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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had our trekking booked through family tribal trekking and we're pleasantly suprised after reading some of the reviews. We were picked up from our hotel at 9:30 am in a converted pick up truck (the standard taxi for Chiang Mai). We (us and 5 others) were then taken to the start point after a few stops...

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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Firstly the driver was 15mins late. We were picked up in a very old and beaten up car, first we drove up the mountain to the temple, he dropped us off and pointed to the stairs and said he will be back at 11am. The temple was great apart from all the stairs but that's all part of the experience....

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Thank Josh S
Florence, Italy
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

This Boutique Guesthouse is located right next to Somphet Market, near the Est Gate of the old city. It's a decent accommodation offering clean bedrooms with tv, refrigerator, ac, hot water and balcony; there's also laundry service offered at a reasonable price. Staff is usually helpful and able to speak English. Highlight of the guesthouse is its position with Somphet...

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights, one before the Trekk and one after it was over. When I saw the name "family trekking" I didn't think too much of it then when I arrived at the hostel the place was literally someone's family living there and you walk through their living space to get to your room which I found...

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Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

We were booked in here as part of a 3 day hike, just one night. The reviews had me worried but none of it was true. Clean room, great air con and the most powerful shower ive encountered in asia. Good location, the lady owner spoke excellent English and was very clear. Room had tv, fridge, massive bed, not a...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 13 February 2015

This was the last place we stayed as a result of the infamous Bangkok tuk-tuk scam. We were booked for 5 days, but checked out after two to stay at the Ban Bon Doi Homestay outside Chiang Mai instead. I hated this place from the minute I saw it. It had no personality whatsoever. Most guest houses in the old...

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Thank Luandy29
Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

I'm really unsure of why there are so many negative reviews! The hotel picked us up from the train station, we checked in straight away and went up to our room. It was big with a nice big bathroom and a balcony. Fan only but Chiang Mai is generally cooler so it was fine! The staff were all friendly and...

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2Thank frankie_199322
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

I've never met staff so unfriendly! They try everything to let you pay more! They only want your money!! Horrible people and Horrible rooms! The woman who is the boss of the hotel Is the worst!!!! Do not stay here

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3Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

Well where to start. We ended up here as part of a Tuk Tuk scam in Bangkok, luckily it wasn't for a lot of money. Most of the reviews mention a Tuk Tuk scam, so a guesthouse which income is ran by a scam, should set your alarm bells ringing. We booked 5 nights at a hotel (Which actually, was...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 March 2014

If I could give Family Tribal -5 stars I would. I'd like to start out by saying that this review is for a standard room/fan only. It was on the 3rd floor in the front of the building. This room at this hostel was automatically set up for my boyfriend and I through the tour booking agent we used in...

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Address: 12/2 Soi 6 Mun Mueang Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Number of rooms: 24
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“Just don't stay here. That's my tip.”
 of 5 bubbles Luandy29, 12 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room B8, massive and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles StefOred007, 29 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We had room B6 (2nd floor) nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Stones2000, 13 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay in the guest house.”
 of 5 bubbles blewinaccommodation, 2 May 2011 | Read review
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