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Hotel Friends Home
Ranked #2 of 198 Hotels in Kathmandu
Certificate of Excellence
Los Angeles, California
1 review
“Best Staff and Service”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

This little place is fantastic. I have never received such a helpful reception from a hotel in my life as I did here. They really went out of their way to make my stay pleasant and it seemed genuine. Couldn't have asked for a better spot to rest in Kathmandu, or anywhere for that matter. Cheers!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank T L
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friendshome, Owner at Hotel Friends Home, responded to this review, 14 August 2014
Dear guest
Thank you for taking time to wrote review of Friends home. It was a great pleasure to have you in our property. We very delightful to know that you had nice time in friends home. We will always try our best for our guest. We are learning day by day and trying to improve our services. Our main goal is hospitality for our guest like make them feel it’s a their real friends home in Nepal, we hope you feel like that too. We again and again hope to welcome you in Friends home, Once again thank you for your great review.
Rajendra and team of the Friends home.
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

We stayed here for three nights - the folks at the hotel were extremely welcoming and friendly - our special request for Indian cuisine in breakfast was accommodated - we thank Rajendra, Parmod and all the other folks at friends home for making this a memorable stay - will certainly stay here on next visit!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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friendshome, Owner at Hotel Friends Home, responded to this review, 14 August 2014
Dear guest
Thank you for taking time to wrote review of Friends home. It was a great pleasure to have you in our property. We very delightful to know that you had nice time in friends home. We will always try our best for our guest. We are learning day by day and trying to improve our services. Our main goal is hospitality for our guest like make them feel it’s a their real friends home in Nepal, we hope you feel like that too. We again and again hope to welcome you in Friends home, Once again thank you for your great review.
Rajendra and team of the Friends home.
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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Friends Home is right in the middle of Kathmandu's trendy Thamel district so it's close to everything you'll need to do or eat while your in Nepal's capital. The staff are always happy ,smiling and willing to assist you with anything. We had a couple of early morning starts and they even oped up the kitchen to help us on our way. The rooms were exceptionally clean as well as the hotels public areas.

Not least, the hotel is very safe so no need to worry about "strangers" wandering around the corridors day or night.

I highly recommend Friends Home if coming to Kathmandu.

  • Stayed July 2014
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friendshome, Owner at Hotel Friends Home, responded to this review, 14 August 2014
Dear guest
Thank you for taking time to wrote review of Friends home. It was a great pleasure to have you in our property. We very delightful to know that you had nice time in friends home. We will always try our best for our guest. We are learning day by day and trying to improve our services. Our main goal is hospitality for our guest like make them feel it’s a their real friends home in Nepal, we hope you feel like that too. We again and again hope to welcome you in Friends home, Once again thank you for your great review.
Rajendra and team of the Friends home.
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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

I feel lucky to have found Hotel Friends Home. Just as promised on their website, the hotel is on a quiet side street near the edge of Thamel neighborhood, within walking distance of many city sites yet peaceful. 100% percent of staff are kind and very helpful. The rooms are beyond perfectly clean; the aesthetic is also clean, simple, and cozy with wood furnishings. And the rooftop is the best. I've eaten many meals there, which can be ordered from the hotel restaurant, because the food is better here than even many of the popular restaurants in the area. I'll return next time I come to Kathmandu and highly recommend it.

  • Stayed July 2014
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Thank Kaitlin2S
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friendshome, Owner at Hotel Friends Home, responded to this review, 14 August 2014
Dear guest
Thank you for taking time to wrote review of Friends home. It was a great pleasure to have you in our property. We very delightful to know that you had nice time in friends home. We will always try our best for our guest. We are learning day by day and trying to improve our services. Our main goal is hospitality for our guest like make them feel it’s a their real friends home in Nepal, we hope you feel like that too. We again and again hope to welcome you in Friends home, Once again thank you for your great review.
Rajendra and team of the Friends home.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

We are very pleased with our stay - extremely helpful and kind staff, quiet location while still near attractions, multi-cuisine menu served in cafe or green, rooftop dining area. Will stay here again next visit!

Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Ann L
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friendshome, Owner at Hotel Friends Home, responded to this review, 26 July 2014
Dear Guest
Thank you very much for your great review. It was a pleasure to have you in Friends home. We are very thankful to you that you choose us. We very much delightful to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope to welcome you again and we will always do our best to make our clients stay joyful, peaceful and memorable. We again thank you, from entire group of Friends home for your review.
Rajendra and team of the Friends home.
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Legian, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

This is a very tidy premises inside. The staff and management are very helpful and friendly.
Their is a lot of construction happening in the vacinity so combined with rainy season the roads/view outside were, even for Thamel, shocking. Wear sensible footwear

Room Tip: Ask for non smoking if required. Rooms in back are much quieter.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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friendshome, Owner at Hotel Friends Home, responded to this review, 26 July 2014
Dear Guest
Thank you very much for your great review. It was a pleasure to have you in Friends home. We are very thankful to you that you choose us. We very much delightful to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope to welcome you again and we will always do our best to make our clients stay joyful, peaceful and memorable. We again thank you, from entire group of Friends home for your review.
Rajendra and team of the Friends home.
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Bergamo, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2014

I spent 4 nights with my 2 children 18 and 14 years old. Nice room and very confortable Beds.very clean and all staff always kind and at our disposal for any need. It is right in Thamel Street.
At tour desk we got all information we needed to visit The Beautiful NEPAL!
Emanuela Giacomo and Gianni
Italy

  • Stayed July 2014
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Thank emanuelarizzi
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friendshome, Owner at Hotel Friends Home, responded to this review, 26 July 2014
Dear Guest
Thank you very much for your great review. It was a pleasure to have you in Friends home. We are very thankful to you that you choose us. We very much delightful to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope to welcome you again and we will always do our best to make our clients stay joyful, peaceful and memorable. We again thank you, from entire group of Friends home for your review.
Rajendra and team of the Friends home.
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Property: Hotel Friends Home
Address: G.P.O. Box 25221 | Chhushya Galli, Jyatha Road, Kantipur temple house is next to us., Kathmandu 4600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 198 Hotels in Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Friends Home 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the eastern part of Thamel in Kathmandu, Hotel Friends Home offers genuinely friendly accommodation to all kinds of travelers, with a spirit of newness and constant innovation in its services. From the moment you check in at this family-friendly hotel, the amiable staff will readily receive you with the warmth of Nepalese hospitality and dedicate themselves to make your stay as cozy and comfortable as you want it to be. In short, Hotel Friends Home provides one of the best retreats in central Kathmandu and also caters to all of your travel plans in Nepal including activities like hiking, trekking, sightseeing, rafting, jungle safari, cultural tours, day tours, etc. ... more   less 
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