River Rai Residences
River Rai Residences
River Rai Residences
River Rai Residences
River Rai Residences
River Rai Residences
River Rai Residences
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8.2

Excellent
/10
(55 reviews)See what guests said
View3
Breakfast2
Housekeeping1
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7.9

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - 2.08 kilometers from city center
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple) 1.1 km
Chiang Rai Night Bazaar 2.8 km
Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) 3.0 km
Baan Dam Museum 7.5 km
Singha Park Chiang Rai 13.9 km
Elephant Valley Thailand 14.4 km
Wat Rong Khun 14.5 km
Nearby landmarks
Wat Huai Pla Kung Temple 480 m
Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple) 1.1 km
Integrated Learning and Recreation Center 1.2 km
Wellness 1.4 km
The Legend Chiang Rai 1.5 km
Ko Loi Park 1.6 km
Rim Kok Park 1.6 km
market 1.7 km
Chian Swimming Pool 1.8 km
7 Eleven 1.8 km
Free Wi-Fi

River Rai Residences

353/17, M.6, Rimkok, Muang, Rim Kok, Chiang Rai, Thailand, 57100 - See map
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Hot tub

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Chiang Rai every 6 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.0
Distance to city center3.5 km
Location rating7.9
Nearest airportChiang Rai International Airport - Mae Fah Luang (CEI) - Thailand
Distance to airport4.3 km

Rooms available at River Rai Residences

Excellent
Room comfort & quality
8.9
Villa with Private Pool
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  • Room size: 90 m²/969 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
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Three-Bedroom Villa
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  • Room size: 280 m²/3014 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
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Villa with Private Pool
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  • Room size: 125 m²/1345 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
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Villa with Private Pool
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  • Room size: 158 m²/1701 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed & 2 single beds...
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Villa with Private Pool
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  • Balcony/terrace
  • 7 bathrooms
  • 1 king bed & 1 king bed & 2...
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Three Bedroom Villa
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  • Room size: 125 m²/1345 ft²
  • River view
  • 1 king bed & 1 queen bed
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2 Bedroom Villa
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  • Room size: 90 m²/969 ft²
  • River view
  • 1 king bed
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Four Bedroom Villa
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  • Room size: 158 m²/1701 ft²
  • River view
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      Frequently asked questions

      Does River Rai Residences have a hot tub?

      A hot tub is one of the facilities available at River Rai Residences.

      How much does it cost to stay at River Rai Residences?

      Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

      What time is check-in and check-out at River Rai Residences?

      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.

      How do I get to River Rai Residences?

      For those who wish to drive their own cars, River Rai Residences has a car park on site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full. Parking is free for guests. Self-parking is conveniently available at the resort villa. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Chiang Rai with private transportation, the resort villa can arrange taxi service.

      Is breakfast offered at River Rai Residences?

      Start your mornings right, with the à la carte and continental breakfast options offered at River Rai Residences. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 280 THB if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the resort villa.

      What is the smoking policy at River Rai Residences?

      River Rai Residences does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

      What restaurants are nearby River Rai Residences?

      River Rai Residences’s neighborhood is Rim Kok which includes popular restaurants such as Tha Nam Phu Lae, Chiang Rai, Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House & Bistro and Toak-Tong Kitchen.

      What are popular attractions near River Rai Residences?

      River Rai Residences’s location in the Rim Kok neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple), Wat Huay Pla Kang and Now & Forever.

      What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to River Rai Residences?

      River Rai Residences’s nearby natural sights include Garden Fruit's Family, Areena Hill and Chot Astronomy Learning Center located in the same Rim Kok area.

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      Property ranking|Compared to 433 Chiang Rai properties
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      Room size
      124 sqm.
      Room comfort score
      8.9/10
      Service score
      9.1/10
      Cleanliness score
      8.9/10
      Bigger than
      99
      %
      of Chiang Rai properties
      Better than
      95
      %
      of Chiang Rai properties
      Better than
      87
      %
      of Chiang Rai properties
      Better than
      82
      %
      of Chiang Rai properties
      Overall rating:

      8.2

      Excellent
      55 reviews
      Cleanliness
      8.9
      Facilities
      7.6
      Location
      7.9
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      More about River Rai Residences

      More about River Rai Residences

      Ideal for fun and relaxation, River Rai Residences has recently changed its operation from a hotel to private serviced villas located in the Mae Kok area of Chiang Rai. Situated only 3.5 kilometers from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

      Guests can choose to stay either in the property’s pool villa or 1 to 2 bedroom non-pool villas, all with amazing river views. At River Rai Residences, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. The property offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, private check in/check out, taxi service and Wi-Fi in public areas.

