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21/1 Samlan Road, Lane 7, Prasing, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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82%

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392 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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89%

Staff are very welcoming and helpful, if you had any questions or wanted to book something they were so helpful and would give them a call and check they were on the way to pick you up and organise time etc all for you :)


89%

Had a nice night at ThailandWow. Accommodating/Friendly staff. They were very helpful with questions directions etc. and gave us some great tips on things to check out in Chiang Mai. (Jazz Bar. At least walk by it :) ) The only thing is the rooms are not air conditioned, but we did have three operating fans in our 4 bedroom dorm which helped with the heat. Get a bang for your buck and a little extra here.


74%

It was a little far our of the Main Street but wasn't too far to walk really it was difficult to find anywhere to eat. The room was nice and clean and shower and toilet were clean. Only problem was wifi was bad in the room didn't really work. Staff were good booked us a taxi to airport for next morning and they were even early.


60%

Only 3 people when I visited so no atmosphere, clean place and had to make own bed so was sure that bedding was clean. Cool outdoor area downstairs to relax!


91%

K is a very kind man and will go a long way to help you out. He has amazing adventure tours on offer as well. Common area is very chill. Best frozen yoghurt shakes in Chiang Mai! Also plenty of sockets to charge your phone.


100%

I absolutely loved Thailandwow. Thank you Khai for an amazing few days..wish we could have stayed longer! It's so easy to meet other travellers and Khai made our Song Kran experience so special. We will definitely be back when we're in Chiang Mai! Best hostel!!!


89%

Location is great if you want a place to retreat from the hustle and bustle but a little out the way for the main area of chaing mai (20 min walk). I personally don't mind this as you can go out and get boozed up and its not too far to walk but if you want a night in you will get a decent sleep. Laundry service would improve the facilities. Owner is very friendly and helpful, he helps create such a good atmosphere!


86%

Great stay, went there for the Songkran water festival, and had a very good time. The staff was amazing and the atmosphere was awesome. Not sure what it's like the rest of the year, but I would definitely stay there again.

  • 12th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Ah sweet Khai the hostel owner will surely make you feel at home the minute you walk in the door. He will also have the answer to any question you have about Chiang Mai and more. Great place to make new friends & wonderful mango shakes


77%

Great hostel! Read some bad reviews about owner Khai but he was always lovely when we spoke to him even though we didnt buy any of his trips - stayed for Songkran and he provided free snacks for the hostel which was nice. Great social area for meeting people although this can get a little crowded as the hostel holds around 40 people. Overall spent 5 nights here and would stay again. Avoid dorm room though as it leads to all other rooms - so somebody always wakes you up!


94%

We originally booked 3 nights in this hostel, but ended up extending to around 5 or 6. Kai is brilliant and very helpful. You get given your own locker and padlock so all your valuables are secure. The communal area has a great atmosphere. It is in a good location- once you get your bearings with all the small lanes and streets. If we went back to chiang mai we would definitely stay here again!


34%

I don't get all the hype about this place? Only one member of staff knows English. The rooms are oddly laid out and there is a poor atmosphere. The location is pretty bad. Other hostels are located in far better locations. My tip? Check out Libra guesthouse. The staff are lovely and the rooms are perfect, starting at 250 baht.


74%

Nice relaxed place to spend a few days. All the staff were really friendly and helpful, the place was clean and had a decent common space. There wasn't heaps of atmosphere, but I'm yet to stay in a hostel in Chiang Mai tht does!


97%

Khai is a great guy! Helped with everything; moped rental, taxi, directions to great sites, boxingtickets, you name it! Airco and fan in all rooms. Lockers avalible outside the room. Great common area where you can hang out and meet other travelers. Thanks Khai! You are the best!


91%

We stayed at thailandwow for 3 nights. Arrived at 7am after an overnight bus from bangkok. We rang the doorbell and clearly woke the owner, khai. We knew we couldn't check in yet but khai let us leave our bags and relax there as we were wrecked. He gave us plenty of info of what to do and where to eat. We went to pai for a few days and returned back to thialandwow to open arms from khai! He really made us feel welcome! Great hostel, clean, great location, hot shower, definitely recommend!!


51%

It's clean, but otherwise overpriced. For the money you have make your own bed and staff seems nice at first but when they see there is no money for them they immediately stop to be friendly. The location also quite far from the centre.


77%

The owner was the best thing about this place!


94%

Loved this hostel. The only complaint I have is the uncomfortable beds! Other than that it's a great place to meet people and just chill out!


86%

The staff at Thailandwow was really sweet! We were welcomed nicely and they were always helpful with whatever activities or information we needed. The breakfast was delicious and big! We enjoyed fresh shakes and enormous cereal with fresh fruits. The bathrooms are shared however but are ok. We stayed at two different private rooms for 2 people with fan. Simple but fine! Furthermore, the location was perfect, within walking distance from everything.

  • 21st Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

We stayed in Thailandwow for almost a week and we loved it. It felt like home and the staff is so friendly. Khai takes care of everything, from taking time to welcome you personally to book anything you want. We met really nice people. If I go back in Chiang Mai I'll go back there. Thank you for the amazing stay !!


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