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Ruby True Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here for 2 nights in the low season and as a result pretty much had the place to myself. The hotel grounds are green and shady, which makes for a welcome return after a long hot day of exploring Bagan by bike and dusty road. The room was large and well equipped. Wifi worked well. The hotel is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this place after reading all the wonderful reviews here and surely was not disappointed. Wah Wah the Manager took care of our transfers from Mandalay to Bagan by taxi, and everything after that - tour guide, ebikes and helpful suggestions on places to visit and eat. The support staff is also really warm and genuine. Being vegetarians, they made... More 

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Thank enigmaiyer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The property itself is beautiful and quiet -- it's a few blocks off the main street. Our guesthouse was very clean, large, and comfortable (AC unit!). What really made all the difference was the WONDERFUL staff. We ate at Ruby True's kitchen for dinner and breakfast - the food was great and the service was impeccable. We also rented motorbikes... More 

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Thank Isabel F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Good thing: you have privacy in your own little cabine Could be better: it's old, sometimes a bit smelly and it isn't very clean. The (e)bikes aren't included, so you have to pay extra every time you rent them, that was a pity (and you will need them, because it's too far to walk to Old Bagan).

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Set in a chilled garden setting, feeling quite tropical - It was all the little touches that made the difference here. Wah Wah (the manager) couldn't do enough to make you feel more welcome. Think of this as your home, she tells you when you arrive. After having cruised around on e-bikes in the dusty heat all day, there's nothing... More 

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Albany, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

After a long and dusty six hour ride from Mandalay, nothing was better than being greeted by WahWah and her lovely staff with cool towels, juice, and warm smiles. The tone of our stay was set from the beginning! The hotel itself has lovely manicured grounds--the walk from the main building to our room included lots of shaded paths and... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We stayed in Ruby True Hotel for a few days, in order to explore the amazing Bagan plains. A very good location to start from, and the delightful owner will arrange your transport so you can make your own way. Bikes can be rented from the front porch, and she can arrange a horse and cart as well. The hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The reviews we'd read convinced us to choose this hotel, and we're so glad we did - it really is like home away from home. Our room was everything we needed, with an efficient air con and comfortable facilities. The gardens are lovely to meander through with tall trees and beautiful flowers. (We had a lot of rain during our... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We felt right at home from the moment we arrived. Wawa was so kind and welcoming, we just loved staying here. She helped arrange bikes for us, told us where to go for sunrise and sunset, told us good spots to eat, and made us feel like part of the Ruby True family. The rooms were great for the price,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I can't add a huge amount to what other travellers have written below about the warm welcome you get from Wawa and her team to the oasis that is Ruby True! The rooms are in bamboo chalets channeling traditional Burmese homes but with comforts including air-con, a fridge, and UK three-pin plug sockets. The perfectly manicured gardens are a great... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ruby True Hotel

Address: Myat Lay Road | New Bagan, Bagan, Myanmar
Location: Myanmar > Mandalay Region > Bagan
Price Range: $45 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ruby True Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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