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Zhiwa Ling

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights. The room was nice and large, but the bathroom was smelly (a common issue in Bhutan, it seems) and the floor boards creaked. Dinners were very nice, but the same cannot be said for the breakfast buffet. I particularly found the pastries disappointing. Location is convenient for the Tiger's Nest, not so for Paro.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms were huge but they don't have flat screen TVs. Breakfast served only till 9:30 and they start moving chairs and tables at 9:15 am to prepare for lunch. No alacarte menu for dinner - fixed course meal only - and since the hotel is far from Paro town you can't walk out for a meal. So the only option...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fabulous looking resort! The entire resort is built according to the traditional Bhutan architecture. The rooms are located a short walk from the main building and are very spacious. The beds and beddings were clean and comfortable. The food and service in the hotel restaurant was quite good. After a long hike, we also tried out the spa and had...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I ( 3 kids, 11, 9, 7) stayed in this city, Paro (Zhiwaling hotel) for one night, since the Tiger's Nest is only about 20 minutes drive from the hotel. This was the last day before we left Bhutan (was in Bhutan for 5 nights). I am glad we waited until the last day to do the...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Stayed here for 3 nights to attend a family wedding . Loved the resort , its bhutanese architecture, delectable bhutanese food . The resort staffs were more than hospitable and very cordial. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. The views from the balcony was scenic and very soothing to the eyes.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great traditional architecture, super warm and friendly service. We stayed a week for a work meeting, and the food was consistently tasty and with a good variety. The internet connection however was not great, which was a bit of a problem for one of our conference calls. Bed rooms were spacious and surroundings pristine! The conference room is okay, but...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My husband and I stayed two nights at the Zhiwa Ling hotel. What drew us to this hotel was the beautiful Bhutanese architecture we saw from photos online. In person, the architecture is just as beautiful. The lobby cat was also a nice welcome bonus! The property is spread out, and rooms can be a bit of a walk from...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Zhiwa Ling is truely a beautiful place to stay with the wonderful Bhutanese architecture and the calming surrounding which allows one to meditate and rejuvenate ones soul. Located near the Tiger's nest we were able to spend more time bathing in the serenity. A place to be revisited.

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Milpitas, California
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Zhiwa Ling is a gem - you'll know once you enter the grounds that it's presence is not like many other hotels you've stayed at. Bhutan is a relatively small country with a more than ample charm...hotels like Zhiwa Ling give this hidden masterpiece of a land definition. The hotel is defined by its' architecture. The first sight you'll see...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 January 2017

You can't beat the character of the hotel. As our last hotel, we felt immersed in all that we loved about Bhutan. Take time to walk around the hotel and visit the temple upstairs. We had the opportunity to try our hand at making a butter sculpture with the monks. The hotels rooms were big, nicely decorated and cozy. One...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: RM1,060 - RM1,434 (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
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Paro
#3 Family Hotel in Paro
#3 Romantic Hotel in Paro
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“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
“All the rooms have nice views it is full with nature everywhere.”
dudo84, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some of the rooms/buildings were a long walk from the restaurant. If mobility is an issue, ask to be close by.”
Feistygal, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have less noise from squeaky floorboards (which are all being fixed). The views are also better up higher.”
951edwinap, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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