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Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai
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Read all 208 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.86 out of 5) on the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai before you book online.

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5/5

Excellent

Top Notch
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“Talk about feeling at home! Guest services personnel at this resort are top notch and we found that they often anticipate your desires before you even think of them yourself! Mixing relaxation with...

5/5

Excellent

Oh my... Amazing
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Don't read my review. Just make a reservation. This hotel is one of the most incredible most beautiful hotels I have ever seen. I am not going to bore you with details because pictures tell a...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise on Earth
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Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai is Paradise on Earth. Nothing prepares you as to how beautiful and amazing this resort is... the artwork and carvings on every building is just...

4/5

Very Good

Stunning Hotel but...
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This is our second visit to the Dhara Dhevi Mandarin Oriental. We loved this hotel so much the first time round 3 years ago that we decided to come back. We are a family of 2 adults and 3 young...

5/5

Excellent

thailand is not cheap part 2
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but I would come back to spend more money with you you were all very nice, and everything was perfect and awesome and beautiful and I would like to thank you once again i could ask only for more...

5/5

Excellent

Beauty
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We saw The Bachorlette on TV in Canada and new we needed to see this resort!! Very Pricey But we were able to take a horse and buggy ride around the grounds and This place is a beauty!! Like I said...      

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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Wonderful 5 days with my family Everything is perfect , architecture is magnificent , service awesome We loved to ride bikes every morning everywhere in the hotel. Dont miss the rice...

5/5

Excellent

Out of this world ....
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Don't miss Chiang Mai during your trip to Thailand and please do yourself a favor ... enjoy the experience staying at Dhara Dhevi Oriental Hotel .... Best thai food so far. Lovely breakfast, paddy...

5/5

Excellent

Cultural experience in style
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I stayed at this property for a quick work trip and was highly impressed by the property. The place is very large and offers so many cultural experiences without needing to leave to hotel. Rice...

5/5

Excellent

Has to be the best lunch buffet in Chiang Mai
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Living in Chiang Mai I am a regular at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi. I simply love all their restaurants; Farang Ses (French), Fujian (Chinese) and Le Grand Lanna (Thai). Being one the best...      

5/5

Excellent

One of the best in the world
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There is little to add to the reviews that have been posted before mine but it is so good it seems wrong not to say anything. The setting is magical, the staff are amazing, the service is exceptional....

4/5

Very Good

Solid
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I use tripadvisor often, by now, I stopped reading 5* reviews titled "best experience of my life", etc. Mandarin Chiang Mai is an unusual property, it does feel a bit like Disney Land at first but we...

5/5

Excellent

Among the Best 5-Stars in the World
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Before I write a review, I re-read the most recent reviews by others. The other reviews are so good I don't think I can add much. As you can see by my other reviews, I have stayed at an impressive...

5/5

Excellent

The best
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By far the BEST resort I've had the pleasure of staying in. There is nothing at all I can fault about this resort, and I'm not sure I'll ever experience a better resort stay than this! I like: 1)...

5/5

Excellent

best hotel I have ever stayed
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I think this is my favorite hotel, I stayed in many hotel before(I got RA in IHG, SPG plAtinum, ACCOR platinum). I have many chance to stay in many luxury hotel. However this one is total different....      

5/5

Excellent

Just superb
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This is my second time to this hotel and i just cant get enough of it.We came for the Loy Krathorn festival as we did last year although at a different noisy hotel.The hotel had a buffet dinner with...

5/5

Excellent

Not to be missed
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Stayed for our honeymoon and the staff could not have been nicer. The grounds are immaculate and the property feels like a true oasis. We stayed in a villa overlooking the rice field which was perfect...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous !
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This was my third visit in 5 years and I look forward to going again! For me this place is heaven. A really enchanting place. Always stayed in a double storey villa with the bedroom upstairs. Actually...

5/5

Excellent

A walk into the past
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Unfortunately I had to come here for a night for business meeting, however I will definitely make my way up there again from Malaysia. Amazing place, the peace the calmness, the tranquility - i can go...               

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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I was planning my weekend in Chiang Mai, and as usual reccomended by many 5

5/5

Excellent

Stunning
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Stunning! From the moment of arrival to the moment of departure. We stayed in the 4p+ suite which is immense. Attention is payed to every detail, services are outstanding and staff is committed to...

5/5

Excellent

Simply exceptional
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We stayed in the Colonial villas - and had an exceptional stay overall. Beautiful rooms staring into the lake and the greens. Very nice pool. Loved visiting the organic farm. Very nice...

5/5

Excellent

What an amazing property
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Beautiful built - only 7-8 years old but built like an old Thai palace. We stayed in the colonial suites which are MASSIVE. The rooms are in a row of 2 storied buildings built in colonial style and...    

5/5

Excellent

Peaceful retreat - just what the doc ordered
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This was an amazing vacation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Upon approaching the hotel it takes your breath away and you forget about all your worries. I was very glad we made...

5/5

Excellent

Superb
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Me and my family stayed here upon first moving to Chiang Mai and loved it. It had a great feel and lovely service. What more can you ask for. You and your family can not go wrong with this place....

5/5

Excellent

We are going back for a third time
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My wife and I have stayed at The Dhari Devi twice, and we are looking forward to our return this coming August. Eight nights seems like a long time to stay at one property, particularly since we have...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic property and a must stay when in chiang mai
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It was one of the most beautifully worked up resort and great rooms supplemented with good restaurants as well as my favourite the Spa. The experience starts from the airport with a excellent stretch...

