Grand Mercure has opened its first-ever hotel in Myanmar overlooking the famed Shwedagon Pagoda.
The Grand Mercure Yangon Golden Empire boasts 175 guestrooms and suites designed by local artist Pyar Dade, all of which featuring detailed hand-painted ceilings. Room sizes start from the 30m2 superior rooms up to the 340m2 two-bedroom suites.
Amenities on-site include a restaurant, deli, pool bar, two state-of-the-art ballrooms that can host up to 400 guests with a large pre-event function area, and seven meeting rooms.
Meanwhile, the wellness area comprises an outdoor swimming pool, childrenâ€™s pool, and a fitness centre. There is also a spa complete with open-air Jacuzzi, sauna and steam bath, while a nearby golf course completes the suite of leisure facilities.