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Traditional Homes - SWOTHA

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South East corner of Swotha Square (opposite to Radha Krishna temple). 50 meters away North from Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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  • Location
    5 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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great bed & breakfast located in a restored old Newari residence. The rooms are having a special atmosphere, thanks to the low ceilings, building material used and details considered in refurbishing them. Specifically the roof terrace with a great view and the attached Café Swotha with an offer on excellent food and beverages are making the difference. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I stayed two times in this beautiful old Newari house on my way to and from Bhutan. It was a good decision to choose this hotel for several reasons: it is not fare away from the airport, very close to interesting places like Patan Durbar Square with Nepals best museum but very calm and peaceful. In the middle of vibrant... More 

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This small boutique hotel in Patan is exceptional. It would rate highly in any US city, but is on the cutting edge of high end lodging in Nepal. Located amid the noise and bustle of the old city - a brief walk of about a block to Patan Durbar Square - somehow the noise and frenzy melt away in this... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A wonderful guesthouse with simplistic and elegant design, great food at the connected restaurant. Low ceilings and narrow steps adds to authenticity and charm, but may be troublesome for some. Very helpful staff and atmosphere of serenity , yet right next to Durbar square and the charming streets of Patan

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Grangeville, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This hotel is CLEAN, the staff are friendly, helpful and professional, and the restaurant food is outstanding! The rooms are lovely. If it's cold, request a room with glass in the windows. Those rooms are bright and sunny.The others are a bit dark, but cozy. All rooms are heated and have hot showers. Located very close to the Durbar Square.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This hotel was just such a treat! Everything was perfect, I don't think I have a negative thing to say! The room was beautiful, the location ideal, the staff so friendly (they helped us with every request we had), and the food at the restaurant downstairs was just delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The hotel is located right next to Durbar square, the center of Patan, in a quiet side alley. It is small (only 6 or 7 rooms) but due to that very cosy. The staff was extremely helpful, friendly and organised lots of things for us without charging anything extra. Also the adjacent restaurant serves amazing food. The only two little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Perfect spot, in charming Patan and away from Thamel. Super close to Patan's Durbar Square, which is very scenic mornings and afternoons when filled with the local crowds. Lovely rooms, awesome breakfast and delicious restaurant. Super friendly team who will go the extra mile for you.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We loved Patan. It has so much character and is so peaceful compared with Thamel. It was stunning. This lovely little guesthouse was a perfect place to stay. When we got sick (on our last couple of days in Nepal), the staff were SO kind to us. They brought us homemade vegetable broth and checked in with real concern. Thank... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This boutique hotel located in the heart of Lalitpur. Our room was spacious connected to a private courtyard, which was really nice. The hotel location is close to everything, perfect! The food was amazing, we had dinner at the hotel restaurant, and the food was one of the best food we had in Nepal.

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