PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 137 Pillars House has the feel of being secluded in a secret and lush tropical garden in the heart of Chiang Mai. This hidden gem, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World Collection has an old world charm, transporting you to times gone by with the history of the main house.
  • 137 Pillars is wonderfully located in Wat Gate district near the banks of the Ping River, with easy access to all of the cultural and heritage sites of Chiang Mai.
  • The area of Wat Gate was so named for the Wat Gate Khar Rham Temple, a traditional Thai complex with a multitude of pagodas, on the doorstep of 137 Pillars.
  • All of the 30 suites in this boutique hotel are sympathetically designed in line with the building’s interesting history dating back to 1889.
  • Beautiful design full of old world style and vintage Oriental accents.
  • Nestled in a beautiful lush tropical garden in the heart of Chiang Mai.
  • Delicious Thai cuisine using only the best locally sourced ingredients full of vibrant and heady spices.
  • Stunning 25 metre infinity pool.
  • Holistic spa with traditional Thai massage and relaxing therapies.

EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE

We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

ACTIVITIES:


Chiang Mai Discovery

Visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep which stands 1,053 meters (3,456 feet) above sea level. This is the most important temple in Chiang Mai and has expansive views over the city. Climb the 300 stairs flanked on each side of the ‘naga’ (mythical serpent, or ride in a tram to reach the temple which has beautifully decorated buildings as well as a museum and a Lanna-style Chedi covered with engraved and gilded plates flanked by four ornamental umbrellas.



Biking and Boxing

Chiang Mai has developed a strong biking culture and its flat terrain lends itself to exploring the city by bike. On this private half day bike tour you will explore small streets and lanes inside the walls of the ancient walled city moat. During this leisurely tour you will learn about the long history and rich culture of Chiang Mai as you visit four significant temples and culminate in the Somphet market where you can sample local fruits and snacks. The tour is ideal for families and includes an English speaking guide, refreshments, lunch entrance fee, bicycle, safety equipment and insurance.



Float and Flutes

The romantic Float and Flutes experience is one you will long remember. A two-night package enables you to experience an exquisite hot air balloon ride at sunrise followed by a romantic champagne breakfast. This ancient and gentle form of flight is both breathtaking and peaceful as you float over the picturesque landscape below with only the whisper of the breeze; a truly ultimate and unforgettable experience.



Chiang Mai City Temples

This half day tour takes in Chiang Mai’s best known and most impressive temples. Accompanied by your own English-speaking guide, learn more about the history of Chiang Mai and northern Thai culture and craftsmanship.

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137 Pillars House Chiang Mai

137 Pillars House has the feel of being secluded in a secret and lush tropical garden in the heart of Chiang Mai. This hidden gem has an old world charm, transporting you to times gone by with the history of the main house. 137 Pillars is wonderfully located in Wat Gate district near the banks of the Ping River, with easy access to all of the cultural and heritage sites of Chiang Mai. The area of Wat Gate was so named for the Wat Gate Khar Rham Temple, a traditional Thai complex with a multitude of pagodas, on the doorstep of 137 Pillars. All of the 30 suites in this boutique hotel are sympathetically designed in line with the building’s interesting history dating back to 1889.

Dining at 137 Pillars House is a picturesque affair with each venue being stunningly situated either on the veranda, around the infinity pool, in the lush tropical grounds, or in the beautifully decorated dining rooms. Cuisine includes gourmet and fragrant Thai dishes, full of heady spices coupled with fantastic modern European menus. Being so close to the centre of all the action in Chiang Mai, it means you are ideally located to explore the second biggest city in Thailand. Warmly welcoming guests back each evening after days exploring the ancient sites, guests can take advantage of the tranquil 25-metre swimming pool set alongside a beautiful garden wall. Yoga, meditation and a fully equipped gym are available to pamper body and mind.

The air-conditioned suites are expansive and sumptuously laid out. Hard wood floors, four poster beds and plenty of seating areas are complemented by extra-large bathrooms which feature sunken marble tubs or colonial style claw tubs, as well as indoor and outdoor showers. Some suites come with private pools. Amenities in each room are comprehensive – television and DVD player, a safe, a minibar, a coffee machine, a fruit basket, slippers, bathrobes, pillow options, quality bathroom products and a handful of books on the shelves. The outdoor patio is a great place to linger away an afternoon with a book.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai Rajah Brooke Suite

Rajah Brooke Suite

Spacious and elegantly appointed, each suite is approximately 70 sqm. Plus separate veranda overlooking our gardens. Luxurious en suite bathrooms include a walk in closet, his and her washbasins, illuminated makeup/shaving mirrors, WC, free standing Victorian bathtub, separate shower stall and outdoor garden shower.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai East Borneo Suite

East Borneo Suite

Exceptional one bedroom suite, 135 sqm with garden view, private swimming pool, privacy outdoor dining and relaxation pavilion. The large luxurious en suite bathrooms include a walk in closet, his and her washbasins, illuminated makeup/shaving mirrors, WC, free standing Victorian bathtub and separate shower stall plus outdoor garden shower.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai David Fleming Macfie