      The property features 8 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non-smoking rooms and air conditioning, desk. Besides, the property's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. With an ideal location and facilities to match, River Rai Residences hits the spot in many ways.

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      Amenities and facilities
      Very good
      Facilities

      7.6

      Most talked about facilities

      Breakfast

      5 mentions

      Food & Dining

      2 mentions

      Swimming Pool

      1 mention

      View

      1 mention

      Languages spoken

      • English
      • Thai

      Internet access

      • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
      • Wi-Fi in public areas

      Things to do, ways to relax

      • Boating
      • Fishing
      • Garden
      • Hot tub
      • Karaoke
      • Massage
      • Spa
      • Swimming pool [indoor]
      • Swimming pool [outdoor]
      • Tours

      Cleanliness and safety

      • First aid kit
      • Hand sanitizer
      • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
      • Protective screens in common areas
      • Safe dining setup
      • Staff trained in safety protocol
      • Temperature check for guests and staff

      Dining, drinking, and snacking

      • BBQ facilities
      • Grocery delivery
      • Shared kitchen

      Services and conveniences

      • Contactless check-in/out
      • Daily housekeeping
      • Elevator
      • Food delivery
      • Laundry service
      • Safety deposit boxes
      • Smoke-free property
      • Smoking area

      For the kids

      • Family room

      Access

      • Check-in/out [private]
      • Pets allowed

      Getting around

      • Car park [free of charge]
      • Car park [nearby]
      • Car park [on-site]
      • Taxi service
      Food and dining
      Breakfast options
      • American
      • Asian
      • Buffet
      Location
      353/17, M.6, Rimkok, Muang, Rim Kok, Chiang Rai, Thailand, 57100
      Very good
      Location

      7.9

      Airports

      • Chiang Rai International Airport - Mae Fah Luang (CEI) - Thailand
        4.3 km
      • Tachileik Airport (THL) - Myanmar
        62.5 km

      Public transportation

      • Chiang Rai Bus Terminal 1
        2.9 km

      Hospital or clinic

      • Overbrook Hospital
        2.8 km

      Shopping

      • Chiang Rai Night Bazaar
        2.8 km

      Convenience store

      • 7 Eleven
        1.2 km

      Cash withdrawal

      • ATM
        1.1 km
      What's nearby

      Popular landmarks

      • Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple)
        1.1 km
      • Chiang Rai Night Bazaar
        2.8 km
      • Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)
        3.0 km
      • Baan Dam Museum
        7.5 km
      • Singha Park Chiang Rai
        13.9 km
      • Elephant Valley Thailand
        14.4 km
      • Wat Rong Khun
        14.5 km

      Nearby landmarks

      • Wat Huai Pla Kung Temple
        480 m
      • Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple)
        1.1 km
      • Integrated Learning and Recreation Center
        1.2 km
      • Wellness
        1.4 km
      • The Legend Chiang Rai
        1.5 km
      • Ko Loi Park
        1.6 km
      • Rim Kok Park
        1.6 km
      • market
        1.7 km
      • Chian Swimming Pool
        1.8 km
      • 7 Eleven
        1.8 km
      Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
      Property policies
      Children and extra beds

      Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

      Minimum age of guests is: 2 year(s).

