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    Nearest transport:
  • Thamel Bus Stop (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)
    Distance to airport:
  • Tribhuvan International Airport (4.6 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Friendly staff", "Garden", "Location is good"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Narayanhity Palace Museum (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
  • Garden of Dreams (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
  • Casino Royale (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)
  • Thamel House Restaurant (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)

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Hotel Shanker

Lazimpat Road, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal (Show on map)

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Features of Hotel Shanker

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • airport transfer
  • babysitting
  • bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • business center
  • car hire
  • coffee shop
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • daily housekeeping
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • family room
  • fax machine
  • gift/souvenir shop
  • grocery deliveries
  • laundry service
  • lockers
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • photocopying
  • poolside bar
  • postal service
  • printer
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • shops
  • smoking area
  • taxi service
  • ticket service
  • tours

Sports and Recreation

  • garden
  • massage
  • outdoor pool
  • spa


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


  • car park

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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Hotel Description
This hotel is a welcome haven from the hustle and bustle of downtown Kathmandu and offers 94...see more This hotel is a welcome haven from the hustle and bustle of downtown Kathmandu and offers 94 elegant and comfortable guest rooms. The hotel was previously a Rana Palace and was converted in 1964 but still retains its most of its authentic Nepalese atmosphere. Each of the 94 guest rooms are tastefully decorated with wall hangings and classic furniture with large arched windows and modern amenities such as a satellite TV and mini bar. The Kailash is a huge ballroom type restaurant that serves local delicacies as well as International favorites set in a beautifully decorated dining room. There is also the Kunti Bar where guests can relax and unwind after a long day in an original Nepalese environment. Whatever the reason for your stay, Hotel Shanker will make your stay a good one.
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Sarah W. Business travelers
United States of America, November 17, 2015
not the palace it used to be, but it's nice.

history, shower and location
was alright. - bed was very uncomfortable. maybe try it out before committing to a room..?. - great hotel. great history. great country.
Joergen K. Couples
Denmark, November 18, 2015
Perfect place to stay

Garden, good, place
We very Much like to stay here, we have now Stayed here 4 times and wil comeback next year.
ruth E. Groups
United Kingdom, November 11, 2015
Hotel shanker

Comfy beds, good breakfast nice bar
The room I was in was very noisy. There was a pump that constantly came off and on during the night so it was not possible to sleep. I went down to reception and told them. They were not surprised and said the pump could be turned off. After two visits by the mantainence man it was still noisy,so I then had to move rooms to a suite room. I then had to move rooms again the following night as they didn't want me in the suite.I know that they are trying to rebuild after the earth quake but do not think the noisy room should be rented out until the work is complete .i think I was given this room as had paid a cheap rate from agoda.
Jamal A. Solo travelers
Saudi Arabia, November 09, 2015
Hotel Shanker

1-Quite. 2- Clean. 3-many flowers in the hotel everywhere
you have to pass through many corridors to reach your room
Karuna P. Solo travelers
Mauritius, October 30, 2015
Amazing stay with a lovely and caring staff

The hotel cleanliness, the lovely and attentive staff and the hotel itself makes u feel at home
I am a returning client. I came last year. N I was touched by the generosity and cleanliness of this hotel that I decided to look no elsewhere. I will again stay in this hotel when I come here next. The breakfast is great with great choice. Even dinner is great. They arrange for pick up facility and u will never be disappointed. A big thank you to the staff and their welcoming smile.
POOLAK S. Business travelers
India, November 23, 2015

Shelinder S. Business travelers
India, September 26, 2015
Good Stay !

Nice enterance, quite place in middle of city and well connected to airport road.
It was a pleasant stay, good room but service is not good, hotel staff is not at all supportive.
TALAL R. Families with young children
Oman, September 21, 2015
best location and beautiful garden

wake up call and food and respect
I really enjoyed my trip in shanker hotel the waiters are soo respectful and the welcome drinks are nice
Jagdish G. Couples
Nepal, September 28, 2015
Home for a week.

-very central location.
Jagdish G. Couples
Nepal, September 28, 2015
Home for a week.

Centrally located, a quite oasis in the bustling city of KTM, very attentive staff
We had a very enjoyable stay at Hotel Shanker. The hotel is centrally located, rooms are spacious and the staff were very attentive. Knowing that my wife and I were having sore throat and cough, probably from KTM's pollution & dust, the breakfast staff made us honey lemon ginger water.

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