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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This hotel has spectacular views and a location that just can't be beat! It's close to many of the main tourist attractions, which makes for easy and relaxed sightseeing. If you're debating whether or not you should stay on the lake- look no further. The staff welcome you (back) with drums and glowing smiles each time you return to the...

Thank MCat194
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This was my favourite place during 8 days in Myanmar. We had an amazing view of the sunset from our balcony and the room was clean and spacious. We were greeted by traditional music upon our arrival and the reception area is comfy and spacious. This is a unique place and a must when staying in this area. It is...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I *want* to like GIC more than I do, but the truth is that, despite a positive attitude, and an overall eagerness, they miss the mark on a few key pieces. First, however, let's start with location. On the basis of purely location, this is a 5-star setting. Cottages on stilts in the middle of a beautiful, mirror-still lake? How...

Thank btrain16
Reviewed 26 December 2016

One of the good examples to paradise on earth. Lovely resort, terrific villas, beautiful structures, bridges, gardening - The landscape inventor should get a prize. It is a very large place but still calm and romantic due to many hidden corners. each villa is a private entity..

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed there last week and had an amazing experience. The location is beautiful with well maintained cottages. Lobely view of the surrounding lake. Bird watchers can enjoy the morning time here. Service & food was excellent.

Thank traveller56kolkata
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 days in December 2016 and this was the best hotel I've done in Myanmar. The view is fantastic, the location is breathtaking. The rooms are spacious and clean. The downside is the restaurant which is not very good, and you don't have much choice as you are far from the town. Don't hesitate to take...

Thank albane b
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic setting on the lake, spent 3 nights here including my birthday! The staff are great, sunrises, sunsets and scenery to die for, and observing the wildlife and locals was an added bonus. Food could be better and warmer but I'd still stay there again.

Thank mzveej
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

it is on the lake, over water. Adds to its charm. Staff friendly. Main problem is, you are isolated, wifi is unreliable and restaurant is ok. you have no choice. cabins are spacious. reasonably comfortable. Charming and an experience but I probably would prefer an on land hotel.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Inle Lake as part of a private tour we booked. It was our favorite hotel on the trip! Located about an hour by boat from the main tourist jetty on north side of the lake, GIC is a collection of small stilted cottages in the middle of the lake. as your boat pulled into the main building, the...

Thank Andrew F
United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The facilities are fantastic! It is a beautiful place to stay at, perfect to get a way from a busy life! Staff is one of the best things that the hotel offers. Rooms are really good spacious and well maintained! Before we went, there were complaints about the noise that boats make during the day, but come on!!! The beautiful...

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Additional Information about Golden Island Cottages

Address: No. 65 Circular Road, Hawgone Qr | Nampan Village, Inle Lake, Taunggyi, Myanmar
Region: Myanmar > Shan State > Taunggyi
Price Range: $83 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Island Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Golden Island Cottages Hotel Taunggyi
Golden Island Hotel
Golden Island Resort
Golden Island Cottages Myanmar/Taunggyi
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Taunggyi
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“Room away from reception”
 of 5 bubbles shrimpchip, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 200 series rooms have a gorgeous sunset view, but are also closest to the noisiest part of the lake - Double-edged sword”
 of 5 bubbles btrain16, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“One of the villas.”
 of 5 bubbles nadioo, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“quiet rooms facing the hills”
  • sunrise with lotus pond in foreground
  • sunrise from veranda
  • really large cottage
  • large beds
 of 5 bubbles LockyNorwich, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sunset view - magical”
 of 5 bubbles T5299TLdeniseg, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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