      Children 2-12 year(s)
      Stay for free if using existing bedding.
      If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
      Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
      Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
      Others
      • Guests are advised to inform resort of estimated check-in time upon reservation.
      • There are two types of Junior Suite Rate Plans including Room Only and Room with Package. For Junior Suite with Package, the package includes two-way airport transfers, daily breakfast, internet access, one-hour massage per couple per stay, and free minibar drinks and snacks.
      • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
      Some helpful facts

      Check-in/Check-out

      • Check-in from14:00
      • Check-in until18:00
      • Check-out from09:00
      • Check-out until12:00
      • Reception open until18:00

      Getting around

      • Airport transfer fee350 THB
      • Distance from city center3.5 km
      • Travel time to airport (minutes)10

      Extras

      • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)280 THB
      • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 Thb

      The property

      • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
      • Number of bars/lounges0
      • Number of floors1
      • Number of rooms 6
      • Year property opened2014
      • Most recent renovation2014

      Parking

      • Daily parking fee0 THB

      Reviews of River Rai Residences from real guests

      Provided by verified guests of Agoda
      8.2
      /
      10
      Cleanliness8.9
      Facilities7.6
      Location7.9
      Room comfort and quality8.9
      Service9.1
      Value for money8.0
      High score for Chiang Rai
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      9+ Exceptional (17)
      8-9 Excellent (8)
      7-8 Very Good (9)
      6-7 Good (3)
      <6 Below Expectation (5)
      Time of the year
      Mar - May (9)
      Jun - Aug (4)
      Sep - Nov (13)
      Dec - Feb (16)
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      9.7
      Exceptional
      Gary from United States
      Couple
      Stayed 1 night in October 2014

      a fantastic getaway”

      modern, private, excellent staff

      River Rai only has 5 rooms, all facing the river. Not all of staff speak English well, but they go out of the way to satisfy your needs. One of them even took her motorbike, drove to the local market, and bought something we were searching for! The owner Greg, a Singaporean, greeted us with a tour of the property. You can tell he is very proud of it, and he should be. One issue was all the bugs and mosquitoes. It's hard to minimize them since the hotel is sitting on fertile land beside a huge river. Just be careful where you step. The tiles beside the pool can get very slippery when wet. I slipped and injured myself. Inside our (humongous) suite, bugs weren't a problem. Large floor-to-ceiling windows. The open interior brings in a lot of natural light, but without a divider between the living room and bathroom can be a hassle. When you're showering or using the toilet, you have to close not only the curtains in the bathroom but also the ones in the living room. The bed was very comfortable. The weird thing was that the blanket was only a duvet cover with no duvet/blanket inside it. The room does come with a throw towel in the closet/storage area. It wasn't a big deal because we didn't turn the A/C on very high anyway, but that was odd. Reminds me of Sri Lanka. Some of the furniture looked cheap, as if by an amateur carpenter. Staff explained that there isn't enough hot water to actually fill the bathtub, so we would have to boil additional water. Very strange, but we didn't use the tub anyway, as beautiful as it was. Very little counter space where the sinks are. Why not shift the tub and extend the sink area? Overall, the rooms are beautiful. The best part really is the staff. They remembered that it was my anniversary with my girlfriend, so they delivered a plate of beautiful desserts! Plus the welcome drink and fresh coconuts. We so wished we had more time in Chiang Rai to really enjoy River Rai and their top notch level of hospitality. And we missed the spa!

      Reviewed October 16, 2014

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      9.0
      Exceptional
      Jonathan from United States
      Solo traveler
      Stayed 4 nights in April 2015

      Riverside getaway”

      The room (size and amenities), the staff and the surprise snacks and refreshments

      My stay was excellent. The rooms are beautiful, large and fully equipped. The staff was extremely friendly and attentive and spoke English reasonably well. The location on the river is really impressive but it is a bit of a ways from town so you'd either want to rent a car or will need at taxi any time you'd like to go to Chiang Rai. I think the food and drink is a bit pricey and I think it would be better if the breakfast was included in the price (even if that means a price increase, it helps psychologically and there are no other options for breakfast really). All and all I would definitely recommend River Rai for a relaxing experience.

      Reviewed April 09, 2015

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Shane from United States
      Solo traveler
      Stayed 1 night in September 2015

      Perfect stay in Chiang Rai”

      service, view, location

      River Rai Resort is the perfect place to stay in downtown Chiang Rai. The front terrace and pool are situated next to the river providing peaceful, beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The food was off the charts good. The owners and everyone who worked there were very friendly. We only planned to stay one day, but extended a day because it was such a relaxing place. I highly recommend checking it out.

