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Diva Guesthouse

Some of the cutest budget rooms in town

84/13 Ratchaphakhinai Rd, Phra Singh T: (053) 273 851  [email protected]

Diva Guesthouse

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There’s commendable attention to detail at the well-run budget Diva Guesthouse, home to probably the best looking 300 baht rooms we came across anywhere in Chiang Mai.

Brought to you by the same Swiss–Thai couple who created the hugely successful Julie Guesthouse, the exceptional Diva has been operating from the southern end of Ratchaphakhinai since 2010. This is a good position, slightly away from, yet only a short walk to, the main concentration of Old City restaurants and cafes as well as being within easy walking distance of Tha Pae and the principal temples. It is also roughly equidistant from the Ratchadamnoen and Wualai walking street markets.

Did we mention the rooms are cute?

Did we mention the rooms are cute? Photo: Mark Ord

A pleasant cafe and restaurant out front gives onto the main road and serves up inexpensive Thai and Western faves with the reception and tour desk placed at the rear. Some rooms, including dorms, are also located to the rear with others on the first floor of the old wooden building.

The rooms are immaculate and definitely defy their 300-ish baht price tag. Okay, they’re not huge and lack views, but they are spotlessly clean, come with all the essential furnishings and funky decor and have ensuite hot shower bathrooms and choice of air-con or fan. Rooms are in fact one and the same, so price depends upon whether you elect to use the air-con or not.

No shortage of information on hand.

No shortage of information on hand. Photo: Mark Ord

Similarly, the six-bed dormitories also come with their own bathroom. Air-con and fan dorms are the same rooms but with air-con generally being used during the hot season and fan sufficing for winter months. (You can obviously pay a little extra to get them turned on at any time of year though.)

Beds come in king size or twin formats, and the large family rooms can sleep three, four or even five at a push, making them some of the cheapest family accommodation we came across in Chiang Mai. Service was friendly and efficient and tons of travel info and booking services are available.

Diva Guest House is definitely our first choice in the lower budget range in Chiang Mai.

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Walk-in rates at Diva Guesthouse

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm fan cooled
120 baht
120 baht
Dorm air-con
180 baht
180 baht
Sgl fan private bathroom
250 baht
250 baht
Dbl fan private bathroom
300 baht
300 baht
Sgl air-con private bathroom
400 baht
400 baht
Triple fan private bathroom
450 baht
450 baht
Dbl air-con private bathroom
500 baht
500 baht
Quad fan private bathroom
520 baht
520 baht
Triple air-con private bathroom
600 baht
600 baht
Quad air-con private bathroom
720 baht
720 baht
Room: Dorm fan cooled, low season: 120 baht, high season 120 baht. Notes:
Room: Dorm air-con, low season: 180 baht, high season 180 baht. Notes:
Room: Sgl fan private bathroom, low season: 250 baht, high season 250 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 300 baht, high season 300 baht. Notes:
Room: Sgl air-con private bathroom, low season: 400 baht, high season 400 baht. Notes:
Room: Triple fan private bathroom, low season: 450 baht, high season 450 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 500 baht, high season 500 baht. Notes:
Room: Quad fan private bathroom, low season: 520 baht, high season 520 baht. Notes:
Room: Triple air-con private bathroom, low season: 600 baht, high season 600 baht. Notes:
Room: Quad air-con private bathroom, low season: 720 baht, high season 720 baht. Notes:

Where is Diva Guesthouse

Diva Guesthouse
84/13 Ratchaphakhinai Rd, Phra Singh
T: (053) 273 851 
[email protected]
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º59'25.41" E, 18º47'2.97" N
Room rates: Under 600B

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