Rated 5 out of 5 by Lookingforward Wonderful Rooms, Outstanding service!
We recently stayed at the Le Meridien, Chiang Mai for 4 nights. The Hotel was everything we needed. It is located in the middle of the night market and several restaurants, so the location was ideal for our family of 4. We were able to get a corner room with a sitting room and an attached room for the kids (with twin beds) Having the suite arrangement contributed to our experience. I would highly recommend the configuration if you can afford the difference. My child got food poisening (Not from the hotel, we didn't have an opportunity to dine in) and the hotel staff was amazing. The manager went out of his way to attend to our every need. The staff is very attentive and welcomed us each time we entered the front door. This is an amazing hotel, I highly recommend it.
April 11, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Derek1980 Good hotel but fine tuning required
Great location and great maintenance but processes can be a bit slow. Credit of points as well as SPG recognition is minimal. Rooms booked was for a view of the famed mountain but in turn was given some view of the city, staff handling was poor and haughty.
Management did a good job in intervening and resolution thus my applause to them. But quite a disappointment in terms of Thai hospitality, although bell staff were quite outstanding and friendly compared to Front Office staff who seemed arrogant and full of pride.
November 8, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Gusschan Bad Experience for Club Room Staff
Your man staff of le club on 12 JUL 2014 make me and my friend has bad experience. My friend wore a vest into club. The girl staff at register deck don't told anything to him. But when we order beverages and look for seat. Your man staff told my friend that wore a vest do not entry to club. My friend ask him why don't wear vest in the club , because they are a woman guest wore vest in the club. My friend call for club's rule. Your staff give us in English but I'm Thai and your staff was Thai. Why he send us in English. I don't understand how he treat us. Why he did't tell us when we go out the club. He must told me that next time please don't wear a vest in to club and give me club rule in Thai Language. We feel very bad .But another staff were friendly, helpful and had intention of service.
July 15, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by nothappyjan1234 Great staff, close to night markets
This hotel disappointed us, don't get me wrong the staff are fantastic. The pool was cold, room was average, Our room was on 12th floor which had a great view this was the highlight of the room.
I was disappointed with room service as one morning I asked for milk for coffee and was told I had to pay 140bht, as we had powdered creamer in the room, this might be ok for some people but I am a paying customer and if I want a bit of milk there should be no charge and it should have been bought up to me.
May 31, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by hailgm1 Extremely comfortable!
My stay with Le Meridien was on account of a conference that I had to attend. I really liked the room that i stayed in. Staf was courteous and quick acting. Food for vegetarians can be a bit of an issue but i think that's something that will be par for the country at large :)
I liked the Sauna a lot; a steam room should definitely be added. The elevator music by Jerome Sans was fantastic! Will be great if the hotel personnel can help me get my hands on it.
Would definitely stay with Le Meridien Chain Mai.
June 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Grazza67 Why stay anywhere else in Chiang Mai
This Hotel met every expectation I have in comfort, location and quality of service.
I was given a room on the nineteenth floor with a panoramic view over Chiang Mai looking out towards the hillsides. The room was extremely comfortable and in excellent condition. The housekeeping service each day maintained its freshness and the friendly staff ensured that all things were in order at all times. When I go back to Chiang Mai Le Meridien will be where I stay.
August 6, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Dids Average
The hotel is an average Méridien, convenient location but the rooms are not amazing, poor design but the worth is the pool is non smoking, even at the front of the hotel, the guy next to the doors told me several times to smoke few steps away, the only smoking area is a terrace near meeting rooms, at the 3rd floor so one floor lower than the pool ... Breakfast and dinner are ok. The staff was friendly but you are in thailand so they have some troubles to solves problems and understand customers needs
March 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Sue1234 Reservations
The English of some of the Reservations staff was not up to standard. Making and changing my hotel from booking was frustrating because of this. On 2 separate occasions I requested to speak to a Supervisor, with the belief that their English would be better, and had to insist on both occasions. On the one hand I admire the staff would like to sort out the problem themselves w/out involving a supervisor, but on the other, if the client requests this, it should be done graciously and immediately.
January 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Peng Most helpful and friendly staff
I have stayed in many hotels in my lifetime. But staff at Le Meridien Chiang Mai are perhaps the most naturally helpful and friendly. They even correctly anticipated my needs! An example was my travel arrangement via bus to Chiang Rai. My wife and I eventually got into the 'VIP' bus in the afternoon, and the shuttle bus from Le Meridien Chinag Rai met us!
