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Brighton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Firstly, the staff here are lovely - really helpful and friendly but this is a very basic hotel. The first room I had was on the first floor above the kitchen and really noisy so very difficult to sleeo ( woken at 4.00 by noise from below). The bathroom was very tired: shower curtain didn't contain the shower spray so... More 

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Thank anonymousbrighton
EncounterNepal, Director of Sales at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Sorry for your inconvenience sir. We will surely consider your request. As so far we are 3 Star Hotel, we can not do much. Also, I would like to suggest you to book Hotels outside of Thamel to have sound sleep. More 

Thane, India
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70 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

i stayed in norbulinka in april. rooms are good but they should repair some small things like door handles locks. tv and ac are working. ample of hot water to shower. problem is no tap in bathroom. we requested bucket and mug for water and filled under shower as its tough to maintain hot water temp with mixing cold water.... More 

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New York
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I went for Everest Base camp hike in March 2015 and stayed at this place prior to the hike.It was highly recommended by my Travel company with whom i had planned the hike and it had great reviews on Trip Advisor. THe price per night was 45 USD and fitted by budget perfectly. When i arrived from the airport, it... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Originally booked at their sister hotel but due to "unforeseen circumstances", they transferred me here. Location is far from the bars/eating places in Thamel, but still a good 10-15 minute walk to the happening areas. I was informed that it is 2 years older than it's sister hotel, but given the room we were assigned and the sofas at the... More 

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Charlotte
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Great staff, clean functional rooms, close to everything in Thamel. Newer separate bar area makes for a nice place to relax and get a nice meal or enjoy a beverage. Not far from main streets yet just far enough away not to be noisy or dusty. I would highly recommend.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

Hi,I stayed here 3 times last year between treks and trips in March and April.It was great to have a quiet place to stay while preparing to trek and when returning from treks.The rooms are nice ;the hotel has Tibetan Buddhist thankas here and there.They have a secure room to store your things when you are trekking or visiting other... More 

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This hotel offers all you could want with an ideal location, very close to the shops and some sights but off the main road so very little noise/dust. Very attentive staff with spacious rooms. a separate bar area is pleasant for a pre/post dinner drink and the restaurant offers a varied menu with good wine and beer. Sadly we did... More 

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houston
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

This is not a fancy expensive hotel, but a standard hotel with good hot water shower, breakfast included was pretty good too. The great thing about this hotel is that while it is in Thamel district, it is off the main street, so it doesn't suffer from the street noise that my friends got staying at other hotels. That makes... More 

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Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014

This is a good hotel on the edge of Thamel. Relatively quiet, but still an easy walk to the heart of Thamel, and an easy walk to many places in Kathmandu. The staff was excellent and very friendly. The breakfast was excellent as well. The room was nice and spacious. Nice rooftop area to relax at. The garden dining area... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2014

This hotel was a fantastic find! The breakfast had variety and was delicious, the restaurant was good and safe, the staff was just wonderful, and the location was perfect! Thanks so much for a great time Hotel Norbulinka!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in central Thamel, Hotel Norbulinka features a mix of modern décor and traditional carvings and artworks. It offers rooms with a private bathroom an on-site restaurant and a free airport pick-up service.Room are air-conditioned and feature a wardrobe and cable TV. A private bathroom includes a shower and free toiletries.Hotel Norbulinka is 3 km from both Central Bus Park Gongabu and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu is 6 km from the hotel.Guests have access to free Wi-Fi in the hotel’s common areas. A safety deposit box is available at the 24-hour reception. A currency exchange and tour desk is conveniently located at the hotel, which also provides laundry and dry cleaning services at an extra cost.Restaurant serves a variety of cuisines including Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian. Jasmine Bar offers a wide selection of drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Norbu Linka

Address: GPO Box 21288 | Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $83 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Norbu Linka 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Rooms higher up avoid the noise from the kitchen. On the top ( 5th floor) were two rooms that look out on to the roof terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles anonymousbrighton, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We ordered the suite, which gave us a bit more room to spread out.”
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  • Our suite. My son slept on a bed through the arched alcove.
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 of 5 bubbles Perspicuity, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
“3rd floor where you can see all around”
 of 5 bubbles 17681702, 21 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The owner gave me the top floor room 503 next to the terrace...nice view but 5 flights of stairs...no lift...the room was small...TV was small...bathroom was also small but was clean...”
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 of 5 bubbles ILvIndia, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“For a few bucks extra you can upgrade to the suite.. DO IT - it´s a completely different experience alltogether”
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