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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated above the rapidly grown town of Thimpu. Amankora is a place of great tranquility. the lodge manager Bhanu and his team do a fabulous job of looking after our needs and making our stay memorable. The rooms are very cozy, the food is excellent and the attention to detail is impressive.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Unfortunately, didn't get to stay here this time cos I was traveling with a photo group. Made it here for tea and shopping though. As usual, the manager was friendly and gave my friends a tour of the hotel after tea. The shop here was much bigger than the one at Paro, things are different, very high-end, very nice -... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Amankora Thimphu was the last of the 5 Aman lodges we stayed at in Bhutan. We stayed 3 nights in Paro, then flew to Bumthang where we stayed 2 nights each in Bumthang, Gangtey, Punakha. Finally, on advice of others we spent one night in Thimphu before departing from Paro Airport (Paro is only about an hour away from Thimphu.)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

All I can say is WOW. Aman has definitely set the bar high. And what sets them apart is their level of service. They get the little things right -- remember your name, remember that you like oil vs. butter with your bread, had a back problem and put hot water bottles in the bed every night. And I could... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

The hotel has an exceptional view and is near the palace little away from city centre. The have around 20 rooms. Saw the room and each have nice view. Had thai lunch was exceptional thanks to Chef Peter who is from usa. Thai food especially phat thai was really nice. We had a great time reading the various books they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

My wife and I just returned from our inspiring 8-day journey with Amankora through Thimphu, Gangtey, Punakkha and Paro. The natural beauty, Buddhist culture and warm, gracious Bhutanese people moved us, but the team at Amankora made us feel at home in each location. We were sad to leave!! First, as we entered our wood styled, Zen room in each... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 17, 2016

It was a long trip from home and all travel pains and weariness were immediately lessened on arrival at Paro airport. A swift transfer to Thimphu where the lodge is located close to Royal palaces and homes in quiet and secluded peace. Charming staff, excellent food and a spacious room with all modern conveniences. A most auspicious start to our... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2016

This trip truly converted us into Aman fans - we always had been reluctant to go because we felt children might disturb the monastic tranquility of most Aman resorts - and were greatly mistaken. We stayed 3 nights at Amankora Bhumthang and 2 nights at Amankora Thimphu and loved both. Amankora Bhumthang: The location close to the Palace, with flowering... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful and luxurious property where you feel more as though you are staying on your private home not a hotel. Amazing will recommend to all!!! The hikes near by are for all levels and our guide was very knowledgeable. The food offered was to everyone's taste. I can't find a single complaint!!

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

I really wondered what Amankora would be like. I knew the creature comforts would be covered, but Amankora Thimpu does SO much more than that. A sublime forest setting, understated architecture that so suits the site, huge beautiful rooms. But.... The staff is what really will get you in the end. Where do they find such warm, kind, caring people... More 

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Additional Information about Amankora Thimphu

Address: Near Kuenga Chhoeling Palace Upper Motithang, Thimphu, Bhutan
Location: Bhutan > Thimphu District > Thimphu
Hotel Class:5 star — Amankora Thimphu 5*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Amankora Thimphu Hotel Thimphu
Amankora Hotel Thimphu
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Thimphu
#7 Spa Hotel in Thimphu
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“all the rooms are the same and great!”
 of 5 bubbles DemandingTraveller12, Apr 20, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same - some face the grassy inner courtyard, some the creek (preferrable).”
 of 5 bubbles LRGangsters, Apr 6, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room at the end of the hall for real quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ColleenB658, Dec 16, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms seemed nice.”
 of 5 bubbles BlueNassau, Dec 6, 2015 | Read review
“For Thimphu it does not really matter what room to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles ArcoVan, Nov 12, 2015 | Read review
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