Hotels in Bhutan


5 Star

1. Le Meridien

Located in the heart of the capital city, Thimphu, the Le MéridienThimphu invites the discerning guest to engage and discover the legendary ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’, Bhutan. Our 78 spaciously appointed guest rooms & suites are culturally inspired, yet decidedly chic and contemporary.

With cosmopolitan surroundings amidst the bustling commercial streets of the city-centre, and a convenient location to many of the city’s myriad attractions, the Le MéridienThimphu is a compelling choice for hosting business meetings, and the perfect jumpstart to that long awaited leisurely holiday.

Hotel Facilities: 78 Spacious and well-appointed rooms, Club Lounge Available, 02 restaurants & 01 bar, Le Meridien Explore Spa, Largest hotel banquet hall in the city at 4108 sq. ft.

2. Taj

Located in the heart of Thimphu, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Textile Museum, Weekend Market, and ZangtoPelri Lhakhang. Voluntary Artists Studio Thimphu and Clock Tower Square are also within 10 minutes.

All 66 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and sofa beds. 24-hour room service and minibars are standard, as are TVs with cable channels.

Hotel Facilities: 2 restaurants, an indoor pool and a health club. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and spa services.

4 Star

1. Osel

Situated within the heart of the Thimphu valley but just off the main road, makes it the perfect starting point for mystic monastery, cultural festival visits or even breath-taking natural scenic hikes. Osel is a 35 room 4 star properties. We are proud to feature among the largest in-class rooms and be among the only few properties within the city limits to still have amazing views, views include the TashichoDzong as well as the seated Buddha all of this is in addition to the ever present glorious mountains that adorn all of Bhutan.

To delve deeper into Bhutan our restaurant serves up mouth-watering fiery local cuisine which gives you an insight into local tastes. Should you however feel homesick for coffee and a sandwich our coffee shop will set you right with an espresso and Panini. At the end of your trip, our bar is where you can unwind and sample local drinks or imported spirits.

2. Namgay Heritage

Hotel was built on the concept that guests to our country come to experience the culture, history and the way of life of the people of Bhutan but deserve to do so in a manner suited to their sensibilities

If you are looking for a hotel that reflects the culture and traditions of Bhutan and at the same time offers you all the amenities of a truly modern hotel, it is our sincere believe, that we should be your hotel of choice.

The hotel has been restored maintaining a delicate and fine balance between the traditional Bhutanese architecture and practical modern amenities to keep provide our clients with the comforts of a home, the caring services and atmosphere of a family and a vantage location to explore the main streets, bars, restaurants, handicrafts and the colorful nooks and corners of Thimphu.

3 Star

1.  Migmar

Situated amidst scenic landscape of Thimphu, on the expressway and about one km from city centre, it is built on contemporary theme and yet has a unique blend of Bhutanese architecture and modern amenities.

The hotel offers 17 standard rooms equipped with 2 single sized bed, LCD Screen with DVD attached, Mini Bar, Tea Coffee Maker, Table lap between two beds and a broad back light at the back of the bed, all walls with wallpaper cloth (silk) in different patterns, well-furnished bath room with auto heating system and Chandelier at the center of the room. The hotel also has 8 deluxe rooms with similar amenities. Hotel’s Executive Suites is elegantly designed and offer required modern facilities. Hotel Facilities: Steam bath and a dip pool of international standard furnished sit outs, private bar, Wi-fi internet connectivity, hairdryer, in-room dining, valet & laundry service, babysitting, money exchange, safety locks, business center.

2. Gakyil

Central and Clock tower go hand in hand in Thimphu; Gakyil is situated next to the iconic Clock Tower in the center of Thimphu. Right on the main road, with the Changlimithang stadium and archery grounds behind it, boasting 40 deluxe rooms with modern amenities and bathroom fittings, Gakyil is the place if you want to be in the heart of Thimphu.

Offering a multi-cuisine restaurant with free WiFi access, fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV, each room has a private bathroom that comes with shower and free toiletries. The Memorial Chorten is 1.5 km, the Buddha Point is 6 km and the Royal Thimpu Golf Course is 16 km. The Thimpu Bus Station is 2 km and the Paro Airport is 50 km.

