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House Of Shambhala

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No.7 Jiri erxiang, Lhasa 850000, China
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Ranked #5 of 297 Hotels in Lhasa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for 4 nights during our Tibet trip, it was booked by our tour company. The hotel has very unique decor with the red walls and wall murals. The 5 of us stayed in 2 rooms next to each other and it felt very private for us. The room was big and roomy and had cushions on the... More 

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Westcliffe, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a chain hotel, this isn't the place. Thank goodness, we don't look for that! This little gem is just off the back streets from both the main thoroughfare (for when you need to go sightseeing) and the local shopping district (for some afternoon puttering around!) It's extremely quiet, and built in an old mansion centered... More 

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had requested Shambala Palace but were placed here instead because the rooms were "a better fit for our family" (according to the manager who runs both -- I am not sure about that). The hotel is charming, exactly what you want to experience Tibetan style and not a bland western hotel. The grotto style showers were especially liked by... More 

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Lhasa, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It's very nice Tibetan heritage hotel and it's located very close to Tibetan old market and Barkhore square. All the staffs and friendly and helpful. All the rooms have huge space inside and it's very quite and comfortable hotel

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Jaipur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Our friend recommended this hotel for us to stay in during our week long visit to Lhasa and Tibet – and we were glad that he did. Lhasa has now been made “modern” by the Chinese with a spanking "new Lhasa" laid out with wide parallel roads, street lights et al.. This has many of the newer western style hotels.... More 

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Lhasa, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

House shamabala give the visitor a unique feeling to be in Tibet. all its interoir are local origin, if you are visiting Tibet for Tibet experience i would suggest you to stay at this place

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Lhasa, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Hotel is located at old Tibetan area..Rooms are clean and Tibetan styled. Rooms at 2nd and 3rd floor are good for view. From the roof nice view of Potala Palace. Hotel Manager Jigme speaks good english and polite..If you need any help in hotel make sure to find Jigme.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I stayed here following an earlier stay at Shambala Palace and anticipated it being better but I was wrong. It is the same offering of ethnic charm and friendly staff which should be a winner. But when it is cold you might like a heater and the one I got was not much use. When you have a shower you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

House of Shambala and Shambala Palace Hotel are run by the same company. We stayed at the latter. The decor was delightful, over the top Tibetan, and the staff tried hard. There were a number of small maintenance problems, like latches that didn't open or loose toilet seat, but the only important one was the failure of the water to... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A "very good" Tibetan family hotel befitting a visit to Lhasa. This former school has its challenges, but it was fine for three nights, in late June. (I can appreciate it's pretty chilly in winter months with its single-pane windows.) Those windows aren't very soundproof either, so light sleepers should bring earplugs, particularly if you're in "street"-side rooms. We had... More 

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