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Puenzhi Guest House

Trongsa, Bhutan
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    Reviewed 26 November 2016
    Very nice rooms with a balcony overlooking the Trongsa... more
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    Reviewed 26 November 2016

    Very nice rooms with a balcony overlooking the Trongsa tower.What a view !rooms comfortable and nicely done , with buddhist paintings on the wall and colourfull fabbrics.Electric heater was provided..Good food .Nice staff.

    2Thank elizardFlorence
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Reviewed 25 November 2016

    Our least favorite place after 15 nights in Bhutan (including some very simple places in Autsho and Samdrup Jongkhar), Puenzhi Guesthouse was a bit Hotel California-ish. On a dark highway, no one else around... You're 'welcomed' to the hotel by some (really?!) mortar rounds... We stayed in a large but beaten down room, freezing cold with no help from the...

    1Thank Ob3ron
    Daventry, United Kingdom
    Reviewed 3 December 2015

    we arrived late at night after that long, long drive from Punakha via the Pobijka valley, and found the faded decor and warm welcome quite charming, but waking in the morning to the view across the valley and down to the dzong such a joy. The fod was, as everywhere else, mediocre but nourishing and plentiful, the room clean and...

    1Thank scottydoc
    Lincoln, United Kingdom
    Reviewed 30 November 2015

    Disappointing as already downgraded from a better hotel and last minute itinerary change. Staff miserable. Drinks expensive, Food bland - although much of the tourist hotel food is (hint ask for chilli cheese side dish if you like spicy food).

    1Thank scottwelton
    Minneapolis, MN
    Reviewed 11 November 2015

    For those who enjoy a more local, in-country experience, Puenzhi is ideal. View of Trongsa Dzong was unmatched and our room offered wonderful clutter, unusually-placed outlets and a mountain of cozy bed comforters. We truly liked staying here. Typical Bhutanese buffet dinner, cold beer and easy-going staff.

    2Thank Case_USA
    Berlin, Germany
    Reviewed 16 December 2014

    I confirm what other travelers already stated: very nice site, beautiful view into the Trongsa valley with the Dzong. Me personally, together with my room mate for this organized tour across Bhutan, I can't claim anything seriously about the room, though quite simple. The bed was one of the hardest I experienced during our 2 weeks stay and I did...

    1Thank schicc
    Sao Paulo, SP
    Reviewed 18 October 2014

    Puenzhi is a very good hotel. Nice rooms and clean bathrooms (althought water heating system is the same of others: just one person per load). Friendly staff, good restaurant, food not spicy and an stunning view of Trongsa Dzong. Internet (slow) available. No TVs.

    Thank Maurici0Garcia
    New York City, New York
    Reviewed 28 March 2014

    Given the extremely bad Tripadvsior reviews we came with very low expectations. Our room seemed fine with a nice view, but then we realized that the Wifi did not work at all. The staff were helpful , when we requested to be moved to a room near the restaurant that had Wifi. The staff did everything they could to make...

    3Thank houdi
    Reviewed 25 April 2013

    Of our 14 day bike trip in Bhutan this is the only place we had disgusting experience , when I consider the standard set by Bhutan. Due to a last moment change we had to exit Bhutan via Gelephu instead of Samdrup , so we decided to make Trongsa as our base for the final push because we were unsure...

    1Thank Dimitrz
    Zurich, Switzerland
    Reviewed 31 May 2012

    we have been here for 1 night only (luckly) but it was enough. low quality of rooms, service and very unfriendly personell. rooms are old and even if we stayed at the "recommended" renewed wing. there was no warm/hot water, bathroom is really old. food is simply not acceptable. personell are unprofessional and unfriendly. positive feedback: nice view over the...

    Thank NaiveZurich

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    Additional Information about Puenzhi Guest House

    Address: Trongsa, Bhutan
    Region: Bhutan > Trongsa District > Trongsa
    Number of rooms: 32
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    “all rooms with balcony and a view”
    • quaint !
     of 5 bubbles elizardFlorence, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
    “ask for a room with a view of the Dzong - although I suspect they all have that.”
    • The view of the valley and Trongsa Dzong
     of 5 bubbles scottydoc, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
    “top floor for views is best I can suggest”
    • Early morning black mountains across Trongsa Valley
     of 5 bubbles scottwelton, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
    “Near the restaurant if you want any Wifi at all.”
     of 5 bubbles houdi, 28 Mar 2014 | Read review
    “Avoid this hotel”
     of 5 bubbles Dimitrz, 25 Apr 2013 | Read review
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