Situated on the west side of Lhasa, New Century Lhasa Hotel is 10 minutes from the city center and is adjacent to the historic Summer Palace. The hotel stands an astonishing 3,600 meters above sea-level, and each of the 486 spacious guest rooms offer traditional Tibetan décor, satellite TV, and stunning views of the Tibetan mountain range. The Everest Restaurant buffet serves the best in Western cuisine and there is also Changs Bar which serves alcoholic beverages and cocktails. There are plenty of ways to get around thanks to the hotels sightseeing service and, for those who like to go it alone, there are numerous taxis and rickshaws outside the hotel's main entrance. New Century Lhasa Hotel mainly caters for large tourist groups and people looking to explore the many sights of Tibet on a budget.