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Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & Spa

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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“stuffed animals”(6 reviews)
“cave restaurant”(4 reviews)
“soft toys”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsstuffed animalscave restaurantsoft toyslighting optionsthe penthousewifi routersteam and saunanon smokingsmoking roomwould definitely stay here againstay somewhere elsewater supplyrooms are quietwifi worked wellmini barspent nights herebed was comfortable
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent stay when we visited. The staff went out of their way to be accommodating. They helped us arrange drivers and guides. We were celebrating our anniversary when we were there and they decorated our room with ballons and flowers. They even...More

Thank springerdave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK you need a sense of humour to stay here. Its a bit weird and bizarre with the cave restaurant and over the top rooms. But it will grow on you, it's not 5 star luxury but perfectly comfortable for Kathmandu, and you are in...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Good location, being able to walk most places. Apparently there is 2 penguin hotels just 2-300 m apart (older/newer one, one without lift). Had for some reason been moved to the other one upon arrival. Stayed at executive room which has good size. Keep in...More

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Response from Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for writing your review. We strive to provide the utmost comfort to our valued guests and we are delighted that you have had a wonderful stay with us, and thank you for noticing the little touches we put in to ease...More

Reviewed June 29, 2018

Team exatraveller was recently in Nepal attending the #HTM2018 and we enjoyed the super amazing hospitality at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & Spa, Thamel, Kathmandu. Though we stayed at Aria Boutique Hotel & Spa too for two nights, but I will rate RPBHS a point...More

Thank exatraveller
Response from Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you very much for a wonderful feedback regarding you recent stay with us. We strive to provide the utmost comfort to our valued guests and we are delighted that you have had a wonderful stay with us, and thank you for noticing...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

A great option, one of the best in the city. The hotel has great service and the staff is friendly and helpful. I would return any day especially for the spa and the breakfast. The staff does go the extra mile to help travelers find...More

1  Thank Alextreker
Response from Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded June 19, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay. We are very glad to see that your overall experience was good with us and you liked our service, food and hard working associates. We are also happy to...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Business Center with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
$55 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$55 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (65)
Dining (21)
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Response from Jeannie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Although we didn’t stay in penthouse suite I believe all the rooms are non smoking. However, if you look at their website it says they do have a smoking room in the hotel for smokers to use.
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Steve T
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Sam H | Reviewed this property |
The hotels are affiliated. Yes rooms look the same. My booking was for Royal Penguin hotel. On arrival asked where the lounge and gym were to be told down the road at sister hotel, we had no time for a visit to other hotel... More
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Room Tips
"Lovely hotel - quite once inside even in the most happening place in Kathmandu"
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"Try to get the upper floors so it is quieter."
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"quieter rooms, amazing bathrooms, incredible food and the best massage therapist service."
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"We were on 3rd floor which was fine"
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