Hotel Facilities: Tour desk and luggage storage. The property offers free parking.

3. Galingkha

Situated in the heart and junction of burgeoning capital of Bhutan in Thimphu, Hotel Galingkha is one of the oldest establishments in the kingdom and also takes pride in being one of the faces of a changing Bhutan. The hotel has been restored maintaining a delicate and fine balance between the traditional Bhutanese architecture and practical modern amenities.

The tastefully decorated and furnished standard and deluxe rooms come equipped with comfortable beds, exquisitely clean linen, and large spacious windows, a vanity desk with a working coffee table, closets, bedside tables and lamps and are equipped with cable television flatiron screens. The bathrooms are hygienic, clean and are equipped with western style bathtubs, EWC and wash basin. Located at ground floor, the multi-cuisine restaurant serves all kinds of dishes from the continental to the exotic. A bar serving all kinds of domestic and international brands of liquor awaits guests at the restaurant’s corner.

Hotel Facilities: Multi Cuisine Restaurant and Bar (Bhutanese, Indian, Chinese & International Cuisine), Room Service, Business Centre, Free Wi-Fi, Laundry, Safe Deposit Lockers/Electronic Safes (Rooms), Colorful Flat TVs (Rooms), Hair Dryers & Refrigerators (Rooms), Tea/Coffee Maker (Rooms)


5 Star

1. Zhiwaling

The 45-room Zhiwa Ling combines the sensibilities of a fine Bhutanese guesthouse with the best of 21st Century technology. Envisioned and created by a local Bhutanese company, the hotel’s elaborate hand-carved wooden cornices and masterful stonework coexist beautifully with today’s cutting-edge technology. The spa offers all the amenities of a modern fitness center – sauna, steam room, gym – as well as a traditional Bhutanese outdoor hot-stone bath. The hotel located amidst beautiful landscape and evergreen forest houses fully equipped business center, a tea house, two fully-equipped conference rooms, and a meditation house and multi cuisine restaurant. Honoring the spiritual heritage of this ancient Buddhist kingdom, a temple has been built into the second floor of the hotel, made with 450-year-old timbers from the famous Gangtey Monastery, the crowning glory of this new ten-acre cultural landmark.

Facilities include: Lingka and Gawa Restaurants, Menlha Spa, Yoga Retreats, Tea House, Meditation House, Mad Monk Bar, In-house Temple

2. Le Meridien Riverfront

With a compelling location close to Paro International Airport, Le Méridien Paro, Riverfront is the ideal place to stay and explore Bhutan. Unlock this holistic destination with attractions including sacred fortresses and monasteries.

Curiosity is awakened and perspective renewed by its nation’s natural environs and cultural heritage.

For enjoyable down-time, the heated outdoor swimming pool, spa, and fully-equipped fitness centre are all equipped with unmistakable views of the Paro River.

The hotel is equipped with 59 contemporary and elegant guestrooms, offering a minimum size of 32 square meters. All rooms feature heated bathroom floors and windows capturing the unbounded view of the river and mountains. Relax in a curated space featuring flat screen TV, wired and wireless High Speed Internet Access, sleek technology and a separate bath and shower to ensure a relaxing stay.

3. Uma

COMO Uma Paro, is an intimate, 29-room resort featuring the most exclusive private villas in Bhutan with an enviable location in the Paro Valley. This puts you within striking distance of the country’s great cultural landmarks. The style combines local artisanship with COMO’s contemporary style, while activities range from yoga to Himalayan camping adventures. Our Bukhari restaurant is a royal favourite.

The nine private villas and 20 luxury rooms combine the colorful accents of traditional Bhutanese craftsmanship with the clean-lined contemporary design for which COMO Hotels and Resorts are known. Other luxury amenities include a spa and award-winning cuisine.

Facilities include: Complimentary scheduled group Yoga classes (except Sundays), Concierge and private butler services, Foreign exchange, Multilingual hotel staff, Internet service at library, Laundry and pressing services, Maid service and evening turndown, Private cars and drivers

4. Amankora

Located 30 minutes from the airport, this Amankora lodge is the commencement of a path through pristine landscapes, ancient Dzongs and secluded villages.

