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Shambaling Boutique Hotel

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Near the great Boudha Stupa Boudha, Kathmandu 1001 Nepal See on map
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3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews boudha stupa an oasis tibetan style approach road walking distance minute walk quiet garden the general manager packed breakfast deluxe room short stay chaotic city the hotel staff a wonderful stay wonderful hotel the hustle and bustle rooms are spacious
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

Great place to rest your head in busy Katmandu. We spent 2 nights here and we were very happy. The place is relatively new, we were told it had only been open for 6 months whilst we were there. The reception and the service throughout...More

2  Thank simon2012
Response from ShambalingKTM, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique HotelResponded July 1, 2013

Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to write your review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We understand it was slightly cold in the rooms last winter, therefore we have installed air...More

Reviewed May 13, 2013

I stayed at the Shambaling Hotel because of the good reviews from this forum and I was not disappointed. It suited my purpose, which was to see the Stupa and relax after trekking and a busy stay in Thamel it ticked all the boxes for...More

4  Thank Katrinaj2008
Response from ShambalingKTM, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique HotelResponded May 15, 2013

Dear Ms. Katrina, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are all very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and suited your purpose. Our aim is to make our guest feel at home and I am glad you fwlt...More

Reviewed May 12, 2013

I have just finished my stay here of 4 nights. Overall, I found this place to be a fantastic place to stay. It is very clean and bright with a lovely garden courtyard to relax in. What really sets this place apart though is the...More

5  Thank Dougal73
Response from ShambalingKTM, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique HotelResponded May 14, 2013

Dear Mr. Dougal, Thank you so much for taking the time and for your review. The entire team of Shambaling work towards our goal to make every guest feel at home and give a high quality service. We are all very happy that you felt...More

Reviewed May 12, 2013

We stayed at the Shambaling for 6 days, and had a great stay at the hotel, it didn't feel like a hotel, in the sense that it appeared to be one huge house with 3 floors. The suite room was very spacious, clean, quiet, (...More

2  Thank JosephKim
Response from ShambalingKTM, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique HotelResponded July 6, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write you review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and being close to Boudhnath is and advantage for you. I understand, it's lovely place to visit and...More

Reviewed May 8, 2013

I agree with both John N (May 6, 2013) and Coorong (May 8, 2013) about all the good things at this hotel -- a real pleasure to stay at. However, I think guests need to be forewarned that it is located on an unmarked dirt...More

2  Thank inmy60s
Response from ShambalingKTM, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique HotelResponded May 15, 2013

Thank you very much for your review and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and liked the quietness and peaceful ambiance of Shambaling. It's true with the road, most of the road in Kathmandu are very bad and same is...More

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Close to one of the holiest Buddhist stupas and adjacent to a Buddhist monastery, Shambaling is nestled in the heart of Kathmandu’s Tibetan community in Boudhanath. A 10-minute walk from Boudhanath Stupa, More through the narrow brick-paved lanes, Shambaling, meaning paradise garden, opens its door to the comforts of true Tibetan culture fused with high end Swiss hospitality. Spread in 35,000 square feet, your address will be a renovated early 70th Tibetan-style house. You have the luxury of choosing from the 28 meticulously designed suits deluxe and standard rooms based on the concept of Kalachakra. Shambaling exquisitely welcomes you to experience a true Tibetan home stay coupled with genuine Swiss hospitality. One of Boudha’s first guesthouses used by pilgrims from Tibet, the property dates back to early 1970's. Approximately 20 minutes from the international and domestic airport, the hotel is quietly tucked away from the busy streets and fairly close to the peaceful realms of Buddhist heritage sites. Two years in the making, the once old building now houses Shambaling, where old traditions meet modern amenities. While elegantly designed modern rooms and suites mirrors Tibetan aesthetics, every floor represents the Kalachakra elements of Earth, Fire, Water and Sky. Each room’s ceiling colour complements the custom-made curtains and cushion covers. The exclusively imported linen adds novelty to your private space. Shambaling also opens up its lush green garden, perfect for an outdoor meeting or a relaxation under the Peepal tree while gazing at the colourful prayer flags. If you are in search of some soul-searching, the meditation room might come to your rescue. Rooms and SuitesWith meticulous design and an eagle-eye detail, each of the hotel’s four floors represents the elements of Earth, Fire, Water and Sky. While white ceilings combined with white curtains and linen gives you the impression of being under a cloudy sky on the first floor, you transcend to the second floor to experience the warmth of red fire. As you climb further, the rooms welcome you with the exquisiteness of blue water on the third level and yellow hue representing earth on the fourth floor. You can choose between Shambaling standard rooms, the monastery-facing or the garden-facing deluxe rooms, or one of the exclusive suites, all equipped to ensure your comfort, luxury and privacy. All rooms while retaining a taste of authentic Tibetan aesthetic are equipped with modern facilities, including suave bathroom, spacious closet and a mini bar. Whether you are in the mood for fine dining or a casual lunch, Shambaling offers you appetizing delicacies for your gastronomic delight.The Lungta Restaurant is a multi-cuisine fine dining restaurant with a menu that caters eastern and western culinary. With an open-counter kitchen, wooden floor and fine cutlery, the restaurant gives you an invigorating dining experience. Shambaling also serves savories in its outdoor facility known as The Lingka, the Garden Restaurant. Overlooking the lush green garden space, you can dine beneath the prayer flags while gazing at the hotel’s magnificent Tibetan-style architecture. If you want to fulfill your dose of caffeine, our coffee machine La Cimbali serves the world-known Illy coffee. A wide selection of wines and single malt whiskey chosen by the owners awaits you at the Cave Bar. Less
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Hotel Style
Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$38 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$38 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
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SelvianaHaryono
September 4, 2018|
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Response from Graham R | Reviewed this property |
You need to ask the hotel directly but I am sure they can arrange it for you. They helped us organize transport to quite a few different places but I am not sure about guided tours.
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archie169
June 13, 2017|
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Response from Jigme Phuntsok C | Property representative |
We have variety of site seeing Packages depending on our guest choice. Religious package, heritage places, or historical places and combination of the other places. Please feel free to visit our website and contact us... More
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Faltu G
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Jigme Phuntsok C | Property representative |
Yes, We do serve Indian cuisine with our continental and Nepali menu. On special request from our guest, we also arrange Indian breakfast.
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"Best rooms have a nice garden view"
Photonurse
6 days ago
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"No TV in the rooms was fine for us. Our group of 4 booked a Deluxe and a standard room. The Deluxe had the..."
Susantheflashpacker
2 weeks ago
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"Standard rooms."
elisabethm147
Sep. 19, 2018
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"Get a garden room if you can"
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Sep. 9, 2018
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