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Hotel Shambala
Ranked #22 of 193 Hotels in Kathmandu
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“Wonderful Experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

Our stay at Hotel Shambala was superb.Overall, the staff was very accommodating, resourceful and friendly. The view from our room was very nice and the spa services were exceptional. The dining options were also very nice and affordable.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Jean K
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Tseten T, Manager at Hotel Shambala, responded to this review, 30 January 2014
Thanks Jean, for that wonderful review. Do come again.
-Tseten
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014

I had the most relaxing stay at this hotel. Everything is new and modern with tibetan decor. my room had a great view of kathmandu and the roof top with the infinity pool had even more breathtaking view of the valley. would love to go back one summer so i can enjoy the pool. Service was good.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tseten T, Manager at Hotel Shambala, responded to this review, 30 January 2014
Hi Kelly,
Thanks for your great review. I agree not the best time for a swim but at least the views are spectacular!
-Tseten
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

New hotel, so everything seems so fresh and clean. We got a promotional deal, which was a plus. It was too cold to swim but the view from the pool on roof was amazing. They didn't have tibetan food on the menu which was odd, but the steak was delicious. The hotel also has a spa and I got to try the sauna which refreshing after a day out in dusty Kathmandu!

Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Tseten T, Manager at Hotel Shambala, responded to this review, 30 January 2014
HI Fari K,
Thanks for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed the spa. Glad you enjoyed the steak and we are working on a Tibetan menu. Hopefully the next time you visit it will be ready.
-Tseten
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

I have been a frequent traveller to Kathmandu for business purposes and I must say that this is by far the best experience I have had so far. It is indeed the most unique and one of a kind boutique hotel where "modern meets traditional tibetan style". What I loved most about this hotel is the excellent view of kathmandu city, while you relax at the infinity pool. Apart from this, the service was great and I couldn't have asked for more. I highly recommend this hotel. It's a must stay!!!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Tseten T, Manager at Hotel Shambala, responded to this review, 30 January 2014
Hi John,
We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Next time you visit feel free to book directly through our website. Also next time, please feel free to ask about about conference room and other business facilities we can offer.
Until next time,
-Tseten
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Property: Hotel Shambala
Address: Bansbari Road | Near Narayan Gopal Chowk, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu 44606, 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 Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 193 Hotels in Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Shambala 4*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Shambala is a contemporary Tibetan themed boutique hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal that offers unparalleled comfort and luxury with the best of Tibetan and Nepalese hospitality. Each of the rooms have been beautifully designed and luxuriously furnished to make each stay a comfortable one. All rooms come equipped with en-suite bathrooms with complimentary herbal toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioners, in-room safe, free Wi-Fi, LED TV with cable channels and tea/coffee making facilitiesThe in house restaurant, Erma cafe offers a range of Continental and Asian cuisines prepared by our experienced chefs. The cafe offers both indoor and outdoor dining options by the garden and waterfall bar. For light snacks and beverages in an exclusive environment, guests are welcome to enjoy the serene ambiance of the roof top lounge- Cloud 9. Signature cocktails and alcoholic beverages are available through the bar.Health and wellness facilities include a beautiful roof-top swimming pool and a full spa offering range of body therapy sessions, massages and facials. Conference facilities and other business services are also available upon request. ... more   less 
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