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Dalai-La Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Chaksibari Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu
The price is $102 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (76 reviews)

"I enjoyed Dalai la's integration and support of local artists. They have set aside part of their dining space as an impromptu gallery, allowing artists to present work and meet visitors and tourists. Dalai La also is part of Nepal 2020 tourisim campaign and had three giant 'Yeti' sculptures on display ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Dalai-La Boutique Hotel
Hotel Friend's Home
3.5 out of 5
Chhusya Galli, Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu
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The price is $22 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (360 reviews)

"Excellent location at Thamel. Friendly staff and nice breakfast served. Very good value for money with a decent size room."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Hotel Friend's Home
Metro Eco Hotel
3 out of 5
Sorakhutte, Ganesh Temple, Kathmandu
The price is $14 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

"The hosts are very dear people. The modest room was clean offering internet, television and hot water..i slept comfortably on the soft bed. Cooling is a ceiling fan & in tge cement building is more than adequate even in the summer heat."…"

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Metro Eco Hotel
Alpine Hotel & Apartment
3.5 out of 5
Chaksibari Marg, Opp Manang Hotel, Thamel, Kathmandu, Kathmandu
The price is $29 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (88 reviews)
Excellent!

"A lovely hotel in the heart of the city. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. If you are looking for a very affordable hotel close to everything then look no further."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Alpine Hotel & Apartment
Dream Nepal Hotel and Apartment
3 out of 5
Amrit Marg - 30 Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu
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The price is $36 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (77 reviews)

"It was an overnite transit to Sauraha Reception young man was very welcoming most pleasant Room lacks better lighting & shower stall needs either curtain or separation as water was splashing all over bathroom Breakfast given for takeout was not recommended!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018

Dream Nepal Hotel and Apartment
Hotel Bliss International
3 out of 5
Chhusya Galli, Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu
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The price is $88 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (114 reviews)

"Sitting on roof was great , value for money. I stayed at a very expensive hotel last time But I tell you I had a better experience at this hotel. Room was cleaned properly food is good and food is not expensive. They can make changes to free breakfast and cook something you like. Parking space is ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Hotel Bliss International
Kathmandu Home Hotel
3 out of 5
Chhusya Galli, Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu, Bagmati
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4.1/5Very Good! (88 reviews)
Good value

"We've stayed in a few different rooms at this hotel: in general they are comfortable and clean (although cleaning has never been offered during our stay). In some the bathrooms are quite small, although the showers are always hot and powerful. The staff are polite, and they are happy to store bags ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Kathmandu Home Hotel
Avataar Kathmandu Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Z-Street, Thamel, Kathmandu
Free Cancellation
The price is $42 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (134 reviews)

"Location , clean & safe . View from top is awesome. Mr Josef in restaurant wonderful and really cares guest. Though tea kettle is available but milk powder is not provided."…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Avataar Kathmandu Hotel
Kathmandu Mantra Home
2 out of 5
Z-Street Thamel, Kathmandu, Bagmati
The price is $17 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (53 reviews)
Excellent stay!!!!

"Just a follow-up review on my previous review on my one-night stay before spending my weekend in Pokhara - the hotel was overbooked and they arranged for me to stay in another hotel owned by the same owner. After my stay in Pokhara, I finally got to stay in this hotel and can provide an actual review ..."…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

Kathmandu Mantra Home
De Hotel Veda
3.5 out of 5
Thamel, Kathmandu
The price is $33 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (39 reviews)

"good location .. next door hello kitty restaurant served good food .. clean and good service"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2017

De Hotel Veda
Backyard Hotel
3 out of 5
Chibahal Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu, KTM
The price is $14 per night
3.9/5Good! (75 reviews)

"The check in was good but the room was smelling very badly ,espicially the smell of cigratte in the room was fucking so terrible , it smell everytime when i enter to the room.The room service was not available during the breakfast time and as we go down for the breakfast there was no buffet system ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2019

Backyard Hotel
Shree Tibet Family Guest House
3 out of 5
Thamel Bhagwati Marg 133, Kathmandu
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3.9/5Good! (77 reviews)

