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Shambaling Boutique Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Near the great Boudha Stupa | Boudha, Kathmandu 1001, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Josef M Sommerein, Niederösterreich, Austria
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sommerein, Niederösterreich, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

friendly wonderful cooking a central place quiet atmosphere I visit twice this place in the direction to the airport from the Shambaling Hotel it takes five minutes to the Bodnath stupa, the tibetan heart of Kathmandu

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Carcassonne, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Twelve of us stayed at the Hotel Shambaling last week and found it to be exceptional in its welcome, it's helpful staff and it's attention to detail. The rooms are immaculate, individual and very comfortable. The Manager and his staff were delightful and the food in the restaurant was very good. If you are looking for a luxury hotel with... More

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Sundsvall, Sweden
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not just nice, the staff is wonderful and helpful. You don´t have to worry if you get sick for example, you are not alone! The only objection I may have is that it is expensive in the restaurant. Moreover, I have stayed at Shambaling three times and I promise I will come back!

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Turnhout, België
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the first day we were welcomed in Nepalese style by the (female) hotel manager with white scarf & drink. The personnel is very friendly and gives excellent service. Very nice rooms with good comfort, very quiet environment in nice garden although the hotel is located near the Great Boudha Stoupa (walking distance). Food is very fresh, the cook has... More

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Jigme Phuntsok C, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write your wonderful review. We are all very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and liked our restaurant very much as well. It was our pleasure to have you and the entire group at Shambaling. We look forward to welcoming you at Shambaling in future. Warm regards, Jigme... More

Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had not given my stay arrangements much of a thought when I went to Kathmandu this time. It was for work, pure work, so unlike the other times when I had always combined it with some 'Nepal' time. What I had assumed would just be a place to stay in the crowded Boudha turned out to be something completely... More

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Jigme Phuntsok C, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Aditi G, Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was our pleasure to have you with us last spring. We appreciate your detailed review. We look forward to welcome you at Shambaling in near future. Warm regards, Jigme Phuntsok Chodon / Mrs. General Manager More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This newly renovated hotel is a travellers' delight. It is situated away from the busy Kathmandu streets but only a couple of minutes from the heart of Thamel. The service is excellent with everyone from the cleaning staff to the owner brightening your day with a happy "Namaste". The restaurant staff are very competent and provide lovely fresh meals from... More

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S0nam_Sherpa, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to write your positive feed back. It was our pleasure to have you and your wife at Shambaling. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt at home and relaxed. We look forward to welcome you at Shambaling in future. Warm regards, Jigme Phuntsok Chodon... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

stayed here for 2 nights - a couple in our late 30's with our 4 year old son. The place is beautiful and the staff genuine and friendly without being too pushy or intrusive. Had dinner at the restaurant 2 nights - very very nice. Highly recommend this place for people with young children who want to have a break... More

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Jigme Phuntsok C, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was indeed our pleasure to have your family at Shambaling. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt well taken care of. Thank you very much for the special line on our restaurant, i am glad you and your family enjoyed your dinner at our Lungata restaurant. We look forward to... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Tourism in Nepal is very much a developing industry. A boutique hotel in Kathmandu won't be anything like a boutique hotel in say, Bangkok or Delhi. However, what the Nepalis lack in swagger, they make up for in friendliness and spirit. The Shambaling is a simple hotel run well by friendly attentive staff. I've stayed in the Shambaling hotel three... More

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Jigme Phuntsok C, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was indeed our pleasure to have you back at Shambaling. Thank you very much for taking time to write your feedback. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt at home. We look forward to welcome you at Shambaling in furture. Warm regards, Jigme Phuntsok Chodon / Mrs. General Manager More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This hotel is in a very quiet location. One can walk 10 minutes to visit the big Boudhanath stuppa. The hotel was empty and we were the only guests. They asked if we wanted to dine in and staff stayed to serve us. All the meals and drinks were all good. The staff in resto is very friendly. The restaurant... More

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Jigme Phuntsok C, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to write about your experience at Shambaling. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcome you at Shambaling in future. Warm regards, Jigme Phuntso Chodon / Mrs. General Manager More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Great place, great service, so nice to have western amenities after a week trekking in the Himalayas. - They sent someone to meet me as I wandered the Boudha Stupa on foot. It was so nice because I had bags and trying to find them in a town with no street signs would have proven challenging. - The room was... More

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Jigme Phuntsok C, General Manager at Shambaling Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to write about your experience at Shambling and your positive feedback. The entire team is very happy to know that you enjoyed you stay with us. We look forward to welcome you at Shambaling in near future. Warm regards, Jigme Phuntsok Chodon / Mrs. General Manager More

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Address: Near the great Boudha Stupa | Boudha, Kathmandu 1001, Nepal
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shambaling Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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