Where to sleep in Mai Chau? The Mai Chau hotel guide
- on Feb 25, 2020       By: BN
Are you planning to go to Mai Chau to get rid of the urban hubbub and discover the Thai and Muong dances around the houses on stilts? The peaceful Mai Chau village of Hoa Binh is perfect for spending unforgettable moments over a few days in a group or family. Are you looking for good places to stay in Mai Chau? Luxury hotel, budget hotel or homestay, what is your style? Get inspired by this selection of accommodation types in Mai Chau which helps make your stay unforgettable.
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Mai Chau HideAway
Address: Suoi Luon village, Tan Mai ward, Mai Chau
Price: 110 - 150 USD room per night
If you are looking for a dream destination to spend a stay in the natural setting of Hoa Binh, do not hesitate, Mai Chau HideAway is for you.
You will appreciate its dream location as it is the only resort located in the heart of Hoa Binh Lake, known as a particular tourist attraction in the region. Its five houses on stilts designed with lots of charm from the mountainous ethnic groups of the North: Muong, Thai, Dao and Hmong will provide you with great comfort and very pleasant moments. Take advantage of this haven of freshness to taste tasty typical Thai dishes that will awaken your taste buds.
You will like: the discovery of the cultural particularities of the Thai, Muong, Dao and Hmong ethnic groups which reign in its 5 houses on stilts and also its superb infinity pool.
Activities: cooking class, yoga and spa, kayaking on Hoa Binh Lake.
Address: Chieng Chau village, Mai Chau
Price: 120 - 150 USD per room per night
Located in the mountains and rice fields as far as the eye can see, this refuge dedicated to total relaxation will delight any holidaymaker. The 17 luxurious and very well-kept rooms of Sol Bungalows, its restaurant offering traditional and exotic recipes and its lush gardens will surely make your stay in Mai Chau unique and exclusive.
You will like: its outdoor swimming pool surrounded by greenery and its children's playground and its restaurant “Place de la Sol” offering a wide choice of mountain culinary specialities.
Activities: cycling, hiking.
Mai Chau Ecolodge
Address: Na Thia village, Na Phon ward, Mai Chau
Price: 100 - 140 USD per room per night
No doubt one of the best hotels in Mai Chau, Mai Chau Ecolodge offers 21 bungalows made up of 43 rooms finely decorated in a traditional style of the Thai ethnic group. Surrounded by an idyllic natural setting and inspired by an old village with typical architecture, the area offers all the comfort of a star structure for your well-being. From here you have easy access to the Pom Coong and Lac villages located 500 metres and 1 kilometre from the hotel.
You will like: its outdoor swimming pool which is great for young and old, its bar with sublime views of the mountains and the traditional spectacle of Thai dancers.
Activities: traditional dance, walking, cycling, cooking classes, spa...
Mai Chau Villas
Address: Cha Lang village, Mai Hich ward
Price: 48 - 95 USD room per night
Nestled in the heart of the Cha Lang valley, this corner promises absolute tranquillity and a breath of fresh air for its location being a bit far from the villages. Mai Chau Villas is a good choice for cheap accommodation in Mai Chau. You can choose one of ten cute villas overlooking the beautiful forest and green rice fields.
Activities: cycling, fishing and hiking.
Mai Chau Lodge
Address: Mai Chau city
Price: 52 - 105 USD per room per night
Ideally located in the heart of the peaceful Mai Chau valley, this place makes you forget the daily hassles to recharge your batteries as close as possible to nature and meet friendly locals. Mai Chau Lodge has 16 comfortable rooms, beautifully decorated with traditional Thai colours, each overlooking the mountains or the valley. This haven of peace is only one kilometre from Lac and Poom Coong villages.
Activities: cycling, long hiking, kayaking and climbing.
Mai Chau Sunset Boutique
Address: Poom Coong village, Mai Châu
Price: 60 - 65 USD per room per night
An equally attractive alternative to staying at the affordable price at Mai Chau is Mai Chau Sunset Boutique which has a good rating on Booking and Agoda. A subtle taste combining western and oriental, bamboo furniture, brocade decorations and a friendly atmosphere, everything is combined in its 18 rooms to make you enjoy the relaxing moments.
Activities: bike rental
Mai Chau Valley View
Address: Mai Chau town
Price: between 30 and 35 USD per room per night
This accomodation, run by a white Thai, is well appreciated by a number of travellers both for its good price and for its relaxed and warm atmosphere. Located 600 metres from the Lac village, one kilometre from the Mai Chau market and the bus station, Mai Chau Valley View has twenty rooms overlooking immense rice fields and offering satisfactory service.
If you wish to live an authentic experience with a local family, it is quite possible, especially in the villages of Mai Chau namely Lac, Pom Coong, Buoc and Mai Hich.
With around thirty large houses on stilts available, the Lac village offers the most possibilities of spending the night in a traditional Thai dwelling. Clean, airy and offering decent comfort, each is able to fit from 40 to almost 100 people. Separated by a curtain, each mattress is fitted with a blanket and pillow. For those who travel in large groups, this option is, therefore, the most economical.
General price of a house on stilts
+ Around 150,000 VND or 7 USD per person per night with a meal.
Homestay suggestion in the Lac village: Houses on stilts no. 01, 02, 05, 19, 28...
Private rooms are also available there at between 200,000 and 300,000 VND person per night.
Note: to compare, Pom Coong village is quieter than its neighbour, Lac village.
This kind of stay is more recent in the Mai Hich village, about ten kilometres from the Lac village. Two good places we offer to stay in Mai Hich are Tu Diep Homestay and Nhung Thuyen Homestay.
Price of Tu Diep Homestay
Accommodation: 80,000 VND or 4 USD per person per night
Lunch + dinner: 150,000 VND or 7 USD per person
Private room: 500,000 VND or 22 USD per night with breakfast
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