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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well facilitated while looking old and traditional. Absolutely a beautiful place to stay overnight to experience the historical Bhakatapur! The hostess is passionate and efficient too! Great breakfast! 传说中的Peacock Guest House果然不俗:对于一家位于世界最贫穷国家之一的、标注一星的guest house,通过agoda上的各种优惠券,最终还要卖到250多人民币,我事先实在表示难以理解。但tripadvisor上群众的眼睛还是雪亮的,排名第一不是浪得虚名!这哪里是个客栈,分明就是个景点!我们生活在一桩活的物质文化遗产里,生活用品仿佛全是古董和艺术品。极简朴素的家具和繁复典雅的木雕把广场旁的这幢老建筑营造成巴德岗最富盛名的民宿,实在是有天时地利人和的优势!把从下午到晚上在Bhakatapur四周闲逛收集回来的问题一股脑儿倒给老板娘,晚上回来借助谷歌复习……来尼第一次,在房间里总算有了个舒服的角落和合适的光线,让我盖着毯子舒展腿,安心码字……隔天早起,享用非常美好的先做早餐!

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Peacock Guesthouse is a truly unique experience. The location was excellent and the rooms something special. Fortunately, this building escaped significant damage from the earthquake. The managers were very accommodating and pleasant. The breakfast which was included in our room rate was also excellent. The rooms were very well appointed and the most unique feature was the ELECTRIC BLANKETS...

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Arunodaya P, Owner at Peacock Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaste and thank you for your valuable feedback. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes the doors and the ceilings of our old building is pretty low. This was the way the old houses were made in the old ways. It was to...

pokhara
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Peacock Guest House is the perfect destination guest house. Staying in this stunning authentic Newari building was the highlight of our time in Bhaktapur. Genuine, friendly & knowledgeable staff. Beautiful & comfortable rooms. Delicious coffee & cakes. Perfect location. A truly special place. Thank you for a wonderful visit.

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Arunodaya P, Owner at Peacock Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaste and Thank you for taking time off to share your experience staying with us. We are glad that you enjoyed the basic comforts of thus really old heritage building. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we hope to serve you again. Thank you.

Glastonbury
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Entering the beautiful wood carved building we knew we have booked something special. The Peacock Guest House is located inside the ancient city of Bhaktapur. Best location ever as it is located in the oldest of the squares in the city and the quietest one too. Very easy to get to the rest of the highlights of the city and...

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Arunodaya P, Owner at Peacock Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We are happy that you enjoyed the small things of the building. We do have a wood carving workshop where we make traditional hand craft furnitures or any customised wood item.The workshop is over 35 years. Thank you...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

In my opinion this is the best place to stay in Bhaktapur and one of my favorite places I stayed during my two month trip across Nepal, Bhutan & India. Great energy in this beautiful heritage building with very peaceful, minimalist decor. The staff was wonderful and great to chat with and the food & coffee in the cafe was...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

My mother fractured her foot in Kathmandu before out visit to Bhaktapur. This made stairs and long distances extremely inconvenient for her. We booked the annex rooms (which were away from the main building and dining area) but were pleasantly surprised that we were given rooms in the main building instead to accommodate my mother. It was a free upgrade...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

this was our first stop on our trip around Nepal and it was a fantastic way to start, it set the tone for the rest of our trip. This place has so much character and feeling to it, it is hard to do it justice on here. The staff are very friendly and the little cafe area in reception is...

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Arunodaya P, Owner at Peacock Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Namaste and thank you very much for taking time out to share your feedback staying with us. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we are glad that you enjoyed our old heritage building. It is sometimes difficult with the low ceilings and doorways as this building still retains its old architecture. The cafe...

Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed in October and it was the perfect place to stay. Very close to other attractions, but far enough that it is peaceful. Breakfast is always amazing, and each day they make their own jam. The rooms were basic but great. Low ceilings (as are most places in Bhaktapur) but it offers authenticity of this area. If you need...

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Arunodaya P, Owner at Peacock Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm feedback. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we are glad that you enjoyed breakfast and everything. Yes our rooms are quite basic as they are not large rooms and the ceilings are low. Hence we have just decorated it with just the necessities to make the rooms look bigger....

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This gem of a hotel, with it's wonderful hosts, was the highlight of our Nepal trip. Arun and Indira have done a great job restoring and maintaining this historic building with classy taste. Despite being 800 years old, the hotel is clean and has modern bathrooms. Do watch out near the doors as I have hit my head a couple...

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Arunodaya P, Owner at Peacock Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Neeharika, Namaste and thank you for feedback. It was wonderful to have you and your friends stay with us during one of your friend's birthday. It was a pleasure to be a part of it. We are sorry that you hit your head a couple of times on the low beams. However the building was made in that way...

Georgetown, Canada
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stayed at peacock guest house with my partner in late October with partner. Stayed during Tihar festival which was absolutely amazing. The owners are top notch and readily available to help with any inquiry's we had, helped with bookings, laundry and made our stay super easy. Bikram is a local guide who will help with any souvenirs or people you'd...

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Arunodaya P, Owner at Peacock Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you taking time out to share your experience staying with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us minus the bumps that you had on the low ceilings. Its unfortunate as this is really an old building ( A UNESCO building) dating way back to the 15th century. We have only renovated the interiors...

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Peacock Guest House is in the oldest Square of Bhaktapur, Dattatraya Square which houses the famous Peacock Window. The building is part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience the era of traditional Newari architecture with added basic modern facilities. It also has a Wood Carving Shop where workers carve 100% by hand intricate newari designs on windows/furnitures. And it also has a Bakery where you get Illy Coffee and freshly baked muffins every day. ... more   less 

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Address: Dattatreya Square | Tachupal Tole, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Bhaktapur
Price Range: $38 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Peacock Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for a room at the back for total peace and quietness”
 of 5 bubbles aohol, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“annex building if you want higher ceilings”
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“Ask for a room with view of Bhimsen Temple. But be aware that you'll be woken up by the praying/chanting sound in the early morning.”
 of 5 bubbles pairtattiam, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This guesthouse is highly recommended. Pleasant atmosphere”
 of 5 bubbles rc9120, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“stay at the rooms in main building”
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