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MGM Hotel
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MGM Hotel
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1,664 reviews

1,664 reviews

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Popular neighborhood
Popular landmarks
National Museum 940 m
Yangon Chinatown 1.2 km
Sule Pagoda 2.1 km
Shwedagon Pagoda 2.2 km
Yangon Central Railway Station 2.3 km
Immaculate Conception Cathedral 2.7 km
Kandawgyi Park 3.5 km
Botahtaung Pagoda 3.7 km
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha 4.3 km
Aung San Suu Kyi House 5.1 km
Nearby landmarks
Bahosi Hospital 90 m
Pearl Thida 160 m
Shwe La Min Hospital 190 m
Annex Bldg Complex 250 m
Win Shwe War Tower 300 m
Junction Maw Tin Shopping Center 350 m
Green Cross Hospital 360 m
junction maw tin 410 m
Brigham and Women's Hospital 420 m
Thakhin Mya Park 440 m

MGM Hotel

No.160, Warden Street, Lanmadaw Township, Yangon, Myanmar., Downtown Yangon, Yangon, Myanmar, 11181 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Strategically situated in Downtown Yangon, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Massage, restaurant and spa are among the special facilities that will enhance your stay with on-site convenience.

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Located in heart of Yangon

Check-in [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Excellent breakfast

580 meters to public transportation

Hygiene Plus
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Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call


Airport transfer

Bicycle rental

Valet parking

Pets allowed


Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Cheaper than 92% of all properties in Yangon in the last 24 hoursCompared to 377 Yangon properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money6.8
Distance to city center2.0 Km
Location rating6.8
Nearest airportYangon International Airport (RGN)
Distance to airport13.6 km

Rooms available at MGM Hotel

  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds or 1 double b...
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Standard Double or Twin Bed
  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • River view
  • 1 double bed and 1 single b...
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Standard Double or Twin Room - Lower Floor
  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • River view
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Standard Single
  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • River view
  • 1 double bed
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Superior Triple Room
  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • River view
  • 1 queen bed and 1 single be...
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Standard Triple
  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • River view
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 queen beds
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Duplex Suite
  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • River view
  • 2 queen beds
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
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Standard Double or Twin Room (8/9 Floor)
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at MGM Hotel?

    Check-in is from 10:00 AM, and check-out is until 02:30 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

    How do I get to MGM Hotel?

    MGM Hotel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 10 MMK. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at MGM Hotel also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, MGM Hotel has a car park on site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full. Parking is free for guests. You can drive in and park yourself, or use valet service offered at the hotel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Yangon with private transportation, the hotel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

    Is breakfast offered at MGM Hotel?

    Wake up to a great buffet breakfast at MGM Hotel. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 3077 MMK if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

    What are my dining options at MGM Hotel?

    MGM Hotel features 2 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience.

    What is the smoking policy at MGM Hotel?

    MGM Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

    What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to MGM Hotel?

    The closest train, metro, or bus station is Pyay Road Railway Station, 570 m away from MGM Hotel.

    What restaurants are nearby MGM Hotel?

    MGM Hotel’s neighborhood is Downtown Yangon which includes popular restaurants such as New Doreen Restaurant, Feel 3 and The Class Restaurant and Bar.

    What popular shopping places are close to MGM Hotel?

    MGM Hotel is located in Downtown Yangon area which features shopping places such as Junction City, Taw Win Centre and Sule Square Mall.

    What are popular attractions near MGM Hotel?

    MGM Hotel is located in Downtown Yangon area, which is famous for attractions such as Sule Pagoda, National Museum and Botahtaung Pagoda.

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    What people love about MGM Hotel

    • 8.8


      "Stayed many times and would always come back."



      March 5, 2020

    • 8.8


      "Cheap price good service."



      November 10, 2019

    • 8.4


      "A lot of food around, hotel is very good connected to the city center by local buses, bus stop is just 100m away."



