The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks

The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks

Kathmandu is the main gateway to Nepal’s numerous wonders and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. When there comes a time that you need to find a comfortable respite during your vacation to this part of the world, look no further because below are the best hostels and hotels in Kathmandu to suit your fancy.

Now, it helps to note that traveling to Nepal is quite cheap so you will find that even the most luxurious places can have such reasonable prices — so, you’re in for quite a treat!

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Best Hotels in Kathmandu

» Best Budget Hotels in Kathmandu «

The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Shangri-La Boutique Hotel
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This hostel may be in the heart of Thamel but it is still conveniently tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city! It’s a great way to relax after a long tiring day in the city and it has all the amenities you’ll need.

What to love: The prime location
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $10~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Trekkers’ Home
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Also smacked in the center of Thamel, Trekkers’ Home makes for a comfortable accommodation for those who have a low budget. The rooms here total to 40 with choices of single, double, triple and family suites.

What to love: The prime location
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $10~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Hotel Happy Home
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This is an extremely good for value hotel for the price given that it’s not only well-located but also well-furnished too! All rooms have air conditioning, FREE Wifi and basic complimentary items.

What to love: The prime location
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $17~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Hotel Mums Home
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This is a simple yet elegant hotel with a spacious garden and terrace; plus, the UNESCO site of Kathmandu’s Durbar Square is just 1.5km away so it makes for a great base in the city. (Rooms are also modern with air conditioning).

What to love: The prime location
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $20~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
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This has got to be the best budget hotel in Kathmandu! Location and price aside, the whole of the property is decorated in modern furnishings and the rooms even provide mountain views.

What to love: The prime location and modern-style of the hotel
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $25~
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» Best Mid-Range Hotels in Kathmandu «

The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Oasis Kathmandu Hotel
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This is a new bed and breakfast that has a great barbecue and sun terrace, apart from the quaint restaurant that offers an array of cuisines. All rooms even have access to the common balcony so that’s an added plus!

What to love: The sun terrace
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $35~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Kantipur Temple House
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I loved staying in this hotel as it offers a quiet oasis near bustling Thamel! If you’re looking to be in an accommodation that exudes a luxurious Nepalese charm, then you should be staying here! (The rooftop garden is also great for city views).

What to love: An eco-friendly hotel
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $50~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu
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This is a new hotel with rooms that offer great views over the Kathmandu cityscape. The staff offers 5-star service, and you’ll be assured of great food in the in house restaurant and bar.

What to love: The prime location
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $75~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Dalai-La Boutique Hotel
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Much like Kantipur Temple House, this is a beautiful traditional heritage hotel in Kathmandu that has quality services and amenities. Guests will particularly love the spacious rooms, terrace and courtyard.

What to love: The restaurant courtyard
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $80~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Traditional Comfort
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This may be another traditionally-styled hotel but it has all the amenities and extras that a modern hotel could have. Comfortable yet splashed with lux, this is truly one of the best hotels in Kathmandu.

What to love: The mix of traditional and modern styles
Closest landmark: Garden of Dreams
Price starts from: $90~
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» Best Luxury Hotels in Kathmandu «

The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu-Soaltee
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Spread over 12 acres of charming gardens, this hotel has a great outdoor pool, restaurant (offering international cuisines), and barbecue area. It’s clad in elegant decor that perfectly exudes luxury Nepalese elements.

What to love: The outdoor gardens
Closest landmark: Kathmandu Durbar Square
Price starts from: $100~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Hotel Yak & Yeti
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This is a beautiful heritage hotel palace that is surrounded by antique fountains and landscaped gardens. You will definitely feel like royalty by checking in here! (The property also features a casino, an outdoor pool and 2 tennis courts).

What to love: It’s a heritage palace hotel
Closest landmark: Thamel
Price starts from: $120~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Hyatt Regency Kathmandu
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Much like how Hyatt hotels go, this Kathmandu hotel offers luxurious indulgences through its modern rooms, picturesque gardens, massage center, outdoor pool and well-appointed amenities.

What to love: Its modern amenities
Closest landmark: UNESCO Boudhanath Stupa
Price starts from: $130~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ Gokarna Forest Resort
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Situated inside the serene Gokarna Protected Forest, this is a great respite in the outskirts of Kathmandu city. It offers extra amenities such as an 18-hole golf course, a spa, a health club as well as 4 dining options.

What to love: Location and resort features
Closest landmark: Boudhanath Stupa
Price starts from: $150~
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The Best Hotels in Kathmandu, Nepal: Cheap to Luxury Picks
+ The Dwarika’s Hotel
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Featuring an extensive collection of artefacts from the 13th century, Dwarika’s Hotel is modelled after the palaces of Newar Kings — so it’s no wonder that it won the PATA Heritage Award. (It features an impressive outdoor pool and 4 dining options).

What to love: The luxurious amenities
Closest landmark: Pashupatinath
Price starts from: $200~
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Hotels in Kathmandu

I hope this article helped save you the time and effort when looking for the best places to stay in Kathmandu.

Enjoy!

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  • What other hotels or hostels in Kathmandu can you recommend??
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7 comments

  1. I cannot make up my mind on which luxurious hotel and room I would like to stay at if I ever had the chance. I would love to venture into the mountains and hike along some of their beautiful waterfalls.

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    1. You're sure to have lots of choices then for that ;) but then yeah, choosing may be tough — but the top 5 above will not disappoint you!

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  2. This is an amazing blog Ms. Aileen. They’re always insightful and full of valuable content. I haven't started traveling not even last summer, and I’m not sure how it took this long… but I recently found your blog, and I’m loving the content. This list of hotels located in Kathmandu, Nepal will be several more travel related blogs to mull over. It makes feel like I was on a tour and that I was there. The photo itself explained a lot. It's mesmerizing. I can imagine myself lying on their nice beds inside that well organized room. The ambiance is perfect. Wishin' to be there and witness it's picture perfect hotels.

    Thanks again!

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  3. I think that Kantipur Temple House would be a place I would enjoy staying. Either that or Gokarna Forest Resort because I LOVE the forrest!
    All of them look rather nice for different reasons!

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    1. My same sentiments too! :D

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  4. The Kantipur Temple House looks just my style! The architecture is so beautiful and unique. I would love to sit in the rooftop garden at the end of a busy day and just take in the city!

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    1. Indeed, I loved my stay here a lot!

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