9.0

Exceptional
/10
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Breakfast8
View5
Housekeeping4
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8.5

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum 3.9 km
Chiang Mai Night Bazaar 3.9 km
Tha Phae Gate 4.7 km
Wua Lai Walking Street 5.2 km
Wat Chedi Luang 5.4 km
Wat Phra Singh (Gold Temple) 5.9 km
Chiang Mai Zoo 10.0 km
Wat Phra That Doi Kham 12.6 km
Chiang Mai Night Safari 13.3 km
Elephant Rescue Park 43.0 km
Nearby landmarks
Hong Thong Muay Thai 320 m
Panna Herb Spa 390 m
Pharma Way 1.2 km
Promenada Chiangmai 1.3 km
Baan Celadon 1.6 km
Dr. Suppha Chai 1.6 km
SR Complex Swimming Pool 1.6 km
Central Airport Plaza 1.6 km
Running Track 1.6 km
Save Drug (2nd Floor) 1.7 km
The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai

"The rooms were kept flawlessly clean, all the staff went beyond for us and just added to it all."

Josh - December 20, 2019
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The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai

51/4 Chiang Mai - Sankampaeng Road Moo 1, Amphur Muang, Tha Sala, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50000 - See map
Wellness
Everything you need for a rejuvenating retreat for both body and spirit.
Spa & Beauty
Massage
Sauna
Spa
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Workout and Leisure
Fitness center
Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Currency exchange

  • Hot tub

  • Sauna

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Value for money8.5
Distance to city center1 km
Location rating8.5
Nearest airportChiang Mai International Airport (CNX)
Distance to airport7.7 km

Rooms available at The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai

Exceptional
Room comfort & quality
9.4
Deluxe Villa
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  • Room size: 185 m²/1991 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed or 2 single be...
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Grand Deluxe Villa with Plunge Pool
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  • Room size: 200 m²/2153 ft²
  • Nature view
  • 1 double bed or 2 single be...
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Grand Pool Villa
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  • Room size: 220 m²/2368 ft²
  • Nature view
  • 1 king bed
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Vegetable Garden Villa
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  • Room size: 75 m²/807 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Grand Deluxe Villa with Pool
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  • Room size: 220 m²/2368 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
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Vegetable Villa
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  • Room size: 75 m²/807 ft²
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Colonial Suite
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  • Room size: 88 m²/947 ft²
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Villa
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  • Room size: 88 m²/947 ft²
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Colonial Suite
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  • Room size: 88 m²/947 ft²
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Spa Suite
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  • Balcony/terrace
  • Separate shower/bathtub
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai?

Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai?

The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 1500 THB. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. Parking options include a full-service valet for total ease. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Chiang Mai with private transportation, the hotel can arrange car rental for you.

Is breakfast offered at The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai?

Wake up to a great buffet breakfast at The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 1048 THB if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What are my dining options at The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai?

The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai features 4 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience.

What is the smoking policy at The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai?

The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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What people love about The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai

  • 9.6

    Exceptional
    Spaciousness

    "The Villa was very spacious with a huge balcony and backyard."

    Genesis

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    September 19, 2018

  • 10.0

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Stayed for 5 nights and it was nowhere near enough time."

    Josh

    |

    December 20, 2019

  • 10.0

    Exceptional

    "The experience from beginning to end was outstanding"

    Shukri

    |

    September 26, 2019

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Room comfort score
9.4/10
Room size
170 sqm.
Service score
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Cleanliness score
9.3/10
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Overall rating:

9.0

Exceptional
455 reviews
Cleanliness
9.2
Facilities
9.2
Location
8.5
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More about The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai

More about The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai

The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai provides some of the world’s most spacious accommodation ranging from 60 square metres to 644 square metres. The property’s 60-acres offer ample space for luxurious teak wood villas and suites perched amongst vast landscaped gardens and emerald rice paddies.

Facilities of the The Dhara Dhevi Hotel Chiang Mai include a 3,100 square meters Dheva Spa and Wellness Centre, amphi-theatre for cultural events, swimming pool, restaurants and bars, a cooking school, a health club, library, Lanna Kids Club, craft village, grand ballroom and private meeting areas, a traditional shopping village and a bakery and delicatessen with home-made cakes, sandwiches and pastries.

