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Gangtey Palace Hotel

Paro, Bhutan
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Gangtey Palace Hotel
Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in Paro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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120 reviews 120 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is an old palace, but maintained very well. It is situated on top of the hill with an excellent view of Paro valley and Paro Dzong. Staff very cordial, very good food, clean room and best thing is location. If you want best location in Paro and you are not fussy about new building or contruction, this hotel... More

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Cary, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has some of the very best views and you will need to get a deluxe room. Food is very very ordinary. Expansive tea for 100 rs. Not worth it. Just heated water and some tea flavor with milk. The bathrooms leak water all over. Worst wifi connection,

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for western style blandness with assured creature comforts this is probably not the place for you. If however you want to stay in a hotel that oozes character and history then you will love Gangtey Palace. But it is not only the hotel that has character, the staff were all a delightful bunch of personalities, so... More

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Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for two days during Jun'14. We were two couples and we really enjoied our stay at Gangtey Palace. I would recommend this place to everyone. Resort: This place is located on the hill opposite to the Paro Dzong. you get a magificient view of the Paro Valley and Dzong from the resort. I really loved the Front... More

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New Delhi, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I stayed here for just a short 10 hours - arriving late evening and leaving for an early flight. I absolutely loved it. The lowest point was a small and fairly spartan room (twin) but it wasn't a great issue, although if I'd been travelling with another person it might have been. Also the walls are thin - I could... More

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Hyderabad, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The approach to the hotel is very unremarkable however the moment one enters the lawns and experiences the vast valley with mountains in the backdrop.. look right and you have your own stupa and the Paro Dzong in the background and on your left a palace... you are left amazed and inspired to experince more.. Enter and you find your... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My first glance of GPH through trip advisor wasn't very comforting. Add to it the point that my trip organizer (Heavenly Bhutan) was insistent that GPH will be a great choice. I finally yielded and I swear this was an awesome place to stay in Paro. Here are a few reasons you may also consider this hotel : 1) Awesome... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The entire layout & the architecture of this hotel is beautiful & typically Bhutanese. Beautiful gardens with lovely flowers & a sit out area make it ideal to just relax in the gardens. It has a great view of the Paro Dzong & the hills. The staff is also very warm & accomodating. It has a real old world charm... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This hotel is a traditional Bhutanese building and located in a beautiful place overlooking the Paro valley. Our room is not in a great shape and need upgrading work soon. Our room is in the ground floor and i noticed that staircases to the upper rooms are pretty steep. The restaurant provides good breakfast and dinner. The hotel has a... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
79 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After many indifferent hotels in Bhutan, the GPH was a real treat. the room was big and luxurious. there was no TV but a big comfy bed, good hot water and lovely old fixtures. the best thing about the place is the high location and lovely views across to the Dzong and down in to Paro. the staff are friendly... More

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Address: Paro, Bhutan
Location: Bhutan > Paro District > Paro
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#3 Family Hotel in Paro #4 Business Hotel in Paro
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The Gangtey Palace is the only palace in Bhutan converted into a hotel. Natural spring water flowing through all pipes of the hotel. Traditional hot stone bath and massage. ... more   less 
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