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    The Chai Lai Orchid

    202 Moo 9 | Mae Win, Mae Wang 57110, Thailand
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          Overview
          • Excellent72%
          • Very good12%
          • Average6%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible3%
          4 days ago
          “Fell in love with DeeDee 🐘”
          1 week ago
          “Best couple days of my life!!!!”
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Family Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
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          Khum Phaya Resort & Spa, Centara Boutique Collection
          894 reviews
          #22 of 379 hotels in Chiang Mai
           
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          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          Elephant Kisses... need I say more?! This was my most favorite day in Thailand! Our day was truly magical!! We were picked up at our hotel right on time and taken to the Chai Lai Orchid. We went as a group of 4 and we're...More

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          Property's Favourite Review
          Reviewed 28 December 2016

          I stayed in one of the nature bungalows for 3 nights in December 2016. Arranging transportation through messages with Alexa was easy and the driver showed up promptly as scheduled. Upon arriving, I was greeted with a coconut and a smile. Excellent hospitality throughout the...More

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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Please don't let the negative reviews fool you. This was by none one of the most amazing experiences of my life, and the love and respect shown to the elephants at both the homestay with the Chai Lai Sisters with the retired elephants and at...More

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          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Their heart is in the right place but was really disappointed by the care of the elephants. It is described as a sanctuary but this is not the case. Firstly, I should make clear that the Chai Lai Orchid do not own the elephants. They...More

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          Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

          This is a lovely place with great ethics. Chai Lai Orchid helps support vulnerable girls and offers them a place to work. It was nice to have the opportunity to share our home with 12 elephants! Chai Lai help the elephants by hiring them for...More

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          #2 of 379 hotels in Chiang Mai
           
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          #10 of 379 hotels in Chiang Mai
           
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          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
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          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$60 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
          • Location
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          • Chiang Mai Province >
          • Mae Wang
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          twoaussies2015
          What are the tours available at this hotel, and prices? Thanks
          18 December 2016|
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          Response from Welsh_traveller1965 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi. They have a great little travel agency in reception. Offer all the usual trips and tours and very helpful and competitively priced. We went to the highest mountain and also s day trip to Chai Lai.
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          babykitty_00
          Hi, just a few questions: Would you recommend this for a solo traveler? What airport is the best to fly into? (I'm not at all familiar with Thailand) What is the best time of year to visit? (rainy season, heat, etc...) Thanks so much!
          11 March 2016|
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          Response from beardedbaddorf | Reviewed this property |
          The two day trek and elephant combo we did charges more for one person so it must be a cost efficiency thing for them, but otherwise it would be fine going solo. Just elephants I think the cost is the same but not sure. You... More
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          CocoBeans1
          How did you go about getting them to arrange the travel to and from the camp? How did you travel? How much did it cost? THanks in advance for your assistance. Sincerely, Cha
          9 April 2015|
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          Response from SergioMagalhaes | Reviewed this property |
          I went there by taxi and then I took a lift.. Payed around 60 baht to get there. But I was there only for about two hours, after seeing the camp, the prices of the tours and the unfriendly owner with only cares about money... More
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          Room Tips
          "We stayed in one of the Eco Huts close to the elephants. Best room!"
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          "If you have any questions or concerns about your stay just ask the girls at front desk! They are super..."
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          "This is booked through Airbnb and you get to choose your room"
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          "Bungalows offer fans but no A/C.Great ambiance as you are away from the noise of the busy cafe during meals."
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