Built in 1901 and acquired soon after by the Sarkies brothers, famed for the likes of Raffles in Singapore and The E&O in Penang, The Strand Hotel remains one of Asia’s most enduring and awe-inspiring Colonial landmarks.
Polished teak floor to high-pitched ceiling, each of The Strand’s 31 suites have been elegantly ushered into the 21st century with vintage inspired textiles, original artwork and calming neutral hues. All retain their timeless enchantments and lacquer craftsmanship for which Myanmar is renowned, while modern technologies and state-of-the-art communication systems bring this classic Grande Dame resolutely into the present.
Near floor-to-ceiling windows welcome Yangon’s abundance of natural light during the day while The Strand’s dedicated, English-speaking butlers attend to guests’ needs around the clock, providing tailored attendance whether it’s through in-room dining, recommending places to visit or assisting guests throughout their stay.
Somerset Maugham would appreciate these generous 55m2 Suites, where lacquer fans whirl from the high ceiling, and the latest technology ensures a seamless connection to the modern world.
Black and white photographs reflect The Strand’s distinguished past, handwoven bed linen, a spacious bathroom with a double basin and a deep soak bathtub complete with bespoke amenities. After a relaxing bath, wrap yourself in our luxurious Egyptian cotton bathrobes and towels. Relax in the freshly upholstered chairs in your Superior Suite lounge, sun filled and finished with freshly cut flowers.
One can easily imagine Noël Coward taking inspiration from our Deluxe Suite, each a generous 60 to 65m2 and extending to a spacious sitting room while enjoying High tea or relaxing after a day of sightseeing.
Executive Suites, overlooking the Yangon River, allows for the perfect escape, enjoying the sheer spaciousness and sense of comfort within this 65m2 haven.
Each Executive Suite boasts a well-appointed sitting room, reflecting The Strand’s distinguished past, with guests pampered with handwoven cotton bedding, a spacious bathroom with a double basin and a deep soak bathtub complete with bespoke amenities. After a relaxing bath, wrap yourself in our luxurious Egyptian cotton bathrobes and towels.
One of a kind and measuring 200m2, The Strand Suite centres on the hand carved four-poster bed, adorned with the finest Scottish linen, as well as a private sitting room and an intimate study, poised between the dark polished teak floors and high Victorian ceilings . Wrap yourself in the finest Egyptian cotton bathrobes and towels, all the while enjoying the enormous double bathroom. The generous living area is the perfect venue to host an evening cocktail with your guests, before dinner within your private dining room, capable of hosting 10 guests with a private kitchenette and attendant butler to compliment the dining experience.
The palatial Strand Suite is an oasis of calm from the bustle of Yangon, adorned with Myanmar antiquities and handcrafted rattan furniture, a small distraction from the floor-to-ceiling windows and teak flooring throughout.
The Strand Hotel offers guests a variety of dining experiences, whether you join for a sumptuous breakfast, a light lunch or even renowned Strand High tea, hotel’s selection will definitely tempt your taste buds.
A range of dishes are on offer, and selection ranges from traditional Myanmar food, handmade pastries to a fine dining experience guided by Executive Chef’s numerous travels around Myanmar, sourcing ingredients and recipes that have been used for centuries.
Facilities & Services
The Strand Hotel offers two state-of-the-art tailored meeting rooms and conference facilities, with seating arrangements for between 8 and 16 delegates, comfortable in their proficient surroundings. The Strand Hall offers capacity for as many as 700 delegates.
24-hour Business Centre offers a full range of facilities to ensure your event is a seamless exercise away from the office, taken care of by the team of dedicated staff on-hand to assist you should you require.
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