Chiang Rai is home to beautiful temples, waterfalls, and rolling hills. Like most of Thailand though, it can get quite humid and hot. Fortunately, there are plenty of luxury hotels with swimming pools on site. We’ll show you boutique hotels, 5-star resorts, and the most stunning rooms at each property. Before you plan your trip, here are the best luxury Chiang Ria hotels with swimming pools.

1. Pa Sak Tong

This colonial-style resort is in a secluded area just outside Chiang Rai province. Surrounded by lush gardens, ponds, and rice fields, you’ll be assured privacy on this property since there are only 2 villas. One is a luxurious longhouse, and the other is a Thai Chalet, both with private swimming pools. You’ll also have up to 7 separate bedrooms, spas, and acres of garden space to walk around. A private chef will be there to cook up a feast for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can dine on the balconies, the main villa for gatherings, or under the Thai pavilions. At night, there’s live music and traditional Thai dance to add to the intimate atmosphere. Whether you’re planning for family or friends, this is the perfect retreat to get pampered.

  • Guest Rating: 10
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Room: Kum Sak Tong Villa
  • Address: 15 Moo 13, T.Maekorn, A.Muang, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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2. Mora Boutique Hotel

Mora Boutique Hotel is based in the heart of the city of Chiang Rai, just a couple of blocks from Walking Street. For couples, pick from a list of deluxe rooms or suites, where some have a private bathtub. While groups can opt for the Family suite that comes with an extra single bed. Step into a world of pleasure at the Kritsana Spa, and enjoy scrubs and massages. The eye-catcher of the resort is the long outdoor pool, which is encircled by loungers and umbrellas for guests’ comfort. Each morning, you can choose from a wide spread of breakfast items at the buffet area, or order an a-la-carte meal.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Room: Family suite
  • Address: 648/6 Uttarakit Road, Viang, Muang Chiangrai, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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3. Le Patta Hotel Chiang Rai

Footsteps away from the illustrious Chiang Rai Night Bazaar you can find the Le Patta Hotel Chiang Rai. This 4-star hotel in the center of Chiang Rai offers superior rooms with a contemporary style and welcoming pastel colors on the inside. But if you want the best, stay in one of the suites so you have your private balcony too. For dining, there’s an onsite restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You’ll find a variety of delicious Thai and European cuisines. On hot days, guests can enjoy a shared pool in the middle of the hotel. When you’re ready to explore the area, you can borrow their bikes or book a driver through the staff.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Room: Suite with pool view
  • Address: 610 Phaholyothin Road, T. Wieng. A.Muang, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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4. NAI YA Hotel

NAI YA Hotel is about a 15-minute walk from all the buzzing nightlife, so it’s a bit quieter. Rooms are quite simple but still look very luxurious with shades of dark colors. Couples may like the Deluxe rooms with a private bathtub. But if you want more space, check out the Suite Corner or Premium rooms. Running through the middle of the hotel is a lovely swimming pool where there are also lounges to relax.  Bring back some cakes and drinks from the NAIYA Coffeeshop while you’re sunbaking. For proper food, there’s an onsite restaurant open daily from 6am-3pm.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Room: Suite corner room
  • Address: 111 Ruamchittawai Road T.Wiang A.Muang, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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5. Homestay Chiangrai

Although the Homestay Chiangrai is just minutes away from the city, you’ll find yourself surrounded by lush gardens and trees.  ouples will love the traditional decor in the suites with open space on their private balcony or terrace. For families, there are suites and apartments available that sleep up to 4 people. Enjoy the small swimming pool in the main garden. Around the pool, there are daybeds, hammocks, and massage tables if you want extra pampering. For the kids, they can have fun in the playground with swings and trampolines. During the day, you can book an excursion at the tour desk, or arrange a motorbike and explore the city at your pace.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Room: 2-bedroom apartment
  • Address: 240 Soi 5 Moo 2 Ban Hong O Tumbon Doihang Amphur muang, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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6. TEVA Valley Resort

