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Zhiwa Ling

#2 of 16 Hotels in Paro
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Zhiwaling is a retreat into luxury after spending 7 days traveling & hiking across Bhutan. We spent 2 nights there and it was a worth every moment! The lobby is a marvel in Bhutanese art and the rooms are just brilliant. The only bad experience for us was lack of hot water at 5:30 am as we had to leave...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The interior of the main hotel building is simply magnificent. Very beautiful. The whole reception is a masterpiece of handiwork. We had a room on a 2nd floor that overlook part of the property. It was very quiet and serene. Although it gets chilly at night, when we were there,it was nice to sit out on the veranda and enjoy...

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Bangalore India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Did a quick visit. Jewel of Bhutan. Luxurious❤️ Has the most richly carved , magnificent lobby in the country. The huge Raven suite is accessed via two staircases. Deterred me. But other cottages & rooms are superb.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel deserves it's stars and the National Geo Lodge designation. The carved décor alone is spectacular and uniquely Bhutanese. The owner/manager greeted us upon arrival with welcome scarves and a drink. The HUGE rooms are in separate buildings which are accessed through a beautifully landscaped garden area. They include modern bathrooms, a sitting area and a balcony. Very comfortable!...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for three nights and the staff are very welcoming as well as the food was certainly some of the best we had in Bhutan. After visiting India and Nepal prior to our stay in Bhutan I will say the breakfast buffet is more subdued and not the variety of fruits and items readily available in...

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Patna, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch with our whole family after our walk to Taktsang the staff here were very rude to indian guest and the food is not good for the price we have to pay. I will not recommend to my family. I only went here because my local guide said it was good, but i think he gets...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was probably very long ago that this hotel was rated a National Geographic Lodge. It is now outdated and badly in need of renovation. My bedroom was poorly lit, smelled mold and had an antiquated TV (looked like out of a museum). The bathroom is small and has a plastic curtain for the bathroom&shower. The toiletries did not include...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Richly deserved recognition ad a National Geographic Lodge and star rating. Spread over 10 acres beautifully landscaped. Large rooms with great views of the snow covered peaks around and a river flowing nearby. Excellent food and service. Great spa.

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Toronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Zhiwa Ling before and were delighted to return. The hotel has such a gracious and lovely vibe to it, the staff are charming and welcoming, the rooms are spacious, the food is excellent. We have been there when it was virtually empty and when it was packed and the level of attention never changed. The...

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Davis, CA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful property with gorgeous gardens and an architectural style that recalls ancient Bhutan. We loved our room and the food was good as well. We also enjoyed the treatments we received at the spa.

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 45-room Zhiwa Ling hotel 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 cutting-edge telecommunication systems and Swedish under-floor heating. The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) announced the Tourist Accommodation classifications and Zhiwa Ling Hotel is the first and only wholly Bhutanese owned hotel to receive a 5 star rating. Zhiwa Ling Hotel is the only Bhutanese owned hotel and one of only two in the country to be ISO22000 certified. Set on 10 acres, Zhiwa Ling has many amenities available to guests. The spa offers all the facilities guests could want; a fitness centre, sauna, steam room as well as a traditional Bhutanese outdoor hot-stone bath. There is a business centre, Tea House, two fully equipped conference rooms, a Meditation House and the hotel has its own greenhouse. Zhiwa Ling Hotel practices sustainable tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zhiwa Ling

Address: Satsam Chorten, Paro 12001, Bhutan
Region: Bhutan > Paro District > Paro
Price Range: $340 - $440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Zhiwa Ling 4.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Zhiwa Ling Paro
Zhiwa Ling Hotel Paro
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Paro
#3 Family Hotel in Paro
#3 Romantic Hotel in Paro
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“The hotel has wooden floors so it is recommended to get rooms on the top.”
Viksin, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Close to main building or enjoy a stroll”
, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms are three stories up, so if you have difficulties with stairs let them know in advance.”
CuriosityCat, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“2nd Floor Rooms have best views”
SKandNK, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For older persons, I would advise selecting a room near the main building and on the 1st floor.”
manolor692, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
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