2020

ISTY Hotel

41 Soi 4 Sriphum, Chang puak, Chaing Mai, Chang Phuak, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50300 - See map
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ISTY Hotel

"I always book my friends and family here because it's right around the corner from my condo, and so far they've all been pleased with their stays."

Brandon - March 11, 2020

Small Double Room - Bed ISTY Hotel
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Popular landmarks
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YMCA 450 m
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Pharma Club 470 m
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Nearby landmarks
Wat Phra Singh (Gold Temple) 1.34 km
Wat Chedi Luang 1.58 km
Tha Phae Gate 1.85 km
Wua Lai Walking Street 2.26 km
Chiang Mai Night Bazaar 2.54 km
Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum 3.26 km
Chiang Mai Zoo 3.81 km
Wat Phra That Doi Kham 8.12 km
Chiang Mai Night Safari 9.59 km
Elephant Rescue Park 38.67 km
8.2

Excellent

Location rating score

500 meters from city center
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Breakfast [free]

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Bar

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Value for money9.1
Distance to city center0.5 km
Location rating8.2
Nearest airportChiang Mai International Airport (CNX)
Distance to airport4.1 km

Rooms available at ISTY Hotel

Standard Double Room
Standard Double Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Twin Room
Standard Twin Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 single beds
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Standard Family Room
Standard Family Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 king bed and 1 single bed
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Small Double Room
Small Double Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Family Room for 4 People
Standard Family Room for 4 People
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds and 1 king be...
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Two Bedroom Suite
Two Bedroom Suite
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  • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 king beds
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Quadruple Family Room
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        Frequently asked questions

        What time is check-in and check-out at ISTY Hotel?

        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.

        How do I get to ISTY Hotel?

        A stay at ISTY 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, ISTY Hotel has a car park that's close to the hotel. Parking is free for guests. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Chiang Mai with private transportation, the hotel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

        What is the smoking policy at ISTY Hotel?

        ISTY Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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        What people love about ISTY Hotel

        • 9.2
          Exceptional
          Breakfast

          "Great hotel, good breakfast, comfortable room and big pool."

          Laurence

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          February 14, 2020

        • 8.8
          Excellent
          Breakfast

          "The buffet breakfast is nice with a variety of choices."

          Shek

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          December 15, 2019

        • 8.8
          Excellent
          Staff 

          "Staff are young in general and atmosphere is good."

          Shek

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          December 15, 2019

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        9.1/10
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        9.0/10
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        9.2/10
        Cleanliness score
        8.9/10
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        Overall rating:
        8.8
        Excellent
        2,893 reviews
        Cleanliness
        9.0
        Facilities
        8.9
        Location
        8.2
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        Love the cats at the hotel:) and have a great breakfast and ...
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        More about ISTY Hotel

        More about ISTY Hotel

        ISTY Hotel, located in the Chang Phuak area, is a popular choice for travelers. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

        The facilities and services provided by ISTY Hotel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. The property offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, fireplace, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage.

        The ambiance of ISTY Hotel is reflected in every guestroom. towels, slippers, mirror, smoke detector, internet access – wireless (complimentary) are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. Recreational facilities available at the property include outdoor pool. When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodation in Chiang Mai, make ISTY Hotel your home away from home.

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        Most talked about facilities

        Breakfast
        23 mentions
        Swimming Pool
        7 mentions
        Housekeeping
        5 mentions

        What they offer

        10.0
        Exceptional
        Staff 

        "The staffs are really friendly and helpful with lovely servi..."

        Surawit

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        December 21, 2019

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        Nearest essentials

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        Food and dining

        Breakfast options

        American
        Asian
        Continental
        Vegetarian
        Buffet

        Restaurants on site

        Restaurant
        Cuisine:Asian, Thai

        What's nearby

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        Reviews of ISTY Hotel from real guests

        Overall rating
        8.8
        Excellent
        From 2893 reviews
        9.3Service
        8.9Cleanliness
        8.9Facilities
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        Cleanliness9.0
        Facilities8.9
        Location8.2
        Service9.2
        Value for money9.1
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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Tara from United States
        Couple
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 6 nights in January 2019

        Great place to stay!”

