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Gesar Hotel

Longjiang Road, Shigatse China
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Shigatse Gesar Hotel is located on Longjiang Road. Walking west for 1,200 meters, you can visit the biggest Gelugpa monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery. It is 150 kilometers from Sakya Monastery and 300 kilometers from Mt. Everest. So it is very convenient for transportation. Gesar Hotel is well decorated with strong Tibetan style. You can see exquisite handmade pictures and decorations in the lobby with bright colors. There are many different kinds of rooms, including 5 deluxe suites, 6 average suites, 9 deluxe single rooms, 8 deluxe twin-bed rooms, 72 average twin-bed rooms, 2 four people rooms and 2 five people rooms. The rooms have digital TV, automatic fire alarm system, 24-hour hot water, free 30M wifi, local and distance telephone, and air-conditioning system. The hotel has a banquet hall, cafeteria and many rooms serving Western, Tibetan and Han food. The environment is very elegant and comfortable which can meet all guests’ demands. There is also a conference room which can hold 50-150 people for all kinds of meetings, training and business activities.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free internet
Hot tub
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Breakfast buffet
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Stayed in the hotel as part of Kailash yatra. None of the hotel staff speak English and communication is a challenge for anything. Good place for shower as extremely hot water is available and the bath rooms are big. the bedrooms are big and the wifi is excellent
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This hotel situated at the heart of the cut, has the Tibetan touch to the rooms. Huge rooms with multi coloured ceiling attracts the attention . A nice lobby, a very spacious restaurant , good ambience, not so bad free wi-fi connection are the main pros. They won't give free water is one con worth mentioning. A park and a market near by makes you busy in the evening.
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Tastefully appointee in colorful Tibetan designs and colors. Excellent breakfast buffet. We didn’t have time to explore the neighborhood so can’t comment on location. There seemed to be a buffet se ved n the lobby but we missed it. Aroma was wonde ful. Worth asking about.
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I've been to Shigatse a few times and this was the first time I felt very comfortable in my hotel as if there was always someone available and willing to help if needed. The manager is highly motivated and asked for feedback. The first time this ever happened in my ten years of travel in Tibet. Did I mention that he arranged a drive to the Shigatse Peace Aiport? A new wing will open next year and I hope to return and enjoy. Congratulations, Gesar!
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The only good thing at this hotel is the wifi. We arrived at 730pm and went to eat at the hotel restaurant at 8pm and were turned away as restaurant was closed. Beds are ok. Breakfast is Chinese tourist class and best to go down after 8 am. Don’t drink the coffee. Strange smell in bathroom which was unpleasant. Construction currently underway at hotel.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gesar Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Gesar Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Tashilunpo Monastery (1.7 miles), Nianchu River (1.8 miles), and XiGeZi BuXingJie (1.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Gesar Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Gesar Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Gesar Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gesar Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Songtsen Restaurant, Shigatse Wordo Kitchen, and Third Eye.
Are there any historical sites close to Gesar Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Tashilunpo Monastery (1.7 miles).