Where to unwind between sessions

A playground for seasoned travellers, Chiang Mai is home to a range of short term accommodation options, from five star resorts to serviced apartments. We’ve pulled together some of our favourites to round out your CMSEO experience.


CMSEO is hosted at Le Meridien Hotel. A five star resort situated in the heart of Chiang Mai’s famous night bazaar, Le Meridien is perfectly situated for soaking up some Thai culture in between sessions.

Our recommended choice of accommodation during the two days of CMSEO, Le Meridien boasts superior service, modern decor, a choice of two international restaurants, a lobby bar and a range of facilities to enhance your stay.

Held during high season, rooms during CMSEO will sell out. 



With hotels located all around Southeast Asia, Anantara has quickly developed a reputation for being one of the finest resort style hotels around.

Located directly adjacent to the Ping River, you can enjoy stunning sunrises in the quiet and comfort of their classically styled suites. Chasing the meta, Anantara calls its signature restaurant The Restaurant and it is nothing to scoff at being rated the number 2 restaurant in the city.

You really get an sense that you are in another world while visiting the sprawling grounds of the hotel as the riverside location and classic, Thai architecture really make you feel like you are in Asia

A stark contrast to the more modern style you find in other high end hotels in the area. Relax poolside, riverside, or cool off in the air conditioning at a bar styled like something straight out of a World War II era spy novel.

However you pass your time there, your experience at Anantara Chiang Mai is surely to be unforgettable.


Kantary Hills is an upscale, serviced apartment complex offering both short and long-term accommodation spanning studio, one and two bedroom suites.


Located right within the heart of the trendy Nimmanhaemin area, Art Mai features a rotating display of artwork from local artists and photographers, as well as a continual offering of art shows from Thailand’s featured artists.

With a fantastic variety of rooms, post-modern design and a delicious restaurant within the hotel, Art Mai guests are ensured an excellent experience in Chiang Mai.


Situated in the prime Nimmanhaemin area, Akyra Manor located directly across from the popular Maya shopping mall offers a true taste of cosmopolitan living in Chiang Mai

Enjoy contemporary Italian cuisine in the much lauded in-house restaurant, then move on to Rise Bar for an evening of cocktails and a fantastic selection go local wines.

Akyra Manor offers some of the most breathtaking views of Chiang Mai’s famous Doi Suthep mountain, as well as the bustling nightlife scene in the city below.


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