8 Cheap Hotels In Kathmandu, Nepal


Kathmandu is Nepal’s capital city, and is a vibrant, multiethnic metropolis. It has been the centre of history, art, and culture in Nepal, and as such offers a wide range of activities to explore. Visit Swayambhu, a sacred Buddhist site. It sits atop a hill and offers stunning views over the city, and it’s also home to monkeys which mingle with visitors at the top. To learn more about the area’s history, visit the Narayanhiti Palace Museum, the former Royal Palace. And if you’re the outdoorsy type, there are plenty of trails to hike. For those who want to spend their money on exploring the city, we’ve created a list of cheap hotels in Kathmandu. Read on to check out the options.

1. Hotel Himalayan Oasis (from USD 38)

Hotel Himalayan Oasis is perfectly situated for getting around Kathmandu. It’s close to a variety of attractions, including the Narayanhiti Palace Museum and Swayambhunath Temple. The hotel even offers bike hire if you plan to explore the many trails in the area. Each room in the hotel comes equipped with a private bathroom and slippers and toiletries. You’ll have a flat-screen tv to watch after a long day and free WiFi is available throughout. There’s also an on-site bar if you feel like relaxing with a drink.

Hotel Himalayan Oasis

Wifi Available

Address: Thamel, Satghumti
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

2. Omana BnB (from USD 26)

Up next we have Omana BnB. There’s free WiFi throughout, and some rooms have a terrace and/or a seating area. A continental or Asian breakfast is served in the morning, so you don’t have to worry about spending money to eat out. And if some money is burning a hole in your pocket, the hotel even has a casino on-site where you can test your luck. The hotel is even pet-friendly and offers parking on-site. Plenty of Kathmandu’s attractions are a short drive away. Visit the Garden of Dreams or Swayambhunath Temple. It’s also near Tribhuvan Airport so you won’t have to travel far when you arrive.

Omana Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Buddhi Sagar Marg, Panipokhari
Accommodates: 5

Parking Pets allowed Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

3. Nepal Pavilion Inn (from USD 25)

Coming in at number five is the ideally located Nepal Pavilion Inn. It’s situated a short distance from a number of attractions, including the Narayanhiti Palace Museum and Swayambhunath Temple. Each room will come with its own seating area and private bathroom. You’ll have a kettle and free WiFi, and some rooms even have a balcony—an excellent spot to enjoy a cup of tea on a sunny morning. The hotel also offers bicycle rental if you want to pedal around the area.

Nepal Pavilion Inn

Wifi Available

Address: Jyatha Marg, Thamel
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Bar Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out

4. Kathmandu Eco Hotel (from USD 42)

Kathmandu Eco Hotel offers plenty of amenities. Enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant, and sit in the rooftop area if the weather is nice. The hotel offers free WiFi throughout, and there’s a free airport pickup as well. For an additional charge, you can also enjoy the spa and wellness centre. Each room is either fan-cooled or air conditioned so you can stay comfortable in the heat. You’ll find a seating area, electric kettle, and flat-screen tv. You’ll also have a private bathroom.

Kathmandu Eco Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Bhagwatibahal, Thamel
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

5. Kasthamandap Boutique Hotel (from USD 33)

Let’s finish out our list with Kasthamandap Boutique Hotel. Free WiFi is available in all rooms, and some rooms have a flat-screen tv as well. A free welcome drink is also included so you can feel relaxed and refreshed as soon as you arrive. If you need anything, just ask at the 24-hour reception desk. On site you’ll find a bar, cafe, and restaurant, so you can enjoy some food and drink when you like. Breakfast is provided each morning so you can save some money by eating in. The hotel also has a casino and massage service, so there are plenty of ways to keep entertained during your stay.

Kasthamandap Boutique Hotel

Address: Chhusya Galli, Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal PO Box No 1130, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal, 44600

6. OYO 123 Hotel Prince Plaza

OYO 123 Hotel Prince Plaza is a simple yet modern hotel. Their rooms offer private bathrooms with toiletries, cable tv, and electric kettles. And there is free WiFi throughout the hotel so you can keep connected during your stay. It’s got a clean, modern design so you can feel like you’re staying in an upscale hotel. A continental breakfast is served in the morning, and guests rave about it. You can also enjoy a drink at the bar or enjoy a Nepalese meal at the on-site restaurant. You’ll find yourself near a variety of attractions, so you won’t have to go far to visit the Narayanhiti Palace Museum or Shivapuri National Park.

OYO 123 Hotel Prince Plaza

Wifi Available

Address: German Embessy & Opposite of Global IME Bank, sanogaucharan, Gyaneshwor.
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout WiFi available in all areas CCTV in common areas

7. Thamel Grand Hotel (from USD 24)

Thamel Grand Hotel has a 24-hour concierge and a tour desk which can help you plan your visit to Kathmandu. They can arrange biking and walking tours, so you can explore the area without the stress of planning everything. And when you’re done exploring the city, come back to your room and relax in front of the flat-screen tv. Your room will have a private bathroom and WiFi is available throughout. When you get hungry, head to the on-site restaurant and enjoy Chinese or Nepalese cuisine. There’s also a rooftop garden to relax in.

Hotel Thamel

Wifi Available

Address: Thamel Marg
Accommodates: 3

8. Kailash Kuti Inn (from USD 40)

Up first we have Kailash Kuti Inn, which has plenty to offer guests. You’ll find a desk and a flat-screen tv in each room. Each room also has a private bathroom and some even come equipped with a seating area. There’s also free WiFi throughout. When you get hungry, head to the hotel’s restaurant where you can dine on Indian and Nepalese food. There’s also an outdoor terrace which you can enjoy yourself on a nice day. There’s an airport shuttle should you need it, and they’re also near a variety of attractions, including the Narayanhiti Palace Museum, the National Stadium, and Shivapuri National Park.

Kailash Kuti Inn

Wifi Available

Address: Pashupati Nath Road
Accommodates: 3

Restaurant Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Internet services Express check-in/check-out

Use your money to explore Kathmandu

Just because you’re staying somewhere cheap, doesn’t mean you give up modern amenities. With on-site restaurants, free WiFi, and some hotels even offering casinos or spas, there’s plenty of ways you can relax. And you’ll still be saving some money so you can go out and explore all that Kathmandu has to offer! So book your favourite hotel today and start planning your trip.

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Nicole is an American expat living in London, England. When she moved from the midwest to London in 2012, it was her first time leaving the US. She has traveled steadily since then, making trips...Read more

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