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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at FWD house when it first opened, Win (the owner) is a great guy (his family are also a delight) and even gave myself and a few friends a tour of the city. The place is furnished in a minimalist style, very clean and all the beds are in one big room. Beds are... More 

Thank younga595
Cuiaba, MT
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31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2013

I really dont understand why this hostel receive so much great evaluation here. Before I booking any hotel always I search in Tripadvisor, like I did with "FWD House", and I didnt have good expirience there. One thing good thing this hotel have the location. But when I arrived there I needed to wait per 40 minutes for anyone attend... More 

Thank Keila N
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

I stayed here with some friends while traveling around Thailand in February. The facility was clean and exceeded my expectations for what we paid per night. When my friend told me he booked us at this hostel I was a little skeptical of the hostel experience. But, it was a very nice comfortable place. There are 10 beds in one... More 

Thank Scooter0410
Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Myself and 2 friends researched for ages to find a good place to stay in Chaing Mai but boy was it worth it. Travelling on a budget always makes life a little more difficult when searching for accommodation. But this was a true gem. We stayed here after a 22 hour train journey from Bangkok. Its not the easiest place... More 

Thank Lewis F
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

The bed concept is cool. The dorms are a bit too concrety ... could use some paint and some more furniture. The staff are super friendly. Helped us book things. Didn't feel like they were pushing one company over another. But ... it was crawling with bed bugs. Was lying in bed reading at night when I saw one coming... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2013

I travelled around Thailand, Laos and Cambodia for the month of June and looking back, this hostel was one of the major contributions to my my trip incredible!!! I can't even begin to describe how kind, welcoming and just all round amazing the owners of this hostel are. They are two of the nicest people I met on my trip.... More 

Thank Racheljak
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Only 10 beds and a bit more private, which might be less desirable for someone travelling alone. Staff/owners are wonderful and super helpful. All of the activities planned for us have been great. Washroom and showers are clean and the box bed style is really nice. Location in old city is very convenient. Highly recommend!

Thank llee82
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2013

I want to love FWD House. It's a pretty new venture, set up by a lovely family and designed to provide a slightly different backpacker experience. The service is great - Win and his team are immensely helpful and always provide service with a smile. It took a while for us to book in but this was a minor niggle.... More 

Thank Alasdair J
Jurong, Singapore
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17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

the owner is a very friendly and kind person, who gives good advise on the activities to participate and recommend good company to carry out the activities. family run guesthouse.. when joining the tour from the guesthouse, breakfast would also be provided. if u are on a tight budget, i strongly recommend it.. on sundays, the Sunday market is right... More 

Thank dynastyhan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2013

I stayed at this place for 2 nights. It was cheap but that is pretty much the only good thing about this place. There seems to be bed bugs in the dorms. I woke up with insect bite marks all over my arms, legs and neck. Some other people were complaining about it too. Also, I find that the dorms... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For each of our guests we provide a private, box-style bed with personal locker. We also provide water bottles, bedroom slippers, shower cap, and Wi-Fi internet free of charge. We are located just a 10-minute walk from the main strip of bars in Chiang Mai, and information on local tours and activities can be provided. Our staff is welcoming, friendly, and can cater to your personal needs.Our restaurant is open daily from 8am until 8pm and provides a wide range of both original Thai and western meals at a budget price. In the mornings we serve breakfast, both western and traditional, as well as juices, coffee, milk shakes and a selection of local teas.We are 4.3 km from Chiang Mai International Airport, 4.5 km from the Chiang Mai train station, 5 km from the bus station, 3 km from Chiang Mai Night Bazaar and 20 m to the main temple of Chiang Mai called “Wat Chedi Luang”. Our hostel can be reached by Taxi, Tuk tuk, or red car. If you wish, we can also reserve transportation for you at a fair price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about FWD House

Address: 78 Ratmakka road | Pha Singh, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Price Range: ₹ 343 - ₹ 480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“They turn the a/c off during the day so if you plan to stay in the hostel you may want to get a bed closer to the windows.”
 of 5 bubbles Scooter0410, 2 Sep 2013 | Read review
“I think, every bed-box is great, but maybe if you don't like cold, like me, you better prepare some socks, extra blanket, and sweater, just in case, because at night, the weather may be quite cold and affect the temperature of the room as well”
 of 5 bubbles riskahasan, 14 May 2013 | Read review
“This is not a party hostel. They have only one room for 10 people, which is very good if you want to stay relaxed.”
 of 5 bubbles AmriP, 11 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the window because a lot of light comes in that big window”
 of 5 bubbles ZachH914, 27 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Book early to avoid disappointment! They were booked out on one of the nights that I was interested in staying, but when learning this, Win drove me to another hostel that I could stay in :)”
 of 5 bubbles Amaryanne, 18 Dec 2012 | Read review
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