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The Strand Hotel

Yangon, Burma

The Strand is a three-storey Victorian-style hotel located in the heart of downtown Yangon with a rich and colorful history dating back to 1901.

At a Glance

  • The hotel is a beautifully restored Victorian mansion, built in 1901

  • Located on the banks of the Yangon River

  • An iconic colonial hotel

  • An excellent afternoon tea is served daily in the Lobby Lounge

  • Centrally located in the heart of Downtown, making it easy to explore the area on foot

Culture, Family, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Located on the banks of the Yangon River, The Strand is housed in a restored Victorian mansion that exudes history.

Victoria Hogg

Insider's View

Take advantage of The Strand's fantastic location right in the heart of Old Town Yangon. Surrounded by stunning heritage buildings you feel like you have truly stepped back in time.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Make sure you get to sample their home-made chocolates, they are to die for!

Sarah Rowan

Insider's View

If you want to experience rural Myanmar from Yangon, cross the road in front of the Strand and head to Dala by ferry - this is a great way of avoiding lots of other tourists and visiting local villages.

Scott Dunn team

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to The Strand Hotel or take a look at our itineraries to Yangon


The property is charming and full of character with a friendly atmosphere. It has a rich history having opened its doors in 1901 and then remaining open through years of political unrest. The building is grand and colonial in style, with high ceilings and sweeping staircases.

The Strand has just 31 suites, all enjoying 24-hour butler service. The suites are light and airy, with high ceilings and a generous sized living area. The beds are indulgently comfortable and the bathrooms are very spacious. There are four different room categories to choose from, increasing in size, but all decked out to a similar standard and style.

The food options at The Strand range from the relaxed and informal Strand Bar and Strand Grill to the elegant Strand Cafe, with its marble floors and fine cuisine. The hotel spa is open seven days a week, providing wonderful massage treatments. Advanced booking is necessary as there is only one treatment room.

The hotel has an intimate feel to it, while retaining its high level of luxury and service. The location in the heart of Yangon is ideal and you can easily wander out from there to a number of the city's main attractions.


With just 31 suites this boutique hotel provides a friendly, intimate atmosphere. Each suite comes with 24 hour personalized butler service, an in-house safe, fully stocked mini bar, satellite TV and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Superior Suite
Deluxe Suite
Executive Suite
The Strand Suite


The food options range from the more casual with the delightful Strand Bar, serving cocktails and nibbles, or The Strand Cafe, offering afternoon tea; to the elegant Strand Grill, perfect for fine dining.

Location & Directions

Yangon, Burma

Located on Strand Road in the commercial and diplomatic districts of Yangon, The Strand overlooks the Yangon River.

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 Strand Hotel or take a look at our itineraries to Yangon

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