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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights.. Nice clean and cozy rooms. Centrally located near Thamel market. Reasonable price. They also have good in house travel desk. Food is OK.. But staying in Tha mel you have plenty of options to explore for restaurants.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Spent three nights here and loved my stay,I stayed in the new part of the hotel single room,very clean and room cleaned everyday towels etc.Lovely new modern bathroom,the shower plenty of hot water and strong the best shower in all of my stays in Nepal!!! The staff are so nice willing to give advice or help with any questions nothing...

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I stayed here before and after a trek to EBC. For starters here is what you will not get: No air or heat. No elevator. Limited room cleaning. What you will get is a charming hotel with character, very friendly front desk staff, helpful bellmen and good wifi. They have great hot water and most of the rooms have a...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights during my visit to Kathmandu. Location is good as there are lots of shops and restaurants around. The room is small but adequate. What really surprised me is that there is consistent power supply as I experienced power outage all the time during my travel through Nepal. Wifi is good on lower floors. If getting connected...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I rented a room next door that was awful. These guys saved the day. The rooms were clean , the bed was really comfortable, tv air conditioning. But The best part was the staff. They not only were bilingual polite and informative. But they they had a fun sense of humor. I felt that as an American they got me....

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delhi
Reviewed 17 January 2015

the hotel is very nice in every way, the best thing about this hotel is its very clean and standard. the people are warm and nice. it is well managed. the restaurant is something that i didn't feel like part of this guest house as it mainly serves only Chinese. but rest everything is good about this guest house.

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2Thank ladiesman883
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 20 November 2014

- The beds were simple but comfortable. I slept well when I was there. - Free WiFi - Clean, fresh drinking water available on all floors - Free hot tea in the lobby - Friendly staff - Inexpensive (paid 1200 rs / night) - Central location in Thamel (5 min walk to all restaurants, stores, etc) - Locked storage available...

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1Thank B P
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We moved here after a mediocre stay at another place nearby. For the same price, we got a much better room. The fan worked great and was very quiet. The backup generator/solar power during outages was a great perk. The staff are extremely friendly and happy to answer any questions or give tips on what to see and do. The...

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tasmania
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The smiling faces of the front office staff as they welcome me back! Help is freely given when needed. Room is always spotless and the bed and bed linen are superb. I do pay the extra for a deluxe room. It's worth it after 3 weeks trekking. Location is great. Hotel fronts onto Thamel but walk around the back streets...

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We stayed in Potala Guest House for 3nights . Its ideally located for the tourists, right in the heart of Thamel area. All shops and restaurants are a minute walk from the hotel. The rooms are neatly maintained with free wifi connections. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. Mr.Punya had helped us as lot when we faced problem with transport....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located in the center of the Thamel, the tourist hub of Kathmandu , Potala Guest House provides budget rooms with attached bathrooms as well as spacious, comfortable deluxe AC rooms since 1983 AD. The Guest House has a courtyard garden with patio and reflection pool, a newly opened multi cuisine restaurant and renovated deluxe rooms and free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Potala Guest House

Address: Chetraptti, Thamel | P.O. Box 5390, Kathmandu, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $15 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Potala Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Potala Guest House Hotel Kathmandu
Potala Hotel Kathmandu
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#11 Best Value Hotel in Kathmandu
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“Choose the deluxe rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah_Wonder, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one of the newly redecorated rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ThickDescription, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to stay in rooms in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles nealv2013, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“if you can afford go for the super deluxe rooms. i have stayed in other rooms as well, and are good.”
 of 5 bubbles ladiesman883, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms have paper thin walls so you hear the traffic in the morning when people are heading out on their adventures (i.e. leaving for trekking, etc.). The higher up you go, the less people you'll hear passing your room on the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 854bp, 20 Nov 2014 | Read review
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