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Reviewed 30 January 2018

The Dekang is on the edge of the central part of the city. It is about twenty minutes by foot to the palace. If you like to walk, depending on the traffic, you can get there faster walking than using wheeled transport. Very good value for the cost.

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

In Tibet's standard, instead of 3-star, I would say it's a 4-star hotel in terms of money paid vs service received.

What I like about it:
1) Close to the famous Barkor Street (5 minutes walk)
25 minute walk to Potala Palace (Potala Square)
2) Grocery stores nearby if you need to buy drinks/water
3) There are two restaurants in front of the hotel. The hotel itself also has a restaurant.
4) Friendly staff
5) Good breakfast (both Chinese and western style)

What I don't like about it:
1) The room is a bit dark even with all lights on.
2) Only one elevator in the hotel

Date of stay: September 2017
  • Trip type: Traveled with friends
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Geminican
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a genuinely Tibetan hotel, well located near the old city, on a quiet side street with useful stores further along and also around the corner. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Some bathrooms have clean-water-leak problems; check the bathroom first if you have a choice in rooms. The breakfast included in the room rate is very good indeed.

Date of stay: September 2017
  • Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Thank LottyToronto
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The rooms were great nice decor - ok few dodgy electric points and a bit of a leaky bath but the location is terrific so close to the johkang square and the shops and restaurants .. i liked the interior and the creaky floorboards in the dining area. Staff were helpful finding umbrellas and omlettes .sure it wasnt busy during our stay but maybe the breakfast bar could do with a reorganisation to be more friendly..

Date of stay: June 2017
  • Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Thank forevermagpie
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

The hotel services are average. The room is a little bit old, especially the bath, need to improve. Breakfast of the hotel needs to improve. The location is goods, is around the city centre. The breakfast restaurant needs some upgradations.

Room tip: the hotel is near to city centre.
Date of stay: June 2017
  • Trip type: Traveled solo
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Thank bernard g
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