5/5

Excellent

Villa
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When drove into the hotel driveway, you got shock as an amazing palace in front of you. Getting privacy when staying in villa. Quite and country yard is in front of your eyesight on the garden. ...                 

5/5

Excellent

NandJD
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What a wonderful hotel. The best we've ever stayed in. Superb reception and staff. And we received a personal welcome from the manager. How good is that? Cannot speak more highly of our stay. Just...

5/5

Excellent

Lanna Kingdom with modern luxuries
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Well worth the money. Expensive, but if you want tranquility, calmness and pampering this is the place to go. Service is excellent and accommodation is 5 star. Le Grand Lanna has the finest Thai food...

5/5

Excellent

Exceptional and unique resort
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This resort exudes a sense of place like few others. When booking you have a choice between Colonial accommodations (more like a traditional hotel) and the Villas that surround the rice fields. Do...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely Fabulous
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What can I say that hasn't been said before! You must add this hotel to your bucket list as it is in a league of its own. The service is superb, the staff are amazing and the hotel design is like...

4/5

Very Good

Beauty and the twisted ankle....
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This resort is spectacular.The owner has spent a fortune on recreating a Lanna kingdom.This is a spectacular hotel,but.....the rooms are downright dangerous.I was in one of the villas and the bed is...

5/5

Excellent

Best concierge!
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I just stayed at last weekday. I really enjoyed hotel complimentary services and concierge help us to enjoy better Chiangmai life! I think that their service mind is best in spite of impassive...      

5/5

Excellent

Heavenly Experience .....
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First of all I would like give big thank you out to all the staff of Mandarin Oriental Chiang Mai for making our stay So special and a Relaxing one . I was Excited from the Minutes that I for into the...

5/5

Excellent

You need to go and see it yourself
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This was my second stay and it was again a fantastic experience .. the service is top nocht everybody speak English and are here to provide quality service ... Four days on location make you feel...

5/5

Excellent

Big and grand, a beautiful hotel
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When I arrived the hotel, I thought it was converted from a historical site, but indeed it's not. It was built like an ancient Lanna city. You can take beautiful pictures in many places within the...    

2/5

Poor

A rundown Disney Theme Park with real live Mickey Mouse!
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Where do I begin ? I visited this hotel when it first opened around 7-8 years ago . It was such spectacular site that I completely got lost in its enchanting beauty.There were replicas of temples...

5/5

Excellent

Sickest Hotel so far in my life. Very hard to give any other than the maximum amount of stars
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If somone would have showed me that Hotel and told me that it is the temple of the King I would actually go ahead and say "Wow what a nice temple!". Thats how amazing the building looks. Never seen...

4/5

Very Good

A wonderful resort meeting expectation of different customers
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The majority of staff at Mandarin Oriental Chiangmai were well-trained and helpful which made its hotel guests feel welcome. The resort is huge with facilities and activities organized for meeting the...   

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel
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The hotel is very amazing. Room is roomy and comfortable. Breakfast is one the best in Chang with good variety. Staff are very friendly and make a real effort. The SPA is little expensive but its one...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing hotel
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Staying at at this hotel was perfectly exceptional experience for us. The hotel's architecture itself is amazing. The ambience and atmosphere inside is peaceful. We like the big trees, beautiful...

5/5

Excellent

A holiday experience of a life time
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My sister and I bought our mother to celebrate her 90th birthday. We all had an amazing and very special time. The colonial suite accommodated the 3 of us very well. Everything was perfect from the...

5/5

Excellent

Stunning Colonial Style Hotel & Spa
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We stayed here to celebrate a friends 40th birthday, 7 of us in total and from the moment we pulled up the long drive and caught site of the hotel we knew we were onto something special. The hotel is...   

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel in Chiang Mai- Excellent Services,
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This is my 4th visit this hotel, the services is Excellect. Nice location, breakfast very nice. Many activites for kids and family. My kids very enjoy with activites at Rice Field, Craft. ( making...

5/5

Excellent

An excellent place for honeymooners
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Definitely the best choice in Chiang Mai. The service and the personnel are exceptional and the hotel infrastructure is one of the best in Asia. The villa's rooms in front of the rice field are...

5/5

Excellent

Seems amazing, but not really
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The reviews I've scanned on TripAdvisor give this hotel 5

5/5

Excellent

Vacation of a lifetime
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While expensive, this resort is worth every penny. The staff is friendly and often go above and beyond what they need to do. The concierge desk was very helpful with making arrangements for tours, as... 

5/5

Excellent

Wow, Wow and Wow again!
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I travel on a regular basis, going to various hotels **** & *****, but this one is THE best I've ever been. The decor is amazing, it looks like ruins in the middle of rice paddy fields but...

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel in the world
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We visited in January this year. I struggle to imagine finding a better hotel in the world - every detail absolutely perfect. Genuinely a wonderful experience. We have already booked a return visit....

5/5

Excellent

A fantastic Vacation
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When we check-in the hotel we foun we were in a palace! I stayed in a villa with my friend, living room on first floor and bedroom on 2nd floor, kitchen, one small bathroom and one huge bathroom,...

5/5

Excellent

A world class hotel with fantastic service, unique and tranquil surroundings
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We had 7 wonderful days with our 3 kids who are 1, 2 and 4 years old. The attention to detail in both service and design was exceptional. The grounds of the hotel are absolutely amazing. It is on...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel with natural environment and great food
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This is the second time my family and I stayed in this hotel. We loved it. My kids thought it was like fantasy. This time we got two villas and they were really big and spacious. Villa had two floors,...

