Belmond Governor’s Residence Yangon

Asia Myanmar
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
Belmond Governor
17 December 2022

A romantic, colonial-style mansion dating from the 1920s, Governor’s Residence is one of the most timeless luxury hotels in Yangon. Set in a verdant garden dotted with lotus pools, the hotel is truly magical at the end of a day spent visiting the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner is served alfresco in the balmy evening air by lantern-light, as tropical fragrances scent the breeze.

Go for a cooling dip in our fan-shaped swimming pool, or simply relax and take in the atmosphere while you lounge on the comfortable sunbeds. It’s the perfect spot to while away the hours after a day spent exploring the life of the city.

Let us be your guide you as you discover the Garden City of the East. Our tour and travel desk is available to book excursions or to answer your questions about travel in Myanmar. From market visits to temple tours, we’ll help make your dream trip a reality.

From beautiful hand-crafted art to stylish fashions made using local fabrics, the boutique and gift shop offers the perfect mementos to remember your time in Myanmar. You’ll also find many souvenirs perfect for friends and family. Luxury toiletries and essential drugstore items are also available, to help you feel at home while you’re with us.

Belmond are committed to improving the lives of the local communities around our hotel and river cruise. Through our locally based non-profit organisation, we aim to improve education, healthcare and poverty within Myanmar. Find out more on the website for our sister ship, Belmond Road to Mandalay.

Perched on the edge of fast-paced Yangon in the leafy Embassy Quarter, Governor’s Residence is a tranquil haven. Exotic gardens, fan-cooled verandas and carved teak details conjure up the elegance of a bygone era.

Stretch out indoors among sumptuous silks and crisp linens, or step outside for a secluded cocktail under the stars. For an extra touch of luxury, treat yourself to a spacious suite.

Go all-out on luxury at one of the most sensational hotels Yangon has to offer. Spacious and exquisitely furnished Suites are a luxurious sanctuary in this exotic city. Suites offer a blissful retreat after a day sightseeing in Yangon.

Discover some of the finest accommodation in Yangon. As one of the most timeless Myanmar hotels, these rooms honour our rich history. Hardwood floors, intricate woodcarvings and delicate silks are perfectly complemented by modern luxuries.

Go all out on luxury. Book a Governor’s Room, Two-Bedroom Junior Suite or Junior Suite and anticipate an unforgettable escape in Yangon.

Overlooking the private lotus garden, Junior Suites feature one bedroom with a king bed or two twin beds and a large living room space.

Hardwood floors, intricate woodcarvings and delicate silks are perfectly complemented by modern luxuries. A hand-carved bed canopy takes centre stage, while silk panels lead to the spacious bathroom.

Find some of the finest restaurants in Yangon within tropical gardens dotted with lotus ponds. Lunch on a medley of exotic delicacies at Burmese Table. Mix European fare with local favourites at Mandalay Restaurant. Sip cocktails by moonlight in our alfresco lounge. At Governor’s Residence, there’s something to tempt you at any hour.

The scent of spices fills the air as you tuck into an unforgettable dinner. Our chef expertly weaves local produce into traditional Burmese and classic European dishes, creating a menu alive with colour. Why not try Myanmar smoked catfish or grilled sea prawns with pineapple puree? For the sweet toothed, a mango and passionfruit parfait could be the perfect finale.

Take your seat for an exquisite dinner in our spacious lounge, overlooking the flower-filled gardens beyond. While vibrant butterflies and birds dance outside, begin your feast with an ice-cold draught beer or delicate green tea. Next up, fragrant local curries, tender vegetables and sticky rice are served buffet-style over authentic charcoal burners.

Enjoy a timeless tradition served with a contemporary twist. Take a seat in the 1920’s colonial-style Mindon Lounge. Sweet and savoury delights are prepared with Burmese flair, complete with a glass of Rosé wine and Myanmar teas. Soak up views of the tranquil garden and admire work from local artists adorning the lounge.

Peruse a bustling local market to learn about the exotic ingredients central to Myanmar cuisine. On your return, our expert chef will guide you in the preparation of a delicious traditional salad. For an extra treat, why not upgrade the experience to include a tasty buffet lunch?

While vibrant butterflies and birds dance outside, begin your feast with an ice-cold draught beer or delicate green tea. Next up, fragrant local curries, tender vegetables and sticky rice are served buffet-style over authentic charcoal burners.

Named after the author of The Road to Mandalay, this bar is ideal for a morning coffee or cosy nightcap. Have the barman mix a signature cocktail or pick a wine from our extensive selection.

Step into a world of botanical bliss at the most exclusive spa in Yangon. Revitalise with traditional organic ingredients, including cedarwood, jasmine and rose essential oils. Ancient healing practices are applied with modern understanding, leaving you feeling relaxed and rebalanced.

The holistic ethos of ILA makes its products stand out from the rest. Their nourishing, rebalancing scrubs, balms and oils work in perfect harmony with our treatments to set you on the path to wellbeing.

With its timeless elegance, palm-fringed walkways and glorious gardens, Governor’s Residence is unmatched among Myanmar event venues. Sit down to a sumptuous banquet in Mindon Lounge; enjoy an intimate meal at Mandalay Restaurant; or opt for a cosy cocktail party at Kipling Bar. Our charming facilities and warm-hearted service ensure celebrations of all sizes are a spectacular success.

For those looking to talk business over a round of golf, Pun Hlaing Golf Club is ideal. Impress clients or colleagues at this challenging 18-hole course with breathtaking city views.

The experience includes green fees and use of a Powerbilt golf set, cart for two and grade “A” caddy and luxury transfer with an English-speaking driver. A complimentary hour-long massage at Pun Hlaing Estate’s Oasis Spa helps you unwind post-game.

There’s no shortage of things to do in Yangon, and Governor’s Residence is perfectly placed for exciting local expeditions. Enjoy colourful market tours, hone your skills with hands-on cookery classes or visit the many awe-inspiring pagodas dotted around the city.

The most iconic sight of Yangon, visit Shwedagon Pagoda at sunrise to see it in truly magical light. Led by a private guide, join locals and make an offering to your planetary post.

It’s a unique way to experience local life and learn about Myanmar’s astrology. This 3-hour tour begins at 7am and includes private guide, driver and entrance fees. Suitable for up to 4 guests. Contact us for pricing details.

There’s a lot to explore near Yangon. Pay your respects at the immaculately maintained Han Thar Wa De War Cemetery or venture out to Bago, Myanmar’s ancient capital and seaport. History enthusiasts won’t want to miss Myanmar’s fascinating museums, such as the intriguing National Museum and dazzling Myanmar Gems Museum.

Grand, shimmering pagodas and stupas are an iconic image of Yangon. Arrange a trip to visit the Botahtaung or Sule Pagodas, said to enshrine the hair of the Buddha. Or head to the sacred Shwedagon Pagoda, which is plated with more than 8,000 solid gold slabs.

Crossing the Bago River, you’ll visit the vibrant market in Syriam before driving to Kyauk-Tan. Feel the wind in your hair on a boat trip to the unique Ye-Le Pagoda, set on a small island in the middle of the river. Explore the rich artwork, and keep an eye out for the colourful ogres that guard this mystical site.

Yangon markets provide a feast for all the senses. Pick up the perfect souvenir at Bogyoke Market or browse through the rich fabrics at Mingalar Market. For a truly authentic experience, visit Hledan Market early in the morning to witness locals stocking up on fresh fruits and meats.

Tour a local market and learn all about the exotic ingredients that make up Myanmar’s mouth-watering cuisine. When you return to the hotel, our chef will guide you in preparing a delicious traditional salad. For an extra treat, upgrade the activity to include a buffet lunch brimming with fresh seasonal fare.

Indulge in a round at the spectacular Pun Hlaing Golf Club, just a short drive from the hotel. Bookable Tuesday to Sunday, this package includes green fees, use of a Powerbilt golf set, a cart for two, grade ‘A’ caddy, luxury transfer and an hour-long massage at Pun Hlaing Estate’s Oasis Spa.

Rooms: 49
Price: from 299 EUR per night


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