As Chiang Mai is the northern capital of Thailand there is a large variety of hotels here. Most of the local hotels have a large area with a tropical garden, an outdoor pool, a gym, a restaurant, a spa center and other services for their guests. In our article, we collected the top 5 hotels in Chiang Mai with various prices, services and location.
The 5-star Anantara Chiang Mai Resort is considered one of the best Chiang Mai hotels. It was built in the 2000s and has a very convenient location - just 5 km from the airport and the city center can be reached in 10 minutes on foot. There is a large swimming pool, fitness center, spa and sauna at this complex. Infrastructure around the hotel includes shops and pharmacies: popular 7-Eleven store and a 24-hour pharmacy are located about 200 meters from the gate.
The 4 star 99 The Heritage Hotel is located in the center of the historical part of Chiang Mai. Such sights as Wat Phra Singh and Wat Phan Tao temples, the Sunday Market and the Three Kings Monument are located nearby.
Dusit Princess Chiang Mai hotel is located just 100 meters from the night market. The hotel’s interior combines traditional Thai style with French elements. All rooms of the complex are panoramic, with a great view of the city center and a tropical garden. Most of the area is occupied by a swimming pool, which is divided into several lanes of different depths. The hotel has a gym and its own spa, where you can enjoy Thai massage. This hotel is perfect for those tourists who would like to go shopping in Chiang Mai.
Siripanna Villa Resort was built in 2009 and differs from other hotels. This complex includes several beautiful buildings, which are decorated in traditional Thai style. Another advantage of the complex is its location in the territory of a huge tropical garden, where guests can see a lot of new exotic plants. The buildings are surrounded by fruit trees and beautiful flower beds.
The hotel has three restaurants with high level of service and unique menus, tourists will be able to taste dishes of different national cuisines. Every day after dinner, the hotel organizes a free transfer to Chiang Mai’s most popular night markets and shopping malls. The infrastructure includes a beautiful garden with a lounge zone, a large outdoor pool, a golf field, a spa and a fitness center. In addition to standard rooms, guests can rent several villas.
The three-star Lanna Mantra Hotel is located on Paton Road on the outskirts of Chiang Mai. The hotel was built in 2005 and it is very popular among tourists due to its affordable prices. There are a lot of attractions near the hotel such as Wat Shet Yot Temple and the Tribal Museum. A wonderful view of the city and the Ping River opens up from the hotel’s rooms. The interior of all rooms is made in traditional Thai style. The hotel has its own restaurant with not only national cuisine, but also with many dishes from American and Chinese culture. For outdoor activities there were built two swimming pools - for children and adults, a gym and a small massage center.
As you can see there is a large choice of different hotels in Chiang Mai, everyone will find a great place to stay at. But if you’re going to visit the city during the tourist season it will be better to book a room in advance so that to save your money.