The Shanker Hotel is a 100 year old palace, situated in the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal, faces the North side of the Royal Palace, just 5 minutes walk from Thamel, “the pulse of the city”, is truly a “Heritage Hotel with a History!” This palatial hotel, once owned by the grandfather of Her Majesty of Nepal, is characterized by exquisite and authentic objects d’art, which enhances the beauty of the existing exterior. The present queen and her late sisters are assumed to be born in this palatia.
“Get a Royal treatment you deserve in an old world of elegance!!!”
The rooms and Kailash Hall of the The Shanker Hotel are a traveller’s and conferee’s delight. Our rooms have witnessed the births of two royal personages and have made memorable the visits of hundreds of others!
Air-conditioning and heating takes the nip away from winter and keeps you comfortably cool in summer. The beds are inviting; the decor reflects the sights and the feel of Kathmandu Valley. A meal, a drink and room service are just a telephone call away.
The bathroom of The Shanker Hotel has been designed with your comfort in mind.
You can dine in either Kailash or any of the other restaurants and bars at Hotel Shanker. Chandeliers, carved ceiling, intricately worked walls, bejewelled mirrors and piped music provide an opulent backdrop to meals prepared for you by chefs trained in the art and the intricacies of Continental, Chinese, Indian and Nepalese cuisine. Every meal at Hotel Shanker is a celebration.
At Kunti Bar you can sip away a variety of drinks in an atmosphere enriched by stout wooden beams, carved pillars, intricately carved Nepalese windows and good, old fashioned Nepalese bonhomie.
You can host a party, hold a conference, or just plain luxuriate in the two spacious, well-furnished rooms that are yours when you book a suite at Shanker. A litte more expensive, perhaps, but a Shanker suite is a lot more luxurious.
The lobby, exotic, warm, inviting, spacious and comfortable, is a pleasant indication of our quality service. You are swiftly, efficiently and courteously served at the desk and should you have any travel problems at all, the hotel offers you the service of its very own travel agency. Knotty schedules are unentangled, connections are made, seats are booked and travelling tensions are eased.