Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Well run and charmingNo. 167, 28th St, between 76th and 77th Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 32682; F: (02) 32552
Unlike most hotels in Myanmar, this one actually lives up to its name. Well-trained staff speak English clearly and are helpful with travel information. The building itself is well maintained and ... Read the full review of Smart Hotel.
The happy maker79th St between 29th and 30th Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 32277; F: (02) 30601
Tucked away behind the train station, it doesn't feel like you're in the middle of the city centre at 79 Living Hotel. It's on a street that sees less traffic than others, and rises high enough to ... Read the full review of 79 Living Hotel.
New, fairly priced, great locationNo. 111, 34th St, between 77 and 78 Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 71048; F: (02) 61742
Gold Yadanar Hotel is a new foreigner-friendly hotel located directly across from Diamond Plaza and Zay Cho market, near a stretch of local beer stations and tea shops and down the street from the ... Read the full review of Gold Yadanar Hotel.
Great views and a taxi to townStrand Rd, between 22nd and 23rd Sts Mandalay
T: (02) 72373; F: (02) 66773
Further away from the city centre, Ayarwaddy River View Hotel stands on its own next to the river, with great non-obstructed views. It's one of the more luxurious hotels in Mandalay, with a rooftop ... Read the full review of Ayarwaddy River View Hotel.
NewbieNo. 624, 78th St between 30th and 31st Sts, Mandalay.
T: (09) 4211 71181; F: (02) 72395
There's a new hotel on the block across the train station and its name is Oway Grand Hotel. Its modern lobby and restaurant create an environment that stands out like a towering sore thumb, ... Read the full review of Oway Grand Hotel.US$100 to $200 1 vote Toprange
Good valueNo. 400, 83rd St between 32nd x 33rd Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 36333; F: (02) 36567
You'll find the Silver Swan Hotel a bit south of the southwest corner of the moat, on a semi-noisy street near nothing in particular. You will have to walk a few blocks to get to any decent ... Read the full review of Silver Swan Hotel.US$20 to $40 1 vote Flashpacker
Well kept, centrally locatedCorner of 30th and 78th Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 32506; F: (02) 66561
Located across the street from Mandalay Railway Station and just south of the palace moat, Pacific Hotel is about as central a location as you will find. Rooms are clean and well kept, with frilly ... Read the full review of Pacific Hotel.
Good rooms, average locationNo. 152, 84th St, between 31 and 32 Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 21735; F: (02) 65183
The Chinese-run and -styled Lucky Hotel is located in the southwest area of Mandalay's city centre so there isn't much to see within walking distance. The quality of their fully furnished rooms ... Read the full review of Lucky Hotel .
Top budget guesthouseNo. 129 (A), 83rd St, between 23rd and 24th Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 65006; F: (02) 66547
At the top of the cluster of budget guesthouses just west of the palace moat is nonsensically named E.T. Hotel. This five-floor, stairway-only guesthouse has basic but clean rooms that fill every ... Read the full review of E.T. Hotel.
Adequate and cheapNo. 41, 25th Street, between 82nd and 83rd Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 65697;
Just south of the palace moat and east of the train station, Royal Guest House is in a great location for exploring the east, west and south areas of the city centre. It even manages to be in an area ... Read the full review of Royal Guest House.
Fully stocked but averageNo. 195, Corner of 27th and 83rd Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 33394; F: (02) 61683
Near the southwest corner of the palace moat, Silver Star Hotel is a decent two-star hotel with a good location. Zay Cho market and many Shan restaurants are within walking distance and taxis are ... Read the full review of Silver Star Hotel.
Tired but still deliveringNo. 568, 80th St, between 33rd and 34th Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 35210; F: (02) 35646
Mere blocks from Diamond Plaza, Zay Cho market and the Shan night market, Myit Phyar Ayer Hotel has a good location outside of the main cluster of budget guesthouses. On entrance to this ... Read the full review of Myit Phyar Ayer Hotel.
Better budget but little charmNo. 174, 83rd St, between 24th and 25th Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 31884; F: (02) 31 047
A couple of blocks from Mandalay's landmark clock tower and set among a collection of budget guesthouses, Garden Hotel offers clean, well-equipped rooms. Furnishings are basic, but there's hot and ... Read the full review of Garden Hotel.
For a tight budgetNo. 221, 28th St between 80th and 81st Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 33223; F: (02) 34162
Hotel Venus is for extreme budget travellers who don't mind a distinct lack of luxury. The location is good, just a couple of blocks south of the palace moat and in between the train station and ... Read the full review of Hotel Venus.
Fair back upNo.182, 31st St, between 82nd and 83rd Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 35821;
Fortune Hotel sits to the south of the city centre, where attractions begin to spread thin and you have to walk a few blocks to get to any decent restaurants or sights. All rooms have air-con and are ... Read the full review of Fortune Hotel.US$20 to $40 1 vote Flashpacker
Uninspiring but adequateCorner of 25 and 83 Sts, Mandalay
T: (02) 33460;
Nylon Hotel sits in among Mandalay's other nondescript no-frills hotels, offering standards such as a complimentary breakfast, WiFi and shabby but livable rooms. They offer shared or private ... Read the full review of Nylon Hotel.
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