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Amenities and facilities
Exceptional
Facilities

9.2

Most talked about facilities

Breakfast

13 mentions

Swimming Pool

8 mentions

Food & Dining

4 mentions

View

2 mentions

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Japanese
  • Thai

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steamroom
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tennis court
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Cash withdrawal
  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Shops
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Kids club
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool [kids]

Access

  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Valet parking

Available in all rooms

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily newspaper
  • Desk
  • DVD/CD player
  • Fan
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe box
  • Internet access – wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • LAN Internet in room [free]
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Seating area
  • Separate shower/bathtub
  • Shower
  • Wake-up service
  • Whirlpool bathtub
  • Wi-Fi [free]
Location
51/4 Chiang Mai - Sankampaeng Road Moo 1, Amphur Muang, Tha Sala, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50000
Excellent
Location

8.5

Airports

  • Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)
    7.7 km 24 min drive

Public transportation

  • Chiang Mai Railway Station
    2.2 km 11 min drive

Hospital or clinic

  • Pharma Way
    1.2 km

Shopping

  • Chiang Mai Night Bazaar
    3.9 km

Convenience store

  • 7 Eleven
    1.2 km

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM on-site
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum
    3.9 km
  • Chiang Mai Night Bazaar
    3.9 km
  • Tha Phae Gate
    4.7 km
  • Wua Lai Walking Street
    5.2 km
  • Wat Chedi Luang
    5.4 km
  • Wat Phra Singh (Gold Temple)
    5.9 km
  • Chiang Mai Zoo
    10.0 km
  • Wat Phra That Doi Kham
    12.6 km
  • Chiang Mai Night Safari
    13.3 km
  • Elephant Rescue Park
    43.0 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Hong Thong Muay Thai
    320 m
  • Panna Herb Spa
    390 m
  • Pharma Way
    1.2 km
  • Promenada Chiangmai
    1.3 km
  • Baan Celadon
    1.6 km
  • Dr. Suppha Chai
    1.6 km
  • SR Complex Swimming Pool
    1.6 km
  • Central Airport Plaza
    1.6 km
  • Running Track
    1.6 km
  • Save Drug (2nd Floor)
    1.7 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 2-5 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 6 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • Guests must present an identification card or passport upon check-in to qualify for the domestic residents rate promotion.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-out until12:00

Getting around

  • Airport transfer fee1500 THB
  • Distance from city center1 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)15

Extras

  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)1048 THB

The property

  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors2
  • Number of restaurants4
  • Number of rooms 64
  • Room voltage220
  • Year property opened2004

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Facilities9.2
Location8.5
Room comfort and quality9.4
Service9.4
Value for money8.5
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9.6
Exceptional
Debra from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in March 2016

What an experience, fantastic hotel”

This is my first visit to the Dhara Dhevi, although I visit Chiang Mai often. I will certainly stay again. Everything about the hotel is first class, the staff were so helpful to me travelling in my own this time. The only comment I could make is that although I was very careful to keep the doors closed all the time the mosquitoes still managed to 'attack' me while sleeping at night. Maybe for this very difficult time of year the facility of a mosquito net over the bed would make life more comfortable. All in all, a fantastic retreat which I can highly recommend. I will certainly book again in the future.

Reviewed March 23, 2016

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10.0
Exceptional
Brigitta from Luxembourg
Family with teens
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 3 nights in March 2019

The ultimate travel destination”

This has been our second time staying at the Dhara Dhevi and it certainly will not be the last time. The beautiful villas are nestled within absolutely stunning landscape. Waking up in the morning looking at the lush rice fields and tropical gardens is so peaceful. The breakfast is sumptuous and delicious, every day there is something new to discover because of the incredible variety. The facilities are stunning with a Spa which exceeds all expectations and the restaurants are fantastic. Whether you eat at the traditional Thai restaurant with daily changing traditional Thai dances or at the Italian restaurant which serves authentic and more than delicious dishes or the mouth watering food at the Chinese restaurant or the daily backed macaroons at the cafe, everything tastes amazing. The pools are beautiful and the Gym is well equipped and the staff is very friendly and helpful. The staff is fantastic and so friendly. We stayed more than two weeks this time and can’t wait to visit again

Reviewed April 18, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Josh from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 5 nights in December 2019

Majestic resort, a one off. ”

This place is like nothing we have ever seen before. Stayed for 5 nights and it was nowhere near enough time. Just spending the days walking around the grounds and gazing at the quite incredible structures is so nice. Others have commented about sections of the resort being under refurbishment but please understand this in no way will affect your stay, this is quite simply and beautiful place which is full of magic. The decision for us was between Dhara Dhevi and the Four Seasons and I'm just so glad I opted for this place! It has one of the best spa's I have ever been to and like the rest of the resort, a one off, like nothing you have ever seen outside of the most beautiful ancient temple! As to the hotel practicalities, I would describe them as being flawless. We have had the privilege of staying in some very nice places and know good service and it is amongst the best we have ever had. The rooms were kept flawlessly clean, all the staff went beyond for us and just added to it all.

