Bhutan accommodation

The style of places to stay in Bhutan is entirely in tune with this magical kingdom’s breath-taking scenery. In order to preserve the country’s unique culture, all new buildings are strictly controlled in terms of scale and architecture to complement, and not dominate or diminish the built environment. Our recommendations, based on recent personal experience, include the best of western comfort and convenience in a traditional style, as well as genuine heritage and boutique properties enjoyed by travellers and royalty alike. From Thimphu to Trongsa, Punakha to Paro, you can relax in the knowledge you will be enjoying the best in hotel accommodation Bhutan has to offer.

Bumthang, Standard Class
Mountain Lodge

A local family owned property, one of the longest established in Bumthaung, and located within a tranquil, pine forest setting, the lodge enjoys views across an adjoining village to the historic and imposing Wangduechoeling Palace.

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Gangtey, Boutique Class
Gangtey Goenpa Lodge

Located in an idyllic spot high in the eastern Himalayan range, this delightful boutique property enjoys spectacular sweeping views down the breathtakingly beautiful Gangtey Valley.

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Paro, Deluxe Class
Uma by COMO, Paro

Uma by COMO, Paro, is an intimate, 29-room resort featuring the most exclusive private villas in Bhutan with an enviable location in the Paro Valley.

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Paro, Deluxe Class
Zhiwa Ling Resort

Zhiwa Ling, meaning Place of Peace is a luxury boutique property, conceived and created faithful to Bhutanese tradition within the stunning Paro Valley.

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Paro, Superior Boutique
Nak Sel Boutique Hotel and Spa

Located on a pine clad slope above Paro, on the edge of the National Forest, this absolutely delightful hotel looks out across the valley to the fabled Tiger’s Nest monastery.

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Paro, Superior Class
Haven Resort

Set among gardens and apple orchards in the tranquil Dop Shari Valley, this luxury boutique resort enjoys sweeping views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

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Paro, Standard Class
Tenzinling Resort

Set within a small hillside village among rice fields and apple orchards, the property commands sweeping views across the Paro Valley to the spectacular Paro Dzong, and Himalayan peaks beyond.

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Phuntsholing, Standard Class
Tashi Namgay Grand

Phuntsholing’s best hotel, the property’s blend of Bhutanese architecture and décor with every modern convenience reflects the bustling border town’s sense of tradition, while at the same time looking out to India, through the ornate Phuntsholing Gate, and the wider world.

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Phobjikha, Superior Class
Hotel Dewachen

Located within a pine forest in the hidden valley of Phobjikha, 10000ft above sea level, the boutique property is designed in traditional Bhutanese style, and occupies a tranquil and beautiful setting.

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Punakha, Deluxe Class
Uma by COMO Punakha

Set upon a Himalayan hillside, this intimate, luxury lodge overlooks the idyllic Punakha Valley.

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Punakha, Superior Class
Dhensa Boutique Resort Punakha

Set among fragrant pine woods, and looking out over the terraced rice fields of green and fertile Punakha Valley, the Dhensa Boutique Resort’s clean, contemporary architecture combines the best of Modernity with traditional Bhutanese design motifs.

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Punakha, Standard Class
Meri Puensum Resort

Located 5km from Punakha village, the property enjoys sweeping views of rice field, river and valley.

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Punakha, Standard Class
Drubchhu Resort

Located amid the ruins of a 19th Century royal granary, on the site of a natural spring believed to possess miraculous healing powers, the resort enjoys idyllic views across rice fields and farm buildings.

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Thimphu, Deluxe Class
Taj Tashi

A fine example of traditional Bhutanese architecture on the grand scale, this imposing property occupies an idyllic setting overlooking the city.

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Thimphu, Superior Class
Terma Linca Resort & Spa

Located at the edge of the capital on a bend of the tumbling, glacial Wangshu River, the hotel’s traditional Bhutanese architecture, and idyllic valley setting, is framed by its own flower-filled riverside gardens, and soaring Himalayan peaks beyond.

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Thimphu, Superior Class
Hotel Druk Thimphu

Set within the very heart of Thimphu, this elegant and distinctive property is a short walk from the capital’s main attractions. The traditional Bhutanese exterior conceals a chic and eclectic interior, the hotel’s unique sense of style complemented by a thoughtful approach to comfort and well-being.

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Thimphu, Standard Class
Jumolhari Hotel Thimphu

Located conveniently for Thimphu’s main attractions, this boutique hotel combines authentic Bhutanese architecture and décor with 21st Century standards of convenience.

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Trongsa, Standard Class
Yangkhil Resort

Set before a tranquil fish pond within brightly coloured flower gardens, this elegant resort 2km from the historic town is framed by towering Himalayan peaks.

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