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Potala Guest House

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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“deluxe rooms”(7 reviews)
“free wifi”(7 reviews)
“great shower”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a month in Nepal, two weeks of which were spent trekking. Originally I had booked two nights in Potala prior to leaving the States, and was going to shop around for hostels after those nights, once I got settled in Kathmandu -- but that...More

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Response from potala G, Manager at Potala Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Sincerely thanking you for your kind feedback & overall observation. Your intensive information is very helpful for our new customers.Feedback like your is truly motivating & will be shared with our entire team of Potala Guest house/ Ronald Reagan's cousin. It feels truly rewarded whenever...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Potala Guest House twice before, in 1988 and 1989. The hotel has been modernised quite considerably and looks beautiful and peaceful. It was great to see some old friendly faces there and I was so happy. The location is perfect with...More

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Response from potala G, Manager at Potala Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Sincerely thanking you for your kind feedback & overall observation. We wouldn't be where we are right now, if you wouldn't be there with us. Its a people like you that keep our wheel turning. we once again would like to thank for being with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place ia well locates in the centrw of Thamel. Rooma are big sized but ask for a superior instead of the standard. Staff is nice and attentive, wifi works quite well in reception but the signal does not reach some rooms. Average stay in...More

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Response from potala G, Manager at Potala Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Sincerely thanking you for your kind feedback & overall observation. We always respect our guest views & thank you for bringing wifi signal issues to our attention. we wouldn't be able to find our errors in our service if you wouldn't have brought this message....More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The people make this guesthouse a fantastic place to stay, especially the men who work at Reception. They are all very kind, helpful and friendly. I stayed 4 nights and was always greeted with a warm smile. The women who take care of the rooms...More

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Response from potala G, Manager at Potala Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Sincerely thanking you for your kind feedback & overall observation, it feel's truly rewarded & motivating to receive such a positive feedback on our staff behavior, we believe its a staff's & a people around you, which makes a great difference in any service industry,...More

Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Potala before and after our trek in the himalayas. Staff are always very friendly and incredibly helpful. Stayed in both the luxury and standard accomodation (before and after trek). New luxury area was very nice, lovely bathrooms and very comfy beds. The standard...More

Thank Stuart B
Response from potala G, Manager at Potala Guest HouseResponded May 13, 2018

It feels truly motivativating to receive such a kind & positive feedback, specially when it's about our staff behaviour. We believe our staffs make a great difference to meet our customer satisfactory motive & our hotel goal. Your feedback will be shared with our entire...More

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Bhakti G
December 21, 2017|
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Response from DiBurch2014 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I cannot help you - do you mean three double beds in one room? They have rooms with one very large beds and one big single bed. You perhaps should contact the hotel directly as they will be able to help you I am... More
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tapindras
July 25, 2017|
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Response from potala G | Property representative |
Dear Tapindra Shrestha, Namaste, the price for the room depends on what room do you prefer? standard twin will cost you $39 and Deluxe twin @ $ 55 on BB plan, if you need any further assistant please feel free to contact... More
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RHouglum
June 2, 2015|
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Response from potala G | Property representative |
Namaste from Potala Guest House & thank you for your concern on the calamity that struck Nepal, luckily we all are safe & our hotel is safe & fine, we operated our hotel from the 2nd day of the earthquake.
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"Rooms overlooking the outdoor fish/tortoise pool is nice."
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"Rooms above the lobby are better"
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"Most of the rooms are facing inwards from the road so should be quite, there seems to be no lift so prefer..."
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"Rooms at the back always."
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