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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Good location, not far from Chiang Mai airport and all room balcony have river view. I like hotel design, room decoration, restaurant and friendly service from staff. Few options for breakfast and bland taste.

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Washington DC
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Sheik Istana is a good choice for Chiang Mai. The rooms are quite new, very clean, and very pretty. They all have balconies which look out onto the river, and have views of the beautiful temple across the river. The gardens are beautiful, and provide a really nice place to take a break in the afternoon heat. The two pools...

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1Thank cleopatra119
Reviewed 1 April 2015

beautiful new boutique hotel, staff so helpful, even got massage from waitress at breakfast because i had sore neck..a little out of the way maybe 5kms from tapae gate very peaceful..would definately stay again

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 3 March 2015

very kind and friendly service, every staff is similing and zealous, gorgerous In the high qualified gym, a coach taught my son how to exercise and my kid love it. The breakfast is the characteristic of the hotel, in which there are abundant and delicious food, beautiful sceneries. We got very nice assist of the doorman and tour agency as...

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1Thank XIAOTAO L
Eureka, CA
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival, the grounds and rooms are impressive and beautiful. Unfortunately, this hotel fails with food and service. Breakfast could be spectacular sitting overlooking the river but the food is mediocre at best. Prepackaged croissants and sugary cakes should be avoided. There are some fresh Asian choices and an an omelette station but be warned that they are Thai style...

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2Thank I-love-world-travel
Chonburi Province, Thailand
Reviewed 24 February 2015

A small and quiet hotel look over to Ping river and near airport. Service excellent specially front office department and also food & beverage ;all of them very friendly.They have shuttle bus to shopping area , transfer service to and from airport .

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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

This hotel was the perfect start of my stay. The hotel stands with a good size. Location is great and peaceful which sets along the small river. I love the presentation and style and the hotel is indeed designed to top. Worth to stay and highly recommended.

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Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

Having stayed in many hotels over the years in Chiang Mai and area, we were looking for something different and that is why we chose Sheik Istana Hotel. In fact it is a lovely place to stay. The Moroccan design has been done very well, the hotel has been well maintained and is immaculate throughout. We had a Superior Room,...

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2Thank aandlkch
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

The Hotel is nice, rooms have good standard, the gym and the pool's are also nice. When we arrived they did not have a room with 2 beds, but we wanted one bed. They were very inflexible. The only offered us an upgrade room with one bed, but we needed to pay for it. They offered us a room with...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

After a few nights in Bangkok we were happy to stay a bit outside the city and find time to relax and for that, this hotel was perfect. The hotel is short drive from the airport (expect to pay 150 to 200 b max) and around the same to the city. About 5 minutes to night bazzar. The hotel give...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sheik Istana is ideally situated on the Ping River, the main river that runs through the city, in one of the most beautiful locations in Chiang Mai. All attraction areas are all within easy reach. The design of the 35 luxuriously appointed guest rooms was inspired by Moroccan and Asian architecture, making the hotel ideally suited for a romantic getaway or honeymoon; its convenient location and beautiful, cosy and elegant atmosphere will however equally appeal to business people. Relax and take in the stunning views of Wat Chedi Lium, one of the ancient temples in Wiang Kum Kam,from your guestroom terrace and have yourself pampered by our friendly and professional staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sheik Istana Hotel

Address: 10/1 Moo 3 Padad Road | Padad, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $68 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheik Istana Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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#25 Spa Hotel in Chiang Mai
#36 Romantic Hotel in Chiang Mai
#49 Luxury Hotel in Chiang Mai
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