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Damchen Resort

Khuruthang, Punakha, Bhutan
Damchen Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for a night and feel this was only low point of our Bhutan visit. I understand Punakha has limited capacity and our agent could get only standard room but room itself was big letdown. I have stayed in much smaller rooms in Japan hotels and find there is no effort by management to maintain certain basic standards. Loose windowpane... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel in my opinion is of 3-star quality. It provides a comfortable bed with clean toilet. The restaurant serves reasonable meals, the staff were polite. It was a bit frustrating when we found out that there was no water and no wifi during check in, but that was rectified later that day. The hotel is located just by the... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start with saying that I am giving it a 5 instead of 4 as its current score do not reflect its true value. I arrived here with a lot skepticism but left with a feeling to return here once again. To set your expectations - if you are looking for something plush, this is not the place and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Punakha for the Saturday market and this place, right across the car park from the market, served generic Bhutanese tourist food - but a great location on the riverside. Not a bad dining option. I didn't see the rooms, though the resort premises look nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is located right at the bank of river. Delux rooms have an excellent view of river. Also they have small sit outs in the resort which allows you to enjoy the river view. Overall a nice place to stay in Punakha.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spend 2 nights here while we visited sights around. We had asked for the oval rooms which come with a great view of the river and the mountains - my favorite thing about our stay! If you plan to stay here make sure you get one of these rooms. The rooms otherwise are basic but clean and spacious. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stayed in this hotel from Dec 16 to Dec 17 2014... I would recommend this resort to those who love nature.. the resort is located right near a river... You could just keep looking at the beauty for hours together. since we visited in December, we had a little trouble with the temperature going so low. The heater provided... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This hotel has clean rooms with facilities that work. This may not sound like much of an endorsement, but in contrast to most of Bhutan's hotels - and much of Bhutan for that matter - things that work are above average. The hotel is a bit run down. Paint peeling from from some bedroom walls. Shower head holders broken, reducing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Free wi-fi only at reception area.....good setting......poor room service.....room quality average, but very spacious and comfortable. Food initially was rather bad....on complaining to the chef it became brilliant. Recommended for a good comfortable stay. The rooms on the higher floors are romantic as well.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We travelled in the colder off season months. Their kitchen was getting renovated, hence we were asked to avoid the dining hall for dinner. Food was provided as room service was really bad. Bhutanese dont eat noodles so dont expect to eat good noodles. Also the room qas not warmed up well for the winter. The top floor room we... More 

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