Photo: Khao soi in Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai Thai House

Good flashpacker option

5/1 Tha Pae Rd, Soi 5, Chang Klan T: (053) 904 110, (053) 904 737  chiangmaithaihouse@hotmail.com
http://www.chiangmaithaihouse.com

Chiang Mai Thai House

A long-standing favourite of ours in Chiang Mai’s mid-range accommodation category is the excellent Chiang Mai Thai House (see here for our budget pick). Location’s one of the strong points of Thai House, which falls somewhere in the range between upmarket guesthouse and boutique hotel. Situated on Tha Pae Road, Soi 5, it’s about a two-minute walk from Tha Pae Gate, the centre of Chiang Mai’s tourist district and location of the great Sunday Market – and a mere five minute’s walk from the famous night bazaar.


Simple but agreeable decoration

Simple but agreeable decoration.


Despite its very central location — which saves on time and tuk tuk fares — the guesthouse is a peaceful spot as it’s set down a quiet lane with very minimal traffic and noise. This is certainly one of its strong points, as so many other downtown spots necessitate either a decent set of earplugs or running the risk of sleep deprivation.


same same but different

Same same but different.


There’s also a good, and very welcome, pool and sitting area and the restaurant is friendly with decent food.


Nice pool

Delicious!


Rooms are air-con or fan-cooled, and tastefully decorated with Lanna touches. Prices range from 400 baht for a low season fan room to 1,150 baht for a high season poolside air-con room, so there’s a fair cross section of options for midrange or flashpacker budgets. Free airport pick-ups are included as is breakfast.


It’s not perfect and the generally very friendly staff are sticklers for rules — they make guests read and accept the house rule list before checking in and are notoriously inflexible with regards to their 10:00 check-out time.


Overall though there are far less decent choices in this midrange area in Chiang Mai than in either budget or upmarket price ranges, so Thai House is definitely a good choice to bear in mind.


Our rating:


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Last updated on 24th September, 2013.


Type of room
Low
High
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dbl fan private bathroom
400 baht
550 baht
Triple fan private bathroom
600 baht
850 baht
Dbl air-con private bathroom
700 baht
950 baht
Triple air-con private bathroom
1,000 baht
1,350 baht
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 400 baht, high season 550 baht. Notes:
Room: Triple fan private bathroom, low season: 600 baht, high season 850 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 700 baht, high season 950 baht. Notes:
Room: Triple air-con private bathroom, low season: 1,000 baht, high season 1,350 baht. Notes:

Chiang Mai Thai House
5/1 Tha Pae Rd, Soi 5, Chang Klan
T: (053) 904 110, (053) 904 737 
chiangmaithaihouse@hotmail.com
http://www.chiangmaithaihouse.com

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