Chiang Mai’s stunning boutique hotel boasts a rich colonial past
Centrally located, the award-winning 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai is a beautiful boutique hotel with a rich colonial past that dates back to the late 1800’s. Architectural historians and conservationists worked meticulously to reinforce the integrity of the original structure and guests can expect the same nostalgic ambiance in all 30 suites here, along with the latest modern comforts and conveniences.
The room categories range from the 70 sq.m Rajah Brooke Suites, to the 135 sq.m Louis Leonowens Pool Suites which offer generous living rooms, a sunken bath overlooking tropical foliage, and a private 5.5 x 2.5 metre swimming pool. All the hotel’s luxurious and spacious suites are exquisitely appointed, and all come with butler service, high ceilings, large walk-in wardrobes, free standing Victorian bath tubs, dual washbasins, separate indoor and outdoor showers, ultra-comfortable four poster beds, and vintage tiled verandahs with daybeds. Meanwhile,modern conveniences include: free high-speed Wi Fi; air conditioning; ceiling fan; 400 thread count bed linen; in-room music system with iPod connectivity; flat screen LCD TVs with satellite/cable channels; in-room safe; mini-bar; and more.
F&B outlets include The Dining Room, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and Palette, an intimate restaurant that seats up to 24 diners and features artwork by local artists. And for libations, head to Jack Bain’s Bar where the historical atmosphere harkens back to the golden age of cocktails and gentlemen’s clubs.
Recreational amenities include The Spa, which offers a contemporary treatment menu featuring unique signature ceremonies, sophisticated, face and body therapies and traditional therapeutic massages. Meanwhile guests can also get fit in the 24-hour gymnasium, or unwind in the 25 x 5.5 metre swimming pool. Enjoy cocktails, fresh juices, and light refreshments while soaking up some rays.With all this history and sophistication, it’s no surprise that 137 Pillars House has also become a popular venue for bespoke weddings and other special occasions. The hotel’s experienced events team can no doubt meet your exact needs.