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Hotel Galingkha

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Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Hotel Galingkha
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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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New Delhi
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This is a well-located modern hotel in the middle of Thimphu. I recommend it for the efficient staff, good buffet breakfast and other meals and the facilities. Even though its in a busy part of town, the heavy glass doors shut out all sounds and you can have a peaceful night's rest. The wifi in the room works reasonably well.... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This is one great little hotel smack right in the middle of Thimphu, literally I could see the famous traffic police box from my window! Needless to say the town square, restaurants, cafes and shops are all within walking distance. The room I got was really comfortable with a big double bed, cable tv and an awesome bathroom. A kettle... More 

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Grand Cayman
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This hotel (not sure why TA has it listed under B&B), is a nice little place. I believe they do have rooms on the main floor but we were on the second floor with no elevator. For those who don't like stairs you should check in advance. We were given twin beds instead of the double we had asked for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The Galingkha is an excellent base for visiting Thimphu. It is at the absolute centre of town, and has large, clean, light, comfortable and well furnished rooms with helpful and friendly staff. Of all the various hotels I stayed in in Bhutan, I would rate this as one of the best. Of course there will be hotels that charge $1,500... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We were a group of 6 tourists to Bhutan. We stayed in hotel Galingkha Thimpu on Oct 21 and 22, 2013, for two nights. We were given deluxe rooms on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. There is no lift and so we found it hard to go up and down. We had to compromise and accept rooms at lower... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This hotel is in the center of the city and the rooms are very spacious with all modern amenities with cable tv and coffee maker inside the room. Bathroom is also spacious with a bathtub inside. Only problem with the hotel is that because of being in the center of the city, it can be noisy till late in the... More 

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Franklin, TN
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

After a miserable night at Hotel Peljorling in Phuntsholing, Galingkha felt downright palatial. The lighting, the location, the courteous staff, everything was top notch. The rooms were just right, and overlooked the city center. All the amenities expected of a star hotel were there - hot water showers, clean toilets, filled water jugs, soaps, toiletries, etc. The food was top... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

It is one of the best in Thimphu. Centrally located easily accessible to the main market and the resturants. We stayed there for two nights, the room was huge with a comfortable bed. The bathroom was spotlessly clean with a bath tub. It has a great view of the mountain and the statue of Buddha can be seen from some... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We stayed at Hotel Galingkha for two nights after completing a Jhomolhari trek and we were very grateful for the comfortable room with a huge double bed and a bathroom after 7 nights in a tent! It is a modern hotel and not particularly charming in the way a Bhutanese hotel can be, but if you want comfort and a... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Galingkha is a clean, well located property right in the heart of Thimphu. It's nothing to blow your mind, but it's not a place you can complain about either. I wasn't expecting top of the line ambience or 5-star service standards - for the price, it's very decent value. The rooms are fairly large, comfortable and clean. My room (401)... More 

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

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