The St. Regis Lhasa, Tibet, China
Reside in timeless splendor in the ancient Barkhor area of Lhasa. At 3,680 meters above sea level, The St. Regis Lhasa Resort sits at the legendary “Roof of the World,” overlooking the wondrous Tibetan landscape and the magnificence of the Potala Palace. The St. Regis Lhasa is located just minutes from the Potala Palace, the famous Barkhor area, Jokang Temple, Norbulinka, and is 58 km from Gongga International Airport. The resort is configured to pay homage to this mystical and historic country in every way. The exterior of the buildings with stone walls and dark shale pagoda-style roofs pay homage to the ancient Buddhist culture.Sustainable features such as solar panels and an underground water recycling system were also incorporated into the hotel design.
Facilities & Activities:
A Meditation Garden offers a sacred space for quiet contemplation and an in-house Travel Agency stands ready to assist guests in further explorations, near or far. If you’re having trouble adapting to the altitude, the resort’s Iridium Spa promises to melt away any malaise with a massage using the region’s cypress and azalea herbs. The health club boasts an indoor heated swimming pool, a yoga and a pilates studio. The business center offers 4 meeting rooms. Further the St. Regis offers a cookery school, gym and temperature-controlled relaxation pool with views of the Himalayas. Guests can benefit from 24 hour bespoke butler service so that they need not lift a finger.
Rooms & Suites:
The 162 guest rooms, spacious villas, and suites exude gracious hospitality, with motifs inspired by the nearby Sera Monastery. Each offers pampering amenities and inspiring views. St. Regis Butler Service is available any time, day or night. All rooms are decorated with latticed-wood furniture and photographs depicting local daily life; many rooms face the iconic Potala Palace. All rooms have a sitting area with a sofa, 42-inch LCD flat-panel television, a cloud-soft bed, and a splendid bathroom all combine to surround guests with a comfortable, residential feel.
There are a variety of restaurants to choose from, including the intimate private wine club Decanter by Haut-Brisson and Si Zi Kang, which serves traditional Tibetan cuisine. An assortment of exotic teas can be tasted in the Drawing Tea Room.
Hotel Rating: *****
Hotel Address: 22 Jiangsu Road, Chengguan District, 850000 Lhasa, China