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No.100 Beijing East Road, Lhasa 850000, China
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Yak Hotel
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Ranked #4 of 39 Specialty Lodging in Lhasa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the stay in this hotel in general. It was very nice to come home after a nice guided tour and have a nice cup of tea (kettle and teabags provided). I like to let my thoughts drift with a bit of watching tv, unfortunately the tv has only one english channel, but that left me connected with the... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in hotel as part of our Lhasa private tour. Hotel lobby looks nice but on entering our rooms our perception changed. Our rooms are in desperate need of a makeover & furniture replaced. Paints are peeling off walls & chairs badly stained/dirty. Toilet bowl also stained. Too bad our first choice hotel had no vacancy. Only plus point is... More 

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Assen, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Yak Hotel in Lhasa is a beautiful hotel in Tibetan style. Tibetan women, ornamented in beautiful Tibetan costumes manage the reception. It's always busy at the reception. You can just sit in the beautiful decorated hall and enjoy the activity of hotelguests, groups of tourists and guides. The hotel including restaurant Dunya and travel agency Shigatse Travel is situated around... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stayed as part of a group tour. This was one of the better hotels we had in Tibet. The location was very central. My room was large and comfortable with a good bathroom. It was at the back of the courtyard, so was very quiet if a bit dark. The restaurant (run as a separate business) had lovely staff and... More 

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Black Creek, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Firstly, excellent location, near Barkor Street and Jokhang Temple, plus lots of eateries. Secondly, do NOT take a dorm room. The room itself was ok, 4 beds ( not bunks), but the bedding was grimy, thin and had many holes, including an 30 cm rip in the sheet. The shared bathroom often had vegetable peelings left by the housekeepers as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The hotel was a little dated but it was clean and tidy, they could do with some new bedding and towels and a general tidy up , the staff were not very friendly at all there is a lot of room for improvement . the location of this hotel was great and the view from the roof was fansatic WiFi... More 

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Espoo
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stayed three nights in this hotel acclimatizising before travelling to higher altitudes. The room we got was located in the backyard building and maybe therefore quite silent. The rooms facing to the street might get some noice. The beds were ok, also the bathroom, but warm water was not always available. We got only little daylight into the room and... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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40 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This hotel us used by a lot of tour companies, and its location is probably its best asset. It is only a short walk to numerous shopping and dining areas. This review is based on the standard room, not the more deluxe options available at extra cost. The room is OK, enough space and the beds are comfortable. Wifi varies.... More 

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Qingdao, China
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Very central, lovely rooms, comfortable beds, warm quilts/duvets, nice shower and bath, very ethnic decor. Rooftop breakfast means dawn photos of the Potala Palace. Walk up to see the palace at night to see lights and hear the army band playing. Quick walk to Jokhang temple, and western food ( Snowline and Lhasa Kitchen) very close to excellent shopping just... More 

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27 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We were brought to this guest house (it's not a hotel) as part of a Tibet package tour. Check in was quick and easy. We walked ourselves to our room and upon entering realised we would be sharing with 4 random men. Now I did book a budget tour, but it wasn't THAT budget I can tell you that right... More 

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Address: No.100 Beijing East Road, Lhasa 850000, China
Location: China > Tibet > Lhasa
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Number of rooms: 117
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