Kathmandu Guest House: Luxury Iconic Hotel in Kathmandu’s Heart - Be On The Road | Live your Travel Dream!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Kathmandu Guest House: Luxury Iconic Hotel in Kathmandu’s Heart

Even though I had gone on a budget backpacking trip to Nepal, I felt like indulging in some luxury on my last 2 days here and hence booked my stay at Kathmandu Guest House, one of Kathmandu’s oldest and iconic luxury properties. I stayed here for 2 days and 1 night and the below review is based on this recent experience of mine.

1) This hotel is situated in the heart of Thamel, the touristy district, but is still away from the chaos and noise of Thamel.

2) Since it is located in Thamel, it is close to all the popular tourist attractions of Kathmandu, the shopping area, the local bazaars, the restaurants and bars, the temples and much more.

3) The interiors of the hotel are very tastefully done up in local design and folklore with statues, pictures, paintings and much more giving you a local feel. They even have replicas of statues from the Kathmandu museum at different corners of the hotel.

4) Since the hotel is an iconic property, they are extremely pro-customer service and have maintained the property very well.

5) In line with its luxury tag, the hotel has very comfortable and soft beds, good air-conditioning, good quality bathrooms with running hot water, great internet speeds, 24 hour electricity and nearly sound proof rooms. These are indeed a luxury in Kathmandu and the rest of Nepal.

6) The room prices vary from USD 80 to USD 250. Some of the rooms are fan cooled, while most of them are air-conditioned. Some of them are garden facing, while some of them face the city. The view gets better with elevation. The hotel runs 50% discounts during the low season. At such times, these rooms become a great value for money.

7) The hotel also has an in-house restaurant, spa service, business center, booking office, concierge service and more.

If you are looking to stay in a luxury property in the middle of Kathmandu’s Thamel and wish to be away from Thamel’s chaos during your stay, this is one good option that I would recommend. There are some more other luxury properties that I walked into before booking my stay here, but personally, I liked this option more.

Welcome to BE ON THE ROAD Travel Blog! I am Sankara, its founder, a 40 something male from Bangalore who is living his dream of exploring the world and simultaneously trying to inspire others to live their dream.
Wanna live your dream? Find Some inspiration here!
Wanna know more about me?
Track blog updates from facebook and/or twitter!

Logo Credits : Jobi T Chacko. UI/UX Credits : Murugan S Thirumalai
Copyright © 2009-2024 Sankara Subramanian C (www.beontheroad.com)
Reproduction without explicit permission is prohibited. All Rights Reserved

Join the Travel Club for FREE!!
and every fortnight get in your inbox...interesting experiential and off-beat travel stories , destination guides, handy tips (travel, photography and visa) based on personal experience, global vegetarian delights with helpful survival guides and gorgeous world travel images and videos as I (the Indian traveler) trot the globe! And a lot of other travel invites and soon to be launched goodies !

* indicates required