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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent two nights in the calmness of a surrounding forest and golf course almost in the heart of Kathmandu, just a few hundred metres away. This is a first class resort with the amenities of a golf course, with views of ice capped peaks along the fairways, surrounded by forest populated with herds of deer and monkeys. Hard to... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here prior to trekking to Everest Base Camp. Hotel staff cannot do enough to ensure your looked after, very friendly. Food is great, breakfast each morning. Came back after the trek for a very relaxing afternoon / night. Fantastic place.

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Dubai
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful resort, spacious and nice room, big bathroom. Breakfast buffet with a variety of dishes and wonderful service. I had a very relaxing stay. Located around 40 minutes from the city, but that is not a problem at all. They have many activities organized.

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Perth
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we stayed at the Gorkana Forest Resort for 4 nights in November after trekking in the Everest region and it was a welcome quiet resort to relax. Hidden on a hill top in a forest above the noisy, dusty, hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Our room (229) was plenty big enough for all our luggage with a large bathroom. The... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good hotel in a nice location. The appearance of the hotel was very good with plenty of photographs on the walls and good Nepalese style furniture throughout Staff were wonderful; very friendly and very attentive. They went out of their way to be helpful. Particular thanks to Rishma. Rooms were among the largest hotel rooms we've... More 

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Bengaluru, India
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this resort with my friend and we love this place. The setting was amazingly done plus the room was good. We really love swimming pool and the spa. Great value for money and we hope to come back. The food they servce was tasty. 5 star resort of Kathmandu.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent three nights at Gokarna Forest Resort after a gruelling trek through the Annapurna ranges and it was a wonderful experience. Rooms are large - we had the bonus of a balcony, the beds very comfortable, the bathroom was well appointed, clean and very western (a huge plus after staying in mountain guesthouses for the past 5 nights). The staff... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel and a good reprieve from the dusty noisy city. Food was good. If you have time, the forest walk is worthwhile. The grounds are beautiful. Lots of monkeys! The massage was reasonably priced and good. The bathrooms are modern and clean. Staff was very pleasant.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Front office staff and food and beverage staff were just delightful to deal with. Rishma was just so helpful when we had problems with our tour organiser. We had fabulous "5 star food service" in the 8848 bar by a lovely young lady that was trained at Movenpick (wish i could remember her name). Food was great for a la... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right from check-in we experienced great customer service at Gokarna Forest Resort. The buffets had a good variety and great ambiance. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The massage was a bit disappointing and not to the expected standard. Also, if you require a taxi to the airport, make sure you order well in advance as it takes ages... More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gokarna Forest Resort... A tranquil Heaven to quiet Hideaways.Situated within the city limits of Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Gokarna Forest Resort is located inside the serene temperate Gokarna Forest, the former private Royal hunting grounds of the Kings of Nepal. A winding road climbs leads through the forest up to the main complex, comprising a mix of subtly majestic Malla period architecture, Rana period lodges, and sanctuaries harmoniously blending with nature. Further on exotic Forest View cottage rooms are set beside a century old restored Hunter's lodge. A quiet peaceful haven set between ancient towering trees with glimpses of the second fairway in the valley below make the perfect getaway for a few days of golf, relaxation and rejuvenation at the Spa, enchanting forest walks, and time close to nature. SPA & HEALTH CLUB Amongst majestic trees on the edge of a plateau overlooking Gokarna Forest and the grassed valley below, Harmony Spa combines therapeutic care with a natural environment impossible to recreate elsewhere. Included are a variety of rejuvenating courses, emphasizing Ayurvedic treatments within Ayura, a dedicated Ayurvedic treatment area, the Adam & Eve, and Serenity massage rooms. The Health club encompasses Apsara, the Beauty Treatment center, an indoor temperature controlled swimming pool, luxurious changing rooms each with a Sauna, Steam room, and Jacuzzi. The large well equipped gym, the finest in the country, overlooks the forest through large windows. GOLF COURSE Against the backdrop of the snow capped Himalayas, close to the heart of Kathmandu city, South Asia's finest, and one of the world's most spectacular Golf Resort Courses is stunningly set within 470 acres of the hundreds years old Gokarna Forest Reserve. Designed by David Kidd (Gleneagles Golf Developments of Scotland), the 6,715 yard par 72 course boasts the only Bent Grass Greens in South Asia, making it one of the highlights of the professional tour circuits in the region. The serenity and setting are overwhelming. Deer and monkey wander freely, as will the spirits of all who enter. Truly an enchanting sanctuary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gokarna Forest Resort

Address: Rajnikunj Gokarna, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal (Formerly Le Meridien )
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $149 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gokarna Forest Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Gokarna Forest Hotel Kathmandu
Kathmandu Le Meridien
Le Meridien Kathmandu
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Kathmandu
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kathmandu
#6 Spa Hotel in Kathmandu
#6 Business Hotel in Kathmandu
#7 Family Hotel in Kathmandu
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“Keep the doors and windown closed. The monkeys know which packets contain milk and sugar once they rush inside!”
 of 5 bubbles Honda90man, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and get the new building, and try for a balcony - the monkeys try and get into the rooms and it's very funny to watch.”
 of 5 bubbles E1591ARjulieb, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay at the far end of the building and enjoy the forest view, you won't hear a noise.”
 of 5 bubbles carloam2016, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“room facing forest”
 of 5 bubbles abirpkc, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“choose from main building”
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