As a digital nomad, we know how challenging it can be to find the fastest internet cafés when travelling, especially in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Whether you are a freelancer, blogger, vlogger, or perhaps a digital nomad travelling to Thailand soon, a strong WiFi connection is a must wherever you are. This article is here to help! Keep reading to find out all about the best internet cafés in Chiang Mai – even better, the fastest internet cafes in Chiang Mai.
A lovely café open daily from 8:00am to 17:00pm. This coffee shop offers a minimalist vibe alongside tasty pastries and even better coffee. If you are a fan of americanos, you are spoilt for choice from honey, coconut or the classic original. Weekday is a digital nomad’s favourite for many reasons. The most important one? It has the fastest WiFi we have been able to find in Chiang Mai. With a download speed of 625mbps and an upload speed of 489mbps. With fast internet, amazing coffee and a quiet atmosphere, Weekday should be a must to visit being one of the fastest internet cafés in Chiang Mai.
Located at 7 Chang Lor Road, Sripoom (50100), Pangkhon café is also half a mile away from the famous Wat Chedi Luang Varadihara. While it is one of our favourites, it is also appreciated by other customers. With a download speed of 250mbps and upload speed of 195mbps, it’s not only one of the best WiFi cafes to visit in Chiang mai, but it is also a great spot to get some work done efficiently. It took us around 1 minute to send a 1.7GB WeTransfer file!
3. Bloomin’ Moon (My favourite!)
This one is not only a cafe – it’s a hostel too! Bloomin’ Moon hostel cafe is known for its great-tasting coffee as well as its comfortable ambiance. The decor is endearing and the prices are cheap with honey milk tea, a favourite of course, costing around 50 Bhat ($1.50). Although the download speed is slower than other cafes (129mbps), it is still one of the best WiFi cafes to visit in Chiang Mai.
As digital nomads, we like to visit the places we stay in. Of course, what’s the point of travelling all around the world only to stay in one specific area of the country or city we are visiting? For this, BaseCamp café is an excellent place to visit if you are looking for different kinds of experiences. The team is not only passionate about coffee – they are also interested in local trail running and have set up a cafe that’s right in the middle of nature, that gives you a quiet break from the big city. The download speed is 220mbps with an upload speed of 186mbps, making it a solid choice to get some work done before you head over to the mountain.
5. Blockchain Cafe
Looking for a place that’s aesthetically pleasing, which is a crypto related and has a calm vibe? The Blockchain cafe lives up to this expectation. It is bright and lets in loads of light, making it a great place to spend a few hours at. With a download speed of 450mbps, it’s by far one of the fastest internet cafes in Chiang Mai. If you are into crypto currency or want to get learning, Blockchain cafe is a prime hub for meet-ups and a great learning space to become more knowledgeable about Cryptocurrency. Have a video to upload and can’t get it done in your AirBNB? Head over to Blockchain cafe to get it sorted in no time.
If you have been to Chiang Mai, which coffee shop was your favourite and why? Let us and others know in the comments below – we love recommendations!
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Cameras & Lenses
Canon EOS R (Camera body) (Professional)
Canon RF 35mm lens (Good for close up videos and photos)
Canon RF 70-200 (Crystal clear images from a distance)
Canon RF 15-35mm (Versatile lens, amazing for wide angle shots)
Go Pro Hero 10 (Under water shots)
iPhone 13 PRO (Quick videos and for vlogging)
DJI Mavic Air 2 (Aerial drone photography and videos)
Laptop & hardware
Sandisk SSD (Small, compact, super fast transfer speed)
Yeti Panga 100% Waterproof bag (Submersible backpack)