Shangri-La Hotel Kathmandu
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- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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TravelPod Member ReviewsShangri-La Hotel Kathmandu
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here for a few days last February. The staff were great and cheerful and nothing was a bother. Sujan, Naru, and the smiling security man who saluted you as you came in and went out, were memorable. The Friday Night Barbecue was great fun, and all the meals were very enjoyable. We were warm and comfortable in our room during the winter nights too.
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... 1920 and was considered the most sophisticated garden of its time. The garden hosts a sunken amphitheater, pavilions, a small pound and numerous benches and alcoves for reading or people-watching. As you have to pay a small fee to enter the garden, it was mostly full of westerner tourists but I did notice several young Nepali couples canoodling on the grass. It made me wonder if the garden offered a safe & secret spot for young couples ...
... for a SIM card but they couldn't help me.
I arranged with some of the people to go to the Monkey Temple (Swayambhunath - Unesco World Heritage) in the western part of Kathmandu. We wanted to meet up at the hostel at 4:30 to be able to catch the sunset from the top of the mountain where the temple is. So it was time to head back to the hostel.
We arranged a taxi to bring us to the temple over even more adventurous roads and had to climb a good few steps past a lot ...
... to move so I'm walking quickly towards it but it's so completely packed I had to stand on the steps leading up to the bus! Mindy says "ah we made it!" And I said "You call this making it"???? Once again it's bodies squished against each other. Oh joy. I don't know how the bus even moved it was so overloaded. Afternoon service was nice. At one house the brother I was with spoke for a while to a man so while he spoke to him I showed the young girl and her brother the ...