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Belmond Governor's Residence


Belmond Governor's Residence: Exterior

Belmond Governor's Residence: Exterior

Belmond Governor's Residence: Exterior Belmond Governor's Residence: Outdoor Pool Belmond Governor's Residence: Mandalay Restaurant Belmond Governor's Residence: Deluxe Room Belmond Governor's Residence: Exterior and Outdoor Pool Belmond Governor's Residence: Suite Interior
Belmond Governor's Residence: Bar and Lounge - Entertainment Belmond Governor's Residence: Governor's Room Belmond Governor's Residence: Junior Suite Belmond Governor's Residence: Deluxe Garden View Room


Belmond Governor’s Residence, located in Yangon's elegant Embassy Quarter, is a Colonial-style mansion dating back to the 1920s and was once the residence of the ruler of Burma’s southern states. The pretty landscaped gardens feature ceramic pools with floating lotus flowers, whose centrepiece is a fan-shaped swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers, while guest rooms and suites are decorated with cottons and silks and have a mini-bar, desk, sitting area, satellite television and complimentary internet connection, with either an inner courtyard, garden or pool view. Admire the views from the opulent Mindon Lounge whilst sipping a refreshing glass of lemongrass juice, enjoy a pampering spa treatment at the Governor's Oasis spa, shop for souvenirs, including handcrafted art, at the hotel's boutique and gift shop, and enjoy traditional dance and musical performances in the lobby. 

  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:1920s Colonial-style residence in Burma
  • Feature:From October to March there are traditional dance shows
  • Rooms:48 rooms & suites
  • Location:Burma
  • Nearest airport:Yangon Airport
Belmond Governor's Residence
Location and transfer

30 minutes from Yangon Airport by private car transfer.

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All guest rooms and suites feature air-conditioning, a mini-bar, tea and coffee-making facilities, a hairdryer, writing desk, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom amenities, a personal safe, satellite flat-screen television, DVD/CD player, telephone, iPod docking station, complimentary wi-fi internet access and a twice-daily maid service.

Deluxe Room :+
  • Rooms: 14
  • Size: 39m²
  • Room View: Inner courtyard views
  • Facilities: Deluxe Rooms are generously sized and decorated in cotton and silk. Each one offers double or twin beds, with an extra bed available for a third guest. Features include a sitting area with writing desk, internet access and a satellite flat-screen television. The en suite bathroom boasts underfloor heating and a large terrazzo bath.
Deluxe Garden View Room :+
  • Rooms: 19
  • Size: 39m²
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: Deluxe Garden View Rooms have stunning views across the lotus garden and fan-shaped swimming pool. Adorned with luxurious cottons and silks, these guest rooms provide guests with a double or twin beds, a sitting area with satellite flat-screen television and a large marble bathroom with underfloor heating.
Governor's Room :+
  • Rooms: 12
  • Size: 42m²
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: Governor's Rooms combine traditional materials and motifs with modern luxuries and facilities. Teak and silk are present throughout, while typical Burmese patterns mix with contemporary designs. Hi-tech amenities include flat-screen televisions and wi-fi internet access. King-size or twin queen-size beds feature a beautiful canopy made of carved teak with silk shade screens at the feet of the beds. Silk-panelled doors lead to the en suite bathrooms, which come with double sinks and walk-in showers.
Junior Suite:+
  • Rooms: 2
  • Size: 48m²
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: Junior Suites are appointed with exotic fabrics and overlook the lotus garden. Each one offers a bedroom with a double bed and a large living room, as well as a spacious bathroom boasting a deluxe terrazzo bath. In-room facilities include satellite flat-screen televisions and complimentary wi-fi.
Two-bedroom Junior Suite:+
  • Rooms: 1
  • Size: 60m²
  • Room View: Courtyard views
  • Facilities: This Junior Suite provides two connecting bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with twin beds, plenty of space and a large bathroom featuring a deluxe terrazzo bath. The accommodation is ideal for a family of four or two couples travelling together. Suite amenities include satellite flat-screen televisions and complimentary wi-fi.

The hotel boasts three restaurants, serving an array of delightful cuisine to suit all tastes. Additionally, there is the relaxing Kipling Bar - named after the novelist and poet, Rudyard Kipling, who was born in India in 1865 - which serves fine wines, signature cocktails, tea and coffee.

Mandalay Restaurant:+
  • Cuisine: Exotic Burmese and European cuisine
  • Setting: The romantic signature restaurant at Belmond Governor's Residence, Mandalay Restaurant overlooks the private garden and lotus pond.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Mindon Lounge:+
  • Cuisine: Light fare and drinks
  • Setting: This open-air, palatial lounge overlooks the swimming pool and gardens and is a perfect location for a relaxing evening.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No
Burmese Curry Table:+
  • Cuisine: Fragrant local curries served in a buffet style
  • Setting: Cuisine is served in a spacious lounge that overlooks the hotel's lush gardens and ponds.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No
Health & Fitness

Spa and beauty treatments are available from the comfort of your guest room or suite. Do try the popular Thanaka (a thick yellow paste smeared onto the face) - it boasts excellent healing properties and is cooling and rejuvenating to the skin.

In Addition

Excursions with a private car and Guide can be arranged to places of interest nearby, including Bago, Burma’s ancient capital. We recommend you take an escorted trip by classic 1940s bus to the local food markets, then return to the hotel for a cooking lesson, followed by a lunch comprising the dishes you have helped to make.

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