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Lantern House Backpackers

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Stay in the centre of Chiang Mai!

Located 500 metres from Tha Pae Gate, this social yet chilled hostel offers budget, private rooms, expert local knowledge, and is very close to all popular nightlife.

Family run, complete with dog, you get the best of both worlds. A friendly atmosphere, with communal area and bar to meet fellow travellers.

Regular excursions and social activities are organised by your host, Pak, a Chiang Mai local, guaranteeing an authentic, Thai experience.
If you want a great location, inexpensive rooms and a relaxed atmosphere, look no further!

Lantern House offers rooms with en-suite bathroom, fan or air conditioning and small balcony in most rooms. Free wifi is offered in every room and all common areas. The guesthouse includes a travel agency where all tours and buses can be booked and excellent local knowledge is available.
**Lantern House Kitchen is open now! check it out Thai food here**
**We not except credit card**Only cash when check in** View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Nov 2019
    What a great stay my friend and I had! The location is spot on; right next to the Old City. The vibe on the street is relax as it is also near other hostels that has little resto-bars. However, you must try the owner food she cooks on place : the minced pork with garlic and basil is just delicious! Same for the iced coffee. It is really worth it, as it is good and affordable. The owner herself is very sweet and bas been really helpful. She helped us book a tour to doi suthep a
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Nov 2019
    We had a fantastic stay at the Lantern Hostel. We were here to celebrate Loy Krathong. Pak and the rest of the team put together a basket making activity that helped us all get into the festive spirit. They arranged everything from building the baskets, releasing as a group, and even helped with sending up lanterns. Pak was amazing and always happy to help. We would stay again in a heartbeat whenever back in Chiang Mai
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Nov 2019
    Couldn't recommend Lantern House enough! Best hostel experience we have had! You must stay with Pak, the owner. She is so incredibly nice, funny and helpful and works hard to make sure you have the best time. We stayed during the Lantern festival and she brought people together and organised group activities. The rooms are clean and comfy and you have to try Paks iced coffee. Also, if you book tours or activities through her shell give you a great discount. When will definitely book again!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Nov 2019
    Can’t speak highly enough about Lantern House! Pak and Tong are the best hosts we have encountered on our travels! Came in strangers and left as friends! Willing to help you in anyway possible for whatever your needs may be! Recently opened her kitchen, and some of the best food we’ve had; whether street vendors, or fine dining! Truly made it a home away from home, and will always go back whenever we find ourselves in Chiang Mai!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    24 Nov 2019
    Location is great. Room was clean. No frills, just a good place to stay and explore Chiang Mai. Owner was fantastic and gave us great advice. She is also an amazing cook. The food we had at the hostel was some of the best we have had on our trip. Nice to sit in the courtyard around all the plants. Would come back.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    01 Nov 2019
    Lantern House Backpackers is a great place to spend your time in Chiang Mai! Pak is extremely friendly and was always around for a chat/ to answer any questions! She also helps by booking any tours/activities and gets you up to 10% off. The rooms are good with a private ensuite and the value for money here is amazing. The place is located a short walk away from the old town and all the major sights- we did not need to get a taxi anywhere. Definitely recommend!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    08 Nov 2019
    I loved my stay here. The rooms are well kept and the beds are very comfy. Pak is absolutely lovely and goes out of her way to help arrange any part of your trip as well as inviting guests out to the local markets or nights out. The location is perfect as well, just a quick walk to most attractions, but still quiet and relaxing. They’ve recently started serving food and it is better than most Thai places I’ve been to. I’ll definitely be staying here again whenever I’m back in Chiang Mai.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    29 Oct 2019
    Really friendly, clean, safe home stay with available staff. There are eateries , launderies and massage places so very close. The only thing I was surprised at wAs the very small bathroom... 1and 1/4 metres by1 and 1/2.!! Would stay again, definitely.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    18 Nov 2019
    Lovely staff. No atmosphere. Good value for money for some privacy as you can get a single room BUT the walls are paper thin so whilst you go to a private for some rest, this is not easy to get with people sounding like they are literally inside your room as they walk past. Room was well equipped but could be cleaner. It was fine for a night if nothing else available but I wouldn’t go back, despite the warm welcome and great staff etc. Needs a revamp first. Thanks anyway :)
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3

    Good

    27 Nov 2019
    While the staff are friendly and helpful, the hostel itself doesn't have much of an atmosphere and I wouldn't recommend to solo travellers. The cleanliness is so so, there was an ant infestation in the bathroom, and the shower water ran freezing cold for my entire stay.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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