Are you planning to visit Bagan with someone special? Searching for amazing, good-value accommodation in Bagan as a base for your temple-exploring adventures? As Bagan was listed UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2019, now is the time to visit to see the ancient temples and amazing panoramic landscapes before the crowds. But finding the right hotel in Bagan can be challenging. As Bagan locals, below we offer you a few recommendations for Bagan hotels for couples.
Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort
Aureum Palace is located near Bagan viewing tower in the historical site and surrounded by ancient temples and pagodas. There is one lake with lotus flowers, swimming pool, and 27 acres of landscaped garden in the middle of the Bagan Archaeological Zone. Those reasons make the hotel on of the best spots for visitors to get good photos for their social media accounts. It takes only 5 mins drive from airport to that hotel. In the morning, you can see the balloons from the hotel. You can take some photos near swimming pool with balloons and temples background.
Bagan Lodge is located eastern edge of New Bagan. Rooms are bungalows type and furnished in a fusion of Myanmar Design and inspired Safari design. There are 82 villa rooms and 8 Suite rooms. The suite room has its own private swimming pool, an outdoor and indoor Jacuzzi. From the main swimming pool, you will get great Instagram photos. Based on my experience, Bagan Lodge serve the best breakfast in Bagan. It is very closed to Dhammayazika Temple, New Bagan and Bagan Airport.
Address: Myat Lay Road, New Bagan, Nyaung Oo Township, Myanmar.
Contact Number: (+95) 9777-077-334, (+95) 9777-077-335, (+95) 9777-077-336
Email: [email protected], [email protected]
The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate
The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate is located near Tharabar Gate and ancient city walls in the Old Bagan. It is surrounded by big ancient temples and pagodas near the hotel. Ananda Temple which is known as “The master piece of Bagan” and famous restaurants are within 5 minutes walking distance from the hotel. There are 84 luxury rooms which are decorated with typical Burmese Furniture, 20 m long swimming pool, and two dining areas. You will get some instagrammable photos near the swimming pool. You can experience their spa for relaxation after a day of your sightseeing in Bagan. It is a good hotel for honeymoon couples.
Heritage Bagan Hotel
Heritage Bagan Hotel is located on the Bagan-Nyaung U Airport Road. It takes 2 mins drive from airport to hotel. According to my personal experiences, their customer services are great, hotel staff are very nice and gracious hospitality. Their uniforms are unique and keep beautiful smiles always. There is one more interesting thing if you go inside the hotel compound. The hotel is made up of 12 buildings which are symbolized 12 Dynasties of Myanmar including Bagan Dynasty. There are three kinds of room, 96 Grand deluxe rooms, 15 Junior Suite rooms and 8 Heritage Suite rooms.
Bagan Thande Hotel
Bagan Thande Hotel is situated at the south-west corner of the ancient city walls of Old Bagan and on the east bank of Ayeyarwaddy River in Bagan Archaeological Zone. It was opened in 1922 for King Edward and Prince of Wales to stay there. Bagan Archaeological Museum is in front of the hotel and can walk there within 5 mins walking distance from the hotel. It is very closed to Gadawpalin Temple and the excavation site of Bagan Palace. It is 6.4 km from Nyaung U, 4km from New Bagan and 10km from Airport, 16km from railway station and 1.5km from Jetty. There is a famous suite room which is stayed by Prince of Wales when he came to Myanmar. There is beautiful outdoor dining space which is surrounded by so many acacia trees inside the hotel compound. You will get many good photos with beautiful garden and Ayeyarwaddy river.