U Chiang Mai FAQ

Have a question or need an answer about your planned stay with U Chiang Mai? Take a look at our extensive FAQs

Rooms and Rates

What types of rooms are available in the hotel and what are the differences between the different categories?

Room Type Floor Size (sqm) Bathtub/Shower Bed Type
Superior 1st - 4th 33 Shower Twin/ King
Deluxe 1st - 4th 43 Bathub / Shower King

All our rooms are equipped with wireless broadband internet access, tea and coffee-making facilities and comfortable beds with duvets.

Are your hotel rates per room or per person?

The rates charged are per room (double occupancy) and for an extra person 1,000+++ Baht will be charged.

How can I make a booking?

You can book through our website www.uchiangmai.com or send an email to
reserve@uchiangmai.com

Does my room reservation require any guarantee?

All room reservations require a credit card guarantee.

How do I cancel my hotel reservation without a charge?

The details of our cancellation policy conditions can be found in the confirmation letter we send confirming your booking.

How many people can stay in one room?

Each guest room can accommodate a maximum of three (3) adults. Please note that the third person will be charged at 1,000+++ Baht per night including breakfast and a rollaway bed.

Do you offer discounts for a group booking?

For details of the group rates which are available, please contact the hotel’s Sales Department at salesth@uhotelsresorts.com

Do you have a pet policy?

We regret that animals are not allowed on the hotel premises.

Do the rates include breakfast?

All rates include breakfast.

What are the standard check-in and check-out times of the hotel?

We operate a 24 hour use of room policy which means that whatever time you check-in you can check-out at the same time on your date of departure. For example if you check-in at 6 a.m. you can check-out at 6 a.m. when you leave. We highly recommended advising your arrival time one day in advance to ensure that your room is ready upon arrival. The 24 hour use of room policy starts from check-in time not arrival time.

Is it possible to check-in earlier?

It is sometimes possible to check-in early however this is subject to availability. To ensure your room is ready upon arrival, we recommend you reserve the room one night in advance.

Can I have a late check-out?

It is possible to have a late check-out as per room availability. Please note that for late check-outs not over 6 hours a half day’s charge will apply and if over 6 hours an additional room night will be charged at the regular room rate.

Do you have twin, triple and quadruple rooms?

Some of our Superior Rooms are twins.  For triple rooms, an extra bed at an extra charge can be added. However, no quadruple rooms are available.

Are king-sized beds available in the rooms?

Yes, they are.

Do you have rooms with a bathtub?

Yes, we provide a bathtub in all Deluxe Rooms.

Do you have non-smoking rooms?

All rooms are non-smoking but we provide designed smoking zones.

Are safety deposit boxes available at the hotel?

All guest rooms have a safety deposit box which is available free of charge.

Is internet available at the hotel?

The entire hotel is set up for free wireless or broadband internet access in all rooms and public areas. You can contact the front desk for a username and password.

Traveling with children

Is a babysitting service available?

No

What facilities are available for children?

Unfortunately we do not have facilities for children.

Are baby cots available for the rooms?

Baby cots are available on request for infants up to 2 years old.

Are high chairs available in the restaurants?

Yes, they are.

What is a child policy?

A child is considered to be 12 years of age and under.  A maximum of one child staying with their parents can stay free of charge.

Dining

Where is breakfast served and at what times?

A breakfast buffet is served in Eat & Drink Restaurant between 6:30 a.m - 11 a.m.  After this time you can order breakfast to be served anywhere in the hotel with last orders at 10:30 p.m. 

How many restaurants do you have and what are they?

We have one main restaurant and one bar in the hotel. For more information, please visit our dining section.

Is vegetarian cuisine available in the restaurants?

A selection of vegetarian dishes are available in every outlet.

Is a special menu available for children?

Yes.

Do you have 24-hour room service?

No, we provide room service until 10.30 p.m.

General Hotel Information

Is there a swimming pool in the hotel?

Our swimming pool is open from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Is there a fitness centre/gym in the hotel?

The gym is located beside the lobby area and open 24 hrs.

How much parking space is available at the hotel?

Regrettably there is no parking available at the hotel.

Do you provide a free shuttle bus/van from/to the airport and to/from hotel?

We regret that there is no free shuttle service available. 

How long does it take to get a taxi or limousine from the airport to the hotel and approximately how much does it cost?

It takes approximately 20 minutes to get from Chiang Mai International airport to the hotel.
The cost ranges from 200 – 500 Baht for a taxi from the airport.

How much does the hotel limousine cost?

The cost is 600 Baht net per way by car (maximum 2 persons) and 800 Baht net per way by van  (3 - 8 persons).

How can I get to the hotel by public transportation?

Due to the inconvenience of getting to the hotel by public transportation we strongly recommend you take a taxi or the hotel’s own private transfer from the airport.

If I take the hotel limousine from the airport, will I be met by a member of U Chiang Mai staff?

We have an airport representative to meet all our arriving guests and escort them to their transportation. The representative carries a U Chiang Mai sign with your name on it.

Do you have special facilities and services available for the disabled traveler?

Regrettably we do not have special facilities and services for disabled travelers.

Can the hotel reconfirm my ongoing flight and make Is a doctor available at the hotel? Arrangements for domestic and international flights?

Yes, the front desk will be pleased to assist with your travel arrangements. 

Is a doctor available at the hotel?

No but we can arrange a doctor on call to come to the hotel or we can escort you to the nearest hospital.

Can I get a massage at the hotel?

Yes, we have spa and massage service in the hotel which is open from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

How far is the nearest hospital to the hotel?

15 minutes’ drive away is an international standard hospital.

Where is the nearest bank or currency exchange?

10 minutes’ walk from the hotel at the Tha Pae Gate.

What is the currency in Thailand?

The currency in Thailand is the Thai Baht.

Can baggage be stored at the hotel whilst I travel to another location in Thailand?

Please contact the concierge to who will be happy to assist you.

What voltage do you use in Thailand?

The voltage in Thailand is 220 V.

What is the VAT refund system in Thailand?

Tourists are able to claim back the VAT on larger purchases when they exit the country. Most department stores display a sign to this effect and will provide the necessary forms for completion.

Is it safe to drink the tap water in Thailand?

The tap water in Thailand is not potable. Complimentary drinking water is provided in all guest rooms

What is the weather like at different times of the year?

As a general guideline, the weather in Thailand is warm all year round. However, the weather is generally most pleasant from November to February when there are clear skies and sunshine. The “hot season” is from April to May, when temperatures reach their highest. The “rainy season” is between June and September although it does not rain every day and usually the rain only lasts for an hour or so in the evening.

What should I wear in Thailand?

The dress code in Thailand is quite modest and so conservative dress is recommended. Shorts and sleeveless vests cannot be worn to visit a temple.

Business Travelers

Can I connect my laptop in the room?

Yes, laptops can be connected to the regular phone lines or to splitter boxes provided by the hotel. The entire building is also wireless enabled.

Shopping and Tourist Facilities

Are there any major shopping centres near the hotel? And, if so, where are they?

U Chiang Mai is located in the city centre and the Sunday Walking Street is in front of the hotel

How far is the hotel from the main shopping area?

U Chiang Mai is located in the city centre and the Sunday Walking Street is in front of the hotel