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Clovis, California
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We stayed for on night at Uma Punakha. We were warmly and personally received by manager Jessie. He was very courteous and made us feel completely at home. Uma Punakha is a very pretty property perched on a cliff with a spectacular view of a beautiful valley and river. The facility is very modern and tastefully furnished. There is a...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Uma Punakha is gorgeous. It sits on a hill above a rushing glacial-fed river, and overlooks terraces of rice and corn that climb up the hills. The rooms are very well appointed, the staff is excellent and the food was superb. They upgraded us to a suite on our first night, which gave us our own balcony to view...

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Jesse T, Lodge Manager at COMO Uma Punakha, responded to this review

Dear Christopher M, Greetings from Bhutan! Thank you for sharing your recent travel experience at COMO Uma Punakha here on TripAdvisor. On behalf of my colleagues, we certainly enjoyed hosting your stay and we are delighted to know you enjoyed the food and service at our Himalayan lodge. Please keep in touch if you return to Bhutan in the future....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the first welcome by the lodge manager Jessie to the end it was like a home from home. Phenomenal views for breakfast from the outside terrace over the Valley. Staff were friendly and flexible and food was great. Our guide for both Como Uma Punakha and Uma Paro was Karma and he was just brilliant - genuinely warm and...

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Jesse T, Lodge Manager at COMO Uma Punakha, responded to this review

Dear Dando_London, Greetings from your Home Away from Home! It was a pleasure hosting your recent stay at COMO Uma Punakha! Thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor Community. I will certainly share you compliments with my colleagues, including your guide Karma. We all look forward to welcoming you back to Bhutan in the future! Warm regards, Jesse...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unique boutique hotel in a unique location. We had the Como villa which has a large balcony with a stunning view. staff , food , service , design of rooms all world class. We also stayed at two Aman resorts at twice the price and neither compared to COMO Uma in both Paro and Punakha.

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Jesse T, Lodge Manager at COMO Uma Punakha, responded to this review

Dear Greggy_11, Kuzu Zangpo la! Thank you for sharing your experience at COMO Uma Punakha here on TripAdvisor. I will share your compliments with my colleagues, who I am certain will be delighted to know your stay with us was most memorable. Tashi Delek! Jesse Tibert Lodge Manager

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exclusive charming boutique hotel, well appointed rooms, stunning views, fantastic location, friendly and efficient staff. Como Uma blends harmoniously with its exquisite surroundings and food is excellent.

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Jesse T, Lodge Manager at COMO Uma Punakha, responded to this review

Dear HVM101, Greetings from Bhutan! Thank you for sharing your recent travel experience with TripAdvisor. On behalf of all of us at COMO Uma Punakha, it was a pleasure to host your stay. Very warm regards, Jesse Tibert Lodge Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the COMO Uma Punakha (and COMO Uma Paro) in Bhutan as part of our honeymoon in August/September 2016. First, both locations are absolutely stunning. The views are so beautiful, it's difficult to really explain just how dramatic they are. The hotels have very obviously been designed with every single detail having been thought through. The rooms were...

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Jesse T, Lodge Manager at COMO Uma Punakha, responded to this review

Dear Ario K, Warm greetings from your Home Away from Home! Thank you for taking the time to share your kind review of COMO Uma Punakha here on TripAdvisor. Indeed it was a pleasure to host your most memorable honeymoon celebration. Thank you for choosing COMO for such a special occasion. I will certainly share your many compliments with the...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seldom will I say so, but this little hotel in the middle of no where hit my 5 star rating! From the ambience relayed through staffs attention to the hotels design with the perfect room (#1) with views two ways over the valley of snow capped mountains, a swirling blue river and a shining temple in the distance. To the...

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Jesse T, Lodge Manager at COMO Uma Punakha, responded to this review

Dear SuzetteinAsia, Kuzu Zangpo La from Bhutan! Thank you for the kind review of COMO Uma Punakha here on TripAdvisor. My colleagues and I are delighted to know your stay celebrating your husband's birthday was most memorable! I will certainly pass your compliments onto the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to COMO in the future. Warm regards...

Milpitas, California
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The Uma Punakha is so pretty, it'll leave you speechless. It's more like a sanctuary with amazing food, views and the calmness of the surrounding rice paddies in the valley. Never ending lush green surrounds you, the outdoor seating area with the orange upholstery and signature clay pot gives it an artsy, modern feel and the food! My gosh! Bhutan...

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Jesse T, Lodge Manager at COMO Uma Punakha, responded to this review

Dear Kin Sid, Greetings from Bhutan! Thank you for your review of COMO Uma Punakha here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to know you enjoyed your stay with us and that above all, the food was most memorable. Please let us know if your travel plans bring you back to the Himalayas. Warm regards, Jesse Tibert Lodge Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The hotel is of a small size but just perfect in terms of location and view, architecture and has a very intime atmosphere. Food is exceptional especially the breakfast . By far our best experience in Buthan and even during our last trips in Asia !

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Jesse T, Lodge Manager at COMO Uma Punakha, responded to this review

Dear masia343, Greetings from Punakha valley! Thank you for sharing your recent travel experience of COMO Uma Punakha here on TripAdvisor! It was a pleasure to host your stay and I am delighted the location of our Himalayan lodge as well as the cuisine were a most memorable part of your holiday experience. Warm regards, Jesse Tibert Lodge Manager

Asbury Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Everything about this is hotel is amazing. From the views to the the location to the rooms, food. I could go on and on. Jesse the GM is very welcoming and makes you feel like a long lost friend. Woke in the morning to a low fog over the river and birds chirping at the window. Loved sitting on the...

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Dear JeannieStu, Greetings from your home away from home! Thank you for sharing your recent experience at COMO Uma Punakha with TripAdvisor. My colleagues and I truly enjoyed hosting your stay, here in the heart of Punakha valley. I hope we will have another opportunity to welcome you back to Bhutan. Please let us know if your travel plans bring...

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COMO Uma Punakha is our second hotel in Bhutan after COMO Uma Paro. Positioned on a river bend in the Punakha Valley - one of Bhutan's key destinations - COMO Uma Punakha delivers soul-stirring views from its eight light-filled rooms. Two villas - an intimate one-bedroom villa and a family-friendly two-bedroom COMO Villa - provide more luxury in the wilderness, alongside our restaurant and COMO Shambhala spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about COMO Uma Punakha

Address: Botokha Kabesa, Punakha 13001, Bhutan
Region: Bhutan > Punakha District > Punakha
Price Range: RM1,782 - RM3,565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — COMO Uma Punakha 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Valley view”
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 of 5 bubbles 17eda, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A valley view room”
 of 5 bubbles RJWR2013, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The villas are incredible”
 of 5 bubbles Gastro816, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the river-view. The corner room offered a wider panorama.”
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“Take a villa!”
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