"Good hotel and good location. Friendly staff, great service."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018

Shree Tibet Family Guest House
Kathmandu Madhuban Guest House
2 out of 5
Pakanajol Road, Chhetrapati, Thamel, Kathmandu
The price is $11 per night
3.9/5Good! (97 reviews)
Good and next to everything hotel

"Super friendly staff, walking distance of everything, free breakfast ok, rooftop terrasse, quiet neighborhood after 22h00, sometimes even earlier. Funny spots on blankets,l and not so clean toilet/shower... I preferred to sleep in my sleeping bag during my stay... But still, not much of an assle ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2019

Kathmandu Madhuban Guest House
Tibet Peace Inn
3 out of 5
Paknajol, Thamel, Kathmandu
The price is $16 per night
3.8/5Good! (22 reviews)

"Great value overall. However not a quiet property. Lots of notice early in the morning. Definitely bring earplugs if you’re a light sleeper. Breakfast and free hot/cold water is a plus!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Tibet Peace Inn
Hotel Buddha Land
3 out of 5
Thamel Jyatha 30, Kathmandu
The price is $20 per night
3.5/5Good! (50 reviews)

"For the price, location, and staff, this hotel is perfect. There were a couple minor issues "No Hot Water" for one morning, but everything else was great. The staff always have a smile, and willing to help. I would definitely return to this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2019

Hotel Buddha Land
Heritage Home Hotel & Guest House
3 out of 5
Sattghumti, Thamel, Kathmandu
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3.3/5 (4 reviews)
Mostly happy traveller

"I didn't know what to expect, maybe my 'western' ideas were a little off. The reality is that it is a safe, clean(ish) hotel with very polite and helpful staff. Good value for money."…"

Reviewed on May 5, 2019

Heritage Home Hotel & Guest House
Hotel Silver Home
2 out of 5
Thamel, Kathmandu
The price is $10 per night
3.1/5 (80 reviews)

"The staff are super helpful, kind and easygoing. The location is set back from the immediate busyness of Thamel to feel like a bit of a refuge."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Hotel Silver Home
Karma Travellers Home
3 out of 5
Thamel, Kathmandu
The price is $13 per night
3/5 (15 reviews)

"I stayed here once in 2016 and again in 2019. The staff are super friendly and even helped me resolve a dispute with another business in the area during my first stay. Its conveniently located in a queit part of Thamel and the other international guests are always awesome people, they even offer ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2019

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Cheap Hotels in Thamel

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Planning Your Trip to Thamel

Still deciding on travel dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can make the most of your money.

  • Hottest months: May, June, April, and July, with an average temperature of 85°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 38°F
  • Rainiest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average rainfall of 6.19 inches
  • Driest months: November, December, January, and March, with an average rainfall of 0.78 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Thamel

Thamel draws tourists with its major shopping area and bar scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. If you're looking to enjoy the area's natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Garden of Dreams, Shivapuri National Park, or Siddha Pokhari.

Travelers also like Thamel for its:
  • Sightseeing
  • Temples
  • Tours
  • Cultural attractions
  • Live music

Getting Around Thamel

The most convenient airport is 3 mi (4.9 km) from the city center in Kathmandu (KTM-Tribhuvan Intl.). Thamel might not have many public transit options so renting a car could be a reasonable alternative to explore the area.

Frequently asked questions

What is Thamel like for travelers on a budget?
Thamel has a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Garden of Dreams.
What is there to see and do in Thamel?
Thamel draws tourists with its major shopping area and cafés, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Pashupatinath Temple and Garden of Dreams, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Check out the local culture at Narayanhity Palace Museum and Chhauni Museum, or visit other spots like Freak Street.
What's the best way to get around Thamel?
The most convenient airport is 3 mi (4.9 km) away from the center in Kathmandu (KTM-Tribhuvan Intl.). Thamel may not have many public transit choices so a car rental could be an economical alternative to explore more of the area.

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