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Offering an outdoor swimming pool, spa and wellness center and a sauna, Hotel Shambala is a boutique hotel located in Kathmandu. One of the holiest Buddhist sites of Kathmandu, Bodnath is 3.1 mi from the property. Air-conditioned rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen satellite TV, seating area and a mini-bar. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a bath and a hairdryer. At Hotel Shambala you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered include luggage storage and business center. The property offers free parking. The hotel is 3.7 mi from Narayanhiti Palace Museum and 2.5 mi from Pashupatinath. The Balaju Bus Station is 1.9 mi away while the Tribhuvan International Airport is 3.7 mi away. Guests can enjoy a variety of Indian, Chinese, Continental and Thai specialties at Erma Restaurant while refreshing beverages are serves at the roof-top lounge, the Cafe Cloud 9. Room service is available only for limited hours.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet

Free private parking


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
or
1 full bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
2 twin beds
or
1 queen bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
8.8
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
8.4
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
10
High score for Kathmandu
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Kelly
    United States of America United States of America
    This unique hotel is clean, comfortable and quaint with exceptional staff. Our family loved the rooftop lounge and pool.
  • Carolyn
    United States of America United States of America
    The property and staff were fabulous. We were treated like royalty the minute we entered the hotel.
  • Ajit
    United States of America United States of America
    The care and service of all staff at reception, dining area and cleaning was excellent.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • Erma Restaurant & Ara Bar
    • Cuisine
      Chinese • Indian • Italian • Nepalese • Thai • Asian • Grill/BBQ
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
  • Cloud Nine Cafe Lounge
    • Cuisine
      American • Indian • Italian • Nepalese • Thai • Asian • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly

Amenities of Hotel Shambala
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • 2 restaurants
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Walk-in closet
View
  • City view
  • Mountain view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi

House rules

Hotel Shambala takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

5+ years
Extra bed upon request
$30 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hotel Shambala of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Hotel Shambala

  • Hotel Shambala has 2 restaurants:

    • Cloud Nine Cafe Lounge
    • Erma Restaurant & Ara Bar

  • Hotel Shambala is 3.1 miles from the center of Kathmandu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Hotel Shambala include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Suite

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Hotel Shambala may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel Shambala is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Shambala can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Hotel Shambala offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Locker rooms
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Themed dinners
    • Swimming pool
    • Beauty services
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage