Excellent service at the hotel. Overall very friendly staff.
The travel desk was very responsive, and was able to very quickly suggest and organize trips for us. The room service actually went out of their way to accommodate us, and were very friendly.
Extremely fast check in and check out - even though we were checking in early and checking out late.
Breakfast spread was good - not as lavish as some of the other places, but good nonetheless.
Stayed in the room with the mountain view, and the little wait to get one was worth it to wake up to lush green mountains every morning.
Rooms were comfortable, decent loos, etc etc.
Wifi is not free - and is available for 1 hr (abt $10), 6hrs (abt $18) , 24 hrs and 6 days i think. it is easily accessible through the browser on your system. Each purchase is available for only one system.
Visit the casino with very low expectations, and don't expect it to be in line with other casinos you might have visited in other countries, and you'll be fine. Lots of slot machines. There are a few tables of blackjack, mini flush, roulette, etc. Did not see any poker tables. Lots of people around to take your order, but did not find any one to explain the game or point to available tables etc. Its a good place to kill a few hours, that's it.
We tried al Fresco which is in the hotel grounds, and the place was very nice - just right for a quiet dinner for two, but expensive (Dinner for 2 without alcohol = NPR 5000). Again, overall very friendly staff.
even though the hotel is off a busy street, you don't hear the noise within the grounds. the sight seeing places are not really close (except for shambhunath?) but it didn't really impact our plans.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience the natural beauty of Nepal and strive for business success at the pioneering 5-star Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee hotel.The preferred hotel for heads of states visiting Kathmandu, our 12 acres of landscaped grounds echo the mountainous beauty of the Kathmandu Valley, with vibrant gardens surrounding our open veranda. You can stroll the grounds in peace and absorb the mountain view that surrounds Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee, then drop into Rodi Bar for a celebratory drink.Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee is in peaceful Tahachal, 4 km from the palaces and temples of Durbar Square in the city centre. You're 6km from Pashupatinath Temple and 3km to Swayambhunath Stupa shrine. Tribhuvan International Airport is 8 km away.You can host stylish banquets, conventions and conferences in one of 7 elegant meeting rooms with space for 20-1,200 people. Gaze up at the mountains while you float in the pool or wind down with one of our rejuvenating therapies. You'll find Italian food at Al Fresco, Chinese at China Garden and Awadhi cuisine at our speciality Indian restaurant, Kakori and all day dining option at Garden Terrace.Ask Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee's Concierge to arrange hiking trips into the mountains and villages of Kathmandu Valley that will open up Himalayan panoramas or give you an insight into Nepali culture. When you return from your inspiring adventure, sink into your bedroom's inviting luxury sheets. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Kathmandu
- Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu