kids-playingHot Coffee is a bed and breakfast resort where you can just relax, or go on adventure side trips without feeling guilty about how you spend your money. Money you spend for food, accommodations, souvenirs, and tour packages goes to the Rain Tree Foundation. The Raintree Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of poor and underdeveloped communities in northern and southern Thailand.

One hundred percent of the income from the money you spend at Hot Coffee goes to fund projects and activities that:

  • Provide clean water for drinking and agriculture use
  • Provide an income for people living in poor and undeveloped community
  • Provide health care for those that need it
  • Provide teaching and training that provide a way of thinking and doing that helps the poor learn to become self-sustainable.

Mae Na Chorn People

Why Hot Coffee?

Hot Coffee Guesthouse & Resort is a quiet and peaceful hide-out in the middle of the stunning scenery of the Doi Inthanon area. Visitors from Chiang Mai on their way to Mae Hong Sorn (or the other way round) should stop over and experience nature at its best !

But there is also another reason you should visit Hot Coffee Guesthouse & Resort - and maybe stay a few days among local residents. You will have a lasting impact of how people can live a happy life without any comfort of the so-cold modern world. Hot Coffee Guesthouse & Resort is a direct sponsor of the Rain Tree Foundation, which is a non-profit organisation, helping and improving lives of poor and undeveloped communities in remote areas of North and South Thailand.

Hot Coffee Guesthouse & Resort supports a Children's Home which is located in close range of the resort's facilities. A visit will be not only good for you; it will be good for the children – the children without parents who benefit from your visit!

Hot Coffee?  FAQ

Information! We have already prepared a collection of answers to the most common questions we normally have from our clients prior to make a reservation at our resort.

Who is Hot Coffee for?

Hot coffee is for Thais and visitors who want to come for breakfast, lunch and dinner or just stop by for cold or hot drinks on the way to their destination. Hot Coffee is also an ideal place for people who want to come for a relaxing time, enjoying the country side and enjoying activities such as rafting.  While enjoying Hot Coffee they are also supporting a good cause, the Mae NaChorn children's home.

What kind of food is served?

Hot Coffee Guesthouse & Resort serves Thai dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner: all at very reasonable prices.

What kind of activities can visitors expect?

Through our pre-screen tour operators, Hot Coffee offers different activities such as bamboo rafting, elephant camp visits, Hill Tribe visits, exploring Emerald Lake & Doi Inthanon as well as individual and customized tours.

What kind of accommodation is offered?

Hot Coffee offers accommodations that allows visitors to stay for one or more nights - either for adventure or just to relax. Type of accommodations range from open air, tree house & bungalows that comes with or without showers. For bigger groups of young people or students on a field trip there is also a tent ground available.

Where is it located?

Hot Coffee Restaurant & Guesthouse is located in the Doi Inthanon Area southwest of Chiang Mai. You cannot miss it, when you are on the south-route Chiang Mai - Mae Hong Son (or the other way round). See also our contact page.

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Guest Reviews & Comments

What a nice place to spend the night

What a nice place to spend the night. The surroundings are amazing. The sound of the river, alle the green plants and trees, and very friendly staff. We stayed in a bungalow and it was very comfortable. Everything was there: clean shower and toilet, nice bed, space for luggage. It was impressive to visit the orphanage. Very nice to see how much effort and love the staff gives to it. We will definitely come back if we are around. Een fantastische plek om te overnachten. Midden in de natuur met de kabbelende rivier op de achtergrond. Erg vriendelijk personeel. We sliepen in de bungalow en die was top. Van alle gemakken voorzien: schone douche en toilet, goed bed, ruimte om spullen op te bergen. Erg indrukwekkend om het weeshuis te bezoeken, en mooi om te zien hoe het personeel van Hot Coffee zich hiervoor inzet. Als we weer in de buurt zijn komen we hier zeker terug.
2015-12-23 16:39  Jonas

One of the most amazing places

This was one of the most amazing places we stayed in Thailand. And if we're ever in the area again, Well be sure to stay here again. And a bit longer. The view from the deck was amazing. The only suggestion I can give is the menu could be a little bigger.
2015-03-25 16:14  Maarten L.

Officially recognized

Now it is official. The Hot Coffee Bed & Breakfast recieved the "Clean Food Good Taste" certificate from the the health and food security department of Thailand. Our staff is so proud and we are looking forward to welcome our guests with traditional and healthy northern Thai specialities.
2015-01-20 09:14  n/a

Favorite hotel in Thailand (out of many)

Beautiful, quiet location with adorable thatch rooms elevated and almost directly above a river. Good food (didn't try the coffee), nice staff, comfortable bed, etc. It was quiet during rainy season (if it looks closed just go to the gate) but an absolute must-stop for anyone in the Doi Inthanon/Khun Yuam area on the MHS loop and looking to spend a night away from the towns.
2014-12-19 04:32  Henry Loss

Bikers from England

It was really nice for us to be able to stay at Hot Coffee on our recent motorcycle ride round Northern Thailand.We had a really enjoyable time and hope to be able to come back again someday,so hope to stay with you again sometime in the future.
2012-01-12 03:37  n/a

What a great experience

What a great experience to stay at Hot Coffee, the nature, the people, everything just played together in harmony. The stunning view and the cool weather added to the great experience.
I'd love to visit again soon.
2011-03-07 03:08  David

Riding the Loop!

We did the Chiang Mai - Mae Hong Son loop by rented motorbikes. But we had a late start in Mae Hong Son on our way to Inthanon. In the late afternoon we stopped at the Hot Coffee for some beers. It is such a marvelous place that we instantly decided to spend an extra night over there and we did the rafting trip in the morning. All I can say, it's worth worth while and we come back on our next trip, when we go offroad from Samoeng to Pai. Great trail waiting there. Cheers,
2011-02-04 04:43  Mike Robinson

Beeindruckende Natur und einmalige Erfahrung

Now it is official. The Hot Coffee Bed & Breakfast recieved the "Clean Food Good Taste" certificate from the the health and food security department of Thailand. Our staff is so proud and we are looking forward to welcome our guests with traditional and healthy northern Thai specialities.
2011-01-27 15:25  Markus S. , Basel in der Schweiz

Fantastic Volunteer Trip

Thanks very much for the warm hospitality. We had 3 outstanding days in the middle of the jungle which we will never forget. After these days we should feel exhausted but it is the opposite ... donating a water filter, which was included in the price for the trip, rather make us feel delighted. Thank you again ... Cheers
2011-01-27 14:55  Rod & Betty from Melbourne, Australia