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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel only has 18 rooms. It is a most charming hotel with great views of The Valley and the mountains. Staff is very attentive and charming. Service is exquisite. Food is superb. A place you don't want to leave.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent all round albeit very pricey. Good food, comfortable rooms, great view, welcoming staff. The experience could scarcely have been improved although it is very remote from the real Bhutan and the subsistence farmers working in the fields all around. Look elsewhere for real Bhutan experience, but great for some luxury.

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

Dear RRBB2000, Greetings from Bhutan! My colleagues and I are delighted to know you have enjoyed your recent stay with COMO Uma Punakha. Thank you for sharing with the TripAdvisor community. Please let us know if your travel plans bring you back to the Himalaya. Warm regards, Jesse Tibert Lodge Manager

Portola Valley, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you arrive until the second you leave, the Uma Punakha oozes five-star quality. Top-tier service from all staff, excellent food, and superb rooms enhance the view of the valley below and the adjacent mountains. Jesse, the General Manager, is a true professional and his staff reflects the commitment to customer service.

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

Dear MARKTG, Greetings from Bhutan! My colleagues and I appreciate you taking the time to sharing your recent experience at COMO Uma Punakha with the TripAdvisor community. We enjoyed hosting your stay and I am most pleased to know the views, cuisine and above all service from the staff were the highlights of your visit! With warm regards, Jesse Tibert...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Uma Punakha has to be one of the best locations for a hotel that I've stayed in, anywhere in the world. The rooms all have breathtaking views. The interiors are elegant, classy and warm. The service was fabulous and loved the dining experience. I also enjoyed immensely the interaction on Buddhism with a holy teacher/monk. A dream of a hotel.

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

Dear thejunglelife, Thank you for sharing your experience at COMO Uma Punakha on TripAdvisor. I am most pleased you have enjoyed the views, the rooms and the cuisine at our Punakha lodge. I will certainly pass on your compliments to my colleagues. With warm regards, Jesse Tibert Lodge Manager

Clovis, California
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

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

Dear TejiSandhu, Greetings from your home in Punakha! It was indeed a pleasure to host your recent stay and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor Community. I will certainly pass along your compliments to my colleagues. Please keep in touch if your travel plans bring you back to Bhutan once more. Warm regards, Jesse Tibert Lodge Manager

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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 6 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 28 January 2017

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 19 January 2017

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...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: ₹ 25,930 - ₹ 51,860 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — COMO Uma Punakha 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Make sure to get a room with valley/river view”
MARKTG, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Valley view”
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17eda, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A valley view room”
RJWR2013, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The villas are incredible”
Gastro816, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the river-view. The corner room offered a wider panorama.”
aspitemuljeem, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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