Reviewed December 21, 2019

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8.0
Excellent
jacquiline from Philippines
Couple
Stayed 1 night in January 2017

Expensive Hotel but relaxing with style”

This is the hotel that i look forward to in our stays in Chiang Mai. We tried overnight stay just to experience what Dhara Dhevi can offer. We tried airport pick up via Mercedez. Welcome drink was offered and the hotel staff expalined well the details of our stays including activity for today and tomorrow that we might be interested to join. I liked our bed, pillows and comforter - so soft. I liked the bath tubs with jaccuzzi and colorful lights inside our bathroom. We tried their Italian restaurant for pizza cooked in a unique revolving oven and we ordered pesto pasta. We tried their Thai restaurant and we liked the way the steam fish was prepared and its serving hot plate. For our dessert, we tried their French restaurant - Parang Ses for chocolate souffle and mango crepes prepared in front of you with matching fire in the finale. Breakfast buffet was fantastic. Great choices and healthy food were prepared. Overall stay was EXCELLENT - i liked it very much. No need to go out of the resort - for food that is delectably prepared by their expert chef.

Reviewed January 10, 2017

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9.6
Exceptional
Genesis from United States
Family with teens
Grand Deluxe Villa with Plunge Pool
Stayed 1 night in September 2018

Sooooo beautiful and peaceful ”

Stunning property. The Villa was very spacious with a huge balcony and backyard. We had a plunge pool (Jacuzzi) with an amazing view. Staff were extremely friendly. They take you around the hotel in a golf cart at your request. Restaurants at the hotel were impressive (we tried the Thai restaurant and the cake shop). I wish we could stay longer. There was a lot to do at the hotel we didn't even leave the whole time. I would love to stay at Dhara Dhevi again!

Reviewed September 20, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
henry from United States
Couple
Stayed 5 nights in August 2009

my favorite spa hotel in the world”

gorgeous buildings, spacious rooms, 60 acres of beautifully landscaped property, free yoga, bicycles and health club, incredible service

Dhara Dhevi is one of the most beautiful complexes I have ever visited. It is done in classical style with great architectural detail and wonderful antiques everywhere. The staff is perfection, the cuisine is varied and excellent, and the rooms are large, comfortable and tasteful. You feel that you are living in a palace, and in fact you are!

Reviewed September 16, 2009

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10.0
Exceptional
Sonali from India
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in July 2016

Fantastic Resort for kids”

My daughter and I had an awesome vacation at Dhara Devi. The resort is rich in architecture and leaves you with a lasting impression. Buggy services are fast and convenient. The Thai restaurant was a disappointment. They serve Thai iced milk tea as one would serve english style tea and the food was very westernized catering to the international guests. But the restaurant staff had requested us to come for dinner as they have a nice Thai dance performance. We couldn't attend that one as my daughter goes to bed at 8 pm ( the dance timing). In room dining was fantastic as well. Loved the special flavored macaroons and eclairs at Dhara Devi Cake shop. The staff are kind and very helpful. Kids will love the little passport challenge where they explore for the little challenges and earn themselves a free ice-cream treat on completion. The breakfast buffet was lavish almost a feast with a wide range - american, chinese, dimsum, japanese, Mediterranean, lovely cheese and hams. Yum! They had one of the most wonderful corner with fresh fruit juice, smoothies and fresh fruit. In short, Dhara Devi was my right choice. Go for it. I would definitely go there again.

Reviewed July 04, 2016

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9.6
Exceptional
Thanapong from Thailand
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in January 2017

Superb sweet moment”

wonderful experience. worth every penny of it. The hotel is exquisite, and incomparable to anything i have stayed before. It's such a joyful and memorable moment to visit. This is my 2nd time here at Dhara Dhevi, and definitely will be back again.

