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The North Hotel
Ranked #41 of 108 Hotels in Chiang Rai
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We stayed for 4 nights that we booked in advance. We changed rooms after the 1st night because the shower drain was plugged. The 2nd room wasn't much better,...The only clean part of the hotel was their lobby and their floors. Fresh towels every day was a blessing. Great location to bus station and night market.

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  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank DeaconCanada
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

There's so much to say...

The only good point of this place is its location near the night bazar.

We booked here 5 nights, at the check-in we have been asked to pay all the nights, why not?
Once we've paid, we asked for the invoice, we are still waiting (we are in Bangkok now :/).
The guy took us to our bedroom and then said, we are sorry internet is not working (it was one of the reason why we came here; anyway. We're in holidays after all), but should be fixed soon.
Maybe be that was the reason why we didn't have our invoice... Maybe!

The bedroom was kind of alright besides the bathroom not finished, the size of the TV (as big as a Minitel) and the inexistant pressure in the shower...

Let's stay positive as we spent most of our time outside anyway...

2 days later internet was "back". I could log in to the WiFi but had no access. I went to the reception and ask what is going on, the guy looked at my phone and said: "oh, your phone is a Sony, that's why... No internet alright but don't fool me please... I nicely said and what about my partner ipad or my Asus laptop.... No answer...."

To conclude this trip there you have to take your shoes off before to use the stairs to go to your bedroom. Why not?! My miss's shoes disappeared...

If you still want to go to that place you should to to the nearest temple and pray before ;)

Enjoy you holidays guys...

Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Gregory N
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is a nice inexpensive place to stay, not fancy, simple, good crash pad after a long day of touring, plus it's steps away from night bizarre with many food and shopping opportunities. Don't expect the staff to go above and beyond, even the check in process can seem like you're an inconvenience, but it adds to the charm I guess. Rooms are small, and quit dark. Small bathrooms, but great hot water....most of the time. Good central location makes up its flaws. I never had breakfast there, I would suggest skipping it and finding it at some of the great cafes in the area.

Stayed: February 2016, travelled with friends
Thank TaylorDeanWilson
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We booked 5 double rooms & checked in on 28/9/2016 for 1 night.
It located in a prime location.
Close to cheap foods,close to transportation,close to attractions,close to night & day market.
Walking distance to bus station,night market,day market and food court.
The room & bathroom are small but clean.
Paid only 490bath for double room.
The only negative point - no elevator.
Overall,worth it.

Stayed: September 2016, travelled with friends
Thank clvnlaw
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

The proximity to the bus station and the night market/bazaar made the North Hotel our first choice. There is air con & a fridge in each room. Clean sheets & towels. We would absolutely stay here again!

  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sally M
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Additional Information about The North Hotel

Address: 612/100-101 Sirikorn Market, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Rai Province > Chiang Rai
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #41 of 108 Hotels in Chiang Rai
Price Range: $17 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The North Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The North Hotel is a small, family-and-friends-run hotel in the city centre of Chiang Rai. We aim at giving our guests good quality and personal service for a reasonable price. We are centrally located in a quiet street with the bus station and The Night Bazaar in one end, and Sirikorn [silikon] Market, the fruit and flower market on the other. We are also within walking distance from everywhere in downtown Chiang Rai. ... more   less 
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