This is a solid and quietly stylish place that boasts century-old carved woodwork, terraced sitting areas and a lovely, spacious garden complete with sun loungers that makes up for somewhat plain rooms.
Though none of the rooms are exactly luxurious, the superior deluxe rooms in the renovated wing are generally bright, spacious and well decorated, while the best deluxe rooms in the old building come with a garden view. The smaller and plainer standard rooms vary.
The hotel is west from the Saatghumti (Seven Bends St) in an area known as Kaldhara. This area is quieter and much less of a scene than Thamel, but still close to plenty of restaurants. Rates include tax, breakfast, wi-fi and airport pickup.