Our Top Picks for Places to Stay 

We leave no stone left unturned when researching and inspecting your accommodation.  We’ve made sure that each and every one of the hotels listed below meet our very high standards, meaning you can lie back and enjoy a good nights sleep in the knowledge that you’re well taken care of.  

We’ll make sure that your hotel perfectly matches your travel needs and requirements, so get in touch and let us give you a few recommendations on info@myanmarpolestar.com

Best Western Hotel Green Hill

Conveniently located for exploring Yangon, Green Hill Hotel by Best Western offers modern, yet quite charming accommodation.  A number of suites feature superb views over the city, including the nearby Kandawgyi Lake and Karawaik Barge.

Why We Like
•    The informal restaurant serves Asian and European cuisine 24 hours a day
•    Situated only 10 minutes walk from the Shwedagon Pagoda and a few minutes drive into downtown, 
•    The hotel contains 187 rooms, in a range of different classes
•    Beautiful views overlooking the Shwedagon Pagoda, Kandawgyi Palace and the Karaweik Barge

Best For
Couples, Families, Teenagers

Rose Garden Hotel

Rose Garden Hotel offers exceptional value for travelers in the heart of Yangon’s commercial and sightseeing district.  Both the cutting-edge design and energetic staff embody the hotel’s unique personality.  

Why We Like
•    Located close to downtown, the hotel is in a great spot
•    Each room is beautifully decorated with authentic Burmese touches
•    The outdoor pool provides guests with a great place to relax
•    The king size beds are huge, meaning a great nights sleep for all
Best For
Couples, Family, Culture, Honeymooners

Esperado Hotel

One of the newest hotels in Yangon, Esperado Hotel is in a prime location, right next to Kandawgyi Lake, and close to downtown.  Stay here and enjoy incredible views from the rooftop bar, and excellent service provided 24 hours a day

Why We Like
•    A great rooftop bar will have you coming back again and again
•    The location is superb, close to all of Yangon’s main attractions
•    All rooms are well equipped and are great value for money
•    The staff are very friendly, always willing to offer their views and advise

Best For
Couples, Families, Teenagers

Belmond Governor’s Residence

A romantic, colonial-style mansion dating from the 1920s, Belmond Governor's Residence’s fan-cooled verandas and teak armchairs, conjures up a bygone era while offering every modern pleasure.

Why We Like
•    A slice of luxury right in the heart of Yangon
•    Very inviting outdoor pool for those hot days
•    The hotel oozes Burmese heritage with its teak furnishings
•    One of the most beautiful gardens in Yangon

Best For
Culture, Couples, Honeymooners

The Strand Hotel

High ceilings and vast spaces are among the now rare luxuries in each of the thirty-one Suites that make up the Strand Hotel.  The hotel is a three-storey Victorian-style building located in the heart of downtown Yangon with a rich and colourful history dating back to 1901.

Why We Like
•    The hotel is a beautifully restored Victorian mansion, built in 1901
•    Located on the banks of the Yangon River
•    An iconic colonial hotel across all of South East Asia
•    An excellent afternoon tea is served daily in the Lobby Lounge
•    Centrally located in the heart of Downtown

Best For
Culture, Family, Honeymooners

Sule Shang Ri La

The Sule Shang Ri La is compromised of 484 rooms and suites in an excellent location in the heart of Yangon. It has all the services and amenities you need to enjoy a comfortable stay in this buzzing city from the luxury of your hotel. 

Why We Like
•    The hotel enjoys spectacular views of the city
•    Located in the heart of Yangon’s business, cultural and shopping district
•    The hotel boasts a beautiful outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre
•    It has one of the largest selection of cuisines of any city hotel
•    The stylish Gallery Bar is the perfect place for an evening drink

Best For
Culture, Couples, Family, Honeymooners

Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw
(Nay Pyi Taw)

The newly built Kempinski Hotel is located near the Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC), just a short drive from the capital’s international airport. The hotel’s design was conceived with the heritage of Myanmar in mind and includes an emphasis on local arts, crafts and furnishings.


Why We Like

  • Contains 141 well designed rooms and suites within three, one-story villas 
  • With a tennis court, outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, and spa, you are very well catered for when staying here
  • A very impressive business suite is capable of handling all your event needs
  • High ceilings and broad windows overlook the extensive gardens


Best For

Business, Couples, Family

Hilton Nay Pyi Taw
(Nay Pyi Taw)

Stay at Hilton Nay Pyi Taw to enjoy tropical garden views, the biggest outdoor pool in the city, a spa, tennis courts and extensive conference facilities. The centrally located hotel, is close to convention centers, the trade commission, a safari park and beautiful gardens.


Why We Like

  • 100-acre walled compound with lush, tropical gardens provides the setting for this impressive hotel
  • Minutes from Myanmar International Convention Centre 1 & 2 and 20 minutes’ drive from Ministry Zone
  • 202 rooms, all fully equipped with WiFi, TV, and the most comfortable mattresses
  • Restaurant and lounge with outdoor terraces and poolside bar


Best For

Business Couples, Family

Palm Spring Resort

Step into one of the 34 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day at Palm Spring Resort.  Enjoy the infinity pool, overlooking the Irrawaddy River, with a cocktail in hand, or make your way into town centre, just a 15 minute walk away. 


Why We Like

  • Overlooking the Irrawaddy River, the hotel is in a prime location
  • Rooms are designed with authentic Burmese charm
  • The infinity pool really is very special for such a remote destination
  • Very friendly staff, willing to answer all of your questions


Best For

Couples, Adventure, Off the beaten track

Eskala Hotel
(Ngwe Saung)

Eskala has set new standards since it opened in 2014. Making extensive use of polished teak, rattan and other natural materials, its 60 villas are furnished to a very high standard – go for one of the front-side ‘Gold’ options if uninterrupted sea views are a priority.


Why We Like

  • Situated on the beach front, the white sand is just a stones throw away
  • A huge outdoor pool, just what’s needed after a day on the beach
  • Enjoy the atmosphere as local fishing boats pass by the hotel in the early morning
  • An entire villa to yourself makes for the perfect get away


Best For

Couples, Beach, Honeymooners, Family

Monte diVino Lodge

For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Taunggyi, Monte diVino Lodge is the perfect choice.  Situated on the grounds of Myanmar’s first vineyard, the 5 rooms here are an oasis far away from the busy cities. 


Why We Like

  • Romantic, serene, private bungalows offer an appreciated standard of comfort with rustic backcountry elegance
  • Wonder through the vineyard’s lush grounds during your stay
  • Just 30 minutes outside Taunggyi, and yet it feels like another world
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows open the view of the Blue Mountains at the horizons of Shan State


Best for

Couples, Honeymooners, Off the beaten track

Inle Inn Pindaya

The rooms are comfortable with excellent facilities and friendly, helpful staff ensure an enjoyable stay when visiting this fascinating area. The 36 bungalows are themselves set around some well-kept vegetable gardens which you can enjoy when in season


Why We Like

  • Friendly staff who excel in excellent service with a big smile
  • The restaurant really is a highlight serving local cuisine with a selection of fine wines
  • The new brick huts provide a welcome layer of insulation during the Winter months
  • The décor is simple and natural, local woods combined with traditional textiles.


Best For

Trekking, Off the Beaten Track, Couples, Adventure