Still the most efficient, comfortable and traveller-friendly guesthouse in town, the large, Shan-owned Mr Charles operation encompasses everything from simple mattresses on the floor in the dorms to swish suites with heating and air-con. Book ahead in peak periods.
The helpful staff can arrange transport, treks and tours. The guesthouse offers bicycle (K2000 per day) and motorbike (K10,000 per day) hire, and there are communal upstairs balconies where guests swap travel stories late into the evening.
Mr. Charles Guest House in Hsipaw features 1-star accommodation with a shared lounge. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and a tour desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property.