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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.
7.7 Very Good
based on 8046 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Walk to Night Market. Close to gay bars. Excellent value. Free WiFi.
A popular choice on Travel Gay Asia. Duangtawan Hotel is just a short walk from the Night Bazaar and its wide range of shops and restaurants. Walk a bit further and you’ll see Ram Bar, Secrets Bar and other gay nightlife options.
This great-value hotel has just about everything you need – an outdoor pool, a well-equipped gym, bar, restaurant, sauna and spa facilities.
Very affordable, comfortable guest rooms have large windows with city views, free WiFi, TV and safety deposit box.
based on 2090 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Close to gay scene. Thai Lanna style. Boutique choice. Free WiFi.
The gay-popular Bodhi Serene offers stylish Thai Lanna accommodation in the Old Town area, with easy access to the Night Bazaar, and many of the gay bars in Chiang Mai.
Each stylish room features wooden furniture, 32″ flat screen cable TV, DVD player, en suite bathroom and a private balcony with views of the quiet courtyard.
The hotel has a nice outdoor pool with landscaped garden and a library with books and DVD’s. The onsite Bodhi restaurant serves both Thai and Western food; drinks and snacks are available at The Ficus Bar.
based on 1016 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Thai Lanna style. In the Old Town. Easy access to gay venues. Free WiFi.
Located on the western side of the Old Town, The Rim Chiang Mai Hotel features classic Thai-Lanna architecture surrounded by tropical gardens, an outdoor pool and a gym.
Guest rooms have a flat screen TV’s, minibars, tea/coffee-making facilities, nice bathrooms with separate showers & private balconies. You can expect warm Thai hospitality from the staff.
There is an onsite restaurant called ‘Canal’. After dinner, check out the city’s best gay venues and nightlife options – all within 10-15 minutes by tuk-tuk.
based on 1480 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Great for sightseeing. Near Sunday Walking Street. Free WiFi.
Located near the popular Sunday Walking Street and important temples, De Naga Hotel by The Unique Collection offers traditional Thai Lanna-styled rooms with teak wood furnishings.
All rooms have free WiFi, 26″ flat screen TV, DVD player and fridge. The hotel has a nice outdoor pool with sun loungers, art gallery, gift shop, restaurant, bar & café.
based on 1643 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Very central. Great for sightseeing. Easy access to gay scene. Free WiFi.
De Lanna enjoys an excellent location in the heart of Old Town, a 5-minute walk from the popular Sunday Walking Street, imporant temples, and within 10 minutes from House of Male gay sauna and the Sanctuary male spa.
This boutique hotel features an outdoor saltwater pool, poolside bar and a restaurant. A tour desk and airport shuttle service are available.
The spacious, modern Thai guest rooms have free WiFi, flat screen cable TV, DVD player, private bathroom with rain shower. Great value for money.
8.8 Excellent, based on 1104 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $259 USD. Now $228 USD | click here
9 Exceptional, based on 293 Agoda reviews. Perfect location. Great for shopping & gay nightlife. New 5-star option. Includes breakfast. Was $457 USD. Now $116 USD | click here
8.5 Excellent, based on 2028 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $303 USD. Now $120 USD | click here
8.5 Excellent, based on 3321 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $91 USD. Now $33 USD | click here
8.2 Excellent, based on 655 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $128 USD. Now $41 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 345 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Classic Thai style. Gym & sauna onsite. In the Old Town. Free WiFi.
Combining traditional Thai designs with modern comforts, Pingviman offers a great-value rooms in Chiang Mai’s Old Town area, close to many tourist sights and the popular Weekend Market.
All rooms feature a 48” flat-screen cable TV, free WiFi, DVD player, large bathroom and wooden floors which are nicely complemented by woodcarving furnishings.
If you want to shop, Pingviwan offers free shuttle service to the Night Bazaar. And should you need a massage, Sanctuary Spa is just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel.
