From the grand mountain landscape of Nepal to the cultural delights of Kathmandu’s position on ancient trade routes, a visit to this exotic city at the gateway to the Nepalese Himalayas is sure to linger in your memory. If you’re planning on a stay in the Boudha neighborhood, just 11km (6.8 miles) from the heart of the city, then you are in for a treat. Boudha is home to one of the largest spherical stupas in the entire country. The Boudhanath Stupa quite literally dominates the skyline, and makes for a truly memorable sight. Whether you plan on spending your time within the local neighborhood or heading out and exploring the wider cityscape of Kathmandu, you’ll likely want a relaxing base in which to unwind after a busy day of exploration. Read on for some of the best hotels in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Located just a few minutes by foot from the Boudhanath Stupa, The Boudha Inn is one of the top choices when it comes to accommodation in the area.
It’s popular for top-notch services like airport shuttle, concierge, and housekeeping. Guests can use the library, participate in yoga classes, soak in the hot spring bath, or sign up for excursions at the tour desk. For food choices, the on-site restaurant serves a wide array of a la carte dishes including German, Asian, and American cuisines.
Offering bike tours and walking tours, Hotel Little Buddha Inn is a great home base for exploring Boudha and its many attractions like Narayanhiti Palace Museum and Garden of Dreams. The guest rooms come furnished with a flat-screen TV, seating area, and desk. Guests can also enjoy a continental breakfast before exploring nearby attractions. Other amenities that you and your family can enjoy at the hotel are the shared lounge, fitness rooms, picnic area, outdoor fireplace, and play equipment.
Enjoying a very strong word of mouth, this hotel in Boudha is well-placed for local eateries and such landmarks as the Boudhanath Stupa, which is one of the most popular tourist sites within the wider city as well as a UNESCO world heritage site. The hotel itself enjoys stylish decor influenced by the local culture. It also boasts plenty of and mod-cons to appeal to the modern traveller, including free Wi-Fi in every room, air conditioning and airport shuttle/transfer service. Also, there’s an on-site currency exchange service here. While you are staying here, be sure to check out the garden, tours and hikes.
This modern-built guest house, called the Rokpa Guest House, enjoys a superb reputation among those who have stayed at the site. It offers a mix of rooms, ranging from singles up to suites, and guests enjoy free W-Fi in every room, which is ideal for keeping up to date on your travel itinerary during your stay. Those looking to relax will also enjoy the yoga room, as well as the pleasant garden which offers a peaceful oasis in which to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The local area is home to a number of eateries, but there is an on-site restaurant as well. Best of all, you won’t have to venture far to enjoy the local sights, with the likes of Boudhanath Stupa just 260 meters (850 feet) from the door and the Dechen Monastery within easy reach.
Hotel Mudita will prove appealing to leisure and business travellers alike, with its mix of 31 guest rooms offering everything from single beds to family and executive suites. It also enjoys a number of mod-cons, including Wi-Fi in the public areas, a garden, dry cleaning, a family room as well as room service and an on-site bar and restaurant. Those who wish to venture out for their dining experience will find everything from vegan to Japanese cuisine within a 0.5 kilometer (0.3 miles) radius of the door. The hotel also organises/offers local tours should your visit be for sightseeing rather than work.T hose with mobility issues will also be pleased to note that the site has an elevator and is wheelchair accessible.
The Buddha Boutique Hotel is well-placed near a range of local eateries, although the on-site restaurant is also sure to tempt your taste buds during your stay. This hotel in Boudhanath, Kathmandu, provides a number of home comforts, from room service and air conditioning to dry cleaning and laundry service to babysitting service. There is also free Wi-Fi in every room as well as heating, shared bathroom, an in-room safe box, an iPod docking station, a fridge and free bottled water. The hotel also offers ticket services and can point you in the direction of local tours as well, should you prefer a little travel advice. Finally, whether you plan to explore the wider city by bike or car, there are rental services available as well.
Shambaling Boutique Hotel is a popular hotel enjoys excellent word of mouth by former guests, who were full of praise for its “exceptional service” and its “outstanding” restaurant and bar. What’s more, it enjoys plenty of amenities to make your stay enjoyable from air conditioning to Wi-Fi in every room, 24-hour security, postal service, ticket service, and taxi service. Other facilities offered here include hiking trails, massage as well as a garden. Whatever means of travel you intend to use to explore Kathmandu, you will be well catered for - as the hotel offers an airport transfer service, free of charge car park and even bike and car rental facilities. Those who prefer to let their legs take the strain also won’t be left wanting, for while the hotel is 7km (4.3 miles) from the very heart of the city, it is less than half-a-mile (under a kilometre) from the likes of the Boudhanath Stupa.
Likely to appeal to travellers exploring Nepal on a budget or those looking to rent a room for a longer stay, Sudha’s Garden Home is a low price hotel/hostel. Accommodation options range from single and double to triple rooms and even ones which offer balcony space. Those who are fine with sharing a room with strangers will also find a number of mixed dormitory rooms available here as well. Amenities in this cheap hotel in Boudha include free Wi-Fi in public areas and in all rooms, a garden, karaoke, BBQ facilities free parking and airport transfer services. While here, be sure to take a short walk to local attractions, such as Pashupatinath Temple or the Stupa.
The Aarya Chaitya Inn, which is just 200 meters (660ft) from the Stupa and near Kathmandu Durbar Square and Sleeping Vishnu, offers a range of rooms from singles to twins, and doubles to triples. There are even a number of suite rooms available. So, whether you plan on traveling alone, with loved ones or as part of a bigger group, there should be an accommodation to suit your needs. Each room includes a seating area and a desk. Also, selected rooms also feature a kitchen with a toaster.The hotel provides free wi-fi in public areas - enabling you to stay connected on the go - and also offers a bike hire service, which will come in handy for those looking to join the numerous other cyclists exploring the area. Its position also places it within easy reach of a number of eateries, although the inn also serves breakfasts every morning offering a mix of Asian and American style options.
Hotel Siddhi Manakamana features everything from airport transfer services to free Wi-Fi throughout, while the hotel’s courtyard garden and terrace also prove to be a pleasant place to unwind. The rooms here offer amenities such as television with an LCD/plasma screen, a clothes rack, a free welcome drink and linens. Whatever your reason for visiting Kathmandu, the Hotel Siddhi Manakamana is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away as it is near a number of monasteries, including Khawalung and Kopan. The Boudhanath Stupa is also less than 1.5km (0.9 miles) away, so you’ll not have far to go to enjoy the local sights and sounds of this corner of Kathmandu Finally, if you plan on checking out the area, the hotel’s on-site parking means you can rent a car and go around easily.
If it’s luxury modern accommodation you are seeking, be sure to check out the Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, which mixes its modern facilities with stylistic architectural cues from traditional Nepalese buildings. This impressive hotel’s extensive corridors come with plenty of facilities, which even extend to an outdoor swimming pool. Other facilities that will be sure to help you unwind include hot tubs, a sauna and spa. The hotel also provides restaurant and bar facilities on site, including one down by the pool. And you’re also well catered for back in your room, with each enjoying air conditioning, satellite TV, internet access and soundproofing for added peace while you sleep. It’s also just half a kilometer (0.3 miles) from the Stupa, which can also be viewed from a number of the hotel’s bedrooms.
Fine views across the city await guests at Hotel Tibet International. The view is not the only thing that attracts new and former guests. The staff here is attentive, there are modern and comfortable facilities and the hotel is located close to a range of local eateries, including an on-site restaurant. Those looking to go exploring will also find the likes of the Pashupatinath Hindu temple complex and the Boudhanath Stupa within reach, the latter of which makes for a prominent landmark when enjoying the hotel’s roof-top terrace view. There also plenty of amenities, including air conditioning and internet access in every room. The hotel also offers airport transfer services, and can help with bike and car rentals, for those eager to explore the city or head the 7km (4.3 miles) into the very heart of Kathmandu.
So much choice
With everything from five-star luxury to charming budget options, you’re sure to find the perfect property to suit your accommodation needs in Boudha - be they for business travel or a backpacking experience through Nepal.
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Frequently asked questions about hotels in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal
1. Which hotels in Boudha have great views?
In such a beautiful place like Boudha, it’s best to stay somewhere you can enjoy the scenery. Hotel Tibet International is one of the hotels in Boudha with great views.
2. What is the price for booking a hotel room in Boudha?
For cheaper options, Hotel Harmika offers rooms that are priced from 52 USD, while Rokpa Guest House offers rooms starting from 45 USD. If you’re looking for luxurious accommodation, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu offers rooms starting from 161 USD.
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