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Quaint little book shop

What an adorable place! Super friendly and helpful staff, they knew exactly where to find what we... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Matt E
via mobile
Lost and found in Chiang Mai!

Very happy to stumble on this great little book store by accident. It's jammed with treasures, old... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
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28 Jan 2018
“Quaint little book shop”
24 Dec 2017
“Lost and found in Chiang Mai!”
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34/3 Ratchamanka Road Tampon Prasing, Amphur Muang Chiangmai, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 81 287 3833
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Reasonable prices for the quality of the books. The selection was fantastic, with every possible genre you can list. Some French and German books also, but mostly English. However, a review to the Lost Book Shop is not complete without a mentioning the owner and...More

Thank Ash L
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We loved this place, they have hundreds of books organized by genre and topic and their upstairs includes a huge “foreign” language section with many books in German, French, Swedish... prices vary but on used books seemed very reasonable, they had bargain bins as well...More

1  Thank Harlie R
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is probably the best bookstore I’ve ever been to anywhere. Definitely in Asia. It is somewhat focused on travel, which is good as that’s what I like to read. However, they have a lot of everything. Had to force myself to leave with only...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

What an adorable place! Super friendly and helpful staff, they knew exactly where to find what we wanted, which was really impressive in such a large collection of books! Bought a couple in preparation for days lounging on the beach. Fair prices and a great...More

Thank Matt E
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Lots of fun to go to this bookshop and browse! Owner is Irish, has personality and sure knows his books. I was interested in books on condensed history of Thailand and a book on travel memoirs in Asia, and he helped me find both. Also,...More

Thank Monique C
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Thanks to the helpfull staff at The Lost Book Shop my free time was filled with a couple of recommended biographies I will return in due course.Keith Richard will be back on the shelf in due course along with Anthony Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential. Many thanks...More

1  Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A must-go place for book lovers!!! We discovered the bookstore by chance. The collection of the store is absolutely impressive. It has books from all sorts genres and languages (mainly english) We didn't have enough time to browse but went back the next day to...More

Thank S L
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Very happy to stumble on this great little book store by accident. It's jammed with treasures, old and new. Lots of variety of books. Easy to get lost in the shop for an hour or more. New books tend to be priced about half the...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Great place with many many books. The most difficult thing: decide for 1, 2, 3, ... books are categorized by topic and there are also books I different languages other than English.

Thank utiste
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Certainly with its sister store Backstreet books the best book store in Chiang Mai, with friendly service, a wide eclectic selection and two central locations. If you enjoy books, you'll have fun browsing.

Thank doncoppock
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Response from Harlie R | Reviewed this property |
I know they will buy back any books you have bought from them for half the price you paid, not sure about outside books. But they had a large fiction section.