Savoy Hotel – Colonial Atmosphere


Savoy Hotel
Yangon, Myanmar

Savoy hotel Yangon

Nestled near the city’s iconic hilltop Shwedagon Pagoda, the Savoy Hotel Yangon began life as a peaceful private residence. It is estimated that the construction of the building was accomplished in 1940s when the hotel served as the home of an American doctor whose name is today unknown. Unfortunately, some details were lost along the way as the building changed owners but in 1993, Yangon businesswoman Daw Kyi Kyi Tun purchased and renovated the property. It was reopened in 1995 as a hotel. Ever since, Savoy hosted artists, ministers and filmmakers including such prominent figures as Catherine Deneuve and others.

This boutique hotel aims to promote the richness of Myanmar heritage through architecture and art by organising some local artist exhibitions and concerts.

30 deluxe rooms including 6 suites, all decorated with Burmese antics and teak wood furniture.

The Kipling Restaurant, fine Asian restaurant on the first floor with a beautiful outside terrace

Le Bistro, for a quick lunch or a light dinner by the pool side

Captain’s Bar, very lively on weekend.

Dhammazedi Room for a private dinner with a stunning view on the Swedagon Pagoda, can host 20 to 40 persons

Swimming pool

Atlas Rooftop Bar and Lounge, award-winning Rooftop Bar, is situated on the 12h floor of the Uniteam building in Sanchaung Township, just 10 – 15min drive from Savoy Hotel Yangon.

Guests can enjoy an impressive 360°-degree view of Yangon including the city’s most famous landmark, the Shwedagon Pagoda, and spectacular sunsets over the Yangon River.

Atlas offers some live music and a champagne bar with a relaxed lounge atmosphere. More lively by the end of the week.


129, Dhammazedi Road Yangon, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar

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