Best Places for Backpackers in Pai, Thailand.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Pai, Thailand.

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Top 50 hostels in Pai, Thailand.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Pai, Thailand.

1
Mont Goei Pai

100 /100

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Mont Goei Pai

Mon Goey Pai offers modern air-conditioned Thai bungalows with a balcony, situated in a popular area of Mae Hong Son. A 5-minute ride to the hip Walking Street. Mon Goey Pai is a 10-minute drive to Santichon Village, an area occupied by Chinese immigrants filled with rich history and culture. Mo...
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Pai Backpacker Meeting Place

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Pai Backpacker Meeting Place

Welcome to Pai Backpacker Meeting Place. Join our fun & friendly family. Relax in your cozy courtyard overlooking Pai and the beautiful surrounding hills. Have a drink and some food in our open terrace upstairs Bar. Enjoy your new home! Lounging in hammocks, practicing daily Free Yoga, weekly...
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Pai River Jam Hostel

100 /100

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Pai River Jam Hostel

At Pai jam we treat our guests like family. Our place is a paradise along the riverbed. 2 minutes from the walking street but just far enough from the city sounds . Feel at ease in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, with fire side jam sessions every night. All guest are welcome to use our...
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Pai Way

97 /100

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Pai Way

Pai way at Pai province Maehongsorn is a friendly hostel, just open on 12 Jan 2018. We have 2 rooms with 18 beds in capsule with air condition. One room has 12 bed only for women. Another room has 6 beds for both men and women. Located near walking street, 1 minute walk only, Pai Way is only 5...
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Brick House Hostel Pai

95 /100

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Brick House Hostel Pai

We have young and exciting Management Team operating our Brick House Hostels. So, welcome to Brick House Hostel Pai. Enjoy our effortlessly social atmosphere or get some much-needed relaxation in our beautiful gardens. Our large, bungalow dorm rooms are backpacker-friendly and are perfect for...
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Yawning Fields Guesthouse

95 /100

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Yawning Fields Guesthouse

Amazing mountain and rice field views and rustic bamboo bungalows. Nature abounds at the Yawning Fields. Friendly service, great food, great value, relaxation and a good night's sleep are what we aim for. Some perks include: -Free wireless internet, reaches to most rooms -Free water refil...
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La Mom Hostelo

94 /100

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La Mom Hostelo

La Mom Hostelo is a modern boutique style Hostel with a friendly and sociable atmosphere in a great down town location. We have tried our best to develop this to please and make our customers feel comfy along with a stylish design, superb hospitality and an affordable stay for both individual and gr...
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Nusha Homestay

93 /100

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Nusha Homestay

Nusha Homestay features cute bungalows in a very peaceful garden - real natural (never hot) atmosphere. We also provide halal meals. We grow some vegetables, fruits like strawberries and melons and flowers by ourselves. You will love our garden. We have 4 huts with shared bathroom and own sm...
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9
Nine House

92 /100

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Nine House

Nine House is a home-feeling hostel with quiet and beautiful circumstance. The property is also with convenient location, only 10 minutes walking to the main street in Pai where the bus station and restaurants are located. The hostel is in a traditional Thai style building made by teakwood. There...
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10
Green Hostel and Skate Park

92 /100

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Green Hostel and Skate Park

Welcome to Green Hostel and Skatepark. We are located in a quiet neighborhood as close as you can get to the action without being in it . Food , bar , motorbike rental and shopping just around the corner. Fully equipped with a Skatepark (open daily from 11:00 to 21:00). Free skateboards for our...
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11
Pai Yard Guesthouse

92 /100

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Pai Yard Guesthouse

Our guesthouse is located in a peaceful location just 1.3km from the bus station and walking street. Raised above the town we have views across the valley from where you can see the famous 'White Buddha' and the beautiful mountain range, with great sunrises if you are an early riser ! We have...
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Common Grounds Pai

92 /100

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Common Grounds Pai

Common Grounds Pai is a Backpacker Hostel & Hangout in Pai City Center A social backpacker hostel in the best location in town, Common Grounds Pai is the place to be to meet & bond with fellow travelers. During the day, we often have awesome things to do together like day trips around Pai to see...
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13
Baan Aomsin Resort

