Regale in the carefully revived classic old-world elegance of the Orient while enjoying every modern luxury in a home-style residential concept at 137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai. Share in the richness of a like-minded international community of guests, and retire to the privacy of lavish suites and spacious tropical grounds. The property originated in 1889 as the Northern Headquarters of the British based Borneo Company, and architectural historians and conservationists worked meticulously to preserve the integrity of the original structure to ensure a truly distinctively luxurious experiential accommodation in Chiang Mai. Guests can look forward to the same nostalgic ambiance in all suites, along with modern comforts and conveniences that you would expect at the finest Chiang Mai luxury hotel. From breakfast in bed or on your veranda to lunch under the sun or well-shaded daybed by the shimmering infinity pool and to intimate dinners set up just for you in secluded tropical nooks, meals at 137 Pillars House are gastronomic memories in the making. Guests can make use of the hotel’s 82-foot long pool, spa, and gym, relax in the signature Victorian baths, indoor/outdoor garden showers. The property was listed as the #1 Resort Hotel in Southeast Asia in 2017 by Travel + Leisure.
All larger than 753 square feet, each suite is fitted with a King bed that extends 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, the en-suite bathroom with dual washbasins includes a sun-lit bathroom with a freestanding Victorian bath and separate indoor/outdoor showers. Interconnecting suites are available upon request. Each suite is equipped with complimentary high-speed WiFi, air conditioning, luxury 400-thread count bed linen on Sealy Posturepedic Premier Ultra Plush mattress, an extensive pillow menu, oversized daybed on balcony, 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 a kettle.
Averaging 807 square feet and accessible by a private corridor, each suite is fitted with a choice of a King bed or two twin beds, a vast walk-in closet, an en-suite bathroom with dual washbasins, a free standing Victorian bath, and separate indoor/outdoor showers. It extends to an airy, vintage-tiled veranda over tropical gardens with cane shades for privacy, rattan planter’s chair, and a plush day bed. Each suite is equipped with complimentary high-speed WiFi, air conditioning, luxury 400-thread count bed linen on Sealy Posturepedic Premier Ultra Plush mattress, an extensive pillow menu, oversized daybed on balcony, 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 a kettle.
For breakfast, lunch, and dinner, The Dining Room provides a stylish yet comfortable environment for you to savor their favorite recipes prepared with fresh organic ingredients. The menu offers authentic Thai fare and seasonally inspired international dishes, all showcasing the distinctive harvests of local farmers. Feel free to dine al fresco on the adjacent courtyard surrounded by tropical gardens.
A delight to the senses, you can enjoy exquisite cuisine in an intimate setting. Palette is located in the hotel's original teak homestead, which dates back to the 1800's. The restaurant seats up to 20 diners. An additional 16 diners can be accommodated in the intimate Wine Cellar and private open-air veranda. Palette's menu is light and artistic, offering a selection of cuisine with a brilliant array of colors and flavors using locally sourced and organic produce.
You can find a collection of favorite books on Chiang Mai and Thailand at the Jack Bain's Bar. Vivid coffee table books, historical non-fictions, mystery novels, latest newspapers, and magazines from around the globe, plus a wide selection of DVD's and CD's are all available. Linger comfortably in this air-conditioned refuge over fresh fruit drinks, freshly brewed coffee and teas, or your favorite cocktails.
Afternoon high tea is served in the classic style as Chiang Mai’s early foreign visitors enjoyed. Partake in these scrumptious pleasures daily in this cozy indoor nook within Pillars House, by the infinity or on the lawn. All offer relaxed environments for guests to meet and mingle over bespoke tea blends, coffee concoctions, and complimentary Thai sweets.
The 82-foot long swimming pool is set alongside the iconic garden wall. Guests who wish to workout at any hour can find the latest weight training and cardio machines in the gym, or spaces to practice yoga throughout the meditative environment. Known to be one of the most rejuvenating luxury boutique hotels in Chiang Mai, you can find soothing and uplifting therapies including Thai and aromatherapy massage delivered at the spa or in the privacy of your suite by their experienced therapists.