137 Pillars House, a stunning new 30-suite
retreat in Chiang Mai, Thailand is scheduled to open on 1 January
The hotel, which enjoys a prime location in a tropical
enclave near the Ping River, adjacent to the famous Wat Gate Khar
Rham Temple, offers guests every modern luxury, combined with the
revival of 19th Century oriental elegance and nostalgic ambiance
from its former days as the homestead of the Manager of the
British East Borneo Company.
137 Pillars House is managed by SilverNeedle
Hospitality and is a member of
Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Four suite types are available for guests and
range from 70 square meters up to 135 square meters, each named
after a famous Colonial settler.
and conservationists worked meticulously to retain the integrity
of the original 1889 structure at 137 Pillars House. Tiled
verandas, cane shades, rattan furniture and free standing
Victorian baths are reminders of days gone by, blended with the
modern facilities including outdoor garden showers, flat screen
televisions and Wi-Fi access. Private Pools (5.5
x 2.5 meters) are featured in the two Louis Leonowens Suites.
Drinks and Dining - A range of options include:
The Library Bar - guests can linger over fresh fruit drinks,
Italian and local coffee and teas, wines, brandy, port, sherry,
cognacs and aperitifs.
The Parlor - afternoon high tea is
served in the classic style as Chiang Mai’s early foreign visitors
enjoyed, with bespoke tea blends, coffee concoctions and
complimentary Thai sweets.
The Wine Cellar – serving a
selection of new and old world vintages from around the world,
including notable Thai wines.
The Dining Room - for
breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Dining Room adjacent to Pillars
House is a stylish yet comfortable environment to savor our
favorite recipes prepared with fresh organic ingredients.
The Kitchen - a showpiece and gathering place for Thai cooking demonstrations.
Private Dining - in-suite dining or dine
in a private spot on the grounds. Set at least one night aside for
the chef’s BBQ on the expansive verandah of your suite.
In addition, the hotel also features a spa,
small meeting space, a gym and a 25 x 5.5 metre swimming pool,
where snacks, sweets and fresh fruit drinks, as well as items off
the main menus can be enjoyed.
Opening rates start from THB 12,333 (US$ 400) per night,
plus applicable service charge and government taxes.
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