137 Pillars House, Chiang Mai
|2 Soi 1, Nawatgate Road, Tambon Watgate, 50000, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, THAILAND.|
Description: 137 Pillars HouseEnjoying a fine location in the historic heart of Chiang Mai, 137 Pillars House is set in a beautiful teak wood building, originally built in the 1880s as the East Borneo Company headquarters. Painstakingly restored and modernised to reflect its 19th century glory, this luxury boutique hotel now offers exclusive accommodation, gourmet cuisine and top-class service and facilities in a warm and relaxing atmosphere.
Ideally placed for both business and pleasure in this fascinating historic city, 137 Pillars House is within easy reach of all Chiang Mai's most important landmarks, including theWat Phra Singh, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Wat Chiang Man temples, among many other fascinating sights. 137 Pillars House offers luxury chauffeur driven van and limousine hire for all guests transport needs both within the city and in the outlying region.
On-site, 137 Pillars House boasts a large 25 X 5,5 m swimming pool, with refreshments available from the poolside bar; a Spa area, and a fully equipped fitness room. The hotel also offers a number of fine dining venues and lounge areas, including The Dining Room, Jack Bain's Bar, the Parlour Lounge, and the intimate, elegant Palette Restaurant, set in the hotel's original teak homestead. There is also a wine cellar and a private open-air veranda, and cooking demonstrations are held regularly at the hotel's showpiece kitchen.
Type of rooms: 137 Pillars HouseRajah Brooke Suite:
All larger than 70 square metres, each suite is fitted with a choice of king-size bed or twin beds that extend to an airy, vintage-tiled veranda over tropical gardens with cane shades for privacy, a rattan planter's chair and a plush day-bed. Beyond a vast walk-in closet, there is an en-suite bathroom with dual washbasins, a free standing Victorian bath, separate indoor and outdoor garden showers. Interconnecting suites are available upon request.
East Borneo Suite:
Averaging 75 metres and accessible by private corridor, each suite comes with either a king-size bed or twin beds and extends onto to an airy, vintage-tiled veranda over tropical gardens with cane shades for privacy, a rattan planter's chair and plush day-bed. Beyond a vast walk-in closet, the en-suite bathroom comes with dual washbasins, a free standing Victorian bath and separate indoor and outdoor garden showers.
William Bain Terrace Suite:
Overlooking the historic pillar house, infinity pool and garden wall from the upper floor, both 100-metre, one king-sized bedroom suites extend onto a generous living room and airy, vintage-tiled veranda with cane shades for privacy, a rattan planter's chair and plush day-bed. Beyond a vast walk-in closet, the en-suite bathroom with dual washbasins includes a sunken bath facing the tropical foliage and separate indoor and outdoor garden showers.
Louis Leonowens Pool Suite:
These two top-tier ground floor suites each sprawl across 135 square metres, holding a generous living room and super king-sized bed with French doors overlooking the infinity pool, garden wall and the historic Pillars House. Beyond a vast walk-in closet, the en-suite bathroom with dual washbasins includes a sunken bath facing the tropical foliage and separate indoor and outdoor garden showers. More private pleasures may be enjoyed in the private 5,5 x 2,5-metre swimming pool in each of the suites.
All suites feature: complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi; air-conditioning, climate control and ceiling fan; luxurious 400-thread count bed linen on Sealy Posturepedic Premier Ultra Plush mattress and an extensive pillow menu; oversized day bed in the balcony; separate indoor and outdoor showers on ground floor; personal in-room music system with iPod connectivity and charger; 32" flat screen LCD television with satellite/cable channels; in-room safe; personal mini-bar with espresso coffee machine and kettle; smoking and non-smoking rooms available upon request.
Additional information: 137 Pillars House
Luxury limousine airport transfers and shuttle services are available on request. Charges apply.
Number of rooms: 30
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1880s/2011.
Languages spoken: Thai, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
GPS Coordinates: 18° 47' 31.20'' N 99° 0' 14.80'' E
Nearest airport: Chiang Mai International Airport - 7,7km.