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Hotel Galingkha

Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Hotel Galingkha
Ranked #6 of 23 Thimphu B&B and Inns
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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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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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 reviews 8 reviews
6 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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Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

For a quick and fast snapshot of Thimphu, this hotel is of a perfect spot. One will be able to feel the vibes and action of Thimphu town. The location is within walking distance to most craft shops, local market, shopping ctrs and restaurants. Just across, is the Arts Cafe. Which serves yummy nutty cakes. ( We bought take-away.) Venture... More

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Hyderabad, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

we stayed in this hotel for 2 nights on our visit to Paro. It is a nice small hotel. Very friendly front desk and staff. Good food. The hotel is well maintained. We liked most the service of its staff. The place is a bit out of main bazar, which is good for a quiet holiday.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Just came back from vacation in Bhutan. Stayed at Hotel Gallinkha, Paro. We had a wonderful stay at this hotel. It is around 15 mins drive from Paro Airport. You will get nice view of Paro valley even from your bed (room 316 and 317). The top floor rooms have adjacent balcony as well. You will get 270 degree view... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights while on tour in Bhutan. Our room was on the 4th floor (no elevator) and after hiking to the Tiger's Nest our legs were sore to be climbing stairs. Rooms were nice and clean. Location is great- lots within easy walking distance. We ate breakfast and dinner here and the food was always good. We... More

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

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