137 Pillars House Chiang Mai Category: Luxury Hotel Luxury Luxury Chiang Mai, Thailand General information The 137 Pillars House story really began in 1856 when an adventurous bunch of Englishmen established the Borneo Company Limited which extracted the islands natural resources and exported them home to industrializing Britain. 137 Pillars housed the Chiang Mai office and a legacy was born. It’s modern day tale to glory began when the owners sought a brief but peaceful respite from Bangkok. The Northern town of Chiang Mai came to mind for its laid-back pace. The house was stumbled upon while exploring the town, searching for a retirement property – the owners were immediately charmed and set out to make it their own. The Lanna style Thai house was a curious fixture and through research they discovered the true and fascinating story of this house and the British based Borneo Company and knew their family could share a slice of Thai history with the world. The house was run-down and ailing but the owners had a vision they were determined to fulfill; it was destined to be an intimate and elegant retreat for guests to unwind from the stress of their busy lives. Welcome to 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai – the elegance of the Orient, where every sense of modern luxury awaits you.