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Newa Chen

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Kulimha, Kobahal _ 9, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Newa Chen is very traditional Newari guesthouse. That's what I loved about it! That being said, if you are averse to sleeping on a mattress on the floor, sitting on a low stool or the floor, or taking your shoes off while in your room, Newa Chen may not be for you. Each room is unique and has unique art... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This was my second time staying in Newa Chen, the first was 6 years ago. The house is beautiful, with nicely decorated rooms and a lovely courtyard where birds fly around in the morning during breakfast. Breakfast is different every day, but is always really nice. The family and staff are extremely nice and welcoming. I stayed here a few... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed for two nights in the charming and beautifully restored Newa Chen recently. No need to say that the doors and ceilings are low, we knew that before booking. It's all part of the charm of the experience! Our room was lovely, with wall niches containing small statues and other artefacts, almost like a living museum. The staff and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed here for one night. The staff were pleasant and helpful and staying in an historical building was definitely interesting. It's location is also great. Slightly too expensive I would say and have to call them in advance if out after 9.30.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is with great pleasure that I would recommend to stay in Newa Chen guesthouse, after the amazing few days I spent there last week. Location is perfect in the fantastic old town of Patan, rooms are really beautifully decorated, and hosts are very friendly. Breakfast is perfect... I hope i'll be able to come back soon !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Staff were great. Room was very cosy, bed on floor but comfortable. Bring earplugs for street noise (think that is the entire Kathmandu suggestion). Breakfast was very good. Nice sitting/eating/reading area. Walking distance to everything in Patan. House is 350 years old! Would definitely stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We loved Newa Chen. The staff were helpful and the hotel itself was beautiful. Our room was peaceful and comfortable. The nights were cold and it was lovely to have a hot water bottle brought up to warm us. Breakfast was unusual and good. The hotel was near to the Patan Durbar square. I would warmly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Located in the historic Patan area, this historic building (400 years old) has been converted into a boutique hotel. It is a quiet oasis in the midst of the chaos of Kathmandu, with a courtyard garden. Fantastic breakfast and welcoming hosts. There is no lift but it is only 2 floors. Free (and good) WIFI......and cheap! Recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just 3 minutes walk from Durbar Square, this charming little boutiquei hotel has been carefully an lovingly restored with the help of UNESCO. Lots of charm ands authenticity, pleasant and friendly staff, clean rooms, courtesy fruit and water.. The downside: no restaurant and inevitably very noisy. The good makes up for the bad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Newa Chen, a boutique B&B in Patan, Lalitpur just oozes charm and authenticity. The rooms are not large, but clean and well appointed. Most have attached bathrooms, but I stayed in a cheaper room with a common bath which, as it turned out, I had to myself as the hotel was not full. The staff are friendly and welcoming. A... More 

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