While visiting Nepal, you’re likely to be making a stopover in Kathmandu. Nepal’s capital features sacred religious sites, stunning valleys and rivers, and of course the Himalayas range. Kathmandu itself is a flurry of activities as locals go about their daily lives as tourists jostle for the best photographs of the iconic temples and stupas even as cows cross the road to hold up traffic. The outskirts of Kathmandu and the regions beyond are the polar opposite. These places are cocooned in some of the most beautiful natural sceneries you’ll ever see. Here, all your everyday worries and stress will give way to a sense of wonder. Before leaving, don’t forget to visit the shopping districts to buy souvenirs. The list below features some of the top Airbnbs in Kathmandu, Nepal.
This cozy, well lit private room is perfect for a pair of travelers visiting Kathmandu. From the cheerful apricot walls to the tidy twin beds and comforting cotton quilts, you’ll feel at ease and right at home. As a safety precaution, your host has also installed earthquake alarms. Apart from the spacious room, you’ll also have access to the shared kitchen, breezy rooftop garden, and a toilet with hot water supply. Your hosts stay in the same building and are more than happy to introduce you to their culture, including sharing with you their authentic Nepali homemade dishes.
Your Next Home 1Kathmandu, Central Region, NepalSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere are shops nearby for any necessities and the wifi was good - thanks pawan and familyplus the wifi is great and fastthe room was comfortable and the it had great amenitiesthe rooms that we stayed in were very cosy and warm & it felt like my own bedroomwe live on the top floor a super sweet roomit is clean cozy and warm with a clean bathroomeverything was clean and comfortablelovely clean place on a quiet roadnice clean and safe placethe space is clean quiet and big
Host:pawan was an amazing hosthost was very helpful and friendlythank you pawan for host mepawan was an excellent hostpawan and his wife were amazing hostsRead more reviewsits location is a great distance to thamel & airport/bus station (all short taxi ride away)great location near the airportthe walk is interesting and very safethe room was comfortable and at a very convenient location close to the airportlocation is perfect and it's value for money
Your host family offers a private guest room on the third level of their house. Inside, you’ll have a spacious double bed and other simple furnishings enclosed by four walls of vibrant orange and lavender shades. Guests can also explore the peaceful garden on the compound, a common bathroom, and a kitchen. From the guest house, a short five-minute walk brings you to various cultural sites, including a temple dedicated to Lord Pashupatinath.
Healthy HomeKathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
Top guest reviewsoverall good one however there was no fan in the room and owner didn't allow to use the kitchenthe room i stayed in was in a very nice nepali home and the family was very welcomingthe house really nice with comfortable facilitiesroom was nice and warmer than other rooms during a winter visitthe house is beautiful lovely clean placegreat family and great clean and perfect place in the beautiful kathmanduhis place was clean cozy and convenientthe room was very comfortable and cleanhe was very friendly and the room was comfortable and clean
Host:the host is very niceananda was a really good hostthey are very good host and very helpfulthe host was more then amazing and took care of uswas great to have a host showing kathmandu at nightRead more reviewsgood location for templethe location is very close to the airport and to wonderful cultural sitesgood location taxis are everywhere and close to the airportbest place at affordable price and location is near to airportclose to shree pashupatinath temple and the airport easy access to taxi's
This exquisitely designed loft apartment in Kathmandu is situated on the top floor of a charming brick building. Inside, you’ll find one queen bed and one single bed that together can sleep up to three guests comfortably. Right beside the queen bed, there is a large set of windows opening to a balcony. This allows natural light to stream into the room, giving it a relaxed, cozy atmosphere. From the balcony, the guests can observe the courtyard below. The loft itself has a simple kitchen and living area, and you can also make your way up to the roof terrace to mingle with your hosts and other guests in the lovely outdoor space.
Top floor loft in Dhakhwa HousePatan, Central Region, NepalSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfor those who loves to be constantly connected to the internet their wifi works very wellpramila has amazing culinary skills make sure you try the breakfast and the amazing newari mealthe security systems here made me feel very safe and i found the wifi reliablethe studio is in a quiet courtyard really well designed with a comfortable bed and spotless facilitiesi will definitely give this stay more than a 5 star to both the facilities amenities and servicesclean quiet and very comfortable accommodationthe room was clean and spacious and had great characterthe stay was very nice and cleanthe loft is beautiful and cleanthe house is very clean and have special design
Host:host is kindly gentlemanthank for being a good hostthe hosts are marvellous helpful and welcomingthe host is super friendlythe host is kindly and give us information helpfulRead more reviewsthe building location was perfectthe location is great toowe became very close friendsthe location is perfect a few steps away from patan’s vibrant lifethe location is perfect walking distance to attractions shops and restaurants
The Heritage Kathmandu Boutique Hotel offers a private room for three guests. The room comprises two beds and a simple table, plus access to a clean bathroom. A delicious and hearty breakfast is also available. Location wise, this Airbnb in Thamel, Kathmandu, is ideally located. If you’re ever unsure about what to do, just head to the travel office in the hotel for some tips from the friendly manager.
