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Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 JP Road, Thamel | Chettrapati, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Royal Penguin is the most quirky hotel I've ever been into - and it mostly works. The room, which was on the third floor, was a reasonable size with about 20 different lighting options - some of which were over-the-top. One wall was a giant mirror (not my preference), but the huge stuffed tiger, the crazy menu for extra... More

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Moscow, Russia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing, clean hotel right in the center of the tourist area of Kathmandu. The staff is helpful and friendly. The breakfasts are almost best I've ever had. The spa facilities are clean and new. The room is just amazing - cosy and comfy. This hotel made my stay in Kathmandu really enjoyable! Will stay there again for... More

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Victoria, Thank you for the feedback regarding your recent stay at our Hotel. We are pleased to hear that you liked our hotel property very much and had an enjoyable stay with us during your visit. s one of the leading hotels in Kathmandu, we aim to continuously offer our guests excellent rooms, luxurious facilities with exceptional service. As... More

australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights at the Royal Penguin 2 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Some of the friendliest staff I have come across from the moment you step out of the car and are greeted by a salute by the security personnel to the moment they drop you off at the airport. Everybody goes out of their way to... More

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a review about your stay. As one of the leading hotels in Kathmandu, we aim to continuously offer our guests excellent rooms, luxurious facilities with exceptional service. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay. Thank you for highlighting our location. As you have noticed,our hotel is located at the perfect location of town.... More

Vancouver
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105 reviews 105 reviews
28 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here pre and post trekking and absolutely loved it. Rooms are very clean, spacious, very well lit, cute lil animals provided to make one feel comfortable and very comfortable beds. Service is superb and staff truly go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and make sure you have all the amenities of home. We had the... More

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the most humble feedback regarding your recent stay at our Hotel. We are pleased to hear that you liked our hotel property very much and had an enjoyable stay with us during your visit. To make our guest stay truly memorable we decorated the whole area of our hotel with installations from South Korea, Singapore,... More

Wollongong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From entry to the foyer, you are welcomed warmly by the staff. Stuffed toys are everywhere. The room are quirky with disco style lighting. The beds are very comfortable. The bathroom is clean and roomy. Over the bath shower is ok. Rooms are serviced daily. Breakfast is set. Staff are friendly and like to practice their English. On a side... More

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback and for making our hotel your home away from home. I am especially happy to read that we were able to deliver to you the Royal Penguin service standards that we pride ourselves on. We certainly aim to be one of the best hotels by providing beautiful rooms, luxurious facilities and exquisite... More

Olympia
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210 reviews 210 reviews
30 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first day in Kathmandu and we stumble upon this place with "tripadvisor" signs all over....OK, we will check it out. It turns out that the restaurant was very nice and not expensive. My wife have a simple breakfast at 7 PM and I had chicken satay with french fries. Not fancy but fair and good. Tonight we try the... More

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you tried our restaurant and liked the food very much. It has always been our utmost focus to provide our guests with personalized service that meets high standards of hospitality and it is motivation from discerning guests such as you which encourages us to give our best.... More

England
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel early after a very long journey and the reception staff went out of their way to get our rooms ready as soon as possible which was very much appreciated. We were happy with our rooms but couldn't help thinking that if they got rid of the quirky bits and bobs they would look more modern... More

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lissa, Thank you for your kind feedback and for making our hotel your home away from home. Our team always works hard to come up to our dear guest's expectation so as to satisfy their small details of needs and request.our hotel is very centrally located in the heart of the Kathmandu offers both comfort and convenience making it... More

Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun restaurant (you can order a plush toy to sit with you at the table, or ask the waiter for a particular level of sociability - yes, you read right!) with a very extensive menu. Taste wise its so-so, but the staff make it a fun, relaxing and professional environment. Worth visiting if you're in the area :-)

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your nice review about our restaurant.We're very happy to know that you didn't only enjoy your stay with us, but also really like the food and restaurant in general We have duly noted the positive comments on the hotel staff and they will definitely be delighted to hear all about it. We keep stuffed... More

Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there for 3 nights. Service amazing. Nothing was too much trouble at all. The room had everything in it that you need and was very comfortable. . Breakfast being available all day was a bonus. Location was good. Highly recommended.

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a review about your stay. As one of the leading hotels in Kathmandu, we aim to continuously offer our guests excellent rooms, luxurious facilities with exceptional service. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay. Thank you for loving our food. Our restaurant serves international menu with more than 200 incredibly delicious recipes. We... More

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights on our trip to Nepal. The hotel is a boutique hotel with wonderful service and the staff, especially Sonam, handled all of our needs including booking our mountain view flight. Our children loved the stuffed animals and the additional touches and it makes a great place to take refuge from the chaos... More

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback and for making our hotel your home away from home. I am especially happy to read that we were able to deliver to you the Royal Penguin service standards that we pride ourselves on. It is indeed encouraging to have our efforts recognized by you on TripAdvisor. Thank you for loving our... More

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Address: JP Road, Thamel | Chettrapati, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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