Apart from being an exciting offbeat tourist destination, Yangon is also Myanmar’s largest city. It is the country’s commercial hub that’s set amongst the largest number of colonial-era buildings in Southeast Asia. The commercial center of the city is around Sule Pagoda which is said to be more than 2,000 years old. Earlier known as Rangoon, the city is currently reaping benefits of liberalization with a surge of new restaurants, bars and shops. If you are looking for a budget stay at a comfy hotel in Yangon, then your search ends here. Here’s a list of 10 of the best-rated budget hotels in Yangon.
Best Western Chinatown Hotel is an excellent city hotel, conveniently located just a few minutes away from Yangon Central Railway Station. For a relatively budget hotel, Best Western is a hotel chain so you don’t have to compromise on room standards or comfort. The hotel has very good staff and is very well maintained. You get all the comforts and amenities that you would expect, such as free WiFi, a minibar, working desk, free toiletries, and an in-room safe. In a nutshell, this is a good option if you’re looking for value for money and want to stay in the commercial area of Yangon.
In the list of budget hotels, this is one of the most reasonable hotels to stay. The Royal Holiday Hotel also offers an option to choose a windowless room for a lower price. The rooms are sleek and contemporary. Apart from the usual amenities like free WiFi, a hairdryer and an in-room safe, the hotel also offers currency exchange services.
Located right next to the Shwedagon Pagoda, a location doesn’t get any more prime than the Merchant Art Boutique Hotel. If you want to go about exploring the city’s history, sightseeing ancient landmarks and indulging in everything Yangon has to offer then this is a great location to stay. As its name implies, the hotel interiors are craftily dolled up with various arts and paintings, and even its rooms offer the same artistic aesthetic.
This is a relaxed retro style hotel, located walking distance from the Shwedagon Pagoda. The interiors are traditional yet fancy. This property is perfect for a night or two if you are traveling for business. It also has Bunk Bed Dormitory Rooms with shared bathrooms. It is one of the best sellers in Yangon on Booking.com amongst business travelers. The property also has free WiFi and free public parking, and some rooms even have bathtub apart from the shower.
Guests can enjoy Thai, European and Chinese cuisines at the restaurant.
A fairly new property, this modern chic hotel is set in downtown Yangon, 1.6 kilometers (0.9 miles) from Sule Pagoda. What sets this property apart is that it has a shared kitchen area located on every floor! So, you can indulge in some food therapy of your own. Its rooms are spacious and clean, and some of them also have a seating area where you can unwind after spending another hectic day outdoors. If you do not mind using a shared bathroom, then this property has pretty good discounts on such rooms.
Address: No.49, Hledan Street (Middle Block), Lanmadaw Township
Crystal Palace Hotel is located in the downtown area offering a decent, cozy, non-fancy, value for money rooms. You can choose from the balcony with view or city/landmark view rooms. All rooms are clean, chic and equipped with basic amenities such as a minibar, tea/coffee maker, free toiletries, and a hairdryer.
Crystal Palace Hotel
Address: 219,Shwegon Daing Road,Bahan,
Daily housekeeping Trouser press Packed lunches Laundry Kid meals Internet services Lift Non-smoking rooms
As the hotel’s name might suggest, Thanlwin Guesthouse is geared towards people who are looking for a homely place to crash at the end of a long day. Their rooms offer an old-worldly charm, pristine white walls with a minimalistic vibe, wooden accents, clean, and spacious area. If you enjoy staying in hostels, then this property also has dormitory bunk beds, free breakfast, free private parking and free WiFi. Need you ask for anything more?
Address: Pyinnyawaddy Estate (behind Sedona Hotel), Yankin Township
Laundry Free WiFi WiFi Available Garden Non-smoking throughout Tour desk Private parking On-site parking
Apart from its unconventional name, this stylish hotel offers panoramic views of the city’s skyline. 8Day Hotel is located 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) from Shwedagon Pagoda and 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) from Sule Pagoda. Apart from all basic amenities, this hotel also offers car hire, free parking, free airport shuttle service and free WiFi.
Address: No. 299, Wazayandar Road, Thin Gan Gyan Township
24-hour security Ticket service Designated smoking area Shared lounge/TV area Garden Air conditioning Laundry Shuttle service (additional charge)
Shaped like a king’s mansion, this beautiful property gives the feel of a coastal resort. Alas! There’s no sea here, but you can still unwind at the property. Set in one of the best locations in Yangon, tucked far away from the city center and near the airport, this is one of the most favored hotels for couples. If you intend to stay for one or two nights and would like to stay closer to the airport, then this is the best property for you!
Mango Hill Inn
Address: No.148-K, Mg Mg Soe Lane, A1 Block, 9 miles, Mayangone Township
Airport shuttle Ticket service Airport shuttle (additional charge) Free WiFi WiFi available in all areas Free parking Express check-in/check-out WiFi Available
The Clover Hotel is a trendy hotel with breathtaking views of the Shwedagon Pagoda. The hotel has swanky, modern, colorful interiors that liven up the ambiance of the place. The aesthetics of all room are pleasantly done with white walls and bright orange/yellow accents given here and there. The hotel offers all the conveniences that you can get right from free WiFi, private parking, business facilities such as fax and photocopier and complimentary breakfast.
Address: No.7A, Wingabar Road , Bahan Township , Yangon Myanmar
Lift Concierge service Air conditioning Smoke alarms Restaurant Security alarm Free parking Ticket service
Affordable stay in Yangon
Enjoy the convenience of budget hotels and make the most of your travel to Myanmar without shelling extra!
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