Set amidst four acres of idyllic gardens, Hilton Mandalay has opened, offering upscale accommodations in the center of the country's second-largest and fastest growing city.
Facing the fabled Mandalay Hill, which is home to some of the city's most beautiful pagodas and monasteries, as well as the awe-inspiring Mandalay Palace, the exotic retreat provides the perfect vantage point to take in Mandalay's most exquisite sights.
"As the former royal capital of Myanmar, Mandalay is an exciting destination for business and leisure travelers alike with its bustling industry and abundance of cultural, religious and historic attractions," said Sean Wooden, vice president, brand management, Asia Pacific, Hilton. "We look forward to expanding our presence in this sought-after travel destination and introducing Hilton's world renowned hospitality to Mandalay-bound travelers."
Hilton Mandalay provides a convenient base for travelers seeking to explore major attractions within the city such as Mandalay Hill, U Bein Bridge and Mahamuni Pagoda, as well as those looking to explore some of Myanmar's most popular destinations including the ancient city of Bagan, the scenic hill town of Pyin Oo Lwin and the majestic Inle Lake.
Hilton Mandalay offers a charming setting and breathtaking views of the Mandalay Palace and Mandalay Hill from its 231 guest rooms. Many of the hotel's guest rooms have private balconies and select rooms feature expansive terraces. Kitchenettes are available in several rooms, making Hilton Mandalay an ideal choice for extended stays and families.
Gourmands in Mandalay can look forward to dining at Café Mandalay, the hotel's all-day dining restaurant with a vast selection of authentic South East Asian and local cuisines. The space is stylishly designed with a live open kitchen and impressive wine wall. Guests may also choose to relax at the lobby bar or unwind at the Poolside Pavilion. Bungkus, an upscale deli in the lobby, serves delectable pastries and quick bites for travelers on the go.
Offering flexible event space, including a ballroom spanning 256 square meters, Hilton Mandalay is ideal for business groups, small meetings and social events. The hotel also offers a swimming pool, a large Jacuzzi and a fully equipped fitness center that is open 24 hours. Complimentary bike rentals are available for guests wanting to explore nearby attractions and a spectacular golf course is situated minutes away from hotel. Hilton's signature spa concept, eforea spa, is scheduled to open later in the year and will provide guests with the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation.
"As we continue to grow our footprint across Myanmar and Southeast Asia, we are pleased to provide guests with more opportunities to experience our best-in-class service with the opening of Hilton Mandalay," said Paul Hutton, vice president, operations, Southeast Asia, Hilton. "With its location in the heart of Mandalay, surrounded by rich natural and cultural beauty, guests staying at Hilton Mandalay are poised to have a captivating cultural experience whether they are traveling for business or leisure."
Hilton Mandalay joins two other award-winning hotels already in operation in Myanmar - Hilton Nay Pyi Taw and Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa - to bring Hilton's portfolio in the country to three.