When L booked their hotel – the Akyra Manor – in Chiang Mai, she largely booked it as it was part of the Small Luxury Hotels group, which she’s found over the years to be a reliable indicator of what the name implies.
Upon checking in, the Adventurers learned that they were in the trendiest part of Chiang Mai, kind of like being in the Marais section of Paris, complete with its student vibe. There’s a huge variety of shops and cafes and some interesting graffiti sprinkled about.
They got cleaned up in their huge outdoor tub, the centerpiece of the room – can’t make this stuff up! – and headed to the rooftop bar to enjoy happy hour and the sunset. A lovely elephant presided over the pool…