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10 Best Homestays In Chiang Mai, Thailand - Updated 2020

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Pack your bags and let’s tour the amazing city of Chang Mai in Thailand, home to hundreds of elaborate Buddhist temples. This land of misty mountains and colorful hill tribes, with its old walls and moats that date back to its past as a center of culture and religion, is a playground to a lot of travelers and will be a delight to any adventurous spirit, due to its variety of activities. Finding a place to rest after a long day in this old city can seem a little overwhelming, especially if you are on a budget, but worry not as we’ve come up with a list of beautiful homestays in Chiang Mai, Thailand - so take your pick.

1. Relax in a quiet setting near the airport

End your day in this quiet space with a comfortable king-size bed and a mattress topper that is just eight minutes from the Chiang Mai Plaza Airport Mall. Enjoy 100-150 Mbps of free Wi-Fi, free parking, shared living and dining area and walking to the nearby restaurants. The most amazing thing about this homestay is its friendly hosts, Colette and Dean, who will treat you like family and give you advice on the best places to visit and restaurants to eat at.

Quiet setting near the Airport
ตำบล สันผักหวาน, เชียงใหม่, Thailand
6 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is the best wifi i’ve ever used
the bed is super comfy and the space is quiet
100 to 150mbps the is bedroom and bathroom are very clear and it’s a private bathroom
Cleanliness:
everything is ultra clean and easy to access
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2. Rest in this stylish gem in a great garden full of exotic plants (from USD 26)

With a beautiful view of the seasonal rice paddies and flowers and a large garden away from city noise, end the day in this modern country home. There is a private guest room with a king-sized bed and a single room just adjacent with a single bed, both include soft and cozy linens, air conditioning and tastefully-decorated furniture. Wake up to a delicious homemade breakfast, which includes fresh fruit from the nearby open market and you can use the microwave and refrigerator in the shared kitchen for a quick snack.

Modern Thai Home + free breakfast
Tambon Mae Sa, Chang Wat Chiang Mai, Thailand
86 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning is very effective & has controllers which is very convenient
tasteful furniture and decorations and delicious breakfast make you feel like live in the villa
all of these made my staying comfortable and pleasant
unforgettable experience in a pristine comfortable house
the bed is very comfortable with sheets that are very soft & cozy
Cleanliness:
the house was sparkling clean and lovely environment
the house is clean beautiful and delicate the rooms are comfortable
the second floor of the villa is clean and tidy and the scenery is beautiful and quiet
the room is very spacious and comfortable and the bathroom is very clean
the rooms are bright and clean
Host:
the host was very friendly
anantika and her husband were lovely hosts
amazing host - anantika went the extra mile in her generosity and hospitality
the hosts are friendly and they offer delicious breakfasts
jeab and ben are very nice host quick responses and give us a lot of local tips
Location:
location is peaceful quiet and relaxable
the hostess speaks english very well and introduced lots of things about places of interest and local life
the location is good we are enjoy natural environment
this is a really lovely place to stay a little away from the bustle of chiang mai
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3. End the day on the top floor of a Thai music school (from USD 24)

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Nimman town, but just a short walk from Chiang Mai’s attractions, this classy room is on the top floor of a music school. Guests of this comfy homestay can choose to become part of the music school for a day, adding to your vacation experience. You’ll also get free access to the piano, kitchen and washing machine. Public transport is only five minutes away and the shopping mall is just next to this accommodation.

Santi Music School (โรงเรียนดนตรีสันติ)
Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai, Thailand
24 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
ken is a really kind host
really great stay ken is a very accommodating host
ken is super nice and friendly
awesome location and lovely hosts loved the experience of being a part of the music school for a day
Location:
the room is in a really good location in nimman
it is easy to find the room location by (hidden by airbnb) map
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4. Experience the rural feeling of a traditional Thai home

Own a room for a night or a few days in this authentic homestay around friendly locals and wake up to the cock-a-doodle-doo of the roosters next door. This traditional Thai home is situated in the heart of the old city and you get a private bathroom, hot shower and toiletries. There is a Thai massage center just minutes away and it is walking distance from the infamous Sunday Night Market, so you can shop till you drop. The host and her girls are friendly and warm and will give you the privacy you need.

Old City - Traditional Thai FEMALE home - Room 1
Tambon Si Phum, Chang Wat Old City Chiang Mai, Thailand
75 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi speed is great - actually faster than my wifi at home which was a pleasant surprise
the bed was super comfortable and the room had everything i needed for my short visit
the bed was very comfortable and the room had everything i needed
the bed was comfortable and the room spacious enough
it is a really nice place and the room is big enough for one or two people
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and my room was spotlessly clean
super clean as well
clean comfortable and no issues
the room was sparking clean and with all the basic one needs
my room was spotlessly clean with lovely cotton bed linen
Host:
pen is a really nice host
pen was such a sweet host
pen is a great host and her girls are adorable
pen is responsive and gives good advice and guidance to help us
the other two female guest were very friendly and discreet
Location:
the location is quite good
the location of the house is great
the location was great and walking distance to a number of great restaurants and cafes
super location nice room and best value
pen's place is located in a cute artsy part of the old city away from the traffic noise
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5. Cozy room at heart of Chiang Mai (from USD 19)

Looking to have a good time in Chiang Mai? Then book this beautiful third-floor room with a comfortable bed, cupboard space, study table and a clean washroom in a house that is in the heart of the old town. You will love this homestay, situated near several local coffee houses, the Sunday market and a myriad of restaurants. You can take a bicycle and spend hours exploring the narrow lanes of the old city.

