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Nak-Sel Boutique Hotel & Spa

Ngoba Village | Lango Geog, Paro 00975, Bhutan
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Ranked #4 of 17 hotels in Paro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel with huge room and very comfortable bed. Surrounded with many beautiful rock and trees. Friendly staff and good food. Free wifi on the lobby. The hotel offer free night attractions with local dancer and song.

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Cary, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views were awesome and the food was one of the best I had in Bhutan. While you are there try their spa. It was awesome. One and half hour of pleasure. Overall five star. I wish I had stayed more than a night. This place is definitely worth the money you pay.

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New Delhi
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the room is breathtaking...you get the feel of staying in middle of the forest. The staff is accommodating and helpful. Though try to put in a request for a king size bed if you are a couple or are traveling with a small baby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were 2 families with kids and stayed in Nak-Sel for just 2 days. We regretted the fact that we had spent more time in Thimpu and were left with less time in Paro. Because Paro is a much better place to enjoy, relax and spend peaceful vacations in Bhutan. Nak-Sel is a very fine property with big spacious rooms... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nak-Sel being placed at a higher altitude than other hotels in the Paro valley is the best place to give your body the necessary biological adoption to the weather and the altitude. Visiting the Tiger's nest would be easier if your body has adopted to the breathing thin air. And if you are done with your trekking, a Stone bath... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nak-sel is located high up so one has a beautiful view from most places in the hotel. The approach road climbing up to the hotel is a bit run down - the hotel is actually built on a hillside so there is a lot of variation in the altitude within the property. We were staying in the cottage farthest from... More

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Shanghai, China
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was there last week. Great view from the room but location of hotel and getting there not easy. Not much to do either at the hotel. Food needs huge improvements. They charge 15% extra for room service. Staff seem like multitasking. See them at several places doing stuff right to room service. Were courteous and helpful. Would we stay there... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Thankyou to Nak-Sel for a wonderful week's stay during the Gross National Happiness course conducted there. The staff were helpful, the food delicious and the views sublime. Laundry done within 12 hours and Even our credit cards worked (a bonus in Bhutan)! I highly recommend staying here and walking in the nearby woods of a morning. Look out for wild... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Nak Sel is nice property situated on hill top and offers very nice views from room balconies.Landscaping is beautiful and It really looks nice in evenings when the lights are lit and you can sit on the chairs laid in Rooms sizes are good although bathroom layout especially the shower area needs to be updated per modern standards.Its a risk... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Adequate hotel, staff great, management not to be seen. The food was awful and after one day of rain we could not use the water to even brush let alone shower as it was brown. We were told that the water was brown due to rain but not when it would be treated and we could shower. The staff tried... More

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Address: Ngoba Village | Lango Geog, Paro 00975, Bhutan
Location: Bhutan > Paro District > Paro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Located thirty minutes from Paro International Airport, Nak-Sel Boutique Hotel & Spa is a luxury retreat where the comforts of man and the presence of nature combine for a peaceful escape in the hills of Bhutan. Nestled on the edge of the national forest and the quiet Ngoba Village, Nak-Sel derives its name from the Dzongka translation of ‘Forest,’ which is only fitting for this Himalayan sanctuary. The main lodge and surrounding cottages of Nak-Sel rest on six acres of apple orchard, nearly 2700 meters above sea level. Each room, cottage and suite boasts unparalleled views of Mount Jumolhari, Taktsang Monastery, Sangachoekhor Monastery, and the Paro valley below. Elaborate hand-carved pillars and beautiful stonework exemplify the essence of Bhutan while tapered mud-brick walls provide insulation and restful silence. Leading Bhutan in energy efficiency, Nak-Sel features LED lighting, highly efficient water heaters, and Swedish under floor heating systems preheated by solar panels. Main construction materials for Nak-Sel are indigenous and locally purchased. Traditional windows, mud-bricks, framework and even furniture were locally crafted here in Ngoba Village, connecting Nak-Sel to the surrounding forest. ... more   less 
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