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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

my second review about Banilah : each time I come to Chiang Mai I stay there. my home away from home. good price, bicycles included, great location in Santitham area ( north west of the old city, 10 min to the old city 10 min to Nimman) and the nicest staff always so helpful and friendly.

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Hengelo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good hostel completely runt by woman. The location is just outside the old city centre 10 minutes by bike (which they provide for free). The staff is very kind and helpful as well, they show the secrets of the neighborhood regarding good food. The reception is not 24/7 open but with every question the will help (getting a cab...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a young solo traveller I was worrying a little about where to stay in a new city. Hostel? Hotel? Guesthouse? I settled on banilah, and overall I am glad I did. I had a private room, and the staff was incredibly nice and helpful! They really went above and beyond to help out their guests and I really appreciated...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for a couple of nights. The lady at the reception was really very helpful and gave lots of tips and explained how to get around the city. She also booked day trips and called for taxis. The room was big and clean but the my bathroom was at the balcony which didn't bother me much....

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time staying at Banilah was last January/February/March. It's so fantastic -- at this price point -- that I recommend it in my article on Chiang Mai for Bicycling Magazine. I'm a travel writer so I've stayed at hundreds of properties and Banilah has a very special place in my memory and heart. The staff are not just pleasant,...

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Bar Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Banilah for about a month while I took Thai Massage courses and traveled around Chiang Mai. I cannot say enough about the staff here. They were warm, welcoming and ever helpful. When I arrived they greeted me warmly and provided local maps. They took the time to sit down with me and go over where to find...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I had the best host experience in my life. The owner quietly explained at our arrival a map carefully indicated at the moment with different colors for different tasks. She was all the time worried about our stay. She provided free bikes, free umbrellas, free raincoats and rent of motorbikes at very competitive prices. She and her cats are adorable....

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I spent a couple of weeks here, extending my initial stay because I liked it so much. The management and staff were extremely friendly, proactive and helpful, and really went above and beyond what was expected. When I checked in they sat me down with some maps of the area and showed me all the interesting places to go -...

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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I always read previous reviews to compare. Firstly, its more of a hostel with a turndown service and some delicious Thai coffee! If you want a hotel pay hotel prices. Arrival procedure was very informative Room was immaculate 5 minutes from the city, staff are amazing. It's a tranquil retreat from city hustle and bustle. Go to the recommended eating...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in Banilah and it was a very accomodation ! The owner was really helpful with everything : giving us good advices on where to go, where to eat, how to book our bus ticket to go to Chiang Rai. The guest-house is away from the center agitation but the neighborhood around is full of little...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Chiang Mai and warm welcome to Banilah guest house. Banilah has renovated a building and transformed it into a unique style, comfortable, eye-pleasing fusion with Lanna senses. The combinations of Lanna arts and modern designs will penetrate through your please and touch your heart. You will value your relaxation time more than ever at Banilah. Banilah offers more than what you've expected for what you pay. All of our rooms are decorated with boutique and unique stye, with en-suite bathroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banilah

Address: 11 Sotesueksa Road | Changphuek Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: RM58 - RM84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Banilah 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“I started using the AC in late February. If you book after mid-February, get a room with AC if you can:)”
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“Choose a higher floor as it was a little noisy in the morning.”
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“the second floor rooms are more silent.”
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“Towards the back of the house, 1st floor or up”
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“I always choose a fan room on the ground floor.”
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