Traders Hotel, Yangon in Myanmar rebranded to operate as Sule Shangri La, Yangon.
Following an extensive renovation that took two-and-a-half years to complete, Traders Hotel, Yangon in Myanmar has rebranded to operate as Sule Shangri-La, Yangon. The 484-room hotel has been a major fixture in the city’s central business district since it opened in 1996. Nearly two decades on, the hotel continues to be Yangon’s most popular gathering and networking spot.
A key port in the British Empire, Yangon still boasts vestiges of its colonial past after nearly a half-century of isolation. It is the essence of this history and Myanmar’s rich culture that the newly branded Sule Shangri-La, Yangon captures with a design that effortlessly mixes elegance and simplicity.
The hotel’s remodelled guestrooms present large picture windows that frame the city, river or Shwedagon Pagoda. Flat-screen televisions, complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service, fine linens and marble bathrooms complete the guest experience. On the top floor, three refashioned suites, including the city’s largest Presidential Suite, measure between 66 and 189 square metres and offer views of the city or Yangon River.
For dining, the hotel’s upgraded restaurants and lounges offer a variety of choices. Summer Palace, Shangri-La’s signature Chinese restaurant, features dim sum and Cantonese specialities. The hotel’s renovation also included Café Sule, the Peacock Lounge and the Gourmet Shop. In terms of recreational pursuit, the Health Club offers an expanded space of over 850 square metres of fitness equipment, sauna, steam and massage rooms.