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Gokarna Forest Resort

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   Rajnikunj Gokarna, Kathmandu, Nepal (Formerly Le Meridien )
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best resort in katmandu, rooms and well done, restaurant ambiance is excellent pf food awesome, location of the resort is good. Staff are well trained and helpful. Inside the resort there is a small temple to do prayers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reached Gokarna on the last day of our trip, being located 10 -20 min from thamel. The staff were very friendly and helpful, we actually got the best customer service in Nepal. I would really recommend Gokarna for at least 2 days of your stay in Nepal, as you can do many activities like golf, spa, yoga, horse riding,... More

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Wiarton, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My visit to this beautiful and peaceful oasis just minutes from the airport and the Thamel shopping area was absolutely the highlight of my trip to Nepal. I spent the last couple of nights at this resort and cannot compliment the staff enough. The food was delicious and the decor delightful. The barking deer and monkeys were an added bonus... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Rana lodge of Gokarna Forest Resort for a night and spend weekend there. Room and bathroom both were luxuriously spacious and well decorated. Restuarent was quite good with variety and tasty foods. There was enough places playground for kids. The most wonderful experience was sauna, steam and jacuzzi. More you can see monkeys and deer coming live... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at the hotel. The property is beautifully tucked away in the forest. We checked in by a friendly lady named Lasta. She upgraded us to the club room which was a very spacious gorgeous room. She provided us with a complimentary wifi 24 hour wifi pass. There is only free wifi at the reception and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is the best one comparing with the Nepal capital hotels according to place, view, room size, staff, food and activity. I'm advising people to try the forest tour to see jangle live and monkeys. In this hotel you feel like you are living in a image not real.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is spread out and includes a full 18 hole scenic golf course extending through the gokarna forest. There are 3 restaurants to choose from and provides reasonable variety. The rooms are clean and the back up power is effective. They also have a functional temperature controlled indoor pool. The spa is slightly on the expensive side. The staff are... More

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Falls Church
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were in India for two weeks prior to going to Kathmandu, and getting to the quiet luxury of Gokarna Forest was like being in a different world. We had considered canceling and staying somewhere in Kathmandu closer to the action, but after a couple of minutes that idea was history. You'll get all the city you need via the... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

my first visit to Gokarna Forest Resort was back in 2004 or 2005 for my Musical Concert there, since then i've visited the place often whenever i have the time & opertunity , This Resort has been one of our Family's favorite and best place to go and have a nice short break , Great Hospitality , very Well managed... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The location of this hotel was a nice break from the Kathmandu chaos. They have good services with net & clean room, housekeeping did a great job cleaning my room every day. I'll have to say that the best quality of this hotel was the customer service. Every employee was extremely helpful and very courteous.

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Address: Rajnikunj Gokarna, Kathmandu, Nepal (Formerly Le Meridien )
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Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gokarna Forest Resort 4.5*
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Gokarna Forest Hotel Kathmandu
Kathmandu Le Meridien
Le Meridien Kathmandu

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Gokarna Forest Resort... A tranquil Heaven to quiet Hideaways.Situated within the city limits of Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Gokarna Forest Resort is located inside the serene temperate Gokarna Forest, the former private Royal hunting grounds of the Kings of Nepal. A winding road climbs leads through the forest up to the main complex, comprising a mix of subtly majestic Malla period architecture, Rana period lodges, and sanctuaries harmoniously blending with nature. Further on exotic Forest View cottage rooms are set beside a century old restored Hunter's lodge. A quiet peaceful haven set between ancient towering trees with glimpses of the second fairway in the valley below make the perfect getaway for a few days of golf, relaxation and rejuvenation at the Spa, enchanting forest walks, and time close to nature. SPA & HEALTH CLUB Amongst majestic trees on the edge of a plateau overlooking Gokarna Forest and the grassed valley below, Harmony Spa combines therapeutic care with a natural environment impossible to recreate elsewhere. Included are a variety of rejuvenating courses, emphasizing Ayurvedic treatments within Ayura, a dedicated Ayurvedic treatment area, the Adam & Eve, and Serenity massage rooms. The Health club encompasses Apsara, the Beauty Treatment center, an indoor temperature controlled swimming pool, luxurious changing rooms each with a Sauna, Steam room, and Jacuzzi. The large well equipped gym, the finest in the country, overlooks the forest through large windows. GOLF COURSE Against the backdrop of the snow capped Himalayas, close to the heart of Kathmandu city, South Asia's finest, and one of the world's most spectacular Golf Resort Courses is stunningly set within 470 acres of the hundreds years old Gokarna Forest Reserve. Designed by David Kidd (Gleneagles Golf Developments of Scotland), the 6,715 yard par 72 course boasts the only Bent Grass Greens in South Asia, making it one of the highlights of the professional tour circuits in the region. The serenity and setting are overwhelming. Deer and monkey wander freely, as will the spirits of all who enter. Truly an enchanting sanctuary. ... more   less 
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