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What We Love

  • Daily breakfast and free soft drinks and beers from the minibar (replenished daily) are included in the Jetsetter rate
  • Quiet neighborhood that still has plenty of dining and shopping options
  • Airy, colonial-style rooms with private verandas and big bathrooms
  • Spot-on, discreet service
  • Excellent à la carte breakfasts — order the eggs Florentine
  • A 50-foot vertical garden that shields the pool from prying eyes

What To Know

  • Ask the staff to help you negotiate the price of a tuk-tuk ride before you get in
  • Bring repellant — the forested location means lots of mosquitoes
  • It’s a 10-minute drive to the center of town, 30 minutes if traffic is bad
  • Take care when walking — nearby streets have no sidewalks
  • Though equipped with the latest gear, the gym is tiny
  • There is a compulsory Christmas Eve Dinner on 24 December 2014, for all resort guests booked over this date, priced at THB 3, 500 per person. There is also a compulsory New Year’s Eve Dinner on 31 December 2014, priced at THB 9,400 per person.


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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The Review

With a stay at 137 Pillars House, you’ll be centrally located in Chiang Mai, steps from Wat Gatekaram and minutes from Warorot Market. This 5-star hotel is close to Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center and Chiang Mai National Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 30 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers are provided.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool, a steam room, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite at one of the hotel’s 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Meet other guests and eat at a complimentary reception. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and a meeting room. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a train station pick-up service.

How to Get There

137 Pillars House
2 Soi 1 Nawatgate Road, Tambon Watgate
Chiang Mai, 50000 Thailand


Fantastic family visit
Geddes J

Visited as a family of 4 with our 3 & 5 year old sons. Staff incredibly welcoming and accommodating to the kids. Without request, they had car seats installed in van at airport pickup and greeted kids by name, even acknowledging and confirming our son’s food allergy. Stayed in the David Fleming Macfie Suite, which was perfect - boys stayed on daybed in the room which actually had sliding doors off of the main bedroom. Great outdoor shower as well. Small touches such as kids slippers and bathrobes charmed us all upon check in. Staff was helpful about suggesting activities the boys would enjoy including pointing us in the direction of Elephant Parade (walking distance from hotel) where boys could paint their own ceramic elephants as souvenirs. Food was fantastic. We utilized staff babysitting services for a dinner out and the boys were thrilled with the woman who stayed with them, searching for her throughout the day for the remainder of the visit. Bottom line - great family experience but would easily book again as a couples-only visit in the future.

Perfection in hospitality
Sini C

Our first time at 137 Pillarshouse, and we fell in love with its charms. From the moment of our arrival the staff spared no details to accommodate us in every way. We felt like we stayed in our family home surrounded by relatives. They made our stay very comfortable with all the privacy we wanted. This was a place for complete relaxation and a retreat from our hectic lifestyle. A place to recharge.

The bar and restaurants offered amazing Western and Asian dishes. Our extensive breakfast buffets had abundance of local and foreign dishes, and the staff kept our drinks flowing. The gorgeous pool was private and serene perfect for cooling off from daily adventures.

Our beautiful room was always stocked with drinks and snacks. We also enjoyed bedtime stories left with each nightly turndown. Plenty of space and well appointed with a large balcony overlooking the gardens and water features. We are impressed with their attention to details. Definitely would give ten stars if we could for extraordinary accommodations.

Butler service? Yes, please!

Having a personal Butler, Pui, was a new and welcome experience for us. And a game changer in terms of enabling us get the most out of our time Chiang Mai. From helping us select tours and find our way around the city to serving as a convenient single point of contact for room service, transportation, housekeeping and other needs, Pui was a huge help. She, Anne (the GM) and the rest of the 137 pillars team are serious pros who clearly take pride in guest satisfaction via true 5-star service. They made our stay as relaxing and fun as it was memorable. Highly recommend.