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10 Best Coworking Spaces in Chiang Mai

10 Best Coworking Spaces in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a major hotspot for digital nomads, thanks to its wonderful weather, friendly vibe, authentic feel, and fantastic food. So, in addition to the almost endless things to see and do here, it makes sense that there are plenty of great coworking spaces in Chiang Mai too.

I spent several months living in Chiang Mai and it’s a super-productive place to meet new people and enjoy a totally different culture. In fact, I’d go back tomorrow without hesitation.

The best workspaces in Chiang Mai are scattered around the city, so you’re never too far away from somewhere to set up shop. But, which are worth it, and why? Let’s find out.

Best Coworking Spaces in Chiang Mai

There are plenty of places to work from in Chiang Mai, so whether you’re a cafe or coworking type, you’ll be spoilt for choice. I never had any problems with the internet in Chiang Mai; in fact, I found it pretty high quality and most coworking spaces have high-speed connections to support your productivity.

But, like anything in life, there are great spots in Chiang Mai and some that don’t offer what they claim. I worked in quite a few different spaces during my time in the city, so I have a pretty decent understanding of where to head to, and where to avoid. Here are my top recommendations:

1. Yellow Coworking Space

digital nomad set up

Yellow Coworking Space is probably the most popular coworking space in Chiang Mai. It’s located in Nimman, and so is pretty easy to reach from most parts of the city. I liked the laid-back vibe in this space, and they have weekly social evenings.

The decor is bright and vibrant, and there are plenty of spaces for collaboration, which is encouraged. I found the staff really helpful, and they all speak English, so you can ask for whatever you need and know that you’ll be understood.

I also liked that there’s an on-site cafe so you can grab a coffee or lunch while you’re there, without having to venture outside. Overall, I found Yellow Coworking Space a really productive place to be.

Address: 16 2 Nimmanahaeminda Road, Tambon Su Thep, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

There are various membership options available, including a day pass which costs 429 THB ($12). You can purchase a monthly pass which includes a desk, one free coffee per day, and access to the meeting room. This costs 5990 THB ($167).

Alternatively, the weekly pass is a good quality option, which costs 1990 THB ($55) and permits 24/7 access.

Amenities at Yellow Coworking Space

High-speed internet

On-site cafe

Weekly social nights

Free coffee (depending on your membership package)

Air conditioning throughout

Some membership options include a large locker, but you can rent one regardless

International power sockets

Garden/outdoor area for work and relaxation

Shower facilities

Sound-proof Skype booths

Pros of Yellow Coworking Space

A great place to meet other digital nomads

Affordable membership options

On-site cafe

Comfort is prioritized here, with lockers, showers, comfortable seating, and free beverages

High-speed Internet and large meeting rooms available

A real focus on collaboration and networking

Located in Nimman, which is where many remote workers are based

Open 24/7

Cons of Yellow Coworking Space

Daily passes only allow the use of a desk

A distance away from the Old Town

It’s a vibrant, collaborative space so it can be difficult to focus if you need to do concentrated work

Coffee is only free with certain membership packages

2. Punspace

coworking

Punspace is a famous coworking space in Chiang Mai, and there are three locations to choose from. The busiest is in Wiang Kaew, but there’s a branch in Nimman and another close to Tha Phae Gate. I worked from this last spot a few times, and I really liked the layout and general vibe.

The chairs here are super comfortable and it’s really easy to focus and get plenty of work completed. The internet is also really fast, and there are plenty of separate spaces if you want to work away from others.

This spot is located very close to plenty of cafes and restaurants if you fancy a break, and it’s particularly great for meeting other like-minded people here.

Address: 10 Wiang Kaew Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

Prices vary depending on whether you want a hot desk or a cool desk, i.e. a fixed desk. You can choose from daily, weekly, monthly, or even yearly packages. The day package is cost-effective, at 289 THB ($8), with free tea and coffee and access allowed between 9 am – 6 pm.