      August 11, 2019

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    MGM Hotel

    For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Yangon, MGM Hotel is the perfect choice. Its convenient location right in the city center allows you more time to see all that Yangon has to offer. Access is everything, and you'll get the most of while staying only 2.3 km from Yangon Central Railway Station and its easy transportation options.
    Enjoy all that MGM Hotel has to offer! Free internet access provided within the hotel keeps you connected throughout your stay. Airport transfer services can be booked before your check-in date, to ensure a smooth and convenient arrival or departure. Exploring Yangon is made even more convenient with the taxi, car hire and shuttle services available at the hotel.
    For guests arriving by car, parking is provided free of charge. Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. Booking the best tickets and getting the hottest restaurant reservations are made easy with help from the hotel's ticket service and tours. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the dry cleaning service and laundry service keep your favorite travel outfits clean and available.
    Feel like doing nothing? Available services like 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at the MGM Hotel. All your minor, last-minute needs can be taken care of by the convenience stores without having to go anywhere. For health reasons, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the hotel. For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
    All guestrooms at MGM Hotel provide guests with a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. Enjoy your stay even more at the hotel, knowing that some selected rooms include linen service and air conditioning. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find daily newspaper, television, in-room video streaming and cable TV available in some selected rooms. Don't worry about being thirsty as a refrigerator, bottled water, a coffee or tea maker and mini bar are provided in some guestrooms.
    Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the hotel you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries and towels available in some guest bathrooms. Don't forget to visit the exquisite executive lounge to enjoy the luxury services and atmosphere.

    Dining and things to do

    Every day at MGM Hotel begins with a delicious complimentary breakfast. Don't start your vacation days without your morning coffee, available every morning in the café. A number of great dining options at the hotel assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices. A great night out couldn't be easier! Enjoy a fun evening without traveling outside at the karaoke rooms and bar.
    Fill your days with the array of activities and facilities offered at MGM Hotel. A relaxing end to every day is possible with a visit to the massage and spa. Got someone special waiting for you back home? Then easily pick up a memorable gift at the shops and souvenir shops.

    Around the property

    Don't spend all your time inside while in Yangon! A great museum trip can be had at National Museum located 930 m away, with local art that provides a sense of the region. Don't limit yourself to one neighborhood. While here, take advantage of easy access to MGM Hotel located close to Yangon Central Railway Station only 2.3 km away.

    Reasons to stay here

    Find rooms here that are cheaper than 92% of all other options in the city.

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    91 mentions


    63 mentions


    38 mentions

    Food & Dining

    11 mentions

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Burmese
    • Chinese [Mandarin]
    • Japanese
    • Malay
    • Thai

    Internet access

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
    • Internet services
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Things to do, ways to relax

    • Karaoke
    • Massage
    • Spa
    • Ticket services
    • Tours

    Cleanliness and safety

    • Anti-viral cleaning products
    • Body thermometer
    • Breakfast takeaway service
    • Cashless payment service
    • Daily disinfection in all rooms
    • Daily disinfection in common areas
    • Doctor/nurse on call
    • First aid kit
    • Free face masks
    • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Hotel room service app
    • Hot water linen and laundry washing
    • Individually-wrapped food options
    • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
    • Professional-grade sanitizing services
    • Protective screens in common areas
    • Room sanitization opt-out available
    • Rooms sanitized between stays
    • Safe dining setup
    • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
    • Shared stationery removed
    • Staff trained in safety protocol
    • Temperature check for guests and staff

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • Bar
    • Breakfast [free]
    • Coffee shop
    • Restaurants
    • Room service [24-hour]

    Services and conveniences

    • Air conditioning in public area
    • Cash withdrawal
    • Concierge
    • Contactless check-in/out
    • Convenience store
    • Currency exchange
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning
    • Elevator
    • Food delivery
    • Gift/souvenir shop
    • Ironing service
    • Laundry service
    • Luggage storage
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
    • Safety deposit boxes
    • Shops
    • Smoke-free property
    • Smoking area

    For the kids

    • Family room


    • CCTV in common areas
    • CCTV outside property
    • Check-in/out [express]
    • Check-in/out [private]
    • Check-in [24-hour]
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Front desk [24-hour]
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Pets allowed
    • Safety/security feature
    • Security [24-hour]
    • Smoke alarms
    • Soundproof rooms

