Governors Residence

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35 Taw Win Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
(+95-1) 229 860 - (+95-1) 228 260
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The Governor's Residence Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar is an imposing luxury teak mansion hotel dating from the 1920s within the elegant Embassy Quarter of Yangon and close to the spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda. Built in 1920, The Governor's Residence is an imposing Burmese two-story mansion built as the official home of one of the governor's from the southern states of the country...

Description of Governor’s Residence Hotel
The Governor’s Residence Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar is an imposing luxury teak mansion hotel dating from the 1920s within the elegant Embassy Quarter of Yangon and close to the spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda.

Built in 1920, The Governor’s Residence is an imposing Burmese two-story mansion built as the official home of one of the governor’s from the southern states of the country. Overview of Governor Resident hotel Yangon - Governors Residence

It is surrounded by a verdant lotus garden which is overlooked by the hotel’s many glorious verandas. The hotel emanates style and history in a delightful setting.

Location
The Governor’s Residence is located within the elegant Yangon Embassy Quarter and close to the spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda just ten minutes from the city centre and thirty minutes from Yangon airport.
The hotel could not be better placed for enjoying Yangon’s great cultural attractions, including golden pagodas, the fascinating National Museum and lively Bogyoke Market, piled high with local handicrafts, gems and antiques.
Beyond the city lies a wealth of enticing experiences, including journeys on board the Road To Mandalay river cruise ship, pristine Ngapali Beach and magical Lake Inle.

Rooms & Suites
The Governor’s Residence offers beautiful guest rooms and suites luxuriously decorated with teak furniture, tropical cottons and silks and each has a large handmade, free-form bath.

Deluxe Rooms
Deluxe Rooms are spacious and luxuriously decorated in cottons and silks. With an inner courtyard view, the rooms are 39 square metres in size and offer double or twin beds, comfortably accommodating 2 people with an extra bed available for a third. The room features a sitting area with writing desk, minibar and internet connection. The bathroom with under-floor heating has a large terrazzo bath.

Deluxe Garden View Room
Located throughout The Governors Residence on all floors, our Deluxe Garden View Rooms have stunning views of our private lotus garden, towering trees and free-form pool. Decorated with luxurious tropical cottons and silks, these rooms are 39 square metres in size and offer double or twin beds.
Also provided in your room is a sitting area with writing desk, minibar and internet connection. The large marble bathroom has underfloor heating.

Governor’s Room
The superior Governor’s Rooms have been newly renovated according to a concept that combines traditional materials and motifs with modern luxury. Teak and silk are used lavishly throughout the rooms, while typical Burmese patterns have been worked into a contemporary design. Furthermore, hi-tech conveniences such as flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi Internet access are included in the room amenities.
The bed space, either king-size or twin queen-size, is distinguished by a canopy in carved teakwood, while a silk shade screen at the foot of the bed adds a feeling of privacy. Other room facilities include a writing desk, a 26-inch LCD TV screen and a minibar.
Each Governor’s Room has an en-suite bathroom with double sinks and a large walk-in shower, hidden behind ornate double doors decorated with silk panels and elaborate Burmese woodcarvings.

Junior Suites
Our Junior Suites are beautifully decorated in tropical cottons and silks and overlook the private lotus garden, towering trees and free-form pool.
The suites are 48 sqm is size and offer one bedroom with a double bed and a large living room space. The large bathroom features a free-form terrazzo bath.
In-room facilities include a well stocked mini-bar, satellite TV, IDD telephone, safe deposit box, individual air conditioning control, smoke detector, 220 volts electricity and a hair dryer.

Two Bedroom Junior Suite
The Two Bedroom Junior Suite at The Governor’s Residence offers two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with twin beds and there is a connecting door between the two rooms. The suite is 60 square metres in size and can accommodate up to four guests. The bathroom features a large free-form terrazzo bath.
In-room facilities include a well stocked mini-bar, satellite TV, IDD telephone, safe deposit box, individual air conditioning control, smoke detector, 220 volts electricity and a hair dryer.