However, the best value package is the weekly one, which gives you 24/7 access and free refreshments for 1699 THB ($47). If you really like this space, the monthly package costs 3899 THB ($109).

Amenities at Punspace

Fast and reliable internet

Comfortable ergonomic chairs

Lockers available with certain membership options

Soundproof rooms

Centralized printers

All membership packages have access to the shower facilities free of charge

Plenty of parking on site

English-speaking staff

Pros of Punspace

Three locations, all of which are very central

Parking on-site

Excellent internet

A sociable space but still easy to concentrate if you need to

Many membership packages available, all of which are very affordable

A friendly space with very helpful staff

Cons of Punspace

Like most coworking spaces in Chiang Mai, you don’t get full access to services with short-term membership packages

Tea and coffee aren’t free here; you’ll need to go to the nearby cafes

No dining options on-site

Daily passes are first come, first served and this space can get very busy, very quickly

3. Alt_ChiangMai

coworking/coliving space

Alt_ChiangMai is a coworking and coliving space that sees many return visitors. I haven’t used this space personally, but I know many people who have, and many who use the coliving area too.

This is the best coworking spot in Chiang Mai if you want to combine work and accommodation, and when done this way, prices are very competitive. The only downside with this space is that it can get booked up fast, so you’ll need to plan ahead.

The space itself is comfortable and sleek, with lots of facilities on site, including a nap room (amazing). It’s an especially innovative space, and they’re always adding new equipment and ideas.

Address: 129, 1 Intrawarorot Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

There are different membership options to consider, including a regular day pass, which costs 320 THB ($9) and allows set hours of visitation throughout the week. You can alternatively choose a weekly pass for 1600 THB ($45), which includes access to the entire space with the same set hours as the day pass.

You can also sign up as a member and will have unlimited access and cheaper prices across the board. For example, the one-month hot desk package costs 4000 THB ($112).

Amenities at Alt_ChiangMai

Coliving spaces available

Comfortable, ergonomic seating

Modern space with new equipment

Soundproof calling rooms and large meeting rooms can be reserved

Members enjoy social evenings throughout the week

Nap room

Fully-equipped kitchen

Rooftop space and outdoor garden for relaxation

Fast internet

Pros of Alt_ChiangMai

Many different membership packages; and longer-term options save money

Welcoming, English-speaking staff

A little like a hostel but with a sleeker appearance, offering many social options

Good location, but slightly away from the Old Town to beat the crowds

Close to many cafes and restaurants

Easy public transport and road links

Air-conditioned throughout and outdoor spaces available

Cons of Alt_ChiangMai

Not as centrally located as other options

Short-term passes aren’t as good value as long-term options

You’ll need to book quickly as it gets very full

Coliving is a little costly compared to hostels in the area

Daily and weekly passes have limited visiting times

4. Camp Creative

coworking shared desk

Camp Creative is one of the more unique coworking spaces in Chiang Mai as it’s a coworking space, library, and cafe all rolled into one. This space is located inside the MAYA Lifestyle Shopping Center, so you’re close to plenty of cafes, restaurants, and shops. However, the on-site cafe offers fantastic coffee – I actually found it better than the drinks from the cafes outside.

The decor is neutral and wooden, giving it a calming feel. It’s less sleek than some other choices, but a lot more comfortable. The chairs are also ergonomic, so no cause for a sore back.

The major plus point of this coworking space is that if you buy something from the cafe, you can use the facilities for free for two hours. The internet here is also high-speed – it didn’t drop once while I was there.

Address: Chang Phueak, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

As mentioned, you can use the space for free at any time (two hours maximum) if you use the cafe. There are no membership options here, making it the best place to cowork in Chiang Mai if you prefer something quick and flexible.

