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Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA

Ngoba Village Lango Geog, Paro 00975 Bhutan
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#5 of 32 hotels in Paro
Located thirty minutes from Paro International Airport, Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA is a luxury retreat where the comforts of man and the presence of nature combine for a peaceful escape in the hills of Bhutan. Nestled on the edge of the national forest and the quiet Ngoba Village, Naksel derives its name from the Dzongka translation of 'Forest,' which is only fitting for this Himalayan sanctuary. The main lodge and surrounding cottages of Naksel rest on six acres of apple orchard, nearly 2700 meters above sea level. Each room, cottage and suite boasts unparalleled views of Mount Jumolhari, Taktsang Monastery, Sangachoekhor Monastery, and the Paro valley below. Elaborate hand-carved pillars and beautiful stonework exemplify the essence of Bhutan while tapered mud-brick walls provide insulation and restful silence. Leading Bhutan in energy efficiency, Naksel features LED lighting, highly efficient water heaters, and Swedish under floor heating systems preheated by solar panels. Main construction materials for Naksel are indigenous and locally purchased. Traditional windows, mud-bricks, framework and even furniture were locally crafted here in Ngoba Village, connecting Naksel to the surrounding forest. We offer the following room-categories: 1. Superior-room with two-single-size-beds (7 rooms) 2. Deluxe-rooms with 2 standard-size-beds with balcony (24 rooms) 3. Junior-Suites with 2 queen-size-beds. (5 rooms) 4. Executive-roof-top-suites with one king-size-bed (2 rooms)
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast buffet
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Foot massage
Full body massage
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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AZCasualTraveler wrote a review May 2020
Mesa, Arizona1794 contributions171 helpful votes
The Naksel Boutique Hotel is one of the nicest (if not the nicest) hotels in Paro. The dirt road leading up to the Hotel was nothing much to look at - until we reached the end of the road where the Naksel Boutique Hotel was located. The grounds area within the Hotel property was simply immaculate! The main Hotel building is located at the bottom of a hillside and has the restaurant, bar, lounges, front desk and conference rooms. The Hotel rooms are located away from the main building and up on a hillside. Each room has an outdoor balcony with spectacular views of the mountains in the background. The Tiger Nest Temple also can be seen across the valley from the Hotel - Nice! The Hotel has a separate SPA building that has the typical massage rooms, steam room, etc. Our standard hotel room was huge - plenty of room to walk around. There is a nice sitting area right next to the large picture window, mini-refrigerator, coffee/tea station and a work desk with chair. The flat screen TV is located on a stand across from the work desk. The bathroom was nice with tiled walls and full sized bathtub/shower combination. The bathroom floor is also heated - very nice!! The Naksel Boutique Hotel is my recommended choice in Paro - excellent facilities, rooms and service.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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SURESH babu wrote a review May 2020
Hyderabad District, India77 contributions3 helpful votes
Neksle is my one of the place I 've never visited previously. Their services and hospitality makes me a enthusiastic to Neksle again and again. I'll definitely suggest to my friends and colleagues about this.
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Karla B wrote a review Dec 2019
Kissimmee, Florida39 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed 2 nights at Naksel. Very close to Taktsang (the Tiger’s Nest). After a 6 hrs hike to Taktsang, we went to the spa and had a wonderful traditional bhutanese massage! Worth every penny! Breakfast and dinner buffet were delicious. The room was big and super comfortable. The view from the room was breathtaking.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
FJHH24 wrote a review Dec 2019
Woking, United Kingdom304 contributions119 helpful votes
We spent two nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our time. The views are amazing from the bedrooms and the public areas and the food is very good. The staff could not have been more attentive and helpful. One very small drawback was that our room was at the very top of the site but a buggy was arranged if requested. Would have loved to have had a massage but time did not permit.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Room Tip: Ask for a room near to the main building, not at the top of the hill.
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army04steve wrote a review Dec 2019
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania55 contributions19 helpful votes
Stayed as part of a package tour on our first night in Bhutan. Yes, the road going up to the hotel is a bit rough but the pay off of a secluded valley view hotel was well worth it. We were greeted warmly and given a welcome tea at check in. We had two of the cottages up the hill so was given a buggy ride up the hill. Room was fantastic. Large, warm and cozy with all top notch finishes. The whole place just oozes mountain retreat with quality and class. Dinner was buffet style and more than enough to satisfy our taste buds; down to the homemade creme puffs for dessert. Breakfast was made to offer with not ever leaving hungry a option. Chef was very personable, greeted us at our table and offered to flexible with the menu. It felt like we were the only ones in the hotel and had the run of the place. Felt almost bad about the huge buffet set out for what seemed like just us 3. Coffee on my balcony overlooking the valley as the sun came up. Could have stayed longer for sure.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA
Which popular attractions are close to Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA?
Nearby attractions include Paro Taktsang (7.7 km), Chele La Pass (6.2 km), and Rinpung Dzong (5.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mountain Cafe, Authentic Pizza, and Champaca Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a sauna during their stay.
Does Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Paro Taktsang (7.7 km), Rinpung Dzong (5.5 km), and Paro Penlop Heritage Home Museum (4.3 km).
Does Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.