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The Governor's Residence

The Governor's Residence, Yangon (Rangoon)

At a Glance


  • quiet and serene
  • lovely pool
  • superb service
  • free, fast Wi-Fi


  • not within walking distance of downtown
  • condition of hailed taxis varies enormously

The Governor's Residence Review

It's a trip back in time at this 1920s colonial-style mansion located on a quiet backstreet in the Embassy Quarter of Yangon, a true respite from the grit and grime of downtown with a lovely pool and gardens; spacious, well-appointed rooms; and tasteful teak- and cream-accented decor. Guests have complete control of the in-room central a/c, which goes very low—necessary during Burma's sweltering summers. Service is impeccable. Breakfast on the veranda overlooking the pool and gardens is a delicious, tranquil way to kick off a long day of sightseeing.

    Hotel Details

  • 470 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 07-24-2013

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