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Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort

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142 Moo 8, Ban Mae Salong Nok Si Kham Subdistrict, Mae Chan 57110 Thailand
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Close by but a world away, Phu Chaisai is the iconic Northern Thailand destination resort and one of the first boutique resorts of Thailand and first to incorporate lifestyle and wellness into the holiday experience; For example, yoga and organically grown produce. Set among 500 hectare of unspoiled and lush subtropical mountain forest, peace and tranquility await you at Phu Chaisai. Choose from four room categories: bamboo cottages, mountain cottages, authentic Thai wooden houses, and grande deluxe cottages. All lodging incorporates natural building materials like bamboo and leaf covered roofs to blend into the natural surroundings. There are over sixty seasonal activities and excursions available, from trekking and horseback riding to mediation and yoga. Phu Chaisai is noted for its gentle Northern Thai hospitality, authentic regional Thai cuisine and open-air spa, which offers exceptional value as well as highly skilled therapists. Phu Chaisai is a perfect destination for travelers seeking tranquility and self discovery as part of a fun and enjoyable holiday. At Phu Chaisai you will discover there is no television in our rooms. You may also discover yourself. Phu Chaisai: because sometimes it’s about how you feel in a place.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Hot tub
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Outdoor pool
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Meeting rooms
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Full body massage
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Rooftop terrace
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English, Thai
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We enjoyed two days in an Upper Mountain Room at PhuChaiSai. We have stayed over all Thailand - being expats who have lived here for 13 years. We retreated there to do some book writing, so were expecting not to see any views because of smoke pollution which is throughout Chiang Rai for 7 months of the year. However, I found this resort incredibly overpriced. Yes, it is rustic, beautifully laid out with gardens and great views (the views you can only see when the smoke pollution isn't there - i.e. only between June and November). But, given my experiences all around Thailand, I really didn't think it was worth the THB 3,600 per night (Australian Dollars 180). We ate at the restaurant the first night and were shocked at the exorbitant prices. So, the 2nd night we walked down to Katiliya (5 minutes walk downhill, where we had stayed last year) to eat dinner at prices around 20-30 % lower with huge servings and good food. Positives - The resort is very peaceful, has beautiful gardens and for that we were impressed and thankful. The breakfast is plentiful and excellent. The rooms are large and the bathroom is large with separate bath. Negatives - High prices (as already mentioned). In the rooms there are no refrigerators - a huge negative and very unusual for such a high priced resort. So there is no way to have cold water, during the very hot days of hot season, unless you go to the restaurant and pay exorbitant prices for a drink. Also, there are no glass windows in the bathroom, only insect screens. So, there is nothing to stop the smoke pollution entering the huge bathroom area. I would recommend not visiting here between late November and beginning of June - the smoke pollution is now horrendous and at very unhealthy levels throughout Chiang Rai province over those 7 months (worsens every year) and you really can't see any view at all - see one of my pictures. We took an Air Purifier with us, it read over 200 AQI inside the room on arrival (principally because of the lack of glass windows in the bathroom). Once we closed off the bathroom and got the air purifier on, it brought the air quality down to 30 AQI (a healthy level). But we had to run the air purifier constantly to keep the inside air healthy. This resort will need to lower its prices (for rooms and at the restaurant) to attract large visitor numbers back, once the world economy and travel restrictions improve.
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Response from Management Phu Chaisai, General Manager at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
Responded Mar 10, 2020
Dear signature PhiMalone, Thank you so much for choosing to stay in Chiang Rai with us at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort, we would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. We appreciate all your comments and we had shared to the entire & management team. We would like to apologies that it hadn’t been resolved prior to your visit. Thank you again and we truly hope you will return in the near future to see all our improvements. With best regards, Ladarat Silueang General Manager Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
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We had a 3 night stay here. The resort is at the end of a long drive and has amazing views over the surrounding hills. The site is sloping and the huts or villas are surrounded by beautiful gardens. I would recommend a pool villa which gives lots of space and has its own plunge pool. The food wasn't the best we had in Thailand but perfectly adequate and not too pricey. The on site thai massage was absolutely wonderful and very good value. The Phu Chaisai is full of rustic charm and I would certainly recommend a few nights here if touring the north of Thailand.
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Response from Management Phu Chaisai, General Manager at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
Responded Feb 26, 2020
Dear "Kate R" Thank you very much for your most kind feedback following your stay, regarding the food at the restaurant all product of are from our organic farm. We do hope to welcome you back in due time and thank you again for your generous feedback. Kind Regards, Ladarat Silueang General Manager Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
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We spent a couple of nights here in a villa with a pool. The staff were lovely and you feel embraced in nature. Do be aware that this is probably not a good location if you have mobility issues as it's set on a hillside with quite a lot of steps to some rooms and the restaurant. The bar and restaurant were beautiful and the food was very good.
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Response from Management Phu Chaisai, General Manager at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
Responded Feb 21, 2020
Dear signature williamk271, Thank you very much for choosing Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort for your stay and for your kind words about the resort. We will shared to the team entire and we look forward to welcoming you back at your convenience. Kind Regards, Ladarat Silueang General Manager Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
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The best Hotel in the nature we have visit in the world!!! Its a paradise! In the pictures I cant show the beauty or the place! Its full of beatiful plants, trees and flowers! And the service is incredible! With organic food!!! I ask many times for service in the room and they go in just 2 minutes!! It never happend to me in the best hotels!! So the service is incredible! And The Thai massages!!! I cant explain it!! 😱😱😱 Really its not 3 stars its much more!!!
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Response from PhuChaisaiGM, General Manager at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
Responded Feb 2, 2020
Dear signature luciagonzalezzzz, Thank you very much for you choosing Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are very happy that you had an "amazing" stay with us. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. With best regards, Ladarat Silueang General Manager Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
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Beautiful setting, wonderful staff. We enjoyed four night and five days of relaxing at this tranquil retreat. The warm winter sun, cool evenings and magnificent vistas kept us content and captivated. We would recommend exploring the various trekking paths which take you to secluded outlooks around the estate. Residents and staff always had warm smiles and advice.
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Response from PhuChaisaiGM, General Manager at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
Responded Jan 31, 2020
Dear "GlendaB500" Thank you very much for your recent review and sharing you positive comments on Tripadvisor ! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you have many good memories and we would be delighted to welcome you back in a not too distant future Kind Regards, Ladarat Silueang General Manager Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
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PRICE RANGE
$58 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
phu chaisai mountain hotel mae chan, phu chaisai mountain resort and spa, hotel phu chaisai mountain
LOCATION
ThailandChiang Rai ProvinceMae Chan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
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Frequently Asked Questions about Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort?
Nearby attractions include Choui Fong Tea Plantation (1.7 miles) and Wat Tam Pa Ar-Cha Thong (1.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Phu Chaisai Restaurant, The Rasee Restaurant, and Cabbages & Condoms Restaurant Mae Chan.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Thai.
Does Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.