5/5

Excellent

Living Large Inside Out
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I stayed for 3 nights during a business trip (June 2011). The room is very spacious, with two showers, two toilets and a bath tub. The interior is very good and of high quality. Cleanliness is top...

5/5

Excellent

World-class resort
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The property is hard to describe without actually being there. It is truly one of the most unique properties in the world. We were a family of 4 with 2 kids - we had a Grand Deluxe 2-Bedroom...

5/5

Excellent

Pure heaven and worth every penny!
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It's been a long time dream of mine to stay at this hotel and I am happy to report it exceeded all expectations. Arriving there in the hotel's vintage stretch Mercedes and seeing the driveway with the...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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The property is amazing. The service is excellent. We stayed in a Colonial Suite which was very spacious. The breakfast was excellent. Overall our experience is unforgettable.  

4/5

Very Good

Very good, but very expensive!
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I stayed at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi with my three teen-age children. We only spent two days in Chiang Mai (which wasn't enough). We stayed in a large one-bedroom villa and had two beds...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven on Earth
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This property is so beautiful there are not enough words to put on paper. The service is amazing and the spa treatments put me in another world. I stayed in a Colonial Suite which was so spacious and...               

5/5

Excellent

Favorite hotel, period.
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Managed to sneak in another three nights at this wonderful property. I reckon this is probably our fourth or fifth visit and despite a two year hiatus it was lovely that so many of the staff not only...

4/5

Very Good

On my third visit
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To MAndarin Oriental Chiang Mai, I am still impressed. My first visit was in 2004, the year it opened. Despite it's looks, allthose temples and palaces and the colonial wing are new built. So there...

5/5

Excellent

Speechless
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Im simply speechless and can't describe this wonderful place ... It's like being at an ancient village with all amenities of that village... Details for everything are taken into consideration , the...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful, but different...
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Our villa was superb and the property is quite stunning in a Disney-esque kind of way. The variety of architecture styles makes for stimulation overload and the best way to detox is to sit and watch...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely the BEST hotel in the world
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They say money can't buy happiness but that is just not true. Yes this hotel is expensive but it is truly unbelievable and worth every penny! If you are even remotely considering staying here, my...

5/5

Excellent

Awe-inspiring
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I imagine there is very little I can offer that has not already been said, but I almost feel compelled to reiterate what (almost) everyone else has said. This is an amazing property. We stayed for...

5/5

Excellent

Majestic
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Awesome architecture, super staff, great getaway and fantastic find!  

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel ever
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This is a really stunning place with excellent service. There are rice paddies, gardens, temples and incredible spa, excellent food you name it. Of course we did stay in a villa which was beyond...

5/5

Excellent

The best service from a hotel ever
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A magnificent place. The location is stunning, the food is great, the service is beyond imagination. Really an oasis. My daughter loved the pool and the rice paddies. My husband took about 500 photos...  

5/5

Excellent

Serenity... at a price
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The Dhara Dhevi is the first resort that I've visited that lives up to the name. It is a purpose-built palace of a hotel, with incredible landscaped grounds, tree-lined paths, temples, whispering...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful place in Chiang Mai
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This is a stunning hotel in Chiang Mai. The staff is courteous and attentive. The resort itself is an absolute oasis...set in working rice fields. The hotel has a wonderful meet and great with the...

4/5

Very Good

This slice of paradise doesn't come cheap, but is well worth the occasional indulgence
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The MODD is a stunning resort and we had a fantastic time there over the Christmas & New Year period. We have visited at other times of the year, but prefer the cooler months of November to February....           

5/5

Excellent

Interesting and romantic
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Although I was there for business, I can see this spot being great for a honeymoon or romantic getaway. Chang Mai itself is one of my favorite destinations, it is peaceful, has a great history and...

5/5

Excellent

Honeymoon Heaven
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We really splurged with this hotel as we were staying over New Years and it was very expensive. However when we got there we were delighted to find our high expectations were met. The hotel lobby and...

5/5

Excellent

The best property ever!!!!
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This was from far the best property I ever stay! The staff was very friendly and the room was stunning Just a little comments would be on the breakfast, the coffee was very bitter

5/5

Excellent

A trip to remember
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Mandarin Oriental brand always has exceptional service. However, "exceptional" could not be the term to do Mandarin Oriental Chiang Mai justice. You don't even have to leave the hotel to get a taste...        

5/5

Excellent

A place that dreams are made of
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There aren't enough superlatives for the heart-stopping, breath-taking experience of this hotel. From the moment one drives through the gates, one senses a different level of reality.The architecture...

5/5

Excellent

A little piece of heaven!
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This hotel should be #1 on Tripadvisor! It is just amazing! It's as if you are visiting a fairy tale. The staff cannot do enough for you. The property is beautiful! The rooms, suites and villas...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise
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I stayed here in February and had booked a deluxe villa for myself and a friend. We arrived in the evening and were greeted by staff and handed tea and a lai. Check in was speedy and within minutes we...

5/5

Excellent

A fairytaile
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This gorgeous hotel...what can i say, its stunning... We have been at many beautiful 5 and even 6 star hotels, but this was the best of the best ever... The architecture is soo Thai, and soo...    

