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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little place stayed one night enjoyed good location staff friendly sleep quality good value for money some great places to eat near by and cheap enough very good value for money and a great atmosphere

Thank dariandoreen
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Booked Smile House 1 on the recommendation of Lonely Planet - that's the last time we take their advice on accommodations. It is certainly the most basic of basic except for the fact that they have a pool (looked nice-ish). The rooms were VERY basic and the bed was rock hard. We had an air-con room which had a must... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Accommodations were extremely basic for the price (In Thailand) with rooms being a simple box style hostel w/o TV, A/C or much furniture etc. Room was clean but was extremely hard to keep cool with only 1 fan and poor ventilation through 1 window. Pool area was a great relief from the heat but some of the pool area chair... More 

Thank Stuzeltz
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542 reviews
136 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I stayed here in 2014 and wrote a 4 star review of Smile House. Back in 2016 and even more impressed. Booked on Agoda, I paid $21/night, for a spacious, spotless, tidy air-con room. Still has great location in the Old City on a very quiet soi w. little traffic. Still has the fairly small but nice pool -- an... More 

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Kempsey, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2016

I found Smile House via the internet, because this time in Chiang Mai I wanted budget accommodation with a pool. The pool is a good size for laps, cleaned regularly and a focal point at which to meet other travellers, either in it, or around it. Other travellers would look in longingly. It is a very chlled area. Smile House... More 

Thank JodyWitt
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

There is a nice swimming pool but the water it's super cold. It feels like this hostel needs more keeping and maintenance. Staff is nice and the rooms ok, although many stair for people carrying heavy backpacks. The location is perfect.

Thank Marina L
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

No mosquito nets on any windows, oh, there aren't any Windows btw. The pricy fan room upstairs caused a mosquito bloodbath on my account. Noisy neighborhood and noisy TV didn't help win any ratings either. The swimming pool is green of algae and no breakfast included. In general it feels this place is going downhill

Thank Mats S
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

The price won't let you down and what you get in return is a lovely room, authentic vibe and nice staff including the pets. They adjust their schedule to ours, which made things for us a lot easier. (Twin bedroom with shared bathroom, 350 B)

Thank Celeste W
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2014

A hotel review and recommendation by 'The Lonely Planet' is more than a good enough reason to select Smile House as a place to stay. After all, it boasts a great Central location (5 minutes walk to the Eastern Gate), an excellent common area with pool and better still, fan rooms from as little as 500baht per night. Bargain! However,... More 

Thank Willisson22
Vientiane, Laos
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014

The fan room was good for cooling weather in Feb. This is definitely worth the money especially if you're planning to stay more than 3 days in Chiangmai. Good location, friendly staff and there's lovely pool you can chill there.

Thank LouDang

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Smile House Chiangmai

Address: 5 Rachamankha Soi 2, Phra Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $16 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smile House Chiangmai 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Wi Fi in lounge and around pool; and in some of the rooms; rooms away from the pool area are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles JodyWitt, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Bring a padlock and check the lights work before you pay. More importantly, make sure you see a room first to see if it's AC or fan.”
 of 5 bubbles Willisson22, 8 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Read the reviews as they are pretty accurate. The place has some great danger issues that are ongoing which Senior Management and owner may blatantly ignore often? The pool attracts families with children that may be louder, dogs bark sometimes at various hours, nail is left sticking out of deck for many days, electrical wires are left live so you may get shocked. This place was scary for me and I am most resilient and do thrive in chaos to a point where it becomes most aggravating and ridiculous.”
 of 5 bubbles Tacpatriot, 29 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Don't take room 23 or 24 beside the wading pool deck. Also be sure to look at every room carefully before deciding if you want to stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles JStaley, 15 May 2013 | Read review
“The air-conditioned room with private bathroom (#18) for 500 baht is very poky and bathrooms not great (has a tree in the middle), if you can afford it opt or the 700 baht air con or a fan or shared bathroom option.”
 of 5 bubbles DanT311, 6 Mar 2013 | Read review
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