Baan Kiri is a lovely guest house in a pleasant location, albeit a little out the way. The rooms were spotless and extremely comfortable. Breakfast is available and so to is internet. The highlight is owner Tom, he is a great host and goes out his way to make sure you have no problems.
Baan Kiri is a newly constructed guest house located just out of the heart of Chiang Mai.Baan Kiri features a natural vintage design, exotic wood and a harmonious vibe. The Architecture is sleek yet natural and provides guests with a relaxing atmosphere. The property offers 5 guest suites, a large outdoor common area, tropical garden, and fountain. Bann Kiri is a unique accommodation with plenty of space to unwind from city life. There are many reasons to choose Baan Kiri for your next stay in Chiang Mai. We are located in a largly traditionl area (non-tourist) area giving you an opportunity to experience a rarely seen part of the city. However, in just 5 minutes the bustle of the city awaits you. Baan Kiri is located in Doi Suthep, about 5 km from the old city and 2 Km from trendy Nimmanhaemin Rd. and Near by the Pool (Salt Water)at Centre of Universe just 15 minutes By walk about 750 meters from the house. A beautiful natural Waterfall is just 300 meters from the house and waits for you to explore. You will also be able to appreciate the beauty of our unique local culture.Most importantly you can relax and spend your free time privately or relaxing in a favorite corner of Baan Kiri. Feel free to sip coffee on the veranda, read a book near the bubbling fountain or chat in the pavilion with the other guests. Baan Kiri is the perfect choice for guests looking for exclusive experience in Chiang Mai.Tom, the owner of the property, invites you to share his home and time and will welcome you as a friend.The free yoga lesson with Tom brings you in the right mood for your daily activities. For example a Motorbike Sightseeing-Tour with a local tour guide or a exclusive thai-cooking course in the Baan Kiri kitchen. Further opportunities can be organized by the friendly staff. Just ask and we make the best of your holiday.Includes :- Free WiFi in room and public area- Free instant coffee and tea all day- Free drinking water in the lobby- Free maps and advice- Free CD/DVD burning facilities- Free luggage storage- Free yoga lesson- Linens and Towels changed 1 time per weekService : - Laundry on request- Motorbike for rent - Information and booking available for trekking, biking, elephant riding, etc.- Thai massage available in room by appointment onlyRemark : - Payment on arrival in cash only.- You can pay Deposit By Paypal.- Toilet doesn't flush - valve flush with dipper or force flush- All rooms with fan- No television , No air conditioning , No Microwave or Fridge in room- All rates are subject to change without prior notice- 2-week stay - get 25% discount (not included Breakfast)Notice : If your looking for your typical tourist trap in the city, bright lights, souvenirs, and lots of noise, or the pubs and night-spots then this probably isn't the right place for you.
Clean fresh air, Quite present location, Close to the city, Access to the beautiful sights, Cool and refeshing at night
116/49 moo1 Soi Wat Chang Kian Hauy keaw Rd. Changpuak
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I planned to stay here for 11 days, but in the end I left after just two days.
I was travelling with my wife and my 8 month old baby.
The room we stayed in was nice, with own kitchen and bathroom and veranda.
The property itself was ok, although difficult to navigate because of the narrow roads.
When booking I explicitly stated that I would need Internet inside the room,
to be able to do some work and to keep in touch with the family at home. When arriving, Tom stated, that the signal in the room was somewhat low, so I better go on the veranda, if I want to use the Internet.
Unfortunately it turned out, that there is no net in the Mango room whatsoever, and also on the veranda in was extremely poor, the signal fading and coming back at intervals. When pointing this out to the owner, he told me that the problem was with our laptops. This is of course not true, since I write this very review from the same laptop I couldn't use at his place.
Also the second night we stayed there, the temperature in our room dropped below 18 C.
My child slept in a knitten cap and many layers of clothes, my wife and I in 2 socks and longsleeves. After examining the windows, it turned out that a portion of the window pane was missing, and the cold was literally pouring right unto our bed. This was the point when I had enough. When leaving the owner tzold me that the half open veranda supposedly keeps out the cold, and that he was not responsible for the weather. It seems, he didn't felt responsible for the missing pane either, so we left, before catching a serious cold at the brink of the jungle.
I think in the end the owner didn't understood, what our problem was, but I am sure he made a good deal with us, since he charged us 1700 baht/day for a cold room with no internet no breakfast and no nothing. Also, for lending his gas stove he asked for 500 bahts, which I reluctantly agreed since I had to feed my baby some fresh food.
All in all I cannot recommend this place, since we didn't get from the owner what we agreed in the first place. I got the impression, he was more out for money, than serving his customers.
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Baan Kiri is a lovely guest house in a pleasant location, albeit a little out the way. The rooms were spotless and extremely comfortable. Breakfast is available and so to is internet. The highlight is owner Tom, he is a great host and goes out his way to make sure you have no problems. He will organise transport, take you on a tour... just about anything.
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