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Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on our first night in Myanmar, and it got us off to a good start. A very charming characterful hotel in the quiet back streets. Real local life. Very helpful and gracious staff. We had a lovely indian meal overlooking the pool (lots of other things to choose if you don't like Indian food). In fact it...

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valuable Guests, Thank you for giving us a chance to serve you at our Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay. As your comments our hotel is aimed to touch with real local life style of Myanmar and our staffs are always happy to serve you with their kind hearts.Great to hear from you that you delighted the Indian...

Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the hotel is not central the staff more than make up for it. The rooms are small but have all the amenities you might need. As the hotel is boutique the pool, spa and restaurant are all to hand. If you like Indian food this is the place for you.

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valued Guests, Heart felts thank you for your comments. As we are boutique hotel, our rooms are small and tiny but we facilitated with the amenities to convenient our valuable guests. Our staffs are always ready to help with kind hearts.Great to hear from you that you delighted upon our overall services and our outlets, Spice Garden Restaurant,...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

360USD per night for a 12sqm noisy room, really? We took a "wedding package" which was supposed to have 75min couple massage per day + sparkling wine. We ended up with a standard bottle of red wine + one massage only as they argued it was not for each day. Room was extremely noisy also. People are nice but luxury...

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valuable Guests, Thank you for being our valuable guests and we served your wedding package with one time allowance of myanmar massage herbal ball which is 75mins per each and welcome with a bottle of wine and sangria drinks. As our hotel is situated in the quarter of nan shae and surrounded with University of Foreign Languages Mandalay,...

Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here at the beginning of our trip and re booked to stay at the end as we liked it so much. The rooms are spotless, the grounds are immaculate and the food so very good. What really makes a place feel like home thou are the people and here the staff are just wonderful, every single member of...

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valued guests, Thank you for staying with us and appreciate much upon your kind comments. We feel on top of the world that your words " a place feel like home'' and "the people and here the staff are just wonderful, every single member of staff made our stay feel so special". We are always happy to see...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

A boutique style hotel in the middle of the city. Charming style. Rooms were small but were nice. We faced the street which was not too loud. We enjoyed the happy hour by the pool with the local musician and free cocktails. Definitely a great way to unwind after a busy day. The staff was polite and helpful. When another...

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for your kind comments here. Happy to hear that you happy at our happy hour by the pool that we aimed for our guests refreshments and to get a chance to meet up with another travelers.We served Breakfast Buffet with variety of choices. Thank you for your recommendation and hope to serve you again...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jan 20-21 After a great dinner at Bistro at 82nd, we arrived in minutes at our stay, Hotel by the Red Canal. A smaller, boutique-style, hotel, it is well-located with a welcoming swimming pool as a centerpiece. We were able to enjoy the complimentary foot massage. I also had a full body massage. There is a daily Happy Hour that...

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valuable Guests, It is great to know that you delighted upon our welcoming and swimming pool. Our boutique hotel serve the message with the styles of traditional and western. We aimed our happy hour cocktail party , tea time and massages are for your refreshments. We so glad that our aim meet up with you.Spice Garden Restaurant Team...

scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel tries very hard. It is located in a small plot near a fast flowing canal with lots of traffic and people going past day and night. It is well appointed with the very best use made of the space outside. The rooms we were in were small, but spotless, with good quality toiletries and linen. We were facing...

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear valued Guests, Thank you for your kind feedback here. As per your comments our staffs are polite, helpful and charming. Thank you again for your recommendations and your experience sharing. We are happy to make your convenient staying with us. Hope to see you again in Mandalay. With Warm Regards, Ashwin

Wiltshire, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Red Canal is popular with tourists wanting something different in Mandalay. We liked the Indian food, the complimentary cocktails at dusk, the staff and the service. Also the second room we occupied, which was lovely. The first was too small for two people and two hefty cases, but the staff did everything they could to sort it for us....

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valuable Guests, Thank you for your staying with us and happy to hear from you that you delighted upon our Spice Garden Restaurant, happy hour, staffs, overall services and pool. Heart felts deeply thanks to you for giving us a chance to host you as our valuable guests. Hope to see you in near future again. Have a...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel and rooms, asked for pool facing, based on the photographs and reviews we read. Were highly disappointed. To begin with our rooms were not ready though check in is at 2.00 we got our rooms at 2.45 p.m. for tired passengers that is the worst start. The reception kept saying they are giving us really good...

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valuable Guests, Thank you for staying with us and happy to hear from you that you delighted upon our Spice Garden Restaurant's Foods. Let me explain about our Hotel. Our hotel by the Red Canal is one and only boutique hotel in Mandalay which decorated with traditional accessories and themed with national ethnic of Myanmar. As we are...

Fareham uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel but limited eating out around. rooms very clean and staff lovley and friendly . Lots to see in Mandalay the hotel offers all excursions for you to enjoy they offer tea in the afternoon pool good .

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Ashwin K, General Manager at Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay, responded to this review

Mingalabar, Dear Valuable Guests, Happy to see your comments on tripadvisor that you delighted our services and our rooms. Tea time , cocktails party and pools are complimentary to make refreshments for our guests. We would like to serve you again in Mandalay.Thank you for staying with us. Have a great day! Ashwin

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An oasis by the landmark Red Canal in local folklore just minutes from the famed Mandalay Palace and other attractions, The Hotel by the Red Canal is a convenient sanctuary, with its lush tropical greenery and calming water features, amidst the hustle and bustle of Myanmar's cultural city. “By choosing to stay with us, we will provide you with the extra measure of quality, comfort and personal convenience that you are looking for. Being small, we are able to provide personal attention to the needs, wants, and expectations of every guest.” The boutique-style hotel is a celebration of all things Myanmar, featuring teak furniture and fixtures & fittings made from rattan, mother-of-pearl and other local materials as well as Myanmar marble lining the bathroom walls. Each of the 4 types of guestrooms or customized suites, differentiated by individual style, bears the name of the major ethnic groups in multi-cultural Myanmar and is adorned with rich traditional paraphernalia and trappings reflecting their respective cultural heritage. All Chin and Shan suites feature a balcony overlooking the swimming pool and garden green. Ground floor Chin suites enjoy a “water moat”. The Rakhine suites are spacious and ideal for the business traveler. An outdoor shower with a slate wall of cascading water is the highlight of the honeymooner Kachin suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay

Address: No. 417 Corner of 63 & 22 streets | Aung Myae Tha Zan Township, Mandalay 952, Myanmar
Region: Myanmar > Mandalay Region > Mandalay
Price Range: $189 - $386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel by the Red Canal, Mandalay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Negotiate the price by 50% at least”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool facing is best”
 of 5 bubbles ScotlandEartha, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Please see that you have a confirmed pool facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles Indurao, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had ground floor viewing water feature”
 of 5 bubbles N1881SRrogerw, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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