If you’re looking for peace, TEVA Valley Resort is based in a beautiful rural setting, north of Chiang Rai province. The suites here are designed with a Japanese style in mind, giving them a calm and classy vibe. Couples will love the Hot Tub Suite where you can enjoy the mountain views from the private terrace. For larger groups, you’ll have the same luxuries in the Presidential suite but with much more living space. If you want to go for a swim, the hotel has a larger outdoor pool where the mountain views are just as spectacular. Lastly, make sure you snap some pictures on their Bamboo Bridge that stretches out over the fields. TEVA Valley Resort is certainly the best place to stay if you want mountainous views day and night. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Room: Presidential suite
  • Address: 678 Moo 4, Ban Sansai Pu Yee Pong Pha Subdistrict, Mae Sai District, 57130 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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7. The Riverie by Katathani

The Riverie by Katathani is a modern, multi-story resort on the banks of the Kok River in the northern part of Chiang Rai. You’ll be welcomed by a Thai temple-style entrance, which leads to a grand lounge with ample decorations. For a restful night of sleep, pick a deluxe double room or suite with river views. Both come in a classic design with lots of white tones and dark wooden furniture. For families, there are suites with bunkbeds so kids will feel at home as well. Outside, they’ll love the immense outdoor swimming pool with water slides and Kids Club. For dining, feast on delightful dim sum at the China Garden Restaurant, or enjoy Thai cuisine at Blossom Restaurant.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Room: Suite with river view
  • Address: 1129 Kraisorasit Rd., Vieng, Muang, Chiang Rai, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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8. The Imperial River House Resort

The Imperial River House Resort houses 39 rooms and suites that are spacious and have a tasteful design. For the best views, opt for the Balcony river view suite. It has extras like a private hot tub and a furnished balcony where you can spend time with your partner. For more impressive scenery, head to the outdoor pool which overlooks the Kok River. Other facilities onsite include a fitness center, snooker room, and massage services. The resort provides rental bicycles and shuttle services, which makes it easier for you the explore the surroundings. Enjoy the Thai, and international cuisine served in the casual Tara Restaurant.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Room: Balcony river view suite
  • Address: 482 M.4, Mae Kok Rd., T. Rim Kok, 57100 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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9. Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort, Thailand

Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort sits in the northeastern part of town, on the shore of the Kok River. Built in traditional Thai architectural style, you’ll be impressed with the luxurious interiors and outdoor landscape on arrival. In all the rooms, there’s a furnished private terrace with garden views so you’ll have plenty of fresh air. Couples will enjoy the Grand suite that has extras like a luxurious private bathtub and separate living areas. Treat your tastebuds to Italian dishes in Favola, or soak up the atmosphere in the up-scale restaurant Latest Recipe. For drinks, pick from artsy cocktails and a lengthy wine list at Latitude 19. Lay down for a Thai massage or body treatment, while you’re treated with river and garden views. Alternatively, you can plunge into the outdoor pool, and chill out in a lounge chair under a sun umbrella.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Room: Grand suite
  • Address: 221/2 Moo 20 Kwaewai Road, Tamboon Robwieng, Amphur Muang, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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10. Laluna Hotel And Resort, Chiang Rai

Laluna Hotel And Resort is a lavish retreat on the southern edge of Chiang Rai city. It’s surrounded by tropical greenery – typical for this Thai region. Most rooms have essentials like a comfy bed and a private bathroom, all noted for their cleanliness. But it’s the facilities onsite that have guests raving about this property. A large swimming pool, Jacuzzi, buffet breakfast, and massage services are just some of the offers. Sip on cocktails at the edge of the pool, or dine in style between the abundant greenery. If you want to explore the sights of Chiang Rai, tour packages are also available.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Room: Superior rooms
  • Address: 160 Moo 14 Sanambin Road, Muang, Chiang Rai, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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11. The Heritage Chiang Rai