Kathmandu Boutique Hotel
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was better then expecteda good breakfast with plenty of coffee refillsmy room had a nice view with 2 large windowsthe room and hot shower was great and the wifi was reliableplenty of hot water for the showers and good air-conditioning tooclean and comfy roomclean hotel and good brekkythe rooms where new and cleanthe hotel was simple but cleanthis is such a nice clean place for the value
Host:friendly staff at receptionthe staff is very friendlystaff are kind and friendlystaff were lovely and friendlyall staff are very helpfulRead more reviewsnice location close to everything recommendthis place is conveniently located and is almost near to many tourist attractionsnice place and excellent location near thamel but much quietergood location very affordable and nice environmentfood is excellent and the location is fabulous
This short stay apartment in Kathmandu offers two beautiful bedrooms with one double bed in each and a bay window with cozy seats where you can enjoy the sun and the sights outside. One bedroom has an en-suite bathroom while the other has an adjoining bathroom. The living area outside features lovely and well-made wooden furnishings and large windows that keep the space bright and vibrant. The spacious and clean kitchen is equipped with all the amenities you need to prepare a meal.
Soundproof Thamel Apartment 2BHKKathmandu, Central Development Region, NepalSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe wifi is greatwifi consistently strong (even good enough for netflix / streaming)all amenities in the kitchen to make a good breakfastall amnenities provided for a comfortable quiet stay in the centre of thamelthis is a wonderful place to stay with great air conditioning and a sweet restaurant in the small complexclean cosy and comfortablesuper clean and well maintained placemodern and cleanvery clean and comfortable and had everything we neededawesome clean well maintained and super quiet child friendly place
Host:hosts were very helpful polite and accomodatinghost was welcoming even when we arrived earlygreat place and hostsharmila the care taker is so sweet and available at all timesrun extremely well and easy to contact owners if neededRead more reviewsthe location is just perfectgreat location within steps to restaurants and shoppingthamel is a great locationgreat place and awesome locationa superb location with excellent facilities
This listing is for a gorgeous, thoughtfully designed bedroom for two in a heritage brick house. Quirky lanterns float above the luxurious double bed and antique wooden furnishings. Wandering through the house and its unique interior, you’ll feel as if you are in a particularly well preserved and homely antique shop. Located in the historical Patan district, the guest house is less than 100 meters (328 feet) from the incredible Durbar Square and other attractions. Getting around is absolutely a breeze.
Independant Bedroom in beautiful Newari HousePatan, Central Region, NepalSuperhost
Top guest reviewsair ventilation in room was goodwifi was also very fast and the shower had hot water which were nice bonusesthe room is very cosy indeed it is exactly how it looks like in the photosbut the heater works perfectly nicethe room was exactly like what you see in the picturesvery clean room and the bathroomand my room is clean everyone here is so nice; including the dog grandmama i loved herthe kitchen was clean and easy to useits clean and convenient on top of it allthe rooms were beautiful clean and well equipped and the bed was very comfortable
Host:friendly and super helpful staffall the staff are friendly and kindthey were so helpful and kindthe staff was readily accessible and friendlythe staff were super helpful and thoroughRead more reviewsgood location and wonderful placeamazing place location and valueit’s situated in a great location near to historic patan sightsthe location is fantastic just steps from the squarelocation was great - a very quick walk from beautiful durbar square
Rooms in Maison de Kathmandu have a certain minimalist charm and are complemented by high windows framed by intricate metal grills and fabrics in various shades of green. This listing is for one such private room for two guests, and you’ll also have access to a shared bathroom. The house opens up to a well-kept garden where you can lounge around on the rattan furniture while having breakfast or candle-lit conversations at night
Salon de Kathmandu B&B - Room 1 (with breakfast)Superhost
Top guest reviewsnice music good wifithere is such a good café downstairs and the breakfast is deliciousgreat breakfast coffee and food at the restaurantthe rooms were clean and comfortable and the breakfast was amazing (especially the coffee )hot shower wasn't available but was still greatawesome place clean and cozysuch a cozy clean wonderful placeclean calm a beautiful gardenvery clean homely and quiet during the nightbedroom - super clean and bright
Host:staffs were really friendly and helpfulthe staff were super friendly and helpfulhe has a fabulous staffmaison de kathmandu is a lovely place as are the hosts chuck & siwonchuck is an amazing hostRead more reviewslocation has everything you need in walking distance and is pretty close to thamelthe location was goodexcellent accommodation with good location there are many different restaurants aroundalso the location is perfectthe house located in central area easy to find
The Mitra Room is a clean, simple private room for two. It also has a modern, brightly lit bathroom. The compound features a restaurant serving both continental and local dishes, as well as a bar and coffee shop. The rental is located in the center of the busy Thamel district. You’ll be within walking distance of a whole range of attractions but still sheltered from the noise as the living quarters are enclosed within a garden courtyard.