Reviewed June 19, 2017

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9.2
Exceptional
Nada from Saudi Arabia
Couple
GRAND DELUXE VILLA WITH PLUNGE POOL (PROMOTION)
Stayed 3 nights in June 2019

I like it ❤️”

Very nice hotel, nice staff, nice view, every things is perfect except availability of some lizards but if you close the door well no problem Thanks Dhara Dhevi ❤️

Reviewed June 28, 2019

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8.0
Excellent
Chuan from China
Family with teens
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 1 night in September 2015

Good hardware but lack maintenence”

Beautiful scenery, Tasty food, Friendly staff

We got upgraded to a grand deluxe villa (V6) and the mini-bar items are all free. This is nice. We absolutely love the environment of the hotel, the buildings are so beautiful, there are a lot of green in the open space, there is even rice fields in the hotel with real farmers and buffalo. There are little ponies on the meadow in front of the colonial suites as well. Riding a bicycle around is very enjoyable. Most staff members are very friendly and nice, will greet you or smile to you when meet you on the road. The swimming pool will offer cold water and fruit upon guest arrival. You can call for buggies around the hotel if you don't like to walk. Butler service is helpful. etc. Regarding the in-room facility...Very nice but might lack maintenance. We love the following: 1. Room is so spacious, with drinking water everywhere and free mini-bar items 2. Big balcony offer fantastic view of the rice fields 3. Most in-room facility looks very fancy and artistical 4. Bed and pillow are very comfortable 5. There is even a piano in the room We also had the following problems: 1. Downstairs TV can be turned on but the remote is not working, so cannot change channel. 2. Upstairs TV cannot be turned on at all. I know how to turn on the downstair one so I should be able to turn this on. 3. Steam room, shower will not give out hot water. (the upstair one is okay though) 4. Water come out of Jacuzzi is not hot enough for a soak inside. 5. The plastic screws inside the Jacuzzi might not be securely installed so the screw head will easily scrub user's back skin. So the conclusion will be, it's still one of the best hotels in Chiang Mai, but the facility lacks maintenance. All in room facilities should be tested before letting a guest come inside considering the price the hotel is charging.

Reviewed September 10, 2015

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7.3
Very good
Chonghan from Singapore
Couple
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 3 nights in May 2014

Living in a palace”

1. Centrally located 2. Great service 3. Horses

We had a wonderful stay at Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai. Whilst the prices were on the slightly steep side. The accommodation was first class and the hotel grounds were designed to look like a traditional paalace. Certainly one of the places that I would recommend my friends and family to stay if they visit Chiang Mai.

Reviewed May 21, 2014

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8.7
Excellent
Akara from Thailand
Group
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 1 night in February 2014

Aging, but perfect for a quiet, secluded getaway.”

Ambience - this place is in a class of its own; excellent service from staff; sheer architectural beauty.

Ran into some minor issue like door lock and a Jacuzzi part that fell off probably because the hotel is over 8 years old and starting to show its age (but staff were quick and courteous in fixing anything that went wrong). There were also some ants at the sink, so some spraying might be needed. But other than those minor issues, this place was very impressive. The hotel's amazing architecture and ambience put this place is truly in a class of its own compared to other hotel in Chiang Mai. The villa was very spacious and well-appointed. It's an ideal place to just getaway in luxury and style for a few days if you have the time.

Reviewed March 01, 2014

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8.7
Excellent
Chonnikan from Thailand
Family with teens
Stayed 3 nights in September 2014

Magical getaway”

Spacious room, nice architecture, friendly staff

The hotel ground is really really beautiful or even magical. There are a lot of details put in this little man-made kingdom and you will not be bored taking photos even after a thousand of them. As for the room, I stayed in a deluxe colonial suite and it's very spacious, the bed room has extra space for a set of sofa which i totally think worth an upgrade from the standard colonial suite. But if you prefer a direct access to the pool, get a standard one which is on the ground floor. The hotel staff are helpful and friendly though the service and overall attitude is still far from 5 stars standard, or something I would call "beyond expectation". The rainshower in my room didn't work so I asked for a plumber and it took him an hour to arrive and probably another 2-3 hours to get it properly fixed. I had one dinner at Le Grande Lanna. The food does look really pretty. The taste, however, varies. Some dishes are really excellent but some I will not consider them nice authentic northern Thai food. The cocktail is pretty good and the price is reasonable especially when you compare it with room rate. :) The spa is definitely worth a visit. We had a really nice, relaxing Ayurvedic massage, a head massage and also a facial though we think our skin get irritated from the oil. We had a bit of rashes the day after that and we had no explanation for it so we think it might be because of the old. If you're into cocktails, don't forget to drop by Horn bar. The bartender is very creative and you won't need a menu to order your drink! Overall it's a great stay considered we booked it on a promotional rate. But if we have to spend 20k a night for the room we stay, we would choose other beach resorts for a holiday.

Reviewed October 04, 2014

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10.0
Exceptional
Blake from United States
Couple
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 1 night in September 2019

Spectacular property”

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Dhara Devi. The magnificent property blends tropical gardens with an ancient Thai style decor. The staff are very welcoming and provide excellent service. Walking around the picturesque property we marveled at the beauty and it felt like an adventure of discovery. We cannot wait to come back again!