Amankora Paro is 24-suite pine forest retreat which contrasts the rustic with the contemporary. Nearby are the ruins of the 17th century Drukgyel Dzong. The resort’s architecture features natural rammed-earth walls, gently sloping roofs and wood paneled interiors. Suites provide travelers with a king-size bed, traditional bukhari (wood-burning stove) and a large terrazzo-clad bath.

Facility include: a living room, dining room, library and outdoor terrace, all warmed by fireplaces. A welcome return from challenging treks is the Spa which overlooks the surrounding blue pine forest and herb garden. A glass walled sauna, treatment rooms with hot stone baths, yoga and meditation room are among the spa’s facilities.

4 Star

1. Nak-Sel Boutique

Naksel, a community-based project that is eco friendly and Energy Saver efficient, blends the heritage of traditional Bhutanese architecture and the comfort of modern amenities. Elaborate hand-carved pillars and beautiful stonework exemplify the essence of Bhutan while tapered mud-brick walls provide insulation and restful silence.

Leading Bhutan in energy efficiency, Nak-Sel features Swedish under floor heating systems, LED lighting, and highly efficient water heaters, preheated by solar panels. Traditional windows, mud-bricks, framework and even furniture were locally crafted here in Ngoba Village, connecting Nak-Sel to the surrounding forest.

Facilities include: Total Rooms: 38 (Superior – 7, Deluxe – 24, Luxury – 5 & Suite – 2), Restaurant serving Continental, Chinese, Indian and local delicacies, well stocked bar with local and international beverages, conference facilities, cable TV, DVD player, free wireless high-speed internet access, phone, mini fridge, hair dryer, tea/coffee maker, safe deposit box in room, room heating (under floor heating: Swedish technology), elegant bath (rain shower/bathtub), laundry service, luggage storage, mini library etc. Cafe house with pastries and snacks, Archery ground, amphi Theatre with open fireplace, outdoor restaurant for BBQ

2. Raven’s Nest

The resort is situated 20 km (13 miles) from Paro International Airport and 15 km (10 miles) away from Paro town. It is close to the major sightseeing attractions of Paro such as Tigers Nest (Taktshang Monasery), the ruins of Drugyel Dzong and local farms houses.

It has 21 guest rooms with en suite bathroom, private balcony, 42-inch cable LCD TV with premium channels, kitchenette, refrigerator, working desk and space heating. It has 8 standard rooms, 3 deluxe rooms, 2 deluxe rooms with kitchenettes, 6 junior suites and 2 villas. Bathroom amenities include shower and tub combination and rainfall showerheads. Each room is provided with bathrobes, hair dryers, slipper, hair dryers irons and ironing boards and adequate complimentary toiletries. All rooms are provided with complimentary bottled water and coffee or tea makers. Hotels provide smoking and non-smoking rooms.

Facilities include: The hotel has a library, meditation room, a conference room for 30 persons capacity, business center, laundry, luggage storage, Spa and fitness, massage, sauna and steam bath. The hotel has full service on-site restaurants that serve Bhutanese, Indian and western style dishes with set menu or a la carte. There is a daily buffet breakfast for the guests. The hotel has an outdoor fish pond, a spa, sauna, massage, steam and Wi-fi.

3 Star

1. Khangkhu Resort

Khangkhu Resort is centrally located in the pristine environment in the village of Khangkhu, 4 km from Paro international airport and 2 km from down town Paro. The site has magnificent views of Rinpung Dzong, Paro Valley, National Museum, Airport and surrounding mountains.

18 spacious luxury rooms and 2 deluxe suites are tastefully furnished offering stunning uninterrupted views and equipped with following amenities: attached bathroom with bath tub, telephone, cable TV, tea / coffee maker. Facilities include: multi-cuisine restaurant with seating capacity of 40 persons, private dining with 15 persons capacity, bar with the selection of international and local beverages, lounge, meditation centre, Sun Deck -open restaurant with magnificent view of the Paro valley. For business convenience hotels also offers: fax facility, high speed internet (free for room guests), Hospitality Suite – for conference with capacity of 60 persons.

