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Gangtey Palace Hotel

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The Gangtey Palace is the only palace in Bhutan converted into a hotel. Natural spring water flowing through all pipes of the hotel. Traditional hot stone bath and massage.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Historic Hotel
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Stayed for 2 nights in early Dec.

Location on a hill that overlooks Paro town and Paro Dzong. Superb view from a wide spacious ground in front of hotel. Beautiful Traditional Bhutanese architecture. Wonderful to stroll around the hotel grounds before and after meals, and during
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This was our first stop on our Bhutan cycling trip with KE. After the spectacular view from the flight into Paro, the exciting landing and the serene Terminal building all that was needed for a perfect welcome was a comfortable, traditional Bhutanese ex Palace to stay in. And thi
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What a wonder, historic hotel. It is truly a Bhutanese experience so don't expect a lot of overly modern amenities or the latest in design. It is a beautiful, old traditional building that really adds to a visit of this very unique country.
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We were on a bike trip to Bhutan & we were staying in this place. Spacious rooms in a historical Palace with gud artefacts display courteous staff. One of our favourite was the hot stone water bath u could relax your body after a long day. Very clean and welcoming ambiance woul
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I absolutely loved this hotel for its authentic Bhutanese experience - I felt a bit like a princess ...
Our room was huge and styled in the local style with paintings on the walls . All mod cons plus tea and coffee making, heater, great WiFi and copious hot water - loved all the
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Response from Khandu-Om D, General Manager at Gangtey Palace Hotel
Responded 9 Oct 2018
Thank you we are so happy to know you had an authentic experience. Thank you for staying with us. Sincerely, Gangtey Management
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Hi can I stay here with my 2yr old kid? Do they provide breakfast complimentary and how about the room accommodation? Where I can visit from this hotel?
Yes. Your 2 year kid can definitely be there. Breakfast, included or not, I have no clue as I was in a sponsored group. Rooms are very cozy and comfortable. You can access the Tigers Nest Monastery from here, which is one of the absolute best places to visit in a Bhutan. You could also visit the Dzongs and soak yourself in one of the hot stone baths.
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My mom has difficulty with stairs but she can manage a floor. Are there any ground level rooms?
There are rooms on the ground floor as well. You can opt for it. You need to walk for 40m to the restaurant.
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we are planning to visit bhutan on february 13th 2018..how would be the weather
Probably below freezing, icy. Check Accuweather and weather websites for details.
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How are the hot stone baths here and what do they cost
We had the baths to ourselves and asked them to open the curtains so we could take in the view of the mountains. Having it to ourselves was definitely nice. I'm not sure it would be as nice with strangers in the room too. The hot stones were seriously hot, so they gave is cold water to help regulate the water temp which was helpful. I can't remember the cost. I'd recommend it if you can have it to yourself
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Do this hotel Accept Visa credit cards? I heard most small hotels in Bhutan only deal in cash so its a major concern for me as my flight leaves at 7 am and payment might become an issue unless I am cash ready
They do accept credit cards as do some of the shops in town. However, sometimes the card readers are not working (in the shop at the school, for instance.) But keep in mind that to go to Bhutan, you must guarantee a minimum expenditure of $250 a day if you are an American. My friend and I prepaid our meals, transportation, guide and driver, entrance fees and hotels through an agency. You will absolutely love this country.
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"Upstairs rooms are better ventilated"
"The front of the hotel has views of the valley"
"A room on the second floor gets a slight view of the outdoors, otherwise, all are good."
"Rooms in the Utse"
"Go somewhere else"
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PRICE RANGE
US$77 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
BhutanParo DistrictParo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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