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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel, very social and not too much of a party place. Oh and they have 3 dogs so what more could you ask for! Owner is very friendly, will help with anything you need, tips on excursions or any other activities you'd like to do.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best Hostel in Chiang Mai!! The owners are very friendly and helpful. They keep you like a family member and have best recommendations for any activities. The rooms a very clean. We definitely will come back. Thank you so much. Lisa and Christian from Munich

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Reviewed November 15, 2016

My wife and I have been traveling for two months now and both felt that this hostel (Living Space 1) was our least favorite. We were very excited to stay here having read the reviews, but when we arrived the reviews didn't really match the property. The owners were nice enough, and the building is decorated with homemade art which...

1Thank Gary H
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Sure there are hostels in the areas that are more upmarket and modern in the decor and everything, but this I'd highly recommend this hostel to everyone who wants a more authentic Thai experience. It almost feels like you're staying in a homestay rather than a guesthouse, because Areen goes to so much trouble to learn your name and is...

Thank Lassnoir
Berkeley, California, United States
Reviewed September 1, 2016

The Living Places 1-3 are owned by the same person and are a complete SCAM! We were overcharged for our nights there and when we tried to tell the owner that her behavior was unethical and requested to be compensated, she informed us that they often overcharge or otherwise cheat people and have a policy of not paying people back....

Thank Patti S
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this hostel. Very social, and easy to meet other travellers. There was always someone to go for lunch or dinner or drinks with - if you're travelling on your own, stay here. You'll meet loads of people! Good location, kept very clean, staff are just lovely. And they have 3 little Chihuahua's that are the most adorable things...

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The hostel was just ok. A few things made the experience below average: - private rooms are not cleaned daily, not every other day, as ours wasn't cleaned in the three nights/four days we stayed. That might not be out of the ordinary in a lot of hostels but won't win stars either. - private rooms are tiny for two...

Thank Dsalva
Reviewed July 5, 2016

I spent a few days at the living place and i really felt at home, the owner, Ary, is such a beautiful person and she was very helpful all the time, and also the other people who was working there was so nice and friendly. The place is just lovely. There is a great atmosphere, around pieces of art (the...

Thank nsaserm
Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 3 nights travelling by myself. The best part of this hostel is the social atmosphere encouraged by owner Aree. Meeting new people is easy and the common area is great for chatting and having a drink. Each new guest is announced by name. The ammenities are basic but up to standard for the relatively cheap cost. Beds...

1Thank Sam_6473
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Came with 2 friends looking for a cheap but centrally located hostel. This place was a great choice. The only thing we didn't like was that the shower is right next to the toilet in a small bathroom for one floor, so everything gets wet. Also you are required to walk barefoot throughout the entire hostel and towels are not...

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Additional Information about The Living Place

Address: 2/2Thapea Rd. Soi2, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $10 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — The Living Place 1.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Don't put the water pressure up to maximum in the shower, as it will overwhelm the individual heater!”
 of 5 bubbles nickrA5349RD, Jan 28, 2016 | Read review
“Choose the lower bed if possible, easier to get in and out in the night!”
 of 5 bubbles astronautameya, Jan 21, 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms are nice but the dorms seem more fun”
 of 5 bubbles 375jemb, Aug 29, 2015 | Read review
“Don't get a tent! Spend the extra $2-3 and get a bed!”
 of 5 bubbles aaronb562, Aug 24, 2015 | Read review
“Wifi is better in the common spaces -- almost non-existent in the rooms. Also, there are private tents for you to rent (inside the hostel) but they do not have A/C, so I don't recommend.”
 of 5 bubbles Nellio99, Nov 30, 2014 | Read review
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