PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Built in 1901. One of Asia’s few grand colonial hotels, recognized as a national landmark.
  • The finest hostelry East of Suez» wrote British author John Murray in his 1911 Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma and Ceylon about The Strand.
  • Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham, George Orwell, Noël Coward and Lord Mountbatten are among the celebrated guests to make themselves at home on these teak and marble floors, and to hold court over The Strand’s iconic cocktails on the mahogany and ebony lacquered rattan furniture.
  • Like the hotel’s 1989 restoration, which remained true to its architectural past under renowned hotelier Adrian Zecha, in 2016 once again The Strand emerges from a programme of thoughtful refreshments.
  • This newly revitalised icon is matched in style, service and comforts by The Strand Cruise, our 25-luxury cabin custom river cruiser which extends the Strand experience along Myanmar’s fabled Ayeyarwady River.

EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE

We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

ACTIVITIES:


Art & Culture

The irrefutable Buddhist soul of Yangon, Shwedagon Pagoda with its shimmering gilded stupa is the most recognizable monument in Myanmar.



River Gallery

Myanmar’s premiere art space, home to works by the country’s leading artists, and a source for news and views about Myanmar’s art scene.



Shopping

Long known for its intricately painted lacquer bowls, Myanmar today offers many more treasures to be collected. Built by the British in 1926, Bogyoke Aung San Market (formerly Scott Market) is located ten minutes from The Strand.



Local Dining

The Strand guests rightly rave about House of Memories serving authentic Myanmar cuisine inside in an ambience-rich, hundred year old mansion set among tropical gardens. Go back in time as well at Le Planteur in a colonial villa hidden near Shwedagon Pagoda, though here you’ll dine on contemporary interpretations of Indochine cuisine along with an extensive wine list and imported cheeses.Inside a historic shop house near The Strand, Monsoon Restaurant & Bar delivers consistently popular Myanmar, Thai, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnamese dishes.



Recreational Pursuit

Invigorating active pursuits offer another perspective on modern Myanmar. Four scenic courses dot the landscape around our city, making it an unexpected haven for serious golfers: the 18-hole Yangon Golf Club established in 1909 and considered Yangon’s best greens due to its attractive layout amidst tress and rolling hills.

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The Strand Hotel Yangon

Author John Murray in his 1911 ‘Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma and Ceylon’ declared The Strand as “the finest hostelry East of Suez”, a title it has enjoyed for more than 100 years.

Built in 1901 and acquired soon after by the Sarkies brothers, famed for the likes of Raffles in Singapore and The E&O in Penang, The Strand Hotel remains one of Asia’s most enduring and awe-inspiring Colonial landmarks.

Like the hotel’s 1989 restoration, which remained true to its architectural past under renowned hotelier Adrian Zecha, in 2016 once again The Strand emerges from a programme of thoughtful refreshments. The beloved chandeliers, charming ceiling fans and authentic period furnishings, which have long served as the backdrop to this singular meeting place of famous explorers and raconteurs, remain. Past meets present among strategic upgrades including advanced air-conditioning and in-room technologies, as well as in the extensive staff training to ensure flawless personalised service which lives up to this grand and glamorous setting

Polished teak floor to high-pitched ceiling, each of The Strand’s 32 suites have been elegantly ushered into the 21st century with vintage inspired textiles, original artwork and calming neutral hues.

All retain their timeless enchantments and lacquer craftsmanship for which Myanmar is renowned, while modern technologies and state-of-the-art communication systems bring this classic Grande Dame resolutely into the present.

Near floor-to-ceiling windows welcome Yangon’s abundance of natural light during the day while The Strand’s dedicated, English-speaking butlers attend to guests’ needs around the clock, providing tailored attendance whether it’s through in-room dining, recommending places to visit or assisting guests throughout their stay.

Superior Suite

Somerset Maugham would appreciate these generous 55m2 Suites, where lacquer fans whirl from the high ceiling, and the latest technology ensures a seamless connection to the modern world.
Black and white photographs reflect The Strand’s distinguished past, handwoven bed linen, a spacious bathroom with a double basin and a deep soak bathtub complete with bespoke amenities. After a relaxing bath, wrap yourself in our luxurious Egyptian cotton bathrobes and towels.

