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Sheik Istana Hotel

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful property on the clean end of the Ping river. Manicured gardens, lovely staff, great service and delicious food. A short tuk tuk ride to the city. Hotel has a complimentary shuttle service 3 times a day to the market/city. I stayed here as a solo traveller at the end of a busy holiday. Really enjoyed the luxuary of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was sleek and neat. It had middle eastern architecture. Though the rooms were much smaller than it was visible over the internet and it is quite near to Chiang Mai Airport. The staff is very courteous and always ready to help, though the breakfast had very limited stale Vegetarian options.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

For a solo-traveler, I actually felt a bit awkward staying in this hotel alone. EXTREMELY romantic atmosphere. Adequate staff - no noteworthy attitudes among the workers. Very clean and safe. Food at restaurant was a bit of a let-down. Got a rash on my legs from using the bathtub- it was my own fault for deciding to use a bathtub... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I was impressed even before I stepped foot on the property. As I was traveling with my mother who has mobility issues and my brother I had a number of questions about the facilities before I booked. All questions were answered promptly and when we did arrive they were expecting us and had gone out of their way to accommodate... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Arrive here during Songkran festival in April. Upon arrival we were picked at Airport by hotel transportation. I have visited Morocco and was surprised to see a hotel in Thailand with a unique Moroccan architecture! Our room was upgraded and it was superb, with a view of the river which flows next to the hotel. We had our welcome dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a few days and really enjoyed every moment. Great staff- couldn't ask for more, very comfortable bed, adorable little garden and the thai massage to end the stay, was perfect. Good wifi throughout the hotel area too. Recommend to others without hesitation.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

good hotel : location & services. for room interior is just too old, they need to find a new interior. plus : -room are safe & comfortable. -the lamp can be setting by ourself. -such a great services.

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Hong Kong
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We spent 4 nights here during Christmas holiday in 2015. This lovely Morrocan style hotel is located by the river. Scenery was fantastic....esp at sunrise and sunset. It is far from the maddening crowd, yet easily accessible to the vibrant night life in the city if one wants. Transport is convenient and not expensive by Taxi or TukTuk. The environment... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We spent nearly 10 days in February and I am glad we chose this place over the others. Great value for money, excellent service from the staff that is ever willing to help, reasonable breakfast buffet, great view of the sunrise, great fitness centre and quality massages at an affordable price. Only thing I wished for is a better internet... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Nicely appointed room with a sitting balcony over looking the river and the the landscaped grounds. Two swimming pool areas, with ample loungers available. Nice quiet atmosphere and just a short drive to the centre of town. Hotel offers free one way shuttle several times a day to different location which was great. Breakfast has a nice selection of hot... More 

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  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sheik Istana is ideally situated on the Ping River, the main river that runs through the city, in one of the most beautiful locations in Chiang Mai. All attraction areas are all within easy reach. The design of the 35 luxuriously appointed guest rooms was inspired by Moroccan and Asian architecture, making the hotel ideally suited for a romantic getaway or honeymoon; its convenient location and beautiful, cosy and elegant atmosphere will however equally appeal to business people. Relax and take in the stunning views of Wat Chedi Lium, one of the ancient temples in Wiang Kum Kam,from your guestroom terrace and have yourself pampered by our friendly and professional staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sheik Istana Hotel

Address: 10/1 Moo 3 Padad Road | Padad, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $56 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheik Istana Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Hotel Style:
#25 Spa Hotel in Chiang Mai
#36 Romantic Hotel in Chiang Mai
#42 Luxury Hotel in Chiang Mai
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