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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Howie's to celebrate my wife's 67th birthday. We expected to have a very good time but we never expected to have one of the greatest experiences of our life. The property is one of the finest homes we have ever seen in our life. We have traveled all over the world and stayed at many five and...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This stunning property offers the best of a five-star experience without any of the downsides (primarily, other guests!). The superb hospitality of both Howie and Jerri was akin to nothing you could find at any other resort or villa. Warm, kind, attentive, interesting and thoughtful, our hosts thought of everything and accommodated anything we needed (from doing a small load...

Thank Michelle L
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 13, 2017

We were looking for the ultimate in a luxury Chiang Mai boutique resort experience, and Howie's was phenomenal! The resort is totally over-the-top aesthetically, and our villa was luxury itself, from the hand-planed teak floors to the incredible indoor-outdoor bathroom. Having a top resort like Howie's completely to ourselves (they apparently take only 1 set of guests at a time)...

Thank rtwhow
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed November 13, 2016

For those who struggle with the contradiction of paying ever higher rates for luxury hotels but still failing to find the privacy that they seek, Howie's is the answer. It is an expansive and remarkable property whose buildings and gardens are maintained to the highest level. Howie and his wife find a perfect balance of giving their guests a great...

Thank BigBud2015
Reviewed October 31, 2016

For those who enjoy made-for-yourself customized luxury in nature surrounded by every amenity you would want. Exclusive Thai-style architecturally brilliant villas, private space and pool, exquisite meals of your choice by private cook, the enigmatic host's wife. The magical pond-plant-flower and stone garden environment is a spacious heaven on earth. The generous, knowledgeable host, Howard Feldman will not disappoint, and...

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Howie has created an extraordinary experience for anyone who has a desire for beautiful surroundings, privacy, over-the-top food and gracious living. Whether you simply want to rest poolside and glory in the exquisite villa or use it as a base for exploring the area, it would be had to find anything more luxurious. Howie himself is a sort of mad...

Thank MAlexandraHolland
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Howie's Homestay may be the most luxurious, yet private and comfortable vacation you could probably take in Thailand, and possibly anywhere. Owner and ex-pat Howie, along with an award winning architect designed the gorgeous property that looks right out of the pages of a travel magazine (and also very Instagram-worthy!). My husband and I enjoyed chatting with Howie and hearing...

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Staying at Howie's was like staying with an 'old-Chiang Mai hand' who brings friends together for a wonderful, private and serene experience at his home. Howie's Homestay is simply the most beautiful luxury home in Chiang Mai and probably anywhere we have seen. His wife Jerri serves beautifully presented authentic local cuisine bursting with flavor and we will both be...

Thank Rhiannonrowan
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,...

Thank K C
Hong Kong, China
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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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 Moo 1, Ban Mai, Mae Ram, Mae Rim 50180, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Mae Rim
Price Range: $951 - $1,697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Howie's HomeStay 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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Howie's HomeStay Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Mae Rim
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“Guest villa is the ultimate.”
 of 5 bubbles rtwhow, Jan 13, 2017 | Read review
“Two choices: one room villa and 3 bedroom villa. Both beyond compare with the best.”
 of 5 bubbles mettadana, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“There are only two options...the villa for couples and a villa for families. Both are comfortable and beautiful.”
  • Incredible room and Howie even designed the TV to come up at the foot of the bed.
  • Fresh fruit delivered to your room.
  • Entrance to private bathroom in room.
 of 5 bubbles elizabetht904, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are just fantasic just depends if a couple or family, it is all great”
 of 5 bubbles 474thomast, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
“Every room is beyond description! The best rooms I have ever stayed in.”
 of 5 bubbles dixj1963, Jan 4, 2016 | Read review
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