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Gangtey Palace Hotel

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Paro, Bhutan
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Gangtey Palace Hotel
Ranked #5 of 15 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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Hong Kong, China
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worst choice of hotel in our 9 day journey Pros - good view from the hotel - good premise for photo taking - even your own room has its special taste for being traditional Cons - no cleaning done on the traditional wooden decoration, so dusty. See the photo of my room. - noisy wooden stairs and corridor, poor noise... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best Hotel we stayed in, while in Bhutan, with 6" walls once the room heated up it was very comfortable. The Alter room is an added bonus, if you get a chance to view it. The spring water hot stone bath is well worth booking to prepare. Even with the thick walls the wild dogs are a... More 

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at Hote Gangtey Palace at Paro. After reading all the reviews in Trip Advisor, we really expected Hotel Gangtey Palace to be our best stay in Bhutan. But it turned out to be exactly opposite. Shabby room decoration, creaking floor boards, cramped up bathroom, dimly lit rooms and no access to wifi in rooms made... More 

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights on arrival in Bhutan and one night before departure. The rooms are authentically Bhutanese, with polished wooden floors, firm mattresses and traditional decor. Electric heaters ensured the rooms were plenty warm enough and the bathrooms were western and of reasonable standard. The staff were friendly and helpful - happy to arrange an early breakfast for us... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my wife were in Bhutan for a week and we visited Paro, Thimpu, Punakha along with the most isolated places in Bhutan such as Phobjika Valley and Haa Valley. Gangtey Palace was the last of our stops where we spent 3 nights. The hotel itself is 100+ yrs old and the rooms are very cozy, warm. Their restaurant... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have now stayed at Gangtey Palace four times and still it is my favourite hotel in Bhutan, for the friendliness of the staff and for the experience of staying in such an authentically Bhutanese building. But as one would expect from a converted old building, not all rooms are uniformally charming; some are small and dark with no view.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were out up in a Spacious room with a full lounge set and two electric heaters. The view from our 3rd floor room was stunning. The bed was warm with electric blanket and hot water bags so we were able to have a good sleep. The room was fully equipped with kettle, electric heater, hair dryer. The food served... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great hotel choice with nice views across valley. Very cool converted museum with tons of old world charm. Staff was absolutely awesome. Rooms are large and clean. Wifi in the rooms, restaurant was nice and they have a pretty cool little bar hidden next to restaurant. I would highly recommend this hotel for anyone staying in Paro.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

we ended our trip to bhutan with a 3 night stay at the gangtey palace. it's an old governors house converted to a hotel and the setting and the gardens are stunning which overlook paro town. it has a very bhutanese feel to it and makes you feel as if you are living in a dzong. if you get a... More 

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New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is the worst room we have had in 10 days in Bhutan. The room is very dusty and the windows have not been cleaned in a long time. The only positive is that the room is large, otherwise it is very old with very old furnishings. Not the quality we have been used to throughout Bhutan. Don't know what... More 

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Address: Paro, Bhutan
Location: Bhutan > Paro District > Paro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Paro

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