Top 12 Airbnbs In Kathmandu, Nepal - Updated 2023

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While visiting Nepal, you’re likely to be making a stopover in its capital, Kathmandu. Some of the many things Kathmandu is famous for feature sacred religious sites, stunning valleys and rivers, and of course the Himalayas range. Kathmandu itself is a flurry of activities as locals go about their daily lives as tourists jostle for the best photographs of the iconic temples and stupas even as cows cross the road to hold up traffic. The outskirts of Kathmandu and the regions beyond are the polar opposite. These places are cocooned in some of the most beautiful natural sceneries you’ll ever see. Here, all your everyday worries and stress will give way to a sense of wonder. Before leaving, don’t forget to visit the shopping districts to buy souvenirs. For accommodation, continue reading to discover the top Airbnbs in Kathmandu, Nepal.

1. Spacious home for a family of four (from USD 60)

This Airbnb near Thamel in Kathmandu makes for a relaxing stay in a peaceful neighborhood. It is minutes away from the beautiful temple of Mhepi Mandir.

Best suited for a family of four, the spacious Airbnb features two bedrooms that come equipped with cozy beds and ensure a good night’s rest. Air conditioning and heaters provide added comfort and convenience.

You can prepare hearty meals in the furnished kitchen for the family. If you are not up for cooking, you can head to the nearby Momotarou Restaurant and savor some of the most delectable spreads of Japanese cuisine here.

Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal
10 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the apartment cleanliness and everything were excellent
house was very clean and well maintained 24 hours hot water was also available
house was very clean and well maintained 24 hours hot water was also available
shazia the host was very helpful
shazia the host was very helpful
shazia is a wonderful host
host was also very courteous and helpful
host was also very courteous and helpful
apartment is walkable distance to thamel and peaceful; away from the hustle and bustle of tourists
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2. Comfortable Airbnb in a tranquil neighborhood (from USD 30)

Situated on the first floor of a quaint house, this Airbnb rests in one of the tranquil localities of Kathmandu. It is minutes away from some of the attractions such as Kathmandu Durbar Square and the Monkey Temple of Swayambhunath.

Guests can lounge away on the comfy couch and watch their favorite movies on a high-definition TV. The baby-friendly rental also has a baby bath for guests visiting with infants. A high-speed internet connection is furnished inside the rental that lets you video-call folks back home without lag. If work brings you to Kathmandu, you can also make use of the workspace for meeting deadlines.

Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal
44 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we are so lucky that we found anil’s apartment
the heaters were a wonderful touch as the nights get cold
we felt very comfortable staying cooking and sleeping there
all furnishings were modern and clean and comfortable
spacious separated rooms nice airy balcony as well as a big rooftop to hang laundry
everything was very clean
the place was clean and equipped with everything we needed
the apartment is very clean comfortable and has everything you need
super clean super friendly host
place is sparkling clean with comfortable beds and a kitchen with everything you need to cook
anil has been a wonderful host
the host was very responsive and helpful
anil was the perfect host
anil was a great host and was very responsive
the host was easy to communicate with and very accommodating
the location is perfect
great place perfect location if you want to stay close to the market
the location was fantastic - right in the heart of thamel and close to restaurants and cafes
a cozy apartment in a great location
will definitely come to this place in future
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3. Your next home (from USD 14)

This cozy, well lit private room is perfect for a pair of travelers visiting Kathmandu. From the cheerful apricot walls to the tidy twin beds and comforting cotton quilts, you’ll feel at ease and right at home. As a safety precaution, your host has also installed earthquake alarms. Apart from the spacious room, you’ll also have access to the shared kitchen, breezy rooftop garden, and a toilet with hot water supply. Your hosts stay in the same building and are more than happy to introduce you to their culture, including sharing with you their authentic Nepali homemade dishes.

Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
298 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are shops nearby for any necessities and the wifi was good - thanks pawan and family
plus the wifi is great and fast
the room was comfortable and the it had great amenities
the rooms that we stayed in were very cosy and warm & it felt like my own bedroom
we live on the top floor a super sweet room
it is clean cozy and warm with a clean bathroom
everything was clean and comfortable
lovely clean place on a quiet road
nice clean and safe place
the space is clean quiet and big
pawan was an amazing host
host was very helpful and friendly
thank you pawan for host me
pawan was an excellent host
pawan and his wife were amazing hosts
its location is a great distance to thamel & airport/bus station (all short taxi ride away)
great location near the airport
the walk is interesting and very safe
the room was comfortable and at a very convenient location close to the airport
location is perfect and it's value for money
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4. Healthy home (from USD 15)

Your host family offers a private guest room on the third level of their house. Inside, you’ll have a spacious double bed and other simple furnishings enclosed by four walls of vibrant orange and lavender shades. Guests can also explore the peaceful garden on the compound, a common bathroom, and a kitchen. From the guest house, a short five-minute walk brings you to various cultural sites, including a temple dedicated to Lord Pashupatinath.

Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
181 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
overall good one however there was no fan in the room and owner didn't allow to use the kitchen
the room i stayed in was in a very nice nepali home and the family was very welcoming
the house really nice with comfortable facilities
room was nice and warmer than other rooms during a winter visit
the house is beautiful lovely clean place
great family and great clean and perfect place in the beautiful kathmandu
his place was clean cozy and convenient
the room was very comfortable and clean
he was very friendly and the room was comfortable and clean
the host is very nice
ananda was a really good host
they are very good host and very helpful
the host was more then amazing and took care of us
was great to have a host showing kathmandu at night
good location for temple
the location is very close to the airport and to wonderful cultural sites
good location taxis are everywhere and close to the airport
best place at affordable price and location is near to airport
close to shree pashupatinath temple and the airport easy access to taxi's
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5. Top-floor loft in Dhakhwa house (from USD 70)

This exquisitely designed loft apartment in Kathmandu is situated on the top floor of a charming brick building. Inside, you’ll find one queen bed and one single bed that together can sleep up to three guests comfortably. Right beside the queen bed, there is a large set of windows opening to a balcony. This allows natural light to stream into the room, giving it a relaxed, cozy atmosphere. From the balcony, the guests can observe the courtyard below. The loft itself has a simple kitchen and living area, and you can also make your way up to the roof terrace to mingle with your hosts and other guests in the lovely outdoor space.

Patan, Central Region, Nepal
225 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for those who loves to be constantly connected to the internet their wifi works very well
pramila has amazing culinary skills make sure you try the breakfast and the amazing newari meal
the security systems here made me feel very safe and i found the wifi reliable
the studio is in a quiet courtyard really well designed with a comfortable bed and spotless facilities
i will definitely give this stay more than a 5 star to both the facilities amenities and services
clean quiet and very comfortable accommodation
the room was clean and spacious and had great character
the stay was very nice and clean
the loft is beautiful and clean
the house is very clean and have special design
host is kindly gentleman
thank for being a good host
the hosts are marvellous helpful and welcoming
the host is super friendly
the host is kindly and give us information helpful
the building location was perfect
the location is great too
we became very close friends
the location is perfect a few steps away from patan’s vibrant life
the location is perfect walking distance to attractions shops and restaurants
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6. Kathmandu Boutique Hotel (from USD 14)

The Heritage Kathmandu Boutique Hotel offers a private room for three guests. The room comprises two beds and a simple table, plus access to a clean bathroom. A delicious and hearty breakfast is also available. Location wise, this Airbnb in Thamel, Kathmandu, is ideally located. If you’re ever unsure about what to do, just head to the travel office in the hotel for some tips from the friendly manager.

Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
136 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was better then expected
a good breakfast with plenty of coffee refills
my room had a nice view with 2 large windows
the room and hot shower was great and the wifi was reliable
plenty of hot water for the showers and good air-conditioning too
clean and comfy room
clean hotel and good brekky
the rooms where new and clean
the hotel was simple but clean
this is such a nice clean place for the value
friendly staff at reception
the staff is very friendly
staff are kind and friendly
staff were lovely and friendly
all staff are very helpful
nice location close to everything recommend
this place is conveniently located and is almost near to many tourist attractions
nice place and excellent location near thamel but much quieter
good location very affordable and nice environment
food is excellent and the location is fabulous
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7. Bedroom in beautiful Newari house (from USD 65)

This listing is for a gorgeous, thoughtfully designed bedroom for two in a heritage brick house. Quirky lanterns float above the luxurious double bed and antique wooden furnishings. Wandering through the house and its unique interior, you’ll feel as if you are in a particularly well-preserved and homey antique shop. Located in the historical Patan district, the guest house is less than 100 meters (328 feet) from the incredible Durbar Square and other attractions. Getting around is absolutely a breeze.