      Reviewed October 03, 2015

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      9.3
      Exceptional
      John from Australia
      Couple
      Stayed 2 nights in September 2014

      Wow wow wow”

      Great food, fantastic rooms, excellent service

      We booked and stayed in a Junior Suite for 2 nights. The suites are brand new, large and have a great feel. A super comfortable bed, a great bathroom with free standing tub with room for 2 and a separate shower with great pressure. Our first night we were treated to a 5 course dinner of some of the tastiest Northern Thai food I have ever had. Breakfasts were fantastic (worthwhile staying here just to experience the breakfast). Nothing is to much trouble for the wonderful staff. They are warm and friendly and really made our stay. We extended for 2 more night and were upgraded to The Tara Suite. WOW, What a great room. We took advantage of the resort massage services which were top notch. Best place we have stayed in Chiang Rai for sure, cant wait to go back.

      Reviewed September 18, 2014

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      9.0
      Exceptional
      Alan from United Kingdom
      Couple
      Stayed 2 nights in November 2014

      tranquillity by the river”

      small boutique hotel with a riverside setting. Extremely helpful and friendly staff

      This is a perfect place to relax and escape the crowd. It is located on the riverside being about an eight minute drive to the centre of Chiang Rai. Several Thai restaurants are within easy walking distance serving authentic local food. The staff are truly outstanding and make your stay a real pleasure. There are only a small number of rooms. We had a junior suite which was very modern and well equipped to the highest standards. This boutique hotel is an home from home.

      Reviewed November 05, 2014

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Birgit from Germany
      Couple
      Stayed 2 nights in October 2014

      A true discovery”

      Hospitality, Location and Passion for Excellence

      An unforgettable experience. The location next to the river was very picturesce, the staff was so welcoming and extremely helpful throughout our stay. We did get valuable advice regarding sights, food options, travel routes and felt at home and taken care of from the first minute. The rooms were brand new, impecable design, very spacious and equipped with all amenities you could ever ask for (tub and shower, walk-in wardrobe). The bed was very comfortable and the texture of the bed linen was just adorable. Breakfast was extra tasty, we had the best egg Benedict plus a delicious Thai curry and fresh fruit and fresh juice. In the evening we enjoyed a massage outside on the river deck. The two therapists were well trained and had in mind our individual health conditions. I practiced yoga in the morning while my friend enjoyed the pool. We wished we could have stayed longer than two days but these two days will remain in our memories for long. Many thanks to Greg and his team who did take such good care of us and all the best for his small yet very special hotel endeavor. This place deserves many guests who appreciate modern design, excellent service and hospitality. Birgit and Antje from Germany

      Reviewed November 02, 2014

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      6.0
      Patrice from France
      Couple
      Stayed 1 night in January 2017

      Disappointed ”

      We were the only customers of the hotel. I guess I know why: absolutely not a fair price for the standard of the hotel compared to what you can have for that price in Chiang Rai along the river. We paid 4000 thb for 1 night while a fair price would be 2000 thb. Moreover breakfast was not good: really few choice to order in advance ( due to the fact we were the only one I guess)

      Reviewed February 03, 2017

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      9.7
      Exceptional
      Mr. from United States
      Couple
      Stayed 3 nights in September 2015

      river side get away”

      great service, beautiful location on the river, lovely suite

      The service was outstanding from a friendly and helpful staff. The junior suite was very clean and comfortable with all the amenities you would expect in a first class boutique hotel. Breakfast by the river was perfect. A very relaxing and romantic 3-day get away.

      Reviewed September 21, 2015

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      9.3
      Exceptional
      Nantapong from Thailand
      Family with teens
      Stayed 1 night in December 2015

      peaceful and clean”

      location, atmosphere, staff assistance

      very privacy with the good view of River. will be very good place for relax. the decoration inside the room is good and comfortable. easy to access to the town with your own car.

      Reviewed December 28, 2015

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      9.7
      Exceptional
      FUNG from Hong Kong SAR, China
      Couple
      Stayed 1 night in March 2015

      Very nice hotel with updated design”

      The toilet is separate between the shower, bathing tub and toilet basin. Sitting room can have 180 degree garden view. Breakfast can be enjoyed next to river and pool side.

