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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and the owners Aay and Paul are delightful. Great place to eat! Also family friendly for sure! So glad we stumbled upon this place. Prices were good. We had fried chicken tenders and a couple Thai dishes. They were all excellent. We also tried a couple fruit shakes, which were fresh and light. So yummy! And when we... More 

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Thank Scarlett M
pol11uk, Paul, aay's husband at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Scarlett, Thank you very much for your kind review. we really enjoyed meeting you all and Freya enjoys watching your "Scarjamfam" youtube channel. She thinks she's met film stars:-D We hope to see you again before you head off. Till next time. Regards Paul, Aay & Freya More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I did not stay in any of the guestrooms, so cannot comment upon them, but I did stumble into the restaurant one evening and was immediately adopted by the wonderful family that runs it. I have been a frequent customer since. There are plenty of Thai dishes available on the menu, and every item I have had as been excellent,... More 

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pol11uk, Paul, Aay's husband at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ricky, Thank you for your kind words. We really enjoy having you visit us and I enjoy our conversations. We hope to see you again in Chiang Mai in the very near future. Kind Regards Paul, Aay & Freya More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Everything here is great, the very nice owner and his wife took me through the menu, asked me about my tastes and made some suggestions. Ten minutes later I was given the best Thai meal I've eaten yet. I strongly recommend trying the place out if you're visiting Chiang Mai.

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pol11uk, Paul, Aay's husband at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Ben, It was very kind of you to review us and much appreciated. I enjoyed meeting you and having a chat. Good to be able to say "bye till we meet again" also. Have a great time down down south and let's keep in touch. Regards Paul, Aay & Freya More 

Carraroe
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem of a find! In Old Town so close to everything, had a fan room and private bathroom which was comfortable and clean, and the shower was nice and powerful. Best part is Paul, Aay and little Freya welcome you as if you're a part of their family.. they go out of their way to help you book... More 

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pol11uk, Paul & Freya, Aay's family at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Laoise, It was very kind of you to review us. We enjoyed you & Mairtin staying with us. Freya enjoyed playing with you both, 'cos you were fun. She misses dancing with you and made me dance with her last night. Ahem, it was fun; we look forward to seeing you both again.. hope you make it to Laos.... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Paul and his family (wife Aay and doughter Freya) were friendly and helpful beyond limits. Paul woke up at 5am just to make us a coffee before our trip! We booked for 1 night but stayed for 3 and would love to stay longer. Aay cooked a traditional village thai food, which u wont find at any other popular restaurant... More 

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pol11uk, Paul, Aay's husband at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jakub, Thank you for your warm review. It was fun spending time with you both and a pity that you couldn't stay longer. Glad that you enjoyed the fruit and we hope that you have a wonderful rain-free time in Ko Kut. Follow us on FB and keep in touch :-D Regards Paul, Aay & Freya More 

Oberon, Australia
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

This has got to be the best guesthouse in Chiang Mai! I have stayed there twice now, four nights the first time and two nights the second time. Aay and Paul are the best hosts and make you feel so welcome, they become like family. Aay is always willing to teach you about Thai culture and she cooks the best... More 

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pol11uk, Paul, Aay's husband at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Kjones44, Thanks you for your glowing review. We really enjoyed having you stay and our long conversations over plates of Issan food. We've found a friend in you:-D Regards Paul, Aay & Freya More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is not just another guesthouse in Chiang Mai. The owners will make you feel so welcome that you will feel like a part of the family. Aay was such a sweet and caring person. She would always give me great advice, she cared about my safety and had this beautiful energy about her. The guesthouse is in an absolutely... More 

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pol11uk, Owner at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Ann, Thank you for your great review. It is really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Aay More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I came to Thailand from the United States and stayed at the Banh Mi Guest House for four nights before heading off to take the CELTA course just outside of Chiang Mai. My time at the Banh Mi Guest House was easily one of the most enjoyable and memorable lodging experiences I’ve ever had, and a wonderful introduction to Thailand.... More 

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pol11uk, Paul, Aay's husband at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Derek, Thank you very much for your warm review. We really enjoyed having you stay with us and enjoyed your company. We wish you all the best with your CELTA and hope to see you again at the successful conclusion of it. It's hard work and we are sure you'll pass with flying colors. Hope to see you soon Paul,... More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights and could've easily stayed longer if we weren't excited to continue our traveling. Great hosts, great location, great food. Can't say enough good things about this place. Really made us feel welcome and went out of their way to help us find whatever we needed in the area. Really made Chiang Mai special. 5... More 

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pol11uk, Paul, Aay's hubbie at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Colin, Thank you for your kind review. It was fun having you stay with us and are so glad that you enjoyed it. We did:-D We wish you all the best on your travels and hope you come and visit us next time you are in Chiang Mai. Paul, Aay & Freya More 

Pokhara, Nepal
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Frankly you need look no further than Banh Mi guesthouse and restaurant for the most genuine hospitality in Chiang Mai. Whether you’re a backpacker or a holiday maker, old or young, male or female, single or a couple; all travellers are equal at Banh Mi. Paul, Aay and their adorable daughter Freya offer a truly memorable service. -Ideal location in... More 

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pol11uk, Aay's hubbie at Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Tomansell, We're grateful for your warm review and thank you for choosing to stay with us, Aay's told me to keep this simple so.... We really look forward to your return and see you soon. Love Paul, Aay & Freya More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family run guest house in a quiet soi in the old city. Most major attractions are at the most a 10 minute walk away. Our restaurant serves Thai food cooked by Aay, the owner; we use no MSG in our food. We welcome families...and will do what we can to accommodate you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banh Mi Guest House & Restaurant

Address: 22 Soi 2, Moon Muang Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand (Formerly Dixie Pig Guest House)
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: ₹ 1,028 - ₹ 1,782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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