91 /100

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Baan Aomsin Resort

Baan Aomsin is located in Pai. Situated 900 m from Pai Night Market, and AYA, it offers simple rooms with free WiFi. The property is 1 km from Pai Bus Terminal and 2.6 km from Wat Phra That Mae Yan. Chiang Mai International Airport is 87 km away. Local dining outlets can be found around the p...
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Baan Mai Sak

91 /100

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Baan Mai Sak

Baan Mai Sak is a homestay-base dormitory hostel that stay right central in the town. It offers mixed room and female room, both featuring shared bathroom with hot shower outside the room. Free Wi-Fi and free coffee & tea is available on site. Quiet and chill shared lounge is provided for everyone....
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Vimarnkiri Resort

91 /100

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Vimarnkiri Resort

Welcome to our perfect harmonious resort in Pai. Welcome to The mountain heaven !! Vimarnkiri resort made in 2011, It is an escape into the heavenly nature and countryside of Pai. Here you will be living among Mother Nature, the rice fields and mountains of Pai. If you are lucky enough to wake up...
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UP2U Guesthouse

90 /100

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UP2U Guesthouse

UP2U Guesthouse is situated near the Pai river, only 0.5 km from the heart of the row of town, but not enough, has its own charm. Our main structure of the house was a huge gold teak structure, lush gardens and attic, where you can rest on the mat or hammock, you can go to the river to swim, sunbath...
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Deejai Pai Backpackers

90 /100

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Deejai Pai Backpackers

Deejai Pai Backpackers is a brand new colonial style hostel situated on the edge of our very own rice fields. We are a vibrant social hostel with the best panorama views of the sunset. Check out our Insta for more pictures @deejaipai. Stay 5 nights get 1 free in either Pai or our sister hostel in Ch...
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18
PaiHostelle (Female Only)

90 /100

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PaiHostelle (Female Only)

PaiHostelle is the female only hostel. We are located in the center of Pai next to night walking street. it is very easy to go anywhere in Pai by walking. We are in walking distance to the walking street, bus station, 7-Eleven, etc. We offer only 1 dorm room with 12 beds for Female Only. So if y...
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Hummingbird Hostel

90 /100

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Hummingbird Hostel

The Hummingbird spirit animal symbolizes the enjoyment of life, and lightness of being. We are new in town and we have made a traditional Thai house our home. It is a clear canvas that needs your love, art, music and happiness to fill it with colour. So, come as you are, and we will welcome you in w...
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Happy House Backpackers

90 /100

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Happy House Backpackers

Happy House Backpackers is a chilled but very social family run hostel with a homely vibe - we live where we work, we love where we live, and we take a break at 4:20pm everyday. Pai is a unique place and we want to help you make the most out of your stay in Northern Thailand. Whether you want to do...
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21
The Jazz House

89 /100

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The Jazz House

The Jazz House is nestled in the heart of Pai, a 5-minute walk from the bus station and 1-minute from the river. The AC dorm is complete with comfortable beds and western restrooms. During the day, you can relax in one of many hammocks and watch the trees dance in the wind or go for an adventure...
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Prilpai Guesthouse

89 /100

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Prilpai Guesthouse

Prilpai Guesthouse offers small, warm and comfortable accommodation in Tumbol Mae Hi just outside Pai city center. Every room has a terrace and views of the mountains, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom. The Deluxe room and Family room have...
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Juno Hostel Pai

89 /100

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Juno Hostel Pai

Juno Hostel is located in Pai town just 5 minute away from the bus station and from here you can go to various destinations around Pai. Our Hostel also surrounded with a range of services and amenities all within 150 m Post Office/Fresh Market/Restaurants/24-Hour Convenient stores for all you daily...
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Hugga Pai

89 /100

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Hugga Pai

Welcome to Hugga Pai. Hugga Pai offers cozy accommodations in Pai - perfect choice for everyone. We are located in the central of Pai - only a few steps away from night market walking street where is our guests' favorite part of Pai. We have twin rooms, double rooms and dormitory rooms - depen...
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The Mountain View Guesthouse

87 /100

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The Mountain View Guesthouse

