5 BEST LUXURY HOTELS IN CHIANGMAI
The Best Luxury Hotels in Chiang Mai all have a certain charismatic air, a delightful sense of place, top-notch service and, in some cases, design by award-winning architects which all combine to redefine the Chiang Mai luxury hotel experience. This is one of the few cities in Thailand where global hotel brands stand alongside independently run local boutique hotels and our Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Chiang Mai listings honour both. Our handpicked hotels are all located around Chiang Mai’s most popular spots, including the historic Old City, picturesque Riverside area and lively Night Bazaar area. We’ve also included a few hotels situated slightly out of town that enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside, yet are close enough to the city centre to not feel like you’re complete isolated. Below, find our Most popular Chiang Mai Luxury Hotels and click through to see each one in more detail.
1. 137 Pillars House
137 Pillars House is a charming hotel that site on the banks of the Ping River in Chiang Mai.Transporting you to another time, you will experience a peaceful nights sleep and fantastic service at this five star hotel.To ensure that this hotel retains its stunning history, both historians and conservation specialists worked on getting the design as close to the original 1889 building as possible, whilst incorporating modern touches for the comfort of guests.There are 30 suites here, with names such as Rajah Brooke and East Borneo, starting at an impressive 70 square metres.Every room comes with air conditioning and ceiling fans, high speed wireless internet connection, IPod connectors, television and DVD player and a personal bar
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2. Le Meridien Hotel in Chiang Mai
There is no missing Le Meridien Hotel in Chiang Mai.Taller than most other buildings in the Night Bazaar quarter of the city, its yellow facade glows during the day and lights up in the evening.Not only is the location great for making the most of shopping at the stalls and markets that set up every evening, it is also handy for the old town (ten minutes) and riverside (five minutes).Once you step through the doors you will forget all about the noise of the busy streets outside; Le Meridien is a real haven.There is a large lobby with plenty of comfy sofas which lead to Latitude 18 bar, a perfect spot for a chic chilled-out coffee or beer
3. Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai
Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai, a classic five star option for guest coming to Chiang Mai, with a Thai theme and with a fantastic location in this cultural city of the north.Rooms at the Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai, have an understated classic look, that is both smart and cosy, with cream walls and peach and cherry coloured cushions.Teak wooden furniture adds a natural feel to the room and from the windows you can see the stunning views of the jungle in the distance.Curl up on a comfortable chair with your book or catch up with your emails at your desk.Wireless internet connection is available.We adore the celadon tea sets that come with the complimentary hot drinks, and the Thai silk cushions are soft to the touch
4. Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel & Spa
Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel & Spa has a riverside location and a colonial architecture is so perfectly maintained that you feel like you have stepped back in time.There are only 19 rooms at this five star boutique hotel, and each has its very own style, with matching wallpapers, furnishing and colours.The floors are teakwood and covered in Persian rugs and the ceiling are double sized.300 thread count cotton sheets can be found on the double beds, and each room as a table and chairs on the balcony as well as a comfortable sofa in the Royal Grand Deluxe rooms.There is a wide screen television with international channels and a wide selection in the mini bar and fridge.
5. Rati Lanna hotel
Rati Lanna hotel is a low-rise 75 room boutique hotel on the banks of the Mae Ping River.You are welcomed by friendly staff, who do all they can to ensure that you have a stress-free stay, whether you want to explore the great sights of Chiang Mai, make the most of the fantastic spa treatments or even learn how to create delicious Thai dishes at their on-site cooking classes.The hotel has incorporated plenty of northern Thai style into the design, from the intricate fresh flower displays to the impressive golden Buddha to the right hand side of reception, a miniature representation of the one found in Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon