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Spicythai Backpackers Reviews

14 Hassadisewi Rd. T., Sriphum A. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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88%

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1078 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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89%

Loved spicy thai! The beds/pillows were a bit hard/lumpy but other than that it was great! The shower/toilets were separate from the dormitories, and were always clean and well maintained. The best part about the hostel was that it was super social and had daily activities for you to get to know everyone/a great common area that also facilitated that. Overall really enjoyed our stay. The only thing that would really improve spicy thai is their beds/pillows.

  • 23rd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

It really great. i was the only Chinese over there,everyone so nice and teach me english.will never forget the Chinese NewYear party.my team was champion by my cheat...:-)


91%

It is an awesome experience to stay at Spicy Thai. You will find a second family there, very helpful and welcoming staff, good beds, breakfast for free and an atmosphere that you won't find anywhere else in Chiang Mai - What more could you wish for as a backpacker?!


86%

This hostel came very highly recommended by many people and while I did enjoy it I found it overrated. The kitchen was nice though.


94%

Kinda outside the Old Town centre, but easy to walk if you don't want to take a taxi on your own. Everyone very inviting and the atmosphere is very relaxed. People left cellphones and other things left plugged in around the house and no one had any complaints about theft while I was there. Activities everyday to promote getting to know other hostel-stayers as well as fairly priced.


100%

Noom and Chris are great guys and have truly made the atmosphere at spicythai one of the best I've ever seen. Hostel is small enough that you will meet everyone and the daily activities are tons of fun. Will definitely stay here again anytime I'm in chiang mai


83%

Nice hostel, fun staff, great hostel activities almost daily, which I highly recommend taking part in. Great movie watching area with big tv & lots of movies if u just want to have a chill night.


83%

Good hostel, nice staff, good location

  • 30th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

A great place to meet other travellers! As a solo traveller it is so valuable to go to a sociable hostel and they even organize events every night I was there where it makes it easy to mingle.


100%

Great social hostel! Activities every night. Noom and Chris do a great job. Keep it u


100%

Best place in Chian Mai


86%

What it loses in location. It makes up for in atmosphere Helpful staff and a lot of team hostel events


91%

When you think of an ideal hostel that provides the friendly, awesome hospitality that you want, this is the place. The staff make it point to socialize and have loads of experience with so many travelers, places, and things to do. The dorms are well equipped with beds (duh) and... clean sheets. Score. Bathroom is shared and huge. If you want to book an excursion, there are pamphlets at the ready or if you want to chill and drink some brews with international people, go for it. It's your trip.


100%

Stay here!! Most social & fun hostel I've stayed at, so good if you are travelling solo. The staff are amazing and daily activities are organized for the hostel which can be a welcome break from super touristy activities. The post - bowling day at the lake was my favorite day in chiang mai :) Showers are pretty cold, but totally worth dealing with it haha


89%

One of the most fun hostels I have stayed in. Activities every day and the staff are really fun!


100%

Best hostel I have ever stayed in. Wish I could rate more for atmosphere and staff. Chris, Tim and the little Chinese man (inside joke) were just the best. Noom was great, took us out to his town for a Muay Thai boxing festival. Showed us what food to eat and what to drink. Chris and Tim took us out to the local pool and we had a huge all you can eat BBQ one night. They were constantly making sure we had something to do. Made some really good friends here. Wish I hadn't left. I miss you Goldie.


86%

This is one of the best places I've stayed for lone travelling. You enter the hostel and think everyone knows each other but they don't they have just met! Chris and Tim also organise really good value trips and it's great to meet other staying at the hostel. Although out of the main square, you can easily walk in and at night it's cheap to get back. I love the honesty bar too, nice touch! Only negative is cold showers but you get used to it quickly!!


91%

Staff were great at organising activities so a great place to meet people


91%

rrific atmosphere, perfect for meeting other travellers. Facilities and bedding were clean, staff were helpful and friendly (even took us on a day trip hiking up Doi Sutep free of charge!) and the location is an easy walk from the old city so not really an issue. There's free toast for breakfast or (really good) cooked food for a small price. Only (minor) nitpick was that the showers were cold, but other than that I had a brilliant stay, highly recommended!


97%

good atmosphere, good staff & good food!!


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