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Shambhala Palace
Ranked #7 of 364 Hotels in Lhasa
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We loved it. Rooms were decorated so nicely in Tibetan style... Location is super, in a quiet alley but so close to the city centre and the Jokhang temple. Staff was helpful and nice (although they didn't speak much English) The views from roof were the best!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Very convenient location close to Barkhor and Jokhang temple to wander the street of the old town and be absorbed in the real Tibetan culture and life. Lovely Tibetan style decorated rooms.
Awesome view from roof terrace. Good food.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank supersuus
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

My daughter and I stayed at the Shabhala Palace for 6 nights, and we would definitely return if we had the opportunity. We loved the bright, colorful decor and authentic Tibetan feel. Our room was clean and comfortable. The shower was hot and had great water pressure. We loved hearing the children playing outside in the evenings. The location couldn't be better, with the Jokhang Temple within easy walking distance. Breakfast was included. We both liked the yogurt and granola! The very friendly staff spoke excellent English, making it easy for us to get around.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank AustinAnna
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Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

It feels like being in another world
The rooms are decorated witb taste and comfortable
The rooftop is simply amazing with view of the potala palace and old mosques

Lhasa becomes such a quaint place seen from here

  • Stayed: June 2014
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Thank t_in_malaysia
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

First off, if you are looking for a luxury hotel this was not it. However it was a very nice local hotel. We were doing a tour through Tibet and looking to experience of the culture. The room was comfortable and the staff was very nice and helpful. The location in old town Lhasa is very convenient, about a 3 block walk to get to the main area around Jokhang Temple. Breakfast was included but the choices were slim which was not unexpected. The room got a bit warm as we stayed in June but it cooled down in the evenings with the windows open (there was no Air conditioning). There is a roof top area which provided a pretty good opportunity to relax after long days site seeing and provides a nice view around the city.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Ryan F
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

Charming, comfortable and with an amazing location right in the middle of the old city.
Don't think twice if you are looking for an authentic place to stay. I stayed in Shambhala for 3 nights, and it really felt like home. Really friendly staff that always did their best to take care of us.
One night we arrived after the dining time but they manage to get some tibetan soup for us. Breakfast was simple and good. Hot water takes some time to come, but it works very well. During the weekends you can hear kids playing outside late at night, which can be quite noisy, but also makes you feel really immersed in the local Tibetan community - and perhaps that's the best about staying there.

Room Tip: Corner suites are larger.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Maira F
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

The service was excellent. All clients were treated guests like friends. The location is not close to the main roads and one has to hire a tricycle to move the luggage bags from the main road to the hotel. If one travels with a guide, there is no problem. He or she will find one and one just follows the guide for a short walk. Breakfast is very simple. This is a rare hotel with good natural daylight. If one walks up the staircase to the roof, one can see the surrounding area clearly. There are sitting areas on the roof. The hotel is environmentally friendly and the room is quite dim. Well-decorated overall and it was clean.

Room Tip: Far end on the 1st floor.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank hkgus
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Address: No.16 Taibeng Gang Wengdui Xingka Sangdong Yuan, Lhasa 850004, China
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Region: China > Tibet > Lhasa
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Lhasa
Price Range: £47 - £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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