Belmond Governor's Residence - MyanmarBelmond Governor's Residence, Myanmar
A journey back to a gentler time
Unwind as you enter this colonial-style 1920s mansion, where old-world elegance meets rich Burmese beauty
Situated in Yangon’s leafy Embassy District, there’s an air of calm throughout our hotel. Stretch out beside the fan-shaped swimming pool, or relax with a treatment in the Governor’s Oasis spa. Dusk is the perfect time to enjoy our famous "Mandalay Sour" cocktail, before a dinner served alfresco by candlelight.
Unwind in Style Just Heartbeats Away from Yangon
A romantic, colonial-style mansion dating from the 1920s, Belmond Governor's Residence is one of the most timeless luxury hotels in Yangon.
Set in a verdant garden dotted with lotus pools, the hotel is truly magical at the end of a day spent visiting the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda. Dinner is served alfresco in the balmy evening air by lantern-light, as tropical fragrances scent the breeze.
The Belmond Governor's Residence is a Victorian-style hotel located in Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), located in a teak mansion from the 1920s.
It is located in the Embassy Quarter near the Shwedagon Pagoda, the National Museum, the former Foreign Ministry office compound and India House - now the official residence of the ambassador of India.
The famed British Gentlemen's Club, the Pegu Club was located nearby.
Belmond Governor's Residence History
The elegant teak mansion was built in 1920. The two-story mansion, as its official name denotes, served as the official home of the governors of the British Crown Colony of Burma, such as Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith and Hubert Rance.
In 2006 the hotel became part of Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. which in 2014 changed its name to Belmond Ltd. At this point the hotel changed its name to Belmond Governor's Residence.