The Shigatse Hotel is located in the centre of the Shigatse city, which is the seat of successive Panchen Lamas. Its convenient location provides easy access to tourist attractions like the Summer Palace and the Tashilunpo Monastery. It is a three-star tourist hotel founded in 1985. The structure was in typical Tibetan style with modern equipment in guest rooms. The 123 guestrooms at the hotel are medium size and are well decorated with latest amenities. The ballroom style restaurants at the hotel provide authentic local-style food.