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About Butterfly Resort


By the Ping River, this design resort provides both luxury as well as a home environment at the same time. Butterfly is about a 20 minute drive from the airport, and 10 minutes from the Old City. All rooms are set in a village cluster layout and situated in a private zone amidst a garden and large fish pond with a unique and reflective design of the local culture, with contemporary relevance. Room features air-conditioning, spacious bathroom with air jet Bathtub, outdoor shower and private balcony/garden. Butterfly offers spacious 2 salt-system swimming pools with built-in air jets, an all-day restaurant, riverside bar, meeting room, reading room, Sala Theater and a oversized garden overlooking the river. Chiang Mai has over 300 temples, but the most popular by far is Doi Suthep. Other places of interest include the Botanical Gardens, Elephant Safari, and Kantoke Dinners. The resort provides a complimentary shuttle to both the airport and the downtown area, making it easy to make trips to the Night and the Sunday market. At 125 meters, this is the longest property by the river, and provides guests with ample riverside locations to lounge. The uniquely designed Butterfly Resort is sure to make you forget that you are in Thailand's second largest city.
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  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • valet parking
  • car park
  • airport transfer

Fitness & recreation

  • massage

Swimming & soaking

  • hot tub
  • outdoor pool

For kids

  • pool (kids)

Food & beverage

  • room service
  • restaurant
  • bar


  • pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • laundry service

Guest services

  • tours
  • concierge

On-site facilities

  • family room
  • garden
  • smoking area

Health and security

  • safety deposit boxes
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When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 350THB
Check-In From: 14:00AM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 8 km
Distance to Airport: 14 km
Internet Usage Fee: 0THB
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 19
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 15
Year Hotel Built: 2009
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Recent customer comments

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  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 9.0
  • Location 7.9
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.9
  • Service 8.8
  • Value for Money 8.6
  • Food/Dining 7.9

Margaret B.
February 22, 2015
No pool service They allow to book pool chairs
room and location
we been in 3 times we want be back they allow people to hold the pool chairs and they may not use the chair all day , horrible scuffles occurred over people hogging the pool bed . We want be back . It was nice when you had towel service . Reserve pool bed when using pool , taken over buy Russians .

Dominique E.
August 25, 2011
Nice room and great location
very friendly staff, good location near the river, perfect for a quiet holliday and not to far from chiang mai centercity, great breakfast !!

William H.
United Kingdom
May 21, 2011
Tranquility out of town
Infinity pool leading down to the Ping River
very friendly and personalized service from the staff. a daily water taxi (10.30am) and air conditioned van (6pm) take you into town for free. great red & green curries served up by the ping river. we enjoyed the frank sinatra cd which played at breakfast each morning!

Nivedita M.
May 09, 2011
Serene and restful
Very well looked after
We really liked the hotel and its peaceful setting. The rooms are very comfortable and the bath is lovely.

Methanee C.
May 01, 2011
Lovely hotel and service with a smile
Atmosphere in hotel
the food is expensive and comes with small potion. beds are comfortable and clean. the locations is far away from town. suit for travelers who would like quiet place to relax.

Heather O.
April 22, 2011
The Butterfly Resort...heaven on Earth
The decor AND the location
This is one of the most tastefully decorated place I have ever had the pleasure of staying at. It is situated in a gigantic property with impeccable grounds and lovely staff. The outdoor shower and jacuzzi tub were a definite highlight too! The only real drawback for us was the menu. The breakfast was great,, but we found the rest of the menu to be rather average and a bit overpriced for Chiang Mai, in addition to a 200 Baht corkage fee, which is rather steep. BUT, it truly was a gorgeous place to stay and the hourly shuttle into the city was much appreciated. Fantastic!

Maud D.
United States
April 18, 2011
Relaxing escape
loved the rooms. i felt like i woke up in a movie set every morning.
long trip into town but the hotel was very helpful in providing transportation

Shannon D.
United States
April 17, 2011
Beautiful small resort!
The staff was amazing, very helpful with everything. Very easy to get to and back from downtown.
the resort is set on the river and is surrounded by nature. the resort is small and set out of town. but it is easy enough to take the shuttle into town and back to the resort. we also took a tuk tuk back from town one night. the rooms seems very new and were extremly comfortable. the staff was wonderful and very helpful. also, the food was very good there.

Margaret B.
April 03, 2011
Fabulous place for Romance, relaxation ,service
Room , out door shower big spa.no in room TV . Bar ,pool and number of on or outdoor space by 7-8
Best stay we changed our laterreturn from up north to a city hotel to come back here , all we dined or chatted to loved it well done . Service to your needs accommodate for your needs , free shuttle into to town , staff great and facilities

Sarah C.
March 19, 2011
Romantic bungalows on the river
Romantic, beautiful views
About 10 minute drive from town centre, beautiful rooms in quiet location, perfect for couples, not family friendly, excellent service