The U Chiang Mai hotel recently won an
“Historical Architectural Conservation Award 2009” from The
Association of Siamese Architects under the Royal Patronage.
Historical Architectural Conservation
Awards are organized by The Association of Siamese Architects
under the Royal Patronage to recognize the efforts of private
individuals and organizations who have successfully restored and
conserved structures and buildings of heritage value in Thailand.
U Chiang Mai’s architecture and interior
designer team has preserved the original architecture structure of
the past residence of Chiang Mai’s Governor which is now served as
the Residents’ Lounge to welcome guests upon arrival at the hotel.
The residence has been refreshed through interior design and
decorative items that add a modern Thai accent to this heritage
setting. Moreover, the interior and decor in the 41 deluxe and
superior rooms have also been designed with a contemporary Lanna
“This is one of our U Hotels & Resorts’ core brand
pillars which is to reconnect, to allow guests to experience the
world within the locations we are in by providing a total
uncomplicated service and at the same time encouraging them to
step into the local environment and experience the surrounding
culture and heritage at their own pace to create a unique
experience,” said Mr. Jonathan Wigley, CEO of Thailand-based U Hotels & Resorts.
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