Mitra Room BKathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
Top guest reviewsthe breakfast was simple though quite sumptuous and the coffee was excellentthe breakfasts are plentiful and filling the coffee excellentthe rooms were lovely and so was the ambiencerooms are tucked away in a pleasant courtyard and look out to a small gardeni love the style of the roomeverything was super clean and comfortablethe room was moderately clean and comfortablevery few places in the area appeared to be as nice and cleanour room was very comfortable and cleanvery friendly and helpfull staff room was clean and the food was great
Host:kunal was the perfect hostkunal was a great hostand kunal the host made every moment worthwhilethank you again kunal and his staffkunal is a great host very helpful and accommodatingRead more reviewslocation is amazing central and walking distance to anything importantlocation was perfect a little oasis in the middle of busy thamellocation in thamel is very central so it’s surrounded by great cafes restaurants and shopsdaily english-language newspapers good breakfasts and excellent locationthis was a great place very friendly and great location
One of the best Airbnbs in Kathmandu, Nepal, this family-owned guest house offers space for 16 or more guests. The various rooms are cozy and fitted with large windows for ventilation and natural light. Some of the bathrooms come with balconies while others feature adjoining bathrooms. Just speak to the hosts and they’ll find the perfect arrangement for you. The guest house also comes with a rooftop area where you can watch the city bustling with action. In the distance, you’ll see the majestic mountain ranges. Guests are also welcome to practice yoga on the rooftop. If you’re not sure where to eat in Kathmandu, the on-site restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.
Family Peace House your 2nd HomeKathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
Top guest reviewswe brought back breakfast and had it on the roof which has an amazing viewfan didnt work and no effort by staff to replacethe room was spacious the bed comfortable and we even had our own balconya nice garden small restaurant where i had a nice breakfast and a rooftopthe bed was extremely comfortableclean room and comfortable bedrooms were clean and neatmy room was clean as was the bedroom were clean and everything they promised was therethe room and ensuite was really clean and spacious
Host:staff helpful and politethe staff is very welcomingthe staff were friendlythe staff is awesome very helpful and politehost was nice and friendlyRead more reviewsgreat location and nice accommodationsgood location close to tourist area and central for everything elsenice place to stay near thamelgreat location close to shops and restaurantsnice place in a good location in thamel
The Stupa Guest House is located in the heart of the city and offers three bedrooms featuring a total of 15 beds plus eight private bathrooms. This makes it ideal if you’re traveling with a big group and just need a simple and convenient place to settle down temporarily. Be sure to head up to the rooftop, which provides an incredible, panoramic view of the bustling city and the surrounding mountain ranges. The guest house also operates a restaurant that offers a range of cuisines as well as a travel office to help you with planning your trip and finding tours.
Your home in Kathmandu, Stupa Guest HouseKathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
Top guest reviewsyummy breakfast too and lovely rooftop viewsthe internet is good (could stream a video) and the water for showering is warmthe bed was comfortable and the wifi worked well tooand when i did get hot i asked for a fan and they brought one immediatelythe dinner and breakfast ( with additional charges) at the guest house were yummysimple but confortable and clean placeroom was clean cozy and comfortable bedreasonable price very clean and friendly stuffgreat price and clean facilitiesrooms are basic but clean
Host:staff are friendly and helpfulthe host was nice and helpfulnice host who will make you comfortable like homethey were very helpful responding to questions before i arrivedram was a wonderful host and ensured that my stay in kathmandu was greatRead more reviewsgood location close to thamelthis is located in a great locationgreat location and incredibly hospitableperfect centric place close to the bus station to reach another placesit is in perfect location the rooms are pretty big
Kathmandu is a gateway to the untouched natural wonders of Nepal that only a few are able to fully explore. However, there’s also plenty to see and do within the city itself. One of the best ways is by getting to know the locals and staying with them to experience their genuine hospitality. When scouting Airbnb for Kathmandu apartments, be sure to check out these properties and enjoy spending quality time in this Himalayan paradise.
Frequently asked questions about the top Airbnbs in Kathmandu, Nepal
1. Which are the best luxury Airbnbs in Kathmandu?
If you want to upgrade your experience in Kathmandu, instead of booking a hotel, check out this contemporary Thamel apartment. This well-furnished property is beautifully decorated and also centrally located in the lively Thamel district.
2. Which Airbnbs in Kathmandu are good for families?
Those planning to have a family vacation in Kathmandu should check out this contemporary Thamel apartment which has two bedrooms and can comfortably sleep a group of four.
3. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Kathmandu?
Few Airbnbs in Kathmandu are pet-friendly, but if you’re planning to visit the city with your beloved pet in tow, check out this healthy home.
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