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Hotel Norbu Linka

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   GPO Box 21288 | Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Ranked #26 of 134 hotels in Kathmandu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Hotel Norbu Linka is clean, has great staff, a good breakfast buffet, and is inexpensive. This was my 3rd visit to Kathmandu, and I once again stayed at the Norbu Linka for more than half of my nights in Kathmandu. My friends and I went to Nepal to trek to Everest Base Camp, and our trekking company arranged for... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Staff were lovely and attentive- nothing was too much trouble. Very friendly. Stayed before and after Everest trek- they stored all our luggage and provided us with a pack breakfast for our 5am flight to take with. If it was in our price bracket, we would have definitely stated longer.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Thank god for this hotel that they were able to accommodate us last minute when our earlier hotel last minute cancel our reservation Nice cosy hotel. Sleep quality is great. Room are cosy. Bathroom can be improved but most importantly clean. This hotel caters mostly for trackers of Mt. Everest. Staff are nice and humble. Food is great at the... More

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HotelNorbulinka, E-Commerce at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Dear Reka, Thank you for writing such a detailed response about your stay on Trip Advisor. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team.Of course, it does not come easy. Customer Service is our focus and the guiding light in all our actions. I have forwarded your review to all those concerned specially to Mr. Sukman Tamang (GM) & all... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I have just came back from a week in Nepal, I stayed at Norbu Linka Hotel for 2 nights and I would like to thank all the hotel staff involved from the Manager to the driver who picked me up. Concerning the location, It is very well located closed to heart of Thamel. However, the location is excellent if you... More

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HotelNorbulinka, E-Commerce at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Dear Viti, Thank you so much for your valuable time to post your comment on TripAdvisor regarding your visit to our hotel. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team and we are glad to know you like our overall service and hospitality. Customer service is our 1st priority and we always work very hard to deliver out of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

I think this hotel has a friendly and helpful staff. I really enjoyed my stay here! I liked the fact that this hotel was not on the main road so I didn't hear the sound of the busy street. They provided a nice warm western breakfast as well nice locally brewed Himalayan coffee. My only complaint is that the internet... More

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HotelNorbulinka, E-Commerce at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Hi Andrew ! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It is really great to know that you like our hotel location, room and breakfast specially locally brewed Himalayan coffee. Thank you for your kind feedback and yes as you said internet speed in Nepal is little slow and tv channel was not clear . We hope that you... More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at norbulinka when I was on Everest expedition, I was amazed by the friendly welcoming staff, convenient and quite location, comfy mattress, clean rooms, 24 hours service and most importantly 24 hour wifi and hot shower, I enjoyed my stay and I look forward for my next visit soon .... Thank you Norbu Linka for the pleasant stay... More

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HotelNorbulinka, E-Commerce at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Hi Sherpaspeed ! We are pleased to receive your nice review and your satisfaction with our services. Thank you for writing such a detailed response about your stay on Trip Advisor. I have forwarded your review to all those concerned and they all are proud to hear about your review. Kind Regards, Hotel Norbu Linka Team Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal More

Florence, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed here several nights, before and after our mountain trek. We had several meals including breakfast and dinner. Everyone in the hotel was very service friendly. It is located just a two minute walk from the center of the Thamel area. The showers were hot, the rooms had air condition, the beer was cold and the wifi worked. What... More

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HotelNorbulinka, E-Commerce at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Hello Sam, Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comment on TripAdvisor regarding your visit to our hotel. We really feel validated when customers return to our Hotel and it is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to write about it. Your comments will be shared with our... More

Florence, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Buffet breakfast was great! Food in restaurant very good. Ate many meals there. Rooms were clean and comfortable.Always hot water. Staff was extremely helpful. Best location in Thamel. Located in the heart of Thamel in a quiet area which is unusual in Kathmandu. Our group used their services for local tours and then a trek out of Pokhara and they... More

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HotelNorbulinka, E-Commerce at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Hello Bill, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It is really great to know that our team have rendered a great hospitality to you.We are very glad that you had a really pleasant stay with us and we are very grateful to receive your feedback that overall we were being able to meet your expectation. Thanks for choosing... More

Izegem, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed in Norbu Linka for 4 nights in total The hotel is very clean and based within 2 minutes of central Thamel. We The beds are incredibly comfortable (not hard like many of the places we stayed in) and really nice showers too (always important). There is The hotel staff were very friendly and help full. The food was... More

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HotelNorbulinka, E-Commerce at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Hi Roeland & Vera ! Thank you very much for taking your valuable time to post your comment on TripAdvisor regarding your visit to our hotel. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team and we are glad to know you like our overall service and hospitality. Customer service is our 1st priority and we always work very hard to... More

Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Great hotel! Rooms are clean and comfortable. Always hot water in shower. Great accomodation. There is not much noise in the morning outside but at the same time it is situated right in the centre of Thamel.

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HotelNorbulinka, E-Commerce at Hotel Norbu Linka, responded to this review

Dear Liza, We are pleased to receive your nice review and your satisfaction with our services. Thank you for writing such a detailed response about your stay on Trip Advisor. I have forwarded your review to all those concerned and they all are proud to hear about your review. Once again, thank you for your feedback, photo and recommending our... More

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Address: GPO Box 21288 | Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Norbu Linka 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kathmandu
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Situated in central Thamel, Hotel Norbulinka features a mix of modern décor and traditional carvings and artworks. It offers rooms with a private bathroom an on-site restaurant and a free airport pick-up service.Room are air-conditioned and feature a wardrobe and cable TV. A private bathroom includes a shower and free toiletries.Hotel Norbulinka is 3 km from both Central Bus Park Gongabu and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu is 6 km from the hotel.Guests have access to free Wi-Fi in the hotel’s common areas. A safety deposit box is available at the 24-hour reception. A currency exchange and tour desk is conveniently located at the hotel, which also provides laundry and dry cleaning services at an extra cost.Restaurant serves a variety of cuisines including Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian. Jasmine Bar offers a wide selection of drinks. ... more   less 
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