Discover the best places to stay in Mogok with this selection of hand-picked hotels. Our travel experts have selected these properties for their unique local flavor and the exceptional service they offer.
Mogok is famous for its gemstones, but the town has much more to offer than just that. It’s home to a rich culture and stunning natural landscapes that make it an unforgettable destination.
1. Mount Mogok Hotel
Located within the mountains, this hotel offers comfortable rooms with mountain views. It also features a bar and a restaurant. The staff at Mount Mogok Hotel can help guests with reservations and sightseeing tours.
The town of Mogok is known for its gemstones, but it has much more to offer than just that. Its stunning landscapes and unique culture make it an ideal place for travelers to explore. Whether you are looking to explore the local trails or attend one of the many festivals, there is something for everyone in Mogok.
The best time to visit Mogok is between November and February, when the weather is cool and dry. However, this is the peak season for tourism, so be prepared for larger crowds and higher prices. If you are looking for a more affordable option, consider visiting during the off-season from May to September. This will allow you to experience the city without the large crowds. It will also be cooler and more comfortable.
2. Golden Butterfly Hotel
The bright orange Golden Butterfly Hotel stands out on the tranquil dead-end side lane it calls home. Two Apsara statues in stone urns flank the front door and there’s a lot of shimmery gold and hardwood accents around, giving it a somewhat psychedelic feel. The 25 rooms are similarly colorful, painted a vibrant reddish-orange and furnished with sofas and desks. They also include flat-screen TVs, mini bar fridges, and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms have balconies, and all have baths that come with robes, slippers, and toiletries.
A small spa upstairs has four massage beds, and the hotel offers a complimentary half-hour massage for all guests. It’s a decent list of features for a property this size, although breakfast is not included.
The restaurant serves both Khmer and Western dishes, and there’s a coffee bar in the lobby. Room service is also available. Those with their own cars can use the on-site parking facilities, and there’s a free airport shuttle as well. The front desk has helpful English-speaking staff, and can arrange a city tour for you as well.
3. Bagan View Hotel
The rooms at Bagan View Hotel are spacious, comfortable and well serviced with a range of amenities. The staff here are particularly friendly and helpful. They helped arrange cycle hire for us to get around the sites and gave some great advice about what to do with our time there.
The hotel also has a restaurant that serves breakfast. Guests can also enjoy a drink at the on-site bar/lounge. A children’s pool, a rooftop terrace and a library are also featured at the hotel. Concierge services and a complimentary grocery shopping service are available. Parking is free on site.
Rooms at Bagan View Hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV and cable channels. They also have a refrigerator and a mini bar. Bathrooms include a separate toilet and shower, along with hairdryers and bath sheets. Free breakfast is provided each morning. A variety of dining options are within a 10-minute walk of the property, including Black Rose and La Pizza 2. Those staying at the hotel can indulge in a range of on-site leisure activities, such as hiking and cycling.
4. Melia Yangon
Located on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road and overlooking the scenic beauty of Inya Lake, Melia Yangon offers 429 fashionable rooms with state-of-the-art amenities. The hotel is connected directly to Myanmar Plaza shopping mall and office towers and just a short drive from the iconic Shwedagon Pagoda.
Guests can enjoy all-day access to The Level Lounge, a private lounge for the executive floor, that offers spectacular city views and exclusive services such as an exquisite private breakfast, afternoon tea and a choice of drinks during cocktail hours. Other amenities available to guests include limo/town car service and concierge services.
The hotel offers an outdoor pool, sauna and gym. For those seeking some relaxation, there is a full-service spa where you can indulge in massages and body treatments.
The hotel’s restaurants and bars offer delicious cuisine. Olea is the hotel’s restaurant offering dishes of European cuisine, while The Market is an all-day dining venue in an authentic open market setting. Those wanting to eat in can try the coffee shop/cafe or order room service for a meal in the comfort of their rooms.
5. Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min
This enchanting boutique hotel on the shore of picturesque Inle Lake is the latest property from the Sofitel brand in Myanmar, joining AccorHotels’ impressive regional push. Built between rice fields and floating gardens, it seamlessly combines authentic Myanmar style with the latest technology in its 101 suites.
Rooms feature either a balcony or terrace, which is a great way to take in the stunning natural scenery. Some even offer views of the magical lake. In addition to a variety of restaurants and bars, there is also a spa and wellness center to enjoy a relaxing experience.
This hotel is within a 20-minute drive of Jumping Cat Monastery and the wooden Inle Lake boat village, as well as a 35-minute drive from Heho Airport. A number of popular attractions are also within easy reach, including Kalaw and Phaung-Daw-U Pagoda. Guests can relax at the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool and the onsite bar. Alternatively, the hotel’s restaurant offers an array of local cuisine for guests to try.