Hotel by the Red Canal

Location: Mandalay | Burma

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

The Hotel by the Red Canal is an intimate hotel that provides the perfect romantic retreat, blending luxury accommodation with colourful exotic trappings and an idyllic setting.
Perfect forCouples who want to stay in the historic and royal centre of Mandalay.
In the knowFor an added luxury, book the ‘Chin’ room, which has a quiet stream gurgling nearby and views over the beautiful grounds.

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

The Hotel by the Red Canal is five minutes from the Royal Palace and only 15 minutes from the city's many attractions.

Rooms at Hotel by the Red Canal

The hotel feels like a cosy oriental palace with neo-traditional roof gables, tribal-themed suites and wonderful teak furnishings. The 25 suites have been uniquely decorated with beautiful ethnic artefacts, furniture made from rattan and mother of pearl, and traditional Burmese fabrics.

Food & drink

Dinner can be enjoyed at the chic restaurant, Spice Garden, which primarily focuses on delicious poultry, seafood and vegetarian dishes, accompanied by freshly baked rotis (homemade Indian breads), or tuck into a golden land curry, a regional speciality.


Retreat to the Pruna Spa to indulge in your choice of Ayuverdic, holistic or natural treatments, work up a sweat at the gym or cool off in the small outdoor pool, surrounded by tropical gardens.

Activities at Hotel by the Red Canal

Spend your day in complete relaxation at the hotel's high-class spa and beauty salon before heading to the Canopy bar for some tasty cocktails.

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Hotel location

Hotel by the Red Canal is located approximately 1 hour by car from Mandalay Airport.

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