Travel + Leisure Readers Also Name Resort Best In Thailand, 2nd Best In Asia.
Starting the new year in fantastic fashion, Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai has been ranked the 15th best hotel in the world, 2nd best in Asia and best in Thailand in Travel + Leisure magazine’s The World’s Best Hotels 2012 survey.
Travel + Leisure readers were asked to rate hotels on their rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value. They gave Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai the highest placing in Thailand with an impressive overall score of 97.
The 2012 edition of the annual survey ranks the top 500 hotels around the world, out of thousands of properties voted on. The recognition given Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai by Travel + Leisure readers also earned the luxury resort a place in the survey’s list of top 25 hotels.
Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai’s excellent performance in The World’s Best Hotels 2012 – the magazine’s 10th anniversary collection of the top rated 500 hotels as selected by readers – is further testament to the luxurious experience on offer to guests. A luxurious experience found in every aspect of the resort and its stunning Lanna-inspired architecture, beautiful villas and suites, fine dining restaurants and award-winning spa spread over 60 acres of lush northern Thailand countryside.
“To be continually recognised for service and product excellence on such a grand scale is a wonderful achievement. Being counted among the very best in the world is one of the greatest compliments a hotel can receive, especially when voted so by those who have experienced the resort firsthand. For all staff it is a fantastic way to welcome in 2012” said Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai’s general manager Greg Liddell.
Mandarin Oriental is best defined as a family of individual hotels and resorts, each with their own distinct personality yet inherently linked to their exotic oriental roots. Our luxury brand strives to delight our guests by providing service that is gracious and sincere and steeped in the values of the orient.