Cradled in the charming capital of Thimphu, The Taj Tashi is a glittering blend of Bhutanese design with contemporary elegance, fine pampering and indigenous kingdom-magic. In keeping with the enchanting surrounds, the hotel is a blend of Bhutan’s Dzong architecture and modern design. Adorned with classical hand-drawn Buddhist murals,the hotel offers fantastic views of the surrounding mountains and Thimphu valley, wonderfully treasuring the charisma and artistic sensibility that is Bhutan.
The Taj Tashi has 66 rooms categorized into:
Deluxe rooms: These spacious rooms with large bathrooms offers tantalizing views of the pine-topped mountains. The finely fitted bathrooms are roomy, and have amenities like floor warmers and bath-towel heater.
Deluxe rooms with sit out: With all amenities and view similar to the Deluxe rooms, these rooms has an additional benefit of a private sit out.
Luxury rooms: Bigger than the deluxe rooms, and being located at the corners on each floor these rooms enjoy commanding views of the valley.
Deluxe suites: These suites come with a separate sitting room and bedroom, as well as a walk-in closet. Situated on the upper floors of the hotel, they overlook the sweep of the Thimphu valley.
Duplex suite: Perched on the topmost floor of the hotel, the duplex suite has a private sitting room on the ground floor and a bedroom with elaborate bathroom and a dressing area with elegant standalone bath-tubs on the first floor.
Luxury suites: These impressive suites on the upper floors offer a two-sided view of the valley and mountains dotted with charming examples of Bhutanese architecture. The suite arrangement includes a large living room, bedroom with a walk-in closet, canopy bed and an equally large bathroom.
The rooms and suites are spacious and appointed with modern amenities. The finely fitted bathrooms are roomy, and have amenities like floor warmers and bath-towel heater.
The Taj Tashi offers guests a range of delightful culinary experiences that combine the best of Bhutanese with Tibetan and European cuisines. The dining venues of the hotels are :
The Thongsel: This is the all-day-dining restaurant at the hotel, specializing in European and traditional Bhutanese meal.
Chig - Ja – Gy: Specialising in Bhutanese cuisine , Chig-ja-gye is set in a dramatic space embellished with old style gold-leaf paintings and horn instruments called dhungs.
Ara: Named after Bhutan's traditional liquor, Ara is the bar at the hotel.
Rimps: Rimp is the tea lounge at the hotel. The speciality of Rimp is the Suja, Bhutan's distinctive 'salted butter tea'
The Taj Tashi organizes visit to the sights of Thimphu including the Tashi Chho Dzong, home to the King and the central monk body, the Weekend Market and the shops selling local textiles and handicrafts.
For the more adventurous, one can go trekking into the scenic mountain wilderness.
The Jiva Spa: The hotel has a Jiva Spa that offers exclusive signature treatments carefully recreated from the fabled lifestyle of Indian royalty and the healing therapies of Indian spirituality.Bhutanese artefacts, hot stone treatment tubs, treatment rooms outfitted in wood and marble make for an elegant and soothing environment.