The Grand Dragon, Ladakh (Leh)
Old Road Sheynam Leh
Ranked 3 amongst 293 hotels in Ladakh (Leh)
The Grand Dragon Reviews
The location of the hotel was nice. The airport was nearby the hotel. The parking area was not available at the hotel. There was no delay in check in and checkout process. The service was good in the hotel. The behaviour of the staff’s was friendly in the hotel. The internet facility was not in working condition. The food quality was nice in the ho....Read More
The overall experience of the hotel was good. The hotel was very good. The location of the hotel was good. The appearance of the hotel was good. The parking facility was available at the hotel. There was no delay in check in and checkout. The service of the hotel was good. The behaviour of staff’s was good in the hotel. The allotted room was spacio....Read More
I had visited this hotel with my family. The interior and exterior was nice at the hotel. The check in and checkout was done on time. The behaviour of the staff’s was friendly in the hotel. All basic amenities were provided in the room. The food quality was good in the hotel. The activity was conducted at the hotel. I didn’t use Wi-Fi facility in t....Read More
Top Reviews of The Grand Dragon
The Grand Dragon is truly grand & it stands by its name. We arrived at the hotel around 6 pm September 16th after a very average visit from Nubra Valley. However we were not given any kind of grand welcome such as a welcome drink like in other hotels like The Khyber. Though the staff is friendly, welcoming & helpful all the time. We stayed in the Dragon Deluxe room. The room was spacious with a lovely view of the Leh Mountains & had free Wi-Fi. The room had all the amenities required like electric kettle, complimentary tasty biscuits (nankhatai), a plate full of mixed dry fruits & 2 bottles of mineral water. The room also provided us with 2 pairs of slippers though they were too large for female feet. The closet had a locker, hangers & was well lit. However, they could have had bath robes as it's cold in Leh. The bathroom was quite good with all basic amenities for routine use. The bathroom had a tub, a hand shower and bucket. It was difficult for my mom to sit down due to old age so I wish they could've provided a stool for more comfort. I was impressed with the breakfast more than the dinner. I was glad the buffet had a few traditional Ladakhi dishes like Yak cheese, dry apricots, Ladakhi bread (roti). To my surprise the hotel also provides complimentary high tea with a few snacks in the coffee shop which we enjoyed the next evening. I wish I was informed about this complimentary high tea the day we arrived, I don't know why the hotel doesn't do that. The hotel also has a good souvenir shop that sells local & Tibetan goods. All in all, my stay was pleasurable & I will remember it always. The USP of the hotel is that it provides breakfast at 6 am for tourists who leaves early for sightseeing. One thing I must add for tourists, especially women travellers who like to go out for a stroll in the evenings, that the street outside the hotel has no street lights or any kind of light, which is quite scary. When I mentioned this at the reception they hardly cared & said it was not their responsibility which I do not agree.
There are many hotels in Leh but we stayed at the Grand Dragon Ladakh in October 2009 for 2 nights as it was recommended by one of our friends in Chandigarh and being a only star hotel in Leh. We were four friends and our rooms were at the 3rd floor with a lovely back ground and snow covered mountains as well.
A very nice stay. The staff was tremendously helpful and courteous. The locals in the region are really genuine and you can feel their warmth. Totally untouched by the urban life. You can really witness humanity at its best. The rooms are really well done and warm.
Hotel location -excellent Heater - excellent Room - excellent Hotel staff - very polite and very co operative Reception - excellent, giving guidance for local attractions and history of Ladakh. Very rich culture maintained in hotel. Owner - excellent personality interacting with us very cooperative and very beautiful painting placed in hotels.
This was possibly the best hotel in Leh.The location is not very near to the only market where one can buy local souveniers,find internet shops and also local dryfruit sellers.The hotel has a nice garden to sit out in the open. The breakfast and the dining halls are well decorated with Ladakhi art work.