5/5

Excellent

Didn't want to leave
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Second stay here in as many years. I don’t often go back to destination hotels as there are so many places in the world I’ve not been but frankly this place deserves it. We booked a Colonial Suite...

5/5

Excellent

Magical
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Words fail to capture my feelings about this property.It was pure magic from our airport reception,to early check-in to the gorgeous villa set amongst the rice paddies.So beautiful,so clean,so...

3/5

Average

Strange
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It was a bit strange and I never stayed at a place like this before, the area is huge and even on a bicycle it takes time to get around. We got a colonian style room, it was nice but not really our...

5/5

Excellent

The most spectacular property on the planet
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There is no direction you can look and not see incredible beauty. The ceilings the floors and the grounds in every direction are spectacular. You are engulfed in the culture of that part of the...           

5/5

Excellent

great place for family vacation
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had excellent time at the proporty!! Good food, very helpful staff, beautiful landscape and high end rooms.... perfect place for perfect holiday...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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This hotel is THE place to stay breathtaking architecture, the service and food also amazing. I think this place is the most beautiful out of all the Mandarin Oriental hotels.

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful
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I stayed here with my family during Songkran (Thai New Year). The hotel itself is an amazing place - beautiful buildings and gardens - and it has been managed in a way to make best use of these. We...

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel I've ever stayed at
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The most incredible service is to be received here. I stayed in colonial section and the room was like a palace. There is no contest with which hotel to stay at in chiang Mai if you want the very best...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous in every way. Just Amazing.
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I fell in love with Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi from the very first sight of it, the 60 acre property, the architecture, the spa, the rice field, the pool, the kids club, the restaurants, even the...                                            

5/5

Excellent

Living in a dream!
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After staying at several Mandarin Oriental properties and seeing the MO video of Dhara Dhevi, I couldn't wait to try it out. But I was leery that my expectations would not be met. Well, I was wrong....      

5/5

Excellent

Love the Italian Restaurant and the Dim Sum Chinese
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Dara Devi is not just a Hotel, yuou can go and eat there at the Restaurant (Italian) with exquisite cuisine. There is also a great Dim Sum Chinese Restaurant which is in my opinion best and...

5/5

Excellent

Like no other
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The Mandarin Oriental here is in a class by itself. We were there on a group tour, and this hotel and its grounds were beyond belief. Very large suite with separate living room, bedroom, terrace and...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful!
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I just love this property! I have had the pleasure of staying here 3 times. The service is pheonomenal, the rooms (whether a spa suite, a villa, or a colonial suite) are sumptuously deluxe. Everything...

5/5

Excellent

Just brilliant!
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I have had the pleasure of staying here several times. Just an incredible experience. First impression was that the hotel seemed a little 'tatty' somehow, but this was not the case at all. It is...

5/5

Excellent

Voted Best Hotel in the World and rightly so!
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During my stay in Chaing Mai with a friend he took me to this hotel for lunch. We walked round the beautiful grounds and rice field before lunch and wandered round the hotel grounds - fabulous. It...   

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful, unique, elegant, but not sure about pricing
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Stayed here with the family in December with my wife and parents and sister. Here are my likes and dislikes Likes - This is a beautiful hotel and on huge grounds. I guess the hotel wants the...

5/5

Excellent

Best of Thailand
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We r stay villa 17 on 3-5march 2012 coz 4 march 5th wedding anniversary and my birthday. My son would like swimming and very very happy here. Everything Excellent!! / Big Thailand

5/5

Excellent

A beautiful oasis
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We stayed for a week at the Mandarin Oriental and were hugely impressed with the property. The villa we stayed in was fabulous, dark wood and laid out over 2 floors - to be honest we didn't really...

5/5

Excellent

Peaceful, elegant and classy
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My wife and I stayed in a Villa with its own private infinity pool overlooking the south rice field. The villa itself was huge. The resort was very peaceful and quiet with an amazing architecture. ... 

5/5

Excellent

Hotel impressions
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Absulutely wonderful place to chill out. Has to be seen to be believed. An oasis of tranquility. Exceptional service from all staff and Management -nothing is too much trouble. Food good but not yet...

5/5

Excellent

One of the top 3 hotels of my life
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We were upgraded to a small villa (I'm not sure if that's the correct term) We had our own villa, a plunge pool, sauna and a detached kitchen! It was exquisite. The entire hotel has details of an...

3/5

Average

It's all fake
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We did not think much of this Mandarin, an otherwise very great group, because the whole place is fake, built very recently on a land where there was nothing but rice paddies some 10 years ago. The...

5/5

Excellent

Luxuriously recreating the past
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Captures the best possible memories of Chiang Mai and truns them into luxurious, inspiring comfort. Chiang Mai itself has been quite battered by development, retreating here after visiting the sights...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding relaxation at a very unique place
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This was my second stay there for 3 days. On my first stay I was a bit unlucky and not everything worked out as I had imagined it. This time I have nothing serious to complain about. The service could...

5/5

Excellent

Exceeded all my expectations and beyond!
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I stayed at this hotel in August 2008 and, as I was not a Tripadvisor member at that stage, I am only writing about it now. In fact, let it be said that is how long the memory lingers on of such a...   

5/5

Excellent

Magnifique!!
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Fabulous hotel, unique Northern Thai architecture, very well landscaped, polite and friendly staff, tasty food, beautiful spa... couldn't say enough! A really great experience! Highly highly...          

