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400 metres from Tha Pae Gate, Paapu House is located in Chiang Mai and provides free WiFi and a ticket service. This property is set a short distance from attractions such as Wat Chiang Man and Three Kings Monument. Situated in the Chiang Mai Old Town district, the property is within 700 metres of City Art & Cultural Centre. At the property, each room is fitted with a desk. Rooms are fitted with a shared bathroom. Warorot Market is 700 metres from Paapu House. The nearest airport is Chiang Mai International Airport, 4 km from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

Paapu House has been welcoming guests since 4 Nov 2016.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Chiang Mai, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Chiang Mai
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  • Anke
    This guesthouse is absolutely stunning. The decorations are so lovely and they create an instant feeling of home and comfort. I booked one night and ended up staying 8 nights. The owner Paapu is also super sweet, when I arrived in the early...
  • Rod
    I've stayed in so many places over the years. For me, it has always been the staff, the host or the owners of the accommodation that make all the difference. It is very easy to see when people love what they are doing and are passionate about...
  • Estelle
    Everyting ! Amazing vibe, I felt like home, thanks Paapu for your warm welcoming. My bedroom was clean and so comfy and the food is delicious.
  • Jessie
    I had a much needed rest at Paapu's house. I was very ill when I arrived in Thailand and this was the best place I could have been. Really gives you a home comfort feel and Paapu was so kind in accommodating extra needs. The rooms are very comfy...
  • Sergeja
    So, so, wonderful! I liked it so much… I felt here like at home. So warm environment with kind people, Paapu is such a warm person;-) …lovely rooms and the whole atmosphere was relaxing. I took a root dang (local “taxi”) from Arcade bus station to...
  • Gin
    My favorite place to stay in thailand so far, Paapu was fantastic she had great recommendations around Chiang Mai and was always available to help with any questions, the house is beautiful, well located and the rooms were clean and comfortable....
  • Thi
    Paapu is a very helpful and super friendly host - she proactively introduced the nice places we should visit. When I asked for the extra fan because it was hot in the room at night. She immediately provided it and also helped us call the grab...
  • Charlotte
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The place is chill and cosy, but it's also lively and fun. It's quite small so it's easy to feel at home, with a lot of thoughtful details and personal touches. Lots of bright colours, fresh flowers, and live music create a super nice atmosphere,...
  • Nick
    Paapu is such a great host, very kind and generous and makes you feel at home right away. Everything is very clean and it’s a very charming space. I particularly liked the back deck that stays cool from the sun all day, and is a nice quiet spot...
  • Léna
    Everything. Paapu is so kind and pays attention to details. I love the decoration. You feel at home . ❤️

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, guest can leave their luggages in the property with no charge.
    Answered on 14 May 2022
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Paapu House is situated at a busy road in the city centre. At nights though traffic is low. The rooms in the back are more calm.
    Answered on 14 May 2022
  • Hi, do you have double bed options instead of twin bed?

    We have 2 rooms with queensize bed, one with fan, one with aircon, but because of the relatively small size of the room we only offer them for single use
    Answered on 8 February 2023
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    The house hosting live music (acoustic) every Thursday 7-11pm. On Sunday afternoons we host a Djembe group, open to everybody.
    Answered on 25 November 2022
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Yes. with shampoo and shower gel provided in shared bathroom.
    Answered on 14 May 2022

Managed by Paapu

Company review score: 10Based on 76 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Thank you for choosing to stay @ PaaPu House in Chiang mai. Please be aware that I run this guesthouse by myself, therefore I do not have a concierge. Can you please inform me of your estimated time of arrival ASAP. This allows me to leave the house to get supplies etc. Typically check in is at 2pm & check out is 12:00 pm How to find PaaPu House, the address is: 98 Chaiyaphoom Road, (near Wat Chai Sriphum), Chang moi District, Amphur Maung, Chiang Mai 50300 In Thai; ป้าปูเฮาส์ 98 ถนนชัยภูมิ (ใกล้วัดชัยศรีภูมิ) ต. ช้างม่อย, อ. เมือง จ. เชียงใหม่ 50300 If you would like us to arrange your transfer, please let me know. I look forward to hosting you soon. Sincerely, Paapu

Property information

PaaPu House - your home in Chiang Mai! Small, intimate B&B in the very heart of Chiang Mai. Great value & Friendly service. Convenient, Comfortable, Private, Clean, and Hygienic. You will find our rooms to be clean, comfortable & cosy. We take pride in our appearance & reputation. Paapu has a large social room downstairs where travelers can enjoy fantastic coffee, breakfast & exchange stories.

Neighbourhood information

PaaPu House locate in the middle of Chiang Mai. Here guests can easily explore Chiang Mai on foot! If walking is not for you, there are so many transport options in Chiang Mai and close to my house. We have local red & yellow trucks to take you to the near by attractions as well as buses, grab taxi, & of course Tuk Tuks's! Warorot (China town) - is a 15 mins walk away or 30 baht by local transport. From here you can easily explore the riverfront as well. This area is famous for great food. There are hundreds of little streets to explore that are filled with small restaurants, cafes & street food..... oh did I mention the temples?! Chiang Mai has so many beautiful Temples. In fact you can find a temple on almost every street! Doi Inthanon - The views from this mountain are incredible! Sunsets are fairy tale magical! The park is full of amazing scenery, rivers, birds, mountains etc. Doi Suthep - This is one of Thailand's most famous Temples. I can easily arrange a friendly driver for you. Elephant tour - Enjoy the best day ever on your vacation where Elephants are...Loved and Respected Wat Umong - This temple is in a series of underground tunnels.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings *

Facilities of Paapu House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Alarm clock
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Thai

House rules

Paapu House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 22:00


From 06:00 to 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Paapu House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Paapu House

  • Room options at Paapu House include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single

  • The prices at Paapu House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Paapu House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Walking tours

  • Check-in at Paapu House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Paapu House is 0.8 miles from the centre of Chiang Mai. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.