Top 20 best Tripadvisor travelers choice hotels in Nepal

Given below is the list of Top 20 best Tripadvisor travelers choice hotels in Nepal. Location, sleep quality, rooms, service, value and cleanliness were set as the measuring scale for the ranking.

The ranking is based on reviews and ratings that have been given by travelers who have stayed in these hotels in 2015. Find out the best hotels whether you are looking for a room as a  solo or as  a couple or  if you are in business visit. Out of   Top 20 best Tripadvisor travelers choice hotels in Nepal , 10 Hotels are enlisted from  Kathmandu while 8 are from Pokhara and 2 are from Sauraha in Chitwan.

List of Travelers’ Choice winner

Hotels in Kathmandu

1. Hotel Mi Casa

2. Hotel Friends Home

3. Dwarika’s Hotel

4. Hotel Mums Home Pvt Ltd

5. Gokarna forest resort

6. Shambaling Boutique Hotel

7. Dream Nepal Hotel and Apartment

8. Hotel Tibet International

9.Hyatt Regency Hotel

10. Hotel Encounter Nepal

 In Pokhara

1. Temple Tree Resort & Spa

2. Hotel Trekkers Inn

3. Waterfront Resort Hotel

4. Hotel Dream Pokhara

5. Sacred Valley Inn Pokhara

6. The Lakeside Retreat

7. Hotel Family Home Pokhara

8. Sampada Inn

In Sauraha, Chitwan

1. Sapana Village Lodge

2. Hotel Butterfly


1. Hotel Mi Casa

Recommended by Lonely Planet, this is a luxurious hotel with nine rooms that are decorated in a typical Nepali way. Choose rooms with or without kitchenette and terrace.  Existing in core Kathmandu- mere 50m far from Garden of Dreams, Thamel, the hotel conducts a 24-hour front desk and provides services like free wi-fi, AC rooms, TV, lounge, Room Service, Laundry  and safety deposit box. For traveler’s assistance, it has been providing counselling and making an arrangements for vehicle rental, money exchange and  day tours from the separate tour desk that is solely dedicated to the travelers who wish to explore Nepal. The restaurant inside  hotel prepares several national and international cuisines. The hotel makes you feel at home, after all that is what Mi Casa (Spanish: My home) means. You can reserve the room by dialing 00977-14-415149 or send your mail at You can also make an online reservation by visiting its official site:

2. Hotel Friends Home

Located in the heart of Kathmandu, Hotel Friends Home has 20 well furbished standard and deluxe rooms.  Enjoy sunrise and sunset view and observe nightlife in Kathmandu from the rooftop terrace. Consult with tour desk and prepare your customized tour itinerary. The hotel provides 24-hr reception, room service and luggage storage. You can enjoy your evening in a spacious lobby.  It offers services of safety deposit box, free wi-fi, rooftop bar, money exchange, car hire and other. Online booking is available from its official site: You can in fact get free airport pick up facility by booking the room online. You can also book now and pay later after arrival. For details, give a call at +977 1- 4152065

3. Dwarika’s Hotel

Recommended strongly for honeymoon couples, the setting of Dwarika’s Hotel intrigues the visitor with the nostalgic  ambience of Malla period. Several Newari fashioned small houses are connected by  brick paved courtyards. Equipped with amenities like a library lounge, yoga & fitness center, meeting rooms, spa and pool, this 87-room 5-star hotel is located in Battisputali, southwest of Pashupatinath.   This hotel is able to win several national and international awards for its outstanding work in heritage conservation. Choose from Royal Suite, Heritage Executive Suite, Heritage Deluxe Single, Heritage Junior Suite and Heritage Deluxe Rooms. Give a call at +977-1- 4479488  or  make an online reservation by visiting its official site:

4.Hotel Mums Home Pvt Ltd

This hotel satiates your crave for deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu at cheap price. Located in Jyatha, Thamel, it has got Standard Queen (Single Occupancy ), Deluxe King (Double/ Twin) and Super Deluxe Family (Triple) rooms. Rooms are well furnished with Air conditioning, bathroom with shower, Dressing table, Electricity adapters, Hair dryer, Free  WiFi, Iron and ironing board, Sofa, chairs, TV,  lamp, Telephone and Toiletries. Consult with travel experts for tour. Ask for luggage storage facility and enjoy local and international cuisine from its restaurant. Visit for online reservation. Give a call at  +977 1-4152026 for details.

