Gay Chiang Mai • Mid-Range Hotels

Chiang Mai, the largest city in northern Thailand, has a wide range of hotels that are great for exploring the city, gay scene and cultural attractions.

Our top mid-range Chiang Mai hotels for 2017 are sorted by area:

city centre / Old Town

the heart of Chiang Mai; home to temples, sights and a few gay bars

Nimmanhaemin / Changpuak Road

popular area near the centre; boutique shops, cafés, restaurants, gay scene

Night Bazaar / Ping River

near the Ping River & famous Night Market

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Near the gay nightlife.

54 huay Kaew Road, Chiang Mai | map | distance

7.6 Good
based on 2932 Agoda reviews

Furama Chiang Mai4 stars

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.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 阳台, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 08-05-2017

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city centre / Old Town

The historic heart of Chiang Mai, bound by moats and remains of ancient walls, is home to several famous Thai temples and the popular Sunday Walking Street. The area offers a great base to explore the city and gay scene.

Walk to Night Market.

132 LoyKroh Road, Changklan, Chiang Mai | map | distance

7.7 Good
based on 7000 Agoda reviews

Duangtawan Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to Night Market. Close to gay bars. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

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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.

Comfortable guest rooms have large windows with city views, free WiFi, TV and safety deposit box.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Close to gay scene.

110 Ratchaphakhinai Road, Old Town, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.6 Very Good
based on 2034 Agoda reviews

Bodhi Serene Chiang Mai4-5 stars

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, 2 Brothers gay massage and other 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.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Thai Lanna style.

The Rim Chiang Mai Hotel4 stars

51/2 Arak Road, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.8 Very Good - based on 973 Agoda reviews

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 TVs, minibars, tea/coffee-making facilities, nice bathrooms with separate showers and private balconies. You can expect warm Thai hospitality from the staff.

There is an onsite ‘Canal’ restaurant, or you can walk (for about 5 minutes) to the gay-owned Casa Diverso restaurant. Other gay venues and attractions can be reached in 10-15 minutes by tuk-tuk.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Great for sightseeing.

De Naga Hotel Chiang Mai4 stars

21 Soi 2 Ratchamanka, Moon Muang Road, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.6 Very Good - based on 1444 Agoda reviews

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 its own outdoor pool with sun loungers, art gallery, gift shop, restaurant, bar & café.

Gay guests are warmly welcomed by the friendly staff. GINGER & Kafe and several gay massage spas are within walking distance away.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Very central.

De Lanna Hotel4 stars

44 Inthawarorot Road, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.1 Very Good - based on 1504 Agoda reviews

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.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 阳台, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Thai style décor.

Pingviman Hotel4 stars

92 Sam Lan Road, Old City, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.9 Very Good - based on 264 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Thai style décor. 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 if you need a massage, Sanctuary Spa is a few minutes’ walk away from the hotel.

features swimming pool, sauna, gym, free wi-fi (游泳池, 桑拿, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Nimmanhaemin / Changpuak Road

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.

Close to the gay scene.

165 Huay Kaew Road, Nimmanhaemin, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.6 Very Good
based on 647 Agoda reviews

Eastin Tan Hotel Chiang Mai4 stars

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.

Warm Up Café, House of Male and Soho Bar and a few gay massage spas are all within 10 minutes away by tuk-tuk (if you’d rather not walk).

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.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sauna, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 桑拿, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Close to gay scene.

Changpuak Boutique House3-5 stars

50 Changpuak Road, Chiang Mai | map | distance

7.5 Good - based on 73 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Close to gay scene. Excellent value. Great for sightseeing & nightlife. Free WiFi.

Changpuak Boutique House is located in our favourite part of Chiang Mai – just outside of the Old Town square, less than 10 minutes to the Night Bazaar, and within walking distance to gay venues around Changpuak Road.

Each bright, modern guest room features free WiFi, air conditioning and flat screen TV. The hotel has an outdoor pool and 24-hour front desk. Many restaurants choices can be found at the nearby Changpuak Market.

Great location, service and value for money.

features swimming pool, free wi-fij (游泳池) | updated: 10-05-2017

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Night Bazaar / Ping River

Hotels in this area are within easy access to the Old Town centre but offer a slightly more modern atmosphere. Some have views overlooking the Ping River.

The area is close to the popular Night Bazaar where you can enjoy shopping, dining and night-time entertainment.

Very central.

153 Sridonchai Road, Changklan, Chiang Mai | map | distance

7.8 Good
based on 3734 Agoda reviews

The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel4 stars

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.

Gay scene-wise, the popular Ram Bar, Secrets gay bar are both within walking distance.

features cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi (咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 按摩, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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River view.

Aruntara Riverside Boutique4 stars

351/1 Charoenprathet Road, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.3 Very Good - based on 447 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.

Club One Seven gay sauna is just steps away from the hotel, as are several exclusively male massage spas.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 按摩, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Thai Lanna style.

Yaang Come Village Hotel4 stars

90/3 Sridonchai Road, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.6 Very Good - based on 737 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 a spa, a restaurant, an outdoor pool and 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.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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other areas

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.

Beautiful location.

197/2 Amphur Muang, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai | map | distance

8.6 Very Good
based on 2978 Agoda reviews

Panviman Chiangmai Spa Resort4 stars

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.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Gay-owned resort.

Soulmates Retreat3-5 stars

31/1 Moo 8, Baan Wangtarn, Doi Saket, Chiang Mai | map | distance

9 Very Good - based on 69 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Gay-owned resort. In a quiet area near Doi Saket. Gorgeous views.

Occupying 10,000 m² of landscaped gardens, the new gay-owned Soulmates Retreat features beautiful panoramic views overlooking the rice fields and distant mountains.

Your privacy is guaranteed as the resort has only 5 rooms decorated in Thai style. The resort has a very nice outdoor pool and a restaurant onsite. Massage service and bicycle rentals are available.

Soulmates is located near Doi Saket area, just 30 minutes north of Chiang Mai city centre and within easy reach of surrounding attractions.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, massage (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 互联网, 游泳池, 按摩) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Gay-owned resort.

101 Moo 5, T. Choeng Doi, Doi Saket, Chiang Mai | map | distance

9.2 Fantastic
based on 111 Agoda reviews

Imagine Chiang Mai Resort3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-owned resort. Private villas. Quiet surroundings. Free WiFi.

Opened in 2014, this gay-owned & -managed resort is located in Doi Saket district, a 15-minute drive from the city centre, in an area called the “Green Zone” due to its lush surroundings, rice fields and quaint villages.

Set within a private, quiet setting, each of the minimalist-styled villas features a king-sized bed, couch, LCD cable TV, climate control, rain shower, fridge, minibar, tea/coffee maker and free WiFi.

With only five villas, you can fully enjoy the resort’s common living area and saltwater swimming pool with sun beds, pool cabanas and outdoor showers. Massage services, city tours and bicycle rentals available.

features restaurant, swimming pool, massage, free wi-fi (餐厅, 游泳池, 按摩, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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