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Thangka Hotel

No. 38 Yutuo Road, Lhasa 510000, China
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Ranked #17 of 297 Hotels in Lhasa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

good location, good stay. But i still cannot used to the system where i cannot flush away used-toilet-paper into the toilet bowl, this seems to be common in China. We chose a twin room and add on 1 bed, just nice for 3 of us in 1 room. Enjoyed my holiday with my family. Simple breakfast with some Tibetan delicacies.

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Lhasa, China
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37 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

once you stay here than Barkhor is just 3minutes walking distance. Recently renewed Hotel which means cleanliness is up to mark. Staff were friendly as well and Namaste restaurant is just 2 minutes away

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The big advantage of this hotel is its location. Walking distance to Potala Palace and the temple. The rates in the lobby is outrageous and not what I paid through the tour agent. Do not book direct. It has a sign that says 4 star but in international standards it is only at best a 3 star. The breakfast is... More 

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Lhasa, China
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is rated as 4 star and hotel rooms are reasonably good and comfortable, hotel rooms are recently renewed and good looking. this hotel has a very good location which is right in front of Jokhang temple and easy to walk around. Restaurants are available all around it.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I stayed at the Thangka Hotel for 2 nights in October 2014 and the location is great - just a minute to walk to the Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Street. The room was very spacious, but the carpet could have been cleaner. Breakfast was o.K., but more chinese style, than western style. The reception area is plain with only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The location is excellent. 15 minutes walk to the Potala Palace and just few meters to the Jokhang Temple and markets. Some monasteries are quite close as well. The breakfast was just ok. A mix of Tibetan-Chinese dishes as well as some international ones. The room was a bit cold but the air-con helped to keep it warm. Hot water... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stayed there for 3 nights. The room was very cold all the time. We need up getting a portable heater in our room! The carpets are very very dirty (I normally can tolerate it but this one was really bad). The front desk staff is Chinese and can't speak English. The beds are very hard. The internet is very... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Booked as part of a tour through a Lhasa based Tour company this hotel was somewhat of a disappointment. While the staff were friendly & helpful the Hotel itself was rather run down and grubby and the corridors a bit dark. The carpet in our room was very dirty however all other aspects of the room particularly the bathroom were... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Thangka Hotel is not the 4 stars hotel that you expects, far from it. But it's very near to the Jongka temple and food and shopping area. The hotel is as clean as it can be what is expected in Tibet. The breakfast is OK with limited variety of food. Would recommend to anyone who do not expect the same... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The location of this hotel is the best,right in the middle of old town,and it goes downhill from there. The buffet breakfast was less than average,the rooms 70' s holiday inn style, no door on the bathroom and the thing l found the worst it bills itself as a nonsmoking hotel and doesn't enforce any smoking rules, so basicly a... More 

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