The Savoy Yangon

Location: Yangon | Burma

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

This regal colonial hotel in Yangon has a stunning setting overlooking the stunning Shwedagon pagoda and the People's Park. Nicely shaded by tall old trees, the Savoy Hotel is a charming base for exploring the bustling markets, glittering pagodas and reclining Buddhas of Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon.
Perfect forConnoisseurs of the good life, wine lovers, cigar smokers and those who appreciate antique furniture.
In the knowThe hotel’s boutique offers unique souvenirs such as textiles, jewellery and artworks - great gifts for friends back home. The hotel also has regular exhibitions featuring local Burmese artists, as well as music and dance performances throughout the year.

Recommended for...

  • City Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • History & Heritage
  • Luxury Hotel

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

The Savoy is conveniently just a ten-minute drive from the city centre of Yangon, and 20 minutes from the international airport.

Rooms at the Savoy

The 30 luxurious rooms and suites exude old-world charm, showcasing traditional Myanmar antiques, rich woods and spacious bathrooms. All rooms have polished wood flooring, floor-length windows and large double or twin beds.

Food & Drink

Feast on traditional Asian and western cuisine at Kipling's restaurant, which has an outdoor terrace with stunning views, or head to the cosy Bistrot, which is styled on a French bistro. The Captain's Bar is an ideal spot for tempting cocktails and snacks. 


The Savoy offers rejuvenating massage and beauty treatments, as well as a peaceful outdoor lounge area where you can relax poolside under the shade of ancient trees.

Activities at the Savoy

Spend your time flitting between the streets of Myanmar’s former capital to see the sacred Shwedagon pagoda, the Karaweik Palace and the beautiful churches and temples dotted around the former capital. Further afield, Myanmar's ancient capital, Bago, is only 50 miles away, or you could visit the traditional village, Twante, where you can take a boat ride to a pagoda which sits on an island in the middle of the river.

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Hotel location

The Savoy is 12 km (or a 30-minute drive) from Yangon International Airport

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