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The Strand

Why We Love This Hotel :

Location: The Strand is located on the Yangon River in the heart of the shopping and diplomatic district of the city

History: Built in 1901, The Strand is Myanmar's most famous hotel, patronized by prominent 20th century figures.

Service: Butlers work 24/7 to ensure guests have everything they need.

The Strand boasts a luxurious teakwood spa room and a business center for the convenience of traveling execs. A limousine airport service and property-wide WiFi ensure guests have all the modern support required for a comfortable stay.


Executive travelers can make use of the business center with copy, fax and print facilities, WiFi, and modern conference facilities.


The onsite spa at the Strand offers a luxurious double treatment room furnished in calming earth tones, with a range of indulgent and pampering rituals available. Traditional Myanmar massage and the Strand signature massage are highlights.

Elegant colonial spaces and period mahogany furnishings set the scene for world-class international dining. Guests can enjoy European fare or sample a Burmese afternoon tea set in the lobby café or play billiards with a signature Strand cocktail.

Lobby Lounge

Guests can meet and greet in style in the Lobby Lounge, with a selection of drinks and snacks on offer. Rattan furnishings, colonial architectural details and live Burmese music create a welcoming ambience. Open from 10am to 11pm.

The Strand Bar

This popular teak bar is a longstanding favorite drinking venue in Yangon, serving a wide range of beverages from 10am to 11pm. There's a Happy Hour every day and signature drinks include the Strand Sour.

The Strand Cafe

Located by the lobby, the Strand Cafe is open all day, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus light meals, drinks and afternoon tea. Local Mohynga noodles offer guests a taste of ethnic cuisine.

The Strand Grill

Marble floors, soaring ceilings and chandeliers create a decadent environment for fine dining at the Strand Grill. Open for dinner from 6pm to 11pm.



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Our co-founder Jay Tindall has been visiting Myanmar since 1993. He prefers to escape to remote areas such as Loikaw & the Chin State, as well as sailing in the Mergui Islands.
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