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Vanilla Place Guest House

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2010

I was only in Chiang Mai for one night and chose this hotel based on TripAdvisor. I requested airport pickup which worked out great. The hotel is pretty small and located on a relatively quiet street. It's not very close to the sites at all though and I was unable to get a taxi to take me back to the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2010

Can't say enough about Mr Kem and his staff and the wonderful hospitality we received here!! Firstly he arranged for us to be picked up from the airport for free. Secondly, he booked a couple of things for us - kantoke dinner and jungle flight - and got us discounts. Also one day we had to borrow the office printer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2010

My partner and I stayed here during our visit to Chiang Mai. Kem and staff arranged for us to be picked up from the hotel we were currently at free of charge and brought us to the guest house. The guest house location is superb for the night market. It was a little noisy but to be expected with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

We stayed at Vanilla Place for 4 nights at the end of October. The room was clean, comfortable and the air-con was quiet and efficient. The bathroom is clean and is open-plan. Mr Kem and his team could not do enough for us. Mr Kem arranged car rental and for a tuk-tuk driver to escort us to the station to... More 

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Bangalow, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2010

We stayed 5 nights, rented a motor scooter on Sri Donchai rd 300 baht a day and rode out through the foothills, got lost and found some amazing hot springs at Pongkhaw, private rooms for 150 b. Rode up to Doi Ithanon highest point in Thailand, great ride and scenery. The guesthouse is very central and we walked most places... More 

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Bangkok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010

This hotel came recommended by someone who lives in Chiang Mai...and it did not disappoint! It is not a fancy american hotel but was very enjoyable, clean and inexpensive- with a taste of true Thai hospitality! We were met at the airport by Khun Ting (who's english was very good) and taken to the hotel where we were greeted by... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2010

We stayed at Mr. Kem's Vanilla Place back in March 2010 based on TripAdvisor reviews. Rooms are clean, safe, comfortable and and you can't bet the location. It was nice to have a room with air conditioning that really worked in Thailand! The breakfast was a little lacking compared to other places we stayed, but not a deal-breaker for us.... More 

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West Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2010

Having stayed here in March, my travel partner were most impressed by the service offered by Kem and his wife. They couldn't have done more for us in terms of hospitality and efficiency. They provided maps for us, gave us excellent directions and recommendations for places to stay and eat. Booked tours and jungle treks on our behalf, negotiating discounts... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2010

Stayed a week at Vanilla Place and never once missed the comforts of home. Very friendly and helpful owner who runs the place with his wife. Warm, personal, and attentive service in a cozy setting. Rooms are air-conditioned, tastefully furnished and equipped with modern appliances. Internet access via wifi available in all the rooms. Shared computer also provided in the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2010

On the basis of the great reviews I read about this guesthouse I decided to stay here with my family (spouse and 2 young kids) but was very disappointed for the following reason: - on our request, the owner Mr Kem, organized for a car/driver for us to do some sightseeing. Halfway into the trip, the driver just snapped -... More 

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VanillaPlace, Manager at Vanilla Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sonia, While I apologize that you have been disappointed at the inconvenience of your stay. We have never ever reply the reviews from our guests before until now we must. First of all, thank you for staying with us. And second of all we are fully prepared to take the responsibility for the overall standard and service provided at... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vanilla place a boutique guesthouse located at the heart of Chiangmai. Our 15 beautifully decorated rooms can offer you the convenience and comfort like you are living in your own house. All rooms are fully furnished with teak wood. Night Bazaar is around 5 minutes walk and we're also close to all tourism areas such as Anusarn market, Ta Pae and Rim Ping, which can be reached very easily. Warm welcome is awaiting for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vanilla Place Guest House

Address: 73 / 2-3 Charoenprated Rd | Tombon Changklan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $27 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vanilla Place Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Vanilla Place Guest House Hotel Chiang Mai
Vanilla Place Hotel
Vanilla Place Chiang Mai
Hotel Style:
#14 Best Value Hotel in Chiang Mai
#25 Romantic Hotel in Chiang Mai
#31 Family Hotel in Chiang Mai
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