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Hotel Galingkha

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Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Hotel Galingkha
Ranked #6 of 24 Thimphu B&B and Inns
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  • 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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Sao Paulo, SP
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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New Delhi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were grumpy initially, which was perhaps due to problems of communication. The rooms were quite comfortable, neat and spacious. though the nights were constantly pierced by the loud barking of street dogs. The food was just OK, but then being a vegetarian I always feel short-changed! I would recommend this hotel to all my friends because it is... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After putting in days of hard work by reading reviews on different sites & browsing through the books & internet, we had finalized this hotel for our stay... The location is just perfect if you are looking for a place in heart of the city but if you are looking for amicable staff & trust value, avoid Galingkha.. I love... More

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Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Lovely hotel in the middle of downtown Thimpu. Staff were extremely friendly and obliging, rooms were large with beautiful views of the downtown core. Very clean as well. Once I got my earplugs in, I had a beautiful, restful sleep as the beds were firm yet comfortable. Recommend this place highly!!

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Hawaii
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The location is great, but Thimphu being such a tiny town, you can't get far from anything where ever you stay. That being said, the staff here is bad. They don't care. They just give you this blank look like you're wasting their time away from their phones. My laundry came back with the middle button missing from my one... More

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Zutphen
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Were it not for one small issue I would have been happy to give this hotel five stars for excellence. That issue was the smell of cigarette smoke in my bedroom. Apart from that I and the group I travelled with were all delighted with the Galinkha. The bedrooms are all a good size, the food is excellent, perhaps the... More

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Kent England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for two nights in May. The hotel itself is fine and staff very helpful and friendly. The only problem here is the dogs. I have to admit that I am a light sleeper and possibly all hotels in Thimphu are affected by the noise of barking dogs at night but I feel that the hotel's... More

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Bangalore
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A nice resort and a very hospitable experience. This resort is just 20 min from the airport in Paro, located in a quaint area, with views of the town and surrounding mountains. The rooms are cosy, clean and furnished with fine linen. The staff are helpful & courteous and the food is well prepared, hygienic & tasty as compared to... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I found Hotel Galingkha to be a clean, cosy & comfortable place to stay. Although Thimphu is a very small town, the location of this hotel is perfect as it is close to all amenities, restaurants, market, taxi stand, etc. I highly recommend the chocolate brownie at Art Cafe opp to the hotel.

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Address: Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
Location: Bhutan > Thimphu District > Thimphu

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