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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful English Garden setting. The Chef is excellent. We chatted to him before dinner and he organised a wood fire to be lit in our room for after dinner. The sky at night is so clear up there but do go prepared for a chilly evening and morning especially if you like to sit out in the evening

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aorngapali, General Manager at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Steve R, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort, Kalaw! Thank you very much to bringing your excellent stayed with us and much appreciated to taking time to share of your experiences at the Amara Mountain Resort. We are very glad that all of services from our team met your expectation and happy in the end during your stayed. We...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed at this hotel and spent time at the excellent elephant conservation project nearby.. they say on the site that all 10 rooms are the same, but some are better than others, both in views and bath tubs! very well kept rooms..very good service..good restaurant..

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aorngapali, General Manager at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sumeetbr, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort, Kalaw! First of all, thank you very much for choosing us amongst many other hotels in the City of Kalaw. We would much appreicated for taking time to wriet here your beautiful comments about us and we alwyas try to do our best to meet all of our Distinquish expectation withing you and...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Hotel with houses imitating good old England in the country. Comfortable rooms with stylish bathroom, but awfull plumbing. Shower streaming hot or icecold. Friendly staf in a charming restaurant with very good food.

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aorngapali, General Manager at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Willem V, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort, Kalaw! Thank you very much for your beautiful comments and we are very glad to know as you had a great holidays and enjoyed the green enviromental of Kalaw. All of we are trying to improve as your comment of shower in the room. We do hope chance to welcome you...

Hope Valley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for five star ultra modern hotel type luxury this isn't the place for you. But if you want to enjoy a different experience in Myanmar, this hotel in the old colonial 'escape from the heat' mountain setting will float your boat. One of the two buildings is original, although updated, and harks back to the way...

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aorngapali, General Manager at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ian O, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort, Kalaw! First and foremost, we would like to say thank you very much for chossing our property in Kalaw. We are very glad to reading your beauitful comment that you had a pleasant stayed with our team as well as we felt your satisfaction all aspects. We would much appreciated for...

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights in January. The property and the ambience are superb. It harkens back in time and the walls told many stories of the British escaping the heat of Yangon to weekend at the Hill Station. With fires in our rooms, hot water bottles stylishly presented, double layers of comforters and a few warm...

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aorngapali, General Manager at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear LJSpock, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort, Kalaw! First and foremost, thank you very much for choosen one of our proerty amongst other Hotels and Resorts in Kalaw. We are very glad to read your comment and sharing your experieces during your stayed here on this page. All of your words said you have a great time with us and...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apart from the elephant camp and the starting base for treks there is not a lot else to warrant a trip to Kalaw....however it's worth the trip to stay here! Beautiful hotels in great gardens. It's almost like being in England. Great welcome at reception with drinks and cool towels. Very friendly and welcoming. Rooms are large with a big...

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aorngapali, General Manager at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kim R, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort, Kalaw! First and foremost, thank you very much for your beautiful comments. We are very glad to read and hear of your voices that you had an excellent time during your stay at our Resort in Kalaw. All of members are very happy to hear of your prasing for the result of...

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real gem of a place. Would have loved to stay 2 nights at least but in a group tour. Harking back to an English cottage garden and 4 posted bedrooms. Amazing vegetable garden producing very good food.

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aorngapali, Director of Sales at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort! Thank you very much for your beautiful comment and choosing our property amongst other hotels in Kalaw. We are very glad to reading of your experiences during your stayed. We wish to welcome back you to resort. Wish you all the best, The Management of Amara Group Co., Ltd.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a night before we started our trek. It's a beautiful setting, in a gorgeous old colonial house converted to a hotel (I think one is original and one is new). Lovely setting and exceptionally friendly staff. I was cold one evening so they came and lit the fire in my room which was lovely and cosy.

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aorngapali, General Manager at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort, Kalaw! First of all, thank you very much for choosing on of our proerty in Kalaw. We are very glad to reading of your lovely comment and perfect along with your satisfaction during your steay with us. We are looking forward to welcome you once again in the near future. With best regards,...

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Ok, so I don't think we had a typical experience, as we turned up for one night on Christmas Eve. The staff had a arranged Christmas food, including turkey, and entertainment for all guests that evening. The evening was great fun and included traditional dances, carol singing by local children, and local musicians. As the evening progressed the party spirit...

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aorngapali, General Manager at Amara Mountain Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Stephen & Mrs. Anna, Wishing a Happy New Year of 2017 from Amara Mountain Resort's team! First and foremost, thank you very much for taking time to share of your memorials and your happiness here on this page. We are very glad to know that you have a great time during Christmas Eve and your happiness and statisfication...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

So glad that we had booked only one night in this hotel during our 6 week tour of Myanmar. We stayed here at the end of November and the evening was definitely chilly. The bedroom was tastefully decorated but so cold. We asked for the fire to be lit ( which the hotel did) and hot water bottles were put...

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Dear Mr. Rhona C, Greetings from Amara Mountain Resort, Kalaw! Thank you for taking time to write a comment and sorry to hear that you have unpleasant stayed while you are here with us. Wishing you a very Happy New Year and all the best in 2017. With best regards, The Management of Amara Group, Myanmar.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kalaw is a small town in Shan State, formerly created by the British government during colonial times as a summer resort in the highlands. The Amara Mountain Resort itself consists of two buildings, both colonial style and one built as early as 1909. It is surrounded by a cottage garden with ancient trees, brightly colored flowers and a bio garden, whose products are served fresh in our restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amara Mountain Resort

Address: 10/182 Thida Road Quarter 10 | Western Bogone, Kalaw, Myanmar
Region: Myanmar > Shan State > Kalaw
Price Range: ₹ 9,595 - ₹ 12,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Amara Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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