Chiang Mai is a beloved travel destination in the northern part of Thailand.

It is a fantastic place to discover local life, visit incredible temples, see historical monuments and brilliant architecture.

To the west of Chiang Mai, are two towering mountains – Doi Suthep and Doi Pui.

With the surrounding forests, staying in the mountains will make it an incredible experience for anyone planning a trip to this former royal capital.

Has this elevated city always been on your travel wishlist?

We’ve done some research and found 13 luxury mountain hotels with stellar views for you.

1. Mae Rim Grace

Mae Rim Grace is located on the northern outskirts of Chiang Mai.

This 4-star property is built in the style of an elegant Thai temple.

Guests go here for the tranquillity and comforting amenities this hotel has to offer.

You’ll be welcomed here with a drink and fresh fruit, an indication of the luxurious experience that awaits.

Mae Rim Grace has villas with a private pool, a furnished outdoor patio, a coffee machine, and a huge flatscreen TV.

The villas all have a dining area, fully equipped kitchen, lounge, and a balcony that overlooks the mountains.

With the free shuttle service Mae Rim Grace offers, it’s a breeze to travel to and from Chiang Mai’s international airport.

  • Guest Rating: 10
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 1/8 หมู่ที่ 6 ตำบลริมใต้, 50180 Mae Rim, Thailand

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2. Sang Serene House

Sang Serene House is a collection of serviced apartments, surrounded by lush greenery.

You can choose from studios and one-bedroom apartments with a garden.

Pick the apartments to benefit from perks such as a balcony and splendid mountain views.

All accommodations come with indoor and outdoor furniture and a large TV for your entertainment.

Additional services provided include room cleaning and laundry services.

If you want to cook your own meals, you can use the communal kitchen of the complex.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 146/20 Moo 1, T.Changpuek, A.Muang, Chang Phueak, 50300 Chiang Mai, Thailand

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3. Onsen at Moncham

Onsen at Moncham is situated on the rolling hills of Chiang Mai, amidst the vegetation.

This resort is designed like a Japanese onsen complex, with gates and traditional Japanese houses.

Inside the room, the artworks and beams take the guests straight to Japan.

Suites range in size from 45 to 300 square metres and come with all the luxurious you can wish for.

The Royal Residence has an outdoor hot tub with rainforest views, a terrace, a massive living room, and a personal butler.

However, you won’t miss much with the less ritzy rooms as they have comforts like a Smart TV, pillow menu, and a turndown service. 

Unwind in the onsen and have a bite in the outdoor restaurant, which serves up dishes inspired on Japanese and Thai cuisine.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 293 Moo 2 Pongyaeng, Mae Rim, 50180 Mae Rim, Thailand

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4. Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai is surrounded by lush jungle, on the northern edge of town.

Recharge your batteries in this luxurious resort, where you can plunge in a private pool and garden that comes with some of the rooms.

The rooms are tastefully designed, with wooden floors and Thai paintings on the wall.

Rooms here have wireless speakers, a TV, and a daily basket of fruit for refreshment.

Some of the cool features of this resort include an infinity pool with rice terrace views and cooking classes.

Four Seasons in Chiang Mai also has a spa centre, a tennis court, and provides yoga classes upon request.

If you want to up your travel game in this resort, you can book a private dinner with chefs preparing your food right in front of you.

  • Guest Rating: 8.9
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 502 Moo 1, Mae Rim-Samoeng Old Road, 50180 Mae Rim, Thailand

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5. Panviman Chiang Mai Spa Resort

Panviman Chiang Mai Spa Resort is an oasis of greenery in the northwest of Chiang Mai.

Choose from luxury rooms overlooking the valley or treat yourself with a stay in a pool or hot tub villa.

Whichever accommodation you pick, you’ll be pampered with a minibar, comfy bathrobes, and epic views.

When you reside in a pool villa, you can opt for the floating breakfast in your private puddle.

The Panorama Restaurant with epic mountain views is unbeatable, and a great place for light meals and cocktails.

You won’t have to leave the resort for entertainment, as this place has a pool table, mini-golf course, cooking classes, and a fitness centre.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 197/2 Moo 1, Tambol Pongyang, Amphur Mae Rim, 50180 Mae Rim, Thailand

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6. Chantra Khiri Chalet Chiang Mai

Chantra Khiri Chalet Chiang Mai is a luxurious resort west of Chiang Mai’s centre.

This resort offers no less than 11 different accommodations, ranging from studios to opulent villas.

Go for the 274 square metres Chan Peng Villa to have your own huge outdoor patio and a rustic lounge.

After enjoying a continental or Northern Thai breakfast, take a dip into the infinity pool.

Ease your appetite in the resort’s bar, coffee shop, or in the on-site Thai restaurant.

Pamper yourself with a Thai massage and enjoy a refreshing drink on the poolside terrace.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 49 Moo 3 Ban Pong, Hang Dong, 50230 Ban Pong, Thailand

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7. Merchant Villa

Merchant Villa is a resort close to the centre of Chiang Mai.

This boutique hotel only has 14 rooms, which gives it an exclusive and intimate vibe.

The rooms and suites here come with comfy amenities, such as a bathtub, a smart TV, minibar, and bathrobes.

Inside the rooms, you’ll find a British colonial design with classic painting and gorgeous rugs.

Outside, you can relax on a deckchair at the poolside, or plunge into the saltwater pool itself.

