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House Of Shambhala

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place, very confortable and warm room, with a very good hot shower. The Tibetan style is charming and you can see Potala Palace, sunrise and sunset from the rooftop (and even enjoy a cup of tea up there!). The hotel´s restaurant was a pleasant surprise, with excellent food, good service and fair prices (my husband and I had almost...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really liked this hotel for its location in the Old Town and the great welcome from the guy on reception. The rooms are comfortable and are traditionally decorated. Breakfast is OK but the roof top restaurant is good.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a total of five nights at this hotel, was our first choice from reading reviews on here plus our tour agency recommended it. Rooms were designed and decorated in traditional Tibetan style. Rooms were en-suite with hot water. Portable radiators were provided as it gets very cold at night across Tibet. Staff were all helpful. Free wifi in...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this beautiful hotel in the old section of Lhasa, close to all the sights. Great staff, amazing rooms all beautifully decorated in Tibetan style. Atmospheric and authentic. Very welcoming and homey, with great amenities. We had a fantastic time.

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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Love this hotel! The staff are awesome, very kind and warm. The rooms are very authentic yet have all modern comforts. Location is awesome. Restaurant is top notch. A very unique experience which I hope to repeat in the future.

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Portland
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Meditation and Yoga Rooms at the House of Shambala for 7 nights at three different occasions. Returning to the hotel was always like returning to our home (base). The house of a former high lama offered simple but very atmospheric accommodations just minutes from the famous Barkhor Kora in the old part of Lhasa. The apartment-like...

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Reviewed September 24, 2016

Located near old town and Jokang Temple, on a very small street, pedestrian street, tried hard to please, catered to western travelers, clean rooms, good restaurant, certainly not a chain hotel, would go back again,

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New Mexico
Reviewed September 4, 2016

I can understand that this hotel is not for everyone but for me it was like staying in a little museum. Unfortunately, the spa is closed and I don't know if this is permanent. But I had 3 very restful nights there and the staff was very cheerful and helpful. The restaurant had delicious food. My only snafu was arriving...

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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights. It is a nice tibetan hotel. The rooms are colorful and equipped with original tibetan furniture. It is convenient located on the very city center of the old town. Some notes: step stairs, room doors don't close fully so you hear people from outside (you can lock them of course), can get cold in...

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Shanghai
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We travelled in Tibet for nearly 3 weeks and used Lhasa as our base. We spent several nights in House of Shambala and found it very pleasant. Rooms a beautifully decorated, the rooftop terrace is great! Showers are ok, hard to adjust, but fine. Breakfast could be much better. They serve exactly the same each day: yoghurt, fruit, muesli, steamed...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about House Of Shambhala

Address: No.7 Jiri erxiang, Lhasa 850000, China
Location: China > Tibet > Lhasa
Price Range: $60 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — House Of Shambhala 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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House Of Shambhala Lhasa, Tibet
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#2 Spa Hotel in Lhasa
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“My ground-floor room (103) was near reception and restaurant so a tad noisy but not unduly so. Upper floor rooms may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles nmtibet, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“Each room is unique and staff assists with luggage so staying on upper floors isn't an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaraandbill2016, Jun 11, 2016 | Read review
“It's a very small hotel. Any room is good.”
 of 5 bubbles 564siennas, May 27, 2016 | Read review
“Might be easier to stay at the lower floors, as it could be tiring to climb up the stairs with baggages and on/off altitude sickness.”
 of 5 bubbles Toyfriend, May 1, 2016 | Read review
“We had 203 and loved it - I think 204 would also be beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles copperrosemaiden, Jun 26, 2015 | Read review
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