Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

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 ‘explore & enjoy life – it’s yours” is a budget hostel for backpackers who are looking for cosy, clean and affordable fan rooms in a central location and with a charming atmosphere.

We offer functional equipped, fan cooled rooms (no A/C) with en-suite bathrooms in two buildings. Basic rooms in the front building with cold showers and manual flushed toilets. Standard rooms in the backside building with hot showers and western flush toilets. All rooms are colorfully painted and Wi-Fi is available. Linen, blankets, toilet paper and towels are provided.
Cold & hot drinks are available at reasonable prices to enjoy at the small out-door sitting area or 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.

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. Vida Guesthouse is located in the north-eastern corner inside the old city square in a quiet side street 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, shushi-bars, live-music venues, bakeries, street food vendors. So there is always something to explore....and to enjoy! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 7.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    30 Mar 2019
    I found Vida house VA a blog that I saw and I was really impressed with what was written I was traveling from the US and getting in very late and truth to everything that was stated in the blog they accommodated me from leaving a key in the lock box for me telling me to go to my room beautiful note on my door with my name the hospitality was amazing the generosity was amazing it was in my first time traveling internationally and Staying at a hostel and they made me feel so secure and so special!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    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


    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
  • 9.4


    09 Jul 2019
    We booked for one night and ended up extending for almost a week. Irin and Sid are great hosts ! Super helpful when it comes to choosing tours and getting around in Chiang Mai. We felt really welcomed and the ambiance in the hostel is really warm. We came back for a night before departing back home and again were helped in such nice ways to make our stay comfortable. I definitely recommend staying here ! Location is perfect, the rooftop is a big plus, and prices for drinks inside are good !
    Netherlands, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    14 Apr 2019
    Location is key for this hostel! You are perfectly tucked away into the heart of the backpacking section of the old city. Highly recommend for this reason. Cheap price was worth it for us, although I wish we could’ve splurged for AC.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    26 Jun 2019
    Great hostel in a great neighbourhood. Hosts are lovely, well organised and knowledgeable about the sights and attractions around Chiang Mai, more than happy to arrang bookings and transport etc for those attractions. Good rooms with a great atmosphere, cheap drinks and a relaxing roof top lounge with some views. Laundry service too :-)
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    16 May 2019
    We really enjoyed our stay at Vida! The staff Ya, Irin and Sid were all so friendly and really helpful with providing local tips. We booked to see some muay thai boxing and also to do a cookery class through Ya and thoroughly enjoyed both! Our room was small but fine for 4 nights. The bed was a bit harder than we would've liked but our only real wish was that we had AC because it was unbearably hot in Chiang Mai when we visited. Very good value and in an excellent location within the old town!
    Scotland, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.3


    08 Jul 2019
    Vida Guesthouse is a nice, affordable place to stay in Chiang Mai. The location couldn't be better, it's near the main area and the party bars but it's a quiet place.
    Spain, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0


    06 May 2019
    This was in a great location and definitely worth the price we paid. However, if they could add air conditioning, this place would be perfect.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 5.1


    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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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • 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
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi