Short Term Accommodation in Chiang Mai

Short Term Airbnb Accommodation in Chiang Mai

Finding Short Term Accommodation while you stay in Chiang Mai

Sak Yant Chiang Mai's Airbnb in the Nimman Area

Looking for short term accommodation in Chiang Mai?  Below we highlight the more popular areas and the advantages and disadvantages of each.  Both these unit's are modern and clean, and include an amazing soft bed, a shower beyond typical, 10 USB Chargers built into 5 Universal plugs (For any country), hot running water in bathroom and western height kitchen, WiFi, 42 inch Smart TV, Android TV Box and so many more features for a 5 Star stay for not much more than a room in the packed and crowded Old City.  Scan through the photos to have a really good look 🙂

 

See below for suggestions on what features are in each of Chiang Mai's areas, for other Airbnb or hotel and hostel bookings from the main online bookings websites

This is a lovely clean and well facilitated 2018 fully renovated unit that offers many high end features that do not come with a hotel or typical Airbnb.

Especially design for the digital traveler, the unit has a large working space for 2 people, Internet speed 10x faster than typical, 5 Universal plus for any device with 10 USB chargers for all your devices. Android TV Box, and the most incredible Bed and Shower you will find anywhere in Chiang Mai

Located on the 5th floor with elevator access and keypad door lock. Outside view overlooks trees with the city skyline. Special care has been given to provide an amazing place for the single or couple Digital Nomads or someone who just wants a few days of luxury and quiet while staying in Chiang Mai

This is a lovely clean and well facilitated 2018 fully renovated unit that offers many high end features that do not come with a hotel or typical Airbnb.

Especially design for the digital traveler, the unit has a large working space for 2 people, Internet speed 10x faster than typical, 5 Universal plus for any device with 10 USB chargers for all your devices. Android TV Box, and the most incredible Bed and Shower you will find anywhere in Chiang Mai

Located on the 11th floor with elevator access and keypad door lock. Outside view overlooks a main road and the Airport so you can get sidetracked watching the Planes take off. Special care has been given to provide an amazing place for the single Digital Nomad or someone who just wants a few days of luxury and quiet while staying in Chiang Mai

What Area to Stay in Chiang Mai

where to stay in Chiang Mai

There are 3 areas in Chiang Mai where the majority of new arrivals and tourist tend to populate, depending on their specific requirements. Following is a brief description of each area and the advantages and disadvantages.

 

Chiang Mai Old City:
One glance at a map and it’s easy to spot Chiang Mai’s Old City quarter, with its crumbling 700-year-old fortress wall and pretty moat forming a perfect square right in the heart of the city. This historical center contains much of what people come to Chiang Mai for: ancient temples, bustling markets, cheap guesthouses, cute boutiques and a never-ending supply of spas and Thai massage shops. The most popular place here is around Tha Pae Gate on the western side of the city, and this spot has the best access out to the highway circling the city too

Who is it For:
Travelers on a budget and backpackers
Families
Anybody wanting to be in the centre of Chiang Mai and close to the action
Those that need to walk to most attractions

What's Good:
Huge range of cheap guesthouses, hotels, restaurants, bars, markets, spas – you name it, it’s here
Easy access to most parts of the city
Many temples, museums and galleries
Sak Yant Chiang Mai is here

What's not so good:
The roads around the moat often see traffic jams during rush hour
Most commercialized area of the city
Hardly any large resort-style accommodation
Caters for budget traveler on the whole
Noisy at night

 

Nimman Area
The Nimman area is located to the east of the old city, and is a thriving and more upmarket area of town. This is the prime location chosen by the digital nomad community and has many better quality condos occupied by expats. Close to everything, including 3 shopping malls and many supermarkets the Nimmanhemin (Nimman) area and it’s surroundings is an inner city type vibe. Mostly Condo’s in this part of town, many new developments finishing each month waiting and ready for lease or purchase.

Who is it For:
Trendy young travelers
People who want to party
People who like shopping for unique new designs
Digital Nomads

What's Good:
Excellent boutique shopping
Vibrant nightlife
Convenient for the airport
Great value for money
Low night noise level
Easy access to main highways (and attractions outside the old city)

What's not so good:
Few cultural attractions
Traffic can be very slow
Not so good for budget travelers (many Expats live here)

 

Chang Kang Area
The Chang Kang area is located close to the Ping River, which has long been a favorite location for western styled restaurants and night life. It is also close to the red light district, and the tourist oriented Night Bizzare market. This area of town is populated by many single men, and has a much larger local population that speaks English.

Who is it For:
Shoppers
Those wanting to be located between Chiang Mai’s Riverside and Old City areas
Families and large groups

What's Good:
The night bazaar is a Chiang Mai 'must do'
Easy to reach both the Riverside and Old City
Lots of fun beer bars, most of which stay on the cleaner side of things
A few late night discos and clubs are good for Chiang Mai's night owls

What's not so good:
Not many cultural attractions
Crowded
Sexpat heavy