5. Gokarna forest resort

Gokarna Forest is the only Golf Resort in Nepal. Enjoy professional golf in its 18-hole golf course. Once used as a hunting reserve by Royal and Rana families, you can now take a jungle walk or do horse riding in the vast stretch of Gokarna forest. There are 16 cottage rooms, a hunter’s lodge and a conference room. Health club offers spa, ayurvedic treatment, sauna, jacuzzi, steam room and  gym  is available. The hotel is managed by Hotel Le Meridien, Kathmandu.  Enjoy the facilities of private dining, lounge hall, room service, house keeping,  tea/ coffe making, forest and garden view and many more.   Visit for online booking. The hotel was provided a green sticker after going through Structural Damage Assessment from ATC 20 and Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC). So, this hotel is safe to stay after tragic earthquake of 2015.

6.  Shambaling Boutique Hotel

The winner of SWISS-Q1 quality label, Shambaling is located 10 min walking distance far from Nepal’s largest Bouddhanath Stupa. It is one of the nearest hotel from International Airport. The hotel is built in seventies style Tibetan house where you can select from 30 deluxe and standard rooms that are designed in the concept of Kalachakra. Facilities include free wi-fi,  24-hr front desk among many others. Enjoy best cuisine at  Lungta Restaurant and Lingka Garden Restuarant. Price of room starts from USD40 per night. Visit for online booking.  Give a call at  +977-1-4916868 for details.

 7. Dream Nepal Hotel and Apartment

This is a centrally located heritage hotel in Kathmandu that has a Japanese Restuarant. You can enjoy the services of free high speed wi-fi, hot water, balcony apartment, housekeeping and rooftop view. The hotel has dedicated a travel desk from where it caters your travel needs, vehicle hire needs and travel plan. You can select from Suite Room (Single/ Double), Deluxe Apartment (Single/ Double) and Deluxe Room. It accepts all of the major credit cards.  You can log in to for online booking of room. Give a call at  +977-1- 4152046 for details.

8. Hotel Tibet International

This is a Tibetan Boutique Hotel where 68 rooms are categorized into Tibetan Boutique Room, Tibetan Boutique Suite Room and Tibetan Executive Suite Room. Located near Bouddhanath Stupa, the rooms are themed in Buddhist culture where walls are covered in Tibetan fabrics and vintage pictures.  Amenities include AC Rooms, TV, tea/coffee maker, safe and private bathrooms with shower. Get Tibetan massage Treatment in Sambhala Spa and dine at Shangrila Kitchen.  Enjoy the benefit of a  free guided meditation every morning. Room tariff starts from 200 USD onwards.  Visit for online reservation of room. Give a call at  + 977-1- 4488188/ 4467746/ 4467741 for details.

9. Hyatt Regency Hotel

This is one of the best 5- star luxury business hotels in Kathmandu. Total 280 rooms are categorized into Regency Executive suites, Presidential Suite, Regency Suite King, Standard King Room,Stupa View King Room and Regency Club King Room.  Butler Service is available on request. For recreational activities, join Club Oasis and choose from the three tennis courts in a hotel or get a cool splash in indoor and outdoor swimming pool. You can take a spa treatment and try ancient sirodhara treatment or choose from mountain path, river path and forest path packages. There are four restaurants and bars in the hotel namely  Rox Restaurant, The Cafe, The Terrace and Lobby Lounge and Rox Bar. Visit for details.

10.  Hotel Encounter Nepal

Located in a tourist hub of Thamel, Hotel Encounter Nepal is a 3-star hotel that dazzles you with epic mountain views from rooftop. Enjoy breakfast at the garden. Dine at Kathmandu Grill Restaurant. Total 36 rooms are equipped with amenities like AC, wooden flooring, coffe/ tea maker, internet, tv, private balcony, TV and a private bathroom. It is recommended by Agoda. It accepts all credit cards. Visit for online booking.

11. Temple Tree Resort & Spa

Located in Gaurighat, Lakeside of Pokhara, the Temple Tree & Spa boutique hotel is known for the incredible views of the great Phewa Lake and the unobstructed views of Machhapuchhre and other snow-peaked mountains. Accommodation is at two- storey cottages built out of timber. Total 47 deluxe rooms are available for accommodation. Each room offers a private balcony .  You can even book two apartments. Get relief from the heat stress at its own swimming pool or take the taste of international cuisine at The Bay Leaf Restaurant and The Tree House Restaurant. Enjoy drinking at The Island Bar.  It is ideal for conducting meeting and events in Pokhara. Price of room starts from USD 160 onward.  You can find more details at

12.  Hotel Trekkers Inn

Located near to Phewa Lake in Pokhara, Hotel Trekkers Inn is much near to Davis Fall and Old Mahendrapul Market . Enjoy the views of majestic peaks from the  private balcony of clean rooms. Amenities include private bathroom with hot and cold shower and  wood flooring. Ask for help at travel desk. Make use of 24-hr desk service and room service and enjoy the local and international dishes from its restaurant. The rooms are categorized as Family Suit, Deluxe and Standard. The rate starts from as low as 35USD for single. Learn more from

