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  • Excellent35%
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  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

Hotel Potala is one hotel that many budget travellers end up overlooking in their trip to kathmandu as in many travel guides it seems expensive compared to other budget places. This is a view that I also had, and in my edition of Lonely Planet...More

2  Thank Vincent1995
Response from HotelPotala1, Owner at Hotel PotalaResponded 25 February 2014

Dear Sir Namaste Thank very much for taking a time to write splendid review about hotel potala on tripadvisor. We are pleased to know that you have had pleasant stay with us. We are trying to do much better always making your comfortable stay at...More

Reviewed 21 January 2014

Our travelling group used this hotel before and after our Everest Base Camp trek. The staff were wonderful, helpful, cheerful and always attentive. I liked the lounge area near reception for free tea - it was a good area to meet and chat. Rooms were...More

2  Thank CRose2012
Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

The hotel is located In the heart of Thamel. This has it's pros and cons. If you're a light sleeper: bring earplugs! Breakfast is great. But outside breakfast hours, serving is slow and the food poor. Rooms are small but clean, and the bath is...More

Thank Sally A
Reviewed 27 November 2013

I stayed here a few times when in Kathmandu. Love the place. Great friendly staff in a well run centrally located hotel in Thamel, KTM. Clean room, with hot water. Good resturant with local and international food. A home away from home. I will be...More

2  Thank Ade652
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Perfect in the centre of Thamel, if you don't mind live music from the bar next door at evening. Rooms are clean and breakfast is great! The staffs are really helpful and always friendly. I stayed there for two weeks and they even got a...More

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"Room with a private ensuite"
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"Rear rooms are quieter"
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"If you do choose to stay here, pick a room on the right of the hallway. They are better insulated from noise."
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"Rooms on 5th floor are more quitter than lower floors!!"
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