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Norling Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
Norbulingka Institute, Dharamsala 176057, India
Norling Guesthouse

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Rajasthan, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Based upon the reviews on tripadvisor we decided to stay at the norling guesthouse situated inside the norbulingka institute. Although a bit far from dharamsala and mcleodganj (around 20-25 mins by taxi ) this place came as a surprise to us in terms of the environment and the peace it exuded. Truly a great place to unwind and relax just... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

relaxing Stay. Breakfast at garden Cafe is too good. perhaps Cafe can have something (lesser menu) post 9pm to cater to late arriving guests or departures. courteous staff and helpful Greenery is good all around, well maintained. Monastery steps and in-house artisans is fabulous concept.

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Chandigarh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing place with great and loving staff. Best part is when you will enter the room then you will realise that all the things are made by hand and even all the furniture and paintings are made you Norbulingka employes. Very much comfortable stay. Mind it go for peace or stay away because you will never find TV or any... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in May and found it to be peaceful and beautiful. The peace is mainly at night as between 9-5 there are visitors on the grounds and so many staff members! It is difficult to find a quiet place to read completely undisturbed unless you stay in your hotel room or semi-private balcony. But at any... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surrounded by trees and Tibetan culture, Norling House is the ideal getaway from a busy city life. Highly recommended by a friend, my husband and I were pleasantly surprised to find Norling House surpass all our expectations. The rooms are large, clean and airy and all furniture as well as the lamps, wall art etc., in every room is handmade... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I stayed at The Norling Guesthouse for 3 nights from 6-9th May 2015. While selecting the hotel I told my travel agent that I wanted a hotel which was away from the madness of tourists traveling with alcohol and creating a ruckus and thankfully Norling was a peaceful getaway. This is a part of Norbulingka institute hence you have to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My sister and I stayed at the Norling for 2 nights recently.- a gift from our younger sister. We ate at the restaurant for breakfast,which we found quite acceptable. We were able to walk over the fields to the Nunnery where our sister was staying.,which was nice. The rooms were comfortable with nice furnishings,and the staff were very pleasant. I... More 

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Udaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Best place for peace and meditation lovers .we were staying somewhere else but after visiting institute we decided to stay here for a day . one day is enough to take such experience . It is quite , green , water flowing in every corner . birds and chirping . The experience was great . It can be much more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Having stayed at the sister property the night before I was looking forward to my stay but overall was disappointed. The facilities were good, just a little tired but I was surprised that the reception staff lacked even basic local knowledge to answer my tourist queries. For me there were two major issues. The first was the restaurant which has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

it was wet and cold and the norling was virtually empty, the hotel is beautifully fitted, however it is a bit tired in places, its great to be in the norbulinka institute and visit the workshops a tour is included with stay. being on site, access to the temple means you can often get it to yourself for meditations etc.... More 

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