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer
    • Car park [free of charge]
    • Car park [nearby]
    • Car park [on-site]
    • Rental car
    • Shuttle service
    • Taxi service
    • Valet parking

    Sports equipment rental

    • Bicycle rental

    Available in all rooms

    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtub
    • Closet
    • Desk
    • Free bottled water
    • Hair dryer
    • Linens
    • Mini bar
    • Mirror
    • Non-smoking
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite/cable channels
    • Seating area
    • Shower
    • Slippers
    • Telephone
    • Toiletries
    • Towels
    • Wake-up service
    • Wi-Fi [free]
    Food and dining
    Breakfast options
    • American
    • Asian
    • Vegetarian
    Restaurants on site

    Nan Yan Restaurant

    • Cuisine: Chinese
    No.160, Warden Street, Lanmadaw Township, Yangon, Myanmar., Downtown Yangon, Yangon, Myanmar, 11181



    • Yangon International Airport (RGN)
      13.6 km 37 min drive
    • Pathein Airport (BSX)
      144.8 km

    Public transportation

    • Pyay Road Railway Station
      580 m
    • Pyay Train Station
      610 m

    Hospital or clinic

    • Bahosi Hospital
      90 m


    • Junction City
      1.5 km

    Convenience store

    • On-site

    Cash withdrawal

    • ATM on-site
    What's nearby

    Popular landmarks

    • National Museum
      940 m
    • Yangon Chinatown
      1.2 km
    • Sule Pagoda
      2.1 km
    • Shwedagon Pagoda
      2.2 km
    • Yangon Central Railway Station
      2.3 km
    • Immaculate Conception Cathedral
      2.7 km
    • Kandawgyi Park
      3.5 km
    • Botahtaung Pagoda
      3.7 km
    • Chaukhtatgyi Buddha
      4.3 km
    • Aung San Suu Kyi House
      5.1 km

    Nearby landmarks

    • Bahosi Hospital
      90 m
    • Pearl Thida
      160 m
    • Shwe La Min Hospital
      190 m
    • Annex Bldg Complex
      250 m
    • Win Shwe War Tower
      300 m
    • Junction Maw Tin Shopping Center
      350 m
    • Green Cross Hospital
      360 m
    • junction maw tin
      410 m
    • Brigham and Women's Hospital
      420 m
    • Thakhin Mya Park
      440 m
    Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

    All children are welcome.

    Children 0-17 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
    Guests 18 years and older are considered as adults
    Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
    • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
    Some helpful facts


    • Check-in from10:00
    • Check-out until14:30
    • Reception open until02:00

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer fee10 MMK
    • Distance from city center2.0 Km
    • Travel time to airport (minutes)20


    • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)3077 MMK
    • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 USD

    The property

    • Non-smoking rooms/floorsyes
    • Number of floors11
    • Number of restaurants2
    • Number of rooms 100
    • Room voltage220
    • Year property opened2000
    • Most recent renovation2007


    • Daily parking fee0 USD

    Reviews of MGM Hotel from real guests

    Provided by verified guests of Agoda
    Room comfort and quality6.4
    Value for money6.8
    High score for Yangon
    9+ Exceptional (68)
    8-9 Excellent (119)
    7-8 Very Good (276)
    6-7 Good (271)
    <6 Below Expectation (583)
    Time of the year
    Mar - May (230)
    Jun - Aug (185)
    Sep - Nov (391)
    Dec - Feb (511)
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    Jozef from Belgium
    Business traveler
    Stayed 3 nights in June 2015

    Friendly hotel”

    Very helpful staff, good location, free Wifi

    I enjoyed the friendly contacts with the people at the reception and especially with their IT-specialist who helped finding me the best possible internet connection. I appreciated the abundant breakfast meal (included in the price). The location was excellent for me since I had to visit many addresses in Yangon by taxi or bus. Attractions of MGM hotel are also the massage parlour, where you get a tough foot or body massage during one hour for only 3.2 dollars. There's also a karaoke bar on the second floor, but because of the high price for a drink (15 dollars) I did not visit it.As well to the right as to the left of MGM there are restaurants which offer excellent local, or Chinese, Japanese, European food.

