Naksel Boutique Hotel & SPA
Set against the Himalayas, this polished, palatial hotel built to resemble a 17th-century fortress overlooks the Paro River and is 4 km from the airport, and 7 km from Rinpung Dzong, a famed Buddhist monastery/fortress. Chic rooms feature traditional Buddhist art, and have hardwood floors and paneled walls. All offer flat-screens, and marble bathrooms with rainfall showers, as well as Wi-Fi (fee). Rooms feature mountain, river or garden views, and suites add wet bars and soaking tubs.