Hotel Shanker - Kathmandu

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Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel Shanker - Kathmandu

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Overview

The comfortable Hotel Shanker offers en-suite guest rooms close to Durbar Square - Kathmandu, Hanuman Dhoka and Swayambhu.

Hotel Shanker is 20 minutes' walk from the center of Kathmandu. The hotel lies within 10 minutes' walk of Thamel, Garden of Dreams and Ranipokhari.

Nearby points of interest include the palace and museums.

Tribhuvan airport can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Hotel Shanker.

Rooms

The hotel offers 94 rooms featuring cable TV, a minibar, a private safe, an iron with ironing board and climate control as well as spacious bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer. Other comforts include coffee/tea makers, an electric kettle and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can try light meals of Asian cuisine in the cozy restaurant onsite. A variety of coffee and tea is offered in the poolside bar.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of USD 10 per person per night.  You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs USD 13 per person per night. 

Services

Business travelers can use a business corner, a photocopier and a meeting room available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   94.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Shanker - Kathmandu Kathmandu location
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Hotel Address:

Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

Get directions
City Center
  • Kathmandu
    1.2 mi
Airports
  • Tribhuvan (KTM)
    2.9 mi
Restaurants
  • Hotel Manaslu Pvt. Ltd. (cuisine: Continental)
    500 ft
  • Bar Cafe Hemingway's (cuisine: Nepali)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    94

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 155 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
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    Deluxe Suite
    Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Shanker - Kathmandu Kathmandu location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kathmandu
        1.2 mi
      Airports
      • Tribhuvan (KTM)
        2.9 mi
      Restaurants
      • Hotel Manaslu Pvt. Ltd. (cuisine: Continental)
        500 ft
      • Bar Cafe Hemingway's (cuisine: Nepali)
        600 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        94

      Hotel Awards

      NepaliHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKathmanduHotel Shanker

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Spa Hotels in Nepal

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      Hotel Shanker Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Trekking In Nepal - 2700 ft

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1.1 mi

      Places of interest

      • Hanuman Dhoka - 1.2 mi
      • Kathmandu Durbar Square - 1.3 mi
      • Swayambhu - 1.7 mi
      • Inside Kathmandu - 1.7 mi
      • Pashupatinath - 1.9 mi
      • Boudhanath Stupa - 2.5 mi

      Convention centers

      • Thamel Chowk - 3300 ft
      • Nasal Chowk - 1.2 mi
      • Freak Street - 1.4 mi
      • Janakpur Handicraft Center - 2.2 mi

      Shopping areas

      • Narayanhiti Palace Museum - 1000 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Ranipokhari - 4300 ft
      • Nepal Tourism Office - 1.2 mi

      Museums

      • Garden of Dreams - 2300 ft

      Parks

      • National Stadium - 1.4 mi

      Local attractions

      • Narayanhiti Palace Museum - 1.2 mi
        Durbar Marg, Kathmandu
      • Kumari Chowk - 1.3 mi
        Durbar Square, Kathmandu
      • Maru Ganesh Shrine - 1.3 mi
        Durbar Square, Kathmandu
      • Kashthamandap - 1.3 mi
        Durbar Square, Kathmandu
      • Degu Taleju Temple - 1.3 mi
        Durbar Square, Kathmandu

      Near the hotel

      • Garden of Dreams - 2500 ft
        Thamel, Kathmandu
      • Thamel - 3200 ft

      Restaurants nearby

      • Hotel Manaslu Pvt. Ltd. - 500 ft

        Address: 230,Hotel Marg, lazimpat
        Phone: 977 1 4410071

        Cuisine: Continental
        Price Range: USD 9 - USD 13

      • Irish Pub - 1100 ft

        Address: Lazimpat Road

        63% likes this, based on 34 reviews
        Cuisine: Irish

      • Shisha - 1500 ft

        Address: Thamel

        64% likes this, based on 25 reviews

      • Bar Cafe Hemingway's - 600 ft

        Address: Radisson Street

        91% likes this, based on 26 reviews
        Cuisine: Nepali

      • Saigon Pho - 1500 ft

        Address: Lazimpat
        Phone: 01-444-3330 / 9813093055

        78% likes this, based on 65 reviews
        Cuisine: Vietnamese

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        94

      Hotel Awards

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      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Spa Hotels in Nepal

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      Hotel Shanker Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Shanker

      Average guest rating

      8.0out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 173 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        6.6

        The very spacious room where I could work undisturbed. The room was completely renovated with very clean bathroom and nice floor parquet in bed- and sitting room. Very quiet airconditioner that can be easily remote controlled. Fridge, complimentary bottle of water, complimentary wifi with acceptable speed. Backup power with own generator makes one forget that there is frequent load shedding in the city.

      • Group of friends
        5.8

        The food at the restaurant was quite good, however the waiter was really bored and rude in most cases!

