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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 4 nights while on a 3 week trip through Thailand. Started out paying 800 baht on our simple double bed AC room. No bells and whistles whatsoever, poor shower and sink drainage. The pool and common areas were lovely however. After talking to other guests we found out there where variations on the simple "double bed AC room"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Swimming pool and main building are very good, and location is awesome. My room and linen were clean , a/c worked OK. The shared bathroom draining system could be better, they were always wet. And since wearing shoes is not allowed inside, I always felt uncomfortable to shower. Great backpacker atmosphere, very good wifi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Great staff, nice pool, in a very cute little street so its quiet. Good wi-fi and good breakfast. Very clean rooms. There is 2 smile guesthouse if im correct, i was at the #1. It might be confusing if you book ahead. Very easy to find when you arrive in the morning from the bangkok night bus. I would definitely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is definitely not the best: not really clean (forgot to clean our bathroom), no isolation, swimming pool is freezing, bed are old and not comfortable! But the service is good, they cleaning our bathroom directly when we told them out problem, and it is pretty cheap. They are also animal friendly and you can see cats and dog walking... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Rooms shabby, showers not working and not fixed despite reporting, rubbish not emptied, no atmosphere, staff not exactly unfriendly but uninterested and not welcoming. But the Wi-Fi good and pretty cheap.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

There's no reason to stay here. It's not safe, it's not cheap, and it's not particularly nice. Chiang Mai, especially the Old City, is full of guesthouses. I hate to say it, but this place made my trip a lot worse and give me a horrible impression of the area until I found out that not everybody is like them.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here a few days and rented a private fan room, it was spacious enough and didn't get too hot even on warm days. The receptionist was very helpful, especially when booking excursions and allowed me to store my luggage for an extended period when I traveled outside Chaing Mai.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Booked this place online based on it having a pool and the previous reviews. When we arrived the pool was DARK green and pond-like. The hot tub was not AS dirty. They did have someone come and shock-clean the pool on our second day (dumped harsh chemicals into it) and when I went in the pool later on my legs... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

On arrival we were able to check in early which was a massive plus! Staff were friendly and helpful. Room did not have a lock, luckily we had one we could use for the room. Pool was small and a little dirty. If you're a traveller on a budget then this is your place. Not for longer than a few... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

The pool is very nice. Our first room was ok but the air conditioning didn't work at all. The second room stank (urine), the bathrool was very poor with a shower you had to hold and it wasn't shielded so when you took a shower the whole bathroom got wet. There was a lot of fungus. I would recommend to... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smile House Guest House, in the true Lanna lifestyle, is located in the heart of old city, within walking distance of all major Wats and night life attractions. We are a 3-minute-walk from the moat so as to optimize the fun and joy of Loi Kratong and Songkran festivities. Our guest house offers large, comfortable air conditioned rooms with convenience of community room for social gatherings. Our swimming pool sits adjacent to our cocktail and food service so as to provide comfort and refreshments while lounging. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smile House Guest House

Address: 27 Mu 8, Sakdidej Road, Cape Panwa, 83000 | Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $5 - $7 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smile House Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Smile House Guest House Hotel Chiang Mai
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