Belmond Governor's Residence


Located in the Embassy District of Yangon, Belmond Governor’s Residence is a 1920s colonial-style mansion. Surrounded by landscaped gardens dotted with lotus pools, this romantic property has a timeless elegance, and is ideal for exploring Myanmar’s captivating capital.

The 49 luxurious guestrooms and suites hark back to a bygone era, with polished teak floors and furniture, crisp white linens, intricate Burmese woodcarvings, and vibrant silks. Contemporary comforts like large terrazzo bathtubs, heated floors and in-room media bring the rooms into the modern era.

Tuck into local curries at Burmese Curry Table, dine on Burmese and Western classics at Mandalay Restaurant, and savour afternoon tea with a twist in the elegant lounge.

Explore pagodas and stupas, discover Myanmar’s history in museums and galleries, and cycle through rural villages. Back at the hotel, enjoy cookery classes, refresh in the pool, indulge in a traditional spa treatment, and sip a signature cocktail in Kipling Bar.

Belmond The Governor’s Residence Information

Location & Getting There

Belmond Governor's Residence is located within the elegant Yangon Embassy Quarter and close to the spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda. It is just a 30-minute drive from Yangon International Airport.


The 45 rooms and 3 suites are nestled in a beautiful lotus garden. All Deluxe rooms offer beautiful views of the residence's outer courtyard, while Deluxe Garden rooms have stunning views of the private lotus garden, towering trees and free-form pond. They also include a large terrazzo bath and seating area. Governor's rooms combine Burmese tradition with contemporary luxury, offering a larger living space with a spacious bathroom. Suites overlook the private lotus garden and features a large living room. A two-bedroom suite is available.


Situated in the vibrant city in the cultural heart of Myanmar, the hotel is perfectly placed for enjoying Yangon's great cultural attractions. The golden pagodas, fascinating National Museum and lively Bogyoke Market piled high with local handicrafts, gems and antiques, are just minutes away. Spend a day or two exploring Yangon before setting off on your greater Myanmar adventure.


Children are welcome and babysitting services are available.

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Why we recommend Belmond Governor's Residence

This Belmond hotel embodies the spirit of colonial Yangon and is ideally situated to visit the treasures of Myanmar’s capital city. The styling is superb: the fan-shaped green ceramic pool comes with oriental red umbrellas, and the open-air lounge still has the allure of a bygone era. It’s also a family-friendly hotel and children benefit from the magic that a stay here brings.

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