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Top 5 Hotels in Chiang Mai




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If you haven’t tasted Khao Soi or seen the view from Doi Suthep, you haven’t been to Chiang Mai.” This famous Thai saying clearly rings true, as visitors to Northern Thailand will find that there are certain things to try in order to fully experience the city. Chiang Mai is definitely more relaxed than Bangkok, and its northern mountain air definitely offers respite from the country’s normally hot and humid weather.

Visitors to Chiang Mai come in all varieties with some wanting a budget accommodation and some wanting a high-end home away from home. Below, we have listed the top hotels in the city that offer a bit of luxury and nature all in one. From boutique resorts to hotels that have left nothing out, guests will surely find something amazing in each of these resorts.

5 Best Hotels In Chiang Mai

1. Na Nirand Romantic Boutique Resort

This boutique resort features northern Thai style decor, complete with wooden furniture. Guests can relax here in one of the rooms as they come with bathtubs and robes for maximum comfort. Moreover, the resort features an outdoor swimming pool for guests to take a nice swim in. The hotel also has a restaurant on-site that overlooks the beautiful and peaceful Ping River.

Na Nirand is located by Chiang Mai Old Town, where such attractions as Art in Paradise and the Night Bazaar are just a few minutes walk away. And, if guests are bringing a car, the resort offers free parking as well. Just in case guests need assistance, the hotel offers 24-hour front desk service to all guests.

Facilities: Swimming pool, non-smoking rooms, airport shuttle, spa and wellness centre, free parking, restaurant, tea/coffee maker in all rooms, bar and fabulous breakfast.

Pricing: 3,299 baht-17,842 baht.

Address: 1/1 Soi 9 Charoen Prathet Rd, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100.

Click here to book now on Agoda.

NA NIRAND ROMANTIC BOUTIQUE RESORT $75 ($̶2̶5̶6̶) - Updated 2021 Prices & Hotel Reviews - Chiang Mai, Thailand - Tripadvisor

2. Ratchamankha

Rachamankha a Member of Relais & Chateaux, is a boutique hotel that is located by the Sunday Market and the Old City Wall. The hotel is in an idyllic setting, surrounded by jungle with an outdoor pool in the centre. Each room is also equipped with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, a personal safe, minibar, and en suite bathroom. Here, guests can relax and take in the surrounding scenery by just looking outside or swimming at the beautiful pool.

However, guests may also want to take advantage of the massage services at the hotel’s Pool Spa where tranquillity meets tropical. The hotel also features a library where guests can plan their next adventure on the free computers and internet. Upon waking up for the day, visitors can use the courtyard restaurant to eat breakfast or stop by throughout the day for a bite to eat. The restaurant features Asian, Chinese, European, and American cuisines.

Facilities: Swimming pool, non-smoking rooms, airport shuttle, spa and wellness centre, free parking, restaurant, room service, tea/coffee maker in all rooms and a bar.

Pricing: 3,900 baht-13,945 baht.

Address: 6 Ratchamanka 9 Alley, Tambon Si Phum, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200.

Click here to book now on Agoda.

The Rachamankha, Chiang Mai, Thailand


3. Akyra Manor Chiang Mai

Akyra Manor is a luxurious all-suite hotel with spa amenities to surely make anyone’s stay a slice of paradise. Featuring spacious, urban suites with outdoor spa baths and a rooftop infinity swimming pool, this hotel has thought of it all. Just a short walk from Nimman Haemin Road, the hotel is conveniently located by chic boutiques, galleries, and coffee shops. Furthermore, it is less than 3 km from the city centre.

The suites also feature a separate sofa seating area and a balcony where guests can take in the beautiful nature. And, if going outside for a drink is too much of a hassle, the rooms also feature a stocked minibar for convenience. Guests can also enjoy locally sourced toiletries and Italian meals at the hotel’s state of the art show kitchen and pizza oven. Moreover, Akyra makes a night out easy as its rooftop bar and pool can provide hours of fun.

Facilities: Swimming pool, non-smoking rooms, exceptional fitness centre, airport shuttle, free parking, facilities for disabled guests, WiFi available in all areas, Tea/coffee maker in all rooms, bar and superb breakfast.

Pricing: 3,454 baht-11,500 baht.

Address: 22/2 Nimmana Haeminda Rd Lane 9, Tambon Su Thep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200.

Click here to book now on Agoda.

Akyra Manor Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai | Best Price Guarantee - Mobile Bookings & Live Chat

Akyra Manor Chiang Mai

4. The Inside House

The Inside House is absolutely stellar in terms of its decor and ambience. With white-washed rooms and furniture, it is easy to feel at peace when staying here. Situated just 700 metres from Wat Phra Singh, the hotel is conveniently located near plenty of sightseeing. Furthermore, the Chedi Luang Temple is less than 1 km and the Chiang Mai Gate is just over a 10-minute walk.

The hotel definitely caters to those wanting some beautiful amenities as it features a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool, bar, and garden. Inside the rooms, visitors will find a seating area, flat-screen TV and other expected amenities. In the morning, guests can enjoy a breakfast buffet or à la carte breakfast. Additionally, visitors to The Inside House can take advantage of massage services as well as a steam room, sauna, and fitness centre. Kids also will be happy with the kids club and game room.

Facilities: Massage, sauna, spa, steam room, fitness centre, swimming pool, library, kids club, bar, restaurants, game room and tennis court.

Pricing: 2,800 baht-8,099 baht.

Address: 51/4 Chiang Mai – Sankampaeng Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand.

Click here to book now on Agoda.

The Inside House, Chiang Mai | 2021 Updated Prices, Deals

The Inside House

5. 137 Pillars House

Just a 10-minute walk from Chiang Mai Night Market, 137 Pillars House offers convenient access to the city’s main attractions. A boutique property, the hotel features spacious suites that offer garden views, free minibars, an outdoor pool, a spa and a gym. Each room has contemporary decor as well as a balcony and patio. Bathrooms come with a Victorian bathtub and an open-air shower with guests’ ultimate relaxation in mind.

Visitors to 137 Pillars House can enjoy a variety of Thai and international dishes while getting snacks and drinks at the Library Bar. And, if taking a rest is on the cards, in-room dining is definitely possible. Thus, guests can truly unwind after spending a delightful day taking in the nearby scenery.

Facilities: Swimming pool, non-smoking rooms, fitness centre, spa and wellness centre, free parking, WiFi available in all areas, restaurant, bar and very good breakfast.

Pricing: 8,968 baht-28,430 baht.

Address: 2 soi 1, Nawatgate Road, Tambon Watgate, Muang, Chang Moi, 50000 Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Click here to book now on Agoda.

137 Pillars House, Chiang Mai | 2021 Updated Prices, Deals

137 Pillars House

Nature lovers choose Chiang Mai as their top place to experience a unique and organic trip, full of waterfalls, mountains, and rare wildlife. From Doi Inthanon to Mae Ping River, the opportunities are endless when it comes to touring the natural side of Northern Thailand.

Visitors definitely have lots of options when choosing a hotel in Chiang Mai. As hotels have clearly left nothing out in their list of amenities, guests will surely be delighted at where they spend their nights. From spas to outdoor pools, relaxation is first on the list.

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