My favourite hotel in Chiang Mai: Sunshine House

Last updated: June 21st, 2018 | in Chiang Mai | Northern Thailand | Traveling

There are countless of nice boutique hotels in Chiang Mai and that makes it quite difficult to make a good pick. The hotel should ideally be situated close to the old city walls (where some of Chiang Mai’s main attractions can be found), while not being too central and right next to one of the bustling nightlife spots so you can sleep well. And then of course it should provide clean and modern rooms with all the necessary amenities.

Sunshine House is the hotel I have stayed at during my recent visit to Chiang Mai and I couldn’t have made a better choice.

Chiang Mai Sunshine House 2

It’s a five storey building and while the upper floors have serviced apartments for long time rental, the hotel rooms are located on the first, second and third floor. There are 31 rooms and they are divided into two types: Double Bed and Twin Bed. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, LCD TV with cable, warm shower, refrigerator and wireless internet access.

Chiang Mai Sunshine House 1

Chiang Mai Sunshine House 4

Some of the hotel’s amenities include a coin washing machine, coin drying machine, microwave, and dishwasher sink which are available in the central room. The lobby is small but very neat and comfortable, they have daily newspapers for the guests to read including the Bangkok Post. And there is one computer which you may use for free for 30 minutes per day.

Chiang Mai Sunshine House 3

If you want to explore Chiang Mai with your own vehicle, motorcycle rental is also available at Sunshine House with rates starting at 250 Baht per 24 hours for a standard scooter. Nearby restaurants: If you walk out of the hotel and turn left, after 30 meters there’s a really nice vegetarian restaurant to your left. If you walk out of the hotel and turn right, after 50 meters there’s a really nice Thai restaurant to your right that serves delicious northern Thai dishes.

If you are planning a trip to Chiang Mai and looking for a nice boutique hotel, I definitely Sunshine House. It’s great value for money and the staff around manager Khun Nee makes sure you have a nice stay there. Everyone speaks good English and they can give you all the information you need for exploring Chiang Mai the best possible way.

Hint for single male travelers: This hotel is bachelor friendly ;)

Sunshine House: more information & booking

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10 Comments on "My favourite hotel in Chiang Mai: Sunshine House"

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Sam
Sam

i just booked 2 nights here myself. thanks for the recommendation. the ladies that maintain the rooms are pretty cute themselves :) its kind of far from Zoe in Yellow and Foxy Lady but it will do. Thanks again!

Sam
Sam

Where are the red light districts in Chiang Mai? I’m trying to book my hotel accordingly but didn’t know where the red light district is. Thanks!

Sam
Sam

you sir are living the life! my first time in thailand and i am loving it so far! bangkok, koh samui, phuket and now in chiang mai. dreading the day i have to go home!

Al
Al

Hey, how is the Internet connection at the Sunshine House hotel? Is it stable and fast?
Thanks.