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“Excellent hotel with freindly and helpful staff.”

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Nirvana Garden Hotel
Ranked #117 of 207 Hotels in Kathmandu
Reviewed 13 April 2011

I visit Nepal on a regular basis and when I am in Kathmandu I always stay at Nirvana Garden Hotel. A friend recommended the hotel to me. I would say the hotel has everything - great atmosphere, freindly staff, very clean, rooms are great, great food. the location of the hotel is perfect. there are many shops within walking distance which was a great bonus for me as i love to shop. The staff make you feel very welcome. Great value for money. This hotel suits everyone - couples/ families/ friends etc etc..

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 April 2011

Stayed at Nirvana garden for a week. It is an oasis close to Thamel. Staff are very helpful. I also liked the breakfast at Nirvana. A great way to start your day. It is very close to the shops and restaurents. The free wifi is also great. It saves you the hassle of going to a cyber cafe.

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2011

I've been to Kathmandu several times and I always stay at the Nirvana Garden Hotel. Thamel is a great tourist area in the city with shopping and restaurants. Nirvana Garden is an oasis and reprieve from the chaos of the city. I value being able to walk down that little side street and escape into beautiful gardens and peace. I enjoy walking to the upper balcony and viewing the city from a lofty perch. The staff at Nirvana try so hard to please and i appreciate everyone from the managers to the servers and cleaning staff.

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  • Stayed: April 2011
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Reviewed 11 April 2011

I am a frequent traveler to Kathmandu, and this hotel is my favorite and regular place. The hotel offers its own airport pickup free, by which we can avoid any hustle with taxi drivers. The circumstance is quiet, and the staff gives useful appropriate information. In Kathmandu, we have electric power only for 4 hours a day, but, Nirvana has its own generator which creates enough power for minimum room light and internet facility.
I do not recommend its Sansala restaurant. Its food is poor and expensive. There are many good restaurants a block far.

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  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 10 April 2011

Ideally located in Thamel, Kathmandu's touristic hub, but just a very short walk from the main street and you're at the hotel, leaving behind the noisyness. The receptionists at the front desk are super friendly and help you with anything to make your stay memorable. The mini suite room was ultra spacious, very clean, with a nice balcony overlooking the beautiful garden. The beds are comfortable, with soft mattresses. (Since there were a few complaints about the beds, I was told they now have softer mattresses.) A wonderful stay; have no problems recommending the hotel. Namaste!

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 January 2010

Great location but the construction site next door makes it very noisy and dusty. Rock hard beds, smelly bathrooms and sporadic hotwater (if any). But the worst part is the light fingered staff. After we went out for a few hours shopping we came back to clean rooms but all my kids pockets had been cleaned out as well. Not a nice feeling. Verbal and written complaints went unanswered. Warning posted in about hotel not taking responsibility for loses incurred in room and not alot was taken, but still felt violated.

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 31 March 2009

With very few guests in town we were given a room, on the top floor, with floor length windows on two sides. The carpeted room was huge, but not all rooms were this size. The hotel sits at the end of a short alley, next door to the Tibetan Guest House in Chetrapati. This is in Thamel, which is very busy, and over-run with huge motorbikes, but near every conceivable travel agent who can arrange a trek, raft trip, jungle safari or bike ride.

During power outages (16 hours a day) there was electricity for lights in the bedroom but none in the bathroom. They provided candles for the bathroom. There was hot water twenty four hours a day. Take a torch anyway if you're going to Nepal. Rooms had TV's but they only worked during full power hours.

Food from the restaurant was pretty good, reasonably priced, and they would gladly trek up four flights of stairs to deliver to the veranda on the fourth floor. You can order breakfast the night before and it's delivered right on time the next morning.

The manager Bijay and his staff were very helpful and accomodating. They went out of their way to help us with any problem including ironing out problems with a non-English speaking driver we had arranged to take us to Chitwan National Park. They were also willing to work with us on the price of the room. Keep in mind that most hotels in Nepal are offering substantial discounts because business is very slow. If you book online you will not receive any discounts.

Overall, a very good experience.

  • Stayed: March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Address: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #117 of 207 Hotels in Kathmandu
Price Range: £27 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Nirvana Garden Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nirvana Garden-Hotel is located in a tranquil oasis right in the heart of Thamel: Kathmandu's hub of touristic area, within walking distance of the Royal Palace Museum, the shopping and business district and areas of touristic interest. One step away from the hustle and bustle of Thamel, guests can enjoy the serene comfort of an expansive and lush landscaped garden replete with a rocky waterfall and a profusion of flowers, trees and birds. The hotel is unique, starting from its prime location, a spacious parking area, the ambiance and decor of the lobby and rooms to the Nepalese architecture of the hotel structure. The service is friendly but efficient and polite but personal, catering to all the needs of a discerning guest. The hotel aims to provide international standard accommodation and service with a touch of warm Nepalese hospitality at very affordable prices. ... more   less 
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