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Hotel Holy Himalaya

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly and helpful staff, free coffee during the day. Good breakfasts, nice rooms. Sometimes a it noisy because of the neighbourhood. Hot water only beteween 6-9 (am and pm). Free wifi. Stores luggage for you if you go away on a trek.

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good location for getting all your camping/trekking gears. There were shops all round the hotel. My room was nice enough. I would probably say the room was a decent 3 star hotel room Breakfast was good.

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Courmayeur, Italy
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are extremely helpful. A barista in the entry area of the Hotel makes the best coffee that I have tasted in Nepal. The hotel is situated in Thamel, the tourist area of Kathmandu so it is in easy walking distance of the shops. The rooms are clean and fairly basic but we really didn't need anything further. Great... More 

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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has two "wings" - one above reception, and one over the road; I stayed over the road. Rooms are an okay size but basic; beds are fairly firm. The biggest problem is noise, street-front rooms get a lot of noise into the early hours of the morning, plus barking dogs at odd hours. Reception staff are friendly. The... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, handy location, good breakfast. The rooms are small if more than 2 people in the room. Hotel staff are good and friendly. Breakfast has a good variety for everyone with hot and cold dishes.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Holy Himalaya is situated near the hustles and hustled of Thamel with a min walk to the main streets. It is a huge hotel that has two separate buildings. It seems to be a popular place for big groups of European trekkers and travelers. I stayed at a rooftop garden suite in the building opposite of its main building.... More 

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Shelly Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are adequate, comfortable and clean. We stayed with a group and found that some rooms were bigger and more comfortable than others. Rooms were air conditioned. The bar and restaurant area was spacious and cool. Drinks were reasonably priced. Breakfast was provided with our deal and was good. The hotel is fairly close to the city centre. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Location is in a side street 10 minutes walk away from the main noisy hub of Thamel. The rooms are OK, but nothing great. There's quite a difference between the standard room and the "deluxe" room, so it's worth going for the better one. Breakfast is pretty good, and the (free) coffee in the dining area is probably the best... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Room 110 was basic. Bathroom small and awkward. Noisy due to barking dogs. 5am the security guards slide open huge metal grates so it can be noisy. Best part of the place is the free espresso coffees made for you in the foyer. Breakfast is limited but fine however breakfast area space is cramped so it's a bit of a... More 

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Dungog
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this hotel prior to a trek to EBC. The hotel has a relaxed atmosphere and is very close to all of the shops and restaurants that make up the centre of Kathmandu. The room we had was adequate and clean and the food in the restaurant was good. This is by no means a... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Holy Himalaya puts its guests right in the heart of Kathmandu's Thamel district, within walking distance to numerous bazaars, cafes and restaurants.Our hotel architecture is a traditional Nepalese Pagoda style with a multi-roof design. The hotel has 56 rooms which includes 43 deluxe rooms, 2 suite rooms and ONLY! 8 Standard and 3 budget rooms are without A/C. Mornings at the hotel start with an optional yoga class, and in the evening, guests can enjoy Nepalese food in the hotel's restaurant or savor a drink at the bar and rooftop terrace with magnificent views over the city and the mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Holy Himalaya

Address: Brahmakumari Marg, Kathmandu 97701, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: £26 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Holy Himalaya 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Avoid street-facing rooms”
 of 5 bubbles wajen, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a deluxe room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles holidays2407, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the Deluxe not the standard - the extra price is worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Timontheroad, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check if you have AC when given room. We found out next day that everyone else had AC. Take earplugs due to barking dogs nearby all night”
 of 5 bubbles 154DD, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor has less sound disturbance”
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