        Isty Hotel is a great place to stay. We spent a week in Chiang Mai for our honeymoon and this is where we stayed. We wanted a hotel that wasn’t a hostel but wasn’t luxury either. We didn’t plan on spending a ton of time at the hotel. Pros- -Nice easy walk to old city. About 15 minutes. We walked everyday and it was no big deal. There’s a great coffee shop on the way called B+ Arch. - Free bottled water 24/7 - Great breakfast included with your stay - Rooms are minimalist style and clean. - The people at the front desk are really nice and helpful. - The hotel has a laundry service that’s 50baht. They clean and fold all our laundry, we did it the day before we left. Really nice! - Rooms are quiet. Can’t hear the rooms next door and can’t hear the neighbor buildings. Cons- -The bed is pretty hard. We still slept ok, but they’re hard. -There is no bed sheet. There’s a fitted sheet and the comforter. Thailand is pretty hot, even in the coop months, and it would’ve been nice to just have a sheet instead of a comforter. -The air conditioner only stays on when you put your keycard in a little holder. So whenever you come back to your room it’s hot. Not a huge deal, takes a few minutes to get the room cooled down. But again, Thailand is hot! In the end I would highly recommend if you want a nice hotel but you’re not going all out for luxury!

        Reviewed January 05, 2019
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Sidney from United States
        Couple
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 4 nights in December 2018

        I’ll STAY AT I-STY AGAIN!”

        We accidentally booked this hotel over another one in the area, and so happy that we did! Our doubts came from reviews of guests complaining that the bathrooms were too small, no dresser drawers, odd location, and/or the pool area being too noisy. It’s a boutique hotel, not a spa or retreat! If you want that, the staff will suggests a few places. Here’s what we loved... - STAFF was super friendly and helpful. They helped us with whatever we needed (sight-seeing / restaurant / shopping recommendations, taxi arrangements). - ROOFTOP BAR was a great place to meet staff and other guests (or drink alone while enjoying the festive views of Chiang Mai night life) - OPEN FLOOR PLAN lobby (pool, cafe, workspace, lounge) had a great vibe - not too festive, not too private. The only “problem” we had was the poor WiFi connection during peak hours, which we’ve had at other hotels. We loved ISTY so much, we’re returning to spend our last week there in Thailand!

        Reviewed January 04, 2019
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Hoi from Hong Kong
        Family with teens
        Standard Family Room for 4 People
        Stayed 5 nights in October 2018

        Wonderful hotel in Chiang Mai”

        Although the location of ISTY hotel is a little bit outside the centre of Chiang Mai, no extra cost is required for transportation if you are booking any local tours. The facilities in ISTY hotel is better than our expectation. i.e. electric instant heater, hair dryer, in-house cafe shop, mini-bar and ultimate free bottle of water. Buying beer in the mini-bar is convenient. The room is clean and tidy with daily cleaning services, no abnormal was found.

        Reviewed November 05, 2018
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Shing from Malaysia
        Family with young children
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

        Superb ! Amazing!”

        Was assisted by the overwhelming , handsome and pretty couple hotel owner. Love the room, love the atmosphere, love the pool , love the breakfast , love everything of the hotel. Stayed 2 nights but felt like only 2 hours. We enjoyed ourselves very much especially my kids. Great location. Easily access to places we planned to visit. ‘Home’ is the only word I can express towards my stay at ISTY hotel Chiang Mai. U guys ROCK!

        Reviewed June 14, 2019
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Bridgette from United States
        Business traveler
        Standard Family Room
        Stayed 5 nights in November 2018

        I love this place”

        I really enjoyed my stay at ISTY hotel. The location was fabulous and I felt very safe walking around (gotta watch out for the cars and scooters though!). The room was very comfortable, the rooftop bar was charming, the staff was friendly. If I find myself in Chiang Mai again, and I hope I do, I will definitely stay with ISTY again.

        Reviewed November 21, 2018
        10.0
        Exceptional
        JUI-HUI from Taiwan
        Couple
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 3 nights in October 2019

        The best hotel in Chiang Mai!”

