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Potala Guest House
Ranked #93 of 207 Hotels in Kathmandu
Reviewed 29 October 2013

The guest house (cheap hotel) is located in an excellent location in Thamel. Windows are thin so it does get a little noisy at times but easily ignored. Rooms facing the courtyard garden are best and have a decent wifi connection. When I stayed in the room facing the road I could barely get a wifi signal. The rooms were clean and free drinking water is available. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I would stay there again.

Room Tip: Try to get a room facing the garden for a nice breeze and wifi connection.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

The guesthouse is perfectly located in the center of Thamel, The staff are really friendly and helpful. For the money you pay this is a great place and i would highly recommended, i will be staying here again when I return.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

My friend & I had a great stay in the hotel. Very friendly staff & we enjoyed our welcome drinks at the lobby. Good locality in the tourist area of Thamel with easy access to shopping & food. The twin room facing the garden was clean & comfortable. However, breakfast was just simple. The corridor (with motorcycles parked) & entrance to the hotel does not portray a true picture of this great hotel. One of the better hotel we stayed in Nepal.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

I love the location of this guest house. The staffs there are friendly and nice. They are provide free drinking water at the lobby. But it is noisy at night and early morning started around 5am. Lack of choices of breakfast and no fan in the room. Overall is still good.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank cloudcode
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

My friends and I stayed at this hotel in August 2013. We absolutely loved it! the hotel staff was so nice and welcoming. The room was cleaned for us everyday so we always had clean towels and a made bed. In the lobby we were always offered tea, which was delicious. Next time I go to Nepal, I'm definitely going to stay at the Potala Guest House!!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

I spent about a week at this place and loved it. The location is awesome and the staff is great and very helpful. It can be a little noisy at night sometimes but mostly it was quiet. We had the rooms facing the garden most times. The restaurant wasn't very great and we preferred eating out.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

Things I loved about the hotel: their mini Zen garden and the warm and friendly hotel staff. Neat and clean hotel rooms at a very reasonable price in center of the city. So very convenient, if all you would want to do is to be on the road whole day and relax in the evenings.

Room Tip: face the Zen garden if u like.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Potala Guest House

Address: J.P Road | Chetrapati, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #93 of 207 Hotels in Kathmandu
Price Range: £14 - £29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Potala Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently located in the center of the Thamel, the tourist hub of Kathmandu , Potala Guest House provides budget rooms with attached bathrooms as well as spacious, comfortable deluxe AC rooms since 1983 AD. The Guest House has a courtyard garden with patio and reflection pool, a newly opened multi cuisine restaurant and renovated deluxe rooms and free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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