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Norling Guesthouse

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Norbulingka Institute, Dharamsala 176057, India
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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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delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing that strikes you on entering the premise is the peace and tranquility. Located in the premise of Norling Monastry, it give you a divine peace and time to unwind and time to yourself. Thanks

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Richmond, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the Norbulingka grounds on a previous visit to India, so I decided to stay on site. It was a huge disappointment. Before anyone claims unrealistic expectations, I know that hotels in India are different than in the States, and have stayed at other guesthouses in India. Norbu house was lacking. I had reserved a particular room, but they... More 

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Madikeri, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Norling house is a charming property set amidst the norbulingka grounds. The staff every where does their best especially at the front desk I think his name is tenzen .The only issue as other guests have pointed out is that it is getting run down. There are dogs everywhere including in the lobby sometimes. the property is surrounded by running... More 

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Rajasthan, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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 June 29, 2015

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 June 25, 2015

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 June 10, 2015

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 June 4, 2015

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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oxford
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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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