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Shambhala Palace

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Room & Suite (42)
Dining (7)
Ratings and reviews
#6 of 379 Hotels in Lhasa
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“old city”(14 reviews)
“tibetan style”(11 reviews)
“jokhang temple”(20 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Rooftop Terrace
Offers from Shambhala Palace
Special Offer: 5 DAYS Lhasa City Tour
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Location and contact
No.16 Taibeng Gang Wengdui Xingka Sangdong Yuan, Lhasa 850004, China
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2.2 km to Lhasa Airport
14 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical Tibetan style & living with all the basics except room has poor lighting,faulty shower and noisy children just at steps of hotel entrance till late night.Possibly receptionist playing with kids outside.Besides the people are nice despite poor English.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the hotel's rooftop you can see the whole Potala Palace, which at night looks amazing. The staff in the hotel was reqlly really helpful and attentive with us. The building is beautiful, no lift of course because it's Tibetan style. The room also local...More

Thank Alexlopo
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We stayed here for the first 3 nights after arriving Lhasa from Xining. Located in the old town and next to a residence community, but quiet and peaceful. Good location as it is only 3-5 min walking distance to Jokhang Temple , Barkhor Street, local...More

Thank ongtyj
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We booked into this hotel expecting a 4 star hotel or better, with a bit of local colour and atmosphere. While it had lots of Tibetan atmosphere it has the characteristics of a two start hotel. There was no lift - a bit of a...More

Thank paul888856
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Selected this hotel rather than the usual because of its unique decor and location in the old city. Not for everyone as you have to climb the stairs (no elevator) to the rooms and not everyone speaks English here. But staff is very accommodating; breakfast...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Price range
US$60 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Lhasa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
17
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Location
China > Tibet > Lhasa
Also Known As
House Of Shambhala Hotel Lhasa
Hotel Of Shambhala
Of Shambhala Hotel
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Traveller (114)
Room & Suite (42)
Dining (7)
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Alonso B
25 May 2017|
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Response from nihao-Tibet |
To get Tibet travel permit is easy actually, many agencies can do
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Alonso B
25 May 2017|
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Response from hibisscus | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I do not know. I have contacted them on the phone numbers listed on the internet and I contacted them without any problem,. They speak very good English
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YvesInUK
13 December 2016|
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Response from GreatBen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, better hotels will have bed warmers or electric blankets. From my experience they worked very well however it was broken in one hotel where I stayed. You are correct, it will be cold. You must be prepared. Think about... More
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Room Tips
"Probably best to get a room on the lower floors."
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"The room on the fourth floor was quiet. Don't know if you can hear guests above if you have a room on a..."
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"Our room 101 on the base floor was wonderfull!"
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"Choose a lower floor so you don't have to get up a lot of stairs."
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