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Rama Kharpo Hotel

No.15 Ongto Shingka Road, Lhasa 850000, China
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Rama Kharpo Hotel
Ranked #2 of 188 Lhasa B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We stayed at this little hotel for our Tibet trip of 5 days. Initially we were shocked by the standards of hygiene here, but after a few days in and around lhasa we can say that this hotel is actually relatively clean! Just be mentally prepared for toilet conditions in Tibet if you can. And so our first impression of... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

This hotel was chosen by our tour agency during our tour of Tibet. Although we were surprised by the fact that there was no heat in the rooms or dining room, we soon adjusted to this. There are actually a few heaters for rooms - they had none left when we were there. Sleeping is comfortable as there a couple... More

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Valencia, Spain
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Two couples in our 60s, we booked to stay in this hotel for five nights and left after the first two...would have been sooner but we had trouble getting anothe room at the hotel we wanted....the bathrooms were HORRIBLE and flithy with blown lights and leaking plumbing....the rooms were freezing, the upper floors appeared to be packed with workers from... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Look no further, this is a great place to stay while in Tibet. Walking distance to bakor and the Muslim quarter. Friendly and safe surrounding areas. Very helpfull manager and great English. Would highly recommend for a budget focused traveler.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I love this small cozy guesthouse. Love the cafe, the surroundings and the people staying there. It's also great to strike a conversation with fellow traveler especially regarding to travelling inside Tibet. It's near the Moslem quarter which make it easy to get fresh fruit from the market, food and also the best lamb satay ever near the mosque. It's... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Fantastic traditional Tibetan guesthouse. Rooms were exactly what you need and had a nice cosy feel. The restaurant had delicious food and the breakfast was hearty and yummy as well. We were starting a bike tour and the owners were so accommodating allowing us to pack out gear onto the bikes in the living area and store boxes of food... More

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Hong Kong
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

unlike the bigger and more established hotels, it's a family-run small hotel with a very nice restaurant, all traditionally finished with wood and comfy sofas. Great people - run by a Tibetan scholar who knows a lot more that you could find in any books. Friendly staffs and some speaks English, we chatted a lot in the home-like restaurant+living room... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

This little guest house was a lovely escape in Tibet. We had booked a tour but decided not to stay at the Yak Hotel, where the rest of the tour group stayed - instead we checked into Rama Kharpo & were very happy with the decision. The Yak Hotel was a standard-style hotel similar to what you'd get anywhere else... More

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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Really great, friendly, family style budget accomodation. My only problem was finding contact details to make a booking so I've included details here: email Lhamo at wangchentso38@yahoo.com. Replies were prompt and informative. Situated in the bustling Muslim quarter, this place is friendly and welcoming and is run by an Amdo Tibetian family. It has a great location and is a... More

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Baltimore, MD
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Tashi delek. This place totally rocks if you are looking for a real Tibetan experience. And if not, why have you come to Tibet? Hopefully not just to make another notch in your travel belt to exotic places. Admittedly, this small hotel would probably not appeal to all and I need to say from the start that my rating for... More

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Also Known As:
Rama Kharpo Hotel Lhasa, Tibet
Address: No.15 Ongto Shingka Road, Lhasa 850000, China
Location: China > Tibet > Lhasa
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Ranked #2 of 188 B&Bs / Inns in Lhasa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rama Kharpo is a small family style hotel in Lhasa, one of six hotels awarded a gold star rating. It was set up, and is owned and operated by a young Tibetan book lover with a vision to create quality accommodations and facilities to fit the taste of travelers interested in culture and travel in style. The interior of each room is designed in a simple, minimalist Tibetan style with natural wood floors, furniture, and tasteful decorations. The Tibetan style lobby, bar, and restaurant serve as welcoming and comfortable communal areas.Amenities-Wireless internet-Restaurant-BarServices-We offer travel arrangements for tours in Lhasa or to other areas of Tibet, such as hiking/trekking trips to Mt. Everest and Kailash.-We can arrange for travel permits(through travel agencies) to Tibet.-We provide a fee consultation and guidance for tours in Tibet -English-speaking staff.Location-In the center of the old city of Lhasa, a 10 minute walk to the Jokhang Temple, centrally located to many other historic and cultural sites. ... more   less 

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