First Impression. Check in and Lobby. Just wonderful friendly staff. Very efficient. The lobby very
tastefull decorated with most beautyful flower arrangments. A very calm and welcoming atmosphere. The room ist huge and sytlish interieur. All rooms have a wonderful view. even if you dont have river view you wount be dissapointet.
The pool area is on of a kind. on one side a giant tree with lampingnons and the other side a
green wirh is trimmed like on a golf court. In fron of you the river scenery where you can watch the monks at the river banks and enjoy the relaxing flow of the river.
The restaurant is outstandig good. As i like thai food a lot i prefer to eat out because the
hotel food is a bit boring compared to the adventures in local restaurant.
The "vongerichten" signatur dishes are just a wonderfull combination of haute cuisine
and local colors. The caramelized salmon on spicy green mango salat was heaven.
So was the oxcheeks thai style. Brilliant job done.
Also thanks to the manger Mr. renauld for giving good advise on the menus.
If you want to have some quit days, relaxing. GO . you will not regret. I come again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The resort occupies an idyllic 26-rai site directly on the banks of the Mae Kok River, moments from Chiang Rai town and a one hour drive from the Golden Triangle where the borders of Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar converge. The resort is set at the heart of beautiful landscaped gardens complete with a tranquil man-made lake and two majestic 100-year-old rain trees. Surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery, the neighbouring community is a jewel waiting to be explored. Nearby attractions include Rai Mae Fah Luang, Le Méridien's chosen UnLock Art site, and Oub Kham Museum which houses a collection of objects from the ancient Lanna kingdom, Myanmar, southwest China, and Vietnam. Nearby attractions include Wat Phra Kaew, the temple that once housed the Emerald Buddha, and the Hill Tribe Education Centre with its fascinating display of tribal artefacts and handicrafts. Boat trips along the Mae Kong River are available from the town of Chiang Khong, with stops along the way at villages of interest. Ethnic groups living in the province include Karen, Lisu, Lahu, Akha, Meo, and Yao, and it is possible to arrange treks into the hill tribe villages with experienced local guides. Mae Sai is 62 kilometres north of Chiang Rai and makes for an interesting day trip. This busy trading post borders Myanmar, and it is possible to cross the bridge to visit the bustling market in Tha Khi Lek. Phu Chi Fa is a spectacular viewpoint. The impressive views are best enjoyed early in the morning, particularly in the cool season when mist covers the valley floor. A highlight to any trip to Chiang Rai is a visit to the Doi Tung Development Project. Started as a royal initiative to help eradicate opium supply, drug use, and rural poverty, the project offers villagers with a practical and sustainable alternative. The project focuses on development, education, training, humanitarian activities, environmental conservation, agriculture, and the production of quality crafts. At the summit of Doi Tung, visitors can visit Phra That Doi Tung, a chedi constructed in 911 A.D and one of the oldest and most sacred sites in northern Thailand. The chedi is said to contain the collarbone of Buddha. Le Méridien Chiang Rai Resort, Thailand is located close to the town centre and a short drive from Chiang Rai Airport. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Le Meridien Chiang Rai Hotel Chiang Rai
- Meridien Chiang Rai