Top 10 Hotels in Chiang Mai


After a wonderful trip in Chiang Mai, or before you start a trip in Chiang Mai. It is time to have a good sleep in a comfortable place. I've listed 10 top hotels for you to choose. Suit all your needs and preferences - business, family trip, romantic trip, honeymoon, and soon, it is time to find out which hotel you love the most.


1. X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort  

5-star, superb

The hotel is situated on the tranquil banks of the Ping River. The surroundings provide a balance of serenity with a dash of the vibrant Chiang Mai city center just minutes away. The luxury hotel offers a unique design that blends modern elements with the traditional Lanna style that is a hallmark of Northern Thailand living. The luxury 5-story resort features 30 elegantly designed suites. It has been ranked No.1 in Chiang Mai in Trip advisors for years. 

Location: 369/1, Charoen Rat Road | Wat Ket, Chiang Mai 50000

Tel: 00 66 53 931 999


2. 137 Pillars House 

5-star, superb

Built in the 1880's as part of the East Borneo Company headquarters, 137 Pillars House is a beautiful teak wood building that has been carefully restored to reflect its 19th-century origins. With 30 beautiful suites, gourmet dining, a swimming pool, library and an array of spa treatments, this place has a warm and relaxing ambiance. Everything about this hotel is wonderful – the spa is good, the room is extremely comfortable, the beds are dreamy, and the food is delicious. It may exceed your expectations.

Location: 2 Soi 1, Na Wat Gate Road | Wat Gate, Muang, Chiang Mai 50000


3. Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel & Spa  

5-star, superb

Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel & Spa has a riverside location and a colonial architecture. The hotel is absolutely gorgeous and exquisite. There are only 19 rooms at this five star boutique hotel, and each has its own style, with matching wallpapers, furnishing and colors. There is a wide screen television with international channels and a wide selection in the mini bar and fridge. The hotel is close to Chiang Mai city center, and is just a short walk from the central railway station or bus stop. Also, it is only a short drive from the airport.

Location: 135/9 Charoenprathet Road | Changklan, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand


4. Rachamankha 

5-star, superb

Rachamankha is a surprisingly quiet and restful oasis in the center of the old town. This beautifully designed hotel is outstanding with excellent facilities and very reasonable prices and great service. Every room has a different feel to it, some a 19th century touch from china, with cherry red pops of colour and ornate lanterns, others with stunning drapes made from silk.  Classical and Thai music softly plays in public areas. Lovers of art will be impressed by everything in Rachamankha. Children under 12 are not allowed.  

Location: 6 Rachamankha 9, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Tel: +66 53 904 111


5. The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai

5-star, superb

Located in the natural landscape of Chiang Mai, the hotel is the perfect combination of picturesque fields, tropical broad-leaved forests, and exotic plantations. It is a hotel with religious and cultural colors. After the night, it is a splendid imperial ancient city. The hotel has 74 suites with handicrafts and exotic decorations, each offer you a view of a picturesque garden. New Year's Eve gala is exceptionally special. Please don't miss out the food and visual feast if you travel to Chiang Mai during New Year.

Location: 13 Road Charoen Rat | Wat Ket, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand

Tel: +66 53 302 764


6. Puripunn Baby Grand Boutique Hotel  

5-star, superb

Located out of the over-populated tourist old town, this colonial-style hotel with beautiful dark wood rooms, great facilities, and incredibly friendly staff is a lovely place to stay. Architectural style is something will also impress you. The setting is magical, especially at night, with tiny lights glowing throughout the trees and pool area. The location is near to the river and in a walking distance to the night market. It is really a hidden gem waiting for you to explore.

Location: 104/1 Charoen Mueang Soi 2, Charoen Mueang Rd | Wat Gate, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand

Tel: 00 66 53 244 567


7. Tamarind Village

5-star, superb

Tamarind Village is ideally located in the heart of the old city, meaning many of Chiang Mai's best-loved temples, restaurants, markets and nightlife are just a short walk away. The best location in the city! The whole complex is a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The ambience would be hard to beat. The staff is caring and considerate to your needs.

Locaiton: 50/1 Rajdamnoen Road | Si Phum, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand


8. Khum Phaya Resort

4.5-star, awesome

Centara Khum Phaya Resort & Spa Centara Boutique Collection offers a resort style stay to those looking for the perfect balance between being close to the city centre and enjoying the stunning countryside that surrounds Chiang Mai. The poor is sensational and the cocktails never fail your expectation. Also, this resort is more local than touristy. If you are looking for a more authentic Thai luxury experience after spending time in the busy city, then this is an excellent place to stay. 

Location: 137 Moo 5, Chiang Mai-Lampang Road | Nongpaklang, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand


9. Oasis Baan Saen Doi Spa Resort 

4-star, awesome

The Oasis Baan Saen Doi Spa Resort is a lovely four star property nestled within Ban Nai Fun Village in Southwestern Chiang Mai. Its location is close to the airport, and offers a delightful view of the Doi Suthep mountain park and is close enough to the city center while still feeling worlds away. The hotel provides cozy accommodations, saltwater pool, tennis court and a restaurant. Charming design, lovely space, and phenomenal service will definitely gives you the most satisfying stay.

Location: 199/135 Moo 3 | Mae Hia, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand

Tel: 00 66 53 920 199


10. U Chiang Mai  

4-star, awesome

U Chiang Mai is an oasis located in the middle of the old city right on the Sunday market. For those who want to reach the airport, the closest airport is Chiang Mai International Airport that is only a 20 minute drive. There are 41 non-smoking rooms but there are designated smoking areas for those who like a smoke or two. Facilities are great, and staff is extremely friendly and welcoming.

Location: 70 Ratchadamnoen Road | Sri-Poom, Muang District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand


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