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Lhasa Hotel Guide

Last updated by meimeili at 2014/3/25; Destinations: Lhasa

House of Shambhala


1. About 80% people like it on Trip Advisor
2. Amazingly beautiful old Tibetan decorations and great location

Why Recommend
1. Clean rooms with effective showering and good wifi
2. Offer tasty Chinese and western style food    

What People Say 

Trip advisor reviewer RobynBSydney said: “Nicer than Shambala Palace”
We had a ground floor room which eliminated the stair factor. The room was clean, solar heating was effective. Wifi excellent. Breakfast very good, the choice being limited, however, that is the norm for Tibet. I much preferred this to the Shambala Palace which I found dusty and dark. They have the same owner. The area is very interesting and so much can be explored on foot at your leisure. The bed was also a marked improvement on the bed at "The Palace" which I think has permanently shifted my right hip due to its unforgiving nature!
Name in Chinese: 卓玛拉宫精品旅馆 Address: No.7, Jiri Erxiang, Lhasa(拉萨市吉日二巷7号)
Tel: 189 8909 7198

Hotel Location
To Square of Jokhang Temple: 1.5 km
To the Potala Palace: about 3.4 km
To Lhasa Railway Station: about 9.5 km
To Lhasa Gonggar Airport: 63 km

Xin Ding Hotel(4-star)

1. More than 60% people like it on Trip Advisor.
2. Great view in the rooms: Travelers can see a straight shot of the Portola Palace in the rooms.

Why Recommend
1.Clean and tidy rooms
2.Western and Chinese Breakfast
3.Equipped with a pharmacy for altitude sickness in each room    

What People Say 

Trip advisor reviewer Milouhappy said: “Good and clean hotel”
The hotel was good. Rooms were clean. Good view of Potala Palace from distance. Breakfast was good. Food also was ok. Staff was very helpful. Only that most of them do not speak English and we got some difficulties in explaining what kind of food we ordered. We had to show them pictures of the food to make them understand. Several shopping centres near the hotel which we went to safely even at night.

Name in Chinese:拉萨新鼎大酒店
Address: No.8 Jinzhu Second Road, Zhonghe International City, Chengguan District, Lhasa (拉萨市城关区太阳岛中和国际城金珠二路8号)
Tel: 0891-6808555

Hotel Location
1. Located in the operate of the Portola Palace(the symbol of Lhasa)
2. Convenient to do some shopping
3. Walking to Jokhang Temple and shopping area only takes 10 minutes. It’s about 20 min to Lhasa Railway Station and 45 min to the airport.

Brahmaputra Grand Hotel (4-to-5 star)

1.More than 80% people like it on Trip Advisor.
2.A museum style hotel exhibiting Tibetan pictures and artifacts
3.Welcome scarf and Tibetan dance on arrival

Why Recommend
1.Large and comfortable beds
2.Good breakfast with a lot of selections
3.Helpful staff and good service

What People Say 

Trip advisor reviewer BIZAS said: “A museum called hotel”
This huge hotel is a place of art and the Tibetan art decorates every corridor and public area. Room-wise is very good with tasty decorated big rooms. Free internet is available.

Almost NO English is spoken though and is not going to be spoken in the future since now the bulk of clients are Chinese (like everywhere).
It is already 10 years old and in some case this is visible. IT remains nevertheless a solid good option in Lhasa.

Name in Chinese: 雅鲁藏布大酒店
Address: Building B, Yangcheng Plaza, Gongbutang Road, Lhasa(拉萨市贡布塘路阳城广场B座)
Tel: 0891-6808555

1. To the downtown of Lhasa:4 km and 5 min by taxi
2. To Lhasa Railway Station:10 km
3. To Lhasa Gonggar International Airport:65 km and about 40 min by taxi

Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa (4-star)

1. More than 80% people like it on Trip Advisor.
2. Care about customers: offering Chinese and Western breakfasts, no-smoking rooms and facilities and rooms for disable people
3. Good location: the Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace, Barkhor Street are convenient to reach with a short walking.

