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Chiangmai Backpack House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We had bugs in our bed and no glasses in the windows so we were really annoyed by the traffic the whole night. Could'nt sleep at all :( Awful place. Do not stay here! At least not in a private room...

Thank Aino J
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Didn't stay here as I didn't know about the place. But the staff was so nice when I rented a bycicle that I thought they deserved a review. Everywhere else were too overpriced and limited hours. Even though I wasn't staying there they gave me info and were truly kind. I felt i wanted to stay in the place longer!...

Thank Gabi C
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed four nights. Clean and nice rooms and beds. Very very friendly staff. They helped me a lot with everything I needed to know. Had a room for 120 bath. In the evening they wait until everyone is save home!

Thank danivancasand
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I´ve booked this hostel because of the reasonable reviews that I have read about it. But I believe these reviews were old because the reality is totally the opposite. Although it´s cheap, I was expecting some level of comfort and cleanliness. Bed linens don´t seem to be changed ever, blanket and towel provided were extremely wear and I doubted they...

Thank Thiago C
Silkeborg, Denmark
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in a private double room. The hostel in general and especially the room we stayed in were extremely filthy and disgusting. The floor and table in the room had bird feces on it, the windows were covered in filth and didn't close properly. The shared bathroom covered the entire floor and was only one toilet...

Thank DitmerBN
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This place has great reviews so it's possible that my experience was an outlier. Booked a bed in the 6 room dorm, room was a little small for 3 bunks but it's a hostel so I don't expect much space. The walls were dirty, after taking a nap in my bed I glanced at my red blanket which appeared to...

Thank Bryce Y
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Was after a cheap bed after commuting back from out of the city and before a morning onward flight to the south. Lucked out and got an 8 bed dorm to myself for £3 although i didn't know that would be the case. I'd consider it again as a cheap place to lay my head but there are more comfortable...

Thank Lisa M
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Positives: location, friendly staff, let us check in early Negatives: extremely dirty, showers looked like they haven't been cleaned, beds had clearly been slept in and not changed or even checked (friends bed had dirty boxers and socks on it!), dirty sheets

Thank ajewell1
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Backpack house is very enjoyable. The hospitality is for one is the best I've seen so far. Family business, they treat you like their own. Good food, nice sleeping quarters for the amount you pay for. Doors lock and lockers under the beds. Bathrooms are what is to be expected but still tolerable. Next time I come back to Chiangmai...

1Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 3 December 2015

This is definitely a pay for what you get situation. Yes it is cheap but you still expect some level of comfort. Positives; good for those on a budget, central for access to the old town, lockable drawer provided to store personal items (this wouldn't stop someone if they wanted to get in the drawer) Not so good; communal areas...

Thank JrJuk

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cozy-Clean-Budget accommodation on Main Street,near Chiangmai Gate, 5mins to Saturday Walking Street and 10mins to Sunday Walking Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chiangmai Backpack House

Address: 96/2-3 Rat Chian Saen Rd. | Haiya, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $13 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Chiangmai Backpack House 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The rooms can be hot, choose a bed that is close to a fan, or ask for an extra fan for the room.”
bradenb2014, 1 May 2014 | Read review
“Depends on how many you have actually, if you're alone, sharing rooms with fellow travellers is a great way to make new friends. No doing laundry in this guesthouse Power sockets are a plenty (pretty important in the modern age) + free WIFI”
_g0rdie, 13 Dec 2013 | Read review
“We were a group of 3 girls and so got a four person dorm - just 120THB each and we got the room to ourselves!”
KellyR509, 7 Dec 2013 | Read review
“No elevator, 2 floors.”
Lovelava, 4 Dec 2012 | Read review
“All the rooms are good!”
65PaulB, 26 Sep 2012 | Read review
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