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Jakar Village Lodge

Jakar Village | Below Jakar Dzong, Bumthang, Bhutan
Jakar Village Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very pretty looking with average sized cozy rooms and small bathrooms. heating in a place like bhumtang essential and this place got that right. restaurant had very courteous staff and excellent food especially their coffee and buck wheat pancakes. The only thimg they need to do away with is the paid wifi. Too expensive @200 rupees a gadget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very special place. Cleverly designed, the Jakar Village Lodge butts up against a 'real' village and is absolutely delightful. The rooms are chalet style, traditionally and tastefully furnished, with a large comfortable bed, super soft pillows and a real down duvet. All the beds in Bhutan have been good but this is a cosy, comfy sleep fest.... More 

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Timaru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is akin to a homestay or a Lodge. The forever dependable and friendly staff is there to oblige their guests. Whenever they are not too busy, they would go to the guests and chat with them. The reception, the common area and the dining room is located on the first floor, which is consistent with Bhutanese architecture, where... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A nice place to stay while you are traveling in Bhutan. Clean and welcoming rooms, restaurant and lobby. A nice feature of breakfast is that they will make eggs to your order. Many steps to climb to your room, lobby and restaurant but that what gives it so much charm. Stayed 2 nights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I spent 2 nights at this lodge and loved it. The staff and owner are very friendly and extremely helpful and caring. The owner the one evening even went around to every table to talk to the guests. One gal who works in the dining room was particularity sweet. My room had a king size bed, comfy thick quilt. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The rooms were large and had a little alcove with a swing. Too cold in December to use it but a nice idea, with a view over the valley. Again the electric heater was the only heat in the room. Worked ok. The shower was very elaborate so many options that it took a long time to figure out how... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Jakar Village lodge is quite impressive for it location and is very well maintained. The rooms are well kept and clean. There is a heater in every room but it just gets too cold in the evenings. I was there for one night and I did not want to leave the place. The owner's are quite friendly and they spend... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were impressed that all these 3 star hotels have very comfortable good quality beds with good pillows and comforters. It got pretty cold in the evenings. The owners are great cooks too, so we enjoyed our meals there. Since it's located in the residential area, it's nice and quiet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

This is a small hotel below the impressive Dzong, overlooking some nice fields. Dinner and breakfast at the hotel were the best during our 7 day trip in Bhutan, and included buckwheat pancakes, the specialty in Bumthang (do try them)!. The hotel also offers freshly ground coffee, which was a treat, and tea around a traditional stove (not quite a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights. This hotel is out of town, which makes it quiet and peaceful, but also means that you are not able to explore the town at night. The room was quite nice, shower was ok, but tnot the best. Heating in the room but no TV. Wifi is only available in reception. It worked well... More 

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