Best hotels in Bagan
Bagan is always in must – see list of any travelers who travel to Myanmar. Together with Yangon, Inle Lake & Ngapali beach, Bagan is one of 4 top attractions of this country. There are many hotel categories in Bagan and it is not easy to decide where to stay as there are too many options available in Bagan. In this article, Myanmar Travel will share the general information of accommodations in Bagan.
Bagan is divided into 3 areas: Old Bagan, New Bagan and Nyaung Oo. Each area has its own beauty. Please come with us to find out the best place to stay for your trip.
Table of Contents
- 1. Hotels in Old Bagan
- 2. Hotels in New Bagan
- 3. Hotels in Nyaung U
1. Hotels in Old Bagan
Old Bagan is the original village where most people lived before being relocated to New Bagan in 1990. Many main temples are located in this area like Bu Paya. Ananda, Thatbyinnyu,.. The whole are is surrounded by ancient city walls. Most hotels in Old Bagan are from midrange to upper class. It is the quietest area in Bagan with few shops and restaurants inside.
Hotel at Tharabar Gate
Located in the most unique archaeological site of old Bagan, it has a couple of old temples in its large garden. The hotel has an outdoor pool, a spa, and a wellness center. The Ananda Temple is a few steps away. The breaking panorama views of temples and pagodas will also make you in love at first sight. There are 2 dining places: Tropical garden and Main restaurant to serve from 100 to 150 guests with various kinds of traditional Myanmar food, Europeans and Asian Cuisine.
Price: From 85 USD/ Deluxe Room /Night in low season and 135 USD/night in high season
Aye Yar River View Resort
Located in the heart of Old Bagan and on the eastern bank of Ayeyarwaddy(Irrawaddy) River. It takes 10 minutes drives from Nyaung Oo Airport. The resort sits on a sprawling 10 acres of tropical gardens completed with a scenic 300-meters riverfront.
Price: From 85 USD/ Deluxe Room /Night in low season and 145 USD/night in high season
Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
It is situated on the banks of the Irrawaddy river. The Resort stretchs over 24 acres of landscaped gardens, which is home to mature tropical trees and flowering plants, as well as native birds and a number of small tame animals. Oriented towards the west, the Resort offers panoramic river views and glorious sunsets. The resort features a spa, pool and laundry service. The resort is a 5-minute drive to That Byin Nyu Pagoda and 10-minute drive to Bagan Nyaung Oo Airport.
Price: From 65 USD/ Deluxe Classic Room /Night in low season and 110 USD/night in high season
2. Hotels in New Bagan
New Bagan was established in 1990 to relocate people from Old Bagan. There are no important temples in or around New Bagan but most temples are relatively close. New Bagan is a real town with midrange accommodation and plenty of local shops and restaurants. It has the largest number of hotels in Bagan thus it can fit different travel styles. It is also a good place to stay if you want to interact with local people.
Situated near the famous Gawdawpalin Temple and Ananda Temple, Bagan Lodge is a luxury boutique hotel. All rooms in this 4-star hotel are villa – style with private balcony. It offers eight spa treatment room services, pain reducing massage therapy in the jacuzzi, big swimming pool with the pool bar nearby to relax after a long day discovering.
Price: From 120 USD/ Villa/ Night in low season and 175 USD/night in high season
Amata Garden Resort Bagan
Amata Garden Resort, Bagan provides 122 elegantly designed rooms. With a space of 38.3 sqm and a complete range of amenities, it ensures the comforts of the modern world in an ancient land. Situated at both the top & the ground floor of the hotel, this private & spacious deluxe rooms offer a private balcony with an outdoor garden view.
Price: From 70 USD/ Amata Deluxe Room/night in low season and 110 USD /night in high season
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Myanmar Treasure Resorts Bagan
It offers luxurious guestrooms surrounded by swaying palm trees and landscaped gardens. Incorporating traditional and contemporary designs, the resort boasts a large outdoor pool, a restaurant and on-site spa and massage services. Nearby landmarks and temples can be reached within a short drive from the resort.
