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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a 55 room hotel located in the heart of touristy Thamel. Rooms are cosy, clean and beds with clean sheets. It has a lift that takes guests to all 5 floors and there is a nice sit out area on the top floor. An open garden Resturant in the making. Although Excelsior is located in the heart of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The second time I came to this Hotel - the welcome desk ist real welcome. The Capuccino is to recommend with local coffee beans - tasty. The rooms are very clean. Situated in top spot Thamel - just great. I had a look in the 6th floor to soon be opened Rooftop Restaurant - which will become a must go...

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Thailand
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I was backpacking my way around from San Francisco to Bali, worked a while in Tokyo, spent some months in Thailand and was on my way to Greece. The cheapest flight I could find was on Bangladesh Air (with all the goats and chickens...almost joking), and they offered a stop-over in Kathmandu. So I thought I'd visit for a couple...

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Milpitas, California
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My wife and I stay at the Excelsior every time we visit Kathmandu... over a dozen times in the past 15 years. The hotel is the best choice if you want to be close to the shops and restaurants in Thamel. The staff is very friendly and helpful and have always made us feel at home. Recent renovations have greatly...

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

This hotel was a very good hotel. Made so by the friendly staff and helpful manager. They made us feel at home for the full week we stayed with them. I highly recommend the Hotel Excelsior to you. I stay in many hotels all around the world. This hotel is run by a super friendly staff and a staff who...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in the new wing of this large city centre hotel,which was preferable to the older, outdated and very smelly adjacent hotel. Wonderful staff. Comfortable rooms with limited views due to location. Roof terrace is lovely for dining. Good selection of shops, ATM and supermarket beside hotel. Avoid the in house Spa for any manicures as the...

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Kunsang D, Owner at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Well we are a little confused when you say the "adjacent hotel", anyway we are happy you had a comfortable stay. we would like to know which in house spa was recommended to you, very important for us to know, so that such similar mistakes are not made in the future. Actually these are not in house spas and if...

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

More then 40 times I visited Nepal for trekking, climbing and my schoolproject in the valley. I stayed in several hotels in Kathmandu and elsewhere in Nepal in all those years, so I think I am able to compare accomodations. In 1993 Hotel Excelsior was recommended by a colleague Tourleader of the Royal Dutch Alpine Club and I decided to...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

In Katmandu it is hard to find a good hotel that doesn't cost a whole lot. Hotel Excelsior is pretty good but shabby. It is such a large building that is really cold. The bed are awful. In the middle of the night it felt like the bed turned to ice. The shower is hot sometimes. Try to choose a...

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Kunsang D, Owner at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

We are sorry for the inconveniences, we will definitely make sure such unpleasantness's do not occur again to any of our guests. Please do let us know when something is not right, we will gladly make it right.

Oakland, California
Reviewed 19 December 2014

There is noise from the bar. In my previous review I suggested asking for rooms on the front side of the hotel. This takes care of the noise. I make my reservation directly with The Excelsior. The price is always competitive. The Kathmandu Guest House does not exude the warmth and care like Excelsior. My daughter has stayed at both...

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Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed here on my first night in Kathmandu in the extension building, the bathroom was dirty and the flush didn't work also you get loud music from neighbouring bars until quite late into the night, so if you have jet lag it's not great for sleep. I moved to a different hotel the second night out of sleep desperation. The...

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Kunsang D, Owner at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry you could not sleep, the noise from the surrounding has been a problem for many in Thamel, but we are working on it and hopefully the bars that operate late nights will have sound proofing.

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Address: P.O. Box 9432, Thamel | Narsingh Camp, Kathmandu, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $25 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Excelsior 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Ask to see your room before you check in to hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles rickmQ6891AO, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the front side of the hotel. The rooms on the backside tend to hear noise from the bar until 11pm. I use earplugs and that also takes care of it”
 of 5 bubbles Steego2014, 18 Dec 2014 | Read review
“All rooms will be noisy at night.”
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 of 5 bubbles rpcvtraveler75, 22 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The hotel is surrounded by bars so I don´t think any room is particular is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles CissaC_13, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Try asking for a room on the lower levels as the stairs to the top are tiring, especially with big rucksacks. Pretty average wifi, I suggest nearby restaurants.”
 of 5 bubbles Ellsgapyear, 9 Aug 2014 | Read review
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