Very good 7.8
Based on 12 reviews

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About Hotel Himalaya Yoga

Description

Nestled in the heart of Thamel, Hotel Himalaya Yoga is an ideal spot from which to discover Kathmandu. Only seven kilometers away, this 1-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. General requirements like banks, ATMs, restaurants, and supermarkets are reachable in less than a minute. Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Hotel Himalaya Yoga is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. On the top floor of the hotel, Himalayan Buddhist Meditation Center is located to offer daily meditation and Buddhist teaching classes by Buddhist monks. The hotel runs daily yoga classes, Tai Chi, and Reiki to broaden the Buddhist learning. Hotel Himalaya Yoga is home to 22 rooms, all tastefully furnished to provide comforts such as satellite/cable TV, gift shops, a Buddhist library, vegetarian restaurant, and Internet access. Hotel Himalaya Yoga is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Kathmandu.
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Features

Internet

  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Transportation

  • taxi service
  • car hire
  • shuttle service
  • bicycle rental

Food & beverage

  • 24-hour room service
  • room service
  • restaurant(s)

Pets

  • pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • daily housekeeping
  • laundry service

Guest services

  • ticket service
  • luggage storage
  • babysitting
  • newspapers
  • tours
  • concierge

On-site facilities

  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • garden
  • shops
  • smoking area

Health and security

  • 24-hour front desk
  • safety deposit boxes

Business & money services

  • meeting facilities
  • business center
  • ATM

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
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Policies

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-3 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 4-8 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 8 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 8 USD
Check-In From: 10:00 AM
Check-Out Until: 1:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 0.5 Km
Distance to Airport: 7.00 Km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Floors: 4
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 22
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 25
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2012
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Recent customer comments

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Very good



  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.2
  • Facilities 8.8
  • Location 9.2
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.5
  • Service 7.5
  • Value for Money 7.8
  • Food/Dining 6.0

Leonie M.
Canada
June 03, 2016
Location, staff, breakfast
If it weren't for the dirty sheets and towels I'd say this hotel is very good. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast was pretty decent but there's no excuse for towels that didn't look like they had been washed. However, I'm into my second week in Nepal I'm beginning to notice the same in other hotels and after having had my laundry come back smelling anything but fresh I'm beginning to wonder about the washing methods. It doesn't appear that much detergent is used and certainly no bleach. Not good for a hotel if the towels "were" white. The free yoga was a noce touch even if we didn't take advantage of it. All in all it was good for a short stay.

bernadette Z.
Australia
May 18, 2016
Great budget hotel
A great budget hotel, very friendly staff, great location free yoga

Viola L.
Canada
April 25, 2016
Hidden Gem -- cozy friendly guesthouse in Thamel!
I stayed at Hotel Himalaya Yoga in Thamel, Kathmandu for more than a week. Initially, I only booked for 2 nights. I came here because of a positive review from a Kathmandu Guide book. I extended my stay after the first 2 nights. I've been staying in this hotel for a week already. Will stay for a few more days before I head to India. These are the good things about this hotel: 1) the hotel staff is very friendly and accommodating. I had back problem. After my first night, I requested a better mattress. The hotel gladly gave me an almost new mattress. I was grateful. 2) WIFI is just important for downloading useful apps for traveling, like maps. Also great for booking air tickets and hotels, finding out tourist attractions etc. Their WIFI speed is 3 Mbits (most hotels are less than 1.5 Mbits in Thamel. I tested a few of them including restaurants). 3) Power outage in Nepal (locally, they call it "loading shedding) is common. No power means no electricity and no water (they need electricity to pump the water). At Hotel Himalaya Yoga, I never need to worry about the loading shedding schedule. I was able to take hot showers whenever I want. I could always charge up my phone and ipad anytime. I was free at this hotel! By the way, I stayed at two other places before coming to Hotel Himalaya Yoga. So I had experienced how inconvenient it was without hot water (or simply just water to flush the toilet) and electricity to charge devices). 4) Free yoga classes in the morning. 5) Great FREE big breakfast in the morning. I was shocked to receive the huge breakfast on my first morning. When I asked for an omelette, the chef honored my request agreeably! 6) The hotel keeps the toilet and common areas clean. 7) The hotel is very central, next to the Hot Breads Bakery (they have 50% on their bread after 9:30pm daily). And it is right across a big supermarket which has everything you need if you forget to bring something from your home country. Laundry serv

thanes S.
Malaysia
March 15, 2016
center of thamel and weekends is awesome
excellent location for nightlife the breakfast is nice. the staffs are super kind

olivia E.
United States
April 06, 2015
A peaceful Mecca
incredibly friendly workers, fantastic yoga and perfect location
My stay at hotel Himalaya Yoga was fantastic. From the moment we arrived, the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. In the mornings, we attended yoga classes for free that were taught by a wonderfully warm teacher. Also, the staff gave us excellent advice about trekking and helped us every step of the way. The day we were leaving, all the busses to Besishar were booked and the staff called all the bus companies to ensure a safe and successful trip to our next location. I would definitely come back to stay at Hotel Himalaya Yoga when I'm back in Kathmandu!

Alexa G.
United States
April 05, 2015
FREE YOGA, Lovely staff, Perfect location
1. Free yoga classes with a gem instructor. He is very knowledgeable and his classes are fun and relaxing. 2. Staff is very friendly, helpful, and accommodating. 3. Perfect location, walk everywhere.
I stayed 5 nights and am so happy I did. Comfortable bed, hot showers (when no power outage) and tasty food. Great value for you money! It is peaceful, not a social backpacker hostel. I would recommend to anyone who enjoys yoga and wants to stay in Kathmandu a few nights.

Lindsey S.
United States
May 12, 2013
Great for yogis
Location, free yoga, budget
This place is perfect for people wanting a quiet vibe - loved it!

eileen W.
United States
January 01, 2013
small hotel with small amenities
liked the prayer flags and prayer wheel
flea bag hotel, no hot water, cold room and little electricity.

Evelyn T.
Singapore
December 20, 2012
Good Service but poor facilities
Good Location and free yoga in the morning
I would say that the location of Hotel Himalaya Yoga is really good (lies in the heart of Thamel shopping area) though it was initially hard to find due to the many signboards along the streets and it being known by the locals as Himalaya Yoga Meditation Centre instead. It was nice of them to serve us tea upon arrival too However, the bad experience kicked in when we wanted to have a bath/use the toilet...the water that flowed out of the tap was murky yellow which was gross, the toilet flushing system was faulty, I had a minor electric shock when I touched the shower tap (something wrong with the heater perhaps)..and one has to wait for at least 15mins for the water to heat up before you can bath...Due to all these problems, we actually asked for a change of room, the staff was very kind and told us that he would allow us to stay in a bigger room that was more expensive for free.. However, we were astonished when we saw the bedsheet in the bigger and "better" room wet..there was water leaking from the top of the room and the room actually gave us a creepy vibe..like a haunted castle with all the superb old wooden furniture, ancient looking toilet door (like a dungeon door)..so we decided to go back to our previous room despite the faulty toilet system..Well, it was an interesting experience though but I must say, the service was good.

Tse F.
Hong Kong
November 28, 2012
Simple life, friendly staffs, good wifi connection
Located at the heart of thamel
Lovely place when u wanna experience simple life with traditional color of Nepal, this is good choice, price economic, helpful staffs, good wifi connection! Simple but beautiful decoration of this guest house!


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