Cozy room at heart of Chiangmai
Chiang Mai, Thailand
247 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac and wifi worked great
the room itself is very nice with air conditioning and an en suite bathroom
the room is great for what i needed a clean air-conditioned room with good wifi
place is clean nice with wifi ac all as advertised
the room is full of sunshine in daytime
Cleanliness:
clean sheets bathroom etc
it’s very clean and cozy
nice and clean room friendly family
room is quite clean and the bed is comfortable
the room and bathroom were clean and comfortable
Host:
bert was a great host
bert was a perfect host to me
they were also kind enough to let us use the washer
bert and his family were wonderful hosts
bert and his family were great hosts
Location:
awesome location 20 min walk from everything
the location is perfect
the location is ideal walking distance to many attractions
the location was great and was very central to everything
the location is perfect very central on a quiet street
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6. Hidden Garden Home (from USD 32)

Relax in this beautiful garden home that is near the airport, bus station and railway station. Guests of this homestay can enjoy a private room with a private entrance, a queen-size bed with comfortable bedding, a big kitchen with a fridge, a coffee brewer and free, fast Wi-Fi. The hosts are friendly and will serve you an authentic Thai breakfast daily, keep your private bathroom clean and point you to nearby Chiang Mai attractions.

Hidden Garden Home
Phra Sing, Chang Wat Chiang Mai, Thailand
224 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast and coffee yummy
sleeping arrangements were comfortable with private entrance and cool air conditioning
fab location in the old city comfortable bed with both a fan and air con and lovely hospitality
the room is a nice size and good accommodation for 2 people and the reviews are all accurate
the room is clean and has an air condition
Cleanliness:
clean private living space
the room is very clean and clean towels were replaced frequently
clean beautiful place to be in
the room was clean and cozy
the house is quite clean cozy and quiet
Host:
the host also provide us with helpful recommendations
raksakul is a wonderful host
they were so generous kind and hospitable
friendly people highly recommended
rakskul and his mom was very helpful and kind to me
Location:
easy walking distance to most attractions
walking distance to every where in chiangmai old city and close to many good restaurants
perfect location in the old city center in a quiet alley
the location is superb for exploring all of the old city
like bikes interesting conversation pick up in the train station gentle transport until the airport
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7. Home stay at Aoi's (from USD 22)

Aoi’s place will offer you the best homestay ever in her beautiful house, away from the city. This home has a lovely, huge garden with a fish pond, a comfortable bed with high-quality bed linens and a hot shower to wind down from your day. Enjoy beautiful garden views from the patio and the host, who is an amazing cook and can teach you how to cook some traditional Thai dishes.


Aoi's HomeStay

Address: 60/1, Moo. 6, Khi Lek, Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai

Private parking Massage WiFi Internet services Airport shuttle Non-smoking rooms Kid meals Air conditioning

8. Beautiful homestay, close to the airport (from USD 13)

Rest like a queen in the cozy air-conditioned rooms of Baitong Homestay, which is 15 minutes from the Chiang Mai International Airport and close to the Chedi Luang Temple. Each unit boasts a cable TV, sitting area, study desk, fridge and an en suite bathroom with a hot shower and towels. The Baitong Homestay is quiet, away from the main tourist area and has an on-site restaurant that serves Thai and German food.


Baitong Homestay

Address: 53/2 Rat Chiang Saen Soi 2 Tambon Haiya Amper Muang
Price: from 13 USD

Express check-in/check-out Smoke alarms Fax/photocopying Non-smoking throughout Free WiFi Face masks for guests available Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus First aid kit available

9. Lotus villa homestay in Chiang Mai (from USD 38)

End your day in this lovely, old, traditional home that is is located in Chiang Mai and within walking distance to the riverside area. The rooms in this homestay are cozy and well decorated with comfortable double beds and a balcony with garden views. You get to enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast and, for lunch, there is an onsite restaurant that offers outstanding buffet meals.

10. Homestay at Trigo's house

Enjoy a grilled brunch on a sunny day under the umbrella, relaxing yoga or some wine under the moonlight, as you live in this sophisticated bed and breakfast. The entire first floor of this beautiful homestay is made up of exquisitely furnished small rooms with a bathroom, toilet and a queen-size bed that includes a comfy mattress and natural latex pillows for a comfortable night’s sleep. The shared convenient kitchen gives you access to an oven, a blender, coffee machines and a microwave.

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Chang Moi, Chang Wat Chiang Mai, Thailand
129 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is also awesome
the parrot room was lovely the matress and cushions were very comfortable and soft
the bed in yolo is super comfortable and the ac works great
beautiful gardenl and very comfortable bed
and i loved the beautiful creative interior design in and out of the room in the house
Cleanliness:
place was clean easily locatable and the outdoor shower was a nice touch
this place is definitely worth it with it being very clean and modern
for the price it’s a pretty good deal especially so if the cleanliness problem is solved
Host:
the staff is very helpful
the hosts were definitely very kind
lovely home and cute host make me feel like home highly recommended
dada was helpful in getting us settled and always just a phone call away
very warm welcome extremely helpful hosts loved the place
Location:
lovely house in a good location
nice and cozy place good location too
good location 10 to 15 minutes walk from old town
in any case the location and space are great
i liked the location of the house which is near the river and the center of the old city
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Thai massages, Thai food, beautiful handcrafts, antiques, sacred temples, rich culture and lively nightlife - despite its relatively small size, there is just so much to do in Chiang Mai and we bet you will have the time of your life here.

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