David Fleming Macfie Suite

With its understated elegance and modern amenities, the 70 sqm one-bedroom David Fleming Macfie Suites provide a luxury haven for a family of four or those with a preference for extra living space. The attached air-conditioned vintage-tiled conservatory has the option of being enclosed or open air. It is furnished with a plush daybed, rattan planter’s chair and cane shades for privacy and can be set up as a living room or extra bedroom. The suites also include a vast walk-in closet, en-suite bathroom with a Victorian bathtub and separate indoor/outdoor showers.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai Louis Leonowens Pool

Louis Leonowens Pool Suite

Exceptional one bedroom suite, 135 sqm with garden view, private swimming pool, privacy outdoor dining and relaxation pavilion. The large luxurious en suite bathrooms include a walk in closet, his and her washbasins, illuminated makeup/shaving mirrors, WC, free standing Victorian bathtub and separate shower stall plus outdoor garden shower.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai William Bain Terrace Suite

William Bain Terrace Suite

Exceptional one bedroom suite, 110 sqm, with garden view, privacy outdoor dining and relaxation pavilion. The large luxurious en suite bathrooms include a walk in closet, his and her washbasins, illuminated makeup/shaving mirrors, WC, free standing Victorian bathtub and separate shower stall plus outdoor garden shower.

Our Dining Room offers breakfast, lunch or dinner in an al fresco or restaurant setting, Enjoy hand crafted classic and contemporary cocktails at Jack Bain’s and savor the epicurean art of gourmet cuisine at Palette. For the finest Thai and Lanna cuisine with organic ingredients join us at the Dining Room and partake in Afternoon Tea at the gardens or the Parlour of Baan Borneo House.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai The Dining Room

The Dining Room

For breakfast- lunch and dinner- The Dining Room adjacent to Pillars House is a stylish yet comfortable environment to savor our favorite recipes prepared with fresh organic ingredients. Diverse and accommodating menus offer classic Thai fare meant to be shared and seasonally inspired international dishes- all showcasing the distinctive harvests of local farmers. Go al fresco on the adjacent courtyard surrounded by our tropical gardens.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai Palette Restaurant

Palette Restaurant

A delight to the senses- where guests can enjoy exquisite cuisine in an intimate setting as well as displaying engaging Nouveau Asian Art exhibits. Palette is located in the hotel original teak homestead which dates back to the 1800. The restaurant seats up to 20 diners. An additional 16 diners can be accommodated in the intimate Wine Cellar and private open air verandah. The restaurant can also be booked exclusively for private functions and special occasions.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai Jack Bains Bar

Jack Bain Bar

Jack Bains Scottish ancestry- Jack and his family were the last inhabitants of the house. Enjoy crafted Colonial and Asian inspired cocktails- premium whiskey- sabered champagne and bespoke spirits. Enjoy this wonderful atmosphere reminiscent of the golden era of Gentlemens Clubs.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai Private Dining

Private Dining

In the spirit of the Orient enjoy our house Chai Dim Tea Selection paired with savory and sweet delights in the old house or in the tropical gardens. Enjoy delights from all our menus in the privacy of your suite presented “à la minute”.

The 25-metre long pool, set against a huge wall overgrown with vines, is lovely. The spa has just three rooms, one for couples, and a steam room. A small library provides literary distraction and the gym is well-equipped. The hotel’s boutique sells an intriguing selection of items sourced locally and supports several philanthropic projects.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai Pool

Pool

Go for a few laps in our shimmering 25×5.5-metre pool or relax in one of our sun loungers. Refreshments are available by the poolside together with a choice of any menu items from our restaurants. Complimentary homemade sorbet, cool mineral water and cold towels are served by our attentive staff to help you take the edge off the northern Thailand’s steamy hot season.

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai Spa

Spa

Thais learn the art of massage from a young age. When it came to providing these services to our guests, we knew just what to do. We endured the necessary kneading to carefully select our top-notch team of professionally trained therapists and created a non-clinical spa to pamper our guests in holistic pleasures. Our tightly edited menu of massage and spa treatments features classical and current Asian methods from Aromatherapy to Thai Massage and Yoga. We also offer private lessons with our therapists to initiate guests in the timeless techniques of Thai massage.

137 Pillars House Chiang Gym

Fitness

Our air-conditioned facility houses the latest in exercise equipment, including a multi-station free unit and free weights, as well as computer-controlled cardio-vascular equipment such as treadmills, an elliptical trainer and an upright bicycle. Located in the Pillars House, this contemporary fitness facility is available anytime you wish to work up a sweat.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Nearest Airport
Chiang Mai International Airport, Chiang Mai
Local Currency
Thai Baht (THB)
Time Change
GMT +7
Language
Thai
Best time to go
November to February for most areas in Thailand

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