Why Recommend

1.Clean and tidy rooms and comfortable beds
2.Prepared oxygeny pack(not free), humidifiers and emergency call in the rooms
3.Helpful staff and local Tibetan decorations

What People Say 

Trip advisor reviewer Arun M said: “Comfortable Rooms and Helpful Staff”
The rooms were very comfortable and staff was always eager to please. The restaurant was very good with staff ready to respond to our needs. Every morning, we woke up to soldiers singing and parading. As a bonus, there is a relaxing quad to sun and while away the day.

Name in Chinese: 拉萨福朋喜来登酒店
Address: No.10 Bolinka Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa(城关区波林卡路10号)
Tel: 0891-6348888

Hotel Location
1.To Square of Jokhang Temple: 1.5 km
2.To the Potala Palace: about 3.4 km
3.To Lhasa Railway Station: about 9.5 km
4.To Lhasa Gonggar International Airport: 63 km

St. Regis Lhasa Resort (5-star)

1.More than 88% people like it on Trip Advisor.
2.Good location: the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka are easy to reach in a short time.

Why Recommend
1.Spacious rooms and good service
2.Potala Palace View rooms with a fantastic view of the palace
3.Tasty good especially Chinese food

What People Say 

Trip advisor reviewer Paul M said: “Extra Care”
I have stayed at this hotel on a number of occasions and can thoroughly recommend it as probably the best hotel in Lhasa. On my last visit the manager went above and beyond his duty by helping me with a friend who suffered from acute mountain sickness when we were quite a long way from Lhasa. I am grateful for the extra care afforded us. Rooms are excellent, food very good, service a bit amateurish at times but very willing.

Name in Chinese: 拉萨瑞吉度假酒店
Address: No.22 Jiangsu Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa(拉萨市城关区江苏路22号)
Tel: 0891-6808888

Hotel Location
1. To Potala Palace: 3 km and 10 min by taxi
2. To Jokhang Temple: 2 km and 5 to 10 min by taxi
3. To Norbulingka (Lama’s summer palace ): about 5 km and 15 min by taxi

Kyichu Hotel (Jiqu Fandian)

1. More than 80% people like it on Trip Advisor.
2. Convenient locations to most famous sites of Lhasa

Why Recommend
1.Helpful and friendly staff
2.Clean and spacious room and comfortable beds
3.Tasty vegetarian food with a range of selections

What People Say 

Trip advisor reviewer KantilalMumbai_India said: “Nice place to stay”
The Hotel is in the centrally located place. Near to Monastries, Potala palace etc. The management is very nice and very co-operative. Though we had some language problem, but it was well sorted thru Hotel Management. The Rooms are too cool.; The restaurant and stff very friendly. The vegetarian meals was no problem at all. The rstaurant has an Indian cook who takes care of Indian/ vegetarian food. Overall a nice place to stay.

Name in Chinese: 吉曲饭店
Address: No.149 Beijing East Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa(拉萨市城关区北京东路149号)
Tel: 0891-6338824
Hotel Location
1. Travelers can see the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple from hotel roof.
2. To Lhasa Gonggar International Airport: about 60 km and one hour by taxi
3. To Lhasa Railway Station: about 9 km and 12 min by taxi

Tashitakge Hotel  

1. More than 95% people like it on Trip Advisor.
2. Excellent location: 3-min walking to Barkhor Street and 7-min walking to Jokhang Temple

Why Recommend 

1.Cozy hotel with traditional Tibet decorations
2.Nice and helpful service including transport suggestions
3.Clean and quiet rooms in middle of old Lhasa

What People Say 

Trip advisor reviewer Buddhatripvisor420 said: “Warm Tibet style motel”

First time to Tibet and found this hotel with lots of positive reviews. Front desk was very nice and helpful, I was worried about cant having any decent food but the hotel s restaurant provide really good western food. Specially their egg sandwich and soup noodles. Really enjoy the stay.

Name in Chinese: 八宝宾馆
Address: No.7 Lupu 1st Alley, Chengguan District, Lhasa(拉萨市城关区鲁普一巷7号)
Tel: 0891-6342191  

Hotel Location  
1. To Barkhor Street and Jokhang Temple: less than 10 minutes by walking
2. To Lhasa Gonggar International Airport: about 60 km and one hour journey by taxi
3. To Lhasa Railway Station: about 10 km and 13 min by taxi