Discovery >

The Rim in Chiang Mai Has Old City Edge

October 11, 2010 by Khiri Travel | Filed Under:

We like the Rim Hotel in Chiang Mai. It has a lot of old Lanna charm about it, not least because it is located in the Old City. The Old City is the historic quarter of Chiang Mai surrounded by ramparts and moats.

The-Rim-Chiang-Mai

It was constructed in the reign of King Mengrai. There are five gates around the city. The Rim Hotel is at the Pratu Suan Dok Gate, only a few minutes from Chiang Mai airport. The hotel is very well placed for visits to local temples, museums, historical landmarks, the weekend market, assorted ‘walking streets’, the foothills of Doi Suthep, and Chiang Mai zoo.

The new property is styled as an old Lanna house. The guest welcome lounge is surrounded by swimming pool, restaurant, bars, tropical garden and 36 luxurious guest rooms in three buildings named after northern flowers “Chaba, Dahla and  Monta”. The Lanna design emphasizes northern Thai landscape, local arts and handicrafts. The Rim Hotel is a good three-star base from which to explore the historical part of Chiang Mai city.

Latest post

Hotel Recommendations this Month

Yangon Airport Hotel and New Boutique Hotel Near Preah Vihear Temple

Read More

This Month’s Selected Hotels

Our selected hotels for June are found in some of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful locations.

Read More

Hotel Des Arts, Saigon, Vietnam

This luxury accommodation in the heart of Saigon welcomes guests with lovely piano music in the lobby.

Read More

Cultural Immersion Among the Red Dao People of North Vietnam

Journey to this off the beaten path place in North Vietnam for cultural immersion among the Red Dao people and their CBT initiatives in handicrafts, making bamboo paper and hosting a village homestay. A great way for travelers to directly contribute to the local population.

Read More

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our B2B newsletters are for industry professionals




*We’ll never share your email address and you can opt out at any time.