2. Tenzinling Resort

Tenzinling Resort is an intimate, family run resort at a strategic location giving a bird-eye full view of the Paro valley with a spectacular Paro Dzong in the background. All the 21 rooms have been oriented to give the view of the Dzong. Built in the ancestral land, the resort is surrounded by a small village amidst apple orchards, and rice fields.

Hotel’s every room has a personality of its own and is meticulously appointed with unique artwork. All rooms are comfortably furnished, sunny and have spectacular views. There is shower and bath in the roomy bathrooms. The interesting features of all rooms are; view of the lush green rice fields, majestic Paro Dzong and the holy Sangchoekor temple, Blue-pine wooden floor.

Facilities include: telephone with global access, individual artwork, wireless high speed internet access, fully stocked mini-bar, Hair dryer, and an assortment of bath amenities, private patio or balcony, LCD TV.


5 Star

1. Amankora

Situated east of the Dochula pass and just north of the impressive Punakha Dzong, Amankora Punakha is reached by crossing a suspension bridge over the Mo Chhu (Mother River). More than 85 percent of the district is forested with a mixture of conifer and broadleaf trees.

The lodge includes a traditional Bhutanese farmhouse built as a residence by a previous Je Khenpo (spiritual and religious leader). This grand structure, with its preserved vegetable dye wall-paintings, houses the dining room and intimate relaxation area as well as traditional altar room for meditation. The courtyard is suitable for outdoor dining and relaxation in Punakha’s temperate climate. Other facilities include a tea pavilion that was once the kitchen of the summer palace, and beyond is the yoga/meditation room with open views of the surrounding rice terraces and orchards. For relaxing there are the spa treatment room and a steam room. Identical in design to those of Amankora Paro, the eight suites are air-conditioned in the summer and set in an orange orchard with views across paddy fields.

One of the many highlights of Punakha is visiting the Punakha Dzong which straddies the confluence of the Mother (Mo) and Father (Pho) rivers.

2. Uma

Uma by COMO, Punakha, is an intimate, 11 room luxury lodge located at the far western end of Bhutan’s lush Punakha Valley. Set on a secluded hilltop overlooking the scenic head waters of the Mo Chu River, Uma Punakha is COMO Hotels and Resorts’ all new Himalayan adventure retreat – a romantic mountain hideaway offering guests exceptional access to some of Bhutan’s most celebrated landscapes and historic sites, including the famous Temple of the Divine Madman and the imposing Punakha Dzong. With nine hillside Valley View rooms, and two richly appointed, free-standing private Villas, Uma Punakha provides luxury in the wilderness in signature COMO style. The resort’s renowned Bukhari restaurant serves the finest contemporary organic cuisine, and its sensuous COMO Shambhala Spa offers traditional holistic therapies that help soothe mind, body and spirit.

4 Star

1. Dhensa Boutique Resort

Dhensa Punakha sits in the heart of the verdant Punakha Valley. Flanked by thick pine forests, it overlooks the Punakha river and hundreds of paddy fields that step down to the valley floor and it is surrounded by plentiful walking and trekking trails. From Dhensa Punakha, it is just a five minute walk up the hill to the magnificent Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Lhakhang Nunnery, which houses one of the biggest bronze statues of Chenrigzig (Avalokiteshvara) in the country.  It is entirely the handiwork of local Bhutanese artisans.

Our 24 suites are set in six cottages, all with private balconies.  They encapsulate the beauty of simplicity; the spacious interiors are deliberately understated in design.  In the en-suite bathrooms, guests may relax in the tub set next to a French window at dusk.

We offer our guests a select menu of Western classics, traditional Asian favorites, and dishes that offer a taste of Bhutan.  Where possible, our menu is created using seasonal, local and organic produce – farm to table.

