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Hotel Galingkha

Norzin Lam | Opposite to Swiss Bakery, Thimphu, Bhutan
Hotel Galingkha
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, Holland
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137 reviews 137 reviews
78 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

More central is not possible: just next to the Swiss bakery and very close to the traffic point. And so you'll hear some noise, but the night was quiet. A hudge room on the 4th floor without elevator. Large bathroom with many amenities, good hot shower. Dinner was buffet and the food was not warm enough, catered to the large... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located right on the market, but quiet. Good rooms, good heating and a nicely heated restaurant. Morning breakfast in the sun was amazing. Staff is courteous. We got a corner room with 2 walls of glass. Great sun through the day.

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Patna
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Stayed with family (wife, 02 kids and parents) in Galingkha only after checking the stars from Trip advisory and it was a good decision. Every body including me were enjoyed the trip. Nice and clean hotel with very good restaurant with hygenic and good food. Staff was also friendly.

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Sunnyvale, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights, our first two nights in the country, then another night later in our trip.The facility is centrally located and much of Thimphu is in easy walking distance. It was nice to be able to walk from the hotel to see some of the town. The staff was helpful, and willing to help.... More 

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tallinn
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for a week, after the construction noise really got me out of the first hotel that was booked for me. I didn't want to change my central location, so this was really quite obvious choice. It turned out much better experience than I had hoped for and I kind of regretted not moving there earlier.... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was a very clean hotel with lovely staff and very comfortable beds. The shower was nice and hot, there was a bathtub (always a treat in Asia!) and a great central location close to many shops. I had only two complaints- one is that in the restaurant, they did not mention before hand if something would be an extra... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The hotel looks good and is in a central location but the biggest problem is noise. The traffic dies down at night, but that's when the dogs start howling and fighting! None of the windows in my large corner room shut properly , so there was no real way to block out the noise. At one stage , I counted... More 

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London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The hotel is located in a good central place. However, being centrally located, noise does come through to the rooms from the street level, including dogs barking during the night. Take ear plugs with you and you'll have a really good sleep as the beds are very comfy and lovely cotton sheets you just sink into. The room was certainly... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Nice hotel, clean and friendly staff. Location is good, in the center, walking distance from the shops. The restaurant offers alternatives to the spicy bhutanese food, with menu a la carte, but not all the time. Wifi Internet available in the room, with reasonable signal quality. Rooms with cable TV. However, this hotel has a very serious problem: noise. All... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lovely hotel in the middle of downtown Thimphu. Staff were extremely friendly and obliging, rooms were large with beautiful views of the downtown core. Very clean as well.Only disadvantage is no lift.

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