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Paris, France
Reviewed 9 February 2015

there are better place in the area....and the price is not that cheap for the quality......yes there is a garden....room are not that nice....and the food well.....i don't know if it is the place to be??????? but I think there is a lot of fashion to say that you are staying in Shechen......is it the tibetan popularity///////

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Everything here attracted me to come back again, the helpful staffs, peace and tranquility , beautiful garden and the convenient location. The price of room is inclusive of breakfast and personally I find it very reasonable. The guesthouse is beside Shechen Monastery. You can visit the gompa at certain time of the day and beside the gompa there is a...

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4Thank WendyZ442
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The garden in this guest house attracted my attention. This place is located beside a monastery and is really safe, especially for females travelling around Kathmandu. Services are very good. There was even wifi + printer facilities which made it so much easier to check in for my flight and print details. Charges are very minimal. Good breakfast menu with...

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1Thank RajwinderKaur
Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Very friendly staff, consistent from visits from 2010, excellent location an oasis from the hustle and noise. Good value guesthouse facilities relevant to pricing. Excellent vegetarian cafe and good value.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Stayed 20 and 21 April 2014. Booked in person a couple of weeks before we needed the accommodation. Shechen guesthouse is a real gem, and only a 5 minute walk from the Stupa. You need a torch at night, but the lane leading from the Stupa is very safe. If arriving on foot you'll need directions from the main entrance...

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2Thank LancasterLad
Vancouver, CANADA
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Adjacent to the impressive Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling Gompa found the Shechen Guest House to be a welcoming jewel set in beautifully tended gardens. There is an excellent vegetarian garden cafe here as well, although found it to be somewhat over-priced. My welcoming, comfortable room was sparkling clean with thoughtful zen touches of Tibetan art, attached bathroom, hot/cold water. Room rate...

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2Thank Anjali2
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Shechen Guest House is located next to the magnificent Shechen Monastery at Boudha, Kathmandu. It has the most beautiful garden, clean rooms and is the best place to stay in Boudha. It has clean rooms all with attached bathrooms, and provides a wide range of services including booking short and long tours, arranging taxis, free Wi-Fi, and many other services....

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3Thank Pamela S
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 22 June 2014

A place where you can meet westerners who give up everything to become a Lama in the monastery. Besides, they have one of the best vegetarian restaurants in the city! Great place to know interesting people and enjoy the quietness at the same time if you are traveling alone.

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1Thank Ariaaay
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Shechen Guest house is located very close to the stupa in Bodhnath. It is about 5 minutes of walk from the Guest house to the stupa... enough to be a harbour of peace located just aside the hustle and bustle around the stupa. As soon as you enter the beautiful garden you can already sense the peaceful atmosphere of the...

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1Thank Jean-Claude B
Singapore
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights after all the trekking before going back home. The hostel is next to the monastery which makes it very serene and quiet. The surrounding is so relaxed that you can simply sit by the breakfast area with the wifi activated or choose to walk around Bodha - 5 mins walk and be in the crowd....

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Address: Boudha, Mahankal, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Number of rooms: 23
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“Upstairs is better. Fresher during monsoon and warmer in the winter.”
GCSinKTM, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are light with two windows and decent bathroom with hot water and Western toilet. Choose first floor and not the two end rooms that connect - not enough privacy and soundproofing!”
  • This is the lovely garden for breakfast in the sunshine.
187pennyk, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
“closer to steps gets solo heated water quicker and for longer”
GuyM923, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are set around the garden on either ground or first floor.”
LancasterLad, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on 2nd floor are best”
Anjali2, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
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