We stayed here twice whilst travelling with Kathmandu and Bhutan. The first stay was on the 20/21st of May. This time the room was fine with a temperamental AC and bathroom that was adequate. We went and saw the manager with our various problems and he was most helpful and the next time we arrived we were given a lovely room and lovely welcome. However, the hotel needs refurbishing. A great and well used pool.
The Staff were great.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu is a heritage hotel, housed in a 19th-century palace in the heart of Kathmandu city. It was the royal residence of the rulers of Nepal, from 1894 until 1964, when it was converted into a hotel. The facade and traditions were kept intact but the interiors were redesigned to give travelers the kind of comfort they'd expect of a world class hotel. The hotel is characterized by exquisite and authentic objects d'art. For example, the carved windows displayed in the lobby bar are over 200 years old. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Shanker Hotel Kathmandu