Gay Luxury Hotels in Chiang Mai


9 Best Luxury Gay Hotels in Chiang Mai

Having established itself as Thailand’s trendiest city, Chiang Mai now has more than its share of stylish luxury hotels. Here, you’ll find everything from cool and hip urban pads to lavish villas steeped in the Thai tradition. We have focused on hotels in the fashionable Nimman area and riverside locations. Two central spots where you will where you’ll find a lot of the gay Chiang Mai nightlife.

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Why We Love It:
♥ Peaceful tree-lined grounds
♥ Lovely rooftop area with river views
♥ Spacious and comfortable suites
♥ Idyllic riverside location

This ultra-stylish riverside resort features contemporary design and open, pleasant green spaces. The accommodation is made up of 30 luxury suites, each with plush furnishings and state-of-the-art tech, some even including a private plunge pool. The swanky rooftop area features an infinity saltwater pool, a bar, and a gym, all with scenic river views. Elsewhere, you’ll find two chic restaurants and a rejuvenating spa. Read the full review

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    Why We Love It:
    ♥ Riverside location
    ♥ Gorgeous modern decor
    ♥ Excellent wellness and fitness facilities
    ♥ Fully serviced apartments available

    Anantara Chiang Mai Resort features contemporary Asian-inspired decor that perfectly blends with the manicured grounds for a feeling of complete relaxation. Every spacious room comes with a private balcony, rain shower, and luxury toiletries, and the serviced apartments also include a fully-equipped kitchen. As well as a large infinity pool, a state-of-the-art gym, and a blissful spa, you’ll find various wellness and fitness activities on offer, such as yoga, Tai Chi, and kickboxing. Read the full review

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      Why We Love It:
      ♥ Perfect for the Night Bazaar and surrounding gay bars
      ♥ Pleasant rooms with big windows
      ♥ Infinity swimming pool with
      ♥ Excellent breakfast spread

      Conveniently located between the river and the Old City, Le Meridien Chiang Mai also sits bang in the middle of the city’s famous Night Bazaar. The relaxing rooms feature large windows with comfy window couches from which to enjoy the view, and the spacious en-suites all come with tubs. The food at the various restaurants is great, especially the varied buffet breakfast. There’s a rooftop pool that’s perfect for swimming, and a small gym. Read the full review

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        Why We Love It:
        ♥ Stylish decor with traditional Thai touches
        ♥ Excellent fitness and wellness facilities
        ♥ Wonderful beds
        ♥ Close to Night Market and gay bars

        In true Shangri-La fashion, this elegant resort offers top-of-the-range facilities in an upscale environment. These include a great fitness center, complete with gym and weekend classes, and a beautiful spa in the manicured gardens. The rooms feature modern design with a strong Northern Thai identity, as well as exceptionally comfy beds. The Night Bazaar is just five minutes away, with several popular gay bars in the area.

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          Why We Love It:
          ♥ Spacious, stylish suites
          ♥ Freestanding tubs in every suite
          ♥ Perfect for a romantic stay
          ♥ Close to a popular gay sauna

          This hip hotel is located in Nimman and is big on design, with an impeccably executed contemporary style. The layout in each of the spacious suites is ideal for couples, featuring a freestanding tub in a private open-air courtyard, as well as a cozy living and dining area. There’s an excellent Italian restaurant on-site and a buzzy, trendy bar that’s perfect for kickstarting a night out. Meanwhile, popular gay sauna House of Male is just a short 5-minute walk from the hotel.

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            Why We Love It:
            ♥ Located in trendy Nimman
            ♥ Original Thai art throughout the hotel
            ♥ Stylish and unique rooms
            ♥ Great Thai restaurant

            This chic boutique hotel is decorated throughout with original artwork by Thai artists, with each room featuring an original and unique design. The suites are particularly opulent, while the rooms tend to be in a more modern minimalist style. The rooftop pool is stunning, and the gym is small but pleasant. The on-site restaurant, Jarid, serves up delicious contemporary Thai dishes and a selection of fine wines. Art Mai Gallery sits in Chiang Mai’s trendy Nimman neighborhood, surrounded by cool cafes, bars, shops, and restaurants, including some gay options.

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              7. U Nimman Chiang Mai

              Why We Love It:
              ♥ Great Nimman Road location
              ♥ Huge rooms
              ♥ Large and very well-equipped fitness suite
              ♥ Fresh and delicious breakfast

              U Nimman sits right on Nimmanhaemin Road, in the heart of Chiang Mai’s most fashionable neighborhood. A popular gay club Warm Up Cafe within a 10-minute walk. The hotel features very large rooms with colorful, contemporary design and cool glass-fronted en-suites. There is an outstanding gym and a big rooftop pool, and the buffet breakfast is excellent. Free bikes are available from reception, which makes for a great way of getting around.

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                Why We Love It:
                ♥ Great location for sightseeing and city exploring
                ♥ Elegant and contemporary design
                ♥ Awesome rooftop pool
                ♥ Welcoming and attentive staff

                This fashionable hotel features unique, lavish design. The rooms are panelled with dramatic wood and traditional Thai motifs, with roomy en-suites and big windows. There’s a rooftop pool for cooling off and a wonderful spa to wind down after a day of sightseeing. The food at the restaurant is tasty, and the staff are super friendly. The location in Nimman is great for exploring Chiang Mai’s trendy side but is also a short walk away from the Old Town and its myriad temples.

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                  Why We Love It:
                  ♥ Jaw-dropping scenery and surroundings
                  ♥ Stunning traditional villas and pavillions
                  ♥ Outstanding facilities across the board
                  ♥ Larger villas and residences available for groups

                  This 5-star stands out due to its exceptionally gorgeous setting among lush rice fields in the outskirts of Chiang Mai. The city is about an hour’s drive away, and the hotel provides a shuttle service, but the idea here is to get away from everything. All the facilities, from the outdoor pools to the spa to the authentic fine Thai dining, are exceptional. Choose between a romantic pavillion or a large villa, all designed in a beautiful traditional style and surrounded by abundant greenery. Fully equipped residences are also available, and come with private butler service.

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