MGM Hotel

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

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

Robert - August 11, 2019

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Property highlights
Check-in/out [express]
Hassle-free check in
Close to National Museum
Within 940 m of property
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Popular landmarks
Bahosi Hospital 90 m
Pearl Thida 160 m
Shwe La Min Hospital 190 m
Junction Maw Tin Shopping Center 350 m
Brigham and Women's Hospital 420 m
Department of Pathology 450 m
Ocean Supercenter 540 m
City Mall St. John 550 m
City Mall St John ( Ocean Centre );Ocean 550 m
Pyay Road Railway Station 580 m
Nearby landmarks
National Museum 940 m
Yangon Chinatown 1.22 km
Sule Pagoda 2.15 km
Shwedagon Pagoda 2.24 km
Yangon Central Railway Station 2.34 km
Immaculate Conception Cathedral 2.72 km
Kandawgyi Park 3.48 km
Botahtaung Pagoda 3.7 km
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha 4.34 km
Aung San Suu Kyi House 5.11 km
6.8

Good

Location rating score

Popular neighborhood
  • 580 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Currency exchange

  • Located in heart of Yangon

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Cheaper than 93% of all properties in Yangon in the last 24 hoursCompared to 456 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

Standard Double or Twin Bed
Standard Double or Twin Bed
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 double bed and 1 single b...
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
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Superior Double or Twin Room
Superior Double or Twin Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
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Standard Double or Twin Room - Lower Floor
Standard Double or Twin Room - Lower Floor
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
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Superior Triple Room
Superior Triple Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
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Suite
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 queen beds
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Standard Single
Standard Single
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Duplex Suite
Duplex Suite
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 2 queen beds
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Standard Triple
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
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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 that's close to the hotel. 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.

    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.

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    What people love about MGM Hotel

    • 8.0
      Very good
      Location

      "Well located with good restaurants very close by."

      Harmen

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      February 2, 2018

    • 8.8
      Excellent

      "Stayed many times and would always come back."

      matthew

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      March 5, 2020

    • 8.0
      Very good

      "We had a lovely time in this friendly hotel."

      Harmen

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      February 2, 2018

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    Overall rating:
    6.5
    Good
    1,703 reviews
    Cleanliness
    5.9
    Facilities
    5.9
    Location
    6.8
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    What travelers say they love:
    The room is clean, not too small and the facilities are all ...
    Purichaya from Thailand
    Group
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    More about MGM Hotel

    Offering quality accommodations in the shopping, culture, sightseeing district of Yangon, M.G.M Hotel is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel lies 2.0 Km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Bahosi Hospital, Shwe La Min Hospital, Junction Maw Tin Shopping Center give to this hotel a special charm.

    At M.G.M Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, ticket service, taxi service.

    The hotel features 100 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include television LCD/plasma screen, mirror, towels, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary). The hotel's massage, karaoke are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the M.G.M Hotel.

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    Most talked about facilities

    Breakfast
    91 mentions
    Housekeeping
    63 mentions
    Internet
    38 mentions
    Food & Dining
    11 mentions

    What they offer

    8.4
    Excellent
    Staff 

    "All staff at front counter are very nice and helpful."

    Purichaya

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    February 20, 2018

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    Nearest essentials

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    Food and dining

    Breakfast options

    American
    Asian
    Vegetarian

    Restaurants on site

    Nan Yan Restaurant
    Cuisine:Chinese

    What's nearby

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    Reviews of MGM Hotel from real guests

    Overall rating
    6.5
    Good
    From 1703 reviews
    7.0Service
    6.8Location
    6.8Value for money
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    Cleanliness5.9
    Facilities5.9
    Location6.8
    Room comfort and quality6.4
    Service7.0
    Value for money6.8
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    9.0
    Exceptional
    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
    9.0
    Exceptional
    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
    9.2
    Exceptional
    Derrick from Cambodia
    Solo traveler
    Superior
    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
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Susan from United States
    Couple
    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
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Susan from United States
    Couple
    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
    8.7
    Excellent
    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
    9.6
    Exceptional
    ian from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Superior
    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
    8.0
    Excellent
    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
    8.3
    Excellent
    Derek from United States
    Couple
    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
    7.7
    Very good
    Heng from Malaysia
    Group
    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
    9.7
    Exceptional
    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
    8.0
    Excellent
    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
    8.3
    Excellent
    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
    7.3
    Very good
    Christopher from Australia
    Group
    Suite
    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
    8.7
    Excellent
    Joseph from United States
    Couple
    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
    8.0
    Excellent
    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
    8.0
    Excellent
    Ken from Canada
    Solo traveler
    Suite
    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
    6.3
    Good
    Bronwyn from Australia
    Couple
    Suite
    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
    7.3
    Very good
    Kristy from Canada
    Couple
    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
    7.3
    Very good
    Jin from China
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 3 nights in February 2013

    Acceptable budget hotel”

    location

    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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