Dusit Island Resort guests enjoy some of the best accommodations in northern Thailand, and they also get to take advantage of a range of tantalizing facilities during their stay. Found in the northern Thailand province of Chiang Rai, this upscale Thai resort offers proximity to the largest regional city of Chiang Mai. It also provides its guests with easy access to everything else that the northern region is known for, including beautiful mountains, interesting ancient temples, and colorful villages. Nearby Chiang Mai City offers a number of shopping and dining options when guests feel like enjoying the modern world, and the resort is happy to provide transportation to the city center for those who need it.
The Dusit Island Resort in Chiang Rai can be found on the northwest side of Chiang Mai City and is within walking distance of the city center via a relatively healthy trek. If you don't want to walk into town, you can always hop on a shuttle bus to get there. As far as exploring the region is concerned, the Dusit Island Resort offers a tour desk and a car rental counter. When guests aren't out exploring the region or heading into town, there are plenty of ways to stay busy on the resort grounds. The scintillating pool and patio area is certainly worth taking advantage of when you find yourself with some down time to burn, and those who are looking to burn some calories instead can visit the fitness center.
In addition to these attractive facilities, the Dusit Island Resort in Chiang Rai boasts a guest Jacuzzi, a sauna, a pair of floodlit tennis courts, a walking and jogging track, and a boat landing. The boat landing has everything to do with the resort's positioning on a small island in the middle of the Mae Kok River. It's quite a dynamic setting, and this setting has a lot to do with the resort's popularity. Dusit Island Resort facilities also include an impressive lobby, a fine collection of restaurants and bars, a souvenir and sundries shop, a beauty salon, and inviting massage rooms. For those who are traveling on business or planning a special function, meeting and event space is in good supply, with the ballroom and the poolside terrace being especially attractive.
There are 271 total guest units at the Dusit Island Resort in Chiang Rai, and they come in the form of both rooms and suites. Regardless of whether you book a room or a larger suite, you can expect to enjoy an ample amount of space and a variety of welcoming amenities. These amenities include satellite TV, high-speed Internet access, a mini bar, a safe for valuables, a coffee/tea maker, an alarm clock, a hair dryer, and a big bathroom with complimentary bath products. Décor in the rooms and suites is elegant without going over the top. A luxurious edge is easy to notice, and you might be surprised that you get this much for the price. As is true of Thailand resorts and hotels on the whole, the Dusit Island Resort offers enticing rates that most Westerners are likely to find more than agreeable.
It is worth noting that the Dusit Island Resort on the Mae Kok River has a sister hotel that can be found in the heart of Chiang Mai City. The DusitD2 Chiang Mai is the name of this sister hotel, and for those who want to stay in town, it should prove to be a better lodging fit.