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A laid-back city with a unique
appeal, Chiang Rai is every vacationers delight, with a number of historical
attractions amidst scenic surroundings. Chiang Rai offers wanderlust travelers
a lure of adventure and an insight into its historical past, which speaks
of many mysteries and folk lores. From being a photographer's delight to
being a culinary traveler's favorite, Chiang Rai Hotels is a great base
to explore the picturesque surroundings.
|Chiang Rai is laid-back
city with a rich cultural diversity that strikes an instant chord with
the wanderlust traveler. The picturesque city is surrounded by mystic hills
and valleys, and allures travelers to explore the terrains. Chiang Rai
is Thailand's northern-most province and shares its border with Myanmar
and Laos. Chiang Rai has colorful customs and an unchanged way of life
which gives a generous glimpse of its traditional lifestyle. There's a
large highland population of hill-tribes, with each tribe speaking a different
language. There are a numerous tourist attractions featuring Buddhist temples,
shrines, and a lot of Lanna-style architectures which speaks volumes of
history of Chiang Rai.
The most famous tourist attraction
in Chiang Rai is the Wat Phra Kaeo, which is famous for its Emerald Buddha,
which was later shifted to Bangkok. The Gate of Siam is also a much frequented
place and its one of those few places from where you can witness a panoramic
view of the mighty Mekong River. Wat Doi Se Tung is another very important
temple in Thailand, and it is believed to have the left collar bones of
Lord Buddha enshrined in the twin pagodas. The way up to this mountain
shrine offers fantastic views; a shutterbug's true delight.
Apart from the historical
attractions, Chiang Rai has a lot on its platter to offer to travelers.
It's also a place where you can get fantastic souvenirs and a splendid
cuisine for the culinary traveler.
Rai being a picturesque city, offers many sightseeing opportunities, and
the best way to get around is bikes. They are readily available too, and
you can set out at your own convenience in a relaxed mood. Car rentals
are also easily available and it would be worth while to explore the surrounding
areas, for which Chiang Rai serves as a good base to explore. Apart from
a number of tourist attractions in the city, visitors can also enjoy a
scenic drive to the city of Chiang Mai, which takes around 3 hours by car.
For a more relaxed vacation, you can also try out the two international
golf courses, Santiburi and The Old Airport, located outside the city.
Chiang Rai is served by an international airport, and travelers can also
arrive in the city by road directly from Bangkok.
Getting an accommodation
in Chiang Rai is easy and Chiang Rai hotels offer varied options, and travelers
can choose from bed and breakfast types to luxurious ones. Travelers will
find a host of desired facilities and services, and surprisingly, Chiang
Rai hotels are also affordable at the same time. Most of the hotels in
Chiang Rai are located in scenic surroundings and offer ample glimpses
of the local life.
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Island Resort Chiang Rai
Dusit Island Resort Chiang
Rai hotel is situated on an island in the Mae Kok River that flows through
central Chiang Rai, Thailand's northernmost province. Located close to
Chiang Rai City Center, Dusit Island Resort Chiang Rai provides a gateway
to explore the varied sights and sounds of the northern region. With easy
access to the mountains, forests, rivers, ancient temples and colourful
hilltribes, many of the region's major attractions are within a day's journey
from the Resort. The hotel's decor and furnishings also reflect the diversity
of northern Thai styles. For special functions, guests can enjoy traditional
dining on the floor while leaning against multi-coloured triangular cushions.
The Mae Kok River provides a spectacular natural backdrop visible from
all the guest rooms, as well as from the rooftop restaurant, The Peak.
Hotel Resort & Spa Chiang Rai
Laluna stands apart from
the crowd with a unique feel. A collection of 79 spacious bungalows hidden
away from the main road and nestled within a tropical paradise, 20 of or
bungalows surround the large lagoon style swimming pool and Jacuzzi with
a large deck area where you can sit and relax, order a poolside snack or
cocktail. We are located only minutes from the famous night bazaar and
centre of town, and a 15 minute drive to the airport and bus station.
Laluna has a large lagoon swimming pool with sun deck to relax on. Laluna
feels like a secret garden hidden away from the main road, you can leave
that concrete jungle behind. Many services available to release that stress
and make your stay relaxing, with a great buffet breakfast, pool side massage
and 48inch plasma tv in every room.
Meridien Chiang Rai Resort
The only 5-star resort found
in Chiang Rai, a cultural region of Northern Thailand, the resort has 159
rooms that meld luxury with style. The resort features a blend of activities,
including therapeutic treatments at the spa, refreshing swims in the pool,
and hearty workouts in the gym. Outdoors, guests can embark on hill tribe
visits, elephant trekking, and river tours. Le Méridien's European
heritage for gourmet cuisine and fine wines has evolved into a diverse
menu of stimulating and innovative tastes that invite guests to discover
a new dining perspective each time they visit. A savoury Italian menu can
be found at Favola, and diners can explore captivating international and
Asian cuisine at Latest Recipe. Latitude 19 serves snacks and drinks from
morning until midnight, and Chill Bar is open poolside for light meals
and cocktails until the sunset.
Mantrini Boutique Resort Chiang Rai
This contemporary and stylish
boutique hotel is located a few minutes from the airport and just outside
of Chiang Rai city center.The hotel skillfully blends the essence of traditional
Lanna style with modern design. The fifty nine spacious rooms are designed
in a minimalist but still feature a full range of services and amenities
as expected of todayís modern hotel. The hotel provides disabled facilities,
a swimming pool and conference facilities for business travelers. The comfortable
rooms offer views of Chiang Raiís rolling and un-spoilt landscape, combined
with the service of friendly staff makes this an ideal spot from which
to discover Thailandís northern most province.
Palm Garden Hotel Chiang Rai
Palm Garden Hotel provides
33 rooms that are tastefully furnished with quality and comfort in mind.
Our rooms offer modern conveniences including: air conditioning, satellite
TV, and wireless internet. We are centrally located just 5 minutes from
the Chiang Rai Airport and Downtown shopping areas. Come and enjoy Northern
Thailand Hospitality and beautiful countryside. This nice boutique hotel
is a hidden jem in Chiang Rai. All guest will enjoy a memorable stay with
style and convenience. Our staff will assist guests in every aspect of
their stay. Experience true northern Thailand hospitality. The hotel restaurant
is decorated in a Modern Lanna style. Offers a delicious international
buffet breakfast. Also, a Thai and International cuisine menu for travelers.
Inn Chiang Rai
Wiang Inn Hotel is a luxury
hotel that brings to fast modernizing Chiangrai an enhancing beauty and
host of first class facilities. At the same time, guests enjoy the very
personalized hospitality Thailand's north has become famous for. The Hotel
offers 260 beautiful and comfortable guest room decorated in a pleasing
elegant northern motif. Besides modern facilities for recreation and relaxation,
convention rooms are also available for seminars, conferences and banquets
for up to 500 persons, Our attentive service is prompt and courteous under
the warmth of Thai hospitality, catering to guests' desires.
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