Patan, Central Region, Nepal
146 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air ventilation in room was good
wifi was also very fast and the shower had hot water which were nice bonuses
the room is very cosy indeed it is exactly how it looks like in the photos
but the heater works perfectly nice
the room was exactly like what you see in the pictures
very clean room and the bathroom
and my room is clean everyone here is so nice; including the dog grandmama i loved her
the kitchen was clean and easy to use
its clean and convenient on top of it all
the rooms were beautiful clean and well equipped and the bed was very comfortable
friendly and super helpful staff
all the staff are friendly and kind
they were so helpful and kind
the staff was readily accessible and friendly
the staff were super helpful and thorough
good location and wonderful place
amazing place location and value
it’s situated in a great location near to historic patan sights
the location is fantastic just steps from the square
location was great - a very quick walk from beautiful durbar square
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8. Mitra Room (from USD 35)

The Mitra Room is a clean, simple private room for two. The room for rent in Kathmandu also has a modern, brightly lit bathroom. The compound features a restaurant serving both continental and local dishes, as well as a bar and coffee shop. The rental is located in the center of the busy Thamel district. You’ll be within walking distance of a whole range of attractions but still sheltered from the noise as the living quarters are enclosed within a garden courtyard.

Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
68 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast was simple though quite sumptuous and the coffee was excellent
the breakfasts are plentiful and filling the coffee excellent
the rooms were lovely and so was the ambience
rooms are tucked away in a pleasant courtyard and look out to a small garden
i love the style of the room
everything was super clean and comfortable
the room was moderately clean and comfortable
very few places in the area appeared to be as nice and clean
our room was very comfortable and clean
very friendly and helpfull staff room was clean and the food was great
kunal was the perfect host
kunal was a great host
and kunal the host made every moment worthwhile
thank you again kunal and his staff
kunal is a great host very helpful and accommodating
location is amazing central and walking distance to anything important
location was perfect a little oasis in the middle of busy thamel
location in thamel is very central so it’s surrounded by great cafes restaurants and shops
daily english-language newspapers good breakfasts and excellent location
this was a great place very friendly and great location
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9. Family Peace House (from USD 12)

One of the best Airbnbs in Kathmandu, this family-owned guest house offers space for 16 or more guests. The various rooms are cozy and fitted with large windows for ventilation and natural light. Some of the bathrooms come with balconies while others feature adjoining bathrooms. Just speak to the hosts and they’ll find the perfect arrangement for you. The guest house also comes with a rooftop area where you can watch the city bustling with action. In the distance, you’ll see the majestic mountain ranges. Guests are also welcome to practice yoga on the rooftop. If you’re not sure where to eat in Kathmandu, the on-site restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.

Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
102 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 17 Beds 16 Guests 20 Bedrooms 14 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we brought back breakfast and had it on the roof which has an amazing view
fan didnt work and no effort by staff to replace
the room was spacious the bed comfortable and we even had our own balcony
a nice garden small restaurant where i had a nice breakfast and a rooftop
the bed was extremely comfortable
clean room and comfortable bed
rooms were clean and neat
my room was clean as was the bed
room were clean and everything they promised was there
the room and ensuite was really clean and spacious
staff helpful and polite
the staff is very welcoming
the staff were friendly
the staff is awesome very helpful and polite
host was nice and friendly
great location and nice accommodations
good location close to tourist area and central for everything else
nice place to stay near thamel
great location close to shops and restaurants
nice place in a good location in thamel
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10. Contemporary Thamel apartment (from USD 75)

This short stay apartment in Kathmandu offers two beautiful bedrooms with one double bed in each and a bay window with cozy seats where you can enjoy the sun and the sights outside. One bedroom has an en-suite bathroom while the other has an adjoining bathroom. The living area outside features lovely and well-made wooden furnishings and large windows that keep the space bright and vibrant. The spacious and clean kitchen is equipped with all the amenities you need to prepare a meal.

Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal
122 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is great
wifi consistently strong (even good enough for netflix / streaming)
all amenities in the kitchen to make a good breakfast
all amnenities provided for a comfortable quiet stay in the centre of thamel
this is a wonderful place to stay with great air conditioning and a sweet restaurant in the small complex
clean cosy and comfortable
super clean and well maintained place
modern and clean
very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
awesome clean well maintained and super quiet child friendly place
hosts were very helpful polite and accomodating
host was welcoming even when we arrived early
great place and host
sharmila the care taker is so sweet and available at all times
run extremely well and easy to contact owners if needed
the location is just perfect
great location within steps to restaurants and shopping
thamel is a great location
great place and awesome location
a superb location with excellent facilities
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11. Maison de Kathmandu (from USD 20)

Rooms in Maison de Kathmandu have a certain minimalist charm and are complemented by high windows framed by intricate metal grills and fabrics in various shades of green. This listing is for one such private room for two guests, and you’ll also have access to a shared bathroom. The house opens up to a well-kept garden where you can lounge around on the rattan furniture while having breakfast or candle-lit conversations at night

Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
249 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice music good wifi
there is such a good café downstairs and the breakfast is delicious
great breakfast coffee and food at the restaurant
the rooms were clean and comfortable and the breakfast was amazing (especially the coffee )
hot shower wasn't available but was still great
awesome place clean and cozy
such a cozy clean wonderful place
clean calm a beautiful garden
very clean homely and quiet during the night
bedroom - super clean and bright
staffs were really friendly and helpful
the staff were super friendly and helpful
he has a fabulous staff
maison de kathmandu is a lovely place as are the hosts chuck & siwon
chuck is an amazing host
location has everything you need in walking distance and is pretty close to thamel
the location was good
excellent accommodation with good location there are many different restaurants around
also the location is perfect
the house located in central area easy to find
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12. Stupa Guest House

The Stupa Guest House is located in the heart of the city and offers three bedrooms featuring a total of 15 beds plus eight private bathrooms. This makes it ideal if you’re traveling with a big group and just need a simple and convenient place to settle down temporarily. Be sure to head up to the rooftop, which provides an incredible, panoramic view of the bustling city and the surrounding mountain ranges. The guest house also operates a restaurant that offers a range of cuisines as well as a travel office to help you with planning your trip and finding tours.

Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
194 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 27 Beds 15 Guests 15 Bedrooms 12 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
yummy breakfast too and lovely rooftop views
the internet is good (could stream a video) and the water for showering is warm
the bed was comfortable and the wifi worked well too
and when i did get hot i asked for a fan and they brought one immediately
the dinner and breakfast ( with additional charges) at the guest house were yummy
simple but confortable and clean place
room was clean cozy and comfortable bed
reasonable price very clean and friendly stuff
great price and clean facilities
rooms are basic but clean
staff are friendly and helpful
the host was nice and helpful
nice host who will make you comfortable like home
they were very helpful responding to questions before i arrived
ram was a wonderful host and ensured that my stay in kathmandu was great
good location close to thamel
this is located in a great location
great location and incredibly hospitable
perfect centric place close to the bus station to reach another places
it is in perfect location the rooms are pretty big
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Discover Kathmandu

Kathmandu is a gateway to the untouched natural wonders of Nepal that only a few are able to fully explore. However, there’s also plenty to see and do within the city itself. One of the best ways is by getting to know the locals and staying with them to experience their genuine hospitality. The upscale neighborhood of Thamel and Lazimpat, Kathmandu, has Airbnbs that ensure a great stay. When scouting for accommodation, be sure to check out these properties and enjoy spending quality time in this Himalayan paradise.

Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Kathmandu

1. Which are the best luxury Airbnbs in Kathmandu?

If you want to upgrade your experience in Kathmandu, instead of booking a hotel, check out this contemporary Thamel apartment. This well-furnished property is beautifully decorated and also centrally located in the lively Thamel district.

2. Which Airbnbs in Kathmandu are good for families?

If you are looking forward to spending quality time with family and the little ones in one of the Airbnbs in Kathmandu during your holiday here, you can consider booking family-friendly rentals such as this spacious home for a family of four or this comfortable Airbnb in a tranquil neighborhood.

3. Which Airbnbs in Kathmandu have parking?

Most of the Airbnbs in Kathmandu provide car parking facilities on the premises. You can check out the best ones such as this spacious home for a family of four or comfortable Airbnb in a tranquil neighborhood for on-site parking.

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