The Mountain View Guesthouse is a small backpacker friendly guest house set on a large plot of land with lots of trees overlooking Pai town. The Mountain View Guesthouse has 10 simple bungalows with private bathrooms. It offers a quiet spot to relax while only being a short scooter ride away fro...
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Breeze of Pai Guesthouse

87 /100

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Breeze of Pai Guesthouse

Breeze of Pai guesthouse Magical Garden in the town. Breeze of Pai guesthouse is best location in town hand have many backpacker every night Good place to be to meet and bond with travelers. Motorbike rental and tour information. We have private rooms and bungalows. -Private room twin bed...
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Suandoi Backpacker Resort

86 /100

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Suandoi Backpacker Resort

Make sure you have read room details below clearly before you make a reservation. No pickup service after 5 pm. .................................................................................................................................................................. Dear wanderlust ba...
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Pai In The Sky Hostel

86 /100

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Pai In The Sky Hostel

Pai In The Sky Hostel is hidden in a small alley next to Pai Bus Station and walking street of Pai center. We offer comfortable 12 private rooms and 1 mixed dorm with 22 beds. The dorm is in wooden style with own curtain at each bed to keep privacy for you. The dorm has cooling fans around the...
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Slow life Sabaidee Pai Bed & Breakfast

85 /100

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Slow life Sabaidee Pai Bed & Breakfast

Slow life Sabaidee Pai Bed & Breakfast is locate at Pai City. The location is Wednesday market, which is very easy to find. Around here have a lot of local restaurants, coffee shop, bars and very good Mountain View. Slow life Sabaidee Pai Bed & Breakfast has 2 private bedrooms, 2 mixed dorms tota...
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Super Joe Homestay

85 /100

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Super Joe Homestay

Super Joe Homestay is located close to the center of the beautiful village Pai. It is perfect for short or long term stays. We offer clean and comfortable double and dormitory rooms. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms and common areas, private bathrooms in all rooms and cozy lounge area with garden...
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Spicypai Backpackers

85 /100

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Spicypai Backpackers

Spice up your Pai Spicy Pai Opened its doors on 7th Aug 2011, Spicypai has introduced the best social hostel with amazing natural surrounding into this lovely small town. Spicypai Backpackers is one of our master pieces. We created this hostel from scratch. Stunning view, tree house style buil...
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Nadia House

84 /100

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Nadia House

Nadia House is a hostel in the middle of town. It is far from the bus station only 3 minute. Just 2 minute walking form street very cheap, clean and centrally located. Right off walking street, the wonderful couple that own the place are super friendly and will help you out whatever you need and...
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Jikko In Town Hostel

83 /100

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Jikko In Town Hostel

Jikko In Town is a hostel located at Pai walking street. Very Comfortable, Closed to everything and easy to go everywhere, Cozy, Clean and Safe. Stay at the best location right in the center, meet great staff and other travelers. Bed and Easy Breakfast like your easy lifestyles. But please respect...
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BB Hostel

83 /100

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BB Hostel

When visiting Pai, you'll feel right at home. At BB Hostel is a home feeling and relaxing place as it offers quality accommodation and great service. The property features 3 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include shared bathroom, Shared bath. The property's host of recreational...
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The Famous Pai Circus Hostel

83 /100

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The Famous Pai Circus Hostel

Circus hostel is a place like no other anywhere in the world! Since 2013 we have been the most booked hostel in Pai, a hostel known as the most popular place to meet great people and enjoy a good party. Circus is the only Hostel in Pai with a luxury view point infinity swimming pool with a mou...
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Baan Ing Na

83 /100

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Baan Ing Na

Baan Ing Na has 6 bungalows with Fans and 2 bungalows with Air conditioning. Every room has its own private bathroom with hot water. The rooms come with a fan, towels, wifi and private balconies. The bungalows are newly built and include mosquito nets. We offer comfortable, clean and safe accommo...
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Pai Cat Hut

82 /100

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Pai Cat Hut

Pai Cat Hut is in the heart of Pai city, surrounded by gardens and nature. If you are looking for accommodation in the heart of the city, Pai Cat Hut is your choice. You can use your vacation to stay in the lodge by reading sunbathing or memorizing beautiful pictures. In the morning, you can enjoy n...
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Monkey House 2