5/5

Excellent

Oustanding & Unique Resort
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Splendid architecture, very well landscaped, picturesque scenaries, serene environment, beautiful nature, very friendly, polite and well trained staff, generous and efficeint housekeeping, mouth...   

5/5

Excellent

Amazing property, hotel, and staff!
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Magnificent property, fabulous hotel, attentive and competent staff. Cooking School was terrific! Tiger Kingdom was also amazing!

5/5

Excellent

Third time staying and still loving the Dhara Dhevi
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We just returned from our 3rd Christmas at the Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai. This is truly one the most magical spots to stay. It was so nice to be greeted and remembered by the staff. We booked a Deluxe...     

5/5

Excellent

Top Notch on Beauty and Services
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The resort is truly picturesque and the services were impeccable. We stayed at the Deluxe Villa last weekend, which was spacious and beautiful, with a view of a paddyfield, backdropped by the...

5/5

Excellent

Travel back to a gracious time
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We stayed here for 5 nights last month, it's taken me that long to recover and get back to the real world. I find myself constantly day dreaming about the Hotel decor, the beautiful, gentle people,...   

5/5

Excellent

fabulous experience .... colonial classic from fairy tales ...
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If you want to completely disconnect from reality .. You need to come here! This is the best place one of those where I was .. Incredible attention to detail in everything from architecture to...

5/5

Excellent

lost in dhara deva
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Dhara Deva is not an hotel, it's an old palace compound, with different buildings, set in a beautifull landscape. What you find here, is probably how was Thailand in the past, with it's traditional...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic in every way
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We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights while travelling around Thailand. It was our first location, and what a relief to have somewhere so delightful in everyway. The villas are definitely worth it....

5/5

Excellent

Temple Living
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My family stayed at the Dhara Dhevi for our 26th wedding anniversary. It is a beautiful hotel. My children stayed in the Colonial room and my husband and I stayed in a traditional Thai villa. Both... 

5/5

Excellent

Perfection!
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Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi is not a hotel, it is a piece of art. Stunning architecture, outstanding service, beautiful resort with arty touches and attention to all details possible. Really really...

5/5

Excellent

An amazing resort and staff service
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My wife and 7 year old son had the pleasure of a short long weekend to celebrate my wife's birthday and to see this famed resort and sanctuary. It is nothing less than spectacular with amazing Thai...

5/5

Excellent

"Truly wonderful"
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I had the pleasure of staying at this resort for 6 days, and each day something more happened to show us how truly wonderful this destination is. In a world where everything seems a bother these days,...  

5/5

Excellent

Dream destination of a lifetime
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Until you visit this amazing sancutary anything that anyone says will only be an undersell. Set on an extensive property this resort has the feel of ancient times with all the mod cons. The people and...

5/5

Excellent

Fantástico!
Date:
Best people, service and the hotel is magnific! I recomend for everybody  

5/5

Excellent

Simply Stunning
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I had the pleasure of a stay here with my husband and son The hotel is a bit like a set from an Indiana Jones Movie! Ruined temples and palaces, old shops paddy fields and streams, very beautiful!...

5/5

Excellent

A very very special place in the world!
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We could not be any happier with our stay at the Mandarin Dhara Dhevi. It was pure heaven! The resort is sensory overload, but in the best possible ways. The grounds immerse you from the moment you...   

1/5

Terrible

Waist of time to go there...
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During my last stay in Chiang Mai few days ago, had decided to pass by there to have a look at this so well famous property and such disappointments we faced there... At the first step you have...

5/5

Excellent

Our favourite!
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What can I say? After so many stays, the Dhara Dhevi still remains our favourite place to stay. Everything is perfect. Ok, I have to admit, the interior decoration of the rooms and villas may be a...

5/5

Excellent

Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi: Gorgeous property, attentive service
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Got a chance to stay in this lavishly-appointed estate. We've got a surprise upgrade from Colonial suite to Deluxe Pool Villa (Thai Lue style) by the rice fields upon check-in. The staff was all...

5/5

Excellent

The Very Best
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Every positive word in all the previous reviews is completely true. We have stayed at many luxury resorts and hotels throughout the world, including Four Seasons, and this resort leaves them in...

5/5

Excellent

" A once in a million experience"
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Living up to the Mandarin Oriental name the Dhara Dhevi is not just a hotel, it is a true luxury experience. I was accommodated in a Deluxe colonial suite, so beautifully decorated and oh so...

5/5

Excellent

What a gem! Worthy of recent #1 'World Wide ranking for service!
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After traveling via 4 flights from the east coast of the USA to Chiang Mai, the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi was chosen for our 1st two days/nights to recover from the 12 hour jet lag. Two colonial...         

5/5

Excellent

The BEST
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We have just spent five wonderful days at this magnificent resort and what we experienced was beyond any imagination. I don’t even know if the word resort is the right word to describe this place, as...

5/5

Excellent

Most memorable business trip, loved the attention to detail and caring service paired with stunning local cuisine
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This Hotel and its staff is magical! The entire place has the ability to transfer every stress away and there is not much left but to smile back at all times. Greg and Dominique, crudos to you and...

5/5

Excellent

Probably the best hotel in the world
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quite simply amazing. the property, the staff and facilities are the best i have ever come across. i had a villa property, own swimming pool and jacuzzi. housekeeping superb, but ALL the staff are...   

5/5

Excellent

A very special resort
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We stayed in 2 connecting Colonial Suites in August and had a very relaxing stay. This resort is very special, something you will have not seen before. It is great for families with children and...

