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Vancouver, BC
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guest house photos are staged...or old. The place is run down. Service is sporadic, no soap in the bathroom, no free water, no room cleaning unless you ask. The so called kids pool is a dirty little pond. The pool is quite nice but if you are small you need help to get out as there is no ladder.... More 

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Thank Xochitlbc
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The room was ok, clean and calm. Bed nice. We had a double room with a window on the swiming pool so could not open the curtain at all to preserve privacy... Staff smily and great location in old Chiang Mai. For the price of 600 bt if you dont care of the swiming pool you can find better. If... More 

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Thank Odeline B
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for one night, arriving at 10pm we thought for a place to sleep it would be fine, but we were wrong. Did not even attempt to use the shower, and you definitely needed to wear shoes in the bathroom. The bathroom was so damp and mouldy that you would get dripped on when using... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Down a alley, definitely not like the pictures. Could not use the pool. Bed was rock hard,like sleeping on the floor. Air was very cold. Room needs work. Bathroom is very run down. But water got warm fast. Found 4 dead bugs in room/ bathroom. If you are looking for extremely cheap it is ok.

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Thank gilberttamara
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 4 nights while on a 3 week trip through Thailand. Started out paying 800 baht on our simple double bed AC room. No bells and whistles whatsoever, poor shower and sink drainage. The pool and common areas were lovely however. After talking to other guests we found out there where variations on the simple "double bed AC room"... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Swimming pool and main building are very good, and location is awesome. My room and linen were clean , a/c worked OK. The shared bathroom draining system could be better, they were always wet. And since wearing shoes is not allowed inside, I always felt uncomfortable to shower. Great backpacker atmosphere, very good wifi.

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Thank Luliza
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Great staff, nice pool, in a very cute little street so its quiet. Good wi-fi and good breakfast. Very clean rooms. There is 2 smile guesthouse if im correct, i was at the #1. It might be confusing if you book ahead. Very easy to find when you arrive in the morning from the bangkok night bus. I would definitely... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Hotel is definitely not the best: not really clean (forgot to clean our bathroom), no isolation, swimming pool is freezing, bed are old and not comfortable! But the service is good, they cleaning our bathroom directly when we told them out problem, and it is pretty cheap. They are also animal friendly and you can see cats and dog walking... More 

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Glasgoe
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Rooms shabby, showers not working and not fixed despite reporting, rubbish not emptied, no atmosphere, staff not exactly unfriendly but uninterested and not welcoming. But the Wi-Fi good and pretty cheap.

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Thank George L
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

There's no reason to stay here. It's not safe, it's not cheap, and it's not particularly nice. Chiang Mai, especially the Old City, is full of guesthouses. I hate to say it, but this place made my trip a lot worse and give me a horrible impression of the area until I found out that not everybody is like them.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smile House Guest House, in the true Lanna lifestyle, is located in the heart of old city, within walking distance of all major Wats and night life attractions. We are a 3-minute-walk from the moat so as to optimize the fun and joy of Loi Kratong and Songkran festivities. Our guest house offers large, comfortable air conditioned rooms with convenience of community room for social gatherings. Our swimming pool sits adjacent to our cocktail and food service so as to provide comfort and refreshments while lounging. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smile House Guest House

Address: 27 Mu 8, Sakdidej Road, Cape Panwa, 83000 | Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: $7 - $10 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smile House Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Smile House Guest House Hotel Chiang Mai
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“Don't think there is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles Xochitlbc, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles LakeHMM, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Good for budget travellers and short time stay arrangements. It is in the middle of town, so close to almost everything.”
 of 5 bubbles Manoj-Keshwar, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask to see the room before !”
 of 5 bubbles Y692KOdavidc, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I'd say splurge the extra 100 Baht and get air conditioning... it really does make a difference in the extreme heat of Thailand.”
 of 5 bubbles 391ellens, 27 Jun 2014 | Read review
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