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10 Top Best Hotels Near Thapae Gate

If you are traveling to Chiang Mai, there is really only one location you want to stay, and that is anywhere near Thapae Gate. If you are close to Thapae gate you are pretty much within walking distance to all the tourist stuff such as temples and markets, as well as the best soapy massages and go-go bars. Dont forget to read the guide to Chiang Mai nightlife before you visit so you know all the best spots!

The Best Hotels Close to Thapae Gate

U Chiang Mai Hotel

The U Chiang Mai Hotel is the best all around hotel in Chiang Mai when considering all factors such as location, price, value, cleanliness, and the room itself. The price is slightly high/medium but the U Chiang Mai Hotel is literally located dead center of the city where all of the action is. The facilities include free wifi in all common areas and in each room, they have a restaurant, pool, and fittness center. They also rent bikes on site. Read More -->>

Kodchasri Thani Hotel

Kodchasri Thani Hotel

Kodchasri Thani Hotel is probably the second best hotel in Chiang Mai for most travelers. The price is also on the higher end of the medium range but Kodchasri Thani Hotel does everything right. Its located on the southeast side of the moat and just a short walk to all the weekend markets and nightlife. They have a great pool and fitness center and offer free wifi in every room and public areas. Read More -->>

Frangipani Service Residences

Frangipani Service Residences

The Frangipani Service Residences is an apartment style hotel. This will fit best for people traveling in groups or families with children. They have 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with a kitchen. The Frangipani Service Residences is located inside the moat near the northern most gate. The location offers great access to the Sunday Market and lots of activities including bars, restaurants, and nightlife. Read More -->>

Tamarind Village Hotel

Tamarind Village Hotel

Tamarind Village Hotel offers probably the best possible location in the whole city. Located just off the main road, and directly between Thapae Gate and the city center. You are literally just a minute walk from all the best attractions in the city such as temples, nightlife, restaurants, and markets. Tamarind Village Hotel is the most expensive hotel on my list but its still just over $100 dollars and wont make anyone poor. Read More -->>

Rustic Guest House

Rustic Guest House

While Rustic Guest House does not have the best location of any hotel on my list, it does have by far the best rooms and value of any hotel in its price range. At just $18 a night you get a very nicely decorated, clean room, airport transfer, free wifi throughout the hotel, and a bar and Thai restaurant on site. Rustic Guest House is located outside of the moat, about a 5 or 10 minute walk to Thapae Gate, and very close to the Night Bazaar. Read More -->>

Le Meridien Chiang Mai Hotel

Le Meridien Chiang Mai Hotel

The most visibal and maybe the most famous hotel in Chiang Mai is Le Meridien Chiang Mai Hotel. Le Meridien Chiang Mai Hotel offers the best location outside the old city. Located right in the center of the night bazaar and on Loi Kroh Rd. you are directly in the middle of all of the nightlife action. Literally hundreds of restaurants and bars located within an easy walk, not to mention the great restaurants in the hotel itself. Read More -->>

Mini Cost Guesthouse

Mini Cost Guesthouse

Mini Cost Guesthouse is probably the best value guesthouse within the old city. Located on soi 1 just a 1 minute walk to both Thapae Gate and the Sunday Market, the location cant be beat. Mini Cost Guesthouse offers free wifi in every room and common areas, has a restaurant and food on site, a very friendly, English speaking staff, and excellent rooms for the price. Read More -->>

Studio 99 Serviced Apartment

Studio 99 Serviced Apartment

Studio 99 Serviced Apartment is located outside the moat about half way between the night bazaar and Thapae Gate, within easy walking distance to both the night bazaar and the Sunday market. At around 2000 baht per night, Studio 99 Serviced Apartment offers excellent value for 1 and 2 bedroom apartment style hotel rooms. Studio 99 Serviced Apartment is ideal for both group travelers and families, especially those who would like to cook for themselves. Read More -->>

Chiang Mai Summer Resort

Chiang Mai Summer Resort

The most unique hotel on my list is Chiang Mai Summer Resort. This is a traditional lanna style house that has been converted into a resort. Everything is very lanna traditional style in a teak lanna setting, but they have all the modern amenities you need to feel at home. Chiang Mai Summer Resort is set in beautiful gardens located near the southeast corner of the old city in a great location. They offer free wifi and is the best get away on the list. Read More -->>

Rich Lanna House

Rich Lanna House

Rich Lanna House is another hotel located in an old, traditional lanna style Thai setting. Rich Lanna House is located close to the northern most gate within the old city. Rich Lanna House offers very nice, clean, Thai style rooms in a traditional, peaceful setting. They have a nice pool and offer free wifi in all the rooms and common areas. The location is within walking distance to the Sunday market and lots of bars and restaurants. Read More -->>


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