The design hotel's name means a fabulous animal, which has a lion's head with an elephant's trunk. The word was also mentioned in the ancient Thai literature ‘Ramayana'. The hotel offers unique decoration for luxurious and modern accommodation. Built in 2010, the hotel is air-conditioned and comprises a total of 39 rooms. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers 24-hour reception and 24-hour check-out services, as well as lift access to the upper floors. Guests can enjoy a drink at the café and bar and dine in the restaurant. Additional facilities include wireless Internet access, room and laundry services and a car park for those arriving by car. It is also possible to hire bicycles on site. Business-related amenities consist of a business centre and limo/town car service. The hotel also provides a tour/ticket assistance service.
The design hotel is located in the heart of the Old City - Chiang Mai's downtown. It is only 10 minutes to the Night Bazaar Shopping Centre and Saturday and Sunday walking street. There are many important temples and historic sites near the hotel, including Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Phra Singh, Wat Phan On, the Lanna Architectural Museum and the Three Kings Monument, all about 5-10 minutes' walking distance away. It takes about 10 minutes from Chiang Mai International Airport, railway station and the bus terminal to get to the hotel.
All rooms are well-equipped with Oriental wooden furnishings, presenting traditional Thai décor. They are fitted with special built-in wardrobes and they feature a unique bathroom door. All rooms are en suite with a shower and hairdryer. Guests can enjoy a good night's rest on their double or king-size bed. Each guestroom is equipped with a direct dial telephone, a flat-screen cable/satellite TV, alarm clock with I-Pod docking station, complimentary wireless Internet access and a minibar. Tea and coffee making facilities and individually regulated air conditioning are standard features of all accommodation, as is a safe.
Guests can enjoy a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool with children's swimming area and a poolside bar, where they can unwind with a drink, while fitness enthusiasts can work out at the gym.
The restaurant serves a daily breakfast buffet and offers a choice of authentic Thai recipes, as well as western cuisines as part of room service. The lunchtime and evening meals can be enjoyed à la carte.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
It is easy to get the hotel by local taxi or Tuk Tuk, which has its stop in front of the hotel. An airport shuttle is available at an extra cost.
Reception is open 24 hours a day. There is limited complimentary on-site parking available on a first-come, first-served basis. The hotel has designated areas for smoking.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
King size bed