Location of Le Meridien Chiang Mai is close to the Night Bazaar, as well as the entertainment and eating venues. Indeed a strategic location.
April 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MONM Great Stay
Reception is excellent when you arrive, flawless check in.
I personally want to thank K. Mayuree, who check me in, very polite, with her wonderful smile. Excellent job, please convey my thank you to her.
My platinum status was recognised. Upgraded to a Suite Room.
Staff at the Club especially K. Anita with her restaurants, shopping tips, etc were superb.
Concierge very efficient. Do keep it up
Overall a great stay, will be coming back for more if my travels bring me back to Chiangmai.
June 17, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by canuck2013 Poor air conditioning
We were 'upgraded' to the top floor with our Starwood membership. Our room had an extremely noisy fan for the air conditioning and the thermostat did not control the fan speed or temperature. It was very uncomfortably cold. We mentioned this to the front desk but no change was made.
We didn't realize until after we were unpacked and settled in that the upgraded floor was a smoking floor. We were not asked if we wanted non smoking. There was not free wi-fi in the room. Only the lobby.
January 14, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by KxTan Unsatisfactory when compared to other Le Meridien properties worldwide.
Check-in staff was unwelcoming. There was no warm greeting. My requests were met but with a big frown on all 3 staffs who were standing together.
Check-out was equally the same. The staff continued to do whatever she was doing without acknowledging that I wanted to check out. There was no thank you and no asking how the stay was.
This is the exact opposite to other Le Meridien hotels around the world where all staff were super friendly and had a customer focused attitude.
March 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by JonathanTravelConnoisseur Chiang Mai Delight
Excellent 5-star facility in Chiang Mai for those who like to get dirty exploring the old city, the night market, play with elephants and tigers all day and THEN return to luxury and comfort for rest and relaxation. Breakfast buffet goes beyond for all tastes and ethnicities, and front reception so kind and accommodating. Slight room for improvement: room could be better cleaned, sink drainage issue, and the spa did not have sauna or steam in the gender specific areas.
January 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SunnyDays Terrific location, Great Service
Stayed here for 4 nights and had a wonderful stay. Our room was facing the mountains and it was beautiful. The Club Lounge had everything one can ask for and the service superb. The staff in general were great and extremely courteous. The housekeeping can use some training and improvement. Once we were given a pair of slippers that has already been used and complimentary tootbrush/toothpase were missing and only one handsoap between the wash basin, bathtub and showers.
September 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Christo Absolute Gem
As a Platinum member I have stayed at several of the Starwood Hotels over the years. This Hotel makes me me believe that my Loyalty to Starwood does have its benefits. If ever I went into the Hotel business, I would want all my staff to be like theirs.
There are so many Hotels in Asia with staff that don't have the same respect for their guests as they did years ago, The Meridien Chiang Mai still has it. Hopefully they will never change. We had a wonderful experience.
May 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by trvl4fs Exceeded My High Expectations
This is really a great hotel with nice facilities and a wonderful staff. We had the good fortune to stay in a suite that is sleek and well appointed. The food was excellent and the common areas airy and bright. The best part of this hotel is the excellent staff who were beyond friendly and went out of their way to please at every turn. I can't wait to come back.
August 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Posche Nice spacious lobby and rooms with good decor and size
-Feels that they should look into the crowd lingering at the lobby. Came back at 12+am and saw a group of guests from India sitting around the sofa with feet up the chairs.
-Nice gesture as I was using the WIFI at the bar area and staff took the initiative and served me iced water
-Water flow in the bathroom was not good and the toilet bowl was stuck on my day of departure.
- Water from standing shower will flow out to the tiles even though rooms are closed
March 24, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by NinjaLZG Recognition of SPG Status
This hotel certainly has high regard for SPG status guest! Arriving early on an overnight train to Chiang Mai from Bangkok, the busy check in staff attended to my request quickly and even went the extra mile to check out the status of my own room to see if it was ready!
The amazing part was when the staff could speak multiple languages from Mandarin to English to Thai! Totally blown away.
August 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by travel66 Excellence.........again.
An excellence experience, again at the leMeridien. Not one to vacation in any city twice, where Chiang Mai has draw my husband / myself three times, our choice of hotels has been, as would be the leMerdien, as the service is outstanding. beginning with an upgrade to the junior suite........ awww the junior suite with the spacious living room, to relax in once you have managed to crawl out of the tub. Crawl out as the view is overlooking the city, mountains, and you have relaxed to your hearts desire. Luxury, at its peak. Breakfast in the quiet of the club lounge to the buffet on the main floor, the service is outstanding. Even on a crowded morning on the main floor , the food items were replenished rapidly, even my coffee cup. Directions, given willing and easy to understand. Did not use the pool, as my desire was to explore............
