The best, most beautiful and cheapest hotels in Chiang Mai are located within the area of the ancient wall. This area, full of soi or small alleys and formerly pedestrian offers a number of small hotels, guest houses and hostels for all tastes … from very basic or simple things to more quality things but all at a good price and with all kinds of services such as travel agency, laundry, restaurant, wifi, even some with small roof bar to spend the afternoon and discuss the day’s adventures with other backpackers after visiting the city or the surroundings.
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HOW TO FIND CHEAP ACCOMMODATION IN CHIANG MAI
The best thing about this area apart from being able to find cheap accommodation is that you can visit the most important temples in the city, places like Wat Sri Suphan, Wat Chiang Man and Wat Phra Singh considered the most important in the city.
On Sundays you can enjoy the Walking Street and to relax after a good day of long walk there is nothing better than having a massage at the Women’s Penitentiary or sitting and watching the river as it gets dark.
If you want to know another type of cheap accommodation in Chiang Mai consult our guide:
GUIDE TO CHEAP ACCOMMODATION IN CHIANG MAI
LIKE GOING TO THE AANIGUA ZONE OR CHIANG MAI WALL ZONE
You can get to the wall from both the Bus Station , Train Station and Chiang Mai International Airport by taxi or tuk tuk (in this case not from the airport). If you go alone, you will surely be able to share the trip with other backpackers like you.
If you don’t come too tired compare several places before choosing accommodation. You can find real bargains and a lot of variety within a few meters.
If you travel to Chiang Mai in November during the Loy Krathong celebration, try to have your accommodation already booked. You should do the same if you are in April during the Songkran or Thai New Year celebration.
Lose yourself in the alleys or soi, there you can find real quiet corners and enjoy the daily life of the local people.