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Smile House Guest House

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

This place is very central and not expensive for the actual rooms. However they charge to use the lockers and 150 baht to have breakfast (looks like just toast and cereal, you can get a full fry up for the same price locally!). The service is not amazing either, perhaps the name is making up for the lack of smiles...

Thank tomuknz
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Walked in when we arrived to chiang mai going by lonely Planet book, they had only one room left for 2 nights, which turned out to be a good thing. The bathroom was not clean, and had at least 20 little fly bug things in it, and mold . TV and wifi reception were both bad. The pool I think...

Thank TreyDuece
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

We arrived early in the morning after a night in the bus from Ayhutthaya so we quickly wanted a room. Our room was spacious but dirty, the shower was falling apart and the sheets were not clean. At night many scooters come by, no idea why. Plus many dogs were barking close to our window during the night. The best...

Thank daphneleonie
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 9 November 2013 via mobile

A very cosy place located perfectly in a Quist street in the old town. Lots of great restaurants nearby. The room was not very nice though. Dirty, dark and dirty towels. The other guests were quite noisy at night. Fine pool area. Only stay there if the room standard is not important to you.

Thank Sallydorff
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

Reception is open all night which is handy Note that this guesthouse tends to attract families and people with kids due to the pool. The wi-fi is decent, none of the 4 advertised computers work (which they failed to mention until after check in). They keep a cat which has no feeling in it's legs, and it tends to cry...

Thank ethanjstewart
Reviewed 8 July 2013

So close to everything!! Beds were very uncomfortable and rooms had bug problems but the staff were very kind. Pool was very nice and chill. 500 baht a night for a fan room and 700 baht for AC room. Just a really basic room good for backpackers.

Thank Tyler K
Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Pool was nice, and they were flexible with my dates as I traveled the region (and came and went). Otherwise I feel like there might be better value elsewhere. Shower pressure was minimal, toilet struggled to flush, a/c didn't work too well. Additionally for some reason there was constantly mosquitoes in the room at night. Overall pretty shabby. As a...

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 20 April 2013 via mobile

I loved having the pool and the location is awesome. Wifi was really bad though. No food served here, which was a bit annoying. Good place to meet people. Staff is really friendly. Overall, I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Corsicacat
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Really loved this hotel. There are plenty of drawbacks - a lack of elevators and curtains, which means the sun will interrupt your sleep every morning - but these were more than compensated for by the lovely staff, the chilled-out pool area and the fact that it's about two minutes from the centre of Chiang Mai. It's probably overpriced, but...

Thank Rhys H
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I stayed at Smile House Guest House for 3 nights, 8th to 11th February. My bed was terrible. Springs poked up through the mattress no matter where I lay making it impossible to sleep comfortably. My bed sheets had clearly not been changed and I could feel dirt and grit all over them. In fact, the whole room was dirty....

Thank Peter H

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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
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $7 - $9 (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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“Don't think there is a good room”
Xochitlbc, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere.”
LakeHMM, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Good for budget travellers and short time stay arrangements. It is in the middle of town, so close to almost everything.”
Manoj-Keshwar, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask to see the room before !”
Y692KOdavidc, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I'd say splurge the extra 100 Baht and get air conditioning... it really does make a difference in the extreme heat of Thailand.”
391ellens, 27 Jun 2014 | Read review
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