The Strand Hotel Yangon is Burma’s most iconic and elegant 5-star hotels in Yangon. The Strand reminds travelers of the country’s Grand Colonial Splendor. The Victorian icon, fully renovated in 1995, was built during the British Empire The Strand was one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. The Strand offers a luxury incomparable to other hotels with large suites, lazily whirring ceiling fans, teak floors and luxurious bathrooms. Guests can outside overlook the river from the large verandah.
Declared “the finest hostelry East of Suez” by John Murray in his Handbook for Travelers written in the early 20th century, the 1901-built three storey 5-star hotel in Yangon remains one of Southeast Asia’s few grand colonial hotels and one of its most awe inspiring.
The Strand is located on Strand Road, close to the Yangon River in the main commercial and diplomatic district. Sule Pagoda is 700 metres from The Strand, Yangon, while Shwedagon Pagoda is 3.5 km from the property. Yangon International Airport is 15 km away. Yangon downtown is a great choice for travelers interested in street food, architecture and markets.