Hotel Peling has a lovely setting in the peaceful countryside of Bumthang Valley, about four kilometres from the town of Jakar, the capital of Bumthang District. The hotel is a good option for those who want to explore the dzongs and monasteries of the area and relish the tranquillity of the location.
With just 24 rooms, this small hotel has a friendly and intimate atmosphere. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and balconies overlooking the gardens and valley below. Jakar Dzong, Wangdicholing Palace and Chakar Palace can be seen from the hotel.
The restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes in Indian, continental and Bhutanese cuisines. Recreational areas include the lounge bar and gardens.
While here guests can explore the sites of the Bumthang Valley which include several impressive fortress-monasteries or dzongs and enjoy walks and treks. Back at the hotel the hot stone bath, which uses mineral water and local aromatic plants, can soothe tired muscles and limbs.
Open: Hotel Peling is open all year.
Location: Hotel Peling is located in a rural setting in the Bumthang Valley near Jakar town.
Rooms: There are 24 rooms including 4 suites, some with fireplaces and the others with electric heaters. All have en-suite bathrooms and balconies. Amenities include a tea/coffee maker, ‘phone and high speed internet access. The suites have a sitting room. Room service is available.
Activities: Visiting local dzongs, monasteries and temples, walking in the Bumthang Valley, watching archery in the grounds near the hotel, enjoying a hot stone bath at the hotel.
Facilities: The Putta restaurant serves traditional Bhutanese food as well as Indian and continental fare. There are terraces where guests can relax by day and star gaze by night. The lounge bar serves a range of local and international drinks. Therapeutic hot stone baths can be arranged. There is a business centre. The hotel offers a laundry service and currency exchange.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables in the restaurant.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: We recommend malarial prophylactics for travel to the low lying districts of southern Bhutan.
Communication: There is free high speed internet access in the business centre.