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Kulimha, Kobahal _ 9, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Purley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Newa Chen in August 2014 and our stay was just great! The hotel is in a beautiful historical building carefully renovated with the help of Unesco: this obviously means that the ceilings are rather low and there is no double glazing so it can be a little noisy at night, but the whole building is absolutly charming,... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The 350 years old house made us feel like stay at our own home in The Patan Kingdom. The atmosphere is very excellent. Everybody are very friendly and full with service mind. We will stay here whenever we visit Kathmandu Valley.

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San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

This B&B is absolutely charming. As others have said, the doorways are low and some of the staircases are narrow and steep. However, this all adds to the feeling that you are staying in a dwelling built hundreds of years ago - which you are. You do have to sit on the floor which at first seems quaint, but then... More

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New York City, New York
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We spent a few nights at Newa Chen on the tail ends of a trek and loved it. The staff are very accommodating and kind and the hotel is lovely and clean. Breakfast was outstanding every morning and we loved having a quiet retreat in Patan. The hotel is a short walk to Patan's Dubar Square, which we preferred to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Our family loved our stay at Newa Chen. The hotel is a full of charm. We loved our rooms and the architecture of the old traditional house. We also loved Patan and we are so glad we stayed there instead of chaotic Kathmandu. We enjoyed walking through the surrounding streets and seeing the many interesting sights, shops, etc. The hotel... More

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Solo, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

stay 2 nite at patan and newa chen is the best choice. The location very near with durbar square. When I arrived at the evening, they show the room and served welcome drink in the room with some fruit. The bfast is very nice, always change everyday. The architecture was great, I was feel like queen in my penthouse.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Newa Chen was such a wonderful break from the concrete block hotels of Kathmandu! I was traveling for my second time in Nepal after 40 years, trying to show my daughter what it had been like -- this was it! The best of traditional architecture renovated with the comforts of a 4 star hotel. The room we had included a... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Beautiful hotel. Simple living with great and heart of gold staff. Convenient location to the old Kathmandu. A stones throw away to Durbar Square. Quant and lovely courtyard. More than just a hotel. Its home away from home.

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This was a great place in a great location with some of the nicest staff your ever going to meet. Felt part of old Kathmandu staying here. The building is a beautiful old timber frame and has most of the original features still in tact. Lovely little court yard in middle. Short walk to Durbar Sq (2 seconds)

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Princeton, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Wonderful stay (two separate times) at Newa Chen this past February. They staff are some of the nicest, most accommodating people I truly have ever met, not just at a hotel. They were so friendly our entire stay, and made the effort to have a conversation with you. My 6 foot 3 inch boyfriend had a little issue walking around... More

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Address: Kulimha, Kobahal _ 9, Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Patan (Lalitpur)
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Newa Chen Hotel Patan (Lalitpur)
Newa Chen Nepal/Kathmandu Valley - Patan (Lalitpur)

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