We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 21 Thimphu hotels

Jumolhari Hotel

Save Saved
You added Jumolhari Hotel to your Saves list
Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (66)
  • Photos (9)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (10)
  • More
Jumolhari Hotel
Ranked #16 of 21 hotels in Thimphu
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Thimphu
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

66 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was told by the tour agency in my country that this is a four star hotel but in my opinion it only has a 2.5 star standard. The hotel is basic. There was no lift but the hotel staffs helped us with our luggages to our rooms on the 3rd floor. There was no air-conditioning. My room came with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
79 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stayed here as part of a package. central location. we were on the top floor. the ceiling was low and the room very cramped and stuffy. two single beds. water hard to regulate - either dangerously hot or cold. the breakfasts were especially poor quality. if you arrived after a big tour party had eaten, expect to find a small... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lakeland, Florida
Top Contributor
210 reviews 210 reviews
36 hotel reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed two nights as part of a tour package. Room was clean and comfortable but the two nits common to older hotels. The lighting is terrible and there aren't enough conveniently located electric outlets. Yes there are barking digs as others have noted but that would be true throughout Thimpu. But there is a nice desk work area, free wi... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Scarborough, New York
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
24 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Good location in the main part of Thimphu. Rooms are OK by local standards but hotel appears aged. Major problem with dogs barking at night which is worst in rooms facing the back. Restaurant is also OK but not great.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We only stayed here one night (our first night in Bhutan) and were pleasantly surprised. We had just finished trekking in Nepal and were pretty much expecting similar average accommodation. We had a very comfortable room (as did our son in the room next door) with a very clean en-suite with shampoo/shower gel etc supplied and a great supply of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

A modern, comfortable hotel - hot shower, good wifi and TV, free sauna and steam bath. May lack standout points but quite sufficient for a good night's sleep after a day out travelling, and close to shops for grabbing souvenirs. Food gets tiring fast but to be fair that goes for food in Bhutan in general. Our beds were left... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Excellent place to stay in Thimphu, perfect central location next to Clocktower Square, and with a couple of blocks of all the bars, ( The Zone was the best). There is no lift but there are only 3 floors and you don't have to carry your bags anyway. I had a very large room on the top floor which was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I stayed in this hotel during a tour of Bhutan with Overseas Adventure Travel. This hotel is right in the center of Thimphu and thus a great location. Bhutan is a wonderful country to visit. The hotel could use some updating. The bed was hard and uncomfortable. The service in the hotel was good but the food was very average.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Eureka, California
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
59 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This was my favorite of all the hotels I stayed at. It was clean and a great location. The food in the morning was great, and I enjoyed using the steam room. When its time for your bags to go, they are right there. There is a great pub place called the zone that is walking distance and has great... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
58 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We had a standard room for 2 nights. From our room on the second floor at the back we could see one end of the archery and watch the celebration dances! Make sure you don't get a room which looks straight out onto the next door apartments, though and remember there is no lift. We were quite happy with the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Jumolhari Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Jumolhari Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Jumolhari Hotel

Address: Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
Location: Bhutan > Thimphu District > Thimphu
Also Known As:
Jumolhari Hotel Thimphu

9 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (9)
Hotel & grounds (3)
Room/suite (2)
Pool/beach area (1)
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (1)
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Thimphu with
any amenities


Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jumolhari Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer