Dwarika's Hotel

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Average rate: $366 - Hotel class: 5 stars
PO Box 459 Battisputali, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Dwarika's Hotel Kathmandu Reviews

lewellyn lewellyn
14 reviews
Lovely place Mar 05, 2013
We stayed here twice, mid trip ,and a night before we returned home. Dwarikas is a lovely tranquil retreat, it is hard to believe it is in the middle of Kathmandu. The rooms are large and nicely decorated, and the large courtyard has a pool and plenty of places to eat. The food is good, though service can be a bit slow. The staff are helpful and friendly, and will do their best to give you a room as soon as they can, even when they are busy. Wifi is variable and is likely to disappear quite often. This was the case on our first visit, so we were not charged for it.

However, our second visit was badly affected for the whole 30 hours we were there, by a loud and obnoxious group of Russians. They took over a table by the pool and demanded food and copious amounts of drink be bought to them. They were hugely disturbing, rude to staff and extremely inconsiderate with cigar and cigarette smoke and as time went on their behaviour became intolerable, cans were thrown into the pool, amongst other things, so we felt forced to leave the pool area. The next day, the same behaviour began again and continued until we left, albeit slightly more quietly, but not much.We were shocked that staff bought them everything they demanded, and made no attempt to modify their behaviour. No doubt Dwarikas made a lot of money from them, and tips to staff were generous. It would be refreshing to see a hotel, perhaps an independent one like Dwarikas, take a stand against this awful behaviour, which is very uncomfortable for other guests and perhaps the message would get home that such behaviour will not be tolerated no matter how much money is involved. There is no way senior management were not aware of the situation, they preferred to turn a blind eye. Very disappointing.

It is by far the best place to stay in Kathmandu, just hope that all the guests can behave themselves, as you might normally expect from a hotel of this standard!
rsvpme says:
Perhaps it can be questioned if this is the best place to stay, if off base behaviour is allowed as normal?
Posted on: Jul 31, 2013
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7 reviews
Our Home In Kathmandu Dec 09, 2012
Where do I even start? After having to stay in substandard accommodations in India, Kathmandu's Dwarika's Hotel was a welcome respite. For the first time, reviewers of Trip Advisor got this one spot on. The room was large and had a warm, cozy feeling (priceless especially when the city was in the middle of winter). It was just simply breathtaking to wake up and gaze out of our window and see history literally envelopes us. The sight of 11th Century Newar architecture is just absolutely stunning. Apparently this is the hotel of choice for royalties (the former King inaugurated the fountain, Prince Charles inaugurated another set of fountain) and the international elite.

Forgive me if I am waxing poetic, but there's just no other way to describe the utter joy we experienced at this hotel. The staff was extremely friendly and efficient and there's always a ready smile from everyone, and we were even introduced to the Sales and Marketing manager Sheba Rana as well as the ebullient Executive Spa Manager Eva Nancy (a fellow Filipino) who shared a breakfast tea with us by the swimming pool.

Please be advised that Kathmandu is suffering from daily blackouts, so please be thoughtful when using electricity.

We also tried the 6 course Nepalese dinner at the Krishnarpan of which while I feel Nepalese cuisine is much milder than their Indian counterparts, it was very impressive.

Let me also take this opportunity to thank our very patient guide Abhishek Shrestha and our tour manager Suja Shakya (Yeti Travel) for taking good care of us (Suja even waited for us all the way at the concourse of TIA).

What can I say,if I had the chance, I would definitely come back to Kathmandu just to stay at this beautiful hotel.
View from our window
The courtyard

Dwarika's Hotel Overview

Dwarika’s Hotel is located near the international airport and within walking distance of the most sacred Hindu temple, Pashupatinath. Dwarika’s is also within easy reach of the Royal Nepal Golf course and a ten-minute drive from the heart of the city.

79 Heritage room and suites. Each of the rooms have their own character and individuality. There are 16th century windows in many, while there are private courtyards attached to other. Buddhist symbols on hand printed curtains and bedspreads are used with traditional fabrics and accessories.

Spacious and luxurious, our suites and rooms have been individually designed with imagination and taste. Each one is different and unique. You will find all the amenities of a luxury hotel, but perhaps what you will appreciate more is the elegant comfort of your room, handsomely appointed with handmade fabrics and furniture custom designed from traditional patterns fabricated in house, in the restoration workshop.

Krishnarpan: Where food is an art, Krishnarpan, has a fame of it’s, a specialty Nepalese restaurant in a historic and beautiful setting, where dining is a step into the exotic culture of the Himalayas and a token of an old civilization. Meals from 6 to 22 courses are served.

Toran Restaurant: All day international dining including fresh pastries and snacks. Everyday variation of chef’s special.

The Courtyard: For all day alfresco dining in a beautiful Newari setting.

Lumbini Lounge Library: Spend a cozy evening by the fireplace, with drinks or just browse into the books in our library.

Fusion- The Bar at Dwarika’s: A bar to uncork the good times. Largest selection of imported liquors and cocktails accompanied by an array of snacks. A sophisticated bar that blends tradition with the modern, east with west.

Lohn Hiti: Have your next meeting or celebrate your next banquet in a historical setting. Out facilities are equipped for all your business or social gathering needs.

Dwarika's Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Secretarial Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Photocopier
  • Massage
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop

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