For foodies, Merchant Villa has its own Italian restaurant and a coffee shop to provide you with tasty treats.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 132/1 Khai Luksuea Soi 5, Chang Puak (0.11 km), Chang Phueak, 50300 Chiang Mai, Thailand

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8. Veranda High Resort Chiang Mai – MGallery by Sofitel

Hidden away in the west of Chiang Mai sits Veranda High Resort Chiang Mai – MGallery by Sofitel.

All of the rooms overlook either the resorts’ garden or the surrounding mountains.

Bathe in extravagance in one of the pool villas, which have a balcony with incredible views, a private pool, and a TV with DVD player.

Dine in one of the resorts’ two restaurants, or have the exquisite meals delivered in your homely room.

Rabiang Cha Restaurant is a must-visit, as this eatery is based between the lush rice fields.

If you just want to relax, revel in a spa program or dive into the dazzling infinity pool to cool down.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 192 moo2, Banpong, Chiang Mai, 50230 Hang Dong, Thailand

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9. Kangsadarn Resort and Waterfall

Kangsadarn Resort and Waterfall is a 3-star property in the hills northwest of Chiang Mai centre.

Spend the night in the resort’s superior room, deluxe room, suite or 2-bedroom cottage.

All rooms have a simple but homely design, with plenty of wooden details and hand-carved ornaments.

Free toiletries, bathrobes, and excellent views of the nearby waterfall are some of the perks you get to enjoy here.

Entertain yourself at the billiard table, or cook up a delicious dinner with the barbecue facilities provided.

For traditional Thai fare, head to Klang Doi Restaurant situated within the resort.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 192 Moo1, Pongyang Nai Village, Mae Rim Sameung Road (Km.18), Mae Rim District,Tambol Pongyang , 50180 Pong Yaeng, Thailand

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10. Km Hotel Chiang Mai

KM Hotel Chiang Mai is located near the international airport of Chiang Mai, which makes arriving here convenient.

This hotel is based in a flat building and has around 30 rooms.

To arrive even smoother, request for an airport pickup service.

The Mountain View Room gives you the best perspectives, as it overlooks the majestic peaks of Chiang Mai.

In every room, free tea and coffee are available, and you’ll have a small fridge and TV.

Around the property, many restaurants and coffee shops are clustered together which makes KM Hotel one of the more convenient hotels to stay at if you want mountain views.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 94 MOO.6 Suthep , Mueang, 50200 Chiang Mai, Thailand

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11. Flora Creek Chiang Mai

Flora Creek Chiang Mai is a vast resort that stretches out over 10 acres.

This hideaway has got all it takes to treat you to a relaxing vacation.

Swim in the large outdoor pool, work up a sweat in the fitness room or go for rejuvenating treatment in the spa house.

The modernly designed rooms feature a private terrace or balcony, a TV, and a minibar with yum goodies.

Pick the Pool Villa if you wish to enjoy your own plunge pool, 140 square metres of living space, and a bathtub with garden views.

Sit down for a meal at the Creek Cafe or in Fueng Fah Bistro, which is located right next to a waterfall.

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 90 Moo 4, T.Baan Pong, Hangdong, 50230 Hang Dong, Thailand

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12. Vanilla hill

Vanilla hill is enclosed by nature, which makes it a perfect spot to find recreation.

This boutique resort consists of spacious villas, some of which can sleep up to 6 guests.

Make yourself comfortable in the villas, which all have a separate living room and kitchen.

Only 7 villas cover the property, which guarantees a feeling of privacy and seclusiveness.

Take your leisure holiday to the next level by jumping into the steam room, the fitness centre, or the hot tub.

Included in the rate is a continental breakfast, served on the private terrace of the villa.

  • Guest Rating: 8.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 140 Moo 5 T.Banpong, Chiang Mai, 50230 Ban Muang Ha, Thailand

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13. Kireethara Boutique Resort

Kireethara Boutique Resort is located at the edge of a nature reserve, not far from Chiang Mai’s heart.

The resort has an on-site restaurant, which is open for both lunch and dinner. 

Indulge in the comforts of each room, like a TV with a DVD player and a fridge with a minibar.

Around the rooms, the outdoor swimming pool with sun chairs is calling your name on a warm day.

For young guests, the resort has a playground to enjoy.

When travelling with the family or a group of friends, the penthouse is a superb option.

This accommodation measures 250 square metres, has 2 bathrooms, a spa bath, and a patio offering dazzling outlooks over the forest.

  • Guest Rating: 8.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 202/14 Moo. 1, Chang Puak, Maung,, Chang Phueak, 50300 Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Map of Chiang Mai Hotels in the Mountains

All of these resorts in Chiang Mai are located in a picturesque setting and have modern facilities. 

Onsen at Moncham is one of our favourites.

This resort has amazing amenities, luxurious rooms, a splendid restaurant, and onsen hot pools to unwind in.

Apart from the services, Onsen at Moncham looks out over spellbinding rice terraces and mountains.

If you’re still not sure where to stay, there are plenty more options in this beautiful city, Chiang Mai.

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Chiang Mai Hotels in the MountainsStarsRatings
Mae Rim Grace410
Sang Serene House39.4
Onsen at Moncham59.3
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai58.9
Panviman Chiang Mai Spa Resort58.8
Chantra Khiri Chalet Chiang Mai48.7
Merchant Villa48.7
Veranda High Resort Chiang Mai58.6
Kangsadarn Resort and Waterfall48.6
Km Hotel Chiang Mai38.6
Flora Creek Chiang Mai58.4
Vanilla hill48.1
Kireethara Boutique Resort48.1
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