Myanmar is truly a gorgeous country that many travelers visit more than once. The country has seen a good deal of ethnic violence and civil wars, which might think you the country is not good for travel. That’s not true! It would be a great mistake not to visit this gorgeous country. As the tourism industry is booming in the country, there are lots of hotels ranging from very cheap guesthouses to high-class hotels. So, we have made the list of some of the best hotels you can stay in a while on Myanmar.
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This hotel was built in 1901, and later the Sarkies brothers acquired it. The Strand is one of the most enduring and outstanding Colonial landmarks in Asia. Through the recent renovations, the hotel has revived to its past glory. Here remain the charming ceiling fans, beloved chandeliers, and authentic period furnishings, which have served for a long time as the setting to this singular meeting place of famous explorers and raconteurs. This is the hotel where the past meets the present with its strategic upgrades such as air-conditioning and in-room technologies accompanied by the extensive staff training that offers you perfect exclusive service, living up to its glamourous setting. Local artisans have beautifully restored all architectural detail of the hotel, including the teak paneling, traditional Myanmar lacquerware and marble flooring, and antique bedsteads of the hotel’s 32 suites while giving a complete modern upgrade through the latest technology, a refreshed color palette, and subtle decorative details.
This hotel offers a variety of dining experiences to its guests, whether you want to have a sumptuous breakfast, a light lunch, or the renowned Strand High Tea at the Strand Café. You can also have a fine dining experience at The Strand Restaurant, guided by the Chef’s numerous travels, sourcing ingredients, and recipes that have been used for centuries.
This luxurious hotel lies in the former capital of Myanmar, Yangon. The hotel is in a central location, and you can easily access tourist attractions, including Shwedagon Pagoda, which is one of the major highlights of Myanmar. This 5star hotel has 474 well-appointed rooms and suites and is a favorite for both leisure and business travelers. The hotel features a fitness center and outdoor pool, which is perfect for relaxing after a long day of exploring this lively city. You can enjoy a luxurious breakfast at Café Sule and enjoy lots of mouth-watering dishes at their signature restaurant, Summer Palace.
This private island resort offers seclusion and luxury with beachside safari villas; luxury treehouses all set on a 9,000-acre wildlife reserve on the edge of the Andaman Sea. Founded by Chris and Farina Kingsley, this resort’s island itself is an unspoiled paradise. Wa Ale Island Resort is the first luxury eco-resort established in Myanmar’s pristine Myeik Archipelago. The resort is a Haute-bohemian utopia that all began with a couple’s spirit of adventure and heart of purpose. This resort strives to offer the epitome of luxury and comfort without any impact to the environment in any way.
It is a resort where you will find the ultimate detachment. The resort offers elegance with its simplicity, and here, people come to escape from the bustle of their daily life. The resort reference the monastic life, opening the doors on a more contemplative experience of travel. The design of this resort focuses on the fundamentals and merges the spiritual and the secular, the past and the present, East and West. Here, you can stay in four different classes of rooms and suites, enjoy menus spanning from Eurasia, unwind in the outstanding pool that overlooks the storied lake and explore the marvels of Inle.
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This hotel lies in Old Bagan, the unique Archeological Site of South East Asia, and the ancient capital of the Burmese Empire. With more than 4000ancient temples and pagodas surrounding the hotel, you will get breathtaking views from all around. The hotel is only within 5minutes’ walking distance from the Ananda Temple known as ‘The Jewel of Bagan.’ The hotel contains 84 luxury rooms split into 80 deluxe villa-style rooms and four suites. Each room has teak floors and classic Burmese furniture. Also, the room contains the finest replicas of the Temple Painting of the Bagan Period. The hotel offers a couple of dining choices, one in the Tropical Garden and the semi-open Main Restaurant offering traditional Myanmar food, European and Asian Cuisine. There is also a poolside bar for you to relax with a delicious cocktail on hand. With the 24hour Butler Service, you don’t have to worry about arranging Transport, Guides, Sightseeing Tours, Airline Reservations, or booking a Balloon Ride with their Partner:” Balloons Over Bagan.”
This hotel is an oasis right by the Red Canal and just minutes away from the renowned Mandalay Palace and many other attractions. The hotel has verdant tropical greenery and calming water features in the middle of the vibrant cultural city. Hotel by the Red Canal features 25custom-sized rooms, split into four categories that are uniquely named after and decked in cultural adornments of the four major ethnic groups in Myanmar: Chin, Kachin, Rakhine, and Shan.
On your trip to Mandalay, you can choose to stay in one of the most beautiful hotels in Myanmar, the hotel Mandalay. Hotel Mandalay was formerly a royal capital in the north of the country and lay on the banks of the Irrawaddy River, overlooking the majestic Royal Palace. The hotel offers a selection of modern and stylish rooms and suites, including executive rooms with executive lounge access; leisure facilities include a huge outdoor pool, adjacent fitness center, and complimentary bicycles for exploring the city.
Bagan Lodge is a tented resort, which is an oasis that features two swimming pools and beautifully manicured gardens, well-appointed spacious rooms, and suites with super comfy beds.
Eskala Resort Ngewe Saung lies right on the wide, sweeping, and deserted beach. Many of the rooms and suites boast great sea views and features a swimming pool where you can chill out after a long day exploring.