The Savoy Yangon is a boutique hotel known for its old world charm and character and service with a smile. Located in the delightful area of Yangon with views of the Shwedagon Pagoda, it makes an ideal base to acquaint yourself with the local culture.
The pool area and garden is highly rated amongst guests
Authentic colonial feeling to the hotel - reminiscent of the elegant British era
Spacious rooms - can easily add an extra bed for children
Located within walking distance of Shwedagon Pagoda
On arrival at this old colonial style hotel, you will be greeted with a refreshing drink before you check-in. The hotel is beautifully decorated with wooden floors and hand picked local artefacts dotted throughout. A stay here is rather authentic and you do feel like you are getting a taste of Burmese culture. Despite being located in a rather busy and lively part of town, as soon as you step into the hotel you are transported into an oasis of calm, away from the frenzy of the streets.
It is very close to the main attractions and shopping centre, just a short taxi ride to downtown, and near to the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda; views of which can be enjoyed from several areas of the hotel. The hotel is home to Kipling's Restaurant where you can enjoy a blend of Western and Asian style cuisine while taking in views of the Pagoda. There is also a charming swimming pool with lounge area and pretty gardens, which is a lovely place to relax.
Rooms are spacious and in keeping with the colonial style of the hotel, but they do have modern amenities such as air-conditioning, TVs and incredibly comfortable beds. There is the choice of either a Deluxe Room or an Executive Suite.
When to visit
The Savoy Hotel is ideally located in picturesque area of Yangon, overlooking the impressive Shwedagon Pagoda - well worth a visit at sunset.
The Savoy Hotel is ideally located in a picturesque area of Yangon, overlooking the Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar's "twinkling wonder" and the nearby People's Park.
Architectural Walking Tour of Yangon
Yangon is full of architectural gems and this walking tour allows you to explore all the highlights on foot, giving you the best experience possible of the city.
Cooking Curries in Yangon
Today enjoy a traditional cooking class with a trip to the local market for the full authentic experience.
This exciting tour gives you the chance to sample the street food and night culture of the former Burmese capital. Travelling by trishaw, and passing many of the city’s most recognisable landmarks, you’ll stop at some of the best local dining spots.
Full Day Yangon City Tour
Spend the day uncovering what makes the city of Yangon so special with its unique history and cultural sites. Through the day your guide will show you all the colonial highlights, interesting markets and of course the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda.
Meditation in a Monastery
Buddhism is key to many people’s lives in Myanmar and today you will have the chance to delve into the religion further, with a meditation session in one of Yangon’s most respected monasteries.
Sightseeing by Elephant Coach
Explore Yangon in style in the fantastic Elephant Coach, a lovely restored colonial era bus. In a previous life the coach was used to transport dignitaries during the war however, today it is the most elegant and luxurious way to see the city.
The Golden Rock
Visit Golden Rock, a seemingly gravity defying monument upon Mt Kyaiktiyo. One of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Myanmar, this pagoda-topped golden boulder is said to house a strand of Buddha’s hair.
Twante by Boat
Today venture outside of Yangon to the quiet and sleepy town of Twante. On this relaxing tour you will be able to experience the more rural side of Myanmar with a cruise along Yangon River and a relaxed explore around Twante.
Yangon Art and Antiques
Yangon is a treasure trove of intriguing art and ancient artefacts. Uncover a unique side of Yangon with a full day tour visiting beautiful galleries and antique shops throughout the city.
Yangon by Night
Yangon by night takes on a different character with its vibrant atmosphere and lively street scenes. This evening tour includes a cruise along the Yangon River to see the sun set, a thrilling trishaw ride to bustling Chinatown, and a stop at a live music
Yangon Cooking Class
Enjoy a unique cultural experience with the chance to learn to cook a selection of traditional and delicious Myanmar dishes under the guidance of Ms Nyo Nyo San, head chef at the award-winning Monsoon Restaurant in Yangon.
Yangon Heritage Tour
Yangon has a rich cultural heritage and today you will be able to explore with your expert guide. During the day stops will include the former headquarters of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company, traditional Armenian Church, Gandhi Hall and Sule Pagoda.
Yangon’s Circle Train and Visit to Dala
Today experience the more local side of Yangon with a ride on the famous Circle Train and a trip to Dala, across the Yangon River.