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

Mandalay Hill Resort

Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel is centrally located at the foot of Mandalay Hill meaning that rooms offer panoramic views of either the sacred ground of Mandalay Hill or the Royal Palace and its beautiful moat. 

Why We Like
•    Kipling's Lounge is one of the most happening bars in town with live music and a good atmosphere
•    All 206 rooms and suites are decorated in warm colours and fitted with modern amenities
•    Make your way to the fabulous spa, located in the hotel grounds, and enjoy a special pampering sessions

Best for
Couples, Families, Business, Culture

Pristine Lotus
(Inle Lake)

The Pristine Lotus Spa Resort at Inle Lake features a natural spa (hot spring) and high-quality designer accommodation affording great views of the Lake. Positioned at a rare vantage point, Pristine Lotus Spa Resort's main facilities and villas offer great views of the lake and the Shan hills beyond. 

Why We Like
•    One of the few properties on the lake that is set back and in an elevated position, giving wonderful sweeping views
•    Enjoy a dip in the natural hot spring pools to relax after a day of sightseeing
•    Enjoy one of 49 private villas all to yourself
•    Not just content with a spa, the hotel also features a sauna and steam room

Best For
Adventure, Culture, Couples

Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min Hotel
(Inle Lake)

Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min offers a modern and contemporary take on the more traditional accommodation found around Inle Lake. This is the perfect option for those looking for all the creature comforts of an international hotel.

Why We Like
•    The resort offers four different room categories, all are spacious with a contemporary design and full amenities.
•    the Sunset Restaurant and Bar located on stilts over the lake with great views and a perfect place to catch sunset
•    In addition the resort has a gym, a Spa, a library and one of the best swimming pools on the lake.

Best For
Couples, Family, Honeymooners, Adventure

Thanakha Inle Hotel
(Inle Lake)

Thanakha Inle Hotel is a charming hotel ideally located on the lakeshore with a Burmese touch and full of warmth. You will feel like at home while staying in the centre of the bustling Nyaung Shwe. 

Why We Like
•    A delightful boutique hotel, containing only 26 rooms
•    Each room has a heartfelt design with a delicate mix of wood, Burmese fabrics and natural light
•    The rooms are really quiet with efficient sound proofing and a nice view over the tropical garden.
•    You will enjoy simple, home-made vegetarian food with fresh products in the Jetty Restaurant 

Best For
Couples, Family, Teenagers, Adventure

Popa Mountain Resort

Superbly located overlooking Mt Popa and the spectacular National Park beyond, Popa Mountain Resort is perfect for exploring the countryside surrounding Bagan.

Why We Like
•    Accommodation is designed to a modern Burmese aesthetic, with a tropical feel and plenty of natural materials
•    Rooms are bright and airy thanks to the wall-to-wall windows
•    The outside pool offers startling views across the valley, and features a pleasant stone terrace on which to relax 
•    The acclaimed restaurant and extensive terracing provides a perfect place to relax and take in the breathtaking scenery,

Best For
Couples, Families, Adventure, Culture

Aureum Palace

The Aureum Palace is a luxury hotel located in Bagan and is uniquely situated within the Bagan Archaeological Preservation Zone, therefore providing some of the best views of any hotel in the area.

Why We Like
•    The largest of all hotels in Bagan
•    Best views overlooking pagodas and stupas
•    Fantastic villas with private outdoor areas offering views
•    Large swimming pool
•    Lots of choice with restaurants

Best For
Couples, Family, Honeymooners

Thiripyitsaya Sancutary Resort

Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort sprawls over 24 acres of landscaped gardens featuring flowering plants and tropical trees. The hotels architecture, which has made the most of the property's river view, is in Myanmar style utilising teak and native stone as well as Bagan brick.

Why We Like
•    One of Bagan's original and grandest hotels, it has been extensively renovated in the last few years
•    All of the rooms and suites are made with local wood and materials
•    Enjoy breakfast in the morning on the terrace overlooking the majestic Irrawaddy river
•    Situated in Old Bagan, close to some of Bagan’s most famous pagodas

Best For
Culture, Honeymooners, Family