    Reviewed July 07, 2015

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    Joseph from United States
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in May 2014

    Great value, high quality”

    Room quality, cleanliness, location

    Fabulous! I have stayed at a lot of hotels in Yangon and outside the city over the past 18 months and the MGM really was great, both for value and overall quality. It looks like hell from the outside but they are renovating the rooms from the top floor downward and the new rooms are great. The restaurant at ground level has tanks with live fish, an indication they take their food seriously. Breakfast upstairs is not impressive, however. There is a GREAT high end Shan restaurant across the street in a beautiful, traditionally styled Shan home. This is where I will stay on future visits to Yangon.

    Reviewed May 11, 2014

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    Derrick from Cambodia
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 7 nights in November 2017

    Great Staff and Great Hotel”

    I enjoyed the 9 wonderful days at this hotel. The staff treated me like a superstar. I am 2 meters tall, and I had no problems with the bed or shower. The room was cleaned every time I asked .Breakfast was decent Asian style breakfast. The staff kept the food coming even until closing at 9 am. I had read many reviews and can tell you I experienced NONE of the problems others have written about. I loved the location in a quieter area of the city. A mere 15 -20 minute walk to shopping and Chinatown. I had looked at 5 other hotels in Yangon in this price range and settled for this hotel. I was traveling on my own so I was especially appreciative ofhow warm and friendly all the staff were. ... The hotel is a 30-45 min taxi ride from the airport Kyats 8,000 ($6). Taxis into town Kyats 2,000. Faster to walk during rush hour. There are ATM's, money changers, taxis, and street dogs everywhere. There are plenty of restaurants and a 24 h store next to the hotel to fit all budgets. try Doreen's

    Reviewed November 28, 2017

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    Susan from United States
    Stayed 1 night in August 2012

    wonderful neighborhood location”

    great price and good breakfast

    staff was super helpful and friendly. house keepers were a bit noisy. the breakfast was good, great tea. we loved the neighborhood and the location was not too far away from many things to do, but far enough to not be in the middle of it all. all hotels in yangon are too expensive for what you get...but they are on the right track and if they learned a few more things about hospitality, it would help. we would stay here again, so far our favorite hotel for the price in yangon.

    Reviewed September 04, 2012

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    Susan from United States
    Stayed 2 nights in January 2013

    love the location”

    big rooms with big bathrooms

    great hotel for the money. this is one of the few hotels in yangon where the price is right for the type of room you get. so many places are overpriced! this hotel has a nice breakfast buffet, the rooms are clean and big and the staff is helpful and nice. the neighborhood is wonderful and safe with lots of great restaurants within walking distance. the only complaint would be the wifi, it is spotty and went in and out during our stay. otherwise, the karaoke was fun and the place was quiet and there was hot water.

    Reviewed January 21, 2013

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    Chris from New Zealand
    Business traveler
    Stayed 1 night in April 2014

    Great value hotel for the business traveller”

    Dynamic Staff, Good Breakfast, Great Location

    The MGM Hotel is hard to beat for location and value, which is difficult in Yangon with limited capacity. Friendly fun staff that are attentive to your needs, great included breakfast, nice recently redecorated rooms are the ones to choose.

    Reviewed April 21, 2014

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    ian from United Kingdom
    Stayed 12 nights in February 2016

    mgm hotel”

    i stayed at the mgm hotel for 12 nights in march , it was great value for money, very clean, friendly staff, great location, i sure will be staying there again when i return to yangon in july,

    Reviewed March 14, 2016

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    Nattianan from Thailand
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in March 2013

    A Very Good & Comfortable Budget Option in Town”

    Fast Wifi, Generous Breakfast, Comfortable Bed with cable TV

    I think this is one of very few hotels in Yangon that provide very reliable wifi internet. Though I can't connect to internet while I'm on bed, standing near the front door just did very good work. For me, though all facilities give a sort of worn-out feelings, MGM is still one of the best budget options considering generous breakfast, comfortable bed, large room and various channels Cable TV. Little down sides would be that the bathroom is not that clean but everything works well and sufficient to what you need. Another downside would be that if you get connecting room, the wall insulation is not that good. You’d hear everything happen in the other room. Very delicious restaurant next door, though prices list on the menu are exclude 15% tax & service charge.

