Last resort option
Chaung Tha Beach T: (042) 42 116, (042) 42 345
The Ambo hotel consists of several triplex units with high steeply-pitched roofs -- like something you might see in Germany -- set among a very well maintained garden landscape.
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The design really stands out as perhaps some of the finest examples of architecture in town. Unfortunately, the same care and workmanship isn't applied in the rooms' interiors; the room we aw had a badly stained toilet and three firm beds that took up nearly the entire floorspace. The more expensive sea-view rooms are slightly larger and contain an air-con and minibar. The staff speak very little English and there is no WiFi or breakfast included with the room. The Shwe Hin Tha, located next door, is a much better value. Only consider this one if everything else in town is full.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Triple fan private bathroom, low season: 20,000 kyat, high season 20,000 kyat. Notes:
Room: Triple air-con private bathroom, low season: 30,000 kyat, high season 30,000 kyat. Notes: With beach views
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