While all of the sights of Taungoo proper are within the moat, most of the hotels that accept foreigners are outside the moat, a long walk or 10-minute bicycle ride south along the Taungoo to Yangon road.
About 100 metres closer to Taungoo than Myanmar Beauty, Mother's House lacks the forest setting of Beauty, but its rooms are considerably better, cleaner, more spacious and better kitted out. The rooms are set in a variety of layouts from freestanding bungalow wannabees through to two-floor units with rooms upstairs and downstairs. Rooms have proper beds with decent linen and the bathrooms are... Read our full review of Mother's House Hotel.
The original property of the Myanmar Beauty franchise, this was in the middle of a refurb when we visited in November 2013 but we were shown one finished room and at 10,000 kyat a night it was excellent value, especially considering the hotel is far more central than other listed properties. The renovated rooms are spacious and very clean with good, equally clean bathrooms. The location is... Read our full review of Myanmar Beauty Hotel I.
This rambling set-up, about 100 metres down a dirt road around 1.5 kilometres before Taungoo proper, is the place of choice for most travellers hitting Taungoo. People tend to rave about its breakfast and rural setting and while we'd agree on the breakfast -- we'd say it's worth staying here for this meal alone -- the setting less so. The hotel has been built in stages with part II, III and IV (I... Read our full review of Myanmar Beauty Hotel II, III, IV.