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“A peaceful little slice of heaven” 5 of 5 stars
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Golden Pine Resort
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   291 Moo 4 Baan Muang Kham | Tambol Nang Lae, Chiang Rai 57100, Thailand   |  
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Ranked #12 of 107 Hotels in Chiang Rai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“A peaceful little slice of heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2008

What a heavenly little resort. From the moment you arrive, you'll know you're someplace special. The grounds are green, lush, tranquil and full of bird song. The rooms are lovely and romantic, clean and crisp resplendent in earth tones and flowing white tapestries. The polite and professional staff has an excellent command of English. The resort is peaceful and quiet and our room had an excellent sunset view of the mountains with a green rice paddy as our neighbor.

And the pool...what a wonderful place fo relaxing soak. While the water is a bit warm for a cool-down, cold-water jets, private alcoves, lush greenery and a swim-up bar allow for an afternoon of forgetting all your worries.

On the negative side, the resort is mostly populated by large groups arriving via tour bus. All meals (to my knowledge) are buffet style. Worst of all, our air conditioning froze up (despite being set at a very moderate level), begin clanking loudly at 3:00 AM (due to ice on the compressor) and finally stopped working. Anyone who has visited Thailand, even in the cooler months, knows that it is near impossible to rest in the heat and humidity without air conditioning unless one is acustomed to those conditions. Worse yet, the sliding door has no screen, eliminating the option of opening the door wide to let in a breeze from the rice paddy. Ours was not the only room to suffer this fate, as a fellow traveler remarked at breakfast that she experienced the same air conditioning headaches.

All in all, however, this resort provides a quiet little slice of heaven in a lovely location.

  • Liked — Lush, green, well-kept and relaxing grounds
  • Disliked — Unreliable air conditioning
  • Stayed September 2008
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2008

What a wonderful place to stay....peaceful, remote and tranquil.
Rooms set out in bungalows throughout the beautiful gardens and pool area. Spacious well equipped bedrooms and large bathroom with shower and sunken bath. Patio and porch area with seating.

Lobby and restaurant beautifully set out, restaurant on lower level alongside the spa. Evening entertainment in restaurant, singer and accompianists were good. Food good and plentiful

Phone calls from the rooms very expensive, 100 Bahts charge before the price of a call even using a phone card.

At the end of the hotel drive, turn left where you will find a small local shop/bar for inexpensive drinks and other items.

Would definately stay at this one again.....and recommend.

Stayed March 2008
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Address: 291 Moo 4 Baan Muang Kham | Tambol Nang Lae, Chiang Rai 57100, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Chiang Rai Province > Chiang Rai
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Chiang Rai
#6 Spa Hotel in Chiang Rai
#7 Romantic Hotel in Chiang Rai
#8 Best Value Hotel in Chiang Rai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Golden Pine Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 78
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Convenient located 15 min from the airport and 20 min. from Chiang city. Approved 4* Resort beautiful surrounded by paddy fields. Feature 90 spacious rooms with all amenities, Air-con., Safe & Satellite TV. ... more   less 
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