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Bagan Thande Hotel

Bagan Thande Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

The Thande is one of the oldest hotels in the area having opened in 1922 for the visit of King Edward VIII. This is a good value hotel which has an unrivalled central location and overlooks the Irrawaddy river. All 78 rooms are clean, comfortable and offer en suite facilities and the hotel is set in well-tended grounds with a small swimming pool that provides a welcome relief from the heat of the Pagan plains. The hotel has a delightful riverside restaurant serving a range of international and local cuisine, and breakfast is served in the garden when the weather is fine.

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