We have 9 places to stay in and around Hpa-an.
With a recent increase in visitors to Hpa-an, the accommodation has improved enormously. Popular Soe Brothers’ Guesthouse is the top backpacker choice in town, though Parami and Galaxy are good alternatives. All are located in the town centre on or near Thit Sar Street. Thidar has a couple of grungier guesthouse options we’d only suggest as last resorts. Some very good new spots up around the lake include Hotel Glory and the Gabbana Hotel, while longer standing Royal Lake Inn has some cheap though basic options too. Other midrange options slightly out of the centre are Hotel United and Grand Hill, though they are past their primes.
Our slightly out of town choice would be Than Lwin Paradise, which is the only hotel to have a riverbank location. Further out again is flashy Zwegabin Resort and further again is upmarket Hpa-an Lodge. This new French-run resort is Hpa-an’s most upscale option but at around $200, we feel is overpriced. If you want to splash out maybe do it elsewhere as lodging in the middle of nowhere and missing out on the town’s gritty charm seems to be missing the point.
We’d expect more alternatives to open soon, so keep your eyes peeled.