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Jakar Village Lodge

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

food is not good Hotel is not that big as shown in photos Run by a family Wi-Fi not in rooms Owner and his family stay in the hotel it self Being Indian didn't enjoyed food Had to eat out veg pizza for all 3 days.... Out side in market...delicious pizza...... Hotel jakar village is far from market.... The town... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a charming traditional Bhutanese building. The deluxe room was good but didn’t have much of a view. The bathroom was very basic and mixing the hot and cold water was a challenge. Wifi worked quite OK. People were very friendly and food tasted delicious. The stay was very comfortable. We flew out of Bumthang which saved... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling through Bhutan for the sights & walks, our stay in the Bumthang Valley in this gorgeous, newly done-up traditional place. With its all-wood guest wing, and wood fires in the evening cold, it felt like a lodge - so be wary it's not like a all-amenities hotel. For a start, it can get cold through the night (under warm... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely hotel gets five stars from me not for luxury, but for the people who will take care of you there. That does not mean JVL is not comfortable. Rooms are spacious and well-appointed, with wide plank floors, sturdy beam ceilings and walls clad in local pine. The king size bed was a welcome change from the twin beds... More 

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Gasey L, Manager at Jakar Village Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Douglas Thank you for the review.We are glad that you liked your stay here although like you said the car broke down....looking forward to your another trip here ......regards from JVL family More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We were on a family trip in Bumthang in June 2016 for three days. Right from the time we set foot in the property, there was a feeling of welcoming warmth displayed by the owner, his family and all the staff. In our entire Bhutan trip, this was easily the best stay !! Now for the hotel - JVL is... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights. Clean and comfortable hotel with good food. Modern bathrooms with all conveniences. Walking distance from the Jakar Dzong. Very friendly and helpful staff. Bit out of main Jakar town, but that is a good thing. Please be ware of atrocious road conditions from Thimphu to Bumthang. It took us 11 hours of bumpy and bone jarring... More 

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Kangaroo Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is a lovely property set in the heart of a village and alongside a river -a 20 minute pleasant walk to the main township. Management are gracious and kind and very helpful. They showcase not only how classy "Lodge" accommodation can be in Bhutan but also hospitality. The Jakar zhong is nearby and the location makes for good walking... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Neat and clean rooms. Friendly staff including the owner. Food is average. They provide Indian food also. Rooms are cosy although view from room is average. They provide you with the cycles also in case you are interested in some adventure or sight seeing

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at Jakar Village Lodge. It is a very beautiful place with Bhutanese style buildings and a courtyard. The location is great - a very short walking distance to the Dzong. Each room was painted in traditional auspicious signs and very enjoyable to stay in. The hotel is owned by a 4-generation family and the third... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is a really pleasant family Lodge. It's just down from the Dzong so has good views from the #500 rooms upstairs. My room was covered in "gold" and very exotic with a small covered balcony and a swing seat. The room was clean, warm, and a large bathroom and hot water! The dining room is rustic and the staff... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jakar Village Lodge (or) JVL is categorized as a 4 star lodge by "The TOURISM COUNCIL OF BHUTAN" and it is located just below the Jakar Dzong.Not only it is a 4 star lodge but Jakar Village Lodge (JVL) has been slotted at rank #21 amoung the "Best Bed & Breakfast" establishment in Asia and ranked #4 in Bhutan in 2009 by trivago top hotel, largest European travel community. It has also been awarded the Certificate of Excelence in 2011 by Trip Advisor. The Lodge's 14 rooms are beautifully painted in traditional bhutanese style and furnished.Each toilet has latest modern fittings which includes high quality insulation heating system. Each toilet has separate shower and lavatory. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jakar Village Lodge

Address: Jakar Village | Below Jakar Dzong, Bumthang 1051, Bhutan
Location: Bhutan > Bumthang District > Bumthang
Price Range: $70 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Jakar Village Hotel Bumthang
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