Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Despite what you may read elsewhere, Yangon has a decent -- and growing -- supply of accommodation options for the more budget minded traveller.
One of the most popular guesthouses in YangonNo 10 (F), Khapaung Road, 6-miles Pyay Road, Hlaing Township, Yangon
T: (01) 527 636;
Offering clean, well-furnished, bicycle-themed rooms with a long list of features at good prices, Bike World is one of the best value guesthouses in Yangon (Rangoon). Bike enthusiasts, look no ... Read the full review of Bike World Guesthouse.
Good value and cleanNo.278/300, Maha Bandoola Garden Street, Upper Block, Downtown Yangon
T: (01) 340 623, (09) 852 6399;
Though most of its rooms have no hot water and not of a view — or even windows — Cherry Guest House is one of the cleanest budget guesthouses in Yangon (Rangoon) since a fresh renovation and ... Read the full review of Cherry Guest House.
Super clean213-215 Botataung Pagoda Rd
T: (0951) 299 941;
Set a little away from the action on Botataung Pagoda Road, Hninn Si Budget Inn is one of the best budget hotels in Yangon and should be at the top of the list for any budget traveller looking for ... Read the full review of Hninn Si Budget Inn.
Excellent central locationNo. 188-192, 33rd St, Kyauktada Township, Yangon
T: (01) 243 952;
You may have to climb a few stairs, but Beautyland Hotel 2 is a great flashpacker Yangon hotel option, offering a choice of fan or air-con rooms, with excellent service and prices that are ... Read the full review of Beautyland Hotel II.
Solid valueNo. 88, 13th Street Middle Block, Lanmataw Township, Yangon
T: (01) 224654;
Agga Guest House demonstrates that Yangon is gradually becoming more backpacker friendly. The walls here may be thin in true budget fashion, but this clean and cheap joint located just west of ... Read the full review of Agga Guest House.
Good deal on town's outskirtsNo 433, Lower Pazundaung Road, Yangon
T: (01) 291343;
Despite not being centrally located, the friendly staff and value for money offered at Mother Land Inn 2 make this a solid choice for those on a budget in Yangon. Windows and blankets with ... Read the full review of Motherland Inn 2.
A quieter spotNo 74/80, 38th and Merchant Sts, Kyauktada Township, Downtown Yangon
T: (01) 378 663, (01) 378 664;
Aung Tha Pyay Hotel is a midrange hotel located in downtown Yangon (Rangoon) boasting a quiet, quite tasteful atmosphere suited to travellers as well as family and people visiting on ... Read the full review of Aung Tha Pyay Hotel.
Great viewsCorner of Bo Myat Tun & Mahabandoola St, Bo Myat Tun Tower, Botataung Township, East Central Yangon
T: (09) 59311, (01) 298 184;
Bo Myat Tun Hotel is not for those looking for luxury or all the flash comforts that a hotel can provide (see mould picture below), but rather it’s for those looking for a simple place to stay with ... Read the full review of Bo Myat Tun Hotel.
Great location115 Sule Pagoda Rd, downtown Yangon
T: (09) 1252 986;
Whether coming from a taxi or a walkway, the way to May Shan Hotel is full of excitement and sights. Right in front of Sule Pagoda in downtown Yangon (Rangoon), the entrance into the building is ... Read the full review of May Shan Hotel.
Competitive midrange optionNo. 11, Kan St, Hlaing Township, Yangon
T: (01) 500 822, (01) 503 986;
Most would agree that the Royal White Elephant Hotel needs some sprucing up, and their renovations at time of visiting in October 2013 might make it a bit noisy, but what you get in this ... Read the full review of Royal White Elephant Hotel.
Budget bells and whistles215 Bo Tatuang Pagoda Road, middle block downtown, Yangon
T: (01) 297 007;
We might not have seen the best that Ocean Pearl Inn can dish out, but with its adequate lodgings, WiFi and air-con, along with a free airport transfer, this downtown Yangon (Rangoon) budget hotel is ... Read the full review of Ocean Pearl Inn.
Comfortable and popularNo. 234-240, (1) Quarter, Sule Pagoda Road, Kyauktada Township, Downtown Yangon
T: (09) 7313 5311, (09) 7313 5299; F: (01) 371 358
The spiralling prices of Yangon hotels has become notorious in recent months and while budget travellers can still get away with spending $20 a night if they’re willing to forego many conveniences, ... Read the full review of East Hotel.US$100 to $200 1 vote Toprange
A favourite pick for us256/276 Maha Bandoola Garden Street (34th Street),
T: (09) 382 022;
Chan Myaye Guesthouse grabs a good Yangon (Rangoon) location in the middle of 34th street on the upper block of downtown. The atmosphere is pleasant, clean and offers a variety of rooms with free ... Read the full review of Chan Myaye Guesthouse.
Good valueNo.(711/719) Merchant Rd, 2nd floor, between 26th and Kon Zay Dan St, Pabedan Township, Yangon
T: (09) 7320 2920;
If you can make it up the dark, foreboding stairs, you’ll find Golden Star Guesthouse, a new, very clean Yangon guesthouse that offers air-con, satellite TV, desks and comfy beds with great service ... Read the full review of Golden Star Guest House.
Fair flashpacker offeringNo. 57, 38th St, between Merchant St and Strand Rd, Yangon
T: T: (01) 253 454, 384 183;
May Fair Inn is a quiet place to stay just off the busy streets of downtown Yangon (Rangoon). This tile-covered, family-operated inn gives you your basics plus air-con for a decent price. Tiled ... Read the full review of May Fair Inn.
Basic, decent, fairly clean.No. 107 Kon Zay Dan St., Pabedan Township, Yangon
T: (01) 252 169;
Daddy’s Home Hotel in Yangon (Rangoon) offers basic, decent, fairly clean rooms for good prices in central downtown. Offering air-con and private bathrooms for a little and fan rooms and shared ... Read the full review of Daddy's Home Hotel.
Not the cleanest nor the best valueNo. 69/71 Kon Zay Dan St, Pabedan Township, Yangon
T: (01) 240 780;
White House Hotel is not the cleanest nor the best value for your dollar in downtown Yangon (Rangoon), but it does offer some charm, with a fantastic all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet in their rooftop ... Read the full review of White House Hotel.
A cheap dorm64 32nd St, Downtown Yangon
T: (01) 385 728 ;
The outside of Okinawa Guesthouse is a very pleasant change to the surrounding streets. The entrance to this foliage-surrounded building is down a side street off Mahabandoola Road, and only a ... Read the full review of Okinawa Guesthouse.
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