Price: From 60 USD/ Superior Room/night in low season and 90 USD/night in high season
Villa Bagan is small boutique hotel, opened in December 2017. It has 25 rooms including 2 categories as Deluxe and Superior. They offer the great views, relaxing atmosphere and peaceful stay paired with genuine Myanmar hospitality.
Price: From 60 USD/ Superior Room/night in low season and 80 USD/night in high season
Thazin Garden Hotel
Situated in superb location to Dhammayazika Pagoda and Manuha Temple in about 10 minutes of driving, Thazin Garden Hotel is the great choice for any guests coming to enjoy their romantic time in Bagan. The hotel is all surrounded by the green atmosphere to make you feel in love with this peaceful oasis. Besides, Thazin Garden Hotel provides guests with a big swimming pool, restaurant, bar and a kid’s playground for children. Along with the free Wifi and free decent breakfast, the bike hire and car hire are always available at the 24-hour desk to make your visit more exciting.
Price: From 60 USD/ Deluxe room/ Night in low season and 85 USD/night in high season
3. Hotels in Nyaung U
Nyaung U is the largest area, also the transportation hub in Bagan. The airport, train station and bus station are all located here. While most temples are a bit away, the Shwezigon Pagoda is inside the area. Most hotels in Nyaung U are of a lower category. However, there is a wide selection of restaurants and shops. The atmosphere is Nyang U is great. You can see regular processions of people doing their rituals. If you are short of time, stay in Nyaung U.
Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort Bagan
It is the most beautiful hotel in Bagan. From one of its two swimming pools, you can see pagodas on the hotel’s property. During the day, they look fake because they’re so beautiful and at night, they’re simply majestic. Though Aureum Palace Hotel Bagan comes with a hefty price tag, it is definitely worth the splurge for these unparalleled views of ancient Bagan in your literal backyard.
Price: From 130 USD/ Deluxe room/ Night in low season and 180 USD/night in high season
Heritage Bagan Hotel
When you come to Bagan Heritage Hotel, you will see the reflection of the historical heritage of Bagan in the design of each detail in the hotel. The hotel has 12 buildings symbolizing 12 dynasties of Bagan, decorated with the finest wood flooring, luxury fabrics and traditional Burmese furnishings. All rooms are well-arranged with private balcony to allow guests to relax in the most calming and peaceful surroundings. Besides, ecofriendly design will make Bagan Heritage Hotel become a wonderful tropical landscape garden.
Price: From 90 USD/ Grand Deluxe Room/ Night in low season and 160 USD/night in high season
Ananta Bagan Hotel
It is located just beside the significant “Shwezigone Pagoda”, one of the relaxing and remarkable 4 stars boutique resort which will completely make you enjoy the taste of Bagan traditional. It is a 15-minute walk from FIT street and Shwezigon Pagoda. Nyaung U Airport is a 15-minute drive away.
Price: From 55 USD/ Deluxe Room/ Night in low season and 95 USD/night in high season
Amazing Bagan resort
It’s a beautifully designed resort resembling the ancient temples of Bagan. Surrounded by lush green trees, it has a manicured garden and a large open-air swimming pool. The tastefully decorated rooms are spacious, comfortable, and offer nice views of the surrounding area. The food was delicious, and they rent bikes and e-bikes.
Price: From 50 USD/ Deluxe room/ Night in low season and 85 USD/night in high season
Royal Palace Hotel
It is newly opened in 2019. The hotel offers 116 rooms with yraditional wooden rice barns and restored palace-like structures. Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, bar and views of pool, Royal Palace Hotel is located in Bagan, 1.9 km from Izza Gawna Pagoda. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel features family rooms.
Price: From 55 USD/ Deluxe Room/ Night in low season and 65 USD/night in high season