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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is right next to the royal palace, which is now a monastery. The rooms are elegant, the staff is very well trained, and the ambience is lovely. On chilly evenings, we enjoyed having drinks in front of the fireplace in the common room. Bumthang is a lovely town nestled in the intersection of four valleys. The Amankora Bumthang...

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Reviewed September 24, 2016

We stayed at all 5 Amankora lodges during our sojourn in Bhutan. Based on what we had been hearing about the road conditions, we decided to forgo the torturous round-trip ground transfer (to and from Bumthang) in favor of a domestic flight from Paro, then backtrack by car while staying at each of the Aman properties along the way. The...

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Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Luxurious morden rooms Great morden restaurant Courteous staff Professional service Jakar village hotel can't beat this one... Stayed only 1 night... But thoroughly enjoyed it.... Go for it... Wonder why amankora ranked number 2?

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We arrived to a very warm welcome in a tranquil environment in the country. Our room was amazing and enormous. All amenities perfect. The people are amazing. The laundry service was free of charge. Also, in the dining area there was a large selection of wines and liquor free for the guests. The dinner was wonderful and breakfast choices also...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Spend longer in the country to travel towards the east where this delightful, extremely comfortable and well designed hotel is located. And, worth noting, it shares grounds with a monastery where you get to wander around at your leisure. The hotel's architecture, tall white walls, mirrors the monasterys' ubiquitous style. The local archery range is very close by and it's...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed December 16, 2015

We did a 10-night itinerary with Amankora and were so happy we stayed in Bumthang. We spent 3 nights in Amankora Bumthang. Beautiful grounds and rooms, excellent service, so quiet and peaceful. Guide and driver were super nice and professional. Everything is top notch. Do not miss the farmhouse lunch! **Important tip: Inquire about the 25-minute domestic flight from Paro...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 10, 2015

The AmanKora Bhutan experience is wonderful. I have stayed at all 5 lodges across Bhutan and they are all wonderful. My prefered is Gangtey and Bumthang. Food is wonderful and the staff so friendly and kind. If you are looking for the luxury way to see Bhutan then Amankora is the only way.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Amankora staff make a huge effort to ensure that your tour and stay suit your individual needs. They listen to your interests and needs and try to say "yes" to whatever enquiry or request you have. They have bikes for you to use. They accommodate children's interests. It was my first Aman stay but if you can afford it, they...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed April 27, 2015

Well located near the Wangdichholing Palace and the Dzong, the facitity is lovely and very comfortable. The staff is exdellent. The farmhouse lunch is not to be missed. Next trip I look forward to more time in the Tang Valley.

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san francisco
Reviewed December 4, 2014

The only issue is the price. Everything else is just perfect. The entire city was was over rated by the tour agency and the tour books. If I can suggest, forget the city and the festival and save yourself a lot of money. But if you go. Indeed..stay here.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Combining aman, the Sanskrit-derived word for 'peace', and kora or 'circular pilgrimage' in Dzongkha, the Bhutanese language, Amankora, is a series of lodges in the Kingdom of Bhutan's central and western valleys. The sole surviving Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom, Bhutan is one of the most remote and pristine environments on earth. To best experience all that Bhutan has to offer, Amankora can tailor journeys that include a combination of its lodges located in the valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey and Bumthang. ... more   less 

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Address: Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, Bumthang 11001, Bhutan
Location: Bhutan > Bumthang District > Bumthang
Number of rooms: 16
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“The second floor rooms have a better view of the palace and the dzong.”
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