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Ruby True Hotel

Myat Lay Road | New Bagan, Bagan, Myanmar
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars NEW

The Ruby True met our needs exactly. Simple and good value, The hotel offers the warmest of welcomes to all guests. We strongly recommend travelling around on the e-bikes that the hotel provided for us. It is the best way to visit the temples. Our only minor criticism was that the sound insulation was not great. We had to listen... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staying here was ok. In typical Myanmar fashion with the controlled hotel industry for foreigners, it doesn't pose good value for money relative to the SE Asia region. The restaurant with its staff in black tie uniforms feels 70s hotel esque. The staff do try though. Unfortunately the food was rather lacking, especially for the prices. A bit of a... More 

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Shanghai, China
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here with 2 friends for 2 nights. English communication is difficult and though we requested a third bed on the booking, it was not prepared until we asked for it. Hotel was good for budget travelers but if you want ambience, go somewhere else. Breakfast was not as good as the other budget hotels we've stayed at in Myanmar,... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel shines through on its basic fundamentals. They offer basic accommodation in your own bungalow which consists of a clean bedroom, bathroom and balcony. The most outstanding part of this accommodation though is the service and its staff. They are always friendly, helpful and try to meet your needs to the best of their ability. The matron (or the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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51 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Burma accommodation has excess demand over supply and value for money is therefore rather poor. Bagan is 2nd worst for this, after Yangon. With that in mind, Ruby True can be a good compromise. It is on the outskirts of New Bagan, so rather far from the action. It means it's quiet and good value for large, well equipped rooms... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Had a lovely stay at the Ruby True Hotel. Great staff. Clean, quiet rooms. I chose to eat in the restaurant one night and had an excellent meal. The hotel is about a 15 minute walk from the center of new Bagan, however, the walk never inconvenienced us. (And if you prefer, you can always rent an E Bike) I'd... More 

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This hotel is a bit off the main road in New Bagan, which might seem to be a deterrent, but is actually a blessing. The peaceful sleep we got here helped us stay rested for daily trips of off-roading on e-bikes through the clusters of pagodas interspersed with gorgeous temples and breathtaking sunsets. Don't discount the hotel restaurant just because... More 

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Los Angeles, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Ruby True hotel is a charming, unique place to stay in Bagan. We stayed there for 4 nights and couldn't be happier. Yes, it is a little out of the way, but with the use of e-bikes which is so common in Bagan, this is not even a factor. They call their rooms "bungalows" since they come with their own... More 

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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Ruby True became our home away from home during our stay in Bagan. Although a bit further from some of the restaurants and temples than other hotels, the distance for us made for the best nights of sleep we have had so far in Myanmar. Rooms are spacious and private with great water pressure in the showers. Food in the... More 

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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights and it was the highlight hotel of our 18 night stay in Myanmar. What can we say, all the staff were absolutely brilliant and always ready to assist and aware of our pick up times by our guide, when we got back to the hotel and prepared for us... More 

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Address: Myat Lay Road | New Bagan, Bagan, Myanmar
Location: Myanmar > Mandalay Region > Bagan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
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