Amenities at Camp Creative

Comfortable seating

Plenty of charging points

On-site cafe with great drinks

Plenty of restaurants downstairs in the shopping mall

Meeting rooms available

Large tables for collaboration and networking

Friendly staff

Pros of Camp Creative

A flexible option if you don’t want to be tied down with membership packages and passes

A lively space

Comfortable and air-conditioned

Great views over the mountains

Lots of cafes and restaurants close by

Central location with easy public transport and road links

Very lively, so it’s easy to meet other digital nomads

Cons of Camp Creative

This space can be a little noisy at times

You can only stay for two hours maximum

You’ll need to pay more if you want to hire a meeting room

This space can get very busy, so you’re best to arrive early

5. Code Space

meeting room presentation screen

Code Space is one of the more central coworking spaces in Chiang Mai; close to Meechock Plaza Market. However, despite its location, it’s a chilled-out and quiet place to work from. I didn’t find it loud or overwhelming in the slightest.

The internet here is very fast, and there are meeting rooms with presentation screens you can hire. There are also soundproof rooms for private calls, and the regular desks are ergonomic and very comfortable.

There’s plenty of parking space if you want to drive here, and it’s very secure, with keycard access and lockers to hire for your belongings.

Address: 164/9 Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

This space is pretty cost-effective for coworking in Chiang Mai. You can purchase a day pass for around 160 THB ($5), or you can opt for a weekly pass for around 1000 THB ($28). If you like the space and want to purchase a monthly pass, this will cost around 3500 TBH ($98), so it’s one of the cheaper spaces in the city.

Use of the entire space is included in the memberships, although other than water, you will need to pay for coffee and other refreshments.

Amenities at Code Space

Connected to a cafe with great coffee, and free water is available

Comfortable chairs and ergonomic furniture

Keycard or fingerprint access for security – lockers are available

Shower facilities

Nap rooms

Massage chairs

Meeting rooms available for hire

Adjustable air conditioning

Pros of Code Space

Central location with many cafes and restaurants nearby

Very secure

Very affordable packages on offer

On-site cafe offers great-tasting coffee

Free water available

Comfortable seating with ergonomic design

A more laid-back option compared to some other coworking spaces

Cons of Code Space

You need to pay for your tea and coffee

First come, first served can mean the need to book far ahead with this space

There aren’t many meeting rooms available so you’ll need to get there early to secure one

6. One Workspace

coffee and laptop coworking space

There aren’t any completely free coworking spaces in Chiang Mai, but One Workspace is an affordable option. I really liked the laid-back vibe of this space; it felt less like a workplace and a lot more like a retreat. There are large tables for collaboration, which is really comfortable with this type of vibe, but also lots of private spaces for more concentrated work.

The on-site kitchen is a perk that many other spaces don’t have, and the dining room is a great place to chat with other remote workers. If you want some privacy to make calls, there are plenty of soundproof booths to take advantage of.

Located right in the middle of the city, it’s really easy to get to this space, and there’s plenty of parking on site too.

Address: 29 Hussadhisawee Soi 4, Chang Phueak, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

There are several membership options for this coworking space, so you simply choose whichever one best fits your needs. They offer daily, weekly, and monthly passes with 24-hour access for all.

Prices begin at 350 THB ($10) for a daily pass and go up to around 3500 THB ($98) for a monthly pass.

Amenities at One Workspace

Spacious area with large tables and separate meeting rooms

Private soundproof rooms for calls

Plenty of onsite parking

Several affordable membership options

Air conditioning throughout

Kitchen and dining area

Comfortable chairs

Fast and reliable internet

Pros of One Workspace

A really laid-back and comfortable vibe

A great place to meet other digital nomads

A focus on collaboration but also space to do individual work

Central location with plenty of parking

You can cook your own food or take pre-prepared food and eat in the dining room

Affordable membership packages offering 24/7 access

Cons of One Workspace

A less sleek decor compared to other coworking spaces

Not as many facilities and amenities as other options

Can be quite noisy

Very popular, so a need to book ahead of time

7. Hub53

digital nomads networking

I think Hub53 is one of the best coworking spaces in Chiang Mai, and it’s very busy so plenty of people agree with me. Located close to Maya Shopping Center, this a central space with plenty of cafes and restaurants within a stone’s throw. It’s also an affordable choice, considering the sleek design and amenities inside.

