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Hotel Shanker

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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
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Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu is a heritage hotel, housed in a 19th-century palace in the heart of Kathmandu city. It was the royal residence of the rulers of Nepal, from 1894 until 1964, when it was converted into a hotel. The facade and traditions were kept intact but the interiors were redesigned to give travelers the kind of comfort they'd expect of a world class hotel. The hotel is characterized by exquisite and authentic objects d'art. For example, the carved windows displayed in the lobby bar are over 200 years old.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Simply amazing staying at the palace-like hotel in the downtown of Kathmandu city. Staffs are all well-accommodating and customer service oriented. It is highly recommended hotel for those who wish to visit the beauty of Nepal.
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Response from PS_1_PS, executive manager at Hotel Shanker
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Erwin P, Greetings from Nepal ! Thank you for your gift of feedback. We are glad to hear that you had an amazing stay at our property. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Happy Travels !
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Staff are friendly and the location is close to many tourist spots. The ambience is regal, being an old time palace. Most cabbies know the hotel. Room service is also excellent - food good and prices are reasonable.
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Response from PS_1_PS, executive manager at Hotel Shanker
Responded 6 days ago
Dear YuenWohV, Namaste ! Thank you for taking the time to review your stay experience at Hotel Shanker. We are exceptionally delighted to receive your feedback and to learn that you had a wonderful stay with us. We truly appreciate your compliments towards our associates and the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back for another wonderful stay in the not too distant future! Best, Prina Shrestha Executive Manager
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The charm of staying in a once-upon-a-time palace allures one and the hotel has maintained its aristocratic intricaies on the inside and showcases its majestic structure at night by well-positioned lighting. Rooms are comfortable but care must be taken not to leave windows
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Response from Spri967, Executive Manager at Hotel Shanker
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to review our property. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our location, our majestic structure and our spacious restaurant. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future !!
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Kathmandu is exciting, different and chaotic!.. Hotel Shanker is a sanctuary within all the chaos. In a quiet and beautiful setting you will be saluted when you enter, and well attended by all the staff during your stay. A wonderful breakfast buffet, tranquil garden and
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Response from Spri967, Executive Manager at Hotel Shanker
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Happy Guests, Thank you for your recent visit at Hotel Shanker, Nepal and for sharing your experience with other travellers. Our endeavour is to provide excellent food with warm and efficient service and I am happy that we were able to live up to our promise of service excellence and make your visit a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back once again.
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Beautiful hotel that was once a palace. The lobby is stunning. The Staff was superb, our room was nice, great breakfast with many selections (European, Indian and Nepalese) and wonderful pool area and garden - a tranquil area to escape from a dusty, noisy but wonderful city.
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Response from Spri967, executive manager at Hotel Shanker
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Happy Guest, Thank You for your gift of feedback. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our services by our superb team. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future.
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Chambre luxueuse et confortable, comme à la maison! Service aux chambres rapide, abordable et d
View of the Annapurna Range from Punhill Guest House in Pokhara
Bedroom with wonderful original features
Clean bathroom
We stayed on May 27th. We had airport pick up and drop off, it was included in the cost. Our room was a Deluxe Suite (720) it was big and had windows but no view of anything. Also the air con was smelly and obviously needed cleaning. We had a massage and were taken to a regular hotel room on the lower floor, I assumed this meant the spa was being renovated.
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Hi, The renovations are complete. The bathrooms are of various kind with bath tub, only shower also available you may put your request upon check in.
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Its just 10 Min walking !
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Not that I am aware of.
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"Try to avoid rooms on internediate floors as the staircases are steep, especially if your luggage is heavy."
"Very difficult to advise. Won't advise stay here. Good hotels are available nearby."
"Check out the size of the toilets. They are very small and the knobs dont work"
"Ask for a high floor room."
"7th floor rooms seem to have slightly bigger windows"
$76 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
shanker hotel kathmandu
NepalCentral RegionBagmati ZoneKathmandu ValleyKathmandu
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