5/5

Excellent

Nothing prepared me for the beauty of this place
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To sit on a balcony of the Colonial Suites of Dhara Dhevi was to immerse oneself in a world of Northern Thai architecture and opulence at its height. Th golden spires and rooftops of the main building...

5/5

Excellent

Management Made The Extra Effort....That Made All the Difference.
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I visited the Mandarin Oriental Chiang Mai in June of 2011. The property itself is beautiful - almost a shrine itself. The people are friendly, and the accomodations are some that you would never...

5/5

Excellent

Exotic, luxurious but laid back resort with amazing service from super friendly staff.
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Amazing hotel and the service is by far the best I have experienced from any 5 star hotel and any mandarin.... Top, especially, was always there for us and made our stay so relaxed. His attention to...

5/5

Excellent

Difficult to imagine how this could be better
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We are regulars at Four Seasons hotels, and it takes a lot for us to ignore one in favour of an alternative. However we have fond memories of the Mandarin Oriental in Singapore, and eventually decided...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful resort with great service and facilities
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We spent 3 days at this resort and loved it. The rooms are fantastic. The bathroom is absolutely enormous!! Almost the size of a studio apartment!! The service was impeccable. Everything is so...

5/5

Excellent

An Amizaing Resort to relax and enjoy the high quality service.
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Dear All, I have to say Mandarin Oriental have done a great job with this hotel. It is not easy to run such huge property and maintain to the high level of quality. We have been place in the...  

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful resort, excellent service, average food
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Just came back from staying 4 days 3 nights at the MO Dhara Dhevi. It was a wonderful long weekend vacation. I was travelling with my wife, my mother-in-law and our 15 month old daughter. We arrived...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing grounds and beautiful hotel
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It was our first time to visit Chiang Mai, although my husband and I have been to Thailand many many times on holiday and we enjoyed the lushness of the greenery and the peaceful ambience of the hotel...

5/5

Excellent

Five stars all the way... stay as long as your budget will allow!!
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My family and I have just spent the most incredible 5 nights at Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai and it is without doubt a TRUE 5* resort. We are a family of 4 ( with kids aged 8 and 9 ) and from the second...

5/5

Excellent

An Enchanted Paradise
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This hotel is more like a palace fit for the King of Siam ( the former name of Thailand) which is fitting because you will be treated like royalty. It is absolute perfection. From the moment you...

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel I Have Ever Seen
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I arrived for a 4 night stay at the Mandarin Oriental after being picked up in the hotel's mercedes. Unbelievable resort, I have never seen anything like it and I always try to stay in the best. Went...

5/5

Excellent

One of the most amazing and unique properties we have ever experi
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Come to Dhara Dhevi for something unlike you have ever experienced before. Its not just a luxury hotel with the typical amenities and experience you come to expect. It is truly a spectacular...

5/5

Excellent

Awakening in an ancient dream...
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From the moment of arrival where a garland of sweetly scented blossoms are placed around your neck by beautifully presented smiling staff and you are offered a complimentary chilled lemongrass tea...

5/5

Excellent

EXTREMELY PLEASANT STAY
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All the reviews say it - and they're right! This is a super hotel, but it's so much more than just that, principally because it occupies more than 55 acres, and is a real delight just to wander round...

5/5

Excellent

Worth a journey
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We just left one of the very few paradises on earth. Mandarin Oriental is just “out of this world” for everything that is in this saying and we wanted to return before leaving the gates. The...    

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel - felt like we were the only ones there, even though
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I spent a week at the Mandarin Oriental with my sister and my two children. The staff was amazing, the rooms were great, the spa was top-notch and the rooms were spacious. They were filming "The... 

5/5

Excellent

Unforgettable! Warm welcome and amazing stay!
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Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai is one of the most welcoming hotels we’ve ever been to. It was a short stay, only 4 days, but we will remember it forever! To be honest, my husband and I...

5/5

Excellent

Pure bliss...
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The most amazing hotel we've ever stayed at. From the amazing grounds, to the gorgeous day spa and incredible service, we could ask for any more. The hotel manager Greg Liddell went out of his way...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Resort!
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Wow. Everywhere you look is something else amazing. We were there for 3 day, but would have loved to say for much much longer. Our deluxe villa was so beautiful, and the service was top notch. We...

3/5

Average

For service go to the Four Seasons Chiang Mai
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The property is beautiful, although not maintained in the low season, when we went. Foot paths were covered in leaves which hadn't been swept in days and the bathroom at one of the pools wasn't... 

5/5

Excellent

Marvellous stay at a magnificent hotel
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I was lucky enough to spend three nights in a deluxe colonial suite over the Macha Bucha long weekend recently. I had not seen the Dhara Dhevi properly for four or five years and although I remember...

5/5

Excellent

if you don't stay here in chiang mai you are making a mistake
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it is a fantasy come true. the grounds are spectacular. the service top notch. the accomodations jaw dropping. you will NEVER want to leave.

5/5

Excellent

Magical, beautiful, top end! The Best.
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Best hotel in Chiang Mai and even Thailand! Food, service, activities, architecture, everything in Magique and perfect!! Love it!!!!! For me even better than the Four Seasons!

5/5

Excellent

The most magical place in the world
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Hello, My name is Gaynor and I had simply the most incredible experience at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi. We travelled with our three children, my Mum and our nanny. I have stayed in many... 

