I stayed ten days at the Kandawgyi Palace while working in Yangon. The hotel is well located, within walking distance of Shwedagon Pagoda and the Zoo, and a short taxi ride to the old downtown area with some good local restaurants (recommend Monsoon but try some of the old traditional eating places, where the food is tasty and cheap) and many beautiful old colonial buildings. I had a nice sufficiently spacious room, acceptable wi-fi access and with a lovely view over the lake. The AC was fierce and overzealous, but the management were responsive to my complaint. The breakfast is vast and with a very broad range of food for all types. The pool is fine and overlooks the lake. The garden is a thick tropical plantation, attractive to walk through. The only major thing missing is a gym or health centre, though one is proposed. The service was always pleasant and helpful. Basically, a good hotel.
Ask for room facing the lake and take a room with a double bed, even if going solo, as the two bedde...
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May 21, 2013
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Thank you very much for choosing Kandawgyi Palace for your recent stay in Yangon, Myanmar. We have read your comments about the hotel and its services on the trip advisor. We greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority.
It is very important for us that our guests’ experiences are shared. We are happy to read that you enjoyed location of the hotel. pool, room, break and services. We are sorry for the inconvenience of aircon was too cold. We have a plan to build gym and waiting for the permission.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and we hope to see you again soon at Kandawgyi Palace.
Zaw Myo Tun
Rooms Division Manager.
Kandawgyi Palace Hotel
Chief Organization Officer
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