Bhutan offers an increasing range of 4* properties that you can choose to upgrade to for a modest extra fee.
The costs need to be added on top of your Bhutan standard package costs.
Ariya Hotel – Thimphu
A sleek modern image combined with traditional Bhutanese design & art makes Ariya a very special hotel and at an extremely good price. It’s a little out of the CBD but in Thimphu that’s hardly an issue as you have your guide, vehicle and driver always on hand plus you are out of your hotel most of the day.
Bright, airy and comfortable. Read more …..
Hotel Druk – Thimphu
Traditional architecture, elegant decor, and a seamless blend of age-old Bhutanese charm and contemporary facilities has made Hotel Druk one of the most sought after addresses in Thimphu since the early 1980s. Located in the heart of the city in close proximity to the business district, cultural centers, and historical landmarks, Hotel Druk recreates the magic of old-world charisma coupled with warm Bhutanese hospitality.
Namgay Heritage Hotel – Thimphu
Namgay Heritage Hotel offers a combination of standard 3* rooms with a range of higher grade 4* rooms for a small surcharge. It is centrally located in downtown Thimphu.
With lift facilities and a new swimming pool and gym this is a very good property for families and small groups requiring enhanced facilities.
Jumolhari Hotel – Thimphu
The recently renovated Hotel Jumolhari provides the charm of her traditional Bhutanese hospitality combined with a distinctive boutique style décor. Hotel Jumolhari has 26 well appointed guest rooms that provide the good 4* comfort and convenience. All rooms are fully equipped with up to date facilities and provide a panoramic view of the valley.
RKPO Green Resort – Punakha
RKPO abbreviates for Rinchen Karma & Phuntsho Om, the name combination of the husband and wife owners and the founders of this new resort. The Green Resort depicts peace and tranquility; a passion for the environment and is Eco-Friendly in nature. The hotel’s facade reflects traditional Bhutanese architecture while the spacious, stunningly furnished rooms are elegantly decorated with modern fittings to ensure a memorable and rejuvenating stay. The resort overlooks Chhimi Lhakhang (Temple of fertility) of Drukpa Kuenley (The Divine Mad Man).
Yu-Gharling Hotel – Bumthang
This property is situated in Choekhor valley, central Bumthang region, with sweeping valley views and a choice of hotel rooms or cottage rooms. It is currently the only true 4* hotel in this region. It has a bright ambiance in the public rooms and restaurant.
Tashi Namgay Resort – Paro
The resort is set amidst five acres of lush foliage and green lawns. Located close to Paro Airport, and also close to the main town, Tashi Namgay Resort offers a blend of traditional Bhutanese and modern architecture with all the amenities of a modern lifestyle. The concern for the environment has been foremost in the design as is evident from the layout of the buildings, the use of solar lights, wooden ‘shingle’ roofing and mud-brick walls.
Lechuna Lodge – Haa
The lodge is located in the Haa Valley region of Bhutan at an altitude of 2960 m. It is a small traditionally built heritage farm house style lodge and is located in the picturesque village of Lechu.