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Awesome. Stupidly awesome. Amazing staff who are always willing to help. Always people to hang out with. Couldn't give a higher recommendation of this place.
Spicy is one of my favorite hostels of all time. Noom, Rob and the whole family are incredibly helpful and friendly. They were always willing to give you information on whatever strange thing you asked. The atmosphere at Spicy lends itself to making tons of friends. It is a very social hostel. Noom is constantly improving and adding things so that guests feel at home and taken care of. I liked it so much, I extended my stay and added a second stay. The location allows you a more local experience
Amazing hostel, great staff & fun people! Would definitely stay again.
Great hostel to meet people as a solo traveler. Nice common room, very nice staff, ... I really liked it!
Bathrooms were extremely dirty, with mossy floors. Door to the girls dorm didn't close right and was squeaky and noisy, which was awful when all the gap year kids came in and out at 4 am. Room was too small for so many beds. Staff were nice; there was toast, jam, and tea offered in the morning. Decent common area with TV and movies. The road it is located on seems remote and there's no way I would walk down it alone at night. Farther from city center so taxi and tuk tuk rides seem overpriced.
Thankyou for a fantastic stay! I will be sure to return when I come back to Thailand!
Overall Spicy Thai was wonderful, absolutely amazing for meeting other travelers! The beds were okay and rooms were clean. Staff was very helpful and location was only 10 minute walk to town. Would definitely stay again.
Really cool place, as you saw from other reviews
This hostel is such a great place to hang out and meet people! By far our favourite hostel in Thailand!!
What a unique place to stay! Really cool tree top type accomodation. It's pretty open so you can hear other people in the next door houses but it has an awesome atmosphere amongst lots of greenery and beautiful views. Common area has hammocks, books and is raised up from the ground - you couldn't wish for a cooler place to stay! Lockers outside. Bit of a walk into Pai centre but this place is so worth it!
good staff and social atmosphere. Would be good if the Grey dorm had the lockers inside the dorm room. Enjoyed meeting everybody and also going on the cliff jump trip!
The only thing missing was hot water in the guys' showers, but maybe I didn't know how to turn it on! The people were amazing, the staff was very friendly, the place is great...the beds are clean and comfortable, the movie selection is unimaginably huge, and we had an amazing time hanging out in the place. It's also close to downtown/the Night Market via tuk-tuk, and there is a 7-11 and great street food just down the street. Would highly recommend staying there!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Absolutely LOVED this hostel! The staff was amazing, and it's a great place to meet people! I booked a cooking class, transportation to Pai, airport transfers, and a trek through the hotel and it was all amazing. The only downside is the location -- you have to take a tuk tuk to get into the main part of town. Although its only 20 baht, it definitely adds up.
Nice hostel. Good place to meet backpackers. Very relaxed.
Awesome! Good common area, staffs nice, could have been a little closer to the central area of old city
This is one the best hostels I've ever stayed at. The staff is really nice and helpful. The people there are great and it's really easy to socialise :)
great atmosphere. very simple facilities, but easy to meet people. chill environment. need a taxi to get to town and points of interest. staff was awesome. door in pink room drove us crazy though. hopefully they fixed it. bathrooms were decently clean, but rooms not.
Excellent place to meet people and have fun but matresses and pillows are very veeeery dirty...
Seriously THE best hostel to stay at in chiang mai! If you want to meet people this is the place to go. There is a huge community area for everyone to come together. I stayed at two other hostels during my time in chiang mai and disliked both. I tried to extend at spicy but it books up fast so book ahead! The staff is amazing!
If you're on the hyper-social hostel buzz, you can't really find a better hostel than Spicy. They've cultivated the ultimate social atmosphere, with a great social area, and the staff organise group activities almost every night, like free group drop-off to the Markets, group outings to swim at lakes or on-site BBQs.