using internet, help was there,
accommodating me to 1st floor where I don't have to get fourth floor, for older person
breakfast food was great, inside hotel, sorry was not able to taste dinner
wish there is more info on bus ride to Mt Everest
overall my stay was just right, enough staff to give help when I needed
I had a great stay. The room was clean and the showers had hot water. I was traveling with 2 friends and they provided us with a room with 3 separate beds. We celebrated Holi after we checked out. When we came back soaked and filled with colors they let us go to our already clean room to shower for free. So nice! That way we could travel home comfortably. I'd recommend this place! Very affordable. In a corner street in Thamel, so away from all the craziness!
Kathmandu as many travelers know is not the cleanest or quietest city. The dwarika though is an oasis in the midst of the grime.
Top notch service, comfortable beds and an aesthetic all it's own. It was just what I needed after 3 weeks of trekking. I would really suggest the upgrade to one of their suites.
We really enjoyed our stay at the Shanker. It was elegant and very clean, if not ultra-modern. Over 100 years old, the suite we stayed in was large, comfortable, and had two good TVs and a safe. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The grounds were beautiful--an oasis amid the very poor city streets and neighborhoods of Kathmandu. We looked forward to returning to the hotel every day! An excellent bargain if you're heading to Nepal.
Bruce from Dubai
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I loved everything about the Royal Penguin. The location is right in the heart of things and that does mean there is some noise from the street but pick a room on the upper floors and it won't bother you.
The rooms are very comfortable, western style beds (that means thick mattresses!) All spotlessly clean. The staff go out of their way to help and the experience of being a guest is first class.
It's worth using their excellent pick up service from the airport as we found other taxi services to be unreliable and use very poor vehicles.
All in all a first class experience.
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