Dhensa Spa, set in a dedicated cottage, is a haven in which you can recharge and revive tired muscles or simply reconnect with your soul.  From yoga to spa treatments and a unique outdoor wood-fired bath, you can rejuvenate while taking in the planet’s most astonishing natural beauty.  At Dhensa Spa we offer a list of exceptional treatments and therapies created using our very own hand-blended essential oils.

2. RKPO Green Resort

The RKPO Green Resort symbolizes peace and tranquility, away from hustle and bustle, hurly and burly life of a city. The word green blends the passion for serene and tranquil environment that Bhutan cherishes and RKPO Green Resort treasures eco-friendly stay for all valued customers.

The RKPO Green Resort is conveniently located between two dzongkhags (districts) namely, Punakha and Wangduephodrang. The resort’s facade reflects traditional Bhutanese architecture, while the spacious, stunningly furnished and elegantly decorated rooms with modern accessories, assure a world-class facility to contend the stay.

Hotel Facilities: Multi cuisine restaurant, Bar inside & outside, Conference facilities for up to 100, Front desk open 24 hours, Laundry service, Archery & Khuru (darts), Cultural dances & shows.

 3 Star

Meri Puensum Resort

Meri Puensum, established in 1999, is one of the first resorts to come up in the serene and culture-rich valley of Punakha. Run by a family, the resort takes special care to attend to the needs of its guests in the true tradition of Bhutanese hospitality. We attach immense importance to the comfort and safety of our guests and making their stay a satisfying experience.

While with us, our guests are very much a part of our family. We wish each and every guest a very comfortable and happy stay with us, and a very memorable trip in the Kingdom of Bhutan.


5 Star

Gangtey Goenpa Lodge 

The ancient Kingdom of Bhutan remains one of the worlds most mysterious and undiscovered destinations in the world to this day. Nestled high in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan still maintains its incredible natural beauty and traditional ways of life. Gangtey Lodge offers guests a unique and exciting insight into the beautiful Gangtey Valley. The lodge, with its spectacular setting and sweeping views over the whole valley, acts as a luxurious base for a series of half and full day adventures and excursions.

3 Star

Dewachen Hotel 

Encircled by pine forests in the hidden valley of Phobjikha – Gantey Gompa, home to the very rare Black Necked cranes, the Dewachen Hotel features sixteen double rooms, modern bathroom fittings, heavenly bedding comforts, and a restaurant with a magnificent view and the finest cuisine prepared by a professional chef.

At Dewachen, you’ll find each detail well thought of and your needs anticipated each time you return. For your enjoyment and recreation, we have a cocktail lounge, horse riding facilities, and cultural programs on request and for a fee. A traditional hot stone bath to unwind and end your day. With a capacity to accommodate 30 persons, our medium sized, convention hall equipped with support facilities can easily handle your most ambitious conventions. With rooms heated by iron stove and hot water bags in your bed, the coldest days and nights are not a challenge. So come away to unwind and enjoy being pampered and catered to. After spending a little time with us, you’ll come away looking at life with a difference.


3 Star

Welcome to Yangkhil Resort: You’ll not be our Customer, You’ll be our friend!

Within walking distance from Trongsa town, Yangkhil Resort is the most elegant resort in the historic town of Trongsa, Bhutanoffering 21 rooms with modern amenities. The establishment has been in operation since October 2004.

Lush green and colorful gardens, fish pond, breathtaking panoramic view of Trongsa Dzong, Taa Dzong, Mangde Chhu (river) and the view of mountains soaring over 10,000 feet create an unforgettable setting at Yangkhil Resort.

A relaxed country-club atmosphere within the establishment create an ideal place for guest seeking solitude or relaxation.


3 Star

Yugharling Resort

Yugharling Resort has been in full operation since our opening in 2009. With years of experience behind us we are the only 4 star resort in Bumthang with modern amenities while still maintaining the authenticity of the valley. The resort has been built on mud bricks and the exterior is mud washed with no chemicals. The intricate traditional painting you’ll see on the windows and doors are made from vegetable dyes. We strongly believe in conserving and preserving our environment and you will see this philosophy incorporated in our daily operation.

Thanks again so much for all your patience and kindness while I was there.

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