The five-star Shangri-La Hotel comes in Lhasa

30/04/2014
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Good news: Shangri-La Hotel comes in Lhasa now.

Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa is in the heart of Lhasa city, with many historical attractions, monasteries and scenic spots nearby. Foreign travelers to Lhasa can base themselves at the hotel for exploring Lhasa’s culturally significant Buddhist sites: Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palaces.

In the hotel, they will be greeted with the offering of a white Khada ( a traditional ceremonial scarf that symbolizes high respect for Tibetans when they first arrive) and the throwing of barley on the chema ( a wooden container used by Tibetans to pray for a bumper harvest ) before being escorted to the guestroom where they will be served yak butter tea in Tibetan pots.

On departure time, guests will be able to enjoy the sound of the hotel staff singing traditional Tibetan songs and playing Tibet string instruments.

Guests will be served yak butter tea in Tibetan pots.

Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, Tibet

Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, Tibet

Guests will catch one of many enchanting views of the Potala Palace upon arrival at the hotel.

Shangri-La Hotel Lhasa, Tibet

Shangri-La Hotel Lhasa, Tibet

In the hotel, the lobby’s design pays homage to elements found in traditional Tibetan culture: 6.5m bell-like chandelier made from 61,000 pieces of crystal and draped in flowing red fabric; the ancient Tibetan symbols of swirling clouds with using hammered oxidized bronze; warmly lit corridors and colourful carpet embedded with the cloud motif.

Shangri-La Hotel Lobby in Lhasa

Shangri-La Hotel Lobby in Lhasa

Shangri-La Hotel Corrior in Lhasa

Shangri-La Hotel Corrior in Lhasa

262 luxurious guestrooms and 17 expansive suites are spacious with a minimum size of 42 square metres. Bold colours and delicate details found in Tibetan culture, dress and art. The hotel also offers first oxygen lounge as well as a full-service clinic. CHI, the Spa, Massages are in the Tibetan-inspired treatments. A fully equipped gym and a 25-metre indoor swimming pool are good for different foreign travelers.

Shangri-La Hotel Guestroom in Lhasa

Shangri-La Hotel Guestroom in Lhasa

The Indoor Swimming Pool of Shangri-La Hotel Lhasa

The Indoor Swimming Pool of Shangri-La Hotel Lhasa