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3 Star Hotel
Gakyil is a branch of Norbu Hospitality. It is a quality hotel located in the heart of Bhutan's capital town Thimphu. It is the sister of OSEL HOTEL. Gakyil is a 44 room 3 star property. It is nearby the best shopping and entertainment areas. The hotel is within easy reach of important...
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Wongzin Lam, Thimphu 00975, Bhutan
22.5 km to Paro Airport
35 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel location is very good, the rooms are fairly good, the service is good. The bathrooms are fairly ordinary. The buffet meals are not great and do not have variety. It does get noisy late at night as there is a karaoke bar, right...More

Thank Gladwyn V
Response from DGManager, Manager at GakyilResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gladwyn V, Thank you for your review of Gakyil, we were happy to be your choice in Thimphu. We are sorry about the dogs but we do offer ear plugs for free. We hope to see you in Bhutan and Gakyil again. Regards Ashmita...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

I stayed at this hotel during May-Jun 2018 and it was one of the best seasons to be there. Located at the heart of the capital city just next to the clock tower, most of the hotel rooms have good views of the surrounding beauty....More

Thank itsamrik
Response from DGManager, Manager at GakyilResponded 12 June 2018

Dear itsamrik, Thank you for your review of Gakyil, we were pleased to be your choice in Thimphu and that you enjoyed our central location. We hope that you visit Bhutan and Gakyil again soon. Regards Ashmita

Reviewed 3 June 2018

During end of May 2018, I stayed in this hotel for 6 days. this is located near Clock Tower ( City Centre). Main markets, main eating places are all around this. Sufficient parking and Amphitheatre close by. Like common Bhutanese, staff of hotel is very...More

Thank Shailesh_Pathak
Response from DGManager, Manager at GakyilResponded 5 June 2018

Dear Shailesh_Pathak, Thank you for your review of Gakyil, we were happy to be your choice in Thimphu and glad you enjoyed your stay and our guest services. We hope to see you again in Bhutan and Gakyil soon. Regards Ashmita S Manager

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Hotel is centrally located on the main street of Thimpu close to the clock tower and archery ground. We were three adults - the room was large and easily accomodated three beds and was as per expected standards. The highlight was the staff - particularly...More

Thank vartakav2018
Response from DGManager, Manager at GakyilResponded 17 May 2018

Dear vartakav2018, Thank you for your review of Gakyil we were happy to be your choice in Thimphu and more than happy to be of service to you. We hope that you return to visit Bhutan and Gakyil again soon. Regards Sushila Manager

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

It's a nice hotel at the heart of the city.. close to clock tower and the market place Spacious room.. we were at 408 .opens to awesome view.. clean bedsheets..Clean room, clean washroom... Lott of space to roam around in the room...food is so so.....More

Thank malini55
Response from DGManager, Manager at GakyilResponded 9 May 2018

Dear malini55, Thank you for your review of Gakyil, we were glad to be your choice in Thimphu and very proud to have your praise. We hope the rest of your stay in Bhutan was as pleasant and hope to see you again. Regards Ashimita

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#2 Best Value Hotel in Thimphu
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Dhawal_Keswani
16 December 2017|
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Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
Yes this hotel has WiFI. Good WiFI.
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Aniruddha B
12 May 2017|
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Dear Aniruddha, Posting of contact information is against TripAdvisor guidelines. You may google us and find our details there.
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Saghirrahim
7 January 2017|
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Gakyil does not have its own tour guides but we would be happy to help with acquiring one.
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"look for a room on 4th floor or above for better views."
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"Corner room on the top floor offers best view. Rooms in top two floors offer flat TVs."
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"Above rooms will have a view of Buddha statue. Early moring barking of dogs can also be avoided in upper..."
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"Choose as high floor as possible, due to the barking dogs which is problem throughout Bhutan!"
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