place!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

The place was flawless, had a very interesting and a kind of antique Asian style. The architecture was so precise it was hard to spot somethings we didn't like. The climate is amazing as well, it wasn't humid and was always cool. When it gets hot the giant pool with the controlled temperature was there and kept us from heat,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Howie knows Chiangmai. He will remind you of that fact often. And once you look around, you will quickly realize, you don’t know Chiangmai. Howie’s local knowledge and relationships with outside vendors is unsurpassed. He has a professional experienced guide (Addy, who is excellent, speaks English, super kind) and driver (a must to navigate the insane driving conditions) to accompany... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

We are minutes away from having the saddest part of our three week vacation in Thailand. That will happen when we check out of Howie's Homestay, which has been the highlight of our trip to this very special part of the world. From the moment of arrival, it b came clear that we were to be in for a real... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We stayed at Howie's Homestay as part of our honeymoon as we were looking for an experience that was different than a typical hotel. We definitely found it! Howie was the ultimate host, and was instrumental to our trip as a whole. He provided lots of invaluable advice based on his knowledge from living in Thailand (Howie knows all!), which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

What a treat it was to end our two week family trip at Howie's! I find that saving the best for last makes for the most memorable vacations. Thailand is an incredible country and Howie and Jerri made us feel right at home. From arranging our transportation and adventures, to preparing beautiful and delicious Thai cuisine, and the perfection of... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful and unique Thai dream house in the Himalayan foothills outside Chiang Mai featured in Architectural Digest, now welcomes guests to the one bedroom Teak Pavilion. A singular accommodation with 8-meter teak ceilings, floor to ceiling windows that open onto tropical gardens plus outdoor bathroom with sunken bath can be yours. Total privacy, home cooked Thai dinners served by the palm-fringed pool, daily massages, car w/driver are all included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howie's HomeStay

Address: 75 1 Ban Mai, Mae Ram, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Mae Rim
Price Range: $969 - $1,011 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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