Chiang Mai’s trendiest neighbourhood. Nimmanhaemin Road, located northwest of the Old Town, is filled with boutique shops, cafés, restaurants, and close to the gay bars around Changpuak Road.
7.6 Very Good
based on 3309 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Near the gay nightlife. Spacious room. Great roof top pool & terrace. Free WiFi.
Located just outside the city center, Furama Chiang Mai is close to the MAYA shopping centre and the many local shops and restaurants around ‘Nimmanhaemin’ Road.
Like the Eastin Tan, there is a good selection of gay bars and spas within easy reach. The House of Male sauna is just a couple of minutes walk.
Guest rooms are spacious, the beds are comfortable and all guest rooms have free WiFi. There is a great swimming pool and sun terrace on the top floor.
based on 671 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Close to the gay scene. Modern pool & gym. Excellent views. Free WiFi.
Contemporary hotel in convenient location with nice views. The Eastin Tan is located opposite MAYA shopping centre and close to many local shops and restaurants around ‘Nimmanhaemin’ Road.
We love the hotel’s pool and modern gym. The rooms are spacious and have free WiFi, iPod dock, flat screen satellite TV and minibar. Some offer great city views. The friendly staff can arrange sightseeing tours and transfers.
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 3033 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Great for shopping & gay scene. Popular choice. Walk to Night Bazaar. Free WiFi.
A popular hotel in Chiang Mai on Travel Gay Asia. The Dusit Princess has a great location, next to the famous Night Bazaar, minutes away from the main shopping areas, night markets, restaurants and gay nightlife.
The Thai-Lanna styled guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, air conditioning, cable TV, safe, free WiFi. The hotel has its own restaurant and bar. Room service is available.
You can relax by the large outdoor pool, work out at the gym and enjoy a pampering massage at the onsite spa. The friendly staff at the tour desk are happy to help arrange excursions and tickets.
7.8 Very Good
based on 4185 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Very central. Close to Old Town & Night Market. Free WiFi.
The great-value Imperial Mae Ping is excellent for shopping – a 5-minute walk from the lively Night Bazaar and the popular Sunday Walking Street in the Old Town.
Each modern guest room has views of the garden or the pool, free WiFi, cable TV and minibar. The hotel offers a concierge service, restaurants, swimming pool, gym and luxurious massage spa.
based on 483 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? River view. Quiet area. Walk to Club One Seven sauna. Free WiFi.
Located in a quiet area by the Ping River, this great-value boutique hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, sun terrace, gardens and a spa.
All spacious, high-ceilinged rooms feature a flat screen TV, CD/DVD player and minibar. The suites have a private balcony with views. The onsite restaurant serves Thai and Western cuisine. Free bicycle rental is available.
based on 896 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Thai Lanna style. Central location. Close to Night Bazaar & gay bars. Free WiFi.
A modern Thai-Lanna style accommodation in the heart of Chiang Mai, near the Night Market, local shops and gay bars. This attractive 4-star hotel features spa, restaurant, outdoor pool, free WiFi.
Decorated with wood furnishings and Thai elements, all 42 non-smoking rooms and suites have big windows, allowing in plenty of natural light.
The hotel offers a good breakfast buffet and spa services. The very friendly staff can help you with sightseeing arrangements, car rentals, etc.
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.
197/2 Amphur Muang, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai
based on 3362 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Beautiful location. Near Doi Suthep. Out-of-town option. Free WiFi.
A great out-of-town resort that ‘feels like heaven’. The Panviman is located high up on the hills near Doi Suthep (about an hour drive from city centre), close to Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden and the Mong Hilltribe Village.
Facilities include outdoor pool, a luxurious spa and a restaurant with amazing view. Modern guest rooms have flat screen TV, DVD player, minibar and balcony. The villas have their own pool or outdoor jacuzzi.
The onsite Viman Spa offers pampering massages and facial/body treatments. The resort also has its own gym, mini-golf course and a jogging track.