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Yangon hotels

Belmond Governor’s Residence is a colonial-style mansion dating from the 1920s located in the Embassy Quarter of Yangon. This hotel has a lush garden with swimming pool, verandas with teak armchairs, three restaurants (Mandalay restaurant, Burmese curry restaurant and the open air Mindon lounge) and the Kipling bar. The rooms are spaciously furnished with carved teak and include a large terrazzo bath tub. There is also The Governor’s Oasis offering a range of spa treatments.

The Strand Hotel is a grand old colonial hotel built in 1901 and is in a similar league to the Raffles Hotel in Singapore. This hotel is located on Strand Road near the waterfront overlooking Yangon River.  The Deluxe Suites are spacious at 60-65 square metres with polished teakwood floors below and ceiling fans whirling from high ceilings above.  There is a separate sitting area and elegant bedroom as well as bathroom with double sinks and deep bathtub. There are several bars and restaurants such as The Strand Grill, The Strand Café and The Strand Bar all exuding history under soaring vaulted ceilings. On ground floor there is a small spa and wellness centre.

Sule Shangri La is conveniently located in downtown Yangon and a perfect base for exploring the city near major tourist attractions, such as the Bogyoke Market (Scott Market), Sule Pagoda, China Town and colonial buildings. There are 479 well-appointed rooms and all have views of historic Yangon city, surrounding pagodas or the river. The rooms are spacious at 34 metres squared and have a bathtub and fitted shower. Room facilities include complementary high speed wifi, coffee and tea making, electronic safe and hair dryer.  Sule Shangri La has two restaurants, two bars both Gallery and at the Pool, and there is an outdoor swimming pool and Fitness and Recreation Centre.

Savoy Hotel is a boutique hotel furnished in colonial style located in a picturesque area of Yangon overlooking the Shwedagon Pagoda. The rooms are spacious at 45 metres squared and are furnished in colonial-style teak wooden fittings with traditional Myanmar antiques.  The rooms have air conditioning and facilities including safe deposit box, hairdryer and complimentary wifi. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool as well as several restaurants and bars.

Hotel M is located only a few kilometres from Lake Inya in an exclusive residential area of Yangon. This hotel has well-appointed 38 rooms with wooden parquet floors and teak wood furniture. The rooms have en-suite bathroom with shower and facilities such as tea & coffee making, complimentary wifi and safe deposit box. This property has a swimming pool and complementary membership to their fitness club.

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Price includes:

  • Twin share room at hotel in Yangon
  • Financial protection insurance from International Passenger Protection
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Burma Pre Trip Information" notes

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Trip Grade Easy

Trip Grade Easy

Suitability: most people in good health.

1) Walking times: transport by private vehicle with driver to various places of interest then sightseeing on foot at each location.

2) Altitude: usually less than 3,000m.

3) Terrain: sightseeing in cities and some optional day walks on well-travelled trails.

4) Remoteness: hotel and road based tour.

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  • Day 1Stay at Yangon hotel 
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