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Best value for money in town

665 Pakauku Kyaung St, Dawei T: (059) 23763-4

Shwe Moung Than Hotel

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Neither the cheapest nor the smartest hotel in Dawei, Shwe Moung Than is an excellent compromise and probably represents the best value for money in town.

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Room rates are only slightly higher than grungy Dream Emperor but for your extra kyat you get a clean room in a new building with helpful staff and a breakfast thrown in as well. Recommended!

The location isn’t bad either, on the quiet residential street that links Arzarni and Niban and home to Dream Journey coffee shop and Focus motorbike rental. The building is new as of early 2016, – built in a style incongruous besides its older neighbours. This does mean everything’s very clean and works well. Air-con is cold, hot water hot (though they do offer some cheaper cold shower alternatives), and even their WiFi worked in a fashion. Spotless white rooms are devoid of decor but come with fridge and cable TV and the more expensive hot water options have bathtubs. Rooms are a decent size too -- the 37,000 kyat and up ones are huge.

Though the frontage looks directly onto the road, a breakfast area and cafe on the top floor has good views, with an open area that the Golden lacks. Being only four storeys, views aren’t quite as good as Diamond Crown. Ticketing services are on offer too. Being brand new, Shwe Moung Than hasn’t made it onto many other guides yet, so for now, you’ll have a good chance of snaring a room. No low season rates were noted but we’d guess you could try for a discount.

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Walk-in rates at Shwe Moung Than Hotel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard double room
20,000 kyat
20,000 kyat
Air-con with cold water. Hot water: 32,000 kyat.
Superior double room
37,000 kyat
37,000 kyat
Large air-con with bathroom and hot water
Triple air-con private bathroom
47,000 kyat
47,000 kyat
Family room
57,000 kyat
57,000 kyat
Sleeps four.
Room: Standard double room, low season: 20,000 kyat, high season 20,000 kyat. Notes: Air-con with cold water. Hot water: 32,000 kyat.
Room: Superior double room, low season: 37,000 kyat, high season 37,000 kyat. Notes: Large air-con with bathroom and hot water
Room: Triple air-con private bathroom, low season: 47,000 kyat, high season 47,000 kyat. Notes:
Room: Family room, low season: 57,000 kyat, high season 57,000 kyat. Notes: Sleeps four.

Where is Shwe Moung Than Hotel

Shwe Moung Than Hotel
665 Pakauku Kyaung St, Dawei
T: (059) 23763-4
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º11'48.97" E, 14º4'26.98" N
Room rates: US$20 to $40

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