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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Vida Guesthouse is perfect for Travellers, who looking for clean and affordable rooms with a friendly atmosphere in the Heart of Chiang Mai.
We offer 25 functional equipped fan-cooled rooms with private bathroom (no A/C). Located in the north-eastern corner inside the old city square in a quiet side street we are within one of the most colorful backpacker areas of Chiang Mai. In the small lanes nearby you will find nice restaurants, a Thai Food Market, shops, pubs, cafes, live-music venues, bakeries, street food vendors.
STANDARD ROOMS in the backside building are bigger than the basic rooms, beds come with SPRING MATTRESSES and the bathrooms come with HOT SHOWER and WESTERN STYLE FLUSH TOILETS.
Basic Rooms in the front building come with cold showers/by-hand flushed toilets and coconut-fibre mattresses.
All our rooms are colourful painted and have at least one window. Blankets, toilet paper and towels are provided and a laundry service (wash & dry) is available at 40 baht/kg. Drinks are cheap (water/softdrinks 10-20 baht, beers 45-75 baht, tea/fresh coffee 30/40 baht) and you can enjoy them on our big breezy panorama roof-top on the 3rd floor of the frontbuilding. Overlooking the city you have beautiful views towards the mountain range of Doi Pui - Doi Suthep Nationalpark. Chill, meet new friends, read, play cards, practice yoga or just lay in the hammock and relax with a drink.
WiFi is for free and safekeeping of valuables is possible at reception without charge.
Our in-house Travel Agency and info-center offers a combined 15 years experience of honest travel services and advice.
We invite you to explore and enjoy all the adventures and the beauty that the North of Thailand has to offer- there is always something new to explore & enjoy! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 7.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Sep 2019
    Rooms bare bones but fine for the money. Rooftop bar was a bonus but it was Irin that made the place. Sweet, incredibly helpful and a real character. Helped with all our trips and excellent local advice. Would happily stay again.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Sep 2019
    My friend and I planned to stay here for one night and ended up staying a week! This guesthouse is in the PERFECT location in Chiang Mai (on an adorable street with walking access to all of the popping locations). The owner is the sweetest woman in Chiang mai, and offers advice for any questions you may have! I loved this stay!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Aug 2019
    Irin runs the Vida Guesthouse and she is a saint. I had a few concerns with my travel plans and she gave good advice and got me on my way. I had my own room with a shower and washing facilities NOT SHARED. The room was large unlike most hostels and the location is perfect. The neighborhood, like Irin, is reasonably quiet and quite friendly reflecting a full range of ages and cultural backgrounds as well as a full range of services and food and drink choices. Loved it, hated to leave.
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Oct 2019
    We arrived at 8am and lovely Sid took us straight to our room. The hostel is incredibly homely, spotlessly clean and it was so nice to have a little desk in the room. Nice rooftop for relaxing. Great value for money.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    25 Sep 2019
    I’ve stayed here before and would highly recommend anyone coming to Chiang Mai to stay here. The hosts are amazing and extremely helpful, they are also a tour agency and will help you out with any adventures you want.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    30 Aug 2019
    Great location and lovely staff. Bed isn't that comfy and facilities are very basic... but at this low price, it's definitely worth it! Thanks for a great stay. We loved the cats too! We will definitely stay again on our return to Chiang Mai.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    10 Aug 2019
    Cute spot! Slept very well in my single room. Generally really liked the vibe of the place and the staff was very helpful and professional. Also in a really cute street with lots of cafes nearby. If you like coffee check out Up to Good coffee!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    27 Aug 2019
    Definitely the best value for your money in the area. Owner was super helpful and sweet. Loved the room. I would easily stay here again if I'm back in CM. This is not a very social hostel, probably because there isn't an actual cafe (no food served here but close to endless places) and the rooftop area closes at 10, but I didn't see anyone up there during the day either. Just something to keep in mind if that's your thing, but you can go to one of the countless places nearby for that as well.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    06 Oct 2019
    Vida was a great value stay for 3 nights. Its right in the heart of the Old Town and the owners were super friendly. Roof top area was cool (but humid).
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 5.1

    Rating

    16 Aug 2019
    There was no proper running toilet in the room I reserved - I was unaware this would be the case. The room itself did not have air conditioning and there was no separate shower. Without the fan running, the room also smelt. The host was very helpful and gracious, but unfortunately I would not stay here again.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
Services
  • Currency Exchange
  • Express check-in / out
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi


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