Hub53 is also a coliving space, and while I didn’t stay there, I did get a sneak peek—it looks spacious and comfortable. The coworking space itself is large and offers plenty of room for collaboration, individual work, large meeting rooms, and booths for calls.

The staff here are fantastic, and nothing is too much trouble. There’s also a shared kitchen and dining space, so you can get to know other digital nomads.

Address: 53 Tambon Su Thep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

Hub53 is budget-friendly and I found it one of the cheapest in Chiang Mai. A day pass costs only 189 THB ($5), with access from 9 am until 6 pm, or you can opt for a day pass with 24-hour access for 239 THB ($6.70).

They also offer flexible passes, meaning you can hop in and out as you need to. A 50-hour pass costs just 849 THB ($24) and is ideal for digital nomads who work flexibly or within other time zones.

Amenities at Hub53

Fast and reliable internet

Coliving and coworking space

Large meeting rooms and soundproof booths

Air conditioning

Comfortable chairs

Kitchen and dining area

Flexible access passes are available

Nap spaces

Massage chairs

Pros of Hub53

Flexible passes are a huge perk for those who don’t work set hours

Very central location with many cafes and restaurants close by

A laid-back and sociable atmosphere

Bright and comfortable decor

Very fast and reliable internet

A productive space with collaborative and individual work areas

Cons of Hub53

This is a popular space so you’ll need to book ahead of time

Not the quietest place to work sometimes

8. StarWork Chiang Mai

office space digital nomads

StarWork Chiang Mai is a sleek and comfortable coworking space near Chiang Mai’s most popular areas and a place where I worked several times. I loved the modern vibe and found it had everything I needed for a productive day. It’s also much smaller than some other spaces, which gives it a cozier feel.

The internet here is excellent, and it’s a comfortable place to work. This space does get very busy, so it’s another spot you’ll need to either purchase a membership package for or arrive early for a day’s work.

Whether you want a hot desk or a fixed desk situation, you’ll find what you’re looking for. Personally, I like how the space is so bright; the floor-to-ceiling windows let in plenty of natural light which is really energizing.

Address: 87/9 Tunghotel Rd, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

A daily pass is very affordable, at 250 THB ($7), or you can opt for a weekly pass with 24-hour access for 1600 THB ($44). Those who plan on staying longer can purchase a monthly pass for 6000 THB ($168), and meeting rooms are available to reserve.

Amenities at StarWork Chiang Mai

Modern, comfortable environment

Fast, reliable internet

Cafes and restaurants close by

A smaller space which makes it easier to mingle

Free coffee

Meeting rooms available

Printing available

Pros of StarWork Chiang Mai

Great location — the main bus terminal is less than 5 minutes away

The smaller size makes it a great place to meet other remote workers

Several membership options are available

Comfortable and sleek design

Very easy to be productive here

Friendly, helpful staff

Cons of StarWork Chiang Mai

Because it’s smaller, sometimes there isn’t any space available

Day passes don’t include 24-hour access

9. The Brick Startup Space

coworking office

If you’re looking for cool coworking spots in Chiang Mai, look no further than The Brick Startup Space. This is a sleek, sophisticated, and super-modern spot that’s ideal for collaboration in particular. It’s also right in the middle of the city.

The chairs in this space are super comfortable, and there are huge desks with plenty of charging points available. The meeting rooms are well-equipped with whiteboards and projectors. Another plus point is the extremely fast and reliable internet – a must for any remote worker.

While working from this spot you can take advantage of free water, a snack bar, and personal lockers.

Address: 31 Sirimangklachan Rd. Lane 13., Suthep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

Membership options are reasonably priced, with a day pass costing 250 THB ($7), and a weekly pass costing 1600 THB ($45), however, this pass is valid for 30 days. The monthly pass (also valid for 30 days), is good value if you plan on using this space regularly, at 3700 THB ($103).

