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May Shan Hotel

115 - 117 Sule Paya Road | Kyauktada Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Ranked #45 of 120 Yangon (Rangoon) B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bigfork, Montana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a great little hotel...nothing fancy just good friendly,helpful service combined with a great location,clean rooms and some serious air conditioners. The lady who runs the place is a great source of local information and very helpful with tips on getting around town. The location makes it easy to get to any area of town either by a short... More 

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Brittany, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

I arrived fram Bagan by night bus and just take a room for the day before taking another night bus. They have been customer oreinted and asked only for half the price of the room. The room is cleaned, you have even a bath tube and last but not least the WIFI is the best I had since i am... More 

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Santa Cruz La Laguna, Solola, Guatemala
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I liked the May Shan, though it is nothing fancy. The lobby reminds me of my grandfather's living room. Old style furniture, the family tv, a bit of clutter. Our room is the triple and overlooks the street. One has a view of the 2,000 year old Sule Paya, though it is not a direct view. The room is clean... More 

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Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

The hotel, located at the centre of the downtown, was very convenient for us to move anywhere. Besides, a few interesting establishment such as Sule Pagoda, Independence Tower, Bangali Mosque, Aung Sun Market etc. are very close. Swedagpn Pagoda and Inya Lake are not far from the place too.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is right downtown which is great and next to sule pagoda. They offer a fine breakfast and there is good tv in the room. However, there are no windows, the room is really dusty, the shower had no curtain, the toilet seat had a crack, and the wifi was so so. The people are friendly but that is about... More 

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Nova Scotia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

As others have said the May Shan is in a great location. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The room was too small for the bed and furniture. My other half had to exit from the foot of the bed and squeeze by to get to the washroom. We too, found the AC fan too much and had to turn... More 

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Dumfries
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We used this hotel for our first 3 nights in Myanmar, another night in the middle of our holiday (waiting for an internal flight) and our last night before leaving at the end of our holiday. The last two bookings were made only once we were in Rangoon, which is an indication of how satisfied we were with our first... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The most expensive and by far, the worst of all the hotels in which we had stayed during two-week trip in Myanmar. Extremely small bedroom with aggressive air conditioning blowing directly into the direction of the bed and impossible to set, so your options are a) to switch it off and to suffocate, b) to leave it on and to... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodge
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This hotel is cheap and that's a very good thing in Yangon. However, do not expect too much. The rooms are clean but really need a renovation. The bathroom was very old and ran down. It is clean but just very basic, without comfort or charm. The location is perfect, right next to Sule Pagoda. Many shops and local restaurants... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed at this hotel during our first few hours in Yangon. We arrived in Yangon at around 4pm and had an early flight the next day. We needed a budget place to crash for a few hours that is also conveniently located near Sule and Shwedagon Pagoda. This hotel is located right across Sule Pagoda and the City Hall.... More 

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