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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2009

This guesthouse absolutely exceeded my expectations. I stayed here with my partner during a trip through Thailand and Loas in March. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Clean towels, shampoo, bottled drinking water and internet access is all provided free of charge. The staff are friendly and helpul and really make you feel welcome. It's location is pretty handy... More 

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Newcastle, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2009

We stayed here for 4 days in the middle of March. We stayed in one of the deluxe rooms which was lovely, clean, simple contemporary style (polished concrete and wooden slates on the floor in the bathroom) with 2 balconies one of which over looked the courtyard. The food was fantastic and really good price. The courtyard is a lovely... More 

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sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2009

I stayed a couple of nights at Ban Kong Rao in middle of March and wished I could have stayed a week. Max and Jenny and the rest of the staff were all so friendly and helpful - service with a smile! A tranquil place in a lively area (about 8 min taxi ride to Chiang Mai old town) with... More 

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le val
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2009

I stayed at ban kong rao for one week in march, between two work assignment in Bangkok. I chose the place after reading review on tripadvisor, and I must say that I know understand why the place is so highly rated. Service is very good and max and jenny are very friendly ! They also did arrange trip in the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2009

We stayed in Ban Kong Rao for 4 nights in Chiang Mai. We picked this on the basis of Tripadvisor reviews and I have to say that it exceeded our expecations. It's a lovely guesthouse located about 10 minute walk from the square. The rooms are more than just a basic room. There's a/c, fridge, tv, storage space, compimentary water,... More 

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Reviewed 20 February 2009

We loved our stay at Ban Kong Rao. The rooms were clean. The service was impeccable. The food was wonderful and the setting was beautiful. The owners were great about accommodating our needs as a family with young children. We can't say enough good things about it.

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2009

I found the place through trip advisor and read the reviews, we were surprised to see that it was all it had promised to be. It is a great place to stay with very friendly staff in a beautiful setting. Rooms are clean and spacious with a small balcony. The location is just outside downtown, you can walk or you... More 

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Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2009

I don't normally write reviews like this and only set up the account today - but this guest house is so good, I felt I should give something back. Plus, tripadvisor has never steered me wrong, and I'd like to return the favour. We stayed in Ban Kong Rao for a couple of nights at the end of Jan /... More 

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Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2009

Well worth a stay. And I definately see why it's pulling high ratings on Tripadvisor. We loved the Ban Kong Rao. It's conveniently located, only a 15 minute walk to the walls of the old town, or 40bht in a tuk tuk. into the town centre. Jenny & staff were so friendly and nothing was a chore or task for... More 

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Brighton
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Reviewed 26 January 2009

Ban Kong Rao is great! We stayed for a week and were looked after from start to finish Arriving early after the night train from Bangkok we were able to check straight into the room for a hot shower. They then kept the kitchen open for us so that we could get some breakfast. When we said we were looking... More 

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Additional Information about Ban Kong Rao

Address: 2 Soi 4 Morakot Road | Chuang Puak, Muang, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $36 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ban Kong Rao 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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