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Norbulingka Institute, Dharamsala 176057, India
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Norling Guesthouse
Ranked #12 of 108 Dharamsala B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Torrance, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the tranquil Norling Guesthouse in November. If we didn't know any better it felt seem like we had left India and touched down in a mystical Shangri-La. The grounds were covered with beautiful trees, shrubs and flowering plants. Their are water gardens that flow all throughout and large ponds with brightly colored fish. A beautiful temple with... More 

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Sonning Common, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed at the Norbulinka Institute in late October 2014. The guest accommodation was stunningly beautiful and very comfortable. I had a spacious double room with dressing area and a balcony. It had paintings, furniture, rugs and lamps that are made in the Tibetan workshops of the institute and can be bought there. One has to eat in the Humming... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Norling is a wonderful, very well run place located in a beautiful garden of Norbulingka Institute of Tibetan Arts. Very quiet and peaceful place, ideal for exhausted travelers.The staff is friendly and professional, the rooms are not only neat and clean, but decorated artistically in different styles. The food at "Hummingbird" cafe is tasty authentic Tibetan, but Indian and European... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Charm is the best word to describe both the guesthouse and the staff. Our room was spacious and comfortable with a small balcony which we could sit on. The location of the guesthouse is some distance away from Macleod Ganj and Dharmsala itself but for us that was a positive as we wanted to relax.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you really like to get a slightly different hotel with Tibetan touch then this place should be explored. This guest house is inside Norbulingka Institute, 5 km away from main Dharamshala and managed by small group of Tibetan people. Rooms are VERY beautiful each having different theme - big paintings, wardrobe, lamps etc. People are loving and helpful. However,... More 

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melbourne, australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my too brief stay at Norling Guesthouse. I had been at a retreat for 10 days at Tushita meditation centre, this was the perfect environment to come gently back to the real world. A peaceful setting, lovely gardens and Tibetan arts and crafts. The entire experience was very enjoyable. I would thoroughly recommend this as a cultural... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It is quite and the atmosphere is very peaceful and inspiring. Every room has furnitures related to a particular subject of the Tibetan traditional culture. The quality of sleeping and service is excellent. We spent four nights there and we enjoyed our staying. The food was very good. It is a very good place to visit Dharamsala and the Khangra... More 

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

It is peaceful and quite. Extraordinary Rooms and service. Their breakfast food is pretty amazing but the lunch and dinner doesn't taste good at all. Yet this is one of the most amazing places to stay at. It is a bit pricey compared to other places in Dharamsala, the guided tours are highly overpriced and it is best to travel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

No doubt, Norling House was a great place to stay, when talking about the scenic grandeur of its garden area, compact yet beautiful corridors and highly culturally vibrant rooms (as depicted in the pictures on its official website!). The place is very neat and clean, offers what it promises, and the service too is pretty good. However what would need... More 

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Carpentras, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very nice place, warm welcoming Peaceful atmosphere, temple available I will recommend the place to stay Good food at the restaurant and nice people serving I have really appreciated my stay at Norling Guesthouse

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Address: Norbulingka Institute, Dharamsala 176057, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Dharamsala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Norling Guesthouse Hotel Dharamsala
Norling Guesthouse Dharamsala, Asia - India

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