Each room is unique and designed with distinct traditional and Colonial-Lanna architecture aesthetics. Rooms are spacious and equipped with modern comforts, perfect for resting and relaxing during an extended trip.
Heritage Bed & Breakfast
Baan Orapin Heritage Bed & Breakfast | Located 10 minutes from Chiang Mai Old City, our bed & breakfast sits in the heart of the culturally-rich Wat Ket neighborhood. Wat Ket area was once Chiang Mai’s most prosperous trading hub. Today, it prospers in culture and diversity. Cultural festivities are celebrated here, as it is one of Chiang Mai’s oldest & most historic area. Our location is within walking distance of Chiang Mai city center, but just far enough from the bustle of the city for a peaceful sleep. Many popular design boutiques, restaurants, and cafés are located in Wat Ket neighborhood, such as Sop Moei Arts, Vila Cini, and Woo Cafe. Learn more about Wat Ket neighborhood here or see our exact location here.
Bed | All the rooms in our b&b are designed and decorated in Lanna style, with modern comforts and amenities provided (air-conditioning, wifi, electronic safe, coffee and tea facilities, private patio or balcony, and more). Guest rooms are appointed in the Front Wing and Rear Wing, with all rooms having its own scenic view of the original century-old Baan Orapin mansion. The Front Wing is an affordable option with its own landscaped garden. The Rear Wing is more private with pool view, a larger garden, and complete serenity, perfect for blissful slumber. No matter which room you choose, our bed & breakfast guarantees a comfortable sleep with high quality mattress from brands like Synda, Sealy, and Slumberland fitted in every room, the same quality as found in luxurious 5-star hotels. See details of Front Wing rooms here and Rear Wing rooms here.
Breakfast | Our breakfast is served à la carte, so each menu is cooked fresh and hot. With a variety of options to choose from, there’s something new to try every day. Each breakfast set includes fresh-brewed coffee or tea, fruit juice, and seasonal fruits. If you have special requests, let us know and we will do our best to cook it just the way you like, because everyone deserves a little personal attention. Check out our full menu here.
Travelers’ Reviews | Seeing what other guests say about a bed & breakfast is an easy way to determine if that locally-owned b&b is right for you. That’s why we invite you to read through the reviews on our b&b before making your decision. We have been awarded with five TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice awards (most recently for 2019) and nine “Certificate of Excellence“. We are in the top 1% by TripExpert, and a TopChoice by Lonely Planet. Oyster.com, Frommer’s, and AFAR have also reviewed us.
The rooms are dotted around the compound within three unique guest buildings, all surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna, including mature century-old Longan trees in a large landscaped garden.
Baan Orapin has been the family home in Chiang Mai for three generations since 1914. The original Baan Orapin is a century-old, colonial Lanna-styled teak wood mansion. In its early days, the property was home to the family of Phor Dang, a landlord and a merchant who came to Chiang Mai and built the house. Later, small one-storey wooden houses were built surrounding the original mansion and rented out to the Chiang Mai locals in the Wat Gate neighborhood, creating a small community of local Chiang Mai artisans and merchants within the gates of Baan Orapin.
In 2003, the first guest building, designed with respect to Lanna architecture and the original mansion’s characters, was completed and Baan Orapin Bed & Breakfast opened its gates to travelers from all over the world. It became an oasis of calm in the midst of the evergrowing city of Chiang Mai. Today, the original mansion combined with three unique guest buildings and a longstanding heritage makes Baan Orapin a cultural and an architectural marvel that longs to provide tranquility for travelers in Chiang Mai.