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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff and management are very helpful and friendly. My air-conditioner broke down so they moved me to the room next door and fixed it so I could move back the next day.Water is warm enough with reasonable pressure. Didn't try the TV. Good area for socialising on ground floor and pool is good after a hot day out. Area is... More 

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Louth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our budget fan room on Agoda.com, 7nights for £55! Which split between 2 people we couldn't turn down! When we arrived we were told we couldn't check in until 2 (considering we arrived at 7am that was a long wait!) but after a large cup of tea and a little snooze in the sofa, we got woken at... More 

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Sequim, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in Thailand for 8 months and stayed at many guest houses, hostels, hotels. The royal Guesthouse was my biggest disappointment yet. I booked far in advance because of the great reviews of this place were positive and I wanted to be near Thae Pae Gate for Loi Krathong. I had expectations I suppose and that was my... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good pool, great location, cheap and offers a quick laundry service. The room was very dated but the room was a good size with a small balcony. The social area was very quiet when we were there but it looked like it could host a decent get together. Possibly the loudest air conditioner on planet earth! Shower is pretty terrible... More 

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Thank David R
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for a week in October 2016. I got a really good deal, and for that price I could find no faults. The room was clean, the building is nice, the bar and common area are very enjoyable and the pool is handy for cooling down when it's too hot. The staff are extremely friendly and they made... More 

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Thank SeanC2012
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Great value for money. Swimming pool (slightly eggy), pool table, bar and social area, easy to talk to other travellers. Excellent location, close to all amenities etc. The rooms aren't amazing but you can't complain for 300 baht a night. However....the staff did try and charge us 2x what we paid online for an extra night, so we just booked... More 

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Rayong, Rayong, Thailand
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

You get what you paid for, and the plus side is to have pool for relaxing. A little bit hard to find. Staff are friendly and kind and you can book a tour or rent a motor bike at the hotel which is very easy.

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I was sceptical to book this place based on the mixed reviews. I'm so happy we decided to go with it. For less than $20/night, we got a safe room with wifi, ac, a pool and a lounge area. It was within walking distance to everything. The room was a little on the small side but we were only in... More 

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Edward_Royal, Owner at The Royal Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the praise. We have (finally) begun renovations. It is only going to get even better from now on. New paint. Swimming pool deck coming soon. So as rooms. We now have live music, BBQ, and other activities. stay tuned. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Attentive staff. Overall good experience. Orange,Hero and George are guest oriented. Nice pool. Rooms are great! Close to EVERYTHING!!!!! All staff is great. Would definitely return. I may this year. Good food vendors close by. Hotel food is great. Pool is very well maintained and great to meet people for a night out. Met cool people every night that turned... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Brilliant social area, has a lot of character. Stayed here for about a week on a budget only reason it lacked a star was it could have been slightly cleaner but that's the only gripe, no bugs at all which is the main thing! Staff were brilliant and couldn't do enough to help me out once I'd stayed a few... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal guesthouse Chiangmai is only five minutes away from Thapae gate. It has over 70 rooms (air-conditioned and fan). A swimming pool and wifi are available for free. We have a restaurant and bar than serve all-day American breakfast as well as local dishes. Tour booking can be made at the lobby (e.g., one day trekking, elephant riding, bungee jumping). Motorbikes and cars rental is also provided. Although there is no elevator, you will find better views on the higher floors overlooking Doi Suthep temple. Friendly and helpful staff are here to make sure you enjoy your stay 24/7. One guest summarized our strengths as "good Price, Place (location), and Pool". We agree and call it "3Ps". Follow us on our FB page: Chiangmai Royal guesthouse ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Guest House

Address: Kothchasarn Rd. Soi 4 T.ChangKarn | A.Muang, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: RM45 - RM112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Royal Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Get the superior room on 2nd or 3rd floor - There is no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles JimmyMacD666, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not go to this place please..”
 of 5 bubbles adrianpeters, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Balcony facing the front of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisBellerose, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor is easy to get to. Stayed in 204 with a nice view of the mountain. I am sure there is better views, yet I am not picky.”
 of 5 bubbles Ottawan1_11, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Lanna style rooms look nicer”
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 of 5 bubbles MaisaE, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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