Reviewed September 11, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
Dan from United States
Couple
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 2 nights in September 2019

Magical and mystical property”

My wife and I stayed here for our 10-year anniversary. If all we did was travel 30 (!) hours to Thailand to only stay at this hotel for a week, it would be a memorable trip.... The hotel is on a huge property that feels like a museum - the owner is a actually a collector. The place is so big they even offer a free tour to take you around it in a horse and carriage. After two weeks of traveling all around Thailand, we have as many pictures from inside the hotel grounds as we do elsewhere. If you like the feel of rustic/historic charm, you won’t be disappointed! Staff was very friendly. Spa was great and beautiful. Shops were interesting. Restaurants good! We also stayed in 137 Pillars for 2 nights which was 30% more expensive and nice but not a wow experience filled with an almost overwhelming sense of wonder. After 20 years of staying in high-end hotels, this one was a welcome highlight. I’ve given 2 hotel reviews in my life and this is the second.

Reviewed September 11, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Kanokporn from Thailand
Couple
Stayed 1 night in January 2014

Lanna style decoration with friendly staffs”

Large area/cycling around/peaceful

I saw many reviews/photos from blog. I decide to book just the standard room - Colonial Suite. The room is bigger than what I expected especially the bathroom. The bathtub is very big. There is quite big rice field inside the hotel. Customer can borrow the bicycle and bike around.

Reviewed January 17, 2014

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9.0
Exceptional
Susan from United States
Family with teens
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 5 nights in April 2009

Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Delight”

Spectacular mystical quality of physical hotel. Superlative service,,,never better anywhere I've stayed. Beautiful rooms, over rice patty villas very private.
Very expensive food.

After a day of the hustle of Chaing Mai, it was so very nice to return to the superlative environs of this amazing hotel. From it's stunning ambiance and physical plant to the truly remarkable service we enjoyed every aspect of this resort. Our over rice patty villa offered privacy and every amenity. I was really sad to leave. The Lanna restaurant, for traditional Thai cooking was excellent. The service at this hotel is the best in the world, and I'm comparing it to places like the Peninsula. I would stay here again in a heart beat...also it's not 1/2 hour from town, more like 10 minutes with a free shuttle.

Reviewed May 05, 2009

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8.8
Excellent
Yogesh from United States
Family with young children
Grand Pool Villa
Stayed 4 nights in July 2018

Dhara Dhevi”

The resort is heritage style that looks like an old temple with olden day architecture. It certainly is amazing. Listed as one of AMEX's Fine Hotels and Resorts which is why I booked it and the price was lower going through Agoda. The staff is very friendly, typical of a 5 Star Resort. We had to pay extra for a roll away since we had a 4th person in the family (price was $110 USD which included the buffet. ) Buffet was very nice although I wish they had more international selection such as Indian food or other ethnic food versus Thai/Chinese/US. Location is decent. About 15mins by taxi or Grab Ride Share to Night Market, which is where we spent a lot of time. 45minutes from various attractions such as Elephant Sanctuary, Doi Suthep Temple among other places. We didn't try the food at resort restaurants as they were over priced, or priced according to 5 Star resort prices. I would recommend staying closer to the Night Market area to be close to the action is.

Reviewed July 26, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
William from United States
Couple
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 3 nights in February 2019

Stunning Grounds and Hotel, you won’t want to leave!”

Truly a special place that will take your breadth away the moment you step on the grounds. Make sure you make time just to enjoy the grounds and facilities while also enjoying wonderful Chiang Mai.

Reviewed February 26, 2019

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8.0
Excellent
David from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe Villa
Stayed 2 nights in October 2009

Deservedly voted one of the best in the world ”

Architecture, service, on site facilities, spa and library
Not a huge plot so some rooms are quite hemmed in

We went to this hotel for a special occasion after reading many a write up and review and we weren't disappointed. Its a stunning hotel - even more so if you are visitors to Thailand as the wat and palace architecture is still so awe-inspiring. We had a deluxe villa - two storeys, one open to the elements, the other enclosed just like a traditional Thai house. Room facilities are great and luxurious, and the on site facilities were sufficient to prevent us from leaving the resort. We particularly liked the Italian restaurant (ask for a table on the balcony) and the room service breakfast which was set up in our villa the same as if we'd eaten it in the restaurant. The spa is great too, but watch the prices! Service is the best we have ever found in any hotel in Asia...staff really do look like they love their customers and enjoy giving good service.

Reviewed November 05, 2009

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