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Sule Shangri-La Yangon
Ranked #6 of 163 Hotels in Yangon (Rangoon)
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 May 2013

It is a good place to stay, the staff get a little cranky when the check in is a busy, not the best But I was upgraded and got a nice view. welcome. However overall the staff is very helpful and friendly,. the rooms are nicely decorated. It is centrally located and has good internet connection.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 21 May 2013 via mobile

I stayed there for 3 nights (16-19 May). Overall check in was fast and the staff was not hesitant at all to break our USD into smaller notes although it has holes in it. Moneychangers in airport didn't!

Room was smaller than the one in Kuala Lumpur, which was surprising. However what I like the most was each time I asked for any amenities to be sent to my room, it was exceedingly fast!

Didn't eat the breakfast cuz wanted to tryout the local food! Alot of reviews said it was great though, maybe next time I will tryout.

Overall it was a good stay and since I redeemed my Golden Circle points, it was a free stay for me, thus make it even more worth it. Loved it and.wouldn't mind coming back to Yangon again!

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in a standard room with an extra bed for our 5 year old. We put our 4 year old on the couch which they supplied a sheet for. It was quite tight but worked. Breakfast is tremendous - loads of variety. All food / drink is priced for tourists at exorbitant rates - go out to get loads better value. It is well located. Pool area was very nice - gym also looked great although i didn't get to use it and renovations didn't bother us too much. Overall it was very pleasant. Prices of hotels in Myanmar have skyrocketed - compared to for example Bangkok - value for money is pretty poor and they charge a heap for an extra bed (we paid $65 USD), however it is definitely worth a visit.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Thank JoInSing
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Reviewed 19 May 2013

stayed here for 4 nights and it's the best there is in Yangon. Breakfast at Traders never disappoint though KL still serves up the best. Wifi connectivity was excellent all around the hotel and its complimentary. Excellent water pressure in the bathroom, the rooms were refurbished so it's all good. though it cant be compared to other cities.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 19 May 2013

Stayed on a short business trip. Staff were great and the room extremely comfortable. A highlight was the superb food laid on a the Traders Club in the afternoons. Other random comments:
- The wifi worked well throughout the hotel which was handly.
- If just arriving in Myanmar, I would recommend just catching a taxi (about US$8 fixed price) from the airport.
- The hotel is really well located. Only a stones throw from the sprawling Bokyoke Market (previously known as Scott Market).
- Remember to take good quality (new) US$ notes for your visit to Myanmar and a reminder that your cell phone will almost certainly have no reception.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 19 May 2013

I stayed for 3 nights. The club rooms were on higher floors and the view of the Shwedagon Pagoda from the corner room was fantastic. The bathroom and its amenities were good. I was told by regular guests that while under renovation the club lounge was moved to a smaller room without views. Happy hour was quite satisfying with good food and socializing. Breakfast was great with high quality food. Location is excellent in the center of town with most destinations I needed within walking distance. The hotel is one of the few establishments in Burma that takes credit cards.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 19 May 2013

Although my friend and I did not stay here we went for the cocktails and to use wifi as this hotel is AMAZING for both. Friendly staff are very attentive but also leave you to it to surf the net and prices for cocktails are very reasonable.
Great location and highly recommended as a place to meet people, connect with the world and have a break from the busy ness and heat of Yangon...

Room Tip: Go here just for the wifi as it is so rare in Myanmar :-)
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Additional Information about Sule Shangri-La Yangon

Address: 223 Sule Pagoda Rd. | Pabedan Township, Yangon (Rangoon) 11182, Myanmar
Region: Myanmar > Yangon Region > Yangon (Rangoon)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Yangon (Rangoon)
#3 Business Hotel in Yangon (Rangoon)
#3 Family Hotel in Yangon (Rangoon)
#6 Spa Hotel in Yangon (Rangoon)
#6 Luxury Hotel in Yangon (Rangoon)
Price Range: £103 - £155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sule Shangri-La Yangon 4.5*
Number of rooms: 474
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern 22 story Hotel centrally located across from Bogyoke Market, in Yangon's business, cultural & shopping district. ... more   less 
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Traders Hotel Yangon Rangoon
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