Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai 

Five-star urban sanctuary

A luxurious and serene retreat in a super-central location in Chiang Mai.

This superb Shangri-La resort in Chiang Mai combines traditional Thai design and modern luxury, conveniently located in the heart of the northern capital. Less than a mile outside the historic walls and an equal distance to the Ping River, you're a short walk from the city's sights such as the famous night bazaar.

Why we love Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai

  • You’d never know from the peaceful and serene atmosphere that you’re steps from the night market in the heart of Chiang Mai

  • Its award-winning spa, set among lush gardens and lotus ponds, has a menu of indulgent herb-and-flower-based treatments

  • The freeform swimming pool, surrounded by soaring palm trees and lavish double cabanas, is the largest in the city

  • Upgrade to a Premier Room and you’ll get a generous sitting area with a daybed and views of mountains or the pool

5 stars
Oct - Apr
Bangkok 11½ hours
Just steps from the night market in the heart of Chiang Mai
Approx. 10 minutes' transfer from Chiang Mai airport



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Embodying the spirit of Chiang Mai, dining here is a casual affair, with Kad Kafé serving Thai, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, European and Mediterranean specialities, and China Kitchen offering a wide selection of Szechuan and Cantonese dishes throughout the day and into the evening. As the sun goes down, the Lobby Lounge is the perfect spot to enjoy a post-dinner cocktail in a Lanna-style setting.

China Kitchen
Offering a wide selection of Szechuan and Cantonese dishes.

Kad Kafé
The hotel's all-day dining restaurant, serving a mix of cuisine including Thai, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, European and Mediterranean.

Lobby Lounge
Serving afternoon tea, light snacks and evening cocktails.

Visit Kad Kafé on Friday for its seafood night whilst the Sunday brunch is a must.

What's included

Breakfast at Kad Kafé

Hidden amongst the tranquil gardens you will find Chi, The Spa. Amongst the lotus ponds, you will find nine treatment villas and the yoga pavilion. Indulge in Thai herbal wraps, coconut scrubs and aromatherapy massages. Yoga classes are also available.

Shangri-La's central location makes it an ideal base to explore Chiang Mai's old city, temples, museum and the famous night markets.

Shangri-La Chiang Mai has helped reduce pollution, created jobs and supported the local community through its biochar project. Biochar is made from organic material and is a cleaner alternative to charcoal.

There's a daily schedule of activities for children including nature art and ceramic painting, Thai handicrafts and eco tours.

Minimum stay: 3 nights 09-11 Nov and 20 Dec-02 Jan.

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