Situated in the heard of Chiang Mai’s old town, this fantastic boutique hotel is surrounded by many of the city’s historic landmarks and temples. There are 45 relaxed yet stylish rooms in total, all situated around a series of tranquil flower-filled courtyards. The Ruen Tamarind Restaurant offers a delicious classic Thai menu, and guests can either enjoy meals on the pool terrace, or take in the atmosphere of the café style restaurant. Guests can also take advantage of a fully equipped spa which offers a wide variety of treatments drawn from the Lanna Thai heritage of natural healing, perfect for relieving the stresses and strains of every day life. For the explorers, the hotel offers half and full day excursions to temples, local villages and markets. Other popular activities include elephant riding, jungle walks, rock climbing and rafting.