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Gokarna Forest Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Rajnikunj Gokarna, Kathmandu, Nepal (Formerly Le Meridien )
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    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gokarna is a serene getaway nestled in a beautifully wooded setting near the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Very nice accommodations. The rooms were spacious with nice amenities (a lockable safe, mini-fridge, microwave and good storage space). They were clean and comfortable and offered a nice, cool respite at the end of a long day of activity. We didn't take... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there with my family for three night . The stay was good . They have good services with net & clean room. One lack for this resort is no space for driver although with good parking. Rest everything's is good there . ...........,,,,,,,,,,,,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hotel was a nice break from the Kathmandu chaos. My room was a bit dark and just standard. 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. I wish I could remember... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service and large space at this hotel resort, pegged to a forest with deers and funny monkeys. Very large rooms, reasonnable rates, plus a golf for those who like that. Only thing preventing a 5 note is the food. Breakfast buffet is nice but lunch and dinner options lacked variety and subtlety to get a 5.

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Jodhpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed our holiday at GoKarna. The staff was one of the best I have ever encountered making everyday a wonderful experience. The rooms were well appointed and comfortable. The grounds lovely. Our only disappointment was the restaurants were not the same standard. The Indian and Nepali food was quite good the European selection and preparation not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for one night in June 2014. We had booked 4 rooms. Reached late in the evening. The bell boy left our luggage outside of the rooms and went. Rooms having central air conditioning were noisy and the other rooms had too many problems to start naming. One of our rooms was spectacular with a brand new air... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More than the rooms, I loved the ambiance at which this resort is located. Its completely away from Kathmandu's hush bush and a slightly longer drive towards this resort. The problem the staff seem to have is that they may not able to manage the umpteen number of people that the resort receives. The resort was conducting a New years... More

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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 star — Gokarna Forest Resort 4*
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Gokarna Forest Hotel Kathmandu
Kathmandu Le Meridien
Le Meridien Kathmandu

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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Kathmandu #5 Spa Hotel in Kathmandu #5 Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu #8 Family Hotel in Kathmandu #10 Business Hotel in Kathmandu #12 Romantic Hotel in 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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