Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Kalaw is a town of mostly midrange accommodation options. A few high-end choices exist in obscure locations outside of town, aimed at package tour groups and wealthy Burmese. Many of the hotels in town are renovating and upgrading, expecting a surge in tourism.
Perfect for neat freaksNo. 44, Zadila St
T: (081) 507 28;
The Honey Pine, located in the centre of town, opened in 2012 and still smells and looks brand new. The hotel has 24 rooms and a lovely interior consisting of white walls and pine flooring. The rooms ... Read the full review of Honey Pine Hotel.
Friendly and welcomingThiri Mingalar St
T: (081) 503 15;
The friendly receptionists at the Eastern Paradise struggle with English but are friendly and welcoming. The hotel is located a three-minute walk from the main road and is a five-minute walk to the ... Read the full review of Eastern Paradise Hotel.Under US$20 1 vote Backpacker
Shabby exterior but better insidePyi Taung Su Rd (Main Rd)
T: (081) 500 25; F: (081) 502 79
The Winner Hotel is located in the centre of town and with its large Chinese sign, can't be missed. Despite its shabby exterior, the rooms are in much better shape than you'd think. We were greeted ... Read the full review of Winner Hotel.
Dreamy but a tad overpricedZatila St
T: (081) 501 44;
The Dream Villa is located in a large white building, reminiscent of a mansion, and surrounded by a large collection of well-kept vegetation. Each floor has a pleasant shared balcony and the rooms ... Read the full review of Dream Villa Hotel.US$40 to $100 1 vote Midrange
Simple and cheapNat Sin Street (just down the street from the Seint Hotel)
The Golden Lily has been operated by a friendly Sikh family since 1994. Rooms are very simple but cheap and include your choice of breakfast: European-style, Shan noodles or Indian food. All rooms ... Read the full review of Golden Lily.Under US$20 1 vote Backpacker
A more upscale optionNo. 11, 5th Quarter, Main Rd
T: (081) 506 96; F: (081) 507 52
One of the more upscale hotels, the tall Seint Hotel offers some great views. It's located on the main road, a short walk from several restaurants. Staff are friendly, helpful and able to arrange ... Read the full review of Seint Hotel.
A mixed dealPyi Taung Su Rd (Main Rd)
T: (081) 501 88;
The New Shine Hotel with its '24-hour service' sign becomes useful when your bus drops you off at 04:00 and the hotel you made reservations for is shut down for the night. Despite being a newer ... Read the full review of New Shine Hotel.
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