North of downtown is the Savoy, deftly displaying how a hotel can be luxurious and sustainable at the same time. Upon check-in guests are given the option to chisel off a piece of locally-produced soap – lemongrass? coffee? thanaka? – which helps to reduce plastic waste and support local artisans. Post-COVID-19, when buffets are consigned to the dustbin of history, Savoy’s a la carte brunch will be yet another example of how this hotel is ahead of the curve.
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Myanmar Times, June 2020
There is no need to compromise on luxury when saving the planet.
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Official Green Queen Blog, October 2019
At the Savoy Hotel Yangon, we take our commitment to the environment seriously. We are offering our guests the option to avoid single-use plastic in their room experience, working in harmony together to create a sustainable tourism experience. Please click here to read the full Press Release.
Savoy Press Release, July 2019
The restaurant is inside the Savoy hotel. For the wine lovers, it is great chance to date at Kipling’s where you can try wines from all over the world. Full article
Myanmar Times, November 2018
At The Savoy, next door to Sharky’s Dhammazedi restaurant and shop, chef Florian Eberhardt is serving up a farm-to-table menu using the best of Sharky’s Myanmar ingredients cleverly crafted into fine dining dishes.
myanmore.com, May 2018
The long journey to a country that is now making its first steps in tourism reveals not only unforgettable landscapes and Buddhist attractions, but also a different lifestyle based on philosophy and deep religiousness.
Kathimerini, September 2017
The Savoy Hotel Yangon is a colonial boutique hotel whose original building dates back over 100 years. The posh property is ideally located a stones throw from the city’s iconic Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar’s “twinkling wonder” and the nearby People’s Park. Full article
dobbernationloves.com, February 2017
Located within the region of the Shwedagon Pagoda, the Savoy Hotel under German management offers authentic luxury in colonial style. Full article
Der Kulinariker, December 2016
Good time to try one of the eight burgers is on Wednesday when you can get a free bottle of Tuborg with your order. Burgers aside, their business lunch is probably the best value, offering a three course meal going for USD 19,-
myanmore, Myanmar, May 2016
Easy to imagine romantic writers penning poems by candle-light in the Burma of centuries past
Alef Magazine, Quatar, July 2015
Kipling’s Restaurant is fast becoming the place to go in Yangon for innovative modern cusine
mylifesavour, Myanmar, November 2014
The Savoy Hotel offers an impressive blend of the modern and the traditional.
Ocean Magazine, Australien, Juli 2014
…excellent espresso, …breakfast is a treat with amazing fresh fruit juices
Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand, Feb 2014
Die 30 Zimmer des exzellenten Savoy Hotel nahe der Shwedagon Pagode haben polierte Holzböden, Teakholzmöbel und große Bäder. Dazu bietet das Haus eine Gartenterrasse mit Pool.
Reise & Preise, Germany, Aug/Sept/Oct 2013
The Savoy Hotel is a colonial-style boutique hotel, with great decoration which takes us back to the colonial days. The Savoy Hotel fuses the best of east and west decor, which makes it one of the most beautiful and unique hotels in Yangon – not to mention the peacefulness once inside the grounds, even though the location is right in the heart of the city. It really is a destination in itself.
Thai TV, Channel 5, 48hrs travel documentary, Thailand, July 2013
We had a delightful stay at the Savoy Hotel which is now in my top five hotels of the world.
Sonia Kronlund, Radio France, July 2013
My favourite is the boutique Savoy Hotel near the Shwedagon
Daily Telegraph, UK, February 2013
Confortevole, con ottimo ristorante
Dovè, Italy, February 2013
My favourite is the boutique Savoy Hotel, just north of Shwedagon Pagoda. Built in the colonial style and furnished with antiques, it has an attractive pool and friendly , efficient service
The National, UAE, December 2012
Aus eigener Erfahrung kennen wir “The Savoy”, von dem der “Lonely Planet”-Reiseführer treffend schreibt, dass man hier den Standard des “Strand” abzüglich des Preisschildes bekomme.
Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Switzerland, September 2012
The German-managed Savoy Hotel is well situated between Inya Lake and downtown. It’s a charming hotel with 24 rooms and excellent service
New York Times, USA, August 2012
A good way to recover from the journey is to spend the night relaxing at the boutique Savoy Hotel, which overlooks the Shwedagon Pagoda
Condé Nast Traveller, USA, November 2011
Perfection in the detail – not far from the pulsating centre of Yangon lies a select oasis of tranquility. The Savoy Hotel in the largest metropolis of Myanmar offers an impressive blend of the modern and the traditional.
VIP International, Travellers Gold Edition, Germany, November 2010