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Song Of Travel Hostel Nyaung Shwe

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

VOTED MYANMAR'S BEST HOSTEL 2019 BY HOSTELWORLD. Thank you for all the love and support. You are the best singers for Song of Travel.
Our family of staff is so excited to welcome you to our home away from home! 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 guidebooks 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 center 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! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.9

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.6

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Jan 2020
    The staff made the whole experience so personal. Everyone knew my name the second I checked in. Despite looking like a massive boombox, it is a very quiet and chilled out hostel. It's not a party hostel like some would expect. Great night's sleep and fantastic atmosphere and crowd if you want to socialise. It deserves every award it is given.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Jan 2020
    Had an unbelievable stay. No surprise they’ve won Hostel of the Year. The staff/volunteers are very friendly and helpful in all situations and also very funny. Layout of the rooftop area is perfect, it’s set up to make friends easily, but also enough space to just chill and enjoy the great sunset view. They offer workout equipment, free water, and a filling high quality breakfast. Check out their menu as well, food was as tasty as the restaurants in town, if not better. Nice book exchange too!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Jan 2020
    Just awesome. Also, take the sunrise fullday boat trip! Its great.
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Jan 2020
    It's the top rated hostel near Inle Lake for a reason! Loved every minute of my stay there. Definitely one of my BEST hostel experiences yet!! Loved the Burmese class on Wednesdays!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Jan 2020
    Probably the best hostel I’ve ever stayed in (and I’ve stayed in a lot of them). Everything about the place is so well thought out, the staff are ridiculously nice, the rooftop bar is fantastic and the free breakfast is amazing. Great showers, everything is spotless and the dorms all have curtains + free bike rental. They even buy in popular books to ensure their free book swap always has a great selection - next level stuff. No wonder this is ‘Myanmar’s best hostel’.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Dec 2019
    Song of travel is such a sweet place that offer a bed for people for travel overnight by bus.
    Hong Kong China, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    18 Jan 2020
    LOVE! Great place with amazing staff (Amy was incredible) and a great rooftop to chill have food and drink on!
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    06 Jan 2020
    Staff is amazing, can’t overstate that. They are really the best. The hostel is a little away from the center, but after you get to the hostel you can use the bikes to get everywhere quickly. Also good to have the bike to tour around the area, and the staff will tell you best places to go. Both the downstairs area and rooftop are great for meeting people. The dorms have a lot of people, but the cubby beds are very private, have lamps and chargers, and very comfy. Great place, thanks again!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    08 Jan 2020
    Great place to hang out. Staff very helpful and friendly. Breakfast is lovely and change every day! Try the mojito cocktail! You can bike everywhere in the town and around it. I definitely recommend this place.
    France, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    17 Jan 2020
    Ahmee is the friendliest hostel worker I’ve ever met! Great facilities and nice rooftop bar. I think some more hostel organised activities would help improve atmosphere.
    England, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • 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
Services
  • 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
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2020

    1st, Country Winners Myanmar

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Myanmar

  • 2018

    10th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

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