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Located in downtown Yangon, Shannkalay Hostel offers a comfortable accommodations with free WiFi access in all rooms and free parking. The hostel is just 0.7 mi from Botahtaung Pagoda and 0.9 mi from Yangon City Hall.

Simply furnished and decorated with traditional dolls, all rooms come with air conditioning, towels and linens. Guests have access to the shared bathroom and toilet with free toiletries.

At Shannkalay Hostel guests can find assistance from the 24-hour front desk. For added convenience, lockers and safety deposit boxes are also available for use at the reception.

Local markets and dining options can be found within a walking distance from the hostel.

Shannkalay Hostel is conveniently placed 1.1 mi from Sule Pagoda and 3 mi from the famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Yangon Central Railway Station and Yangon International Airport are 0.9 mi and 11 mi away from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

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Shannkalay Hostel has been welcoming guests since Feb 4, 2015

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

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  • The staff speaks English

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About Shannkalay Hostel

Welcoming guests since Feb 4, 2015

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  • Is it quiet at night? is quiet.

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  • Hello, We must stay couple of weeks till the country open. Two question: -do you accept foreigners (Belgium/Japan stuck 3 month in Myanmar already-toursit visa) -would it be possible to use the kitchen? (We're here long time, must eat healthy) Thanks for answering us soon, Alex and Saki

    Hello, Yes,we accept foreigners .We check our customers temperature everyday .Our kitchen is small .We can do small cooking & take hot water freely.

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    Answered on June 8, 2020
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Yes,they can use my own sleeping bag.

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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Woody House restaurants
    0.4 miles
  • Restaurant Sein tone lone restaurant
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/Bar 50th street bar
    0.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Yangon river
    1.1 miles
  • Lake Kandawgyi lake
    4.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Yangon International Airport
    8.9 miles
How to get to Shannkalay Hostel from Yangon International Airport
    Public transportation
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Shannkalay Hostel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Library
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
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From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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FAQs about Shannkalay Hostel

  • Shannkalay Hostel is 0.8 miles from the center of Yangon.

  • Shannkalay Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Library

  • Guests staying at Shannkalay Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at Shannkalay Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Shannkalay Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Shannkalay Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Shannkalay Hostel by:

    • Taxi 1h
    • Bus 2h 30min