Private hotels and Guesthouses
For those who want to avoid government run hotels for any reason, Maymyo (Pyinoolwin) has a number of nice hotels. A number of new private owned hotels open after 1988. Some of these are listed below.
This one was open in 2002 as a Singapore joint venture hotel. It was a converted 1921 English Warden’s lodge near Kandawgyi lake, with new bungalows in the garden outside. All rooms are facing the Kandawgyi Lake. There is no TV or phone in the rooms – this is a hotel to take a real rest! The hotel is situated in Nandar Road, Maymyo, phone 085-21839, 21840, 01-20 20 71 (Yangon for booking), fax: 085-22497. Contact email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Prices start at US$ 40 for bungalow and US$ 50 for rooms in the main building.
Mya Nan Dar Hotel
This hotel is situated 2 km outside the town on the road to Lashio. All rooms have TV, fan, nice balcony with attached private bathroom and hot water. Contact phone is 085-21922, 21015. Prices start at US$ 15 for single and US$ 20 for double room.
Royal Parkview Hotel
This hotel is located just outside the ring road. 20 stylish wooden floored rooms are comfortable and clean. Basic rooms have no air-con (usually not necessary in the cool weather of Maymyo) and with shower while more expensive rooms have air-con and bathtub. Prices start at US$ 25 for standard room. Contact phone is 085-22647, 22641, 21915, fax 21210, email: email@example.com.
Sweety Land Hotel
Located in Club Road, near Maymyo Golf Club. It was newly opened in 2006 with luxury chalets. Contact 085-21348.
Thiri Myanmar Hotel
Newly opened hotel with comfortable rooms in main building and rooms and suites in chalets. Swimming pool included. Room rate starts at US$ 30. Contact 38 B, Forest Road, Maymyo (Pyinoolwin), phone 085-22483, 21081.
Editor’s Note: Many of the above information has been obtained from our reference book Lonely Planet Guide to Myanmar (Burma). This is a very good guide book on Myanmar, and essential book that you must bring on your trip to Myanmar. The book can be obtained from Amazon store.