Around The World in Chiang Mai
Haven’t got the time or means to go travelling? Never fear, Chiang Mai can offer up a slice of the exotic if you just know where to look!
1. San Pareni Boutique Hotel Chiang Mai
Get a whirlwind tour of Europe with this Tuscan/Amsterdam/Swiss inspired hotel offering classic European cuisine, homemade bakery and quality wines.
47/1 Moo5, 700th Anniversary
Chiang Mai Road
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053 105 557 / 082 182 1844
2. Haikin Ryokan
Slip into your cotton yakuta and slide into a steaming onsen before relaxing in your Japanese room and heading to sample a great Japanese meal.
3. Vieng Joom On Teahouse
This homage to Jaipur’s spectacular pink city serves tea a la Raj on the banks of the Ping. Fifty types of teas are served with British baked goodies, just like the colonial days of yore.
4. London Tearoom and Guesthouse
Step into your grandmother’s kitchen where piping hot pots of tea are ready to be poured and served along with a large range of classic British cakes and puddings.
Open 8am – 6pm
Soi 3, Sirimankalajan Road
085 728 5613
5. Clay Studio in the Garden
This Angkor inspired café is charming and lush with lovely terracotta and brick murals, reliefs and sculptures peeping out of the foliage. You can even take in a free sculpture course with your lunch!
Open 8am – 6pm
36 Soi 2, Phra Pokklao Road
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095 675 4015
6. Hillsborough The English Country House Hotel & Leisure
This extraordinary resort looks like it could be set in a bucolic country setting somewhere in Devon, with rolling hills and whitewashed buildings hiding and featuring cosy nooks and crannies. They serve scrumptious English teas as well as fine dining in their restaurant.
7. The Grand Morocc Hotel
Step into a North African oasis with cool mosaic tiles, trickling fountains and Moroccan accents. The restaurant serves international food.