THG offers a curated selection of 4-5⭑ hotels that we know well, and are confident in their level of excellence in service, cleanliness, and hospitality. We are also able to offer you bookings in any other hotel in Thailand.
Why is it a good idea to book a hotel in advance?
As the date of accommodation approaches, the price goes up.
The best value hotels, are always booked months in advance.
Precious time, will be spent upon arrival searching for hotels.
Advance booking allows clients to make changes close to the arrival date.
There are over 20,000 hotels and other types of accommodations in Thailand. At Thailand Holiday Group, we can offer bookings at any of the ones available. To make it easier for you, we have selected a variety of 4 and 5-star hotels. These are hotels listed that we know well (both physically and personally with the hotel management), and we are confident of their excellent level of service, cleanliness, and hospitality.
Why is it a good idea to book hotel rooms in advance?
A. Price – As the date of accommodation approaches – the price goes up.
B. Value: No doubt you can find hotels to stay in, even at the peak of the season even if you arrive without a reservation. Eventually, you will find where to sleep. The main question is what will be the location, the price and what value will you get? It is known that the best hotels, the ones that give you the highest value for your money – are perceived months in advance.
C. Time. Every day in your holiday costs. If you arrive at the destination without prior reservation you will be required to start hopping around (with luggage and bags) between possible hotels – a process that will rob you of precious time, time better spent by the ocean, In the pool, massage or any other activity.
D. Possibility of cancellation/change at no cost until close to the date of arrival.
Chiang Mai Province is located in northern Thailand, with its capital city of the same name being a well-known travel destination about 700 km north of Bangkok in a verdigris valley on the banks of the Ping River. The city is centred around its Old City, which has been restored to preserve its historical charms. Chiang Mai was previously the capital of the Lanna Kingdom, only becoming incorporated into Thailand in the 1930s. Today, with its local mountains, forests, historical appeal, being a meeting place of various cultures, and temples, the city is a well-known tourist destination. Chiang Mai, being as popular and sizeable as it is, has plenty of hotels and accommodations, with over 1500 at last count. You can book stays at more budget-friendly hotels and guest houses, as well as at more upscale establishments.
The most visited site is the 14th century Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, located within the natural beauty of Doi Suthep National Park. This most revered temple is crowned by a majestic glistening gold plated 24-metre towering monument that dazzles onlookers. The drive along the way to this complex is scattered with mighty waterfalls and tropical rainforest making it a brilliant day out.
Where to stay in Chiang Mai? The accommodation is varied across distinct areas and at its heart is the beautiful fortified Old City with its surrounding moat and the bustling Chiang Mai Night Market. Then there’s the quaint Riverside full of old-world charm situated on the banks of the Mae Ping River and the modern Nimmanhaemin Road, laden with boutiques, art galleries and great dining choices.
Getting around town is best with tuk-tuks or songthaews, although the former will take visitors directly to their destinations at a comparatively higher price. Otherwise, you might want to rent a car. Going beyond the city is easier if you travel by train via Chiang Mai Station. As for flights in and out, the major airport in the area is Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX). The most popular time to visit is October to April during the dry season when there are warm days but cool pleasant evenings.
For those looking for hotels near Chiang Mai International Airport stay, consider staying at:
Rachamankha Boutique Hotel, Phra Singh Village, The Wing Boutique Hotel, VC@Suanpaak Boutique Hotel & Service Apartment, and Manyi Boutique House,
The best hotels under 5 kms to Doi Suthep national park, vary in star level rating but all rated highly by travellers on review sites:
Paiyannoi Guesthome, Reiz – Private Residence, Zivi Nimman 15, Sleep in townhouse, F plus F Hotel, Baan Dan Ta Wan Nuea, Chill Chill at Nimman, Baan Phuen Hostel And Rooftop, ARMO Nimman, BED Changkian – Adults Only, OMO Haus@Nimman, Feel Nimman Boutique, Hotel MAYU, NORN Boutique Hotel, Fullrich Lanna Suite, and Hotel Noir.
Those seeking accommodations near the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar (less than 1 km) are best off booking stays at:
Spice House, 137 Pillars House, Le Meridien, Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel And Spa, Astra Suites Night Bazaar, Vieng Mantra Hotel , Shangri-La Hotel, De Chai the Deco Chiang Mai, Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort – A Vegan Retreat, and Rimping Village.
Couples looking to book hotel romantic stays in Chiang Mai should consider these options:
Na Nirand Romantic Boutique Resort, Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa, RarinJinda Wellness Spa Resort, Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel And Spa, 137 Pillars House, X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort, Akyra Manor Chiang Mai, The Inside House, BED Chiangmai Gate Adults Only, and Phra Singh Village.
Those seeking boutique-style accommodations should book stays at the following hotels as based on traveller reviews:
Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel And Spa, Na Nirand Romantic Boutique Resort, The Inside House, Centara Khum Phaya Resort & Spa, Centara Boutique Collection, Glory Boutique Suite, K Maison Lanna Boutique Hotel, 137 Pillars House, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Rachamankha, Akyra Manor Chiang Mai, Raya Heritage, Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa, Villa Mahabhirom, RarinJinda Wellness Spa Resort, The Chiang Mai Riverside, and the X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort.
The following are popular family and kid-friendly hotels in Chiang Mai:
VC@Suanpaak Boutique Hotel & Service Apartment, The Empress Hotel, Shangri-La Hotel, Centara Khum Phaya Resort & Spa, Centara Boutique Collection, Holiday Inn, Lamduan Boutique Homestay, Chada Mantra Hotel, RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort, 137 Pillars House and Glory Boutique Suite.
According to review sites, the following stays have the best views of Chiang Mai:
X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort.Na Nirand Romantic Boutique Resort, The Chiang Mai Riverside, The Empress Hotel, Le Meridien, Art Mai Gallery Nimman Hotel, Maraya Hotel & Resort, and the Oriental Siam Resort.
Travellers looking for LGBT-friendly accommodations might consider:
Club One Seven Guesthouse and Sauna, Tamarind Village, DusitD2, Yaang Come Village Hotel, Lotus Hotel, Qi 68 guesthouse (gay-owned), Dhara Devi, The Inside House, Rachamankha Hotel and Anantara Resort.
According to review sites, these are some of the best luxury accommodation options in Chiang Mai:
137 Pillars House, Shangri-La Hotel, Rachamankha Hotel a Member of Relais & Châteaux, Chala Number6, Le Meridien, The Inside House, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Na Nirand Romantic Boutique Resort, Akyra Manor Chiang Mai, Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel And Spa, Centara Khum Phaya Resort & Spa, Centara Boutique Collection, Glory Boutique Suite, K Maison Lanna Boutique Hotel, and Villa Mahabhirom.
According to traveller ratings, the best 10 Chiang Mai resorts or hotels with a spa and wellness centre, most of which offer free cancellation, are:
Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa, RarinJinda Wellness Spa Resort, Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel And Spa, 137 Pillars House, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Le Meridien, Shangri-La, RatiLanna Riverside Spa Resort, Centara Khum Phaya Resort & Spa, Centara Boutique Collection, and The Empress Hotel.
Many hotels and resorts offer free cancellation. Check booking sites directly.
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