"It was very authentic and pretty."
Karen - December 22, 2017
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We very much enjoyed the breakfasts served there, it had plenty of variety, fresh fruits, and importantly coffee.
Peter | December 28, 2019
The planted areas and central courtyard with the dining area and swimming pool were wonderful.
Peter | December 28, 2019
The staff was extremely helpful in arranging rides and keeping tabs on our schedule.
Rebecca | January 11, 2019
The staff were very helpful and friendly and the place was kept clean everyday.
Peter | December 28, 2019
We had a good stay at Banthai Village for about 15 days.
Peter | December 28, 2019
Beautiful oasis tucked away from the busy street.
Rebecca | January 11, 2019
Located in heart of Chiang Mai
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
|Value for money||8.0|
|Distance to city center||1.0 km|
|Nearest airport||Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)|
|Distance to airport||3.7 km|
Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.
Banthai Village Hotel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Banthai Village Hotel also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Banthai Village Hotel has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. Parking options include a full-service valet for total ease.
Banthai Village Hotel does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.
"Great place with big pools."
August 13, 2018
"Friendly and helpful desk staff with excellent spoken English."
January 3, 2018
"The Night Manager was especially helpful as he helped me get a young lady home safely by telephoning and waking up the hotel driver."
January 3, 2018
Small, central, and modern with glimpses of traditional is what best describes Banthai Village Hotel. Located within the walls of the old city, guests are in an excellent position to explore the city on foot. Within walking distance is the famed Walking Market, as well as dozens of temples. Hiring a pick-up taxi will be easy to visit the Night Bazaar, Doi Suthep, Botanical Gardens, and Bhuping Palace. The 23 rooms at this boutique property are well-designed with each featuring a balcony and unique bathroom designs. There is a poolside restaurant onsite, and within walking distance guests will come across numerous restaurants catering to a wide range of tastes. Banthai Village Hotel, in the heart of the old city, is an excellent hotel from which to explore the charm of Chiang Mai.
"The Thaï environment (garden, the building, swimming pool, ...."
June 14, 2018
Children and extra beds
Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
All children are welcome.
|Guest's age||Extra bed|
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
Children 2-10 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 11 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Banthai Village Hotel
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My wife and I had a wonderful 4 night stay at Banthai Village. It is a boutique hotel and the best way of describing our experience is "intimate". The rooms are fantastic - we were upgraded to a suite alongside the pool. Huge King size bed, spacious lounge area, well appointed bath area with large bath and shower - lovely touches with decor. A lovely outdoor dining area and bar - with a library above the bar overlooking the pool - are on one side of the pool; half a dozen loungers; tree surrounded. It was hard to believe we were in a city. The service from the staff is the very best we have experienced in our many years of travel - they seemed to anticipate our every need but were unobstrusive. In the late afternoon early evening students play traditional Thai musical instruments. Imagine lying on a sun-lounger as the sun sets, drink in hand served so beautifully, listening to the quiet tones of traditional music - sooooo realaxing. Actually the atmosphere at the hotel is so intimate and relaxing it is hard to venture outside it. Although there were others staying in the hotel it certainly at no stage felt crowded as resorts often do. The office staff are well informed and read your needs quickly - we found their advice accurate and very helpful. If you do venture out you will find the famous night market is a 5 min stroll away, restaurants alongside the river about 10 minutes - the Riverside is one worth a visit, the old village is a 3-5 minute walk in the other direction. There is a good laundry on the hotel doorstep and Tuktuks and taxis available outside. We have stayed in Chiang Mai on several occasions (and in Phuket many times) the Banthai Village surpasses everywhere we have stayed by miles. We will be back. A small warning DON'T be put off by the road entrance into Banthai Village - it is truely a hidden treasure like a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
Beautiful, relaxed hotel and really friendly staff”
We had a great time at Banthai Village Hotel! The beautiful hotel is tucked away in a quiet area near Chiang Mai's old town. The staff are very friendly and helpful, and the hotel has a good restaurant and bar. The rooms are clean, large and comfortable and of a high standard. Both the old and new towns are within walking distance of the hotel, and the airport is only a 15-20 min drive away (the hotel can organise a taxi give some notice) all of which make Banthai Village Hotel an ideal place to stay in Chiang Mai. We would definitely recommend this hotel to our family and friends.
I love this hotel & will definitely be back in a few months & stay in Banthai Village. Will recommend this hotel to friends who are planning to visit Chiang Mai. The staff are very friendly & are always willing to help you for directions to places you may want to go. One more good thing about this hotel is they could arrange a tour for you if you want to visit temples, elephant camp, garden, hilltribe villages & many more.. The only comment I have for this hotel for improvement are the mosquitos. Must think of a way to eliminate or at least lessen the presence of mosquitos. But overall I had a great time at Banthai Village!
