"The owner is so helpful that willing to help and teach us how to travel by bus and you can get a free circular train ticket from the hostel."
LI - December 12, 2017
Location rating score
700 meters to public transportation
Located in heart of Yangon
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
|Value for money||9.1|
|Distance to city center||0.5 km|
|Nearest airport||Yangon International Airport (RGN)|
|Distance to airport||14.2 km|
Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM. 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 hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.
Shwe Yo Vintage Hostel 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 hostel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Shwe Yo Vintage Hostel also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hostel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Shwe Yo Vintage Hostel has a car park that's close to the hostel. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Yangon with private transportation, the hostel can arrange both taxis or car rental.
Shwe Yo Vintage Hostel does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.
"You can order food at their own little kitchen which is very cheap and super tasty."
August 22, 2018
"The bed is comfortable and they do provides curtain for all the beds in dorm."
December 12, 2017
"Will definitely recommend this to friends who would want to go to Yangon!"
November 5, 2019
Located in the lovely area of Downtown Yangon, Shwe Yo Vintage Hostel enjoys a commanding position in the shopping, culture, sightseeing hub of Yangon. Set 0.5 km from the excitement of the city, this 1-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.
Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Shwe Yo Vintage Hostel is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, taxi service, ticket service, postal service.
Guests can choose from 15 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Shwe Yo Vintage Hostel is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Yangon.
"The owners speak very good English and love to have a chat w..."
August 22, 2018
Children and extra beds
Minimum age of guests is: 16 year(s).
Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.
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Best place to stay for the water festival!!”
I was spending 3 nights at Shwe Yo hostel during water festival holidays and had a good time in Yangon! The family owned hostel is a great place to be: Best location, very nice and helpful family and staff that speak good English and help you a lot with travel planning, things to do around Yangon and prepare the most delicious (vegetarian) food I had so far in Myanmar :) Although many sightseeing places and restaurants were closed during the water festival, it never got boring at the hostel because we went on a free walking tour, exchanged experiences about Myanmar & travels and could try out some special Burmese deserts that the family prepared at the hostel. The place is clean and good for socializing with other travelers, I am more than happy with my stay and can totally recommend it!!! :)
Shwe Yo Vintage Hostel is located in China town and near the Sule Pagoda. If you walk to the circle line train station, it is just a 10-minute walk. The room is clean, spacious and well-furnished. The host and staff are very friendly and helpful. They will give you some good advice to travel around the city. The host even upgrades my room to a suite free of charge!
Familiar atmosphere. Very friendly and incredibly helpful owner”
We had a very good stay at Shwe Yo. Do not expect a typical backpacker hostel with a chillout area and bar. This place is more familiar. The owner of this small guesthouse welcomed us and helped us with everything of our travel. He helped to cancel a night, organize transfer to the bus station and to purchase bus tickets to Bagan. It is not like the backpacker hostels in Bagan and Inle, so there is not a big common area and lots of tours offered. But still for us it was exactly the right deal! Thank you
Nice histel, caring owner, perfect stay in Yangon! ”
Super cool hostel, nice people, there's a different (almost) free program each day. The hostel is family owned and the family is very caring and loves to chat and give advice about Yangon and onward travel (we booked our bus to Mawlamyine here, unfortunately ended up in a slow and very tight local bus (On our way back from Mawlamyine to Yangon, we had a much nicer bus!). You can decide between a local breakfast or a regular toast breakfast! Special recommendation: If you're looking for good and very reasonably priced sushi: two doors down the road is the sushi restaurant "Oishi II" which was very delicious!
Lovely place ”
Nice hostel, with really comfortable beds with curtains. The vibe was social, but not party, and the staff were great. There’s some good restaurants and bars in the area. The attractions are a bit of a walk away, but that’s ok. Thanks Shwe Yo! I enjoyed my stay.
Great stay & staff! ”
The staff and owner are wonderful! The owner helped me with my circle train ticket, all my directions around Yangon, as well as help with the cheapest and best way to the airport. The breakfasts are all local dishes with ingredients from the market and are delicious! There are homemade local family lunches you can come to as well as tours and events throughout the week they set up for all the guests! The beds and bathrooms are clean and are all you need for a stay. The downstairs area is great to hang out in. I thought the building was really cool looking and loved all the art work on the walls. Great location as well! Thank you for such a wonderful stay in Yangon!
