The Omasila has a peaceful location 2km from Padum at the base of Pibiting's temple hillock: great if you're driving but somewhat isolated if you're on foot. The 25 rooms are some of the best in Padum, with good mattresses and hot water boilers.
Helpful manager Norbu runs a trekking agency and is a good source of local information. To find it, take the furthest left turn at the triple fork where the Zangla road begins to descend towards the river bridge. Discounts of 40% in May, June and September.