Royal City Hotel
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We took an impromptu self-guided tour by taxi today with our new friend, Phillipe. Phillipe is a 50-year-old kindergarten teacher from Bretagne, France on a multi-month trip around the world. We have really enjoyed our time with him and his patience as we practiced our French.
The three of us hired Aung Ba La, a cabbie, to …
We got talking to an eccentric old South African guy, Josef, yesterday morning, and again today, and agreed to go on the three cities tour together. We could split the costs and he was sure to be an entertaining accomplice. We were not disappointed!
Josef was in his 60’s and had a lot of travel experience. He was also a bit of a …
The Palace, being a reconstruction and under quite strict military guard, was not at attraction we were at all interested in, but the Golden Palace Monastery was the only remaining original building and we thought would be worth a visit. So we set off, but were soon stopped by a couple of men on motorbikes offering the usual advice. For once we …
We had come prepared for horrendous overland journeys, but were pleasantly surprised to find that there are new roads linking Yangon to both Mandalay and Bagan, which happily were our two planned stops. So for 10,000 kyat (about £7.50) we could travel the 700km to Mandalay in just 8 hours, and decided to do so during the day, partly for the scenery …
Also located in central Burma, the bus to Mandalay from Bagan took only 5-6 hours,
hence we had a lot more westerners on board with us. The taxi took us to two
hotels before we decided on the Royal since it was slightly cheaper, ($30). Prices
are on the rise all over with New Years approaching. This includes the two week
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal City Hotel Mandalay
Staff was very helpful with helping us make plans .
Room was very big & clean .
They gave us the top floor so we can the whole city .
Breakfast was good !!!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.