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Lazimpat, Lazimpat, 44600 Kathmandu, Nepal – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds
Food & Drink
Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Snack Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Packed Lunches, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Concierge Service, Lockers, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Shoeshine, Suit Press, Daily Housekeeping, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop, VIP Room Facilities
Newspapers, Safe, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, Heating, Air Conditioning
BIG MART (219yrd)
DURBAR MARG(KINGSWAY) (547yrd) THAMEL (547yrd)
THAMEL AREA (547yrd)
IRISH PUB (109yrd)
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Up to two children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
Up to two older children or adults are charged USD 30 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 2.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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The eco-friendly Kantipur Temple House offers a quiet oasis amidst Kathmandu’s historic treasures. It features a rooftop garden overlooking the ancient Swayambhunath Temple.
Score from 208 reviews Good
Kathmandu Guest House offers affordable accommodation conveniently located in the popular tourist district of Thamel. It features 6 dining options and free private parking.
Score from 359 reviews Good
Located just 1 km from the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Avataar Kathmandu Hotel operates a 24-hour front desk to assist guests at all hours. Free WiFi access is available.
Score from 56 reviews Excellent
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a massage parlour, Hotel Woodland Kathmandu offers clean and comfortable accommodation in the capital city of Nepal. Free WiFi access is available.
Score from 25 reviews Very good
Very nice and quiet location near Thamel , friendly staff, nice garden with swimming-pool and restaurant. Big breakfast-buffet!
Lovely suite great for families-lots of room!!
In need of refurbishment!! Hotel toilets were appalling and smelt!
Breakfast - verity, fresh, hot and well presented
Asked for a twin bed room but was given 2 singles. However, the staff were very accommodating and changed the configuration immediately. Thank you.
I stayed 8 nights at Hotel Shanker on a work trip. My room was great, the staff were friendly and helpful and I loved the garden and pool area - a quiet space to relax from the chaos of the city. Breakfast was great too. And the hotel was very clean.
My bed was a bit on the too firm side but did not cause any back ache, so it was acceptable
Friendly people - good location - clean - free wi-fi - warm and cosy
Interior of the hotel is still like a palace and the room service and restaurant is just wow !!!
Wifi is available in most of the areas but the strength is really poor. Bar is tiny and doesnt have much options.
Looks like haunted place Don't trust pic
Water was yello I didn't get a bath for the whole stay , water is a big problem hope it get fixed
Amazing building surrounded by beautiful gardens. Prompt efficient airport pickup despite late arrival of aircraft. Excellent buffet breakfast with huge variety of food. Restaurant food also very good and enjoyed drinks in the bar. Stayed with family and friends twice on arrival and departure from Kathmandu
Fantastic architecture of the hotel; nice comfortable rooms
No exhaust fan in the bathroom to dissipate the steam from a shower (or stinky smells...haah@!)
It's a novelty to stay in a historic palace and there's great wood work of art in the reception area. Great buffet breakfast. Staff are friendly and willing to help. It has a nice garden and a cafe in the garden.
Bad wifi connection in the room, stain marks in the bath tub from iron in the water.
Very helpful staff,clean rooms and good food. You get what you pay for.
Hotel staff was very down to earth and very much helpful and morning breakfast got lots of varity which is really good
Washroom are too small
The first thing you'll probably notice is the staff. The most helpful people Ive ever met. They were as genuine as can be. They literally guided and planned our entire trip. The location of the hotel is excellent. Walking distance from Thamel. The breaakfast was lavish and the entire built up area was absolutely perfect. A true heritage hotel !
The only downer was the wifi, which was really weak and kept disconnecting. Had to use the business room to check my email and bookings.
The room was spacious and comes with nice deco. Breakfast was good and the F&B staff's was very friendly and polite. Exterior of hotel was cool and nice for chill out.
The front office staff need learn smile and be more polite when facing their guest. Totally disappointed upon check in and the room directory need to updated as there is some facilities not available anymore.
Beautiful hotel with great setting. It was a palace before, its converted into a hotel. So u would expect it to be a beautiful hotel. and it wont disappoint u at all. the hotel building,interior and its décor is beautiful. v paid $100 for one night and it was worth the money all the way. Breakfast was very good and it started early morning 6:30. They gave us a very warm welcome.at first they greeted us with a small glass of juice. and than after v checked in our room there were chocolates to greet us. This is something v found amazing. if u don't to roam around in dirty city of Kathmandu and juss want to stay in the hotel. Than this is the perfect, beautiful hotel just the rite one for u and ur family. they have a big garden with swimming pool. and like all sub continents hotel their service is excellent.
the bed comfort was very poor. I couldn't sleep well the entire. we only stayed one nite so I didn't complained.
This is a beautifully decorated Hotel in the heart of Kathmandu. The breakfast buffet has a huge selection of delicious food.
I liked every part of my stay at the Hotel Shankar.
Fast Wi-Fi, Historical Building
Spa & Travel Agent bit costly
Location to Thamel, food, room
Reception staff, bellboys, restaurant and bar staff were above excellence. Room was spacious and comfortable. Food choices excellent. Travel desk service fantastic!
The cashier good have been a more pleasant person. She was very transactional and had no warmth. Bathroom needs upgrading. Pickup and drop off service needs upgrading. Pls don't assume that travelers will accept your local taxi as a service. I for one am willing to pay for comfort.
The staff were all just so welcoming, particularly Mr. Ramesh & Mr Bejoy the front desk managers, who we met on our last visit 15 years ago. And the wonderful barman, Borack. The glorious garden is such a tranquil wee haven from the hustle & bustle of congested Kathmandu. Food wise - there was a good selection on offer. And there was a nice bar with a good selection of beverages on offer. It's a popular hotel for wedding parties, but you would never notice any adverse noise from the parties. The rooms with a nice sitting room were clean & comfortable.
The hotel is a bit tired & could do with a make over, but then that does reflect in the price.
An oasis of quiet and calm in a very hectic city! The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, the restaurant was great and the breakfast was fantastic!
Staff are helpful and polite and go out of their way to accommodate your needs. The buffet breakfast is good as is the restaurant for dinner. Some rooms are really good: clean, airy, with working TVs and air conditioning. Other rooms are not as good and this can be the difference between a great experience (my second 4 nights) and a poor experience (my first 4 nights).
I arrived 4 days before my sister and parents. As a single I was given a double room that was dark, stuffy, damp smelling, noisy, with aircon that would not work continuously and TV reception that was so poor I could not watch the English language channels. I asked for it to be fixed and was told it was an external problem. Once I was in the twin room with my sister everything worked and reception on the TV was fine. Suspicious?
We booked this hotel after doing Annapurna circuit and wanting little bit of luxury after the trekk. Great location. We could walk to Tamel in the evening. Beautiful building full of character with some amazing wood carved objects including decorative windows. Great breakfast buffet and we had very nice evening meal. Staff were really professional and helpful all through the hotel. Would definitely recommend it and will definitely be back to this beautiful hotel and an amazing country
Only small comment that we were little rushed through the dinner as our waiter was finishing his shift at 10pm and he was really open about it. And on the last morning our wake up call never came but this can happen anywhere.
The staff were very friendly, helpful and professional.
Area nearby is not easy to walk around due to rough roadworks.
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