Cozy Chiang Mai Cottage Airbnbs You Can Definitely Afford

All under PHP2,500 a night!

Tucked in lush forested foothills, Chiang Mai is a land of misty mountains and colorful hill tribes that was once the seat of the Lanna Kingdom. It has a charming rural atmosphere and a blissfully laid-back vibe — the complete opposite of Thailand’s more popular tourist destinations. Mark your stay in this city-slash-province by staying in cozy cottages that’s worth your every penny. Here are our top Airbnb picks that you can definitely afford.

This sunny space

PHP1,846 | 3 Guests | Book Here
Amenities: Wireless Internet, Breakfast, Kitchen

Be greeted by sunlight crawling into your bedroom first thing in the morning, and breathe in the fresh air from the verdant rice farm surrounding Chiang Mai Lanna Sunrise Farmstay. This fully-furnished two-story grass roof cottage is the perfect place to stay if you want to have a memorable farming experience in the Kingdom of a Million Ricefields (“Lanna” in Thai) or just want to kick back and relax.

This quiet outdoorsy crib

PHP1,746 | 2 Guests | Book Here
Amenities: Wireless Internet | Kitchen | Air conditioning | TV

A spot in the city that guarantees some peace and quiet, Cozy House is situated at the foot of Doi Suthep Mountain and is a convenient lodging option if you want to explore both the modern and ancient attractions of Chiang Mai. Grab your comfiest walking shoes or rent out a bicycle as shops, nature trails, and temples are just a few minutes away from this house.

This rustic residence

PHP1,497 | 2 Guests | Book Here
Amenities: Wireless Internet, Air conditioning, Kitchen, Washer

A wooden house furnished with Chiang Mai’s prized product, teak, Guest House in the Trees is everything its name suggests — a close-to-nature experience you won’t soon forget. A 20-minute bus ride away from the city, it’s your best bet if you want to skip the hustle and bustle of the city center and just wish to unwind after a long day of exploring the area.

This Chiang Mai charmer

PHP2,395 | 2 Guests | Book Here
Amenities: Wireless Internet, Kitchen, Pool, Air conditioning

Feel right at home in this authentic Lanna style garden house, where traditional meets contemporary. Set in a natural environment, it has a perfectly-maintained garden and a small saltwater pool if you’re in the mood to take a dip. Going on a little adventure in town? Use one of their bicycles for free!

This pristine property

PHP 1,946 | 6 Guests | Book Here
Amenities: Wireless Internet, Kitchen, Pool, Air conditioning

This might just be one of the best and most affordable teak house accommodations in Chiang Mai. The Ricebarn is a tranquil abode nestled in a luscious green garden. If your travel plans include spending a day with elephants or learning more about Thai cuisine before capping off your day in this beautiful house, then your hosts will be glad to arrange those activities for you.

This home away from home

PHP2,245 | 2 Guests | Book Here
Amenities: Wireless Internet, TV, Air conditioning, Kitchen

Described as the perfect retreat for nature lovers, this hand crafted teak house on the foothills of Doi Suthep Mountain offers you a tree-top room with a 360-degree view of its surroundings — a blissfully green paradise. It’s a mere 10 minutes away from the city center, allowing you to have more time in your hands for little adventures in the area.

What are your favorite Chiang Mai listings? Post them in the comments!

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Andy Flores

Andy Flores

Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.