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Puenzhi Guest House

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Very nice rooms with a balcony overlooking the Trongsa tower.What a view !rooms comfortable and nicely done , with buddhist paintings on the wall and colourfull fabbrics.Electric heater was provided..Good food .Nice staff.

2Thank elizardFlorence
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Our least favorite place after 15 nights in Bhutan (including some very simple places in Autsho and Samdrup Jongkhar), Puenzhi Guesthouse was a bit Hotel California-ish. On a dark highway, no one else around... You're 'welcomed' to the hotel by some (really?!) mortar rounds... We stayed in a large but beaten down room, freezing cold with no help from the...

1Thank Ob3ron
Daventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2015

we arrived late at night after that long, long drive from Punakha via the Pobijka valley, and found the faded decor and warm welcome quite charming, but waking in the morning to the view across the valley and down to the dzong such a joy. The fod was, as everywhere else, mediocre but nourishing and plentiful, the room clean and...

1Thank scottydoc
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Disappointing as already downgraded from a better hotel and last minute itinerary change. Staff miserable. Drinks expensive, Food bland - although much of the tourist hotel food is (hint ask for chilli cheese side dish if you like spicy food).

1Thank scottwelton
Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 12 November 2015

For those who enjoy a more local, in-country experience, Puenzhi is ideal. View of Trongsa Dzong was unmatched and our room offered wonderful clutter, unusually-placed outlets and a mountain of cozy bed comforters. We truly liked staying here. Typical Bhutanese buffet dinner, cold beer and easy-going staff.

2Thank Case_USA
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I confirm what other travelers already stated: very nice site, beautiful view into the Trongsa valley with the Dzong. Me personally, together with my room mate for this organized tour across Bhutan, I can't claim anything seriously about the room, though quite simple. The bed was one of the hardest I experienced during our 2 weeks stay and I did...

1Thank schicc
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Puenzhi is a very good hotel. Nice rooms and clean bathrooms (althought water heating system is the same of others: just one person per load). Friendly staff, good restaurant, food not spicy and an stunning view of Trongsa Dzong. Internet (slow) available. No TVs.

Thank Maurici0Garcia
New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Given the extremely bad Tripadvsior reviews we came with very low expectations. Our room seemed fine with a nice view, but then we realized that the Wifi did not work at all. The staff were helpful , when we requested to be moved to a room near the restaurant that had Wifi. The staff did everything they could to make...

3Thank houdi
Reviewed 25 April 2013

Of our 14 day bike trip in Bhutan this is the only place we had disgusting experience , when I consider the standard set by Bhutan. Due to a last moment change we had to exit Bhutan via Gelephu instead of Samdrup , so we decided to make Trongsa as our base for the final push because we were unsure...

1Thank Dimitrz
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 May 2012

we have been here for 1 night only (luckly) but it was enough. low quality of rooms, service and very unfriendly personell. rooms are old and even if we stayed at the "recommended" renewed wing. there was no warm/hot water, bathroom is really old. food is simply not acceptable. personell are unprofessional and unfriendly. positive feedback: nice view over the...

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Additional Information about Puenzhi Guest House

Address: Trongsa, Bhutan
Region: Bhutan > Trongsa District > Trongsa
Number of rooms: 32
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“all rooms with balcony and a view”
  • quaint !
elizardFlorence, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with a view of the Dzong - although I suspect they all have that.”
  • The view of the valley and Trongsa Dzong
scottydoc, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“top floor for views is best I can suggest”
  • Early morning black mountains across Trongsa Valley
scottwelton, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Near the restaurant if you want any Wifi at all.”
houdi, 28 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel”
Dimitrz, 25 Apr 2013 | Read review
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