Sunday, September 15, 2013

Mandalay Hotel and Guesthouse Picks

See the locations on Mandalay Hotels and Guesthouses Google Map

Ayeyarwaddy Riverview Hotel: "Try hard to get a high river view room and avoid the all night music / loudspeaker chanting coming from a nearby temple", recommends one reviewer on Rooftop terrace. Noise from the riverfront and a road, beside this a good hotel.

Great Wall Hotel: From 70 USD. 78th Street, between 42th and Theinpan Street. Noisy, as highway leading into Mandalay is in front of the hotel, but rooms at the back are quiet. Mixed reviews on

Hotel by the Red Canal: No. 417 Corner of 63 & 22 streets. Restaurant with Indian food. 1500 meters away from the main entrance of Mandalay's Palace. Very good breakfast according to reviews on

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Hotel 76: 434, 76th Street, between 32nd and 33rd Street. See picture by Nay Minn Nyi.

Hotel Mandalay:

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Hotel Yadanarbon: A new hotel with very good reviews on, very attentive staff. Rooms on first floor with street view can be noisy. ATM inside the hotel.

Mandalay City Hotel: 26th Street, Between 82nd and 83rd Street. Set back from the busy street. Quiet, small rooms. No elevator. Ask for floor two: not to many stairs and more calm than floor one. With a small swimming pool. Central location near Zay Cho Market. Good reviews on

Mandalay Hill Resort: 9, Kwin 416.B, 10th Street, at the foot of Mandalay Hill. Rooms with hill and Palace views, good breakfast, very good reviews on

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Mann Myanmar Inn: 27th Street, between 65th and 66th Street. Average according to reviews on

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Nylon Hotel:

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Peacock Lodge: From 27 USD. 5, 61st Street, Mandalay. Just five guestrooms, some with view of lily pond at the back. Restaurant with Burmese and Bamar dishes. Bicycles to rent. Tipp: Let them organize you a driver for your city tour. A lot of good reviews on See pictures on

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Hotel Queen Mandalay: No.456, 81th Street, between 32th and 33th Street. See their Facebook Page. View from Queen Hotel by Anuar T.

Royal Guesthouse: No. 41 25th Street, between 82th and 83th streets. Average according to reviews on See room picture by rheanna2 and room picture by Round W Go.

Rupar Mandalar Resort: No. A-15, Corner of 53rd & 30th Street. On the outskirts of Mandalay. Two pools. See pool-picture on

Sedona Mandalay: In front of Mandalay Palace. Excellent breakfast buffet and swimming pool. Excellent reviews on See view from Sedona Hotel.

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Shwe Inngyinn Hotel: Corner of 30th Street and 78 Street. Quite good reviews on See picture by KyawThu Tun.

Silver Swan Hotel: 400 83th Street, between 32th and 33th Street. In the rooms on the street side you may be disturbed by street noise, as you can read on See view from the hotel by Afsaal.

Unity Hotel: Corner of 27th Street and 82th Street. Mixed reviews on See picture by Fumitaka Asano.

Universe Hotel: 215, 83th Street, between 27th and 28th Street. Mixed reviews on See picture by Fumitaka Asano.

Yadanarpon Dynasty Hotel: From 87 USD. Rooms in main building and villas. With rooftop restaurant. Its easy to get taxis nearby in front of Sedona Hotel, also some restaurants in walking distance. Very good reviews on

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Villas along the wlakway to the main building

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Mandalay Hill seen from the rooftop restaurant

Zegyo Hotel: 84th Street, between 27th and 28th Street. You can book a rooftop bungalow, but noise of the street and the market nearby is an issue in many reviews on See picture by Ronnie Sy Twu

Guesthouses in Mandalay:

Rich Queen Guesthouse: 30 USD. Number 52 87th Street, between 26th and 27th Streets. Quite new, clean, helful staff according to reviews on

Yoe Yoe Lay Homestay: Between 35th and 36th and between 57th and 58th street. Dormitory-Rooms. Phone +95 9 44404 1944. You can do reservations by Facebook-Message. See pictures of the facilities. Excellent reviews for this hostel on The owners are said to be very helpful. But be aware that the house is small and full of beds and people, it's for travellers who want to socialize. Read more; Away with Lily.

Read more:
Mandalay Impressions
Get around in Mandalay by Taxi
Mandalay Restaurant Picks
Amarapura - the City of Immortality and U Bein Bridge: A day trip from Mandalay
River Cruises from Mandalay to Bagan and Mingun
From Mandakay by train to Gokteik and one of the longest viaducts of the world across a canyon

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