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Ben Guest House and Restaurant

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed hear earlier this month just for 2 nights either side of a jungle trek. On arrival the rooms smelt, and the bathroom was so grimy. Worm had made it's home on the floor. The hosts were very friendly, but I think they are over whelmed by the upkeep required. After our jungle trek, on our 2nd visit we...

1Thank Sarah B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I booked and paid on line to stay here before and after spending the majority of time overnight at the amazing Elephant Nature Park. On arrival I was very welcomed by both older males who spoke good English. The room was filthy to say the least. Toilet/handbasin had not been cleaned properly 'forever'. No toilet paper at all. The floor...

Thank ironman2013-29
Langen, Germany
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I was positively surprised about the service in that little hotel. The reception lady helped me book a ticket to Bangkok, a day at the elephants camp and on the day of departure I was taken personally to the bus station. I knew I cannot expect luxury for 8 Euro per night - and it wasn't. Little room with a...

Thank Kasia1410
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 11 March 2014

My partner booked here thinking the accommodation would be adequate for the week we stayed in chiang mai considering the price, we read the reviews which some show positive feedback (maybe written by the staff themselves?) we didn't stay long that was for sure. At first sight we walked in and saw a cockroach in the bathroom dead (not surprising...

Thank Anthonysv38
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Arrived early 6am after bus from Bangkok. All locked up and we waited an hour to get in but there was a room available right then which was a positive. The owner of the guesthouse was lovely but not very mobile and lived in an open door room downstairs which was pretty uncomfortable going Into the family room when asking...

Thank Rosielouise89
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 16 November 2013

convenient and beautiful place. restaurant ok and breakfast good. 20 mn walk to the city staff good and very quiet place. we stayed 4 nights in this guesthouse - chiang mai. I went with a guide and it's necessary to stay more for visit this city and area.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

Firstly the staff are lovely! Really pleasant... However you really do get what you pay for. Our room was small, dark, dingy, dirty and uncomfortable. The tap took 5 minutes before a dark water finally came through, the shower spat a VERY small amount of water at you before getting too hot and then stopping. Extremely poor, but really for...

1Thank Jaysmith2108
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Ben Guesthouse offers homestay rooms in a good price. It is not in a city centre but within walking distance from it. I liked the fact it was a bit away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Instead offered great culinary options around in the local market and nearby stalls. I was not sure if the restaurant was...

Thank joanna e
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We stayed here in June 2013 , we were told about it from friends we met travelling Thailand and for 200baht we had a lovely double room with bathroom . The staff are super friendly and so accommodating, they booked the bus for us to PAI and only made a tiny commission, they offer free bicycles to explore the city....

1Thank JonaKonaTron
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Having travelled around the world, I can honestly say this place has one of the best value for money i have seen. No, for that price you are not going to get luxury/brand new rooms, but the heart-warming service and AMAZING and cheap food completely make up for it. Rooms do the job, give you a bed and a working...

1Thank Littlepeasoup

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ben Guest House is your 'home away from home' in Thailand. Ben Guest House in your best choice to have a great time in Chiang Mai. Feel at home in our nice, clean and cozy rooms with private hot and cold shower and own toilet. We are situated near local Thai and Western markets, the night Market and the new center of town. Enjoy delicious Thai food at our garden restaurant with special cool drinks and fruit shakes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ben Guest House and Restaurant

Address: 4/4, 4/11 Chiangmai-Lamphun Rd., Soi 2 | Wat Ket Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $8 - $12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Quiet and budget”
padmap_12, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are either twin singles , or a double .Upstairs - better veiw .”
njeffrey, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Just stay away”
858dazzaw, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
“up stairs have a nice shared balcony to sip on a beer and chill out.”
  • not the cleanest
  • no water majority of the time
  • dirty
  • old
s3riou5, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms seem to offer more privacy”
joannae778, 26 Aug 2013 | Read review
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