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Gangtey Palace Hotel

, Paro, Bhutan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hawaii
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place itself is very nice and the location is great. The staff was very lazy. It was low season so perhaps they were just not as on point as usual. I was one of the only guests while there and it seemed everyone sort of just sat round a lot. They were not unpleasant per se but for example... More 

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Penang Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Gantey Palace Hotel was one of the best hotels my group and I stayed during our 7-day trip in Bhutan from 12 to 18 July 2015. We stayed at this hotel for three days from 15 to 17 July 2015 and had great time to explore the hotel. The hotel is well located on a hill slope overlooking the valley... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stayed for 1 day, and the place was beautiful. The staff were very helpful and food was simply yummy. The room had an old,rustic charm to it. The Hotel is isolated and yet not that far away from the PARO town center. Couple of pointers to note: 1. You will need your own vehicle, there is a bus station close... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Quaint is definitely the word to describe this hotel. It is a converted palace and it feels very authentic. True that the bathrooms are quite old with no special character but the rooms and dinning hall make up for it. The hot stone bath is also very nice with views of the mountain.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you are looking for a modern hotel, this is not your place. But if you like old world charm with spectacular views and a beautiful garden setting, the Gangtey Palace Hotel seems hard to beat. Great service, a lovely hotel and a well looked after garden with a traditional Bhutanese chorten. The hotel overlooks the valley and is directly... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

When i checked into the hotel, they arranged me a small room with lovely view over the valley. It was very small but i thought it's okay because i'm alone. However, at around 10ish at night, the water tap went crazy, water wasn't coming out smoothly and was splashing everywhere. I had a hard time brushing my teeth. I was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This hotel is quaint. It is an old palace of the royal family and still very authentic and true. It has a large prayer room in the middle of the complex, incredible hot stone baths, and it is well situated close to the airport and near Tigers Nest. Overall a great spot, good food, and great people.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Location: It's beautifully located on Paro valley, overlooking Paro city and Paro Dzong. The view is unbeatable, it's even better than the view from Uma Paro hotel. It offers the best view I have seen in Bhutan. Room: Gangtey Palace Hotel is converted from an old palace so everything is pretty old. Only 1 radiator heater was provided, the changing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. The rooms are very old, smelly, creaking floors and the walls are so thin that you can hear the conversation in next room actually you can converse with them. This is not it the food is the worst, they say that its a buffet but quantity is limited and most... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I stayed here with my friend recently for a night and was most happy with my stay. Traditional Bhutanese interior and exterior and the rooms were very cosy and comfortable. The bathroom is big and clean. The rooms overlook the Paro city and the Paro Dzong. The rooms do not have TV, but the hotel provides free wifi with very... More 

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