5/5

Excellent

W O W !
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I don't believe that we have ever stayed in such an architecturally impressive resort. The grounds were huge and extremely well landscaped. We were billeted in a large two story villa on the rice...

5/5

Excellent

Simply Stunning
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This is the best hotel I have ever stayed in. It has an incredible 60 acre site and there is no need to leave the premises during your stay. The suites and villas are both superb. The swimming pools...

3/5

Average

Nice but definitely NOT worth the money
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We stayed at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai for 3 nights during our honeymoon in Thailand. Even though they knew it was our honeymoon, when we checked in, they brought us to our room...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect but
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You all said that the site is outstanding, the staff very impressive and everything perfect and I fully agree but... Some advises: Be carefull when you select villa or suites Villa design is stupid... 

5/5

Excellent

Heavenly Relaxing
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A family of 4 arrived for Wednesday for long Thanksgiving weekend. Perfect weather (time) to go. Architecture/complex awed the senses upon arrival. Built in traditional northern Thai style and with... 

5/5

Excellent

Breathtaking resort in a wonderful city!
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My husband and I (young professionals, ages 31&33) spent 2 nights in Deluxe Villa #59 (photos coming). The resort is a sight to behold. The pictures on the website are accurate. Our villa was spacious...

5/5

Excellent

THE MOST MEMORABLE HOLIDAY
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we were very anxious to visit chiang mai..a hill station in thailand..i chose to stay at the dhara dhevi on recommendation of a relative...this is the place to luxuriate and the hotel staff is simply...

3/5

Average

Average Resort but Excellent Spa
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Room I was upgraded to the colonial suite as the hotel was not full. It is equiped with everything I needed for a short weekend getaway. Bottled water and a big bowl of fruits are provided. The...

3/5

Average

Not up to expactions.
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We stayed at Mandarin for 3 nights during November. The grounds are massive and its like a little village. We got upgraded to a colonial suite, i think because its low season and i would say that the...

5/5

Excellent

Most exotic, beautiful hotel in the world
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Stayed 3 nights, would have stayed week if we had known the hotel was so magnificent.

5/5

Excellent

Heaven on Earth
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One of the finest Spa's seen uptill now. The resort is so soothing, calm and rejuvenating that one feels like heaven on earth. Great food, ambience, service, and facilities. The staff is extremely...

5/5

Excellent

If you are looking for rice field thai...
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If you are looking for rice field thai exotism, north american comfort, asian incredibly dedicated service, a wide variety of activities in a gorgeous resort that is very kid and family friendly, this...

5/5

Excellent

Not so much a hotel as an out-of-body experience
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This place really defies any traditional definition of hotel. It is part palace, part temple, part villa and all totally sublime. It really has to be experienced first-hand. The service is...

5/5

Excellent

Magical
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Myself and my parter stayed in this hotel as part of a multi centre trip. No words can possibly do this place justice but I will try...... From the outside the hotel looks like a Thai Palace. The...

5/5

Excellent

Great hotel, but not one of the very best in the world
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Mandarin Oriental is one of the most prestigious hotel brands in the world, so every time you arrive in one of their hotels you will have high expectations. When you read Tripadvisor reviews you...

5/5

Excellent

Magical Hotel
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This has to be one of the worlds best hotels. A beautiful paradise that could be a tourist attraction within its own right. The hotel is expensive and the restaurants are not fantastic but the setting...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven on earth!
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We stayed here in 2007 but I just had to send in my review. This hotel and area of Thailand remains my favorite place in the world. The reviews on here say it all. It is absolutely heavenly! We...

5/5

Excellent

You can never image unless you visit in person
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Just don't know how to describe our amazing experience in words, simply incredible! My wife and I stayed in the hotel for 2 nights with 1 in Dulexe Colonial and 1 in Villa with Outdoor Jacuzzi. This...

5/5

Excellent

Einmaliges Anwesen
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After having worked in the travel industry for more than 20 years, one would think that it is impossible to be surprised by a hotel anymore. Well, this property w/ their incredible architecture and...

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel Anywhere
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I hate to write such an obviously promotional review. I've stayed at a lot of hotels. Many Orientals, Four Seasons, Ritz, etc. But I can honestly say that this hotel is the best I've ever been to....

5/5

Excellent

Excellent Resort
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Stay 4 days 3 night was a great experience at all times. Execellent Landscepe Nice Villa Impressiveness service.       

5/5

Excellent

Perfect, Perfect, and Perfect
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There is no need for a long review here because, as most reviewers have noted, this resort is amazing! Don't be alarmed (like we were) when you first pull up to the hotel. It is in an alley and...

5/5

Excellent

Unforgettable in Every Way
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I stayed at this hotel for a conference. I was picked up at the airport by the hotel staff. The staff was very nice, she welcome me with a flower necklace. The entrance to the hotel was quite hidden...

5/5

Excellent

Your own 5 star village
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We stayed here in october 2009,It is still firmly imbedded in my mind,you can get and need a push bike to get from your villa to the front desk, breakfast buffet,gym, swimming pool,spa or anything...

5/5

Excellent

Out of this world- one of the best in the world
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What a place. Staying in a Colonial Suite. Outstanding room, breakfast and all meals were fantastic. The Infinity Pool is to die for. Overlooking rice paddy fields, you forget that you are staying in...

5/5

Excellent

You've Got To See This
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Ok - I didn't actually stay here, but I visited for dinner one evening with friends and had a tailor at the hotel, so I visited on 2 other occassions. I really really wish I did know about this place...

