Rupar Mandalar is an oasis of cool and calm, a charming boutique hotel tucked amidst landscaped gardens in the eastern outskirts of Mandalay. The property is just a short 15-minute drive away from the center of Mandalay.
At a Glance
Just 16 guestrooms, all traditionally Burmese in style
The largest swimming pool in Mandalay
Extensive on site gem shop selling the finest rubies and jade
Enjoy a relaxing Burmese style massage in beautiful surroundings in the spa
Explore the surroundings independently by bicycle
Explore the hotel's jewelry shop and treat yourself to a Burmese Jadeite Jade bracelet - the perfect memento from your adventure!Victoria Hogg
Rupar Mandalar is a chic resort offering an irresistible blend of contemporary comforts and traditional Burmese culture. The 16 guest rooms are richly adorned with intricate Burmese carvings, rattan furniture and silk textiles, giving an air of elegance and sophistication to the teakwood-panelled interiors. Throughout its well-conceived rooms and public areas, the Rupar Mandalar retains an intimate, spacious and distinctly exotic feel.
The resort’s recreational facilities include a lovely swimming pool by which to relax after exploring Mandalay and are further complemented by a spa, sauna, fitness center and tennis court. For the more intrepid, bicycles are available for rental for peddling across the city’s wide streets or to seek out the countless pagodas and villages in the outskirts.
After a day of discovery, return to the Rupar Mandalar and soothe tired muscles with a refreshing massage or spa session. In the evening, enjoy with a meal at the restaurants which serve a diverse array of culinary specialties, ranging from Burmese and Thai to seafood and European.
If you are looking for a taste of traditional Burmese living in Mandalay, Rupar Mandalar Resort makes a great choice. This charming boutique hotel also makes a good base for exploring Mandalay’s landmarks such as the historic royal palace and the iconic Mandalay Hill.
You can choose from a range of rooms and suites to suit your preferences. The rooms are all spacious in size and luxurious in design. The décor is typically Burmese complete with teak floors, walls and ceilings.
These rooms have a double bed, en-suite, built-in wardrobes and lovely flowers to adorn it.
The Junior suites have a separate living room and kitchen. A local chef can be hired. The suite measures 107 sq.m.
The family suite is more of a villa so it has a homely feel to it.
This suite is complete with a spacious living room, private meeting room and a private bar. It measures 264 sq.m
The hotel features a restaurant, a bar, a fitness suite, a spa, tennis courts, bicycles to hire, a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a free form swimming pool.
Location & Directions
Rupar Mandalar is tucked amidst landscaped gardens, on the corner of 53rd & 30th street in the eastern outskirts of Mandalay.
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.