A surprise treat hidden down Soi 3.”
The Banthai Village Hotel was not the usual type of hotel that i would stay in while traveling. I opted for something different and unique and this small hotel certainly delivered. The hotel is small (which is a plus) and tucked away down a small soi near the famous Chiang Mai night market (5-10 min walk). The architecture was traditional wooden building but very elegantly done with all rooms seemingly having a prime view onto the beautifully tended gardens and pool. Rooms were spacious enough, well designed (with a rustic antique Thai feel to them) and spotlessly clean. Staff were at all times helpful and courteous. The breakfast bar was somewhat basic, but the food was fresh and tasty. Overall, I left the Banthai Village feeling very satisfied with my stay there feeling that I would gladly stay there again. Surely there can be no better compliment to a hotel than to wish to return.
Amazing experience Again, With A Bit Of Unhappines”
I also love my stay in Banthai Village and I am returning to this hotel for the 3rd time. The great experience begins when you arrive at the reception. Greeted with a lovely ice cold drink, the check-in process was fast and easy. Front desk staff will explain in details the popular areas in Chiang Mai, where to eat, shop, how to go to each destination etc. They will also offer what tour packages are available to see certain attractions in Chiang Mai. What has changed during this trip is that I realize Banthai have started to charge on small little things. Example, we will need to pay for a bucket of Ice, need to pay for calls made from the front desk etc. In my opinion, they could have lost their niche against their competitors within the same vicinity.
Lovely hotel and great location.”
It was a very pleasant surprise to find the BanThai Village tucked away up a small soi in central Chiang Mai. It is small with traditional architectural accommodation blocks arranged around a landscaped courtyard where the swimming pool and bar/restaurant are located. We asked to change our room as the air conditioner didn't work very well and the staff were very accommodating and met our requests with a smile, moving our luggage when we went out to dine in the town. The staff are all very friendly and polite, speak perfect English and were very helpful. We had an early flight so they provided an excellent breakfast "box" as we had to leave before breakfast is served. The food is more than adequate and there is a well stocked bar at very reasonable prices. The rooms are comfortable but not luxurious but we didn't want International 5* rooms - we wanted something simple, comfortable and with a local flavour, which we got! I would recommend this hotel to anyone.
We truly enjoyed our stay at Banthai Village. The hotel was so beautiful and had a very intimate feel. It is located off a quiet side street, but is still within walking distance to many Chiang Mai attractions. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was very easy to book all of our excursions and tours through the hotel. We would definitely recommend Banthai Village.
Second time to Stay at this hotel”
This was my second time staying at Banthai Village and I would definitely stay there again. It's in a great location within Chiang Mai, walking distance to the Night Bazaar and various shops and dining along the main road. You can also walk to the Old City gate from the hotel. The room was fine, I traveled with my mother and we both enjoyed the hotel grounds, and the pool and breakfast. I will say this about my second visit to this hotel. While the room I had this time was fine, the bathroom situation was sub-par. Our toilet kept clogging and we were told not to throw paper in the toilet. I understand the system is weak throughout Thailand but at a hotel, to tell us not to throw paper in the toiled was unsatisfactory. Then our shower/tub was unique in itself. You had to step down into the tub and there were 2 faucets, a rain faucet and a handheld shower unit. While it looked very inviting, the rain shower only ran cold water (I asked about this and was told cold water only), so you are forced to use the hand-held shower head. If you want to sit under the hot stream without holding the hand held shower, you literally had to sit cross-legged in this sunken tub. On the last day, the brace for the hand held fell off so we were forced to use the hand-held to shower, making the whole experience not very relaxing. Maybe I'm being finicky, but I need a nice hot relaxing shower at the end of the day and this bathroom was not set up for it. I will go back to this hotel if I travel again to Chiang Mai, I'll just make sure I have a room with a regular shower and not the fancy sunken tub.
Chiang Mai Oasis”
Banthai village was a great little escape in the city. The rooms were huge with high celing and beautifully furnished. They has a nice pool which is harder to find in city hotels. The stay was friendly and helpful and the hotel was central to everything, about a 5 minute walk to the night bazaar! We stayed there for 3 nights, but we would have liked to stay longer. This hotel is a gem, if you are staying in Chiang Mai this is a great place to stay.