The Heritage Chiang Rai blends authentic Thai style with contemporary comfort. You’ll find extensive facilities at this 5-star hotel, ideal for long stays. There’s all-day dining at their main restaurant where you can taste authentic Thai cuisines. But if you want something different, go to the Library Lounge – a posh space where you can order drinks and afternoon tea. On the outside, there’s a huge swimming pool with lounges all around it. Most rooms are suitable for couples including Deluxe rooms and Executive suites. If you’re looking to stay for extended periods, have a look at the Heritage Suites with kitchens.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Room: Heritage suite
  • Address: 199, Moo 13, Sansai, Mueang Chiang Rai, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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12. Grand Vista Hotel Chiangrai

Grand Vista Hotel Chiangrai is a 4-star hotel, situated in a hypermodern flat building south of the city. The 80 rooms are decorated with blue and white colors to give a peaceful vibe on arrival. Book the Grand Vista Suite for comforts like a soaking tub, a broad living space, and your own balcony. Other facilities onsite include a salted outdoor pool, restaurant, and bar for all your culinary pleasures. One of the cool services here is the free shuttle service to Chiang Rai’s Night Bazaar, the famous market in the center of the city. The hotel is located within walking distance from the large Big C Chiang Rai shopping mall, making it easy to go shopping or eat out.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Room: Grand Vista suite
  • Address: 185 Moo 25 T. Robwiang A. Muang, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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13. The Legend Chiang Rai Boutique River Resort & Spa

Do you want to stay close to both the Kok River and the city center? The Legend Chiang Rai Boutique River Resort & Spa might be the hotel you’re after. Behind the fancy facade of the resort, guests can revel in spacious studios and villas in a secluded setting. The greenery that’s dominating the property gets you into the holiday vibe. All of the rooms in this charming resort provide guests with a minibar, outdoor terrace, and luxury beds. There is an outdoor pool for all guests, but if you want your own, go for the One-bedroom Pool Villa. For dining, there’s Sala Rimnam, a lovely terrace setting where you can enjoy Thai food. But if you like drinks with your meal, there are 2 more venues onsite where you can order cocktails, wines, and beers. During the day, ride around town in a traditional trishaw, a service that’s available at the hotel.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Room: 2-bedroom villa
  • Address: 124/15 Moo 21, Kohloy Road, A.Muang, Chiang Rai, 57000 Chiang Rai, Thailand

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What’s the best Chiang Rai hotel for big groups and families?

Pa Sak Tong is the best place to stay for big groups visiting Chiang Rai.

They have 2 huge villas with up to 7 rooms in each.

You’ll have your own private pool and a huge garden, the perfect space for big gatherings.

What’s the best Chiang Rai hotel with hot tubs in rooms?

TEVA Valley Resort is the best hotel if you want your own private hot tub.

Some suites, including the Presidential suite, have hot tubs on the terrace with mountain views.

What’s the best Chiang Rai hotel with private pools in rooms?

The Legend Chiang Rai Boutique River Resort & Spa has the best rooms with private pools.

If you’re planning a romantic stay, bok the one-bedroom villa.

For families, book the 2-bedroom villa.


Chiang Rai HotelsBest Rooms
Pa Sak TongKum Sak Tong Villa
Mora Boutique HotelFamily suite
Le Patta Hotel Chiang RaiSuite with pool view
NAI YA HotelSuite corner room
Homestay Chiangrai2-bedroom apartment
TEVA Valley ResortPresidential suite
The Riverie by KatathaniSuite with river view
The Imperial River House ResortBalcony river view suite
Le Meridien Chiang Rai ResortGrand Suite
Laluna Hotel And ResortSuperior rooms
The Heritage Chiang RaiHeritage suite
Grand Vista Hotel ChiangraiGrand Vista suite
The Legend Chiang Rai Boutique River Resort & Spa2-bedroom villa
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