A romantic, colonial-style mansion dating from the 1920s, Belmond Governor’s Residence is redolent of the days when it was home to the ruler of Myanmar’s southern states.
Located in the elegant Embassy Quarter, Belmond Governor’s Residence conjures up a bygone era while offering every modern pleasure. With its fan-cooled verandas and teak armchairs, step inside and discover the most timeless luxury hotel in Yangon.
Set in a verdant garden dotted with lotus pools, the hotel is truly magical at the end of a day spent visiting the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner is served alfresco in the balmy evening air by lantern-light, as tropical fragrances scent the breeze.
Be perfectly positioned for adventure at Belmond Governor’s Residence in Yangon, Myanmar. Tourist attractions, such as the Shwedagon Pagoda, are within easy reach. Located in the leafy Embassy Quarter, you will be just ten minutes from the city centre and 30 minutes from Yangon airport.
The hotel is perfectly placed for enjoying Yangon’s great cultural attractions. The golden pagodas, fascinating National Museum and lively Bogyoke Market, piled high with local handicrafts, gems and antiques, are just minutes away.
Beyond the city lies a wealth of enticing experiences, including journeys on board the Belmond Road To Mandalay or Belmond Orcaella river cruisers, pristine Ngapali Beach and magical Lake Inle.
With three recognised seasons, Myanmar benefits from a tropical climate and year-round warm temperatures.
Yangon International Airport is well-served by domestic and international airlines. Flights run daily from major cities in Asia as well as parts of Europe.
Transfers can be easily arranged through the hotel when you book online >
It is important to note that visitors cannot drive independently in Myanmar. When hiring a vehicle, a private driver must be hired as well.
Dine in style and experience the exotic delicacies of Myanmar. Belmond Governor’s Residence offers some of the finest bars and restaurants in Yangon, with something for every taste.
Enjoy the exotic, local cuisine of Myanmar, with its subtly blended spice, or select from a wide selection of European specialities. Mandalay Restaurant benefits from a romantic location, surrounded by tropical gardens and lotus ponds.
Burmese Curry Table
Fragrant local curries, vegetables and rice are served buffet style over authentic charcoal burners. Enjoy fresh and spicy salads with ice-cold draught beer and delicate Burmese green tea. Set in a spacious lounge, the restaurant boasts stunning views across the hotel’s gardens and ponds.
The open-air Mindon Lounge is the perfect place to spend a relaxing evening. From light refreshments to cooling cocktails, the shaded garden area entices you to sample the exotic delicacies of Myanmar.
Named after Rudyard Kipling, the bar offers a relaxing atmosphere in which to sample fine wines, signature cocktails, or high-quality teas and coffee.
Services & Amenities
Go for a cooling dip in our fan-shaped swimming pool, or simply relax and take in the atmosphere while you lounge on the comfortable sunbeds.
Boutique and Gift Shop
From beautiful hand-crafted art to stylish fashions made using local fabrics, the boutique and gift shop offers the perfect mementos to remember your time in Myanmar. Luxury toiletries and essential drugstore items are also available.
Tour and Travel Desk
Let us guide you as you discover the Garden City of the East. Our tour and travel desk is available to book excursions or to answer your questions about travel in Myanmar.
The Governor’s Oasis
Discover a range of spa treatments that rejuvenate the body while relaxing the mind. Our expert therapists offer a selection of facial therapies, massages, manicures and pedicures.