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Loved our first stay here we have booked another night for when we come back to Chiang Mai!
Loved Bunchan. Beds were comfy, AC so that was a plus and really nice shower. The people are awesome here, always willing to strike up conversation. If you're traveling alone or with someone else, the vibe is very welcoming. Would definitely stay again.
The atmosphere was great, people were super friendly. Staff was really friendly. Otherwise an average place, good value for the money
Good hostel for meeting people. However, the owner of the hostel constantly tries to make money by pushing his preferred tours, bars, busses, etc. he wasted our night once because he told everyone that there was this great hip hop bar to go to, and we all went there. It was completely empty and turned out that his brother owns the bar. We felt scammed. and there were multiple incidents of that sort with tours and even booking a bus to Chiang Mai.
bunchun in thai means "my house" and that's exactly what it feels like! very artsy, very comfortable, adorable pets. getting around is easy and Vee is always looking to show travelers the local parts of Chiang Mai. I'll be back here!
Highly recommend this place, a friend and I stayed there three nights and had such a fun time every day there. The atmosphere was great and the staff were very helpful. We had an amazing time.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Staying here was a lot of fun, great atmosphere and lovely staff always up for a laugh! Sitting in reception itself is full of surprises. You really get your money's worth. One thing that could be a little better is the amount of bathroom/shower facilities.
Standard hostel. Nothing fancy, but does it's job well. In a good location near to some bars and restaurants , but not too near too everything.
Very good hostel for solo travelers in regards to meeting other travelers. Very social atmosphere and staff is very helpful.
I want to start off saying I had a fantastic stay at Bunchun. The hostel itself could use some work. Sorta dirty, no A/C in common areas. HOWEVER, that isn't what this hostel is about. In all my time in SE Asia I have never stayed at a more sociable hostel. The first night I was here I met others and hung out with them through my time in Chiang Mai. Vee, the owner is legendary! He took us out one night and it was absolutely insane. IF YOU ARE A SOLO TRAVELER STOP NOW AND BOOK HERE! 10/10!
This was a very quirky hostel especially with the dogs and the art everywhere. I personally loved it as it gave the place a very relaxed atmosphere. The staff were friendly enough and the communal area is great for meeting people. We ended up going out with the entire hostel. Only thing I wasn't a big fan of were the beds, they were very very thin but for the price I can't really complain.
Cheap Price, cheap facility. There is aircon and fan rooms.staff are nice and helpful, one of thethem isis very friendly, artsy with great hippie style English. Staff are very egoistic and are never wrong.
so yes, theres only 2 showers for all the dorms, its about a 15-20 minute walk from the old city, and the rooms with just fans can get stuffy and the bottom bunks seem a bit shabby/dirty but pros include vee the host who is super helpful and told us where to buy fireworks for the fourth of july, the cute dogs who are only kept in cages so they dont run around everywhere all the time, proximity to the nightmarkets, and the really awesome people i met consistently when staying here.
Beautiful shower! V, the owner, is COOL ! (HI V!) I met the greatest people at Bunchun. Walking distance of cool places, but the location can be hard to find, so beware and come with directions. Super chill common room and roof top, I quickly felt at home. It attracts cool people, as a solo traveler it was fantastic. The art inside is impressive. I slept really well. It's not fancy but you get your money's worth. I recommend this place!
simply awesome! the owner is so friendly and funny. he knows what the clients want and where you can get it. and he takes awesome care of his pets so ppl who are complaining about cages are stupid. the puppies like being in the cages once in a while to cool down and rest. great location and great atmosphere to meet ppl! this place is a must stay if u wanna have fun
This is the second time I've stayed at this hostel. Such good value for money and it's extremely social. Great place to meet other travelers if you're alone. Also, I love the puppies! My only complaint is that the large dorm room is super hot in the summer, but it's fine in the winter.
Very friendly staff. Great communal area. Staff friendly and gave good advice on what to do in area.
Bunchun has everything a good hostel needs. Cheap beds, good wifi, helpful staff, awesome atmosphere, and three lovable chihuahuas. Vee the owner was really cool and invited us to local bars, restaurants, and markets. If you want to meet other travelers and have an authentic local Chiang Mai experience, Bunchun is the place and Vee is your man.
Simple, but great staff and atmosphere! Like a second home! The art is the place profile, alot of it! Great stuff! If you ask you can paint 😊 The dogs seems well taken care of and are spoiled with love and attention. the owner have good reasons for sometimes keeping them in cages to let them rest from hostel guests.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Bunchun is a great place and Vee is a great guy!Long live Bunchun! :) (just the beds are super hard.. but that happens quite often in Asia unfortunately.. other than this, great place!)