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Hotel Encounter Nepal

Agoda.comUS$ 25*
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#22 of 198 Hotels in Kathmandu
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Went Nepal for trekking the 1st time and was recommended by our guide to stay here after the trek. What a great recommendation. Its just a stone throw into Thamel district and close to Maori Momo store which serve one of the best Momos around! (Sorry the store name is in native nepalese language. Turn right on the main street...

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7Thank xKumbyx
Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

We love this hotel because of every thing perfect room ,value ,location,service,and food.If you havé any problème talk pramod hé give you immédiat option and made you happy thank you pramod and all tram see you next years .!!

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6Thank Kathrea
EncounterNepal, E-Commerce at Hotel Encounter Nepal, responded to this review

Hi Kathrea ! We are pleased to receive praise and acknowledgment of such a positive nature. It is truly rewarding when a guest recognizes our team’s efforts and takes the time to write about it. We are glad to know you like our perfect room ,value ,location,service,and food. Also, I have forwarded your review to all our hotel team, specially...

Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

Good place to stay, bar, good food & lovely garden. Pramod is the boss and we organized a treck till thorong pass Annapurna range which was pretty awesome. The guide Amrit was really good and took care of me in the mountains when I got sick with the altitude. He is interesting and knows perfectly his work! Highly recommend this...

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6Thank Loeiz T
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Hotel encounter Nepal is my second home.when I came to hotel encounter Nepal the staff are friendly and helpful specially the person from receptionist and also all the housekeeping staff.the rooms were very clean. also the person in the travel desk Mr Lama he was very helpful always chatting with all the guest arrived in the hotel in a very...

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EncounterNepal, E-Commerce at Hotel Encounter Nepal, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte, We are very glad to hear your review during your stay with us and thank you so much for rating us on Trip Advisor. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team. We are pleased to know that you liked our hotel, room, location and hotel facilities, specially homely environment. I have forwarded your review to all those...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2014

I just came back from a full month in Nepal. While in Kathmandu, I stayed at the HEN on 3 separate occasions, for a couple of nights each time. Given the nature of my visit to Nepal (volunteering and trekking), the HEN team offered the homebase I needed in-between activities, and the flexibility to come and go pretty much as...

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5Thank Olivier C
EncounterNepal, E-Commerce at Hotel Encounter Nepal, responded to this review

Hello Olivier, Sounds great ! HEN team are glad to see your review regarding your stay with us. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team we feel validated when customers return to our hotel.Of course, it does not come easy. Customer Service is our focus and the guiding light in all our actions.We are pleased to know that you...

Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Attentive and helpful, friendly staff, wonderful atmosphere, large clean rooms and just outside Thamel. My friend (who has never been outside her home country) stayed here for a couple of nights on our way to Bhutan, and then again on our way back to Japan. In the bustle of the Thamel area, hotel encounter was a little oasis of quiet...

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8Thank Mandy N
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2014

My partner and I stayed at Hotel Encounter for 7 nights in March. We found all staff to be very welcoming ,friendly and very helpful in all aspects and literally bent over backwards to ensure or stay was the best.I Also great view of katmandu and the mountains from our room on the 3rd floor.Only a 2 minute walk to...

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EncounterNepal, E-Commerce at Hotel Encounter Nepal, responded to this review

Dear Jenny ! Thank you for writing such a detailed response about your stay on Trip Advisor. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team.Of course, it does not come easy. Customer Service is our focus and the guiding light in all our actions. We are very glad that you like our hotel,quiet location,room, mountain view and overall our helpful...

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I found Hotel Encounter to be very friendly and welcoming. The staff were polite, efficient and courteous. The courtyard area was great for chilling. Food excellent. There is an agency on the hotel grounds which organised a guide, bus tickets and TIMS for trekking. This was also an excellent service. I have no hesitation in recommending Hotel Encounter. Should I...

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EncounterNepal, E-Commerce at Hotel Encounter Nepal, responded to this review

Dear Tim ! We are very glad to hear your review during your stay with us and thank you so much for rating us on Trip Advisor. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team. We are pleased to know that you liked our room, location and hotel facilities, specially travel arrangement. I have forwarded your review to all those...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I stayed in Encounter for 3 nights along with 2 other hotels in Thamel. In comparison, I found the staff the friendliest, they went out of their way to make me feel comfortable and welcome, particularly Mr Lama. Although basic, the rooms were clean and comfortable and as a solo traveller I always felt safe. It is a bit noisy...

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EncounterNepal, E-Commerce at Hotel Encounter Nepal, responded to this review

Dear Coralh ! We are very glad to hear your review during your stay with us and thank you so much for rating us on Trip Advisor. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team. I have forwarded your review to all those concerned specially Mr. Lama and they all are so proud to hear about your review. Thank you...

Hangzhou, China
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I have stayed in hotel encounter which was far away from the crazy street and the noisy place but near by the Thames.we were really impressed by the service they provided to us specially the little smiley girl in the reception.the staff in the restaurant are very cool.also all the staff including housekeeping they are very good ,clean room,and i...

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EncounterNepal, E-Commerce at Hotel Encounter Nepal, responded to this review

Dear Huangdi ! Thank you so much for sharing your photos with us. We are very glad to hear your review during your stay with us and thank you so much for rating us on Trip Advisor. Your words are extremely encouraging for our team. We are pleased to know that you liked our room, food, location, 24 hours security...

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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Encounter Nepal is a Nepalese character hotel on the northern edge of Thamel just 4 minutes walk away from the lively Thamel Centre, 15 minutes from Tribhuvan International Airport, and 30 minutes from the major world heritage sites. Would you like to have travel information? Our travel consultant at travel office will help you after your arrival next to the reception. No problem! It does not cost you any money and use public transport to get around from there! You will find the taxi or rikshaw stop which will take you to the city tour only 50 meters from the hotel. Major restaurants, bars and pubs of the city are only a 4-minute walk away. The hotel offers 36 different characters rooms all well equipped with a range of facilities and you can choose your room from 7 rooms with balcony with valley view, 16 rooms are garden facing on your preference. Hotel Encounter Nepal also offers a restaurant, renovated in 2009, with bar and sunny area, FREE WiFi, computers, 24 hour security, free high-speed internet and free parking in front of the hotel. 25 rooms offers AC, 24 hours of electric back up although there there is 14 hours of power cut in Kathmandu. Construction Date 1991, Renovation Date 2010. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Encounter Nepal

Address: Samakhusi Marg | Thamel, Galkopakha, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: ₹ 1,555 - ₹ 2,463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Encounter Nepal 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Encounter Hotel Kathmandu
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Kathmandu
#10 Business Hotel in Kathmandu
#12 Romantic Hotel in Kathmandu
#12 Family Hotel in Kathmandu
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“Choose rooms in first floor and deluxe rooms rather than standard”
Amritha03, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Their main building has nicer rooms than the old one, but obviously it's a little more expensive”
482celines, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony!”
shellywL3072MO, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“number 3 and 4 rooms at all floors hv balcony.”
ankurg788, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms with a mountain view”
charob828, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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