        The hotel was looking quite good on the outside, but in the inside it was very dark,old with some kind of kitsch paintings on the wall. Also, most floors were under construction and all over the floor there were white blankets. Definitely not a 4 star one..

      • Group of friends
        3.2

        I really don't feel very comfortable to stay in this hotel. Everything looks so dark.

        The hotel is overall old facilities and the building looks very historical. The height of roof in the room, make me feel very pressure in the building and surrounding.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        The room was very spacious nicely furnished and very pleasant to be in, once I settled in my room 2 staff brought a basket of flowers and a basket of fruit as a welcome gift something the other 5 star hotels I have been to did not do it, the hotel grounds are very nice and it is so pleasant to relax by the pool after a full day of touring Katmandu. The buffet breakfast was nice and plentiful, it was served in the original dining room of the palace the staff were ever so alert, friendly and never too far from my table. Dinning at the hotel was the same price as the restaurants that cater for tourist around Kathmandu BUT the quality and taste of the food was far superior at the hotel, I highly recommend the hotel restaurant, in fact after I tried 3 other restaurants in Kathmandu I did not go to any other restaurants. The most pleasant part of my stay was the last day, as my flight time was at 11 PM, I asked reception if I could leave my bags in storage till 8 PM AND to my surprise I was told that I can have a late check out at 6 PM which was absolutely wonderful and it allowed us to have a full day of touring in Kathmandu, then we checked out at 6 PM, we had dinner at the hotel till 8 Pm and by then it was time to go to the airport in the complementary taxi. The hotel staff and service was excellent at all levels everyone was friendly and very helpful the hotel even supplied us with umbrellas and access to the internet was also free in the business centre unlike other 5 star hotels who were charging exorbitant prices to use the internet in the so called business centre.

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        1. Location : Close to Thamel. Lots of restaurants nearby. Not too far from most tourist attractions. 2. Price : For a 4 star hotel the rooms are fairly priced (atleast i got a good deal at Booked.net). 3. Rooms : Clean. Room service done daily. 24 hrs hot water supply. 4.Staff : Cooperative. Ready to help you with your excursions. 5. Very good spa (Tranquility spa) nearby & recommended by the hotel.

        1. Extremely expensive wi-fi service (around 18$ per hour). Infact most of the recognised hotels provide free wi-fi service to their guest. 2. Sight seeing & other adventurous activities (like river rafting) over priced. Since i have been there before i know what are the usual rates. 3. Buffet breakfast though included in the package had little choice to offer. 4.Being a 4 star hotel they need to have a gym. Swimming pool small in size.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        The place is kind of old, but has a charm to it, the staff friendly and polite, excelent location so good value for money. Excelent for families do to the nice garden and pool.

        The restaurant in the basement is not nice,

      • Single
        10.0

        Exilent hotel in khathmandu herites and ethinic one

        Timing of swiming pool shoud be frommoring 6 am to 9pm

      • Couple
        9.6

        The grounds, the staff, and the security were great. The pool was amazing, as well as the various bars and restaurants on the property. Our Deluxe 1bedroom suite was a great welcome after a 10 day trek through Tibet.

      • Single
        10.0

        Location, environment, cleanness, staff, service.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        Cordial staff. Good house keeping.

        Poor dining options. Limited selections. Taste needs improvement. Expensive menu. Services very expensive - even compared to 5 star deluxe hotels.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        Comfortable beds and room.

        The way everybody wanted tipping. The excessive charges for friends on an hour visit to use the pool.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        exceptionally friendly staff, a nice garden with a lot of places to relax, goog breakfast

      • Family with children
        7.4

        The Shanker hotel has a old world charm about it, like someone who was born into incredible wealth but no longer has much money. The pool (although chilly) was a welcome sight after a crazy day of exploring in Kathmandu.

        The lobby bathrooms were really dirty. Bed quite hard.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        My wife and I booked for the night before we were to go on a group tour through Nepal - Shanker was the meeting point.I Mentioned that it was to be our 30th Wedding anniversary and we were presented with a beautiful cake - enough to share with the 8 other members of the group - with some to spare. No money was asked for - the hotel genuinely presented this to us as a gift - what a lovely thought.

      • Single
        5.0

        the garden

        bad services there breakfast few items the minbar in the room old and empty and last its over priced i had to call them 3 times to clean the room befors 12 pm

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Shanker - Kathmandu Kathmandu location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kathmandu
        1.2 mi
      Airports
      • Tribhuvan (KTM)
        2.9 mi
      Restaurants
      • Hotel Manaslu Pvt. Ltd. (cuisine: Continental)
        500 ft
      • Bar Cafe Hemingway's (cuisine: Nepali)
        600 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        94

      Hotel Awards

      NepaliHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKathmanduHotel Shanker

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Spa Hotels in Nepal

      Use Badge