Room Amenities
Air- Conditioning
In-Room Safe
Hair Dryer
FREE Wireless Internet Access
International Direct Dial Telephone
Mini-Bar
Slippers
Bathrobes
Satellite TV
Work Desk
110V AC/220V AC
Bottled Water
Welcome Fruit Basket
Show Shine Service
Iron or Ironing Service available

Guest Services
* 24 hour room service offering both exotic delicacies of Myanmar and outstanding French cuisine
* Free unlimited broadband internet and e-mail access in the hotel business centre
* Maid service
* Tour and travel desk
* Airport transfer arrangements
* Taxi services
* Daily laundry service
* Well qualified baby-sitters
* Turndown service
* Doctors on call

Dining
Burmese food culture is based on sharing with monks, to whom many of the Buddhist Myanmar offer food on daily basis.
Dine in style at The Governor’s Residence and experience the exotic delicacies of Myanmar, this secret tropical cuisine so redolent of the spices, textures and flavours of both this country and its neighbours.

Mandalay Restaurant
The Mandalay Restaurant, the main restaurant at The Governor’s Residence, is located in the original part of this former Residence of the Kaya Governor, overlooking the private garden and serves delicious Asian and European cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Breakfast
Served between 04.30am and 10.30am.
A buffet breakfast of Continental and Asian specialities is served early in the morning from 04.30am for our guests who wish to rise early to visit the many delights that Yangon and the surrounding area has to offer. Alternatively, you can enjoy breakfast at your leisure at any time until 10.30am.

Lunch and Dinner
Lunch – 12.00am to 2.30pm.

Dinner – 07.00pm to 10.30pm.
Discover the exotic local cuisine of Myanmar, with its subtly blended spices and flavours. Alternatively, select one of the Western specialities from the menu created by our expatriate Chef, offering both European classics and French cuisine with a local twist.

Mindon Lounge
The open air colonial-style Mindon Lounge is perfect for evening relaxation and overlooks the beautiful green ceramic pool and gardens.
This palatial room exudes comfort and the delightful shady garden area entices guests to sample the exotic delicacies of Myanmar in the wonderful outdoor surroundings.
The Mindon Lounge is open between 07.00am and 11.00pm and serves light refreshments and drinks. Lunch and dinner are served for special events and activities upon request.
From October to March enjoy traditional performances and dances from Myanmar in the evening.

Kipling Bar
Named after the countries most celebrated advocate, the Kipling bar offers a relaxing atmosphere and a chance to reflect on somewhere ‘œquite unlike any land you know’.

The Kipling Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional long iced drink, a local beer or something more indulgent!
The Bar is open between 07.00am and 11.00pm and serves light refreshments and drinks.

Room Service
Enjoy the luxury of eating in the sanctity of your own room or suite, with our dedicated room service available 24 hours day.
During restaurant hours we also pleased to offer our ” al carte” menu allowing you to sample the delights of our restaurant without leaving the comfort of your room.

Leisure & Activities
The Governor’s Residence, surrounded by verdant lotus ponds, leafy gardens and a fan-shaped swimming pool offers the perfect retreat for guests to simply, sit back and relax.
Exploration of Yangon and the surrounding area is also a must and we would be delighted to arrange a variety of tours and excursions for you during your stay with a private guide.

Swimming Pool
A beautiful feature of the Governor’s Residence is the fan-shaped swimming pool surrounded by stylish and comfortable sunbeds for the ultimate relaxation and serenity.
A pool menu is available from 10.00am until 6.00pm. Relax and enjoy a range of Asian specialities including our “Mindon Satay”, and other exquisite salads, freshly squeezed tropical fruits juices and maybe even our ‘“Governor’s Smile” cocktail.

Massage Treatments
Myanmar has a long tradition of Spa treatments, so much so that for many it has become a daily part of life. The most visible of which is the Thanaka, a thick yellow paste that is commonly smeared on the face. As with many traditions in Myanmar, this has been elevated to an art form and it is not uncommon to see women and children adorned in elaborate patterns. Thanaka boasts excellent healing prosperities, cooling and rejuvenating the skin.
At the Governor’s Residence we employ the finest of Myanmar’s spa traditions to create a truly unique experience, perfect for after a long tour of the beautiful surrounding area.

 

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