Le Méridien Thimphu is without any doubt a really special property. Located in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, the new Starwood Hotel is a little tough to reach. The next airport is more than one hour away and even reaching this airport is anything but easy. Nevertheless, it’s worth having a look at Le Méridien Thimphu as the property looks just stunning!
When thinking of Asia, people usually mention countries like Indonesia, India, Japan or Thailand. Rarely anybody talks about Bhutan, one of the smallest and least developed states in Asia.
Yet, Bhutan and its capital Thimphu are really fascinating and a perfect destination for everyone who wants to combine experiences in nature with real Asian culture. Staying at Le Méridien Thimphu, you can perfectly start into the Bhutan experience!
Le Méridien Thimphu comes with the typical stylish Le Méridien design. All four room categories are designed in a modern and colorful way.
The Classic Rooms are 32 square meters (344 square feet) large and offer stunning views of the Himalaya and the city. All rooms come with either two Queen Beds or one King Bed as well as high-speed internet, LCD televisions and a large marble bathroom with bathtubs and rain showers.
If the Classic Room is too small for your taste, you may enjoy the larger Deluxe Room, which comes with 39 square meters (420 square feet) or either a Junior Suite or a Royal Suite.
These suites of Le Méridien Thimphu are even more spacious and luxurious!
Even though the new Le Méridien Thimphu comes with just 78 guest rooms and suites, there are three dining outlets to enjoy.
“Latest Recipe” is the ideal main restaurant, which serves not only breakfast, but also lunch and dinner. At all times of the day, you may enjoy one or another great meal at the à la carte restaurant.
For a more formal Asian dining experience, guests of Le Méridien Thimphu may also enjoy “Sese Shamu”. Last but not least, “Latitude 27” is worth a mention.
The stylish outlet transforms from a leisurely café during the day into a buzzling bar with stunning views of the Himalaya at night.
Guests staying at Le Méridien Thimphu can not only enjoy great dining experiences, but also have a choice of several leisure facilities.
These include a heated indoor pool, several loungers to relax and a gym equipped with state-of-the-art-machines. Something else recommendable for experienced runners is running in the city and the beautiful nature around.
Other facilities of Le Méridien Thimphu include a Club Lounge, a Business Center and also a Spa which offers several different treatments all day long.
As there are not many luxury hotels in Thimphu, prices in the city are really steep. At Le Méridien Thimphu, the room rates start at 350 US-Dollar (~ 320 Euro) including breakfast, but excluding taxes and services. Suites are available starting at 585 US-Dollar (~ 535 Euro) per night on the same rate basis. Le Méridien Thimphu definitely is no cheap property, but as it looks absolutely great and is located in one of the most fascinating cities in Asia, it may be worth the money nevertheless!