Gangtey Palace Hotel

Address: \N, Paro, Bhutan | Hotel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGangtey Palace Hotel Paro

    Reviewed by vishnu_agni

    Beautiful property with great views

    Reviewed Sep 26, 2014
    by (3 reviews) , India Flag of India

    The hotel was a very pretty property - a wooden palace. It was the old Paro governor's house restored. We were given a deluxe room in the central courtyard - everything in the room was a work of art. The painted wall behind the bed, the painted wardrobe, the carved sofas, the columns covered with Bhutanese motifs gave us a sense of how Bhutanese royalty must have lived in the past. The huge bathroom was almost the size of a living room.

    There is a lovely sit-out on the huge front lawns with a fantastic view of the Paro Valley. There are pear and peach trees in the hotel gardens- we ate some pears from these trees. The restaurant and the bar are also very pretty- the bar has tall windows through which you can drink in the beautiful scenery outside.

    If you are put up in Gangtey Palace and are a vegetarian, then you would be better off having your meals in one of the town restaurants. The canned peas used in the food at Gangtey Palace are never cooked properly. So be careful while ordering for any food here.

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    Reviewed by sudanthaka

    Best place for the first emotion of Bhutan

    Reviewed Sep 4, 2006
    by (5 reviews) Galle , Sri Lanka Flag of Sri Lanka

    I was very satisfied my first and even the last nights my holiday in Bhutan. The hotel is situated at a place with a wonderful view and the personals are too very kindly. Thanks for your service. Sudanthaka from Sri Lanka

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Gangtey Palace Hotel Paro

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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