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The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate

Bagan, Burma

The Hotel at Tharabar Gate is located in the ancient capital of the Burmese Empire, Bagan. Surrounded by more than 4000 ancient temples and pagodas, you will be enchanted by the breathtaking views, personal service and delightful rooms.

At a Glance

  • Located right by the original walls of the ancient city by Tharabar Gate

  • The spa is fantastic value - a 2-hour massage for around $50

  • The impressive Ananda temple is within easy walking distance

  • You can hire bicycles from the hotel to go exploring on your own

  • One of the best ways to see the incredible temples is by taking a hot air balloon at sunrise

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Insider's View

Whilst staying in Bagan, be sure to take a hot air balloon flight over the stunning plains to marvel at the stunning ancient temples

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Enjoy a romantic candlelit poolside dinner - pure bliss!

Victoria Hogg

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The pool here is beautiful and the perfect spot to enjoy an hour or two of R&R after days exploring the incredible surrounding temples of Bagan

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From the hotel you can easily get a bicycle, which is the perfect way to enjoy the surrounding temples.

Sarah Rowan

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Located in the heart of Bagan, there are plenty of good restaurants and bars in the surrounding area

Clare Monro

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Enjoy sunrise from a nearby pagoda and take some spectacular photographs.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate or take a look at our itineraries to Bagan


The hotel offers 84 luxury rooms including four Suites, set in pretty gardens filled with tropical flora and native birds. Every room is decorated with teak floors and typical Burmese furniture, complete with air conditioning and some have a small terraced area for relaxing. Internet and Wi-Fi is available in the lobby.

The Hotel offers two dining choices, one in the French Garden and the open-air Ananda Restaurant, with the option to dine in your room available 24 hours a day. Bicycles can be hired from the hotel should you wish to venture off in search of some of the more distant ruins and explore at your own pace, the hotel is within close range of some of the stunning temples including the impressive Ananda.

After a day of sightseeing, experience the spa with signature treatments from Myanmar and Thailand, perfect for reviving tired muscles following your exploration of Bagan.


The hotel has 84 rooms, including four Suites. Every room is decorated with teak floors and typical Burmese furniture. All rooms are fully air-conditioned and feature a telephone line, Sat-Television, safety deposit box, mini bar and a private garden.


There are two restaurants, the French Garden and the open-air Ananda Restaurant, with 24 hour in-room dining also available.


The 24 hour butler service can arrange transport, guides, sightseeing tours, or book a balloon ride with our "Balloons Over Bagan" to view the many pagodas from the air. For relaxation after a day of sightseeing, experience the Spa with signature treatments from Burma and Thailand.

Location & Directions

Bagan, Burma

The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate is ideally located right in front of the legendary gate of the 10th century city of Bagan, just 15 minutes from the airport.

When to go

The best time to visit Burma is during the dry season from November to April. At this time the warm and sunny days are ideal for sightseeing throughout the country. The temperatures start to rise in March and May to September is best avoided as this is the rainy season when sightseeing can become difficult.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate or take a look at our itineraries to Bagan

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