The reception we received at Banthai Village was perfect after our long journey. The iced flannels and jasmine tea in beautiful surroundings were just what we needed. Our room was beautifully furnished with a charming balcony above the pool garden. We only stayed for one night as we were just passing through Chiang Mai, but the hotel was perfectly located for the Sunday market and the riverside restaurants.
A serene oasis in the heart of Chiang Mai”
I have nothing but great things to say about Banthai Village. The location was perfect to explore the city of Chiang Mai, the staff were outstanding, patient and always smiling. The design of the hotel really stood out from other hotels that we stayed at during our visit to Thailand: minimal, chic, modern - a perfect oasis in Chiang Mai. Cannot wait to come back.
Small but you can get all the things!”
Location is quite convenient, near the Night Market. The Receptionist is friendly and helpful. They always address your name. Free wifi is attractive enough for me to stay there again. The tub is big enough for two person laid inside. The decor of the whole hotel, rooms are quite nice. The bed is firm and can support the body. Air conditioner is cold enough. The smell of the rooms and linen made you feel relax, I like that smell! The room is spacious enough and I am sure if I will go to Chiangmai again, I will stay in Banthai Village Hotel again since the price, the quality, the service is up to the standard! Good!
Fantastic boutique hotel”
We loved staying at Banthai Village. It was an adorable place with a wonderful staff who went out of their way to make sure we felt welcome. They were extremely helpful as we planned our daily activities around Chiang Mai. The room was great and the balcony overlooking the pool was very nice. Also, appreciated the wifi access in the rooms. The location is very close to the Old City and Night Bazaar as well as a local restaurants and massage spas.
Nice place tucked away in Chiang Mai”
really enjoyed my stay at banthai village. it is a quaint little place tucked away in the soi's of chiang mai. lovely and relaxing. really quiet place but still walking distance to the action of the night markets and the old city. free computer and internet use and dvd and cd hire. overall a really positive experience with the only problem being a slight mix up our transfers to the airport after our check out.
Family fun in Chiang Mai”
Banthai Village Hotel is near the night markets. You can easily walk to many restaurants, bars, Muy Thai boxing matches, and the artesian market. The hotel itself is very beautiful and has a boutique feel. The breakfast is nice and includes fresh fruit, meat, cereal/toast, and egg options. Internet is fast and free. Hotel staff is helpful and friendly. Most speak good English. There are nice little nooks for reading or getting a group together to visit or play games. We enjoyed these spaces as we were multiple families traveling together. It was overall a very pleasant experience.
Great ambience,location and helpful cheery staff.”
Most experienced travellers will know within a few minutes off arriving at the reception desk whether their online choice of hotel has been a success or not---Banthai Village exceeded our expectations. It is an "oasis", a beautiful, cool, green,quiet welcome, and only a short hop into the buzz of Chiang Mai central. We had some hiccups to do with flights out: due to flooding etc in Bangkok, and the staff were magnificent in seamlessly providing solutions.
Best Location, Great Sanctury”
I have stayed in the Banthai Villages every year for the last 4 years. My wife is from Chiang Mai and we have stayed in amny places and areas. This is located perfectly, just around the corner from Thapae Gate off of a main Road but a quiet sanctury with a chilled and quiet vibe to relax. The staff are all nice and helpful. Whilst it may be possible to find slightly cheaper pleaces to stay with a similar vibe, the consistancy of this place is great. Yes the rooms are a little dark but this is a part of the relaxed quiet vibe.
Lovely Hotel, nice room very good service”
if i ever return to chang mai, i will return to the banthai village hotel - the location is great, the staff very helpful and friendly and the room ideal. the hotel is tucked away from the main road - close enough reach by foot yet far enough to avoid the noise and hustle and bustle of the traffic. the ambience is lovely - a perfect place to retreat to after a long day exploring the city!
Our favorite place in Chiang Mai ”
This was our second time staying at Banthai Village, and it was exactly as we remembered it--perfect! The grounds are beautiful. It is an absolute oasis in the middle of Chiang Mai. Staff is excellent and accommodating. The room was big and clean. We would stay here again for sure.
Charming little Thai village”
I was travelling with my mom so I made a request in advance to give me a ground-floor room facing the pool. They were very quick to respond to my query and confirm availability. They were also helpful in arranging our transportation and tours, although the staff needs to be trained better on this (there is only 1 tour conceirge who is very knowledgeable about this, but goes home after 4pm). The location was also very convenient. It's in the middle of Chiang Mai that's close to the walled city, night bazaar, Warorot market and the main road. Comfort and space are also a big factor, but airconditioning needs to be repaired. And lastly, I loved the overall style of Banthai. It's very Thai, sleek, well-appointed furnitures and breezy despite the humid weather.