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Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel

JP Road, Thamel | Chettrapati, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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  • Thamel
    0.2 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 4 November 2016
Place is ok, staff is amazing
We enjoyed our stay there. The rooms are ok, a bit pricey for... more
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Nendaz, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We enjoyed our stay there. The rooms are ok, a bit pricey for what it is. The room at their sister hotel (Royal Penguin 2 a hundred meters away) are way better), The breakfast was amazing and the staff very nice.

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you again for a wonderful review of our hotel and your continued support. Reading expensive, We certainly aim to be one of the best hotels by providing beautiful rooms, luxurious facilities and exquisite food, but above all - excellent services. We have spacious and comfortable rooms, modern bathrooms, Restaurant, delicious array of breakfast and our central location....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were given a very warm welcome when we arrived at the hotel and were delighted to be told we had been upgraded to the penthouse room, the Everest suite. Our room had all the facilities to make our stay comfortable including AC, a big double bed with fresh linen and lots of white towels. There was a kettle, plenty...

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for such a wonderful feedback regarding your stay at our Hotel. We are pleased to hear that you had a very comfortable stay with us. Review is very motivating to us and it gives us a boost to go an extra mile to exceed our guests expectations each time. We are happy to learn that we...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

I booked a room with royal penguin(main building) from the 14th of October through the 18th, due to flight cancellations, I arrived at the hotel on the 15th of October. I was picked up by the hotel's private car from the airport, it was about a 20 minute car ride. The check in process was about 30 minutes, I assumed...

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for writing review about your stay at our hotel. On the outset our sincere apologies for the inconveniences faced by you during your stay with us, in-spite of our best efforts it is really sad that your experience was not as per your expectations. However, we would like to thank you for your feedback and would...

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been there twice now ( September 2015 and September 2016) in the last year and it is a wonderful hotel. The staff are amazing. They are warm and so attentive. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend the Royal Penguin! I will be back.

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for Recommending and your review. We strive to provide the utmost comfort to our valued guests and we are delighted that you have had a wonderful stay with us, and thank you for noticing the little touches we put in to ease your stay. I am glad that our team has left you with such a...

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very good clean tidy and good service all the staff were so polite... Want to suggest. 1.should give permission to smoke at balcony 2.design of restaurant was perfect looks very nice but the chair was slepary and not comfort. Hopefully I'll be there on nov..c u soon. Thank you

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking time to write review on tripadvisor. We appreciate the feedback that we receive from our guests and this is crucial for us to improve the products & services that we offer. Thank you once again for your precious feedback. Thank you for noticing the little touches we put in to ease your stay. We...

Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Hotel is located right in the middle of Thamel. The staff were very courteous and friendly. They were able to communicate well and able to understand your need and adjust the environment accordingly. The food quality served was excellent. It has variety of food including Italian, Thai, Mexican, Indian, Chinese etc.. Most of the guests were foreigners and has...

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sravan Kumar Thank you taking the time to share your experiences. We are honored to receive your review and appreciate your endorsement of our service, location and facilities. We endeavor to provide a holistic experience to our guests and it brings us great joy to learn that the facilities were of good use to you.It is indeed a sheer...

Reviewed 7 October 2016

I booked this hotel as my base to explore Kathmandu. My knowledge to both the city and country was limited when I was searching for a place to stay. Looking back I'm very glad I choose this hotel. This to the charming and polite staff, and quite okay restaurant. You should try out the Nepalese dishes when staying there, that...

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for sharing your experience about the hotel and our services; it is indeed a pleasure to read your positive comment. We are happy to learn that we were able to live up to your expectations. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the overall service and the ambience of our hotel, your words...

Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I chose RP based on other reviews and I wasn't disappointed! Amazing service, prompt pickups and dropoffs, the room was very clean and full of interesting interior design elements, very cute. Loved it, will be coming back! Great location and view as well.

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for such a wonderful feedback regarding your stay at our Hotel. We are pleased to hear that you had a very comfortable stay with us. Thank you for giving us a full 5-star rating, this is very motivating to us and it gives us a boost to go an extra mile to exceed our guests expectations...

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stuffs were really up to the mark i must say. Every time me & my friends needed anything they showed up in seconds. The room was big, regularly cleaned, wifi was good. Restaurant & bar was fantastic. Check the bar if you like varieties of liquor.

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for such a wonderful feedback regarding you recent stay with us. Your words of appreciation will be passed on to our whole team and it will definitely lift their spirit. Our restaurant serves international menu with more than 200 incredibly delicious recipes. We certainly aim to be one of the best hotels by providing beautiful rooms,...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel was comfortable and clean. The room decoration was a unique with stuffed animals decorating the bed. The lighting in the lobbies and bedrooms were quite blue. The staff is very nice, it is clean, and it is a convenient location.

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Yulia G, Manager at Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your review.We appreciate a feedback from our dear guest and we always do our best to keep the quality on a relevant level. Since this is our goal to make a hotel comfortable to live at, we always make efforts to make service better. We are very glad to know that you like...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well-positioned in Thamel, Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel is the ideal point of departure for your excursions in Kathmandu. Set 0.0 Km from the excitement of the city, this 3.5-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. A haven of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal just steps away from the city's numerous attractions such as Kathesimbhu Stupa, Kathmandu Guest House Minitheatre, Gandharba Culture and Art Organisation.Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. Top features of the hotel include meeting facilities, laundry service/dry cleaning, tours, restaurant, bar/pub.Step into one of 13 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as television LCD/plasma screen, separate shower and tub, bathtub, extra long beds (> 2 meters), coffee/tea maker. The hotel offers wonderful recreational facilities such as garden, sauna, fitness center, massage to make your stay truly unforgettable. When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Kathmandu, make Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel your home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel

Address: JP Road, Thamel | Chettrapati, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $76 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Kathmandu
#11 Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu
#16 Spa Hotel in Kathmandu
#17 Family Hotel in Kathmandu
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“Try to choose a room with a balcony facing the street to see the world go by.”
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“5th floor rooms are best”
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“Lower floor room as there is no lift”
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“My room was 11, connected to the kitchen, heard the staff, heard the hotel generator in the room whenever it was on.”
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