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The Grand Shamba-La

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A superbly located hotel with lots of warmth and delicious food - and clean rooms. Mr Negi the owner is not just a good host but an invaluable travel guide ! My wife Gayatri and I had a lovely time. Guests will find the hotel "attic" library filled with books on local history, Tibet, Buddhism, Himachal Pradesh and the Himalayas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I felt the magic of love, beauty of nature and forgivness the moment i stepped into this amazig hotel and offered the apple juice. Food there was just amazing. Many thanks for the managing director who took us around to see temples and the town. What a great efforts from him. Rooms were so clean and it was so quite.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food: Great apple jams, buttery oily naans, savoury chilli paneer starters- recommend visiting apple orchard behind hotel- famous Kinnaur apple factory Rooms: Elegant decorations and decor to ceilings and ornaments, characteristic wooden panneling to walls, bathroom of decent standard for India i.e. not losing your foot in a hole during middle of the night, small TV but beautiful views of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely beautiful hotel with extremely warm hospitality. The Grand Sambhala gives you a sense of belonging in the mountains and nothing gets better if you have a nice place to live in along with the scenic views of the Kinnaur region. Highly recommended. Do pay Prithvi Ji a visit. -Isherjeet Singh

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

As the name suggest, the hotel is "Grand" in every way; for its exceptional design; picturesque location and personal service! It was an absolute delight to have stayed at The Grand Shamba-La, a hotel overlooking the Kinner Kailash range! We got the best room in the hotel (no. 404) at the 4th floor which opened to the Kailash with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

This place has one of the best views I have seen! Even if you spend a day locked in your room, you'll not get bored of staring at the mighty mountains. What adds to the beauty is a library in the hotel. It is very well made with a good collection of titles to choose from. It is by far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

The Grand Shamba-La! Also confused with The Grand Shangri-La in Kalpa is probably the best place we have stayed on our frequent trips to Kinnaur and Spiti. Prithviraj Negi, the owner and the heart of this place is super dedicated at creating a new face of hospitality and it certainly shows! Whatever your requirement from a hotel would be, is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

this place hosts you really well,, the staff is well mannered and the reception area is really nice...also the rooms have nice entries and are secluded from each other with beautiful tibetan curtains...each room has a view ot the himalayas and the ood is also great..there is a parking place hence it was very comfortable for us

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Stayed for 2 nights at this hotel after a long trip to Spiti. Our 5th floor room had the most spectacular views of the Kinner Kailash mountains, from the balcony and the side of the bed. We only had to open the French windows to see the breathtaking sunrise. The room also had a very convenient smaller interconnected room perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

A clean hotel with all the luxury you need on an adventurous travel between Shimla and Tabo. Nice staff, excellent food, very friendly and helpful owner - and the view is better than in most Swiss hotels: incredible! A MUST!

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is a pleasure to meet you in our family-owned small scale Tibetan Style Hotel. We hope to meet you soon, and are more than willing to let you experience comfortable, peaceful and unforgettable times in Kalpa. "Shamba-La" is a mythical place somewhere located in the Himalayan area, known as a paradise on earth. We did our best to create that paradise. According to the references of our customers, we are very successful in that. Warm regards from our hearts, "The Grand Shamba-La" team ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grand Shamba-La

Address: Roghi Road | Kanag Saring, Kalpa 172108, India (Formerly The Grand Shangri-La)
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Kinnaur District > Kalpa
Price Range: $22 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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