    Reviewed April 04, 2013

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    Derek from United States
    Stayed 3 nights in February 2013

    More than we wanted, but very nice”

    hot water, bath tub, clean room, air conditioning

    hotels in yangon are expensive. there is a hostel, but it's not easy to book in advance. arriving without a reservation might work out, or you might end up paying even more than if you just booked a midrange in advance. mgm was really nice if you get a room on the tenth floor. there was air conditioned that could be set to ice-cold, plenty of hot water, and a bath tub. the karaoke is on the third floor but still very loud all the way up on the tenth. if it is too annoying, just wear ear plugs.

    Reviewed March 02, 2013

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    Very good
    Heng from Malaysia
    Stayed 2 nights in April 2014

    Good and affordable city hotel ”

    Good breakfast, location and nice room

    Booked three standard rooms for two nights at a discounted price at Agoda. Requested lower floor due to bad reviews we read about disturbing noise from karaoke lounge on the 11th floor. Rooms on 8th floor and below should be fine. Our rooms and attached bathrooms at 5th floor are spacious and clean. Good free wifi reception at lobby and restaurant, weak but usable in our rooms. Hotel was located about 15-20 mins walk to downtown Yangon where street food and restaurants are plenty. Good buffet breakfast. The negative points during our stay are only one of the two lifts is working and it is slooooow plus refurbishment works on all rooms at lower floor.

    Reviewed May 21, 2014

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    Wayne from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 4 nights in February 2015

    M.G.M. Hotel: A great place to stay.”

    Comfortable room, Friendly staff, Very clean.

    I had a very pleasant 4 night stay in this hotel. The room was very comfortable and clean, the breakfast was always tasty and a good way to start the day. The Shwedagon Pagoda is about a 30 minute walk or a short taxi ride. The hotels most outstanding feature are its staff, who were extremly friendly and always happy to help. I will use the M.G.M. Hotel again next time I am in Yangon.

    Reviewed February 26, 2015

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    Pamaree from Thailand
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 7 nights in November 2012

    Good Location with reasonable price”

    Helpful staffs and reasonable price

    The good points of the hotel are the reasonable price, the helful staffs and the location. When I was there, the hotel was under renovation, hotel occupied with dust and construction noise and unpleasant setting. However, the room was still okay, wide bed and very cool aircondition. The staffs were nice and helpful. The hotel locates on the west side of Yangon in a walking distance to a few big Departmentstore, Taw Win Center and Sein Ke Ha on Pyay road and Junction on Anawyahta road. You can easily walk around 20 mins to reach Bogyoke Market.

    Reviewed November 20, 2012

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    Ingemar from Sweden
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in February 2013

    Good hotel with friendly staff”

    I like to stay in Yangon

    I like Yangon , but it is in the begining of tourist, but after 5 years it will be a great city. Transport in city is OK but number on the bus is not good, it is in Burmais. I hop the trani to Mandalay is good , but taks 15 hours. I return to Burma and MGM soon as I can.

    Reviewed February 12, 2013

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    Very good
    Christopher from Australia
    Stayed 4 nights in November 2012

    MGM Hotel Yangon - customer service was excellent”

    The staff tried very hard

    The MGM Hotel Yangon is a multi story building it has two elevators. The staff were happy and tried very hard to meet the requests of guests. The staff English skills was fair to good. The Hotel looked a bit run down but seeing a lot of Yangon that is just the way of things. I was travelling with my adult son we enjoied our stay.

    Reviewed December 08, 2012

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    Joseph from United States
    Stayed 5 nights in February 2015

    Great stay”

    friendly staff, great location, comfortable

    the staff is super friendly and helpful. There is free breakfast and it really wasn't bad. Make sure you ask for a new room as I think they have been doing some remodeling. And they will give you bottled water any time you ask for it which IMO is really a bonus because it was HOT. Very comfortable room. Hot shower. TV. And a great location very central if you are sight seeing around Yangon. I would stay again.

