Best Hotels in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Cheap & Luxury Accommodations

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Discover the charm of Thailand’s “Rose of the North”. Compared to buzzing Bangkok, Chiang Mai is much more laid-back with its surrounding countryside (making it a favorite amongst remote workers). After all, it is in this place where you can gaze upon stunning mountain landscapes, hidden waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and lush rainforests. (Hotels in Chiang Mai)

Once the capital of the Lanna Kingdom, it is also home to a multitude of ancient temples like Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Wat Chedi Luang. But make sure to soak up the city’s sights too, taste some authentic Northern Thai dishes, and shop from the diverse street markets.

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Now, there’s a bevy of hotels in Chiang Mai, so I gathered a list of the best accommodations in the area to help you plan your trip — whether it’s a reasonably priced B&B you need, or the finest amenities a luxury hotel can offer.

Best Budget Hotels in Chiang Mai

Tato House

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Provides private or female dorm rooms for tourists, shared lounge, kitchen, and terrace. If you’re lucky, you can even meet the hostel’s friendly owner!

To love: The chic furnishing | Landmark: Wat Pan Tao | Price starts from: $10~

Sherloft Home & Hostel

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Lounge around in the cozy living room, or enjoy a delicious meal in the trendy dining area. This is also one of the hostels in Chiang Mai where you can get FREE bike rentals.

To love: The airy dining room | Landmark: Chedi Luang Temple | Price starts from: $12~

Stamps Backpackers

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There’s always fun to be had in this “social hostel”, where you can join in daily activities. Hang out at the common area, enjoy your own sleeping loft at the dorms,etc.

To love: The relaxed atmosphere | Landmark: Sompet Market | Price starts from: $13~

Hostel Lullaby

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Enjoy easy access to temples and the city center when you stay at this hostel. Here, you can enjoy a free breakfast, meditate in yoga, or join a Thai cooking class!

To love: The free cooking class and bike rental | Landmark: Chedi Luang Temple | Price starts from: $15~

Tanita House

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Take it easy in a traditional, all-wooden house situated along Ping River. Stay a night or two in this tranquil hostel which features air-conditioned rooms and a terrace area.

To love: The all-wooden interior | Landmark: Warorot Market | Price starts from: $15~

Best Mid-Range Hotels in Chiang Mai 

Rimping Village Hotel

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Relax in this quiet, 4-star boutique hotel. Take a dip in the swimming pool, or cross the bridge and shop at the night market.

To love: The outdoor swimming pool | Landmark: Tourism Authority of Thailand – Northern Office | Price starts from: $60~

BED Phrasingh

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This is one of the best minimalist hotels in Chiang Mai. Featuring an outdoor swimming pool with a garden, and a shared lounge, you can easily visit attractions nearby.

To love: The stylish interiors | Landmark: Wat Phra Singh | Price starts from: $60~

Shewe Wana Boutique Resort and Spa

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Experience tropical bliss at this eco-friendly boutique hotel. You’ll love your room’s locally made furnishing!

To love: The complimentary tuk-tuk shuttle | Landmark: Tourism Authority of Thailand – Northern Office | Price starts from: $70~

U Chiang Mai

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Facilities include an extensive library and a gorgeous infinity pool. With personalized service, you can even choose your preferred pillow type and toiletries before check-in.

To love: The personalized guest experience | Landmark: Wat Pan Tao | Price starts from: $90~

Tamarind Village

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Discover this quaint hotel located right in the center of Old Town. Admire the tribal patterns and wooden decor inside your room. You can also sign up for a cooking class or umbrella painting.

To love: The central location | Landmark: Wat Pan Tao | Price starts from: $100~

Best Luxury Hotels in Chiang Mai

Le Meridien Chiang Mai

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Catch sight of the Doi Suthep mountain range right from your room. Delight in the design inspired by the hotel’s European heritage and Lanna style.

To love: The breathtaking mountain view | Landmark: Chiang Mai Night Bazaar | Price starts from: $100~

Radisson Royal Hotel St. Petersburg

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This is one of the best luxury hotels in Chiang Mai. Discover your room’s distinctly northern Thai design, and enjoy the tennis court, gym, and free Wi-Fi. Savor Szechuan, Cantonese, Italian dishes, and more from the in-house restaurants.

To love: The variety of dining options | Landmark: Art in Paradise Chiang Mai | Price starts from: $120~

Ping Nakara Boutique Hotel & Spa

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Experience staying at this colonial-style designed hotel. Delight in the pristine, all-white exterior that’s unlike any other. Spot hand-crafted furniture in your room. Spoil yourself with facial and body treatments at Nakara Spa too!

To love: The interiors | Landmark: Iron Bridge | Price starts from: $140~

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

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Be pleasantly surprised by this resort hotel situated along Mae Ping River. Spot the elegant teak flooring and private balcony featured in your room and so much more!

To love: The quaint amenities | Landmark: Iron Bridge | Price starts from: $220~

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai

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Treat yourself to a spacious suite in this historic boutique hotel that was once a colonial homestead. Check out the traditional design details like tiled verandas, and Victorian bathtub in your room. Work up a sweat at the gym or explore the gardens.

To love: The sophisticated furnishing | Landmark: Vieng-Joom-On Tea House | Price starts from: $400~

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Overall

Cap off your northern Thailand trip with these outstanding accommodations. I hope you find something that suits your travel needs!

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2 Comments

  1. kenneth

    Awesome suggestions!

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    • Aileen Adalid

      Hope it helps :D

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