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Shwe Inn Tha Floating Resort

Inle Lake, Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
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Ranked #10 of 20 Hotels in Nyaungshwe
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay here - the hotel is comprised of quaint bungalows that are set directly above the lake. It feels a bit dated, and isn't luxurious, but it's charming. The food is uninspiring but well priced - whereas the cocktails are both excellent and cheap (especially at happy hour!) Also had a great experience at the spa.

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Willemstad, null, Netherlands Antilles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We researched this location on Trip Advisor before we chose this hotel. We picked this one because it has a pool. It is a truly magical experience to enter a hotel by boat. We were warmly greeted. Our family of 5 had 2 separate bungalows and they were very charming. The view from the rooms and all over this floating... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights with kids aged 3, 5 and 8. The family room was good with plently of room. However, the air con was not working in one of the rooms. A plug in conditioner was eventually provided on Day 2 but it did not get very cool (we did get the contents of the mini-bar free in compensation).... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not look like 4* hotel Far from land and quality of room is very poor . Not recommended for families with baby . Noise of boats stars from 04:00 till 22:00. If you want quite and elite holiday you need to check alternatives .water supply from the lake ,even you can not brush your teeth

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Pacific Grove, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The SIT is one of several "floating" resorts. Like the other Inle hotels the complex is built on stilts over the lake. The rooms are undergoing renovation so request a newer unit. The rooms are large, with views over the water. The baths tend to be problematic for some but it's part of the "rustic" experience. The service is good,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very disappointed, Hotel is over 1hr by boat from the jetty and they do not provide any complimentary transportation. So expect to pay at least 15000kyat every time you want to go one way. The hotel is right on a major boat transport water way so from 6am to 7pm every 5-10seconds a very loud and smelly long boat drives... More 

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San Francisco, California
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

So, I have a weakness for water taxis ever since I visited Venice so many years ago. The boat trip from Nyaung Shwe to Shwe Inn Tha was a 45 minute excursion across the length of Inle Lake, culminating with the waterway entrance to the hotel. The location was great for boat tours as most sights are nearby, with Indein... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I was very disappointed with this hotel, maybe I had high expectation since the photos online looked quite nice. I regretting booking this place and actually tried to ask if we could cancel the 2nd night. My boyfriend got really sick when we arrived and had to stay in the room all day, he could barely sleep as the boats... More 

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Milford On Sea Uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

One of the older Hotels on Inle lake good position but could do with smartening up. An ideal base for touring the lake. We were part of a small mature well behaved group, here for 3 nights You will need a good jumper, fleece, waterproof as the mornings are really cold. There is some boat noise early in the morning,... More 

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I'm not positive this hotel was really floating (it looks like it may be built on stilts), but it is beautiful and it was quite exciting to stay in the middle of the lake. The only transportation is by boat, but there's lots to see on any boat ride. Our bungalow was roomy and comfortable and all meals at the... More 

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