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“Excellent city hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Tamarind Village
Ranked #13 of 374 Hotels in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence
London
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent city hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2009

Stayed here pre and post trekking and found the quality of personal service quite outstanding. Hotel is an oasis in the city centre, perfectly situtaed for the markets and other sites. Rooms lovely, pool area tranquil, but still suited to lively families. Food in restaurant excellent, as was the service, with a particular mention for 'Ken' who my daughters wanted to wrap up and bring home! When we return to Chaing Mai we will stay here again without hesitation.

Stayed August 2009, travelled with family
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Danish first
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2009

We stayed here for 4 days before travelling on to Chaing Rai ..... couldn't fault it . It was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop. Staff were polite and helpful and the food was very good. The pool clean and "warm" fresh towels etc .... the rooms were sparse but adequate. I was a bit of trek to get to the nightlife but it was fine .... would go again but only for a short stay as it was very quiet. Ideal for a honeymoon but not if you want alot of life .....

  • Stayed April 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Codmother
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2009

Visited here for 4 days from Feb 3rd to 7th 2009. We were in a 1st floor Deluxe room which tho' simply furnished was very pleasant. The small balcony with settee was lovely in the evening to sit out on & listen to the flute & Thai guitar player who comes from 6pm every evening for an hour. The pool area is quiet & restful tho' could do with a little more attention to remove some of the leaves from the water from surrounding trees.- this is a minor 'niggle'.The reception area is very 'Lanna' Thai & attractive & the staff are absolutely charming & very very helpful. Breakfasts eaten next to the pool are fabulous & rarely did we ever need lunch! The whole ambience is one of restful tranquility. The town is busy but has many of the best Temples we've ever seen & a day out to the elephant camp, bamboo rafting, long necked women village & orchid farm with lunch is a must. For dinner we found a really good -& very cheap Italian restaurant -go left from the hotel, cross the busy road at the end of the street , through the gate & across the big square. Cross the next road & take the road straight ahead & first left is 'Pulcinello da Stefano' This road has a sign for books just past the reataurant. Dinner for 2 for about 700 Baht & very good food. There is another Italian almost directly opposite the hotel main entrance in a small enclosed square. also a coffee shop & very good & cheap massage parlour. For vegetarians ( it also does great meat food too ) the Whole Earth restaurant -a tuk tuk ride from the hotel- is in a gorgeous setting & we ate there for about 1350 Baht including a couple of beers & a glass of (as usual, Cold red wine) We both loved Chaing Mai & the hotel is a delight. We would very happily go back.

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank welwynpete
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Edmonton
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2009

My husband and I spent three nights at Tamarind village last week. We felt that this is one of the best hotels we have stayed in in the world! The hotel staff were so welcoming, so helpful, and treated us extremely well. The breakfasts were VERY good, and the food was all fresh. The hotel is in a great location within the walls. It is a short walk to spas, bars, markets. It is a short tuk tuk ride away from the night market and food market. The ambiance of the hotel really makes you feel like you are in paradise. We can't say anything bad about Tamarind Village. They even stored our bags for us and lent us towels when we went on a three day trek.

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Karen_deM
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Athens Greece
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47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2009

Good breakfast, fine restaurant, cosy rooms and good balance price / quality. Live Thai music afternoons by the pool. The staff was great. We ll be back again. Very Good Choice!!!

  • Stayed August 2007, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank GabieAthensGreece
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sydney
Level Contributor
55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2009

Enjoyed 6 nights in January as a restful retreat just doing some day trips and otherwise enjoying the hotel as a Sanctuary. Very professional, thoughtful and caring staff. - with good humour too! Premises are spotlessly maintained. Good restaurant if you dont want to go out. Well located in the old city. Nice pool area.

  • Liked — My room and the staff
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed January 2009, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank loulou283
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Bucks County, Pa
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2009

Beautiful hotel in a garden setting very central in the old town of Chiang Mai. The restaurant is superb. Highly recommedable.

  • Liked — The setting, the location and the restaurant
  • Disliked — Rooms are very nice but on the small side
  • Stayed January 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank jalejo
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Additional Information about Tamarind Village

Property: Tamarind Village
Address: 50/1 Rajdamnoen Road | Si Phum, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Chiang Mai
#5 Spa Hotel in Chiang Mai
#6 Family Hotel in Chiang Mai
#8 Luxury Hotel in Chiang Mai
#17 Business Hotel in Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Tamarind Village 4*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tamarind Village is a unique and charming boutique property that nestles in the heart of historic Chiang Mai. Surrounded by ancient temples and quaint shopping streets, it takes its name from a magnificent 200 year old tamarind tree that shelters the hotel in a shady embrace.Tamarind Village is situated at the center of Chiang Mai’s old town. Many of Chiang Mai’s historic landmarks and temples such as Thapae Gate, the Three Kings Monument, Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chedi Luang are located within a few minutes walk of the hotel. Each week, Chiang Mai’s famous ‘Sunday Walking Street’ takes place just in front of the hotel’s entrance. ... more   less 
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