WELCOME TO THE GOVERNOR HOUSE HOTEL!
Located in the heart of Myanmar, 67 km east of Mandalay, in the highlands of the Mandalay Mountains, the city has a cool climate and was used as a summer residence by the British until the Second World War. At an altitude of 1070 meters, the Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort, Pyin Oo Lwin is not only a hotel with garden bungalows that offer all the famous Aureum comfort, but also the completely restored residence of the former British governor of Burma.Where once officers, lords and ladies sought refuge from the summer heat, conferences, weddings and business meetings take place today in a nostalgic colonial flair.Even the journey from the busy town of Mandalay is worth the visit. There is only one direction while on the serpents to Pyin Oo Lwin: upwards.Enjoy the elegance and splendor of the past and traditional luxury in a unique colonial style where you can experience the ambience of a century gone while enjoying the modern facilities of luxurious bungalows.
Governor House in Pyin Oo Lwin, also known as Maymyo, is a historic building in Myanmar. It was built during the British colonial period in the early 1900s and served as the residence of the governor of the British Burma province. The architecture of the building is a mix of Burmese and British styles, featuring traditional wooden carvings, teak flooring and verandas, as well as colonial-style windows and roofing.
After the British left Myanmar in 1948, the Governor House was used as a government building. In the early 21st century, the building was renovated and opened to the public as a museum, showcasing the history and culture of Pyin Oo Lwin and the surrounding area.
The Governor House is considered a significant historical site in Myanmar and is a popular tourist attraction. It offers a glimpse into the past and the rich cultural heritage of the country.
The Governor House in Pyin Oo Lwin has a unique architectural style that combines traditional Burmese design with British colonial influences. It’s mainly constructed of teak wood with intricate wooden carvings and traditional verandas. The traditional Burmese design elements include wooden lattice work, natural light and traditional motifs. The British colonial influences include symmetrical design, colonial-style windows and plaster moldings. The overall design is a blend of traditional Burmese and British colonial styles, making it a unique architectural landmark in Myanmar.
- Existing 5 rooms at governor house are bookable all at once and not allowed to book room by each room
- Breakfast: 6:30 to 10:00
- Check in‐out time: 2:00 PM, 12:00 Noon
- Children up to Twelve (12) years of age stay free with parent(s) in the same room with
existing bedding (without extra bed).
- Children under 6‐years = Complimentary Breakfast.
- Children 6‐12 years = USD 10 per day for extra breakfast and stay sharing bed with parents.
- Baby cots are available upon request with no extra charge for children under 2 years of age (Subject on