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Pilgrims Guest House
Ranked #8 of 438 Kathmandu B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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“completely avoid!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We slept one night and was a terrible experience, without hot shower, the room was disgusting, the black color of the wall I'm speaking about the room was just grime, we paid per couple per night 18 dolars and was expensive, I saw places that look even better for just 8 dolar per couple per night! the location is in the beginning of Thamel but early in the night everything is dark.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

We arrived lately in the evening, but received the bigger room without any problems . It was little bit more costly, but with really enough space for 2 people.
Hot water available in the evening and morning as well (really HOT). Internet worked in the room without major problems. Comfortable beds and sofa. 2 balconies.
Recommended.

Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Krakow, Poland
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We found this to be a pleasant option in the basic hotel category. The garden dining and social area was probably the highlight, though the two different rooms we experienced (before and after trek) were also clean enough and perfectly adequate (three-person rooms). We even had consistent hot water. The staff were friendly. The location is pretty good.
The only catch is that it might take some work to negotiate a decent price for the room and (obviously) for any tours or transport tickets that you might choose to purchase through the hotel. You'll need to bargain. At the end of the day, it's a fairly basic place, so the price should not be too high. The food in the restaurant is nothing special, but it's still worth having breakfast in the garden and hanging out later for a quiet beer.
Overall, we were happy with the Pilgrims Guest House and we would probably come back on any future visit to Nepal.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

It is not over rated at all. It worth to stay there. in Nepal they use solar heating system so the hot water will come in different period. This is not a problem for me.When I arrived Pilgrim guest house I feel it like home. the staffs are smiling and provide good service. I lived in the deluxe room and has a nice balcony and it was really comfortable ,every night had nice sleep. the location are convenient and you can reach to anywhere you want. The breakfast are delicious and tasted and there various options . Happy stay there and I had relaxing journey !

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2014 via mobile

High prices for what you get, showers are not working.
And staff is pushing to write a good review on Tripadvisor.

It was a nice place, but there are better in the neighborhood. I loved it but it's a bit rundown. If you book, ask for no tax otherwise you will pay more then agreed.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2014

I really enjoyed with this hotel,having co-operative , and handy staffs as well as, well hospitality management.Located at the heart of TOURIST Area and beautiful GARDENING.If I would have time in Next season I won't miss out.

Anyway thank a lot for your help.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Everyone was so friendly and accommodating. We got a taste of the local scene and food. The staff made sure all our needs were met, and the management showed as the way of Nepal going through the city and guiding our stay. The rooms were the nicest in the area, with clean linens and towels, nice fluffy down comforters and pillows. we would recommend this hotel to friends and family due to our amazing experience!

  • Stayed February 2014
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Property: Pilgrims Guest House
Address: Thamel, Lekhnath Marg | Kathmandu, Nepal, Kathmandu 19549, Nepal
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Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 438 B&Bs / Inns in Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pilgrims Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pilgrims Guest House is one of the finest guest house in Thamel, Kathmandu. For more than 10 years Pilgrims Guest House has been offering a warm welcome to travellers from all over the world. More than three-quarters of our guests return and many have done so for several years. We are proud that for last 10 years we have made our guest feel like they are staying at home with our warm and friendly hospitality. Pilgrims Guest House is located in the northern part of Thamel. We assure you for the clean, safe and free from traffic noise accommodation. Pilgrims guest house has 26 comfortable neat and clean rooms with facilities offering Standard, Deluxe and Budget rooms .Each of our rooms comes with private bathroom with hot shower and cold shower all the time, LED TV in every rooms of our guest house and providing free Wifi internet services in all the rooms. Our staff is efficient and well trained .They will be ready 24 hrs to provide you the services or assistance you need. The garden is the heart of the guest house. We invite you to join conversations with interesting people and relax with a glass of wine or a local imported beer. We also offer for your pleasure traditional Nepali, Chinese, Continental and Indian Cuisine. Pilgrims is conveniently located and is walking distance to the Royal Palace Museum, Bhagwati Bahal Durbar, the Garden of Dreams, Durbar Square and Basantapur. Or wander through the streets of Thamel to find exquisite teak carvings, hand-hammered Tibetan singing bowls, mountain tea blends, fragrant incense, hand-knitted sweaters, or elaborate Khukari knives. To help make this dream come true, we will even pick you up at the airport. Look for our sign (Pilgrims) just outside the airport exit. ... more   less 
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