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ViewPoint Lodge & Fine Cuisines

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Near Talk Nan Bridge and Canal | Shan State, Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe, Myanmar (Formerly View Point Inn)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights. Accommodation was a very cute cabin -loved the mosquito net over the 4 poster bed, which staff unravelled every night. The lodge has an emphasis on high quality (and safely handled) cuisine. The food not only met our expectations but exceeded them; as a result we took all meals in the lodge. The hotel is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Viewpoint Hotel sits at the foot of the bridge over the canal leading into Lake Inle. Not a quiet location, especially if the local temple plays its early morning prayer chants, but so convenient for the canal landing and access to the attractions of the lake. Each eco-constructed cottage sits on stilts above the canal. Lovely views over the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although slightly expensive for Myanmar standards, well worth the money. We stayed in a cottage which was spacious and beautifully decorated. We particularly enjoyed having our own terrace over the water to relax on in the evenings. The staff were super friendly and helpful, particularly the GM. The hotel is well located, a very short walk from the main streets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it was rather expensive for Myanmar standards, the value was definitely worth it. The cabin we stayed in was like a small little house with a small living room and a great bathroom. Everything was very wel thought of and most important the restaurant is one of the best we visited in Myanmar. And after a long day of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming hotel - the rooms are all small villas on stilts in a little lake. Location is great, just on the edge of town near the river (from where all the boat trips depart from to Inle lake). Food is great and the staff are wonderful. Definitely my top recommendation for this area.

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LONDON
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed at Viewpoint for two nights in a cottage on stilts. The setting, cottage and main building were all perfect. We had drinks on our balcony overlooking the rice fields followed by dinner in the restaurant and all excellent. Friendly, helpful staff. A good place to stay as its in town and better than being at one of the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We came only for dinner and tried the tasting menu with a wide variety of Shan dishes -- the restaurant environment was very nice and we enjoyed trying out the many salads and curries. The local wine wasnt to our taste, but the many other drinks and wines were excellent

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Warwickshire
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43 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Yes, great location, good size cottages and staff who were very charming and always smiling. The convenience to the tourist boats that take you to Inle lake was excellent and to sit in the upstairs restaurant and watch daily life on the river was wonderful. A 10 minute stroll into Nyaungshwe allowed you access to the day and night activities... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Viewpoint offers beautifully appointed wooden chalets which each sit on stilts. Everything in the construction and operation of the hotel has taken account of its ecological impact - but that need not impact your stay at all. The hotel restaurant serves the most fantastic food - mainly centred on the local Shan cuisine. But the prices are very reasonable, even... More 

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Mermaid Waters, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Eco hotel with over-water villas. Relaxed atmosphere and overall feel to hotel. Centrally located for touring Lake Inle via boat as boat jetty next door to hotel. Close to town (5 min walk). Breakfast included - excellent range and quality. Dinner menu has excellent range of local cuisine and the food is outstanding quality and very reasonably priced. Villas well... More 

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