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Kathmandu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super romantic and beautiful little retreat. Amazing detail in every corner. Everything has been thought of and so much care into every little piece of the place. We went for my boyfriends birthday and the owners even brought out a surprise cake with a candle. It was super sweet. And amazing yoga studio!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chandra Ban is not only a fantastic eco-resort - beautiful gardens, comfortable rooms, fabulous food, lovely hosts (and Tsering the St. Bernard, ever-friendly and loveable guardian of the place); not just an oasis of tranquillity away from the dust and chaos of Kathmandu: Chandra Ban made us feel instantly at home. We were at Chandra Ban only for a short,...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stay, great views, extremely professionally done homes. Everything was a treat, cozy and easy. A great place for a family or groups of friends looking for an easy escape from Kathmandu. We plan on coming again!

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Again, Chandra Ban supplied a haven of calm away from the madness of Kathmandu. Nestled in amongst the foothills, on the edge of the valley, the resort provides all a weary traveller needs to recoup and re-energise between busy days and travels around the area, Camilla and Luca's lovely home was a welcome sight after many hours of bone rattling...

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kathmandu
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Chandra Ban Eco Resort is a lovely weekend getaway, just on the edge of the valley. Its just 20 mins taxi from Thamel/ Lazimpat making it easy to get to. The views are beautiful and the air is clean. The staff are friendly and nice, and the food and amenities are all great. We had nice hot baths and fires...

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had such a wonderful time at Chandra Ban: it really is quite a paradise-y place, with a beautiful big terraced garden, a log fire, balconies, huge high-ceilinged rooms and even a yoga studio! (And hot water on demand, which is not to be underestimated in hotels in Nepal!) We arrived in the afternoon to be greeted by the most...

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Omsk, Russia
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Everyone is very welcoming here, including the two dogs (one of which is a highly charismatic St Bernard). Some good walks available nearby, although you don't really want to leave the grounds: the pretty garden winds up the hill, and in the evening there was a wood fire by a shelf full of books. The cooking is highly recommended so...

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Beautiful lodge, great food and lovely hosts. We felt very at home. Great getaway from Kathmandu as is only a short drive north of the city. Good walking options in the park and yoga on the weekends. Would recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We just loved this retreat. A perfect getaway from Kathmandu, situation in the mountains where you can launch off to hikes in the national park. First day we did a short hike, the second day we hiked up to the nunnery and got to observe the prayer time. Food at the retreat was wholesome and tasty. Topped off with a...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had the most perfect possible stay at Chandra Ban Retreat. We are both university professors and went there to mark our exams and write a book. We stayed for nine nights, and it was GLORIOUS in so many ways. The room and facilities were outstanding, with luxurious touches such as Italian fireplaces, eco-rubber mattresses, and a high tech water...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chandra Ban is a beautiful retreat located on the edge of the Shivapuri National Park on the northern rim of the Kathmandu valley, just 35 minutes from Kathmandu city centre. It is a luxury lodge with rooms decorated in Himalayan style, each with their own terrace area overlooking the Valley of Kathmandu. Fresh air, natural vegetation and tranquility is offered along with delicious home-cooked meals for the residents. It is an ideal getaway from the noisy, polluted city in the peace and quiet of the countryside but close enough to visit the historic sites of the Valley. It is an ideal location for yoga and meditation retreats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chandra Ban Retreat

Address: Ward 6, 4-Kha Chapali V.D.C, Budhanilkantha | Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal (Formerly Chandra Ban Eco-Resort)
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: ₹ 4,323 - ₹ 6,878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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