When we choose a hotel in Bagan, hotels in old Bagan area are most expensive followed by hotels in New Bagan and Nyaung U which is usually the affordable zone. But there is no need to worry for finding some cheap and clean hotels in Bagan.
Golden Crown Motel (Cheap and best location in town)
Pros : This hotel is in Nyaung U and benefit is that the hotel is near the junction(center of Nyaung U). The price is affordable at around $20 per night and the beds are clean and comfy. E-bike renting, money exchange is available. Many restaurants nearby. Find more price details on Agoda.
Cons : Not all staff cannot speak English very well, so you would need to talk to the manager sometimes. Ebikes fees are 6000 kyat per day which is more expensive than nearby shop which offers at 5000 kyat.
Bagan Central Hotel (Not far from the Ananda Temple)
Pros : This is a cheap hotel in Bagan located in New Bagan but only 5km away from the most famous Ananda temple and 11km from Bagan train station. Has a beautiful garden, clean rooms at good value for money, ebikes available and restaurants nearby. You can ask the staff buy the bus ticket and the bus will pick you at the hotel. Find out more price details on Agoda.
Cons : My friend room was fine but mine was a little smell so I told them to clean and they did right away. The staff are not fluent in English but the manager does. No hot water.
Ostello Bello Bagan (Best for games and gathering)
Pros : Located in New Bagan. Not far from main road. A beautiful red brick building and cool place, really fun games in the evening organised by hotel where visitors gather and meet. Cheap and clean rooms and ebikes are available nearby. Find out more price details on Agoda.
Cons : The beds are quite narrow. and the curtins are quite thin.
Eternal Lodge Bagan (Friendly staff and understand English)
Pros : This is one of the new bagan hotels located in New Bagan and is just 3-5 km far from the temples. Rooms are quite small but clean and the price is cheaper. Staff can understand English well. The breakfast is quite basic but there are many good restaurants nearby. The staff is very friendly. More details on Agoda
Cons : Hot water is available but sometimes too hot. Some electric plug holes are not working.
Yun Myo Thu Hotel (Best hotel for quality)
Pros : Located in New Bagan and 5 km far from the most famous Sunset View of Shwe San Daw Pagoda and close to the river view restaurants such as Sunset Garden. Staff can understand English well. Clean and spacious rooms. Breakfast is rich and delicious. Ebike rental is available. Find more information on Agoda. We recommend this one as one of the clean and cheap hotels in Bagan.
Cons : A bit more expensive (around $30) than previous hotels but the quality is a bit better. Wifi signal is weak.
Maya Bagan (Affordable Locals’ Choice)
Pros : Located in New Bagan commercial area and 11 km far from Bagan train station. Amenities include an outdoor bar, a garden and a rooftop terrace. Ebikes are available. Quiet neighborhood and a bit far from main road but local stores, restaurants and gift shops are nearby and pleasant to stay. Popular among locals. Find the details on Agoda.
Cons : Smaller bathrooms. Breakfast is just basic.
Lux Pillow Hostel (Best affordable option)
Pros : Located in Nyaung U. Cheaper than most hotels mentioned but quite clean. Location is near the junction in Nyaung U so very good location. The owner is friendly and arrange the bus tickets and ebikes. Find the details of Lux Pilow on Agoda.
Cons : No towels in room but we asked for that and they gave. The rooms and windows are not sound proof so privacy matters. No female dorm.
Large Golden Pot Guesthouse (Great location, affordable and clean modern rooms)
Pros : This is a cheap guesthouse in Bagan located right at the Nyaung U Junction. Service is good. Beds are clean and the hotel is cheap, nice and quiet at night. Good breakfast and staff understand English well. A good location and the staff is helpful and give all travel and ticket information you need. Find full details on Agoda.
Cons : Restaurants are a bit far. The hotel rooms were a bit dim lighting. Air con is not very good.
Well, that’s the list of best affordable hotels and guesthouses you can find in Bagan. Still want to know how to go to Bagan cheaply. Read this article about how to visit Bagan cheaply.