De Lanna Hotel

De Lanna Hotel

Good quality for a good price

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With a well-placed location, efficient service and reasonable room prices, De Lanna has justifiably become one of Chiang Mai’s most popular midrange downtown hotels.

Travelfish says:

With three three-storey blocks of rooms surrounding a well laid out garden and pool they manage to retain a boutique facade as well as having plenty of rooms (60 in total) without crossing into the large generic hotel range. De Lanna has been around for a while now and there are fancier alternatives on offer, but they’ve managed to keep rates sensible and avoid the whopping high season supplements of some competitors.

Watch out for the ducks. : Mark Ord.
Watch out for the ducks. Photo: Mark Ord

The garden area is attractive and swimming pool is of a decent enough size, plus the dining and cafe areas are agreeably done out. We did find the rooms themselves, divided into superior and deluxe, along with a few obligatory suites, to be slightly erratic in quality though.

The deluxe are large and well situated with comfortable balconies though some of the superior rooms are stuck away down dim corridors where the balconies only overlook the room opposite, and some rooms didn’t have verandas of any description.

Stylish rooms with imaginative bed lights. : Mark Ord.
Stylish rooms with imaginative bed lights. Photo: Mark Ord

We couldn’t quite get what discount, if any, was available for such rooms—and all superiors have a similar price tag—so it may be on a first-come, first-served basis. If possible check what you are getting before handing over your money.

Interiors are decent throughout, with a compromise between the boutique-style Lanna flourishes such as traditional fabrics and Isaan-style cushions and more contemporary lighting, paint schemes and polished concrete. As you’d expect for the prices, rooms are also all well decked out with minibars, cable TV, safety deposit boxes, toiletries, bathrobes and so on. A very good buffet breakfast is included in the spacious downstairs restaurant and bar area.

A deck to relax on. : Mark Ord.
A deck to relax on. Photo: Mark Ord

Staff seemed efficient enough with reasonable levels of English and motorbike rental plus tour and travel assistance was on hand. Overall, De Lanna represents a good balance between quality and price and is a useful option to keep in mind.

Contact details for De Lanna Hotel

Address: 44 Inthawarorot Rd, Sri Phum
T: (053) 326 278-9;  F: (053) 326 277  
Email: reservation@delannahotel.com
Web: http://www.delannahotel.com
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º58'59.14" E, 18º47'22.16" N
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Room rates: 1,500B to 4,000B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Extra Bed 600 baht 600 baht
Superior double room 2,500 baht 2,900 baht
Deluxe double room 2,900 baht 3,300 baht
Deluxe Suite 3,600 baht 4,300 baht

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Based in Chiang Mai, Mark Ord has been travelling Southeast Asia for over two decades and first crossed paths with Travelfish on Ko Lipe in the early 1990s.

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