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Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Was impressed by the style of the hotel and also the landscape. Was stayed in suite room and it was huge with nice decoration. The balcony was sooooo small! The room had bad smell so i had to spary air freshener. The breakfast was good, love the service ^_^ Will come back again if the price is still resonable.

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1Thank kasin s
Vientiane, Laos
Reviewed 12 November 2015

What a great place to stay. A strange mix of Moroccan and Asian interiors which made the place a little kooky but fun! The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. The rooms were divine. Bed extremely comfortable, soft pillows - heaven! The only down side is that it is a taxi ride into the markets and downtown (shopping) area which...

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1Thank Colette M
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I love this hotel its quite and beautiful with a luxurious feel. I think this hotel is great for Westerners like me simply because its modern clean and has the amenities that Westerners like while traveling. I would sit out on the patio (which I believe almost all the rooms have a patio )....and just look at the beautiful river...

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2Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This hotel is located out of the way from the main city of Chang Mai. However, the taxi is only about $ 6 USD each way to the main area and so it is well worth it if you want to get away from the hustle. Additionally, the hotel has a shuttle at set times to take you to the...

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1Thank JakiFreeman
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I stayed in a lovely room on the fourth floor with a great view on the river and a pagoda. The restaurant offers nice food - I loved the Khao Soy! The breakfast is varied and you can have a very fresh coffee from the coffee machine. The only drawback is the current renovation that will be finished by October....

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1Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Nice hotel on river with friendly staff and clean modern rooms with river views. Slightly out of town but the upside is a more peaceful location. About 15 mins in a taxi to the Night Market. Spent a relaxing week here without a hitch. Staff try very hard to make your stay enjoyable. with a Health Club attached those looking...

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Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit this year, and the service was even better this time. All the staff are so friendly and helpful, always smiling, and they really went out of their way to make our visit even more comfortable. Once again, the food was delicious, the breakfast is part buffet and hot dishes cooked to order, surely the preferable...

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1Thank aandlkch
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Great hotel on the edge of town. If you are a cyclist the this is the place to stay as you can get to the countryside easily without the traffic problems. Good breakfasts with western and Asian options. Staff are very friendly and helpful. One of the best gyms in any hotel with 2 equipment rooms and instructors. 2 pools...

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Sheik Istana Hotel, the rooms are spacious, clean and tastefully decorated. The pool is lovely and for the most part of our stay we had the pool to ourselves. But it's the staff that make this hotel, we were fortunate enough to deal with Mr Noom who is exceptional. He goes beyond...

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1Thank Megs J
Koh Tao
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Situated on the river just out of town proper, this magnificent property is replete with all the trimmings for a truly luxurious stay. We enjoyed a fabulously large Suite complete with kitchen facilities, indoor swing-lounge and mosaic-tiled bathroom decorated in such opulent detail to make you feel almost like royalty. The whole property is a beautiful piece of Moroccan-styled art...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sheik Istana is ideally situated on the Ping River, the main river that runs through the city, in one of the most beautiful locations in Chiang Mai. All attraction areas are all within easy reach. The design of the 35 luxuriously appointed guest rooms was inspired by Moroccan and Asian architecture, making the hotel ideally suited for a romantic getaway or honeymoon; its convenient location and beautiful, cosy and elegant atmosphere will however equally appeal to business people. Relax and take in the stunning views of Wat Chedi Lium, one of the ancient temples in Wiang Kum Kam,from your guestroom terrace and have yourself pampered by our friendly and professional staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sheik Istana Hotel

Address: 10/1 Moo 3 Padad Road | Padad, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $90 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheik Istana Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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#24 Spa Hotel in Chiang Mai
#36 Romantic Hotel in Chiang Mai
#41 Luxury Hotel in Chiang Mai
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“River view”
 of 5 bubbles moollis, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“End of hallway rooms on the second floor with great river views and peace and quiet”
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“Pick a room with a balcony overlooking the garden. Much nicer than the street view.”
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