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Hotel Shanker

Lazimpat Road, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

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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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K S. Groups
India, February 10, 2016
My experience at Shanker Hotel

The rooms, food and facilities
I stayed at Hotel Shanker for 19 nights and to be frank I completely enjoyed my stay. The breakfast and other food were super, the rooms were very clean and the location of the Hotel was excellent. The entire ambiance inside the hotel was a perfect mix of old and modern design. Though there was no life/elevator directly from the ground floor, it compensated with decent stairways. The staff were efficient and friendly. I would definitely recommend it to any one travelling to Nepal.One thing, the quality of water supply to the bathrooms could improve a lot.
Ash G. Couples
Nepal, February 12, 2016
Best hotel very much well hospitality for the

Warm welcome nice food friendly staff very helpful and delicious food
Absolutely great feeling like a home
pawan K. Business travelers
Nepal, January 29, 2016
Nice hotel

Gud good Gud too gif location all is excellent
Very comfortable
THAMIZHCHELVAN R. Business travelers
Malaysia, January 21, 2016

Rooms are well maintain n house keeping doing good job n thanks reception fast respond.
Very comfortable stay n will stay again n please maintain cleanness of rooms and To upgrade TV channel reception.
Premprasad T. Solo travelers
United Kingdom, January 18, 2016
beautiful hotel, nice rooms and friendly staff.

Location, Rooms and Staff
It was a very pleasant stay. Very convenient to go out and around King's Way and Thamel.
goh W. Couples
Singapore, January 18, 2016
Worth for me to book for one more day immediately

Food, service, cleanliness
goh W. Business travelers
Singapore, January 18, 2016
A good memory we had

Staff service during the breakfast time, room service and choice of the breakfast
Ibrahim S. Solo travelers
Maldives, January 06, 2016
One of the best hotels I have been to

Friendly staff, comfort, location
Had a fabulous stay in katmandu thanks to Hotel Shankar. Totally surpassed my expectations despite having read good reviews of the place. Will always consider going back.
Hiroko N. Families with older children
Japan, December 30, 2015
Very good!

Breakfast, staff, room
Very good! Recommend especially w/breakfast and transportation
Melissa S. Solo travelers
Australia, December 31, 2015
Shanker Hotel December 2015

I picked up a special deal on Agoda.
Can't cater for diverse diets, eg: soy milk, gluten free etc, and they're comfortable charging you full price for a cappuccino after you've bought the milk for the beverage. Menu is limited. For longer stays, it becomes tedious trying to source fresh food. It's a 15 minute walk to Thamel. Taxi drivers waiting at front of hotel double or triple real costs of travel, and imply that white travellers have an obligation to pay more.

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