The Experience

Built upon a rich tradition of Nepali hospitality and incorporating some of the country’s most exquisite architectural traditions, The Dwarika’s Hotel in Kathmandu is an authentic experience of Nepal’s ancient cultural heritage. The hotel houses an extensive collection of artifacts from the 13th century onward, and the buildings and courtyards house some of Nepal’s best craftsmanship ,“ capturing the beauty and spirit of an ancient city. The amalgamation of Nepal’s heritage with its longstanding tradition of hospitality makes The Dwarika’s Hotel in Kathmandu an intimate experience of a refined Nepali lifestyle. Located just a stone’s throw from the famous Pashupathinath temple and the Buddhist stupa at Bouddhanath and yet just a few minutes away from the airport, The Dwarika’s Hotel is an ideal base from which guests can explore Nepal’s infinite charms. The spacious rooms, elegant setting and Nepali warmth make it a luxurious retreat, and an experience to treasure.


The Dwarika’s selection of three restaurants and a bar provide a range of culinary experiences from the world over. The spacious courtyards, amidst the architectural grandeur of Kathmandu’s ancient civilization, are a unique feature of the hoteland provide an ideal location for all day lounging and informal dining. For those looking for a more elegant dining experience, the Dwarika’s has two speciality restaurants – Krishnarpan for a Nepali fine dining experience and Mako’s for the best Japanese food in Nepal.


With 87 meticulously designed rooms and suites, The Dwarika’s Hotel Kathmandu offers a regal experience comparable to the royal suites of the 14th century Malla Kings of Nepal. Each room has been individually designed to immaculately mesh a contemporary lifestyle with a flavor of Newari motifs and stylistic living. Interspersed with artworks from another age, each room provides access to the antiquated art of the Newars dating as far back as the 14th century. Remaining true to the earthy living that symbolized traditional life in the valley, the rooms capture the essence of such a lifestyle without compromise. The linen is organically produced and hand woven. The furniture is custom designed and handmade. The amenities rival the best luxury hotels. The attention to detail and personal service guarantee to make you feel at home.

The Spa

The Pancha Kosha Himalayan Spa at The Dwarika’s Hotel Kathmandu is a sanctuary for healing and purification. It offers an experience modelled upon the ancient traditions of care and respect that have developed in the Himalayan region over several millennia. The name of the spa is derived from the wisdom of the Vedas that claims that our Atman or self is made up of five layers of being – the physical, the intellectual, emotional and the essence of the absolute. Combined, they offer an authentic experience of life. The treatments at the Pancha Kosha Spa intend to provide a holistic experience that encapsulate all five layers and provide an experience of true bliss. Any treatment at the Pancha Kosha Spa is a journey into the self. The therapies use a rich diversity of natural herbs, oils and essences from throughout the Himalayan range, to give you an experience of complete relaxation and rejuvenation. Each treatment is carried out by a trained therapist, in an atmosphere of complete respect and trust. The treatment rooms and suites are exclusively designed with Nepali antique pieces and motifs from the Terai region of Nepal. Suites come with their own private bath and steam facilities, and are designed for individuals and couples to enjoy the spa’s unique Himalayan treatments in privacy and comfort.  

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