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Phaung Daw Pyan Rd, Nyaung Shwe T: (081) 209 647, (095) 214 474 F: (081) 209 281  

Sandalwood Hotel

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Sandalwood is very well located and offers comfortable rooms at very competitive rates, year-round.

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It looks like a large villa, with three floors and an open rooftop painted in various shades of beige and brown.

Some rooms have balconies, some views and some neither, so see what they have available on arrival. All rooms are clean and, for the price, very well decked out, with ensuite bathroom and hot shower, air-con, minibar, safe, TV and WiFi. There’s no decor to speak of, but varnished floors and yellow-painted walls create a clean and unfussy effect. The new mattresses are comfortable.

The cheaper standard rooms lack views and balconies and aren’t as airy as the larger superior ones but they are similarly well furnished. One or two of the standards lack windows, too. The most expensive deluxe options are the brightest and largest, and have the best views along with balconies.

The hotel is perhaps too small to make a rooftop bar worthwhile but views from up top are fine, while their breakfasts get very good reviews.

The location is convenient to the jetties, just one block to the west, but the market area is a bit of a walk. Phaung Daw Pyan Street with its selection of eateries is just around the corner. It’s a shame the pricey family room only sleeps three rather than four. There are better deals around than the deluxe rooms but if you can get one of the better standards, or can afford a superior, the Sandalwood is a pretty good all-round deal.

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Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Superior single room
Superior double room
Deluxe double room
Family room
Sleeps three.
Room: Superior single room, low season: US$20, high season US$30. Notes:
Room: Superior double room, low season: US$30, high season US$45. Notes:
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: US$45, high season US$60. Notes:
Room: Family room, low season: US$60, high season US$80. Notes: Sleeps three.

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Where is Sandalwood Hotel

Sandalwood Hotel
Phaung Daw Pyan Rd, Nyaung Shwe
T: (081) 209 647, (095) 214 474 F: (081) 209 281  
Coordinates (for GPS): 96º55'32.21" E, 20º39'27.74" N
Room rates: US$40 to $100

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