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Spicythai Backpackers

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

The first hostel to be voted #1 in Thailand!
We are one of the only hostels in Thailand that allows outside food and drink. We also provide you cooking facilities to try out your Thai cooking skills! But please don’t burn down our house!

Beginning in early September 2006, we have shown Thailand and Southeast Asia what a real backpackers hostel is supposed to be. It was rated #2 in Asia (2007) and #1 in Thailand (2008). Since now everyone, from all walks of life knows about SpicyThai Backpackers. There has been stiff competition that allows us to grow and improve as a hostel here in Chiang Mai. However the owners of SpicyThai were able to bring their expertise in the areas of; travel, hospitality, knowledge of the Chiang Mai and overall knowledge on how to make your time here a memorable one.

SpicyThai is located just outside the Northwest part of the old city in a quiet neighbourhood. There is plenty of street food, shopping malls, heritage sites, temples, 7-11 surrounding our house. Also the Myanmar embassy is only a 5 minute walk away to help you with your visas if you are planning to visit.

Special Features at Spicythai;
We offer; clean linen, clean rooms, parking, city maps, book swap, reference books and plenty of advice on what to make your experience in Chiang Mai one to remember.

We also offer:

- *Major credit cards accetped
- Strong and firm custom design bunk beds (no funny noises like the factory made used in most budget hostels)
- Kitchen with lots of spices and oil (at no charge)
- Original honor system mini-bar with cold beer, pop and drinking water
- I Cook Café for those who like to order a proper breakfast or great Thai food
- Big-screen TV with cable TV and an incredible collection of movies and TV series
- Communal computers with high speed internet until midnight
- Free use of storage closet as long as you need

Spicy Foundation:

- Supporting local business’
- Creating a budget hostel with facilities and activities for socializing and fun, together with a little cultural and local education; young enough to be crazy and fun, mature enough to understand and respect.

Partners in Crime:
Jeerapong Prathomsup (Pong), Sarayuth Buatoom (Noom), Krissana Pitakkajorn (Aum), Nattakit Malaichaisong (Kit) and Pennueng Sompen (Jain)
University Degree in Tourism, Dhamma Scholar Advance Level, Experienced PADI Dive Master with Marine Conservation and Underwater Photographer Skill, Professional TAT Tourist Guide Licensed, Musician, Multi Skill Builder etc.
(What you had seen at the bar last night is definitely not everything they can do!)

You will get to meet or even hang out with some of these five incredible Thai guys and get more of an insight to what they have accomplished here at SpicyThai. They hire great staff to keep your experience here to make your time spent with us a great one.

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Check out our affiliate hostels, Easy Go Backpackers, if you are heading to Vang Vieng and/or Don Det in Laos. Running by See and Par the most amazing people you will ever meet in this country. They are the big part of the backpacking in Laos and the legendary tubing party in Vang Vieng since the start.
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Sun 18 Mar 2018 - Wed 21 Mar 2018 Change

Room Summary

Sun 18th March 2018 - Wed 21st March 2018

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  • Linen Included
  • Free Parking
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Internet Access
  • Security Lockers
  • Common Room
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Cable TV
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Microwave
  • Towels Not Included
  • Internet Access
  • Towels for hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • 24 Hour Security
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2008 2nd, Continent Winners Asia
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay

Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

Latest Review

" Really basic amenities with one giant bathroom/shower room downstairs and a toilet on each floor. The attraction here is the social atmosphere and there were a lot of cool people staying here but honestly I did not stick around to hang out much during my stay. Others seemed to get along well and the area has good common places inside and out. The TV selection seemed good, saw people watching good stuff. Breakfast is toast and WiFi is good. Pretty basic but people come to socialize so it works. "

- Anonymous
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