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Suan Bua Hotel & Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   158 Moo 3 | Hangdong Samerng Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Ranked #93 of 327 hotels in Chiang Mai
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little away from Chian May this hotel in the middle of a beautiful park is a haven of peace. More are located just in the mountains it is there a little less stuffy than in the city. Furthermore the rooms are very spacious and furnished in true Thai style.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We booked this country side hotel without understanding how far from Chiang Mai it was located. The taxi charged 900 B for the trip. Beautiful and well maintained garden, large room was ok but the huge hotel was empty! Only one additional guest. The "SPA" looked like not been used in 25 years. Next day suddenly the place was filled... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

After being in Chiang Mai for years, many in our organization agree that our time at the Suan Bua was impressive! We've all been to dozens of meetings, buffets, and overnight lodging situations, and probably have never had such an overall good value/experience than at the Suan Bua. Khun (Mr.) Pracha has been an excellent liaison. He and his staff... More

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Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This place has it all! Beautiful gardens, happy staff, excellent food, at a fantastic price! We were so amazed at the generosity of the manager who lowered our costs even after we had been there for a week. He also went out of his way to be accommodating to our every need. At the end he and his staff setup... More

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Bielefeld, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This has been the third time I have been to Suan Bua Hotel & Resort, attending conferences there. Each time the conference venue is there, I sigh: not again! When entering the resort, the first impression actually is positive. The large gardens are well planned and well maintained. Not so the rooms. Every room I have slept in had something... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Great place for a conference where you can spend lots of time with your group. The place if fairly old. The reception desk is THE most unorganized desk I've ever seen. Not professional. We were put in the 3rd floor of an old building where the stairs were uneven. The room was decent and the bed good but after one... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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111 reviews 111 reviews
28 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Suan Bua Hotel and Resort has found it's niche as a conference destination for large NGO's and other regional organizations. I've attended a number of conferences here and recently stayed at Suan Bua with a large women's gathering. The price was right- 2000 baht per person for the entire weekend including three meeting rooms, breakfast both days, plus lunch and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

We have been to this hotel twice and the last time early 2012 a lot of people, including myself, got food poisoning. Out of 200 people I believe 25% to 30% got food poisoning or a stomach bug. People tell me this has happened before so BEWARE! The grounds are beautiful and the food looks and taste quite good. Just... More

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Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Suan Bua is very relaxing. It's about a 45 minute drive from Chiang Mai city, so don't come here if you want to spend a lot of time around the town. If you're looking for a chance to get away from it all though, the Suan Bua is a great place to consider.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

This hotel is about 30mins drive up a winding mountain road from Chiang Mai. It's in a lovely quiet area, with just a little local shop across the road, and a lovely nice restaurant across the road and up the hill. The hotel grounds are absolutely beautiful - gardens, ponds, bridges, gazebos etc. I didn't get to use the pool... More

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Also Known As:
Suan Bua Hotel
Suan Bua Resort
Address: 158 Moo 3 | Hangdong Samerng Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Mai Province > Chiang Mai
Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Chiang Mai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Suan Bua Hotel & Resort 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Thai Lanna style - Unique traditional Lanna-style architecture. ... more   less 
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