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The historic heart of Chiang Mai, bound by moats and remains of ancient walls, is home to famous Thai temples and the popular Sunday Walking Street. Hotels in this area offer a great base to explore the city and its gay scene.
based on 744 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Gay-popular choice. Stylish design. Central location in the Old Town. Free WiFi.
A favourite choice with gay guests. The stylish Rachamankha offers chic, modern Thai accommodation, set in a quiet surrounding with private and authentic atmosphere.
Guest rooms are tastefully decorated with high quality products. There is a nice pool, massage spa, restaurant and bar onsite. The hotel’s library is worth a special mention. The staff are helpful and very gay-friendly.
based on 1699 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Close to Night Bazaar. Great for shopping & gay nightlife.
The hotel has 4 restaurants, an outdoor pool, a luxurious spa and free WiFi. Each modern Thai Lanna-styled room features flat screen TV, minibar, large bathroom with separate shower. The rooms offer views of the city or the Doi Suthep mountain.
Room service is available 24 hours, and massage services are offered onsite or you can try Classic House gay massage spa – located just a short walk from the Meridien.
based on 763 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Perfect location. Great for shopping & gay nightlife. New 5-star option. Free WiFi.
U Nimman is a fabulous new luxury hotel in Chiang Mai, perfectly located in heart of the trendy Nimmanhaemin area, along with a wide range of international restaurants, boutique shops and gay nightlife.
This 5-star hotel offers an outdoor pool with excellent views, sun terrace, gym and sauna. Guest rooms are spacious and feature free WiFi and flat screen TV.
Free use of bicycles are provided for guests, but most places you’ll want to visit are within easy walking distance. The popular Warm Up Café and House of Male gay sauna are both 10 minutes walk away.
based on 2363 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Close to the Night Bazaar. Excellent dining, spa & service. Free WiFi.
If your stay in Chiang Mai is all about convenience, then we recommend the Dusit D2. This well-known 5-star hotel is steps away from the Night Bazaar and its range of shops, bars, restaurants, Starbucks, ATM’s etc.
Guest rooms are modern and feature top amenities. Facilities include an outdoor pool, an award-winning spa, a well-equipped gym and the highly acclaimed Moxie Restaurant.
Good location and value for money.
8.8 Excellent, based on 1161 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $214 USD. Now $135 USD | click here
9.2 Exceptional, based on 195 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $425 USD. Now $234 USD | click here
9.1 Exceptional, based on 60 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $302 USD. Now $117 USD | click here
8.1 Excellent, based on 1252 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $314 USD. Now $137 USD | click here
8.5 Excellent, based on 2197 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $245 USD. Now $71 USD | click here
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city centre / Old Town
hotels within the historic square moat that surrounds the Old City
tourist-popular area, with many shops, restaurant and a few gay bars
lively area, close to nightlife, gay spas and House of Male sauna
Ping River / riverside
hotels along the bankside or close to the Ping River
based on 1222 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Close to the gay nightlife. Apartment style. Great value for money. Free WiFi.
Modern hotel and serviced apartment, located in Chiang Mai’s trendiest area on Nimmanhaemin Road – close to many of the city’s best cafés, shops and restaurants.
The rooms at Kantary Hills are spacious, comfortable and feature a full kitchen – ideal for a long-term stay. Kantary Hills has its own restaurant, a large swimming pool and a well-equipped gym.
Gay scene-wise, the popular Warm Up Café is just steps away.
These recommended hotels are within easy access to Chiang Mai’s Old Town, the popular Night Market shopping area, dining options, nightlife and gay bars. Many hotels offer excellent views of Ping River.
based on 1386 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Great location. On Ping River, with beautiful views. Popular with gay guests. Free WiFi.
This beautiful 5-star resort is nicely located on the bank of Ping River overlooking Doi Suthep, only a 10-minute walk from popular Night Market and some of the local gay bars.
The Anantara is known for its stylish, minimalist design, with each room featuring a flat screen cable TV, wooden floors, rain shower, coffee machine and private courtyard or balcony.
The resort has an excellent gym, a stylish restaurant & bar, and fabulous swimming pool and spa. A popular choice with foreigners and gay tourists.
based on 512 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Close to gay nightlife. Colonial building. Boutique choice. Free WiFi.
Charming hotel in a restored colonial building. The Ping Nakara offers 19 large rooms with hand-crafted period furniture, Persian carpets, beautiful bathrooms, rain shower and luxurious amenities.
This 5-star hotel has an outdoor pool, sun terrace, spa, restaurant, lobby bar and library. Nakara Spa offers massages, facial and body treatments (although several exclusively male spas are nearby).
based on 316 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Gorgeous design. Walk to Night Bazaar. Boutique choice. Free WiFi.
This stunning boutique hotel offers spacious suites with garden views, outdoor pool, spa and gym, located just a 10-minute walk from the popular Night Bazaar.
137 Pillars House was once the headquarters of the Borneo company which was run by the son of “Anna” (from “Anna and the King” fame). Built upon the original compound, the hotel was designed to match the integrity of the historic building.
Guest rooms feature a large bathroom with Victorian bathtub, open-air shower, Nespresso machine and a balcony.
based on 316 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Riverside location. Close to Night Market & Old Town. Great value. Free WiFi.
Offering great value for money, a friendly service and a fabulous riverside location, the Rimping Village is tucked way in a quiet neighbourhood in central Chiang Mai.
The hotel is within easy access to the Night Bazaar and a short tuk-tuk ride from famous temples and attractions in the Old Town.
Guest rooms are comfortable and clean, with free WiFi throughout. The hotel has a nice pool and a restaurant, though many local options are nearby. Staff are very helpful and attentive.
based on 316 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Next to Ping River. Fabulous spa & pool. 10 min. to Night Bazaar. Free WiFi.
Rarinjinda has a quiet location next to Ping River. This upmarket resort offers large rooms with flat screen TV, fridge, tea/coffee maker, private terrace, free WiFi, and DVD player upon request. Some rooms have direct access to the pool.
The resort is best-known for its world-class spa where you can get body treatments or enjoy free yoga and aerobics classes. There is also a gym and a library with PC stations.
There are many restaurants in the surrounding area. The Night Bazaar, shops and gay bars are about 10 minutes away by tuk-tuk.
These fabulous hotels and resorts are located further away from the Chiang Mai city centre, allowing you to stay closer to nature and mountain landscapes with beautiful views.
Why this hotel? Peaceful retreat. Stunning views. Great facilities. Free WiFi.
Stunning mountain retreat in a gorgeous natural landscape located 10 miles to the south west of Chaing Mai city. Veranda The High Resort offers large, contemporary rooms & villas with swimming pool and large balcony overlooking the rice and tea fields.
Guest rooms have separate rain showers, iPod docks, free WiFi and more. Onsite Facilities include a fitness centre, two restaurants, a bar and a library.
A comfortable stay in peaceful surroundings – an ideal choice if you wish to get away from the hustle and bustle.