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Quiet Hotels in Kathmandu
By:Ellen Dean

Kathmandu, Nepal is situated in a fertile valley at an altitude of 4,000 to 5,000 feet. It is a small space with an area of only 220 square miles. Boasting 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites, it is a resting spot for many tourists who enjoy hiking up mountainous trails from the town. Kathmandu offers accommodation options for all budgets, from hostels to luxury suites. Though the city can often be a bustling haven of activity, there are many quiet hotels to be found.

Hotel Thamel
Thamel is the bustling city center of Kathmandu, filled with restaurants, shopping, bookstores and small shops to wander through. Hotel Thamel is in the middle of this colorful scene, which is a convenient location if you are interested in renting trekking equipment, bicycles or making arrangements for a host of other activities such as rafting, wildlife tours or sightseeing tours.

The hotel is located down a quiet, lazy lane and offers moderate prices. Inside of each of the 20 deluxe guest rooms and 47 standard guest rooms are modern amenities such as air conditioning, televisions and telephones. They also offer same-day laundry service, transportation rentals and 24-hour room service. If you feel like avoiding the loud sounds of a frantic city, have a meal in the quiet hotel restaurant

Hotel Thamel

+977-1-442-3968

+977-1-441-4693

Ward No. 29

Block No. 16/57

Thamel

Kathmandu, Nepal

hotelthamel.com

Ambassador Hotel
Located in the southern part of Kathamandu is the Ambassador Hotel, which is only 4 minutes by car to the city center. Because of its location, the hotel is a quiet sanctuary in which to rest and relax. Each of its non-smoking guest rooms have a private bathroom, air-conditioning, clock radios, balcony, refrigerators, telephones and televisions. The hotel also offers laundry services for guests, free parking and room service and a visa service for travel documents is located in their lobby. The reception is open 24 hours.

Ambassador Hotel

Lainchaur

Kathmandu, Nepal

+977-01-441-0432

Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu
For a super-quiet hotel experience, the Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu hotel welcomes you. Set in the midst of 11 acres of manicured gardens and located only 3 kilometers from the city center, this hotel is a perfect blend of luxury resort and convenience.

Each of its 283 nonsmoking rooms come equipped with air-conditioning, a free daily newspaper, television with cable and satellite channels, microwave, refrigerator, telephone, DVD/VCR, kitchenette, mini-bar, complementary coffee, maid service and Internet access. Each room also contains a safe to store your important documents. If you desire some romantic time away from your children, they even offer babysitting and child care. The bilingual staff is ready to help you at its 24-hour reception or schedule free transport to the town or airport. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and offers a currency exchange on the premises.

Take time to swim in the hotel pool, take a jog around their track, play tennis on the courts, work out at their health club or enjoy a relaxing massage. If you get bored from all of the downtime, visit the hotel casino or game room for some excitement, and afterward head to the hotel restaurant or coffee bar.

Make sure to visit their shopping mall area and purchase some souvenirs at the hotel gift shop before you depart.

Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu

Tahachal

Kathmandu, Nepal

+977-1-427-3999

ichotelsgroup.com






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