Laying the Groundwork
Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon slated to open in 2017
In response to the rise of the economic capital of Yangon, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts will open its second hotel in Myanmar in 2017. With a prime location on the banks of Kandawgyi Lake, the 350-room Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon will command magnificent views of the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda and unparalleled vistas of the lake.
The official groundbreaking ceremony for Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon took place on 8 December 2013, laying the foundations for the hotel site near the new Shangri-La Residences, Yangon, also managed by Shangri-La.
In addition to its well-appointed guestrooms and suites, Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon will have three restaurants, two bars, a generous meeting and convention space, a health club and an outdoor swimming pool. Guests will also have access to the 44.5-hectare Kandawgyi Nature Park and the Yangon Zoological Gardens surrounding the lake.