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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two weeks in room D and found it was great. Gas heating so always have a hot shower. Great quality room for the price and significantly better than other hotels of similar price. Location is great right in thamel but is quiet as its back from the street Good food try the fish or baked cheese. Downsides:... More 

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Torquay, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I found this cafe down an alley way and it was an oasis in the hubble and bubble of Nepalese New Years Eve. The service was excellent and the food was as good as any I've ever r had. I had a salad and roast duck breast and fresh bread with dipping olive oil with basil and garlic. I also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

On a trip 3 years ago we ate here twice and I realised they had accomodation as well so when I went to Nepal recently I booked at Cafe Mitra. Fantastic little oasis in the middle of all the mayhem in Thamel. Kunal is a great host and his staff are really friendly and helpful especially Doll Bahl - great... More 

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Kunal L, Owner at Cafe Mitra, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous praise. We are a small establishment; and we all try to address the needs of our guests when-what-ever required. The dogs are an integral part of us. Being within Thamel, our guests quickly learn to navigate streets-with-no names or sign boards! We look forward to seeing you again in Nepal. More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is the perfect place for anyone travelling to Kathmandu for the first, or even second time. The host is a lovely gentleman who is very helpful. The food, is great, and the staff are really sweet. There are some dogs at the Cafe, which are the residents, and they are super friendly and easy to get to know. Cafe... More 

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1 Thank sorayaputra
Kunal L, Owner at Cafe Mitra, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed staying us. The "quakes" lent an extra dimension to your visit to Kathmandu. Thank you for taking all the "quakes" in your stride. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Good place to stay for a few days. Very engaged service and friendly staff. Rooms we had was small and simple. For the location even quiet but had a bit european charme or style with a well kept patio. Prices are therefore maybe on the higher side compared to Kathmandu B+B places

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Kunal L, Owner at Cafe Mitra, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed staying us. Keep travelling and, one day, we might see you again in Nepal. More 

Buda, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

When my girlfriend and I came to Kathmandu for 2 weeks, we only booked a place for the first few nights with the idea being we would visit various places and see what things were actually like, not what they look like online (as anyone traveling these days can attest, the gap between the virtual presence and the actual experience... More 

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Lotusmoon, Owner at Cafe Mitra, responded to this review

I am so glad that both of you enjoyed staying at Café Mitra whilst in Kathmandu. It was a pleasure to have you with us. I shall also share your review with my staff members. They also need to know their contribution was a crucial component of your positive experience.I guess you are both still travelling. And cracking the cryptic... More 

Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Right in the midst of the incessant commotion of the bustling tourist hub of Thamel lies a lovely little courtyard. Tucked away inside this island of tranquility is a splendid restaurant with wonderful rooms to spend the night. A delectable sleep on a soft pristine bed in this little oasis is enhanced by the doting attention of cosmopolitan Kunal, who... More 

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Lotusmoon, Owner at Cafe Mitra, responded to this review

We are so happy that you both enjoyed staying with us. Thank you for your glowing and encouraging words; they mean a lot to us. We look forward to seeing you again. Café Mitra Rooms Team, and the Dogs More 

Bremen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Dear Readers, coming from a quiet hometown in Germany and arriving in Kathmandu can be sometimes shocking:) Then it is good that you have found a place were you can retreat from the buzzle and were you find yourself comfortable. Café Mitra was just such a place with outmost attentive and friendly people as well as very good food and... More 

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Lotusmoon, Owner at Cafe Mitra, responded to this review

Dear Lina Thank you so much for writing to us; and I appreciate your TripAdvisor review as well. We all at Café Mitra enjoyed having you stay with us. It gives us more inspiration to do an even better job at welcoming and looking after our guests. The issue of non-working sockets could be due to the fact that when... More 

Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Where to start? On a previous visit to Nepal I'd eaten at Café Mitra and it was probably one of the best dinners I've had in Nepal. I was pretty excited to discover they now have rooms too and I wasn't let down. I stayed close to 2 weeks with my mother and she stayed on for another week. Located... More 

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Thank KashiiiD
Lotusmoon, Owner at Cafe Mitra, responded to this review

Dear Kashi It was a great pleasure to have your Mother and you stay with us. I am so happy to hear both of you enjoyed Café Mitra's hospitality, services and facilities. It was also fun going on walks on the hidden lanes and old settlements within the heart of Kathmandu's old quarters. We look forward to your return visit!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I just arrived from two week stay in Nepal. I booked a room in cafe mitra only for one night on the first day, but after the incredible service I decided to stay another night before my trip to Pokhara. After my trip to Pokhara I decided to come back to Cafe Mitra and spend the the rest of my... More 

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Lotusmoon, Owner at Cafe Mitra, responded to this review

We all at Café Mitra enjoyed having you stay with us. It gives us more inspiration to do an even better job at welcoming and looking after our guests. The issue of non-working sockets could be due to the fact that when there was no mainline electricity, we have battery back up lights but not the charging sockets! Keep in... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in a quiet landscaped garden in the middle of the vibrant madness of Thamel, Kathmandu's tourist epicentre, Cafe Mitra has confidently assumed the mantle of one of Nepal's most innovative restaurants along with 4 clean and quiet guest rooms with en suite bathrooms with plenty of hot & cold water, ample garden and terrace space. The rooms are a clever combination of colourful Asia anchored by the sophistication of Europe. The cafe, headed by the owner educated in hotel management in Switzerland, and the kitchen and its team trained by a local chef trained in London & New York. Renowned for blending the best of East with the best of West, the cafe is popular with local and foreign residents, as well as with visitors in search of a cuisine which is excitingly foreign yet not too exotic. Cafe Mitra is an unexpected oasis which the modern day discerning travellers have appreciated greatly. And we hope they will continue to do. We are only minutes away from the historical treasures of Kathmandu, such as the Kathmandu Durbar where Kumari, the Living Goddess, resides. You can walk to it via the bustling local market place known as Ason Tole. Swoyambhunath Stupa, aka Monkey Temple, is an easy 30 mins' walk away. The Garden of Dreams is just around the corner, and the Narayanhiti Palace museum, the former residence of the Kings of Nepal, is another easy 10 mins walk away. At first glance, Thamel can seem chaotic, and it is, no doubt. However, the fact that this small centre in the heart of Kathmandu has all the amenities to ensure that visitors can are never far from services they require, such as travel and trekking agencies; supermarkets just in case you forgot to bring your toothbrush, or your anti-allergy pills, or your down jacket! It is easy to get your money out from ATMs; shop for souvenirs; and send them home via air cargo. So, buy your ticket, hop into the aeroplane, and allow us to introduce you to Nepal and its unique hospitality and charms! BREAKING NEWS! We are in the midst of adding 4 more guest rooms, by January 2015, taking the total count of rooms to 8. We look forward to hosting travellers from around the World! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cafe Mitra

Address: 250/13 Thamel Marg | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $70 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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