I chose this place because it was cheap and rated as "the best deal in northern Thailand" by Lonely Planet, which is far from the truth. It's cheap, so you get what you pay for. It's quaint on the outside and the rooms are very rustic (in a bad way). The biggest problem is that the rooms have ZERO soundproofing. I've stayed in a lot of "loud" places in SE Asia (most hotels lack basic soundproofing), but this was the worst. People above and next to you sound like they're in the same room. Same goes when they use the toilet. Yep.
Staff was accommodating and moved me to a room further away from other people, but there's still loud neighbors next to the hotel with barking dogs. Seriously, it's close to camping as far as sound goes. If you're a light sleeper, like me, not the place for you.
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