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Salay House

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An interesting stopover

We called in to Salay House en route to our river cruise boat after a walking tour of Salay. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laurine F
Waikanae, New Zealand
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Heritage Hotel, scenic riverside, excellent taste

Salay is a historic town between Mt. Popa and Bagan. There aren't too many eateries here, but Salay... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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481 Strand Road, Bagan, Myanmar
+95 9 797 222122
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We called in to Salay House en route to our river cruise boat after a walking tour of Salay. The owner speaks excellent English and gave us a history of the renovations where one can now stay, or enjoy a beer or delicious smoothie in...More

Thank Laurine F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Salay is a historic town between Mt. Popa and Bagan. There aren't too many eateries here, but Salay House is an outstanding place by any standards. The hotel cum restaurant is run by a dynamic couple. The Husband is a retired bureacrat with a passion...More

Thank kowie55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salay House is exactly what was missing in Salay, one of the nicest off the road one day trip from Bagan. It has amazing old wooden monasteries and temples. It is an old trader outpost by the river and Salay House, an historical merchant old...More

1  Thank Dominique F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are staying in Bagan and visited Salay on the way back from Mount Popa trip. It is a faded colonial town, with a slightly underwhelming museum but has an authentic feel to it. We had seen Salay House recommended in Rough Guide so paid...More

Thank PeterH6985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to relax after visiting the neighbourhood. Friendly company as most of the people in Myanmar.

Thank paulgeoris
Reviewed 6 October 2018

As a group we had a relaxing time in this very place, we enjoyed their hospitality. To be visited. Spend some time there if you can, André

Thank andredesmet
Reviewed 15 March 2018

My husband and I stayed at this hotel after our visit to Mandalay. We had a 7 hour trip up the Irrawaddy river and were met by our guide who drove us to this hotel. Run by husband and wife team. They spoke English and...More

Thank Jacqueline L
Reviewed 9 March 2018

a colonial house painstakingly restored to its former glory. by the owner it contained many original artifacts. the owner and staff are delightful and very knowledgeable on the history and facts. refreshments can be enjoyed in a pretty garden area on the banks of areyarwaddy....More

2  Thank daihard48
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Travelling on Irrawaddy Explorer we found Salay House, an oasis of calm and quality. The staff were so helpful and polite and the shop had such interesting good quality tempting merchandise. Planting in the garden running down to the river is delightful. Do go to...More

Thank TonyMSomersetEngland
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This restored 1906 British Colonial building is located on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River contains a restaurant and a gift shop. Oasis in the dessert. Nice stop for having wonderful meal. The kindness of Khaing & her husband is awsome.

Thank Kay Thwe P
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