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“Very interesting garden hotel”
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Hotel Vajra
Ranked #102 of 207 Hotels in Kathmandu
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Just stayed here for 15 days..very nice garden and very interesting architecture...solar water heaters backed up with electric.. A generator at night if the electric goes out.. Close to Syambhunarth and an easy taxi ride to Thamel...quiet, charming place..has a sauna and a massage person on call...would recommmend it over the hustle and bustle of Thamel...some rooms have balconies..lovely trees and lots of birds..very friendly staff..

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a balcony overlooking the garden..
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Hotel Vajra is the perfect setting for Kathmandu: Historic, friendly, convenient, economical. Not a tourist trap but with many interesting guests from around the world. Great place for pre and post trek.

Room Tip: Upper floor in the new section, but watch out for the pidgeons.
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank foxbrush
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

I agree with other reviews hotel Vajra is a great place to escape from manic traffic in Kathmandu.
It's hard to believe it's within walking distance of Thamel. The hotel gates form a perimeter boundary between peace and quiet V the very busy city. A great location and good hotel.
There is a lovely garden great place for a beer and rest after a visit to the city. The hotel is pleasant Asian style. The restaurant serves great food and the staff are friendly. We have used a number of hotels in Kathmandu and have no hesitation in recommending this one.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Mountains999
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

Kathmandu is simply so noisy and busy nowadays, and Thamel way to busy for my taste - the Vajra hotel located away from the hubub of tourism, yet close enough to walk to main attractions and Thamel is a perfect place for me! I love the quiet serenity as I walk through the gates ... and their own restaurant is ideal, no need to go outside again! The staff are friendly and very helpful too. I also appreciate having the garden area and rooftop, relaxing alternatives to hang out in.

Room Tip: they have different rooms for different budgets, but essentially every room is unique, it really dep...
  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled solo
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3  Thank kira k
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

Beautifully done building, wonderful gardens, spacious rooms, tasty breakfast, walking distance to Thamel. Very good restaurant and very attentive staff. It's an oasis in the crazy Kathmandu. Also the rooms very cool which was most appreciated in the heat.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank clairerrr
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

We stayed for three nights at the beginning of our trip and a further one at the end. Both rooms were very comfortable. The restaurant was extremely good and well priced and all the staff were very helpful. I was particularly impressed that the breakfast bar was open for us at 5.30am so we could eat before our flight home and coffee was available before we set off on our early morning Everest flight.
The garden is so peaceful, a million miles from the bustle of Kathmandu.
We came as part of a trip, so I cannot comment on the value for money of the hotel itself, but certainly the restaurant was very reasonable.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Bridget027
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

We came back disappointed from Tibet and dicovered this wonderful hotel in the middle of a picturesque garden with wooden ornamentations. It was like reaching the paradise. The staff is very welcoming and nice. We felt like kings there. Definetely come back this year!

Room Tip: Close to the tourist attractions!
  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Address: Bijeswari, Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa
Hotel Style:
#37 Spa Hotel in Kathmandu
Price Range: £17 - £52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Vajra 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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