Nestled in the Himalayan Thimphu Valley, this high-end hotel is 1 km from the animals at Motithang Takin Preserve and 2 km from Tashichho Dzong, a Buddhist monastery and fortress.
Featuring wood screens and cloud murals, the posh rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, marble bathrooms and mountain views. All have tea and coffeemaking facilities, and pull-out sofas; upgraded rooms add balconies. Plush suites include living rooms and free-standing tubs; some are bi-level with spiral staircases. Room service is available 24/7.
Amenities include 2 polished eateries, an elegant bar and a tea lounge. There's also a spa, a heated indoor pool and a gym.