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10 Best Hotels in Kathmandu

Hotel Shanker
4 out of 5
Lazimpat, Kathmandu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$122 per night
0.92 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (762 reviews)

"The staff were fantastic, they went out of their way to accommodate our needs."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Hotel Shanker
Hotel Friend's Home
3.5 out of 5
Chhusya Galli, Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$42 per night
1.79 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (361 reviews)

"Excellent location at Thamel. Friendly staff and nice breakfast served. Very good value for money with a decent size room."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Hotel Friend's Home
Hyatt Regency Kathmandu
5 out of 5
Taragaon Boudha, Gpo Box 9609, Kathmandu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$227 per night
3.81 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (351 reviews)

"Didnt like the pillows as they were flat. Despite asking for better pillows, szme thing happened. So, i didn't sleep well for 3 nights. Also, the plumbing"…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov. 2019

Hyatt Regency Kathmandu
Kathmandu Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Manakamana Marg, Naxal, Kathmandu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$190 per night
1.69 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)

"Located in perfect location, only 10 minutes drive from airport. Brand new premises, friendly staffs and clean."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Kathmandu Marriott Hotel
Bunjungle Adventures
2.5 out of 5
Pannchmane 3 Tarkeshwor, Kathmandu, Province No. 3
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8.3 km from city centre
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Hotel Everest Nepal
3 out of 5
Chhusya Galli, Jyatha, Kathmandu, Bagmati
The price is AU$31 per night
1.84 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)

"シャワーの水圧もかなりしっかりしていて、何より24時間お湯が出るのには驚きました。Wifiも今回のネパール滞在中では一番の速度でした。 朝食と清掃にもう少し力を入れると素晴らしいホテルかと。 チェックインしたら部屋に鳩が居ました。恐らくシャワー室の窓の隙間から侵入したかと思われます。スタッフの方々の対応は素晴らしかったです。"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2018

Hotel Everest Nepal
Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu
3 out of 5
Tridevi Marg, KMC- 29, Kathmandu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$125 per night
1.33 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (98 reviews)

"Extremely friendly and helpful staff, good breakfast with lots of choices, including made-to-order items. Rooms are rather small, though that seems to be the norm in Kathmandu (not my first trip there), but very clean and well maintained; a fitness center was a welcome feature, given the practical ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu
Hotel Yak & Yeti
5 out of 5
Durbar Marg, Kathmandu
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$188 per night
1.73 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (219 reviews)

"It is clean, Bed was not good enough. Room had no chair to sit Poor location"…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Hotel Yak & Yeti
Aloft Kathmandu Thamel
4.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$155 per night
1.34 km from city centre
3.3/5 (7 reviews)

"I loved the quality staff service. I was disappointed that the spa/pool were under construction. It was one of the reasons I chose the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov. 2019

Aloft Kathmandu Thamel
Grande Tower 6b apartment
3 out of 5
Dhapasi Tokha, Kathmandu, Bagmati
The price is AU$70 per night
3.12 km from city centre
Grande Tower 6b apartment
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Visiting Kathmandu

History buffs will enjoy exploring Kathmandu, and visitors give high marks for the local tours, shopping, and beautiful gardens. This culturally-rich city also attracts tourists with its temples. Top sights in the city include Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath.

  • There are 405 hotels and other accommodations in Kathmandu
  • The closest major airport is in Kathmandu (KTM-Tribhuvan Intl.) 5.2 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Kathmandu

The city's cultural venues include Narayanhity Palace Museum and Freak Street. Its temples and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, and Budhanilkantha Temple. Shopping is a favorite activity, so consider an excursion to Durbar Marg and Kathmandu Civil Mall.

In Kathmandu, you'll be able to select from 405 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. These are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Dwarika's Hotel - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 3 restaurants, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and helpful staff.
  • Hotel Mulberry - Our customers like the helpful staff and comfortable beds at this hotel. This 4-star hotel in Thamel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool.
  • M Hotel Thamel-Kathmandu - Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Thamel can enjoy access to a winery and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its quiet location and helpful staff.

Dressing for Kathmandu

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 82°F and the nighttime average to be 36°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • July through September averages 85°F during the day and 62°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 82°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • Kathmandu gets about 35.12 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually May and June with an average temperature of 85°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 38°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kathmandu?
Traditional Comfort Boutique Hotel is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free breakfast. It is located a short 10-minute walk from Durbar Marg. Reviews from our site also recommend Gokarna Forest Resort and Hotel Friend’s Home as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kathmandu, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Kathmandu.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Kathmandu?
Based on reviews, Kathmandu Madhuban Guest House is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Avataar Kathmandu Hotel and Hotel Shanker.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Kathmandu?
Hotel Shanker is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and 2 restaurants. Other good options to stay with the children include Metro Eco Hotel and DOM Himalaya Hotel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Freak Street.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Kathmandu?
DOM Himalaya Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 2 bars and a restaurant. Other good options for a romantic stay include Hira Guest House and Metro Eco Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Kathmandu?
Hotel Taishan is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Hotel Heranya and Festoon Hotel.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Kathmandu?
Hotel Yak & Yeti is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Hyatt Regency Kathmandu and Radisson Hotel Kathmandu are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Kathmandu?
Kasthamandap Boutique Hotel is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. The Dwarika’s Hotel and Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & Spa are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best golf hotel in Kathmandu?
Gokarna Forest Resort is a top 5-star resort that has a golf driving range and features free WiFi. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Hotel Nandini and The Dwarika’s Hotel. You can tee off at Royal Nepal Golf Course during your trip.
Where's the best place to stay in Kathmandu to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Kantipur Temple House is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include The Dwarika’s Hotel and Shambaling Boutique Hotel. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath and Budhanilkantha Temple.
What are some accommodations with pools in Kathmandu?
Hotel Shanker is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and 2 restaurants. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Hyatt Regency Kathmandu and Hotel Shambala.

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