Governor’s Residence, A Belmond Hotel, Yangon
Excellently placed within the city’s Embassy Quarter, Governor’s Residence, A Belmond Hotel, Yangon is a romantic, colonial-style mansion set in beautiful gardens dotted with lotus pools. The mansion dates back to the 1920’s and is one of the most timeless luxury hotels in Yangon. Operated under the prestigious Belmond, this all-teak mansion has been restored to its former glory. There’s an air of calm throughout the hotel. This refined hotel in the Embassy Quarter is 3 km from the 99m-tall Shwedagon Pagoda and 15 km from Yangon International Airport.
Facilities & Activities:
The best quality service accompanying its extensive facilities will make you get the ultimate holiday experience. A beautiful feature of Belmond Governor’s Residence is the fan-shaped swimming pool surrounded by stylish and comfortable sunbeds for the ultimate relaxation and serenity. Other amenities include 2 chic restaurants (1 on a waterside terrace), plus a lounge bar, a spa, and a garden with lotus ponds. The hotel’s fitness center is a must-try during your stay here. Guests can enjoy complimentary bicycle tours. Guests can spend some quiet time in the library, or take a relaxing stroll along the lotus ponds. The hotel provides ticketing and currency exchange services, while travel arrangements can be made at the tour desk.
Rooms & Suites:
A variety of rooms are available at A Belmond Hotel, Yangon, each reflecting Burma’s unique heritage, combined with contemporary luxury. The airy, elegant rooms include free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and minibars, as well as sitting areas. Suites add separate living rooms with sofabeds, and upgraded suites offer 2 bedrooms. Each well-appointed room an suite bathroom with a large sunken bathtub. Intricately-carved teak and lavish silks endow the rooms with traditional Burmese elegance, while modern furnishings and facilities usher the rooms to providing a new level of guest comfort.
The hotel has three dining venues in addition to 24-hour room service. The al fresco Mandalay restaurant serves local, Asian and European dishes under fragrant trees. The Burmese Curry Table is upstairs in the open-air dining room with views over the hotel’s gardens and ponds. The Mindon Lounge and the Kipling Bar are wonderfully-relaxing spots to while away an evening over imported drinks.
Hotel Rating: *****
Hotel Address: 35 Taw Win Road, Yangon, Myanmar
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