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House Of Shambhala

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Travelers' Choice 2018 Winner
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Shambhala Palace is a restored home of a high ranking Tibetan Lama. All of our rooms provide guests with the utmost comfort while surrounded by Tibetan history and tradition. Our rooftop restaurant together with four of our king rooms offer full on views of Potala Palace with other rooms looking out over the quiet alleyways of the ancient quarter.
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We were supposed to stay here for three nights but after a couple hours I immediately started looking for a new hotel and relocated to the St. Regis in the morning. If traditional is code for dirty and uncomfortable then this is the hotel for you. Stay away if you have any
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We had a great time in this hotel. Rooms are very big, the staff is extremely nice and helpful and will take great care of you. We really enjoyed the cosy atmosphere inside this guest house, only a few steps away from the buzzing Kora of the Johkang Palace. The restaurant
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We stayed 5 nights in this beautiful Tibetan House of Shambhala in the old town of Lhasa. The rooms are very colourful and every room has its one style. From the roof top terrace you have a wonderful view over Lhasa old city and can enjoy a sweet tea. The food is very tasty,
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It was a cosy hotel with traditional Tibetan settings. The room was spacious and clean and the staffs were very helpful and friendly. You can climb up to the rooftop early in the morning or evening to enjoy the beautiful view up there. I had the yak burger at the hotel
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We had our tour welcome buffet here and returned again for further meals as the food was very good. Although we didnt stay here i would definitely recommend the buffet and the regular restaurant for an evening meal.
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I'd say it was reasonably clean but not pristine. There's rugs and furnishings Etc that probably haven't been thoroughly cleaned. A dust allergy sufferer would probably find it less clean than they would like.
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Hairdryer Yes, kettle cups tea coffee Yes. The House of Shaambala has everything a regular hotel has and more.
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I would say yes as I paid with an Irish credit card and there was no problem
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We and my friends are all come from Hong Kong. May I book and live in the hotel?
"We tried two different rooms and both of them were very good."
"A lower floor room if you are not use to the altitude of Lhasa."
"I think all rooms are unique. Enjoy!"
"ask for a suite - some of the rooms are quite large"
"Room 201 is a queen room and is extra large, could even sleep 2 kids as well in the adjoining room (it is essentially a two-room unit)."
$81 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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