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Private room in house

Room above the city.

Frances User Profile

Room above the city.

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom2 beds1.5 private baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1.5 private baths

My house lies next to Shivapuri National Park, home to 177 species of birds and 102 species of butterflies. All can be viewed from the garden terrace or for the more energetic during a walk in the park. 35-40 minutes to the centre of town. Set breakfast and lunch included.


Standard: Kitchen, Wifi, Heating, Cable TV, Washer, and 11 more
Other highlights: Free parking on premises, Breakfast, Extra pillows and blankets, First aid kit

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No pets
No parties or events


8 Reviews

Tara User Profile
November 2017
Friendly host who went out of her way to make my stay special in her beautiful house. Great, quiet location with a lovely garden and sunny terrace perfect for relaxing after a day spent sightseeing in busy Kathmandu. Additional bonus was the delicious meals also provided as part …
Yannic User Profile
April 2017
Lovely host! Great staff! The garden is an oasis, very beautiful! I had a wonderful stay. Nice to get out of busy Kathmandu!
Philip User Profile
February 2017
For those looking for a quiet retreat after the hustle and bustle of a day in central Kathmandu this is the place for you.
Frances User Profile
Response from Frances:
Thank you Philip. You were the perfect house guest and are welcome anytime. Frances
February 2017
Robert User Profile
October 2016
Frances is a wonderful, warm host. Our communication was very timely, often within less than an hour of email submission. Her home is up on a hill far removed from the noise and traffic of Kathmandu. Her garden is beautiful with mature trees and plants and two flowing brooks. …
Karuna User Profile
May 2016
I actually think the listing description underplays the quality of this place. It is in an ideal setting for Kathmandu, i.e. being out of the dust and noise of the city while only 20 minutes to the center of town. It is in semi-rural area above the smog and pollution. It is quie…
Broughton User Profile
June 2015
This is one of the loveliest houses in the Kathmandu Valley, as far as I've seen, with a beautiful garden and a marvelous view that overlooks the city. It is elevated above the valley floor -- probably 1,000 feet -- which is just enough to rise over the grime and noise that see…
Frances User Profile
Response from Frances:
Brot and Tenzin, Thank you Frances in kathmandu
June 2015
Gerard User Profile
March 2015
This house is a wonderful retreat above the traffic and noise of Katmandu. We had been traveling the country for 10 days before our visit here, staying in relatively simple accommodations. Suddenly we entered the comforts of the 21st century, a lovely and spacious house with…
Frances User Profile
Response from Frances:
Thank you, you are both most welcome any time. Frances
March 2015

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Kathmandu, NepalJoined in October 2014
Frances User Profile
15 Reviews
I am British and have lived in Kathmandu for many years. I am happy to share my knowledge with you to make your stay a once in a lifetime experience.
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