Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our family of staff is so excited to welcome you to our home away from home, and to the first and best hostel in Inle Lake, Myanmar! We work hard to make everyone feel comfortable at Song of Travel, offering free coffee, tea, and snacks all day every day! If you are arriving in Nyaung Shwe early in the morning after a night bus, no need to worry, we have a free room with beds where you can have a nap, take a shower, and grab a cup of coffee or tea in order to feel ready to take on the day! Each morning enjoy our complimentary, daily changing breakfasts which are inspired by guests, and who are always
welcome to suggest new items for our menu!

Not quite sure what to do while you’re here? Our local staff are all extremely enthusiastic to provide suggestions for activities in Nyaung Shwe and the surrounding areas including three completely unique boat trips on the lake that are only offered through this hostel. We also have guide books specific to this area written by previous volunteers who were able to really explore and write down their firsthand experiences for you to learn from. While the hostel is located in a totally authentic residential part of town, it is a bit of a walk into the city centre but this is made easy with the free bike rentals!

Grab a bike and cycle around town, getting lost on the pothole filled roads and checking out how the locals live around here. It definitely adds to the experience being a bit out of the main area, and seeing the kids playing outside, the monks walking by each morning, and the local people going about their day to day lives. We host a variety of activities each day from wine tasting at Red Mountain Estate Winery (a short 20 minute bike ride away) to movie night, to playing Chinlon together, there is something for everyone! At the end of the day head up to the rooftop bar to grab a tasty cocktail and enjoy the sunset. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 Jan 2019
    We had a great stay here in a 12 mixed dorm. Staff were amazingly helpful and friendly. Free tea and coffee with a snack is always a bonus. Because we left early to catch a train before breakfast had started, reception staff made sure we got some toast before leaving. The atmosphere is very calm and relaxing. I would 100% stay here again.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    15 Jan 2019
    This has been without a doubt the best hostel I have ever stayed. I arrived at 5am after a night bus and was checked in right away ! The staff were so friendly and attentive, it was a real pleasure talking to them Every day. The hostel itself was clean and well run with local activities every day. The food was excellent and tea and coffee was available free through the day. This will be my first choice when I return to Myanmar. Just an absolute pleasure.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    02 Jan 2019
    Amazing experience, peaceful place with light good music, games available, coffee and snacks, activities everyday, very clean. Staff super lovely, helpful. Free bikes to use, great breakfast. If 16 people per room makes you step back, reconsider, because every bed is isolated in cubicle. I felt comfy and had privacy. the bedroom is also spacious.
    Brazil, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    01 Jan 2019
    The hostel itself is very artistically designed and has cubicle style dorm rooms with curtain, power supply and light - you'll hardly know that you're sharing the room with potentially 15 others! The reception staff are very welcoming and helpful in planning to make the best of your time at Inle. The free breakfast changes daily and is of high quality! The hostel is quite far from the centre of town and while I commend them in establishing a relaxed atmosphere it does make it a littlle dull.
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Myanmar

  • 2018

    10th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Myanmar

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  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

1. Check in begins at 2pm and check out ends at 11am.
2. Payment: Cash only upon arrival.
3. Cancellation Policy: Our hostel has a 24 hour cancellation policy. Prior to 24 hours of check-in, cancellation is allowed at no charge. Under 24 hours you will be charged for the amount of 50% of one night of your reservation, per person.
4. Quiet Hours: 10pm - 7am. All of our guests have different itineraries and asked us to establish hours when noise must be kept to a minimum. Your neighbors greatly appreciate your mindfulness!
5. Code of Conduct: Any guest who compromises the safety or comfort of our community - which includes our guests, our staff, and our neighbors, will be asked to leave immediately and not offered a refund. Thank you for your understanding.