Yangon has experienced frequent blackouts these days. Whether you are a student who has to sit online exams or freelancers with an approaching deadline, check out these spaces for comfort and secure internet. We tried to include every budget option. If we missed any place worth mentioning, let us know in the comments.
The individual seat (or Hot Desk as they call it) in the co-working space comes at US$20 per day (9am – 5:30pm) and $200/month with a locker. Booking is required. A 4-person room costs $920 for a month. The rooms with window views are no longer available for this category. There are bigger rooms that can accommodate over 15 people. The services include electricity, wifi, complimentary coffee and tea, and reception for rooms. The co-working space is closed on weekends and public holidays but the private rooms are accessible.
No 3/A, Bogyoke Aung San Road, Lvl 14 Junction City Tower, Pabedan Township, Yangon
01 925 3300, 09 255 111 507
Although there is no co-working space, the 2-person rooms are available at $15-20/desk per hour. If you take it half or full day, the rate can be negotiable. The monthly rate will go around $250/desk. Private rooms that can accommodate up to six people are available for monthly or annual leases. The hours are 9am – 5pm but you can access on weekends and holidays.
No 221, Sule Pagoda Road, Yangon
01 9255 124, 09 43 111 514
Melia Yangon offers the “Your Office at Melia” day use package with only $69 net for single occupancy ($79 net for double occupancy) allowing a 7-hour stay in Deluxe room including business set lunch at The Lantern or Olea restaurant, in-room coffee and tea making facilities and 30% off for any spa service at Laguna wellness. It provides 24-hour electricity and a high-speed internet connection. Call 01 934 5000 for booking and more information.
No 192, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Township, Yangon
Gourmet Bar has launched a co-working space-themed ambiance with scrumptious breakfast selections, coffee, tea, bakeries, and hotcakes at $6.
The service comes with
- 3-hour stay complimented with a coffee and a piece of bread or cake
- Individual private box spaces
- Multi Plugs and USB charger on tables
- White Light bulbs on top of working tables
- High-speed WiFi connection
For more information & reservation, please dial 09 4440 8888 4
For a more deluxe experience check Spring Workation Package at $60 net for the room. It includes complimentary usage of Gourmet Bar co-working space with coffee and pastry for one person. Maximum 2 people per room. Valid for 8 hours stay Mondays to Fridays. Latest check out by 08:00 pm. Book: 01 230 58 78
No 459, Pyay Road, Kamayut Tsp, Yangon
Coworking spaces are more affordable as you stay longer. The individual price begins at $7 for 1 hour and $20 for 4 hrs. If you stay for 8 hours, the price will be only $32. If you come in a group, you can ask for private rooms.
09 962 931151
09 975 294969
No 17, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yankin Tsp, Yangon
They rent air-conditioned working spaces at Ks5,000 (around $2.5) for an hour. If you come in a group, they can accommodate you in 10-person rooms for Ks9,600/hr. Expect to pay Ks5,000 more for generator fees during blackouts. The operation hours are from 9am to 5pm.
No 202 (Ground Floor), 39th Street, Kyauktada Tsp, Yangon
09955356418 (booking hotline), 09787772183, 09787772184, 01386357
9am – 5pm
MingalaBase offers three types of room: free-seat room (the main hall with the capacity of 16 people) which also doubles as an event space, a dedicated-seat room (10 people), and a meeting room (6 people) with a bathroom attached. The individual pack begins at $6 per day and you will be accommodated in the lounge or free-seat space. Available from 9am to 5:30pm.
No 1253, 9A/B, 8th Floor, 13th Quarter, South Oakkala Tsp, Yangon
09 792 186006
9am – 5:30pm
This hostel also offers a coworking space which is priced at Ks4,000/hr. The private room can accommodate 5 people and comes with an office desk and 5 chairs for Ks8,000/hr. Both packages include 50-mb WiFi, coffee, tea and a water station.
The building dates back to the colonial era and once housed a government office. The construction team has reportedly renovated it under the guideline of Yangon Heritage Trust. You can enjoy the view of downtown Yangon at the rooftop bar with a cocktail in hand and rewind after work.
No 36, corner of Mahabandoola Park Street and Bank Street, Kyauktada Tsp, Yangon
8am – 8pm
This place began as an online learning centre and grew into a rental space for coworking, teaching, meeting and events. Sharing space charges Ks5,000/hr and Ks15,000 for full day (9am – 5pm). The meeting room will cost you Ks10,000/hr and Ks50,000/day. The studio room is also available for online instructors and speakers. Book one day in advance.
No 19-B, Min Ye Kyaw Swar Street, 14 ward, Kyauk Kone, Yankin Tsp, Yangon
09 792 824 522
9am – 5pm
They give you one desk for two hours free of charge. Afterward, they charge Ks3,000/hour. Wifi, electricity and charging ports are available. The space is limited, so better register first.
No 164, West Shwe Gone Dine Rd, Bahan Tsp, Yangon
09 8830 888 91, 09 8830 888 92