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Hira Guest House

next to the Golden Temple, Patan (Lalitpur) 8975 EPC 2977, Nepal (Formerly Nepal Face to Face Resort)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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france
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13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were 2 nights in Hira Guesthouse from 30.October to 1.November The manager is so smiley and so helpful.All the team is very pleasant.We felt immediately a warm welcome.The guesthouse is very clean and is decorated in a wonderful local style.It is very close to Durbar Square. The breakfast on the roofterrace was very nice.The guesthouse is highly to recommend.... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Even if it is above my usual budget I spent a night at Hira Guest House. It's a old Newar house renewed so the feel is really great. The staff is very friendly and helpful (as a backpacker I'm not used to being helped carrying my lugage). Rooftop terrace is wonderful with views to the Golden Temple just a few... More 

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Shanghai, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Comfortable and clean rooms, beautiful roof terrace just next to the Golden Temple. 200 year old building has very low ceilings and beams, a knock on the head is most common for anyone taller than 1.7m. Very good experience, but disappointed with the transportation arrangement as we were informed of price changes only at the very last minute.

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Adelaide, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
74 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

If you are after staying in a historic place full of character and history, this is it. We stayed for 2 nights, our first stop in Nepal. What a start. The staff are all friendly and can't do enough for you. Let them direct you to the good restaurants.Then the room, with low ceilings, rich wood work and history. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is a fine 200-year-old house, with friendly staff, and the rooms are spacious and have been nicely renovated, but after spending close to two weeks in Nepal, looking back this place was definitely overpriced. Breakfast was tasty enough, but a bit poor when considering the overall price. Even with earplugs I found the combination of outside street noise +... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Lovely guest house at a fantastic location. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The ropftop is a wonderful place where you can enjoy tea or drinks in the evenings or your breakfast in the mornings. One can even listen prayers and chanys from the next doot Golden Temple. What a great place. Loved it.

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Hong Kong, China
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21 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

What a great place to stay! This hotel is set in an old style building that has been renovated beautifully. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean and maintained to a high standard. The staff are awesome, Arman and Esther treated us like old friends and looked after us really well. Breakfast was delicious and is served on their beautiful... More 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Really a good place, the location is pretty well, just 2 mins walking to the convenient store and the Durbar Square of Patan . People around this area are not like the business center, you can see local people more than tourism and have more place to relax.( will not be bother by sales ) The service in Hira is... More 

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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Recent reviewers have extolled some virtues of Hira Guest House: charming staff, great location, large rooms, terrace overlooking the Golden Temple, sufficient hot water, social consciousness, historical ambience. The staff in particular deserve mention for their commitment to hospitality, cheerful helpfulness, and resourcefulness. But after six months living in Nepal and being poked by pieces of straw coming through the... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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42 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stayed here for a couple of nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were friendly and helpful and the location is great for walking around Patan. The 200 year old building has been done up brilliantly, retaining lots of character and being comfortable too. Rooms are big, but ceilings are low. Electricity goes off quite a bit in nepal, but... More 

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Address: next to the Golden Temple, Patan (Lalitpur) 8975 EPC 2977, Nepal (Formerly Nepal Face to Face Resort)
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Patan (Lalitpur)
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Number of rooms: 8
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