October 31, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by EL18 Great hotel but except the toilet
Our overall experience in this hotel were great. The night bazaar was very near to the hotel and the staff were helpful and friendly. I'd booked three Le Royal Club Rooms but unfortunately the rooms were not connecting so it was not convenient for young children who wish to stay on the other room.
The bathroom was clean but toilet bowl
(WC) easily stuck and overflow. Quiet disgusting. Had to call for maintenance twice for two different rooms.
December 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by SuNi3 Service with sincerity and warm hospitality
Spent 3 nights in this hotel with my family and we loved the services extended from the ground staff from the moment we entered this hotel. The staffs are always smiling sincerely and helped us as much as we they could. The concierge team was very efficient in arranging our trips as well. The hotel rooms are clean and comfortable plus bottled drinking water are replenish twice aday. Kudos to the all staff that made our stay memorable.
May 6, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by JunG62 Great Hotel .. Fair Front Desk Services
One hotel in Chiang Mai that we've always stayed, the location, the facilities, the services at the restaurants, spa, and the concierge. However, our experience with the front desk is not that impressive, we're not sure if we're Thai to have lower standard of services or not. If you can trainn your front desk not to have too much ego of working with one finest hotel chains, that would be great. Smile More .. Speak More Politely...
March 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by orbitfxa vacation experience
i used my travel points to book and shifted my trip based on hotel availability. I was greeted well by friendly staff. I travel with my wife and young son. I think every thing in the hotel was great except for the food. i was disapointed in the buffet. Wished i had gone to the italian place. The room experience was good, clean and made up on time. helpful concierge and every one is very friendly. Club floor staff was great.
May 6, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Gullible tired rooms but good location
hotel is looking run down. rooms are tired and carpets dirty, furniture marked. lobby is noisy with no attempt by staff to stop children running around and screaming. families bring food in and eat it with children in lobby. thumping muisc all day. no where for adults to have a quiet drink. close to markets is its saving grace. staff are very helpfull
August 3, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Marie1974 Not as good as before
This is my third stay at your hotel and unfortunately it wasn't as good, as previous occasions. Room 1105 is looking old and a bit scruffy. I received no upgrade to the Starwood member floor, even though I booked quoting my SPg number, this was dissapointing. The hair dryer in my room was disgustingly dirty, I did hand it in to your reception staff. Not sure if I would stay again, which is sad, as before I've had great stays.
February 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by HalCanada This hotel is ideally situated near the action
Stayed right before Christmas break. Hotel is ideally situated next to night market - you can't get better location than that! Staff were great and were exceptionally courteous.
Am a Gold and they went out of their way several times to acknowledge me and my kids.
Pool is indeed cool but kids loved it and I liked the refreshing plunge. Pool itself is quite neat and has great views of the mountain and temple in the distance.
January 2, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by vendel56 Always beyond expectation
Le Meridien is one of the reason we come back to Chiang Mai again and again.. The courteous staff, and being recognized by name upon arrival and throughout the stay. We have enjoyed over 120 days in this lovely place and look forward to many more days.
August 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Sinova Chiang Mai Le Meridien
The hotel is rated as five star but I only can see it as a four star at best. The shower area has black mold in-between the tile and cracks in some areas. Also the "Rain" shower doesn't work at all. Bath towels are thin from a five star standard. The breakfast buffet needs better temperature control as most dishes are just warm. As SPG preferred member, my room was not in the "preferred guest" level.
April 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Garybsingapore Great place for Business or Pleasure
The Meridien Chiang Mai is located close to restaurants, shops, coffee houses, the night market and more. The staff is attentive and friendly. The hotel facilities are excellent. Both the pool and Gym are very nice. Parking is convenient and local transportation is abundant. Prices are very reasonable at the hotel's outlets. I would recommend this hotel for a holiday stay, business or special event.
August 24, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Steve13 Great location, room, food, view, staff
We stayed two weeks and enjoyed every day. The Club Lounge is great and service exceptional. Our room had a terrific mountain view with a tub for two that had a great view of the city. The night market location is perfect and always easy to get transportation to wherever. We look forward to staying here again in the future. (pool great but water a bit cold, but we were here in the colder season)
December 26, 2011