5/5

Excellent

Quite simply the best hotel in the world
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The setting of the Hotel, the service from the staff the quality of accommodation and food, the only slight drawback would be that its not close to a beach. If you don't enjoy staying here then you... 

5/5

Excellent

Most magnificent hotel I have ever visited
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When you drive up the entryway to the hotel you think you have arrived at the King's summer residence. The staff treats you that way during your entire stay. This is much more than a hotel, it is...     

5/5

Excellent

amazing stay
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the service is incredible. most of the staff have smiles on their faces and greet you warmly. the front desk people are less genuine, i feel but they are courteous and professional. you can...

3/5

Average

Some ups, some downs.
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This hotel, at first glance, is quite impressive. It is massive, and is designed to look like and old Thai city. It is so large and so beautiful to look at, that they provide you with a bike if you...

5/5

Excellent

Right out of your imagination
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Like the previous reviewer, this is the place dreams are made of. It is so difficult to adequately describe just how beautiful this place is. Never have I seen such stunning attention to detail in...

5/5

Excellent

The stuff of dreams...
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My boyfriend took me there for a surprise Valentine's Day dinner (was I lucky or what?)...and what an amazing experience it was! The most architecturally, design and service conscious hotel I have...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!
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My wife and I have travelled extensively around the world, but this was our first trip with our 6 month old daughter. The Staff at the Dhara Dhevi were incredible and totally spoiled us, by going out...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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This hotel is amazing--the setting and layout are among the best I have have encountered. The staff is great. So are the breakfasts. We did not have any dinners as we were taken out for our other...

5/5

Excellent

very cozy room and friendly staff
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i stayed here for 2nights. everything was beautiful. the room was nice and cozy. the staff was very hospitable and helpful. we really enjoyed staying here. we highly recommend this hotel to my...

5/5

Excellent

WOW!!!
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You will not believe your eyes. Everything about the hotel is spectacular- setting, villas, staff, food. All I can say is book it, even if only for a couple of nights. It is very expensive and we were...

5/5

Excellent

UNBELIEVABLE
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We have travelled extensivley and stayed in some of the best hotels on all continents. Without doubt this is one of the best hotels we have ever stayed in. The attention to detail starts with the...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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I went to this place with my wife and 3 year old son to relax after a period of hectic travelling and we had a very good experience. An old but stylish Mercedes stretch limo was waiting for us right...

5/5

Excellent

The Royal splendour
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A hotel in a true sense, where customer friendliness and hospitality is a way of life. A majestic beauty in itself with the most elegant and splendid rooms. You just don't need to step out of the...

5/5

Excellent

great service. highly recommend it
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We spent a week at the hotel with my parents and my kids. Great ground, great service, and great rooms. Yes, the food wasn't the cheapest but there are restaurants to eat right outside the hotel...

5/5

Excellent

Improbable place!!!!!!
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I think, colonial suites are most good and magnificent! I have casually visited hotel in October to drink coffee and have returned here in November with the company of friends... We in delight! It...

5/5

Excellent

Worth the splurge
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My friend told me before we booked, that this hotel was his best advice of all stops for Asia. He was right! The pictures online don't do it justice. It's beautiful, exotic, lush, clean, perfect. ...

5/5

Excellent

Feeling of Royalty
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Spent two nights here while traveling through Thailand on our honeymoon. Truly one of he most amazing experiences we have ever had! By Thailand standards, this place is very expensive, but we felt it...         

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!!!
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Gorgeous Hotel! Staying here is like staying at your own private Asian kingdom! We were in Villa 21 and the view from our room was beautiful plus the staff is very attentive. I recommend that you get...   

5/5

Excellent

Memorable! Feels like you're in a palace ground
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It was my second time staying there - just had to bring my wife after experiencing the place once during a business trip. The hotel feels like a palace. Its set on sprawling grounds with many grand...

5/5

Excellent

The White Elephant
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Building a resort of that size in Chiang Mai was a strange idea. Most visitors come to Chiang Mai for a few days of activities and then move on to a beach resort in the south of the country. Even...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise on Earth
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I have stayed in many places but this goes on the top portion of my list as one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Truly and utterly fantastic. Not a bad word to say for anything. A...

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel in the world...really....
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The last person literally wrote everything that I wanted to write. It is truely amazing, the service, food, accomodation is absolutely fantastic. I felt a bit sorry for the hotel as Thailand is...

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel in the world
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We visited Chaing Mai on the second leg of our Honeymoon in Thailand. As you drive into this magnificent place, your jaw will drop as you try and believe that the image of the palace infront of you is...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Villas, As if living in a private kingdom!
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We stayed in villa #36 and had an amazing time. Each of the villas is completely unique from every other. But from our observation, each offers a wonderful experience. They are spacious, private, and...   

5/5

Excellent

Close to perfection!
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This is an amazing hotel - the only real drawback is that it's so good, you may not see that much of Chiang Mai and the surrounding area as you won't want to leave. I stayed in an enormous villa with...

5/5

Excellent

Spa is out of this world
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I did not stay at this hotel but I went to the spa and ate in their Thai restaurant. The Mandarin Oriental Dheva Spa is out of this world. I have never had a more amazing spa experience in my life....

5/5

Excellent

Definately one of the BEST hotels in the WORLD
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My wife and I traveled here for four nights from July 4 - July 8. From the moment we were picked up at the airport until the moment we left, we were treated like Royalty. I don't think that, for the...