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    Chiang Mai Hotel Recommendations

    The wife and I will be heading to the great white north the first week of April.

    Having never been there before, we're looking for hotel recommendations.

    Requirements:

    Downtown, easy walking distance of the market and eateries.

    Decent...air con, in suite shitter and a restaurant.

    Price Range:

    Above backpacker hostels but definitely below Slandreth's tastes.

    Thanks!

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    Topper then it is going to be as hot as BKK maybe more during the day but more cooling at night. Enjoy and rent a car and see the country side.

    You will be there just before the crowds of Songkran.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aging one
    and see the country side.
    We'll be doing a lot of that.

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    Nooner's Homestay, no markets or restaurants nearby, catch your own fish & insects.

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    This place would fit your requirements, I think. It's about 1,000 baht a night. Fairly central, clean, an impressive koi pond and has some character imo.

    Tadkham Village, Chiang Mai, Thailand - Booking.com

    This is a place that we really liked, however. Probably my favourite hotel in Thailand. If you hire a car then you won't need to be central of course.

    http://www.booking.com/hotel/th/lann...=total;ucfs=1&

    So, the first place fits your requirements....the second place in case you are interested.

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    Stroller, hopefully will hook up with Nooners

    Cyrille, thanks. We won't be driving, so it's more the downtown option for us.

    Tadkham Village is sold out....

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    Don't forget to book your travel companion(s) through Smooci, the quality agency for all needs & desires.

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    You'll get a discount for doing a picture review.

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    I stay at Red Hibiscus Guesthouse when in CM. Small outdoor resturant for breakfast. Been a few years but was very good family run place. Less than 1k baht. Centrally located.

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    Galare Guest House.
    Convenient central location - river view.
    Quite and lovely garden setting.
    Full meal menus.

    ....and still, reasonable rates - single, double.


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    Looks good.

    November 1st - April 16th
    Double = 1,200 baht/night *breakfast not included
    1,420 baht/night (Include American Breakfast 2 persons)

    A $28 US or Euro deposit per room is required. (credit card payment only)

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    Easy: Duangtawan, where I always stay. Decent hotel, clean rooms, bathtub, and I can stream my TV off the Wifi (depending on the room.

    2 minutes up Loi Kroh from the Night Bazaar.

    And now you've got Uber the world is your hamster if you want to explore.

    Added: A double is around Bt1700 at that time on Agoda.
    Last edited by harrybarracuda; 07-02-2017 at 09:40 PM.

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    Kim House

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    Quote Originally Posted by Albert Shagnasty2017 View Post
    Kim House

    Perhaps I can help, Shaggy...

    Kim House Chiang Mai Thailand | Jangarpor Cafe | Yoga Studio

    Now wasn't that easy..?

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    Slightly more effort than him simply googling it himself.

    But thanks anyway mate

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    I would stay away from there, you can hear someone farting the other side of the hotel, the walls are so thin.

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    PornPing hotel live band one side and Disco the other side .


    Restaurants & Dining - Pornping Tower Hotel

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    Keep it coming guys.

    Have booked my flights for the first week of April for a couple of nights and require exactly the same as CSFfan.

    Looked on Agoda and am thinking of the Pornping.

    Not gonna be spending too much time in the room. More about location for shopping and sightseeing.

    Cheers
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    doesnt sound a very good time of year to go to Chiang Mai

    is there an Air Asia sale on to there or something

    The place will be like Satans arse crack

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    Family over

    Islands and then up North for some shopping and Thai culture stuff.

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    ^ theres a H&M and gogo bars in Bangkok mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    I would stay away from there, you can hear someone farting the other side of the hotel, the walls are so thin.
    Bollocks, you're talking shite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bogon View Post
    Keep it coming guys.

    Have booked my flights for the first week of April for a couple of nights and require exactly the same as CSFfan.

    Looked on Agoda and am thinking of the Pornping.

    Not gonna be spending too much time in the room. More about location for shopping and sightseeing.

    Cheers
    The Duangtawan is a far better location.

    Plus the PornPing is dingy, the rooms are old and tired and about 30 years overdue a renovation. I think they still use the original bedding.

    Plus it will be full of pissed cricketers that week.

    Which reminds me, the Duangtawan has a much nicer pool and pool bar.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Albert Shagnasty2017 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    I would stay away from there, you can hear someone farting the other side of the hotel, the walls are so thin.
    Bollocks, you're talking shite.
    Well Albert, I've actually stayed there so I suspect you're the one talking shite.

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