Top 11 Hotels In Kathmandu's City Centre - Updated 2024

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Travel back in time and reminisce about the ancient times of the gods and goddesses during your visit to Kathmandu, Nepal! This lovely capital city of Nepal is known for its beautiful temples, handicraft charms, and bustling city streets. Only here in Kathmandu will travelers enjoy the vibrant, colorful, noisy, and strange streets of the city. It can be bizarre yet wonderful all at the same time. Stay for a night at a hotel in Sundhara, the commercial district, to get your fill of shopping. Despite the old temples and buildings, a trip to Kathmandu can be quite refreshing and new. Witness the ancient places of worship, taste unique and flavorful food, and find the real meaning of the word ‘Namaste’ when you visit Kathmandu. Sounds exciting? Start by checking out our list of the top hotels in Kathmandu’s city center.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Basera Boutique Hotel (from USD 116)

Looking for a wonderful hotel near Kathmandu’s airport? Basera Boutique Hotel is a luxury hotel in Kathmandu’s city center that is also just 14 minutes from Tribhuvan International Airport. Here, guests can chill and take in the calming ambiance of the warmly lit and well-decorated interiors.

Start your day energized by trying their buffet, vegetarian, and Italian breakfasts. Sit and read on the shared terrace while enjoying a cup of traditional Nepali tea. If you don’t mind braving the cold, you can take a dip in the rooftop infinity pool. On the other hand, those who are feeling chilly can instead warm up and detox by spending some time in the steam room and sauna.

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Basera Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Singh Durbar, Babar Mahal
2.57 km (1.6 mi) from Garden of Dreams

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

2. Baber Mahal Vilas (from USD 95)

Baber Mahal Vilas has a great selection of traditional rooms and suites that offer space and comfort befitting of nobility. The royal suites are even dressed ostentatiously, making you feel like you stepped into a museum’s replication of a king’s bedroom. This 5-star hotel in Kathmandu also boasts extensive spa and salon services. If you need to not just rejuvenate your body but give yourself a new, fresh look, then try a hair treatment and style after your spa session.

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Baber Mahal Vilas - The Heritage Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Tanka Prasad Sadak
2.31 km (1.5 mi) from Garden of Dreams

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

3. Maya Manor Boutique by KGH Group (from USD 58)

Located in Kathmandu near Hanuman Dhoka is the Maya Manor Boutique hotel. This charming hotel features a restaurant, a bar, and free Wi-Fi. Each room also has a flat-screen television, kettle, and other free toiletries including slippers. Get around the area by shuttle or a car (whichever you prefer) and visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple, just 1.9 km (1.2 miles) and 2.7 km (1.7 miles) away accordingly. They also have an in-house restaurant that services American, Chinese, Indian, Asian, and European cuisines.

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Maya Manor Boutique Hotel by KGH Group

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: PO Box 21218 Hattisaar, Naxal
785 meters (0.5 ft) from Garden of Dreams

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Garden

4. Hotel Brihaspati (from USD 22)

Hotel Brihaspati is another one for the books. This red-themed hotel offers one of the best views of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains. Located just 4 km (2.5 miles) from Tribhuvan International airport, this low-price Kathmandu hotel is accessible and affordable, making it perfect for travelers always on the go.

Each room is vibrantly decorated and complete with air-conditioning, comfortable sofa seating, and a cable TV. They also have a private bathroom and free toiletries. Guests are also welcome to use the business center facilities and car rental services. There will be staff available 24 hours to assist guests in luggage and travel arrangement concerns. Enjoy traditional Indian and international meals in their in-house dining experience - the Jupiter restaurant.

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Hotel Brihaspati

Wifi Available

Address: G.P.O. Box : 26385, Naxal
1.2 km (0.8 mi) from Garden of Dreams

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Airport shuttle Laundry

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5. Traditional Comfort (from USD 72)

Yes, you can definitely still have a romantic time in Kathmandu! Stay in the Traditional Comfort and you might just feel a different romantic vibe in the city. The beautiful hotel has a terrace, shared lounge, and rooms with free Wi-Fi. The rooms include beds, desk, private bathroom, and free toiletries. Spend some relaxing time at the bar and restaurant with your loved ones or read a book or newspaper (provided by the hotel) by the business center. Couples especially liked the location of this hotel and would highly recommend it to other couples.

