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Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
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Jumolhari Hotel
Ranked #16 of 21 Hotels in Thimphu
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  • 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
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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 4 days and in different rooms. The location is central and convenient. The rates are reasonable. The rooms were generally clean and comfortable and I thought the beds were really comfortable. The bathrooms were crammed and a little aged. The showers were temperamental. One night the TV was not working. Lighting in the room was lacking.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
80 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 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

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Lakeland, Florida
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210 reviews 210 reviews
36 hotel reviews
220 helpful votes 220 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

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Scarborough, New York
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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.

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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

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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

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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

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Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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

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Eureka, California
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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

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

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