Executive Suite

Our Executive Suites, overlooking the Yangon River, allows for the perfect escape, enjoying the sheer spaciousness and sense of comfort within this 65m2 haven.
Each Executive Suite boasts a well-appointed sitting room, reflecting The Strand’s distinguished past, with guests pampered with handwoven cotton bedding, a spacious bathroom with a double basin and a deep soak bathtub complete with bespoke amenities. After a relaxing bath, wrap yourself in our luxurious Egyptian cotton bathrobes and towels.

Deluxe Suite

One can easily imagine Noël Coward taking inspiration from our Deluxe Suite, each a generous 60m2 and extending to a spacious sitting room while enjoying High tea or relaxing after a day of sightseeing.
Black and white photographs reflect The Strand’s distinguished past, handwoven bed linen, a spacious bathroom with a double basin and a deep soak bathtub complete with bespoke amenities. After a relaxing bath, wrap yourself in our luxurious Egyptian cotton bathrobes and towels.

Strand Suite

One of a kind and measuring 200m2, The Strand Suite centres on the hand carved four-poster bed, adorned with the finest Scottish linen, as well as a private sitting room and an intimate study, poised between the dark polished teak floors and high Victorian ceilings . Wrap yourself in the finest Egyptian cotton bathrobes and towels, all the while enjoying the enormous double bathroom. The generous living area is the perfect venue to host an evening cocktail with your guests, before dinner within your private dining room, capable of hosting 10 guests with a private kitchenette and attendant butler to compliment the dining experience.

The Strand Hotel offers guests a variety of dining experiences, whether you join us for a sumptuous breakfast, a light lunch or even our renowned Strand High tea, our selection will definitely tempt your taste buds. A range of dishes are on offer, and our selection ranges from traditional Myanmar food, handmade pastries to a fine dining experience guided by our Executive Chef’s numerous travels around Myanmar, sourcing ingredients and recipes that have been used for centuries

The Strand Café

Escape the bustle of Yangon, and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast, a light meal or the Strand High tea, a long-standing tradition that harks back to Myanmar’s Colonial past. Using only the freshest ingredients, sourced at grass roots level to maintain the authentic feel of what is on offer, The Strand Café has a variety of dining options available.

Sarkies Bar at The Strand

Sarkies bar has offered an escape from the bustle of Yangon for travellers, explorers and raconteurs alike for over a century, whether enjoying a sundowner, cocktails or a single malt from our extensive selection. This historic watering hole offers guests an oasis of calm, with its teak-panelled interior and intimate setting, whatever the occasion.

The Strand Restaurant

The Strand Restaurant features a beautifully restored dining room with a seating capacity for 45 guests, as well an intimate Private dining room seating an additional 10 guests. The menu features both modern European and classic French cuisine, seamlessly blending quality imported ingredients with the varied organic produce found in Myanmar. Our Executive Chef Patrick Périé invites guests to join him as he continues his journey of culinary excellence set amidst the splendour of this historical dining room, offering a choice of either a tasting menu or seasonal a la carte fare.

Take the time to relax. Step back and look at the world with fresh eyes and just live in the moment. Linger by the poolside then gently glide through the water with a few laps. Get pampered in one of our two therapy rooms. Or really pick up the pace and enjoy an invigorating workout session in the fitness room. At The Strand Hotel, your time is yours alone, the kind you take to fully savour each instant.

Swimming Pool

Escape the bustle of the city, and experience an oasis of calm as you relax alongside our swimming pool facilities set amidst a tropical garden, and enjoy the sun as you revitalise with a refreshing drink or cocktail, and snacks from our all-day menu.

Therapy Rooms

Soaring colonial ceilings, polished wooden floors and Burmese antiques create a unique sense of place inside The Strand’s therapy rooms. Intimate yet spacious, the 2 therapy rooms can be booked exclusively for single or couple’s therapies. The therapy rooms at The Strand Yangon offer a comprehensive treatment menu, including a Traditional Myanmar Massage and a Signature Strand Massage.

Fitness Room

The Strand Fitness room makes staying in shape a highlight of your travels. The well-spaced, all-new facility is ideally arranged for energising workouts with an invigorating garden view. Concentrate on raising your fitness with everything on hand, from complimentary fresh towels to drinking water and fresh fruit baskets to refuel after the session.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Yangon, Myanmar
Nearest Airport
Yangon International Airport, Yangon
Local Currency
Burmese kyat
Time Change
GMT +6:30
Language
Burmese
Best time to go
Best visited between November to February is the peak season.

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