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Potala Guest House

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chetraptti, Thamel | P.O. Box 5390, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Ranked #59 of 138 Hotels in Kathmandu
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

- The beds were simple but comfortable. I slept well when I was there. - Free WiFi - Clean, fresh drinking water available on all floors - Free hot tea in the lobby - Friendly staff - Inexpensive (paid 1200 rs / night) - Central location in Thamel (5 min walk to all restaurants, stores, etc) - Locked storage available... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We moved here after a mediocre stay at another place nearby. For the same price, we got a much better room. The fan worked great and was very quiet. The backup generator/solar power during outages was a great perk. The staff are extremely friendly and happy to answer any questions or give tips on what to see and do. The... More

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tasmania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The smiling faces of the front office staff as they welcome me back! Help is freely given when needed. Room is always spotless and the bed and bed linen are superb. I do pay the extra for a deluxe room. It's worth it after 3 weeks trekking. Location is great. Hotel fronts onto Thamel but walk around the back streets... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed in Potala Guest House for 3nights . Its ideally located for the tourists, right in the heart of Thamel area. All shops and restaurants are a minute walk from the hotel. The rooms are neatly maintained with free wifi connections. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. Mr.Punya had helped us as lot when we faced problem with transport.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is a really good hotel for a very reasonable price. We had a lush room, large and comfortable with spotlessly clean bedding. The bathroom was a reasonable size and also spotlessly clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the hotel is in a really good situation in Thamel. I would definitely stay here again. We stayed in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Potala Guest House is one of the good BUDGET HOTEL/ GUEST HOUSE in Kathmandu. It is situated in Thamel....Very good location ...All shops near by..If you love to play casino...Casinos at about 2 kms and you can come and go walking if you love walking. I stayed here with my father and mother...we came here to visit Pashupatinath Mandir and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

One of many disgusting places that you can easily find anywhere in Kathmandu. Dirty lining and mattress smell like someone has vomited on them. Some of the reception guys are nice though. Bathroom was comparatively clean if you look at the room but rather dark.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I am staying in this hotel during last 3 years, every season. Before this one I tried a lot of hotels in Nepal for same budget and cheaper and all of them had typical Nepalease management which you can never rely on. Potala Guest House is different. I like it because of it's reliable and friendly stuff. I never had... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I wasn't quite sure of where I was going to crash for the nights during my stay in Kathmandu and since it was my first ever trip, I had various doubts even though I had read several reviews of the Potala Guest House. However, I took a chance but certainly have no regrets as the place was extremely clean,had a... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This hotel is actually really great, it's location, it's value for money, it's staff, all of them are awesome. The rooms are quite spacious for a budget hotel, the wi-fi connection is okay, the bathroom is clean, the breakfast is great, the free water refill really helps a lot. However, the guests of this hotel is rather on the downside.... More

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Address: Chetraptti, Thamel | P.O. Box 5390, Kathmandu, Nepal
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Potala Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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