      The design of Garden View Deluxe Room and the owner's service are attentive and update. Bed linen is in good quality. The Owner introduced a Northern Thai Restaurant - Gallery Restaurant at downtown is very nice and with reasonable price. Porridge, in the breakfast (not included in the room rate) has made me surprise of its delicious. The owner also prepared the toast with butter and jam (even eggs) when I said I want some others.

      Reviewed March 19, 2015

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      8.0
      Excellent
      Ross from United Kingdom
      Couple
      Stayed 2 nights in March 2015

      Lazy Days”

      Great for just relaxing and watching the slow place of life on the river. Staff are superb here and will do anything for you. All the reviews for this place speak for themselves.

      Reviewed February 11, 2016

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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Sitsada from Thailand
      Couple
      Stayed 1 night in August 2014

      The Best in Chiangrai”

      Staffs, Location, The Whole room

      This brand new riverside resort is located opposite to Le Meridien. The room was large,clean,had all the neccessary items 5-star hotels have. There's a truevision box with platinum package so you won't miss your must see shows/matches. The wifi was okay, not superfast but can do the job. The staffs were really nice and attentive. They surprised us with a nice fondant for our special occastion. A small downside was that the road to resort was not so good, and there might be small flood on the road during heavy rain day.

      Reviewed September 06, 2014

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      9.0
      Exceptional
      Kevin from United States
      Couple
      Stayed 2 nights in March 2015

      What a lovely place!”

      The rooms, the staff, and the location

      While we were only able to stay 2 nights, we had a lovely time. The room was beautiful, and the staff was helpful and friendly. I needed flowers to be placed in the room for my wife before our arrival, and the staff went above and beyond their normal duties to accommodate our late arrival and make us welcome. Very nice hotel!

      Reviewed March 19, 2015

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      6.0
      Vincent from Belgium
      Couple
      Stayed 1 night in December 2016

      Nice boutique resort but pricey?”

      Nice little hotel next to the river, we've enjoyed our short stay, and breakfast with a sunny view on the river.

      Reviewed December 14, 2016

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      2.7
      Ed from United States
      Couple
      Stayed 3 nights in November 2015

      River Rai Relaxing”

      Staff make this hotel. They were extremely helpful and personable. The room was huge and comfortable. Nice pool right next to the river.

      Staff very helpful in making arrangements for our outings, making sure we were comfortable. This is a little distance from downtown Chiang Rai if that is your interest, but we were on a scooter so no bother to us. The food was very good, but expensive, so we generally ate away from the hotel, but that was part of the fun. They have a ride into town at night and a pick-up.

      Reviewed December 07, 2015

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      9.7
      Exceptional
      SICHAI from Thailand
      Couple
      Stayed 3 nights in December 2015

      River Rai”

      Superp room,service,view

      Best service and room

      Reviewed December 16, 2015

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      7.0
      Very good
      Donald from Canada
      Couple
      Stayed 2 nights in February 2016

      Nice but.....”

      Quiet, room,

      Food for lunch very overpriced and limited choices. Location a plus (quiet) and a negative (many taxis either refused to go or had no idea where it was.) Staff try very hard and largely succeed however problems with communication ( English ). Owner was onsite and very friendly.

      Reviewed February 22, 2016

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      7.3
      Very good
      karnchanapan from Thailand
      Group
      Stayed 2 nights in November 2014

      Good boutique hotel”

      River view, private, new

      Nice staffs , but hotel itself need more standardize

      Reviewed November 25, 2014

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      9.7
      Exceptional
      Barbara from United States
      Family with teens
      Stayed 2 nights in March 2015

      Relaxing on Chiang Rai with Chaing host”

      Location staff bedding

      Great. Real value for cost.

      Reviewed March 31, 2015

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      8.3
      Excellent
      thomas from Belgium
      Solo traveler
      Stayed 2 nights in January 2016

      New resort on The river side”

      Staff, location, boss advices

      Book 2 days, stay 1 week

      Reviewed January 05, 2016

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