Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, a shopper’s paradise, is the pulsating centre of the city’s nightlife. In fact, the entire stretch of Loi Kroh Road comes alive with open-air bars, restaurants and shopping stalls after sunset. A handful of luxury international hotels are based around the Chang Klan and Loy Kroh intersection. Staying in the Night Bazaar area gives you easy access to just about everything Chiang Mai has to offer, including the shopping promenade on the opposite bank of the River Ping.
Le Meridien Chiang Mai
5-Star | Executive Floor & Lounge | In-room Entertainment | Luxurious Spa | Shopping
A tasteful blend of European artistic heritage and modern Asian splendour, this world-renowned French hotel brand brings the best of both worlds together. Statement sculptural pieces, lofty ceilings, soft earth-tone hues and glittering surfaces define the hotel’s elegant interiors. Rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, signature Le Meridien bed, complete with duvet and down pillows. The outdoor pool with Jacuzzi overlooks Doi Suthep, and the spa offers an extensive range of wellness and relaxing treatments, including Le Meridien’s signature Chakra crystal treatment. Contemporary Italian and International cuisine are the orders of the day at the two main restaurants, while light snacks and coffee are served at the poolside bar and lobby lounge.
DusitD2 Chiang Mai
5-Star | Business Centre | Luxurious Spa | Health Club | In-room Entertainment
Hip, fresh and stylishly sophisticated, DusitD2 Chiang Mai redefines luxury through a creative approach to modern hospitality. The vibrant interiors combine contemporary form with a bright colour scheme and intelligent lighting design to evoke a sense of fun and vivacity. Guestrooms offer plenty of living spaces, natural light and high-tech amenities. Every element offers a delightful experience, from Moxie restaurant’s eclectic tastes menu to expertly-rendered cocktails from Mix Bar, or just chilling in the club lounge, Devarana Spa, or at the outdoor pool. The bustling night bazaar, restaurants and entertainment are at the hotel’s doorstep.
Centara Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai
4-Star | Affordable | Shopping Arcade | Massage Service | Extensive Facilities
If you are looking for a hotel located in the midst of Night Bazaar’s dynamic shopping scene, clean rooms with city views and a good range of recreational and dining facilities, then this modest hotel under the reputable Centara group might be a good choice. Rooms come in five categories, from Superior (36sqm) to Business Plus (40sqm) to the expansive Royal Suite (330sqm). A diverse array of dining options awaits to delight your palate at the five dining venues. The outdoor pool with Jacuzzi overlooks the downtown skyline. There’s also a fitness centre, jogging track and aerobic studio for health-conscious guests.
Royal Princess Chiang Mai
4-Star | Connecting Rooms | Babysitting Service | Massage Service | Shopping Arcade
Backed by the Dusit group’s years of hospitality expertise, Royal Princess Chiang Mai has all the know-how to make your stay an impressive experience. Staff members have well-rounded knowledge of the locale, a big plus when you are new to the city. Apart from service, the hotel’s 198 guestrooms offer spacious living spaces, with floor-to-ceiling windows, and are tastefully decorated in contemporary Thai style. The main restaurant specialises in Cantonese and regional Chinese cuisine, while the Garden Café features a menu of international, Asian and regional Thai dishes. There’s also an outdoor pool, mini gym, massage and meeting facilities.
4-Star | Business Centre | Gourmet Dining | Babysitting Service | Spa
Part of the reputable Moevenpick group of hotels and resorts, this 190-room hotel is ideally situated in the most-happening section of the Night Bazaar, where Loy Kroh and Chang Klan intersect. Rooms come in eight categories, catering to individual travellers to business executives to families, all decked out in contemporary Lanna style. Overlooking the bustling shopping scene, the sidewalk café, The Terrace, offers a pleasant atmosphere for chilling out during the day or after sunset. Fuang Fah, the Thai restaurant, has been serving up tasty Thai dishes since 1962, while the French restaurant Le Bistrot extends its menu to steaks and international fare. Other facilities include a swimming pool, spa, business centre and Wi-Fi internet access.