Wondering where to stay in Pai? There is no shortage of reasonably priced backpacker style accommodation in Pai.
However, if you are a flashpacker in South East Asia and want a step up in quality from the traditional backpacker style accommodation in Pai – where do you stay?
Where to Stay in Pai? The Best Accommodation in Pai Revealed!
While we like to treat ourselves to luxury from time to time, when traveling on a longer vacation, we fall into the flashpacker market.
By our definition, a flashpacker is a person who likes private, clean & comfortable accommodation at a reasonable price.
What do we look for in Flashpacker Accommodation in Pai?
- Clean & comfortable with modern furnishings;
- Fast & reliable wifi;
- A good location;
- A reasonable price; and
- Helpful owners.
If this is what you are looking for as well, we found the perfect place to stay in Pai!
Accommodation Pai – Where to stay in Pai for Flashpackers?
The Pai accommodation market is flooded with options for hippy backpackers who congregate in the area.
However, if you look hard enough you will find that there are a few good accommodation choices in Pai for flashpackers.
We stayed at the Pril Pai Guesthouse and were very happy with our choice of accommodation in Pai.
We believe this little gem truly has to be one of Pai’s best kept hidden secrets.
Where to stay in Pai? Pril Pai Guesthouse – One of Pai’s hidden secrets
If you are a flashpacker searching for where to stay in Pai then look no further.
In our opinion, Pril Pai guesthouse is one of the best accommodation available in Pai for its price to quality ratio.
The accommodation is not only located in a lush countryside setting but it is close to town and has clean and very comfortable rooms.
The rate you pay at also includes breakfast, free coffee and water all day!
On top of all of the above, the guesthouse has fast wifi connection.
If you are a digital nomad looking for accommodation in Pai or simply want to stream a movie at night, you will love it here.
Accommodation Pai: Pril Pai Guesthouse
The Guesthouse has 9 adorable cottage style bungalows.
The owners of slowly built the guest house from the ground up, ensuring each bungalow was built to a very high standard before building the next.
The cottage bungalows at Pril Pai Guesthouse
The cottage bungalows are so adorable that even the pickiest of guests will be satisfied with their accommodation choice.
The cottages are clean, comfortable and complete with a pretty cool outdoor rain shower. Don’t worry though, the shower is still totally private!
If you want to be environmentally friendly, this is the perfect option as the cottage bungalows are fan operated. Pai has a cool climate so most days air conditioning is not necessary.
The cottage bungalows at Pril Pai guesthouse are also very reasonably priced even in high season. In high season, the rate of the cottages is 800 THB ($24 USD).
For the bargain hunters out there, in low season (between April to September) you can stay for a steal as the owner discounts the bungalows up to 50%.
To find out the current rates of cottage bungalows during your dates click here.
The Deluxe Bungalows at Pril Pai Guesthouse
The deluxe bungalows at Pril Pai guesthouse are a very comfortable accommodation choice in Pai. They are modern, spacious and have gorgeous wood furnishings throughout.
For hot summer days, they are also fitted with air conditioning units for that little bit of extra comfort.
We stayed in a deluxe bungalow while at and would highly recommend spending a little extra money if you have the budget as the deluxe bungalows give you that little bit of extra luxury.
In high season, the rate of the deluxe bungalows is 1,300 THB ($39 USD) a night or 2,000 THB ($60 USD) for a deluxe family bungalow.
As with the cottage bungalows, the owner discounts the bungalows up to 50% in low season from April to September.
To check out the current rates of deluxe bungalows at Pril Pai Guesthouse click here.
Accommodation Pai: Jikko Harem Pai
Jikko Harem Pai is the sister hotel of Pril Pai Guesthouse. We were invited to take a look around Jikko Harem by the owner of Pril Pai Guesthouse.
This Moroccan ‘arabian nights’ themed hotel has just recently opened in a new hipster area of Pai.
The Moroccan themed design of Jikko Harem totally blew us away. It is the type of hotel that would be the envy of your friends on instagram.
Jikko Harem is surrounded by retro coffee shops and interesting restaurants. Despite it being located in a newly constructed area, the hotel is still in walking distance to the centre of Pai.
The accommodation at Jikko Harem Pai
Jikko Harem is a large hotel with many guest rooms, a bar & a rooftop area with a fantastic countryside view.
We toured the budget guest room and the deluxe guest room at Jikko Harem.
The budget rooms at Jikko Harem Pai
The budget rooms at Jikko Harem are quite small but they still meet our flashpacker requirements as they were very clean and comfortable.
These rooms be ideal for a couple traveling on a budget or a group of friends traveling together in Pai.
If you are someone who cannot live without air-conditioning, you will be happy to know that even the budget rooms at Jikko Harem are air conditioned.
Click here to see the current rates of budget rooms at Jikko Harem during your dates.
The deluxe ‘Arabian night’ rooms at Jikko Harem Pai
We were both extremely impressed with the deluxe rooms at Jikko Harem.
The ‘Arabian night’ themed deluxe room was very luxurious complete with a Moroccan themed pink lounge, work desk & mini bar area.
Click here to see the current rates of deluxe rooms at Jikko Harem during your dates.
We hope this post helped you pick accommodation in Pai. If you are traveling to Pai and need some help deciding where to stay, drop us a comment below.
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Disclaimer – This trip was sponsored and made possible by Pril Pai Guesthouse. However, it does not in any way influence our views or opinions of the experience. Our review is 100% honest and a true reflection of our experience.