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Maing Lown Tawn Road Ward 3, Kalaw 11221 Myanmar
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#2 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Kalaw
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If you’re looking for a budget friendly guest house in Kalaw, look no further than Thitaw II.

For those interested in checking out Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery (0.9 mi) while visiting Kalaw, Thitaw II is a short distance away.

Thitaw II is a budget friendly guest house offering a desk and a seating area in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

Plus, guests can enjoy free breakfast, which has made this a popular choice among travelers visiting Kalaw. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular Kalaw burritos restaurant such as Hostel Picasso, which is a short distance from Thitaw II.

Looking for something to do in Kalaw? Shwe Oo Min Paya (1.0 mi) is a popular attraction that is within walking distance of Thitaw II.

The staff at Thitaw II looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Sa-chan wrote a review Jul 2020
439 contributions17 helpful votes
First of all, I want to mention that the standard room we booked didn’t seem dirty or anything. It was more or less like on the pictures. However, the towels were simply horrible. As a person who travels a lot and has seen over 40 hotels only in Myanmar (expensive hotels as well as budget ones), I consider that it’s showing disregard to your customers when you offer towels like the ones that you can see on my picture. I’m sorry to say that but we’re not dogs to use that kind of towels that obviously need to be changed. Despite the mention on Booking.com that the rooms have toiletries, it actually has only a peace of soap and toilet paper. No shower gel, shampoo or toothbrushes the way it is in 99% of hotels in Myanmar. When we asked about the toothbrushes, we were told that they don’t provide them. To be fair, I have to mention that a staff member came in the evening with the toothbrushes. As you can find it in other reviews, the area is pretty noisy. You can’t sleep because of the dogs barking a few times during the night. The beds are pretty hard and the pillows too big and too hard for us. We decided not to take the “great” breakfast everyone was advertising. I had some coffee (which was only bitter without much aroma) and that was it. The breakfast consists of 2 slices of banana cake, some bread with a piece of sandwich cheese on it and fried rice. The hotel was totally empty, probably because of the Covid-19. Therefore, the atmosphere was depressing. It’s hard to describe but I was happy to leave it. Conclusion: for 15$, you can find much better in Kalaw. You may have to add 2 or 3$ but when you think about your sleep and some minimal comfort, I think it’s better to pay a few dollars more.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Marc De Backer, Owner at Thitaw II
Responded Jul 24, 2020
Hi Sara, I am so sorry to hear your stay with us was not good and experienced a few inconvenience during your stay. As the owner as well as a regular traveler myself, I really do not like these old towels and always renew those and team was instructed regularly to be careful. But one of our team member had made a mistake and management was missed to check it. So I do understand your comment. In future time, please don’t be shy to ask for changing things are not right. Our local team is very kind and they always want to give good service to guests. We all aware the importance of good service and this is just a honest mistake, there is no intention to serve the guests as you wrote in comment. So please do ask immediate action to team in next time. Also thank you for giving us feedback on coffee, we are exploring the better coffee from local production in order to meet with our price and good service for guests. Thank you for staying with us. Your review will serve us to keep our good quality as we offer always to guests.
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owy67 wrote a review Jan 2020
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom28 contributions9 helpful votes
Not a bad word to be said about this place. The rooms are immaculate, the breakfasts are sublime, the surroundings are peaceful and tranquil. We booked for 3 nights and ended up staying for a week. Kalaw centre is an easy 15-20 min walk. We really didn’t want to leave, you can also book your trekking guide to Inle lake here.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Namaste0643 wrote a review Jan 2020
Nice, France164 contributions69 helpful votes
what a good surprise starting from the very charming and professional welcome from Mawhindra who is just a great person doing all he can to make your stay special. even the rest of staff is amazing. Rooms are juwt perfect bbig clean very quiet and very well located 15 mn from the center walking in the vip aera of kalaw. definitely the place to stay thanks
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Coy wrote a review Sep 2019
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar29 contributions10 helpful votes
We stayed there for a week . A bit far from the city center but good for the people who like to go for a walk in the evenings .Breakfast there is good and staffs are helpful . We quite like the guard .
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Sofiya wrote a review Apr 2019
Amsterdam, The Netherlands22 contributions2 helpful votes
I really don’t like to leave bed recommendations however if I’m staying somewhere I do want to know if there are any bed bugs in beds. The place itself is okay, stuff is friendly and rooms are clean. However when I found out that there were bed bugs in my bed it was already midnight. I was watching movie on a bed and there were some little creatures walking on my pillow. I first thought it were just small insects but they kept coming. When I looked more closer I realised that it might be bed bugs as I never seen them before. So I run outside to find someone and luckily the guard was sleeping outside. So I showed him my bed and told him than both of the beds in my room has bedbugs. He was friendly to give me keys of an other room. So I moved all my cloth and checked the beds. It seems that there were no bed bugs in it. However, my night was awful. I kept waking up because I thought the little creatures are walking on me and biting me. And when I did closed my eyes I kept having nightmares about bed bugs. In the morning they changed the sheets and told me that it never happens before and it might be because the windows were open or because I might brought them with me. Or maybe those are not the bed bugs because it never happened before. I showed them the picture I took of one of this bugs, they will leave that room empty for few weeks so no one will stay there. While I think the mattresses should be properly cleaned at least. At the end I still needed to pay the full amount for my stay because I changed the room in the middle of the night. They might give me discount if I stayed in that room 8( I fount the solution to move to an other room at least what they could do and not a luxury that I had. Additionally, because of roadworks or something there was no electricity between 12:00- 18:30. Also hot shower is only available between 21:00 en 6:00, they say due to low water pressure. So it’s up to you if you like to stay there but you defiantly should check the beds if you do.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Marc D, Owner at Thitaw II
Responded Apr 27, 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us. It is pity that you had a bit stressful night. As you mentioned in your review, these are not bed buds and these are insects coming from outside as the windows were opened while you were in room. Thitaw Two is located near the protected forest area, therefore we have a few insects coming from nature depend on seasonal. The cleanliness is our top priority and we do take care bed buds which we never have in our rooms (since we open our place, 2012 to now). We are sorry for your uncomfortable feeling and we will make a note to guests and ourselves to avoid opening windows in night time while insects are active in nature. Hope you have a good trip in Myanmar. Best wishes, Thitaw Lay House team
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PRICE RANGE
$19 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MyanmarShan StateKalaw
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Thitaw II
Which popular attractions are close to Thitaw II?
Nearby attractions include Hi Snack & Drink (0.7 miles), Unlock Kalaw (0.4 miles), and Kalaw Myoma Market (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Thitaw II?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Thitaw II?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Thitaw II?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Thitaw II?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, New Simple Life, and Red House Bar & Restaurant.
Is Thitaw II located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Kalaw.