Real sense of faded grandeur - but we really loved this hotel. It had bags of character even if the decor was little bit in need of an update. Staff were incredibly helpful, rooms were a good size and very clean. The pool and the Garden at the front of the hotel made a very pleasant place to chill out. We had a really pleasant stay here
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Shanker Hotel Kathmandu