    Reviewed February 12, 2015

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    Javed from United Kingdom
    Family with young children
    Stayed 2 nights in March 2016

    Very Good Value For Money (For Myanmar)”

    Pretty good place. We're previously stayed at some horrid hostel/hotel which had no windows in the room (as many properties are very narrow as viewed from the road but quite deep) - consequently you've many rooms with now window. MGM - didn't suffer from this. Our room was very large, had all the basics (fridge, TV, kettle). There were a few annoying design faults - where you'd wish they'd built something differently - but all in all, the place was nice enough for us to decide to return to the same hotel on our return leg (before we flew out). Staff were always friendly and helpful. The cleaning staff didn't really know how to make a bed - but otherwise, did know how to clean a room. We would recommend the place for the price.

    Reviewed May 08, 2016

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    Ken from Canada
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in November 2012

    Fine Hotel, Slighty Out Of Core Area”

    Nice rooms, great Restaurants nearby

    If you want Western Standard hotels in Burma, don't bother coming. This is not the US. That said, this place was excellent. The owner is Chinese and runs a tight ship, he also has two other hotels. It was clean and my room was large and his staff were great. It is about a twenty minute walk to the main core of town. If you are not that adventurous this is a great place as there are many restaurants right nearby. Yangon does not have many of what we know of as restaurants. Mainly street food that most westerners would not try (big mistake) so this place has about 4 nearby. All menus provided in English. Overall, just a fine place. Owner is gruff but underneath it all is quite a bit of fun. Good English as well

    Reviewed November 25, 2012

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    Bronwyn from Australia
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2013

    Functional Hotel 25 minute walk to City Centre”

    Generally clean and well run

    The MGM Hotel is a high rise (13 storeys) hotel which has seen better days. The hot water and electricity were intermittent on our first visit. This appears to be a common feature of many mid-range hotels in Burma. The hotel was generally well run and rooms were serviced daily. A plentiful hot breakfast was provided. The hotel is about a 25 minute walk to the city or a 10 minute taxi ride. There was always sufficient staff on the front desk to assist you with any needs. We stayed at the MGM when first arriving in Yangon and on our departure. The prices had changed considerably. There was a $25 increase in the room rate over that time!! The standard of the hotel does not warrant a rate increase though, on our second visit, there was constant hot water and electricity. Staff gave us the room at the previous price.

    Reviewed February 25, 2013

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    Very good
    Kristy from Canada
    Stayed 1 night in February 2013

    Not great, not bad”

    Friendly staff

    The hotel was okay at best for me. You don't expect any frills at a mid-range price like this in Myanmar. If saving money is your priority in Yangon, its not a bad place to stay. Although I think you can get a lot better for 10$ more or so. The room was basic, not bad at all, however the bed was ridiculously uncomfortable! I swear we both rolled into the middle with the soft mattress bent into a V-shape! Bathroom was spacious, but old, but still ok! Breakfast was average, but decent enough as it was free. It wason the 3rd floor but the room felt like you were in a dingey old basement. Staff were EXTREEMLY nice. Location was alright, as taxis are cheap, I don't think it really matters where you stay in the city. Compared to the other hotel that I stayed at... this one seemed potentially seedy... and that Karoake bar was a little annoying when trying to sleep even on the 6th floor. My boyfriend had no sleeping though. All in all... I wouldnt suggest NOT staying here, but I think there are better options. At the very least, it IS clean though! :D

    Reviewed March 05, 2013

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    Very good
    Jin from China
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 3 nights in February 2013

    Acceptable budget hotel”


    Since everybody knows how crazy it is in Yangon here now, MGM would be a good choice for a budget hotel. It is located in the very convenient Chinatown and is just a few kilometers away from city center, or this area itself is already a part of the city center I shall say. The room isn't fancy but at least it's clean. And it's safe.

    Reviewed February 06, 2013

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