Amenities at The Brick Startup Space

Fast and reliable internet

Very comfortable chairs

Large desks for collaboration

Three well-equipped meeting rooms

Air conditioning

Lockers

Free water

Snack bar

Regular community events

Pros of The Brick Startup Space

A sleek, modern, and comfortable space

Close to many cafes, restaurants, and central Chiang Mai’s nightlife

Regular community events

Free water and a snack bar on site

Meeting rooms contain everything you need

Affordable membership packages with long validity periods

Cons of The Brick Startup Space

Closes at 9 pm, (no 24-hour access)

More focused on collaboration than individual work

Can be a noisy place to work

10. HeartWork

coffee and laptop

HeartWork is one of the newer coworking spaces near Chiang Mai’s central area and it’s one that gets very busy in the afternoon. I tried to use this space and couldn’t get in; I’d advise going in the morning for a better chance at securing a desk.

Aside from that, this is a comfortable and cozy space to spend the day, and there’s an on-site cafe to make life easier. The ergonomic chairs are extremely comfortable here, and the internet is top quality.

I liked this space because although it does have space for collaboration and meetings, it’s not so loud and it’s easy to get your head down and get on with your tasks.

Address: 196 1-2 Kampangdin Rd, Tambon Hai Ya, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand

Membership Options and Costs

Rather than paying for passes, you simply use the cafe and get free access to the space. If you purchase one drink from the cafe, you get three hours of internet access. However, if you need to work for the day, it’s more cost-effective to pay for a drink and pay the extra 80 TBH ($2.30) for a full day’s access.

Amenities at HeartWork

Fast, reliable internet

Comfortable seating

The cafe downstairs serves beverages and light snacks

Outdoor area

Printing and scanning equipment available

Soundproofed Skype room

Regular social events

Pros of HeartWork

Low-key music playing in the background is soothing for a day’s work

A multi-level layout means it never feels busy, even when it is

Low-cost access with no membership packages

A sociable feel with regular events held

Feels relaxing and less frantic than other spaces

Friendly, helpful staff

Cons of HeartWork

Closes at 6 pm, (no 24-hour access)

Can get very busy and you’ll need to arrive early

Best Coworking Spaces in Chiang Mai: FAQs

Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions about coworking spaces in Chiang Mai:

What is coworking?

Coworking is for self-employed people, such as digital nomads or freelancers, who don’t have a fixed place of work. Coworking spaces allow these people to use office-like facilities and high-speed internet to get their work done.

Are there free coworking spaces in Chiang Mai?

Most coworking spaces in Chiang Mai charge per day, week, or month for the use of their facilities. However, most are very affordable.

What’s the best coworking space in Chiang Mai?

Yellow Coworking Space is considered one of the best in Chiang Mai, but Punspace is another top-quality option.

How much does a coworking space cost in Chiang Mai?

The cost of a coworking space depends upon the package you choose. You can usually find a day pass for under 360 THB ($10), but if you plan to use the same space repeatedly, it may be more cost-effective to book a weekly or even monthly pass.

What’s the cheapest coworking space in Chiang Mai?

New coworking spaces pop up all the time, but one of the cheapest is Punspace.

What’s the most popular coworking space in Chiang Mai?

Yellow Coworking Space is one of the most popular spaces in Chiang Mai.

Where do expats hang out in Chang Mai?

The Old Town and Nimman are two popular spots for expats and digital nomads to spend time.

Is it worth paying for a coworking space?

Some people find they’re more productive when they use office space, and in that case, a coworking space is worthwhile. However, they’re not for everyone, and you need to work out when and how you feel the most productive.

In Closing

Now you know ten of the best coworking spaces in Chiang Mai, you’re fully informed on the best places to have a productive and enjoyable day’s work. Of course, coworking spaces aren’t the only option; there are many great cafes to work from, and I actually enjoy the experience of working from a public space sometimes.

In the end, you have to choose a space that suits your needs, and your budget, and one that’s close to where you’re based. Either way, coworking spaces in Chiang Mai are a great place to meet other digital nomads, and they’re ideal for collaboration and networking too.

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