Tibet is a world in and of itself, full to the brim of wonders, of mysteries and of the charm of ages past. In its capital city, Lhasa, one finds onesef surrounded by untangible magic, radiating from the temples, monasteries, and the aincient streets themselves.
Located at 3,650 meters above sea level, Lhasa is one of the most magestic and dreamt-of destinations of the world. With is remoteness and thousands-year old culture, its heritage is impressive, transforming the city into a misterious abstraction.
Located on the “Roof of the World”, The St. Regis Lhasa Resort is the first luxury hotel in Tibet. It offers refined splendor and quality service in a historic city like no other.
Its location is ideal, within walking distance of the famous Potala Palace, as we can see from the large windows of our beautiful suite, and Norbulingka, World Heritage of UNESCO. The inspiration for the design of the Resort was nearby and still active Sera Monastery, built in 1419.
A few steps away one can also find the impressive Jokhang temple, built in the VII century, where we lies the most sacred statue of Buddha in all of Tibet, as well as some beautiful typical markets where we can find the traditional thangka paintings done in silk and the famous turquoise jewelry of the area.
But it is the pool that really positions this five star hotel on another level. It sounds almost unbelievable, but, in addition to it having stunning views of the beautiful structure of the hotel itself, the pool at the St. Regis Lhasa is plated with gold.
In St. Regis Lhasa the gastornomy plays an important role, and there are many wonderful dishes to be enjoyed in its restaurant Yan Ting, where excellent Chinese food is served, from the styles of Canton, Hunan, and Sizhuan. With its elegant décor and five private dining rooms, this is the ideal place to enjoy sophistication and have a great culinary experience.
St. Regis Lhasa is the perfect place to explore this remote area of the world hotel – the cradle of Tibetan Buddhism, where stories and fantasy stories that seem to reveal themselves in the beautiful faces of its people.