Meliá Chiang Mai, the first five-star hotel to debut in Chiang Mai since the pandemic, has opened in northern Thailand.
Within the 22-storey tower and adjoining seven-floor podium building are 260 keys. Rooms sizes start from 30m2, up to suites at 113m2. All rooms feature mod-cons such as a flatscreen TV with a selection of international channels, tea- and coffee-making facilities.
For meetings, the property’s extensive conference facilities include a 358m2 Yi Peng Grand Ballroom and two function rooms on the second floor. The ballroom’s 173m2 pre-function area is connected to the outdoor swimming pool and Tien Pool Bar. As part of the ‘Power Meetings by Meliá’ programme, the Power Lounge features a pool table, drinks area and funky seating suited to down-time between meetings.
On the seventh floor, the 185m2 Khom multipurpose function room, opens to a 222m2 outdoor terrace with views of Chiang Mai, river and mountains.
F&B options include a rooftop bar on 22nd floor, all-day dining restaurant Laan Na Kitchen, Mai Restaurant and Bar serving northern Thai-style dishes with Mediterranean influences, Ruen Kaew Lounge wellness cafe, and a pool bar.
In addition to its indoor area seating 110 diners and patio area catering to 26 people, Laan Na Kitchen also features four private dining rooms for corporate groups.
Other recreational facilities include an executive lounge, the YHI Spa with seven treatment rooms, as well as a gym, swimming pool, and kids club.
Meliá Chiang Mai is located six kilometres from the Chiang Mai International Airport, near an array of tourist attractions including the Old Town, the city’s oldest temple Wat Chiang Man, and Ang Kaew Reservoir. Other attractions in the surrounding area include the elephant rescue centre Elephant Nature Park, the Mae Ya Waterfall, and UNESCO’s latest biosphere reserve Doi Chiang Dao.