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Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I could imagine the hotel would've had a grand opening and had it's grandeur admired once upon a time, but to be honest, the hotel is dated, and the decor, smell and facilities reflect this - so does the price. This is a great option for a small price that puts you in walking distance of the moat surrounded area... More 

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Sydney
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Worst hotel ever. Do not stay here! The hotel has not been maintained for many years. The manager should be ashamed to let people stay in such bad rooms. We had mould everywhere. There are so many other choices in Changmai.

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Nafferton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I have been using the Orchid for many years and am treated like one of the family by the manager so that could possible colour my views. I originally chose the Orchid in 2009 because it had a pool and a gym. I have continued using it because the service is good and the rooms are big. Being a voluntary... More 

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel is by far the worst hotel I've stayed in within Thailand. The room I stayed in was really run down, large chips out of the wall, mouldy fridge, outdated decor and unclean bathroom with mould all over the shower curtain. I asked to change rooms and was shown a room just as run down, if not in a... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This big and old hotel has a proud history of accommodating members of the royal family of Thailand. These glory days was a long time ago but there is still a great atmosphere here. The hotel with it's big lobby with nightly entertainment is used mainly by asian tourists and the breakfast buffet is mostly asian style withrice, soups and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

The hotel was evidently built on a grand scale in its day. Its faded charm appeals still. The 1980's style bedrooms are of a good size offering comfortable amenities; bathrooms remain functional but have seen better days. But it is the lobby lounge, spacious and beautifully constructed from local wood, that remains the hotel's finest feature. Excellent for loafing around,... More 

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Charleston, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

I have stayed at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel maybe four times over the past twenty years. It is, like I am, showing age around the edges. Facts remains that the location is great, the lobby is beautifully arrayed in Northern Thai style, the staff is helpful and the price won't break spoil the budget. It is clean but the... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

The only bad thing I have to mention here is the receptionist as she was very rude to us and had no interest in helping us when we tried to explain to her that we had to make an urgent phone call to our bank (my card had been frauded). We offered to give money to use the hotel phone.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

I popped into the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel to use their pool and gym facilities for half a day. I couldn't find the (correct) price anywhere online, so here it is: 400 baht for unlimited use of the pool and gym facilities. A real luxury if you've been using a bucket shower for a couple of weeks! The gym is... More 

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China
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

This was an good place to stay in the middle of the city. The location was really nice, beside an active mall with a fun Thursday to Sunday market out front. That market was my favorite thing about the hotel as it had great street food. The hotel itself has had better days, Otis a bit faded. But for a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Chiang Mai Orchid, you have a choice of seven different types of rooms altogether there are 266 of them. All are designed and decorated as living testimony to the artistic elegance of the Lanna Thai Era combined with the most modern state of the art convenience facilities. And to top it all, each room has a scenic view of beautiful Chiang Mai. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel

Address: 23 Huay Kaew Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: £22 - £55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 266
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“Upper floors are best”
 of 5 bubbles S7746MOrichards, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No bidet shower in toilet (in case of interest).”
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 of 5 bubbles HenrikB867, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Larger rooms look to be the better rooms. Twin rooms are basic and great for little ones.”
 of 5 bubbles Aclary, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Better rooms on the higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles ricwilder, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“10th floor with kingsize bed at the rear”
 of 5 bubbles ian572013, 20 Feb 2015 | Read review
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