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House Of Shambhala

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No.7 Jiri erxiang, Lhasa 850000, China
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Ranked #6 of 297 Hotels in Lhasa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lhasa, China
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114 reviews 114 reviews
30 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this Hotel is run by a local with good location within the vicinity of Barkhor. The manager speaks good english and willing to assist whenever need be. i like the Tibetan styled decorations and feel like i slept in a local family house. The man at the reception and his team will help to lift up the luggage at the... More 

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Jaipur
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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139 reviews 139 reviews
67 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you need a Chinese run western style box hotel, this is not your place, if you want character, charm, warmth, friendly helpful service run by Tibetans in the Tibetan part of town than this is THE place. Ideally situated a few blocks from Barkhor Square, this oasis of Tibetan peace and tranquility offers interesting accommodations (we stayed in the... More 

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trisong J, Manager at House Of Shambhala, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review and sharing your experience with on tripadvisor users.We really value every reviews from our client including bad reviews as well.Through bad reviews ,we are able to improve our hotel services including hardware facilities for future clients as much as we can and we are pleased to inform our future clients that we... More 

London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
49 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights during a trip to Tibet. It's a fun, quirky place that is in the heart of the old town. Fixtures and fittings look a little worn but adds to the charm. Hot water was lacking but don't think you'd get this in most places. Bring ear plugs to drown out the noise from the... More 

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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stayed there for 2 nights on the 3rd level next to restaurant. (do note that you have to carry your luggages as there are no lift) If you are looking for a traditional tibetan furnishing accommodation this is the place to be. Room was with a musky smell when we first entered. Carpet and bed sheets doesnt exactly look clean.... More 

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