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Gokarna Forest Resort

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   Rajnikunj Gokarna, Kathmandu, Nepal (Formerly Le Meridien )
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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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    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, Karnataka, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This property has good facility for conference & workshops. Staff are very hospitable and co-operative. Large golf ground is attached which is much more exciting. Bar and restaurant looks good. If you are staying for more than 3 days then try food at different locations in Nepal as the food part sometimes looks more repetitive, except for lovely and yummy... More

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Muscat, Oman
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice and beautiful location close to the airport and a way from hustle and bustle of khathmandu city, amazing oasis between greenery mountain, best place for complete peaceful and great relaxation experience, BF was great but no much options for dinner or lunch, WiFi is not available in all areas, staff are very friendly and helpful, overall it's amazing... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Genuinely exciting to be given an enormous wood-floored room with a clean, well-fitted bathroom and spacious grounds. The dining area is a bit pokey and breakfast is actually cramped, but the forest trees in the grounds are lovely. In the evening there are deer, and monkeys are always about. Has the feel of an old British Club, if you know... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very relaxing place to unwind from the manic streets of Kathmandu. The staff are very good and attentive and the rooms are kept clean and are spacious. The main part of the hotel has a good size bar which has discreet, Nepali music several times a week, which adds to the general atmosphere. The main restaurant serves... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked online and reached Gokarna Forest Resort for some time away from daily hustle. Most importantly it was the wife's birthday which needed to be a memorable experience. It was everything we expected including great services and hospitality by Ms Nirmaya and hotel VP Mr Sherpa. We had lovely meals and comfort at the Mt 8848 bar served by... More

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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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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 4 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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Address: Rajnikunj Gokarna, Kathmandu, Nepal (Formerly Le Meridien )
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Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
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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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