Cheap, clean, helpful staff and amazing food”
This hostel is very clean, cozy and the staff is incredibly helpful. The owners speak very good English and love to have a chat with you once you have arrived. The rest of the staff is very nice and friendly as well. You can order food at their own little kitchen which is very cheap and super tasty. The breakfast is different 7 days a week and very nice as well. I will definitely come back here when I’m in Yangon again! Recommended!
Perfect start to Myanmar ”
Super nice hostel, well located in Chinatown. Nice staff including the knowledgeable owner who knows about Yangon and is keen to help with everything. Laundry service, SIM card sale and booking of transportation are bonuses! Highly recommmend this place !!
Great family-run place (and GREAT bed). ”
What a wonderful start to Myanmar. There's no doubt that this couple wants all their guests to have a good time. Personal, helpful, smiling. We had a private room which was close to the reception, and despite it not having windows and that you could hear a little noise in the morning it was still worth it. And because it is new it is also very clean. And what a bed!!! Great zzzzzzzz. Close to the circle line (a must in Yangon) and easy to get to with cheap taxis. And simple but good local breakfast.
Great Hostel ”
Good hostel to meet other travellers. Staff are amazing, very helpful. Facilities good. Location is good. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Yangon.
Nice and pleasant stay”
The staff and owner were friendly, the lunch for 2000 kyats was nice as well. The location is perfect, right smack in the heart of chinatown. Room and toilet were clean. Wifi worked just fine. Will definitely stay here if i ever go back to Yangon 🙂🙂🙂
The best vintage style hostel in Yangon”
“cozy bed, clean room especially ever cleaning bathroom and toilets delicious breakfast and must try to have beautiful vintage wallpaper and decoration familiar staff feels like home located downtown centre and easy to hang out everywhere”
Worth it. Recommended!”
Host is very accomodating and helpful. He even help us to avoid late arrival on our night bus. Will definitely recommend this to friends who would want to go to Yangon!
The owner and his team are incredibly friendly and welcoming. The place is clean, in the Centre and serves very good breakfast. They have their own mini restaurant with nice and cheap food. Around the area you have a lot of places to eat as well. Ask the owner for advice if you are looking for something specific. From the hostel you can easily book train, bus and other tickets. For travel advice you can also go and have a chat with the owner. The rooms are nice and clean as well. The beds have little curtains so you have some more privacy. All in all an amazing hostel to stay in !! Highly recommended!
It's the best choice for the solo traveler who travel Yangon the first time. The location is good. The staff were super friendly and very helpful. I will come here again.
Owner and staff are very warmly welcome to us and we also appreciate to deal with them.”
This hostel locates in downtown area and we can join everywhere by bus ,train or on walk. The price is cheap for us, and comfortable. Thanks for your warming, and we appreciate you.
perfect place. number 1 place”
its an hostel but have also great duble room. special the big suite up flor. have the best breakfast and the managers are great amazing couple who will help you in all. second year we come beck for them. and we are usualy 5 stars luxury hotel visitors. !!!!
Lovely stay in Yangon ”
The staff are very helpful, friendly and welcoming! The hostel is very clean and spacious, fee water and coffee and tea, breakfast delicious. There was a tv in our room but it didn't have any channels on so a little bit pointless. The only thing I can say is that it is a little on the expensive side but everywhere is in Myanmar so comparable to other places we have stayed this has been the best place so far!!
Great hospitality and excellent service”
Very friendly staff and boss. They offer Burmese breakfast which is so delicious. The bed is comfortable and they do provides curtain for all the beds in dorm. The owner is so helpful that willing to help and teach us how to travel by bus and you can get a free circular train ticket from the hostel. They do provide free activities few days in a week. Tried their Shan noodle on Sunday, it was so delicious and cheap. Highly recommended.
Central location and friendly”
The owner and all the staff were incredibly friendly and he hostel as a cool vibe with the polished concrete walls and grafitti/wall art My only issue was that there's no top sheet,just a blanked wich gets too hot in Myanmar weather (plus not the most hygienic). I'd recommend them to provide top sheets/duvet covers instead The entrance/chill out area is always full of travelers, great to meet people Traditional breakast served everyday
700 meters to public transportation
Located in heart of Yangon