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International Guest House

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Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 December 2013

My family and I had a great experience at the International Guest House. It's very central and we were able to walk everywhere. I really recommend eating the hotel's breakfast! I ate the Miso Soup or the Banana pancakes almost every single day.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2013

This hotel is situated a little way out of all the hustle and bustle of Thamel but that makes it a better place to stay. The building is typically Nepali and the grounds are a very pleasant respite from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. We stayed there for four nights in total but this was split up into two...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Building is charming but has no lift so best not to be on a level above third. Fairly quiet location but barking dogs can be a problem at night. Very pleasant courtyard used for dining and breakfast. Worst porridge in Nepal, milky but with few oats. Rooms are adequate but do not have a fridge or tea/coffee facilites, had two...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 30 October 2013

The International Guest House, in spite of a bland name, combines several virtues. It's just a few minutes walk to the hustle and bustle of Thamel, but is located in a quiet area. Outside, it's anonymous, but step inside, and it has a charming Nepali character, with a lovely indoor garden where breakfast is served. There are some nice touches...

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Victoria Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We recently stayed at this guest house. We are a group of 4 ladies, so we had 2 twin rooms. When you walk into this property it is clean, cool and calm. Reception staff were very efficient and helpful. The decoration and wood carving in reception is lovely. It has an outside court yard, and a delightful garden area with...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Great value, we paid just 50 USD for a room with our own bathroom. Its a little further away from the nice restaurants but only by a 5 minute walk. Recommended for all visiting Kathmandu in the Thamel area. They also provide free pick up from the airport which was most welcome and avoids the usual bun fight for the...

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Nürnberg
Reviewed 6 October 2013

I had the pleasure to stay with my wife in this hotel for a couple of nights before and after a Himalaya-trek in October / November 2012. We had booked this hotel online well in advance - it was recommended to us by other German travellers who had visited Nepal and Kathmandu before. The staff is friendly and helpful, the...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 27 September 2013

The hotel decor gives you a pretty good sense of traditional Nepali architecture.The rooms are decent and have an old world charm. There are several courtyards which provide a great place to hang out, read if you want a day away from the chaos of Thamel. The restaurant although quaint and charming lacks atmosphere. Slightly reminiscent of government guest houses,...

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

My daughter and I stayed here for 5 nights at the end of June and really enjoyed it. The price was right for about $25/night. We had a standard deluxe room which faced the garden, no air conditioning but a fan and screened windows for some fresh air. The hotel is quiet and quite pretty with beautiful woodwork. The staff...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 19 August 2013

International Guest House was a pleasant surprise at the end of our Nepal trip. First off, I think this is the most impressive hotel design I've seen so far at such an accessible price. It has amazing woodwork, the room we had - with TV, air conditioning and a quaint balcony- looked a bit like a museum, and so did...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about International Guest House

Address: Ward No 29 Block 16-57, Kaldhara, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: ₹ 1,702 - ₹ 3,470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — International Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
International Guest House Hotel Kathmandu
International Hotel Kathmandu
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#18 Business Hotel in Kathmandu
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“Higher floor rooms are considered best by the staff, but there are a lot of stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles Camusdarach, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Garden Views are good.”
 of 5 bubbles keithh224, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I stayed on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles judigutmanis, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I stayed on the fourth floor with good views.”
 of 5 bubbles janeo121, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask to see the garden”
 of 5 bubbles 488jeanmarcc, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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