Last Updated on August 31, 2020
Chiang Mai is a magical city in mountainous northern Thailand where both Thai and foreigners tend to spend their holidays. Chiang Mai is a place that everyone wants to explore. It’s the second largest city in Thailand, so you can bet there is much to do and see. The people there are lovely, friendly, and very laid back.
Chiang Mai has tons of accommodations to choose from, at many difference prices. Today we will focus on 10 accommodations that provide the best bang for your buck. So if you’re on a budget, but still want comfort then this article is for you. Let’s take a look.
This modern loft style hostel is set 600 meters from Tha Pae Gate. Chiang Mai Old Town is just minutes away from here and the views of the city are breathtaking.
All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property, so you never have to worry about anything. Around the hostel there are plenty of convenience stores and local restaurants.
This hostel is less than 500 baht.
2. The Green Tiger Vegetarian House
The Green Tiger Vegetarian House is a great place to spend a few relaxing days in Chiang Mai’s Old City. It’s located in a quiet and authentic residential area within the old city walls and only a short walk away from the busy tourist area, eateries, cafes, spas, and shops. Plus, you’re just 200 meters away from Chang Phuak Market.
One cool thing about this place is that every morning fresh vegetarian dishes are served. Vegetarian people should not miss this one. Definitely worth a visit.
The Sun Hostel is ideally situated in Nimmanhemin, only 500 meters from Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Center. Here guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer.
The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, taxi service, 24-hour front desk. Some rooms even have beautiful mountain views. If you want to explore the city, Bicycle rentals are also available here.
Oxotel Hostel is located in Nimmanhaemin walking street. You can easily eat local food, include souvenirs, and handmade products. Common areas can be used for cooking. The rooms here are fresh and new. The staff is quite friendly and the facilities are modern, stylish, and clean.
The location pristine, with the Saturday night market right outside. You just step out of the hostel and you’re already on the walking street, open from three o’clock onwards. If you’re a shopper, this one is for you.
Green Sleep Hostel is located in the Old Town. It is the perfect place for people who want to explore Chiang Mai and nearby attractions. This hostel aims to deliver a warm and cozy ambience with convenient facilities. Their pantry corner is set to provide a quick and easy breakfast for guests to start their day with fresh meal.
The hostel is only 0.3 km from the city center. Due to its convenient location, the airport can be reached within approximately 15 minutes. This hostel offers free 4 hour bike rentals which allow you to see most of the city.
Hostel by bed is located in the old town, not far from Thapae Walking Street. You can easily walk to temples around that area. On a tree-lined commercial street, this sleek modernist hostel is 7 minutes’ walk from the famed Wat Phra Singh Buddhist temple, a 12-minute walk from Kad Suan Kaew Night Market, and 4 km from Chiang Mai railway station. Very big, clean, and comfortable with 4 floors. They have a large kitchen ready for your cooking.
7. Hub Hostel
The place is in the center of Nimman area which is very convenient to walk around for food, hangout places, or even good coffee.
This hostel is well decorated and modern with a touch of Northern Thai. Their bathrooms are clean and spacious. Staff is friendly and attentive to your needs. The hostel is just 1.9 km away from Chang Phuak Gate.
Bed Poshtel is located on Saturday Walking Street Market, 2 km from Chiang Mai International Airport.
There is plenty of room types to choose from: 4beds female dorms, 8 beds and 4 beds mixed dorms and also matrimonial rooms for couples. Each room is equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning; en-suite bathrooms and high-pressured hot showers. An incredibly modern, well priced, and conveniently located poshtel. It’s a nice hostel in a peaceful area, a good place to stay!
Fav Hostel Chiang Mai is located in Chiang Mai’s city center, 500 meters from Wat Chiang Man and offers free use of bicycles. This hostel is located in a picturesque area of Chang Phuak District and is 700 meters from Chang Phuak Gate. Local attractions include Chang Phuak Market and the Three Kings Monument.
If you’re looking for a comfortable bed, super clean room, quiet place, and reasonable price this place is for you.
10. Baan Heart Thai
Baan Heart Thai a 10-minute walk from Tha Phae Gate, a 15-minute walk from Warorot Market, and a 15-minute drive from Chiang Mai International Airport.
Each bunk bed is fitted with a foldable desk, clothes hangers, power sockets and a personal reading light. All guests have access to the shared bathrooms equipped with a hot shower on every floor. The atmosphere is very chill with good vibes all around. The location is perfect as it’s not far from any of the tourist locations.
If you’re planning to go to Chiang Mai but still don’t know where to stay, try the accommodations we recommended. Enjoy your time in Chiang Mai!