81 /100

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Monkey House 2

Monkey House 2 is at the heart of Pai but in a quiet area, just 800 m from walking street. We like to live in a quiet place surrounded by nature so we have a big garden with cocos, papaya, bananas and a lot of different plant. Our private rooms have A/C, close toilet bathroom inside the room, and...
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Tribal Pai Backpackers

80 /100

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Tribal Pai Backpackers

Join our Pai tribe! We’ve been accumulating tribe members since we opened our doors back in October 2016. We’ve come a long way since & continually endeavour to improve. We have our tribe actively involved in the development & transformation of Tribal Pai, striving to create the ultimate backpacker...
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Carrot On The Moon

80 /100

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Carrot On The Moon

Offering a comfortable stay like a home away from home, Carrot On The Moon Hostel is situated in the peaceful Pai. During their stay, guests can enjoy daily homemade breakfast as well as all-day complimentary tea, coffee and seasonal fruits in the common area. The garden has a seating area to cat...
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Buzzas Boutique Backpackers

80 /100

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Buzzas Boutique Backpackers

Buzzas is the perfect place to enjoy beautiful Pai in a small and welcoming hostel. We are a pleasant 10-minute walk away from the town center across from lush rice paddies. At Buzzas we live together as a sustainable local community, we have 3 beds in our dorm room that is quiet but social. Buzz...
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Purple Monkey Backpackers

80 /100

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Purple Monkey Backpackers

Purple Monkey Backpackers is the best party hostel in Pai. We are only a 3 minute walk to the main city center. We have an on-site bar and restaurant so if that's too far, no worries, we have everything you need just outside your door. We do weekly activities, such as beer pong tournaments, pub craw...
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Baan Kati Sod

79 /100

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Baan Kati Sod

Nestled in the heart of Mae Hi, Baan Kati Sod is an ideal spot from which to discover Pai. The hotel is not too far from the city center: just 1.8 Km away, and it normally takes about 15 minutes to reach the airport. No less exceptional is the hotel's easy access to the city's myriad attractions and...
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Paitopia

79 /100

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Paitopia

Paitopia is a newly renovated hostel situated in the middle of Pai rice fields. We have everything from budget fan dorms to superior family bungalows. Our huge in-ground pool boasts beautiful views of the Pai Mountains where you can enjoy a refreshing fruit shake or a delicious cocktail. Get out of...
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Jikko Harem

79 /100

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Jikko Harem

Beautiful Moroccan design hostel in Pai, located 1 km from Pai bus station and walking street. Jikko Harem is a hostel with impressive design, facilities and friendly service. You will enjoy free breakfast, barbecue facilities, pool table and bar in a garden. Staying in dorm ,you will get to...
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Charlie

79 /100

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Charlie's House

Charlie's House is located in Pai center right next to Pai night market walking street. You can walk from the bus station within 2 minutes. We offer 3 types of room, double room, twin room and triple room. All rooms are air-conditioning and provide private bathroom. If you want to rent a motorbik...
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Tony

74 /100

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Tony's Guesthouse Pai

Located just outside Pai town, Tony's Guesthouse is set in a peaceful garden perfect for short or long term stays. For those looking to enjoy the relaxing vibes Pai is famous for, we have stunning uninterrupted mountain views to enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets. We offer a range of rooms and...
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Baan Kon Pai

73 /100

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Baan Kon Pai

Ideal for fun and relaxation, Baan Kon Pai is located in the Pai City Center area of Pai. The hotel is not too far from the city center: just 0 km away, and it normally takes about 5 minutes to reach the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see desti...
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Darling View Point Bungalows

69 /100

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Darling View Point Bungalows

Darling View Point located 300 meter from the Walking street and Night market of the Pai city . After crossing the idyllic bamboo bridge from the busstation downward to the Ps and surrounding mountains.ai river a perfect antidote to the bustle of modern Thailand. We offer more than 30 rooms , bun...
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Huan Saran Guesthouse

69 /100

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Huan Saran Guesthouse

The best restaurants, chill-out bars and hang out places are just minutes away. The pai river bamboo bridge is 50 meters from the Guesthouse. The coolest bar’s with live music and party’s are just minutes walking away, so you can party but still will get a nice rest with the cool and fresh mounta...
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