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Traditional Comfort Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Kamalpokhari
829 meters (0.6 ft) from Garden of Dreams

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

6. Kumari Boutique Hotel (from USD 41)

Stay in this guest favorite and book your staycation at Kumari Boutique Hotel. Dating back from 2017, the hotel is perfect for travelers always on the go! It is also one of the top hotels for couples in Kathmandu. With the accommodation’s strategic location, guests can easily visit the Hanuman Dhoka, Thamel Chowk, and Garden of Dreams.

Each room is also very comfortable and complete with a seating area, a flat-screen television, and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a shower. There is also air conditioning, a desk, and a balcony. They also have on-site restaurants that serve Chinese, Indian, American, and Italian dishes.

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Kumari Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Chhusya Galli Jayatha 27, Thamel
231 meters (0.2 ft) from Garden of Dreams

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

7. Hotel Kaze Darbar (from USD 20)

Stay in this rare hotel that offers serves Japanese and Continental styled cuisines! Hotel Kaze Darbar is actually a heritage property and is more than 75 years old. Each room will provide you with a seating area, shower, private bathroom, and free toiletries. They also have a garden view and free Wi-Fi in each room. A major plus! It is also located near the temples and museums - so guests can easily visit the Naxal Bhagwati Temple, Narayanhiti Palace Museum, Ranipokhari, and Garden of Dreams. The Darbar Marg, Thamel, and local bus station are also within the area.

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OYO 738 Hotel Kaze Darbar

Address: सम मार्ग, Kathmandu
1.25 km (0.8 mi) from Garden of Dreams

8. Hotel Om Ganapati (from USD 20)

Located in Thirbum Marg and also near the Pashupatinath, Naxal Bhagwati Bahal, and Hanuman Dhoka is this vibrant and modern Om Ganapati hotel in Kathmandu! A guest favorite, the hotel’s interiors, and service are as comfortable as it looks. Each room is fitted with a terrace, a private bathroom with a shower, seating area and free Wi-Fi. They also serve continental/buffet breakfast every day and their service is available 24-hours. Pets are also welcome in this charming bright hotel - just be sure to keep it clean!

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9. Marcopolo Business Hotel (from USD 50)

Travel Kathmandu in style and comfort and stay in Marcopolo Business Hotel! This classy hotel is clean, bright, and has service that will not disappoint. This hotel is located just near the airport, accommodating travelers from across the world. Each room is air-conditioned and has a cable TV, seating area, and a mini-bar. They also have a private bathroom with shower. For those coming from a road trip, the hotel offers free parking. While you are it, be sure to try their restaurant that serves Indian, Chinese and continental delights.

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Marcopolo Business Hotel

Address: Kamal Pokhari Chowk
860 meters (0.6 ft) from Garden of Dreams

10. Villa City Garden (from USD 17)

The nature lovers will love the Villa City Garden! Although this villa is smaller than hotels - and is actually a hostel, its relaxing interiors will not disappoint! It has a garden, terrace, and an in-house restaurant where guests can enjoy a drink or meal. Each room, on the other hand, is equipped with a wardrobe and seating area. It is also located 2.8 km (1.7 miles) from Hanuman Dhoka, 3.4 km (2.1 miles) from Kathmandu Durbar Square, and 5 km (3.1 miles) from Boudhanath Stupa.

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11. Hotel Kamal (from USD 31)

For those looking for a more authentic Kathmandu experience can stay in this charming and simple hotel. Guests will enjoy the quaint and vintage vibe of the Hotel Kamal. Each room is complete with a bed, flat-screen TV, and desk at a minimum. But what makes Hotel Kamal special is its reasonable room prices. Those who are traveling on a budget should definitely consider staying here. It is also convenient that it is located nearby a lot of popular tourist attractions.

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Travel back in time and discover the beauty of Kathmandu

There’s a lot to see, do, learn in Kathmandu - this includes learning about yourself. The vibrant bustling city is sure to keep you up trying new and bizarre things. From handmade sentimental charms to the ancient temples, Kathmandu will leave you with a refreshing perspective of Nepali culture. Pack your bags and enjoy the ride and be sure to book one of our top hotel recommendations in Kathmandu’s city center!

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