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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2013

We arrived at the Dolphin Guest House for the first time last year after completing a 23-day trek in the Khumbu Region. A bed and breakfast we originally booked was full on our return making it necessary to move locations. Just a few doors away was the Dolphin. It was like stumbling into a bit of luck. Surendra is a...

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Mons, Belgium
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Good hospitality Very kind owner Good breakfast Very good location near all shopping places Good beds private bathroom of you want Very cléan place. Staff Very helpfull and Very kind Se stayed at dolphin guest house for two weeks.

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Reviewed 19 October 2013

Surendra, who runs this business, makes this a very likeable and most recommendable place to stay, when you visit Kathmandu/Thamel. I flew over to Nepal on a quite spontaneous notion, could not do any planning beforehand, I basically arrived there in a tanktop and flip-flops, unaware of the low temperatures in mid december (2012). So I was in need of...

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Bad Karlshafen
Reviewed 12 October 2013

We (my husband and I, in the mid - fifties, from Germany) just returned from our Nepal trip and a second stay in Kathmandu, Dolphin Guest House. For the first stay, we had a double bed room with internal bathroom, very small but clean and always with hot water (which is not standard in Nepal!! At all, not in the...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We are a couple in our fifties just back from three weeks Nepal in July. We arrived in Kathmandu without accommodation plans, had a coffee and chose the Dolphin Guest House based on Trip Advisor reviews. We were delighted with the choice. The guesthouse is in the north of Thamel but only a pleasant walk to all parts of Thamel...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 1 June 2013

I was pleased to stay there. Yes, there may be places around with bigger rooms for similar budget, but overall it’s excellent. The hotel staff is very kind. Breakfast in the terrace is tasty (the coffee!) and relaxing. Didn’t have a computer, they left me use one downstairs. The place is well maintained. Hot water all time even under power...

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Innsbruck, Austria
Reviewed 22 May 2013

I experienced the Dolphin as a quiet and relaxing place at the brink of the busy Thamel quarter. The host (Mr. Joshi) is a very cordial person and nice to talk to on possibly every issue a visitor could think of, from informations on daytrips around Kathmandu, the appropriate taxi fare to any sight and also interesting background informations on...

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london
Reviewed 20 May 2013

The Dolphin Guest House is run by Mr. Joshi and his wonderful manager Barbarat, they both go out of their way to be helpful and obliging. We were picked up at the airport, no charge and taken straight to the guest house. The rooms are typically Nepali with big blankets to keep you warm if necessary, very clean sheets, light...

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I stayed at Dolphin Guesthouse on and off between travels in Nepal from Feb 20-Mar 31. This was my first visit to Nepal so I looked at TA to help me find a decent place to stay. The choices can be overwhelming but I settled on Dolphin based on good reviews and I wasn't disappointed. I am a 53 yr...

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Reviewed 14 May 2013 via mobile

This is a nice guesthouse close to the main drag so you have access to great restaurants of Thamel but on a side street so that its quite peaceful at night. The owner is very friendly and helpful and even offered to take me to the local organic market. The rooms are cozy but they are spotless and the rooftop...

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Address: Thamel | PO Box 12170, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Number of rooms: 10
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“If you want sun to warm your room request front rooms. If you prefer quieter, request back rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 271SarahR271, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Quiet room can be coldest one.”
 of 5 bubbles Stephane-Melanie, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The staff will no doubt tell you that the rooms on one side of the hotel have bathrooms while those on the other side have a shared bathroom. We had the former during our first visit and the latter by choice when we returned after travelling elsewhere and were happy with both but there was no competition for the shared bathroom at the time. We understand the sharing was between two rooms only in any event.”
 of 5 bubbles DannyandLinda, 21 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Go for the rooms on the 3rd floor, little bit lighter..........”
 of 5 bubbles niknakpaddywhack, 20 May 2013 | Read review
“Rooms at back may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 842KathyM, 14 May 2013 | Read review
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