13.  Waterfront Resort Hotel

Waterfront is the 4-star hotel in Pokhara that is located at  the northern edge of Phewa Lake. The rooms are equipped with amenities like AC and private balconny from where you can get incredible view of serene Phewa Lake. Spend your private time sipping coffee on the terrace or lounge. It is conveniently located near to Pokhara Airport. Total 58 Deluxe Room and 3 Suites are available for booking. Price starts from USD 120 for Deluxe Room (single). Use lavish Kharpan Hall or Annapurna Hall for Conference and Banquette. Dine at Acqua Bird Restaurant or Alfresco or IIIY Coffee Bar or Taal & Taal RRestaurant. Send a mail at or make an online reservation by visiting its official site:

14. Hotel Dream Pokhara

Existing in Lakeside, Pokhara, rooms in Hotel Dream Pokhara are divided into Suite, Deluxe Room and Standard Room. Suite is charged USD 50 per night for single and USD 60 per night for double. The rate for Deluxe Room is USD 40 per night for Single Bed and USD 50 per night for Double Bed.  Standard Room costs USD 25 per night for Single bed, USD 30 per night for Double bed and USD 40 per night for Triple Bed. They accept credit cards. All rooms have amenities like attached bathroom, satellite TV and  telephone. Visit for online reservation.

15. Sacred Valley Inn Pokhara

Recommended by Lonely Planet as one of the top5 places to stay in Pokhara, Sacred Valley Inn is located in Lakeside. The bright rooms come with attached bathroom and amenities like fans and free wi-fi. Spend your leisure time at a TV lounge in reception area. The rooms are categorized as top floor rooms with rooftop views, Middle floor rooms with balcony, Ground Floor rooms and Common Rooms. Enjoy sipping coffee outdoors in the garden with views of Mount Annapurna. It has its own restaurant named Monsoon Cafe. It has its sister concern hotel in hotel named Sacred Valley Inn, Kathmandu. Give a call at +977-61-461792 for reservation.

16.  The Lakeside Retreat

Located 10 min ride from Airport, The Lakeside Retreat is one of the finest hotels in Pokhara. The terraces and garden provides close-up views of Majestic Annapurna Range. The room features TV, AC, free Wi-Fi, lockers, private bathroom and plush furnishing.    Total 31 Superior Rooms, 4 Single Storey Wooden Deluxe Cottage with AC are available for booking. It offers facilities like Conference Hall, Business Center, Airport pick up and drop, Butler Service and Spa and beauty Health Care. The rooms are moderately charged. Online reservation can be made by visiting

17.  Hotel Family Home Pokhara

If you are looking for hotel in Pokhara within 500 rs range, this is the best budget hotel that you should book in. Located in the peaceful ambience of Barahipath, Baidam, the hotel is near to Tal Barahi Temple and World Peace Pagoda. There are 24 AC rooms with minibars, free wi-fi internet and TV. Make use of Rec and Spa and give peace to your aching mind, body and soul. The rooms are categorized into Super Deluxe, Deluxe and Standard Rooms and it offer services like 24/7 front desk, 24/7 hot and cold running water, 24/7 room service, luggage storage, Airport pickup Drop and many more. Make an online reservation by visiting

18.  Sampada Inn
This is a 2-star hotel that provides luxurious stay at the rooms that are designed in a way to promote the nepali heritage. The rooms offer excellent views of Annapurna Range, lake and its own meticulous garden. They offer facilities of free wi-fi internet, free parking and 24-hr reception. The amenities include fan, cable TV, private bathroom and a wardrobe.  Price starts from 25 USd per night.  Give a call at 061-462817 for booking a room.

19Sapana Village Lodge

This is one of the best hotels in Sauraha, Chitwan. Located near to Chitwan National Park, Designed in a traditional  Tharu fashion, They have their own small petting zoo including two elephants. Accommodation can be arranged at any of 30 deluxe rooms including a honeymoon suite. Try local dishes at their own restaurant. Ask for help in arranging jungle activities. They offer facilities of 24 hr hot water, 24-hr front desk, private bathroom and a balcony. Rooms are moderately charged. Visit for details. 

20. Hotel Butterfly

Located near to Rapti River, this is one of the best jungle safari resort in Sauraha. Enjoy walking leisurely in its well- maintained garden. Accommodation is provided at 5 cottages with 10 standard size rooms. They offer facilities of attached bathroom, 24hrs hot and cold water supply, free wifi, bar, guided wildlife activities in National Park  and guided tour of Tharu village. You can also hire a bike from the hotel. Visit for online reservation or give a call at 00977-056-580229.

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