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Golden Island Cottages

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i have been there last year September with family. The one thing i would like to highlight is the hotel in house mini-bar or souvenir purchase, normally hotel charges at higher rate as we all know, but this hotel charge slightly expensive than the outside local market value for in-house dining and beverages, and souvenir sales. Another thing is the...

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new zeland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm stuck between giving this a 5 or 4 star rating, but ended up giving it a 5 because in all of the places I've ever stayed at this one is really unique. You stay in a rattan cabin on stilts out in the lake! I mean where else in the world would you do that! The hotel is run...

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

My first impulse was to rate this property 5 stars. However, thinking twice I realised that for us it was only the setting that we found 'Excellent'. It is absolutely drop dead gorgeous...very, very pretty! The other things like the accommodations, facilities, service, etc., we'd rate average/good. While the Intha people are the ethnic majority on the lake, it's the...

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff and the most beautiful sunset I saw in Myanmar! Worth to stay in the lake but remind there is boat engine sound at night which may disturb your sleep! Nice recovery spot after trekking from Kalaw.

Thank janetlwy
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This hotel has spectacular views and a location that just can't be beat! It's close to many of the main tourist attractions, which makes for easy and relaxed sightseeing. If you're debating whether or not you should stay on the lake- look no further. The staff welcome you (back) with drums and glowing smiles each time you return to the...

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

This was my favourite place during 8 days in Myanmar. We had an amazing view of the sunset from our balcony and the room was clean and spacious. We were greeted by traditional music upon our arrival and the reception area is comfy and spacious. This is a unique place and a must when staying in this area. It is...

Thank shrimpchip
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I *want* to like GIC more than I do, but the truth is that, despite a positive attitude, and an overall eagerness, they miss the mark on a few key pieces. First, however, let's start with location. On the basis of purely location, this is a 5-star setting. Cottages on stilts in the middle of a beautiful, mirror-still lake? How...

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

One of the good examples to paradise on earth. Lovely resort, terrific villas, beautiful structures, bridges, gardening - The landscape inventor should get a prize. It is a very large place but still calm and romantic due to many hidden corners. each villa is a private entity..

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed there last week and had an amazing experience. The location is beautiful with well maintained cottages. Lobely view of the surrounding lake. Bird watchers can enjoy the morning time here. Service & food was excellent.

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 days in December 2016 and this was the best hotel I've done in Myanmar. The view is fantastic, the location is breathtaking. The rooms are spacious and clean. The downside is the restaurant which is not very good, and you don't have much choice as you are far from the town. Don't hesitate to take...

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Address: No. 65 Circular Road, Hawgone Qr | Nampan Village, Inle Lake, Taunggyi, Myanmar
Region: Myanmar > Shan State > Taunggyi
Price Range: £48 - £63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Island Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Golden Island Cottages Hotel Taunggyi
Golden Island Hotel
Golden Island Resort
Golden Island Cottages Myanmar/Taunggyi
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“Choose the room with the lake view”
myintl, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“they are all good”
majnz, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Nampan property's deluxe bungalows”
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nojoNbeans, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room away from reception”
shrimpchip, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 200 series rooms have a gorgeous sunset view, but are also closest to the noisiest part of the lake - Double-edged sword”
btrain16, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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