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Spicythai Backpackers

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Overview
36 Hassadisewi Rd Sriphoom, Chiang Mai 50200 Thailand See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Rated number one hostel in Thailand a decade ago but unfortunately, nothing has been updated since then. Beds uncomfortable and possibly from the previous century. Couldn’t sleep so decided to switch hostels mid way through my stay in Chiangmai just to get some sleep. Showers...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay, hostel hosts are extremely helpful with organizing things to do and the bathroom is enormous. There is a take it/leave it shelf for backpackers to use and a book exchange and big tv.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I stayed at Spicythai for 4 nights just after the Songkran festival. The first night was quite dead as people had either left after Songkran or were terribly hungover! (though I did hear the hostel was very lively and packed during the festival!) The staff...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Spent only 2 nights there and did not want to leave! The staff is really nice and helpful! The hostel is in a good location, and the vibe is really good! Great atmosphere and safe for girl traveling alone! Will come back if I ever...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I booked this hostel for 3 nights, but only ended up staying 1. The beds are hard as rocks and the showers are very old feeling and crummy. If your priority is to meet people, this place fits the bill - it’s too easy and...More

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In 2006, we created our Spicy Hostel that has since hosted thousands of very happy travelers... Do not miss your opportunity to experience the spiciness in Chiang Mai.Beginning in September 2006, we have shown More this country what a real backpackers hostel is and how to run a great hostel. Rated No.2 in Asia 2007 and No.1 in Thailand 2008, Spicythai has really brought the backpackers hostel to life in Thailand. A group of young locals with lots of travel experiences and warm hearts have created each Spicy and have brought them to the top of the game in a very short time. Six years of success prove very well that we have been doing the right thing.Now Spicythai is in its new location: an even bigger and more beautiful house in a more convenient location, close to the Old City.Special Features at Spicythai;Apart from normal stuff that you will get at budget hostels such as free toiletries, a book swap, reference books, bed linens, parking, city maps, tour information, etc, we offer more including:- Strong and firm handmade bunk beds (no funny noises to annoy you while sleep)- AC in all dorms (we live in the city so AC is a good investment for climate and pollution)- Free coffee and tea with toast, butter and jams- Kitchen with free spices and oil- Original honesty system mini-bar with 24/7 easy access- Big-screen TV & home theater system with cable TV and an incredible collection of movies and TV series- Communal computers with high speed internet until midnight and 24/7 free WiFi- Free use of storage closet Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Best Value
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$12 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Spicythai Backpackers Hotel Chiang Mai
Location
Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Best Value
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$12 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Spicythai Backpackers Hotel Chiang Mai
Location
Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
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Traveller (11)
Room & Suite (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Ask for the green room!"
542AndrewD
11 Apr 2016
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"Very cold at times with the A/C on"
108andit
5 Jul 2015
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"When booking excursions call the number / email them, the leaflets on the front desk, you'll save..."
KTree91
18 Jan 2015
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"You cant go wrong with any of the dormer rooms."
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17 Nov 2014
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