        I will stay at ISTY Hotel no matter how many times I come to Chiang Mai. Everything here is awesome. Nice rooms and environment. The staff members here are also very friendly and helpful. I will highly recommend ISTY Hotel to everyone.

        Reviewed October 09, 2019
        9.6
        Exceptional
        Ragini from Australia
        Family with teens
        Standard Family Room
        Stayed 4 nights in January 2019

        Exceptional”

        We would like to take this opportunity to thank whole heartedly the staff of Isty hotel for their professionalism, client service and great manners. Overall the hotel is very clean and modern. The facilities are excellent. All the staff are very helpful and friendly. Nu is a very talented and very friendly chef. We enjoyed the breakfast very much. We would recommend Isty hotel to our friends and relatives. We rate the hotel 10/10.

        Reviewed January 19, 2019
        9.6
        Exceptional
        Daphne from New Zealand
        Solo traveler
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 8 nights in March 2019

        The Isty is a great place to stay.”

        I really loved this hotel ... I chose it primarily because it offers unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee and fruit - thank you Isty - I love you - especially for the free potable water when all the top end hotels provide only 2 x 350ml bottles of water per day! It has an elevator and reviews rated it highly. The staff are all young and friendly and I thought they were really tuned into the needs of the customers. Wonderful buffet breakfast! I am super-critical, my only complaint was the slippery soapy tiles in the shower which cleaning staff scrubbed on my second day when I asked them to.

        Reviewed July 12, 2019
        8.8
        Excellent
        sarah from Thailand
        Solo traveler
        Small Double Room
        Stayed 1 night in June 2020

        Good value, great staff, impractical bathroom design”

        Isty hotel is funky and appealing to a younger traveling crowd. The staff a very friendly and helpful, the breakfast is decent and the complimentary water, juice, coffee, and tea is a lovely touch. The impractical design of the bathroom meant the rooms smelt damp, the bathroom floor was wet most of the time and the whole bathroom was generally wet all the time. Especially now the weather is hot and you need more showers.

        Reviewed June 30, 2020
        9.2
        Exceptional
        Sierra from United States
        Couple
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 4 nights in February 2020

        Amazingly helpful staff and a fun, chic vibe ”

        This hotel was absolutely amazing. I have never stayed at a hotel with such friendly, helpful staff. They truly made our stay in chiang Mai better. The hotel has a fun, young, chic modern vibe. They provide free waters, which is so helpful. The rooms are on the smaller end, but you don’t need a large room in this city anyways. Comfortable beds. Only down side is you can hear when people walk by your room if they’re talking. But it’s not an overcrowded hotel so we didn’t find it any issue. Seriously would recommend to all friends and family!

        Reviewed February 08, 2020
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Frederic from Germany
        Business traveler
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 1 night in July 2018

        Great Stay, highly recommended.”

        Staying at Isty was great. It has the spirit of a hostel, but with amneties like in a real hotel. Staff was very helpful, nice and spoke good english. It's a small hotel and the owner is always around and takes care of everything. Breakfast was much better than what you usally get for this price in Thailand. Also, there is a small coworking space included.

        Reviewed July 19, 2018
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Andrew from United Kingdom
        Family with young children
        Standard Family Room for 4 People
        Stayed 1 night in January 2019

        Wow wow wow wow wow!!!!!”

        OMG! This hotel is amazing.. it's modern, bright, clean and has lots of extra facilities.. Swimming pool next to the breakfast room so you can keep an eye on the kids whilst you have that all important first coffee of the morning. A separate coffee shop with great coffee, cake and cookies. Kitchen is next to the breakfast area and has a glass front so you can see the food being prepared.. A separate work area as well.. The hotel lobby is open plan and the staff were great. If you find yourself in Chiang Mai... Book a room here!!!!

        Reviewed May 20, 2019
        8.4
        Excellent
        Sirimah
        Couple
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 3 nights in February 2019

        Good value for money”

        Nice breakfast buffet with lots of options. Rooms are very spacious, also the bathroom! I stayed at another hotel before changing to ISTY and I loved the location East outside of the old town more for it's local, more homely and quiet vibe. There is fresh fruit and tea available throughout the day. Happy Hour at the rooftop was also a very nice addition. The building's architecture is very open, some guests are very loud in the morning downstairs or at the pool (some practically shouting at each other - but that's a cultural thing I guess) which was very annoying sometimes, especially in the morning when you're trying to start your day relaxed.

