Hotel Tenki

Paknajol, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal | Hotel
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Last Thoughts on Nepal

A travel blog entry by partheymuller on Aug 04, 2014

We met a missionary priest from Spain yesterday when we went to the
Cathedral. He said Nepal has 7,000 Catholics. He told us some about his
life as a missionary in Argentina, India and now Nepal.

We leave today for Kolkata, India. Which is why I am probably up at 5:00 am typing this blog post.

Crystal and I have had a …

Day nine

A travel blog entry by eacharron


... we're relieved when they knew we would be back tomorrow.

Goodbyes are definitely going to be really hard for all of us. The work is slowly dying down as we start to wrap up the trip so our days are filled with less work and more free time. I have to admit it's very nice since I'm exhausted from the past week of work and heat. Sadly, we only have two full days left which is crazy to think about! But the longer I'm here the more homesick I get. Hope everyone has a good ...

A wedding ceremony

A travel blog entry by midannwife


... ones honoured!! The afternoon passed in a haze of celebration, music, chanting by the Brahman, food, wine and drinks. We had much of the ceremonial sections explained by family members as there is no similarity with Western weddings that I could see. This was a very orthodox wedding though with many ceremonial parts, lighting of incense and anointing of heads and hands. There were nibbles bought around on platters...I thought this was lunch, so stocked up well! We were ...

Life and death on the sacred Bagmati

A travel blog entry by hamiltonfamily


... that when Tiggy died we sent her off into the wild beyond, complete with marigolds.)

It was obviously a young child. The little feet were exposed from under the wrapping of white cloth so that water from the sacred river could be splashed upon the feet. Clothing is discretely removed from under the shroud (in order to leave this world the same as we arrive). Friends and family were crowded about but several key members were carrying out ...

Not the best start...

A travel blog entry by maestrojfk


... delays were due to an air traffic issue and not weather, so they could not. They told me which train to take to get to Dulles, though. I was supposed to get on the orange Metro, but the orange Metro did not go to where I was, so I had to figure out where I was going. Also, as it turns out, the published Metro rates are not really the correct Metro rates. There is a $1 surcharge on all routes, so when I finally got to West Falls Church, I could not get out because I didn't have ...

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This hotel, located on Paknajol, Thamel, Kathmandu, is near Thamel, Durbar Square, Kaiser Library, and Nagarjun Forest Reserve.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Tenki Kathmandu

    Reviewed by partheymuller

    A choice I would make again.

    Reviewed Aug 4, 2014
    by (1 review) Bronx , United States Flag of United States

    I found Hotel Tenki on Agoda. It was a last minute choice because our dates of travel changed and we couldn't get in at the other hotel. We soon discovered that we chose well. We were picked up at the airport, which meant that we didn't have to navigate the taxi line. On the way to the hotel we met Raj, the travel coordinator for the hotel. We only had tentative plans for our time in Nepal such as seeing the Himalaya. Raj pointed us in the right direction and we ended up with wonderful memories of the countryside, the Himalaya, Pokhara (which we never even considered going to.) The hotel rooms were clean, the bathroom could have been better but the people were fantastic. From the porter, to the guards, to the hotel clerks all made us feel welcome. The breakfasts were filling but plain. All in all it was the best quickly made decision I ever made.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by electracity

    Mediocre Hotel

    Reviewed Dec 24, 2012
    by (5 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    This hotel was first of all very cold and very loud. I had to bundle up and sleep with multiple blankets because it was cold and they didn't have heaters. It was also incredibly loud with people knocking on each others doors at six in the morning. My door didn't lock very well so I didn't feel safe all the time, but the staff was very helpful and courteous. Breakfast was also a large portion in the morning.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Tenki Kathmandu

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent