Chiang Mai’s hip Nimmanhaemin area just welcomed Akyra Manor Chiang Mai (, a luxury establishment boasting 30 unique rooms, designed in a “courtyard-style”  to make you feel like you're living outdoors even when staying inside.

On top of the chic furniture, each room comes with amenities such as LCD TV with cable, iPod (packed with a large music library) and dock, espresso machine, premium-quality 430 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets and naturally-sourced bathroom toiletries.

To celebrate their launch, the hotel is offering special introductory rates of B4,200 per night for guests choosing to stay in their deluxe suites between the dates of Aug 1-Oct 31.  These 60-sq-meter suites also boast a private balcony bathtub, perfect for an evening retreat.

Additionally, this Aug 21, the hotel will host the premiere of Dr. Andy Gotts’ new exhibition featuring photographs of Hollywood A-list stars. Guests at this time will also get a signed, limited-edition portrait, which will be available in each room.