        Reviewed March 01, 2019
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Anita from Canada
        Solo traveler
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 3 nights in February 2020

        AMAZING Hotel/Hostel ”

        I came back to stay for another 3 days. Amazing and helpful staff, very clean and modern design. A bit out of the way, about a 15 Minuit walk to Old Town but not an issue for me. Breakfast is Delicious. Eggs, pancakes, fresh fruit, Thai food, toast, yogurt, waffles etc. They also offer coffee, water, tea, fresh juice all day “complimentary”. The staff was VERY helpful is directing me how to get places and helping determine where to go. A lot of international travellers and a mix of families, couples, friends and solo travellers. I loved my visit with ISTY

        Reviewed February 17, 2020
        8.8
        Excellent
        Kumtorn from Thailand
        Group
        Standard Family Room for 4 People
        Stayed 3 nights in July 2020

        Nice room, nice staff with always attention to your wish”

        Room is nice, clean and good design. Staff always pay attention on every question and given recommendation for traveling around with smile everytime, very impressive. Got a recommending for restaurant (very delicious and not expensive) and how to traveling around (also offer to call the car for going out). Really appreciate and feel comfort like home. I will choose this hotel again next time i go to Chiang mai.

        Reviewed July 28, 2020
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Waramet from Thailand
        Couple
        Standard Twin Room
        Stayed 1 night in May 2019

        Would recommend to anyone !!!”

        The property is great, modern and well design. Bed was comfortable and clean. A short walk to Tops Supermarket , Korean BBQ restaurant and only 10 minutes walk to old city. The staff was super friendly and professional also give us a very good city tour recommendations. Breakfast was delicious with variety of selection. Would definitely go back to ISTY for sure.

        Reviewed May 29, 2019
        9.2
        Exceptional
        pauline from Canada
        Couple
        Standard Double Room
        Stayed 3 nights in January 2019

        great hotel ,clean ,halpful staff ,recommend it ”

        best choice i did when i booked ISTY hotel

        Reviewed February 06, 2019
        9.2
        Exceptional
        mark from Australia
        Family with teens
        Standard Family Room for 4 People
        Stayed 4 nights in October 2018

        Home Like Oasis in a Great City”

        Loved the Chic styling. Photos on websites are true to reality. Very friendly eager to help staff. Terrific varied breakfast which runs 7-10am. Recommend from 8am to see all food choices as all freshly prepared. Our family room was clean and quiet. We were second floor. Ground floor gets a bit of noise in corridoor from cafe / pool area but I think it was minor. All guests while we were there were quiet and respectful. Free bottled water in lobby great. Three minor suggestions on our floor / room are better hair dryer. Ours would overheat and cut out every 10 seconds. More hanging options required in rooms for towels and swim outfits to dry. In our corridoor there is a down ramp that has a step that is potentially a risk to stumble on. Put some yellow tape to mark the edge? That’s it. Small suggestions to make this little treasure of a hotel just perfect. It’s a 10-15min taxi ride to the old town or night bazaar. An average 120 Baht each way. A fantastic friendly laid back hotel

        Reviewed October 07, 2018
        8.4
        Excellent
        Susanto from Indonesia
        Family with young children
        Standard Family Room
        Stayed 5 nights in June 2018

        Nice and comfy room”

        But little bit dusty on the edge of room, breakfast is excellent, staff is kind and helpful, will stay here if come back to Chiang Mai

        Reviewed June 14, 2018
        9.2
        Exceptional
        Giulia from Italy
        Couple
        Small Double Room
        Stayed 3 nights in November 2018

        Exceptional”

        The only bad thing was that the room was so near to dining/relaxing room.. to much noise during morning and evening. But for others that was so great! If i ll come back to Chiang mai i ll stay to this hotel again!

        Reviewed November 18, 2018
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