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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the better hotels I've stayed at in a third world country. Service was prompt, polite and polished from the reception, spa, bar, restaurant etc. Wifi was free and relatively fast throughout the entire property. Staff spoke good English. Rooms were a large size but the aircon in our room did not work and issue was not rectified...

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gokarnaresort, Manager at Gokarna Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Namaste & Greetings from Gokarna Forest Resort!!! Thank You for your post on TripAdvisor. We appreciate for taking your precious time to share your positive response and thoughts about the resort and the services offered. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcome you soon at the property. Thank...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing forested retreat relatively close to Kathmandu (of course depending on traffic). Perfect opportunity to relax and have some spa treatments after trekking! The staff were all very welcoming and hospitable! Also the wifi works well! Only issues are that it's not centrally located and is a popular venue for weddings so it's very noisy with party guests. Also we...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel doesn't come close to a five star property or even a four star. Better to classify it as a two star hotel where the wedding parties go on till midnight will five speakers blasting music right below your ears. The gokarna of 15 years ago where it used to be the hangout place for the royals and the...

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had rated this place 4 star previously. With the same hope i had again booked this resort at higher rate than usual. But i am highly disappointed by its service this time. 1)we were at the resort at around 12pm. We asked for early check in and staff told us that rooms were not ready and will call us...

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HK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tough experience and largely disappointed. Food poisoning from dinner; very unhelpful and did not follow up. Lack of coordination and poor communications with staff became an issue. Would advise to stay away.

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Bdmgokarna, Manager at Gokarna Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We appreciate for taking your precious time to share your valuable comments regarding your stay at the resort. We have taken your feedback as areas of concern and all the concerned associated have been briefed to be extra attentive while attending the guest. We hope to have another opportunity to serve you better. We look forward to welcome...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Gokarna after 'roughing' it for two weeks on Everest base camp trek. It was so nice to have some luxury, especially enjoyed the spa, jacuzzi and steam room. The service was also amazing, very friendly and helpful staff. Great to get away from hussle of Thamel.

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gokarnaresort, Manager at Gokarna Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Namaste & Greetings from Gokarna Forest Resort!!! Thank You for your post on TripAdvisor. We appreciate for taking your precious time to share your valuable comments about the resort and the services offered. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the services provide by us. Thank you for giving us a perfect...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved how after wandering around Kathmandu city, I could relax at nearby resort. I didnot like monkeys going here & there though. Staffs service is good and I think, cost was also satisfactory. I am not a golfer so, I could not make utilization of golf facility. However, I enjoyed riding golf cart around golf court.

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Dear Sir/Madam, Namaste & Greetings from Gokarna Forest Resort!!! Thank You for your post on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your positive response and thoughts about the resort and the services offered. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcome you soon at the property. Thank You for choosing Gokarna Forest Resort! Best...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I have stayed and reviewed this place before. In the 4 years I stayed here consecutively, things haven't developed for the better. Given the fact that it's winter time, and even though heating is not considered standard in Nepal, in a hotel of this allure, one would expect to find at least a working heater and hot water. Only after...

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Geraldton, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Gokarna forest resort has beautiful rooms with plenty of space for leisurely lying about, a large television and superb bathroom. Whilst the room itself is above average, and the food from durbar restaurant delicious, the other aspects of the hotel's service are not as outstanding. To walk through the forest trails a guide must be hired, unless you have spa...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Kathmandu's 18 hole golf course is located not far from core downtown. Their restaurant food was great. Lobby decoration and ambiance of the hotel is also very good. Drop by Hyatt Hotel on your way if you want to take a break for snack or a drink. Both properties have really beautiful and artistic decoration.

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Dear Madam, Namaste & Greetings from Gokarna Forest Resort!!! Thank You for your post on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your positive feedback about the resort and the services offered and our staffs. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for recommending our Resort to other travellers. We look forward to welcome you soon at...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Golf Course
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gokarna Forest Resort... A tranquil Heaven to quiet Hideaways.Situated within the city limits of Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Gokarna Forest Resort is located inside the serene temperate Gokarna Forest, the former private Royal hunting grounds of the Kings of Nepal. A winding road climbs leads through the forest up to the main complex, comprising a mix of subtly majestic Malla period architecture, Rana period lodges, and sanctuaries harmoniously blending with nature. Further on exotic Forest View cottage rooms are set beside a century old restored Hunter's lodge. A quiet peaceful haven set between ancient towering trees with glimpses of the second fairway in the valley below make the perfect getaway for a few days of golf, relaxation and rejuvenation at the Spa, enchanting forest walks, and time close to nature. SPA & HEALTH CLUB Amongst majestic trees on the edge of a plateau overlooking Gokarna Forest and the grassed valley below, Harmony Spa combines therapeutic care with a natural environment impossible to recreate elsewhere. Included are a variety of rejuvenating courses, emphasizing Ayurvedic treatments within Ayura, a dedicated Ayurvedic treatment area, the Adam & Eve, and Serenity massage rooms. The Health club encompasses Apsara, the Beauty Treatment center, an indoor temperature controlled swimming pool, luxurious changing rooms each with a Sauna, Steam room, and Jacuzzi. The large well equipped gym, the finest in the country, overlooks the forest through large windows. GOLF COURSE Against the backdrop of the snow capped Himalayas, close to the heart of Kathmandu city, South Asia's finest, and one of the world's most spectacular Golf Resort Courses is stunningly set within 470 acres of the hundreds years old Gokarna Forest Reserve. Designed by David Kidd (Gleneagles Golf Developments of Scotland), the 6,715 yard par 72 course boasts the only Bent Grass Greens in South Asia, making it one of the highlights of the professional tour circuits in the region. The serenity and setting are overwhelming. Deer and monkey wander freely, as will the spirits of all who enter. Truly an enchanting sanctuary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gokarna Forest Resort

Address: Rajnikunj Gokarna, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal (Formerly Le Meridien )
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $149 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gokarna Forest Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Gokarna Forest Hotel Kathmandu
Kathmandu Le Meridien
Le Meridien Kathmandu
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Kathmandu
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kathmandu
#6 Spa Hotel in Kathmandu
#6 Business Hotel in Kathmandu
#7 Family Hotel in Kathmandu
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“Careful how you step out of the shower!”
 of 5 bubbles Davey1664, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“202 room was perfect”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are very clean and nice with silence ambience with birds creeping sound and fresh air.”
 of 5 bubbles sharanm495, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for rooms in the main building”
 of 5 bubbles Seejan, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Definitely in the main building - the "new" building with the forest view seems to have even more problems than the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles Gerry_W_Reisenberger, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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