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Gokarna Forest Resort

5-star5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Rajnikung, Gokarna, Thali, Kathmandu, Nepal

Luxury resort in Kathmandu with 3 restaurants and spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
    • Supervised childcare/activities (free)

Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • Despite being called Gorkana Forest Resort, the forest is only accessible if you pay 10…Nov 24, 2019
  • Some parts of the property are in need of renovation or at least a thorough clean. The…Nov 23, 2019

Gokarna Forest Resort

from ZAR 2,316
  • Superior Cottage, 1 Double Bed
  • Premier Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Premier Suite, 1 Double Bed
  • Suite, 1 Double Bed
  • Club Room, 1 Bedroom, Courtyard View

What’s around Gokarna Forest Resort

Landmarks

  • In a state park
  • Changu Narayan Temple - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Boudhanath - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • Pashupatinath Temple - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Durbar Marg - 6.1 mi / 9.8 km
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square - 6.6 mi / 10.6 km
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square - 7.9 mi / 12.7 km
  • Patan Durbar Square - 8.4 mi / 13.5 km

Getting around

  • Tribhuvan Intl. Airport (KTM) - 47 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 100 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Playground on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3074
  • Conference space size (meters) - 286
  • Conference center
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 1995
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Hindi

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 21-inch LED TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

HARMONY SPA has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Durbar Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open 24 hours.

Clubhouse Restaurant - Overlooking the golf course, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

8848 MT. BAR - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Playground on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Nearby

  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Gokarna Forest Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Gokarna Forest
  • Gokarna Forest Resort Resort
  • Gokarna Forest Resort Kathmandu
  • Gokarna Forest Resort Resort Kathmandu
  • Gokarna Forest Kathmandu
  • Gokarna Forest Resort
  • Gokarna Forest Resort Kathmandu
  • Gokarna Resort
  • Resort Gokarna
  • Gokarna Forest Hotel Kathmandu
  • Le Meridien Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu Le Meridien

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 30
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 15 (from 5 to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 75
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 40 (from 5 to 11 years old)
  • Valentine's Day (14 February) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 30
  • Valentine's Day (14 February) Gala Dinner per child: USD 15 (from 5 to 11 years old)

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 50.0 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 12 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 40.0 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 25 per vehicle (one-way, Maximum occupancy 2)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Gokarna Forest Resort

  • Does Gokarna Forest Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Gokarna Forest Resort does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Gokarna Forest Resort?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Gokarna Forest Resort?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Gokarna Forest Resort?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Gokarna Forest Resort?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Gokarna Forest Resort?
    You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Gokarna Forest Resort?
    Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring golf course views. Nearby restaurants include Uncle's Kitchen (2.4 mi), cafe tribeni tandoori fastfood (2.8 mi), and Patio 747 (2.9 mi).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Gokarna Forest Resort?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 25 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do at Gokarna Forest Resort and nearby?
    Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as horseback riding. Additional recreation onsite includes yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. Gokarna Forest Resort also has a sauna and a steam room, as well as a picnic area and a garden.

Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 19 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
The best resort money can buy
Bandana was an amazing host and really helped us get situated, from showing us our room to providing us with a complimentary foresr walk. This place is awesome and worth the cost. The grounds are beautiful, and they have an amazing club house and golf course
Jared, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Resort setting was refreshing and fascinating. Concierge and staff were excellent.
us3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Our stay at this resort was amazing. Very beautiful location with wonderful facilities and the staff are very nice. Highly recommend this place for couples.
us4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great location, excellent staff, great service, fantastic food.
us2 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Lovely hotel on the outskirts of busy Kathmandhu in a lush green forest. We booked this as our last night in Nepal for a treat after trekking for three weeks to Gokyo and EBC and to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Thamel. The hotel itself is lovely and one of the reasons we booked it is because of its pool and spa which was a nice luxury after being in the mountains for so long. You can also have guided walks in the forest at a cost (10$ pp/hr), which was a nice option though a shame you have to pay extra for it as the forest is surely a key feature. We ate at the Clubhouse restaurant which is a thai/ chinese and the food was great. It was also enjoyable having a long chat with the staff there as it was quiet, who looked after us extremely well. Its worth upgrading to a premium room as this is in the main building and we thought this looked nicer than the cottages which are a short walk away. The only hiccup we had which was a bit of a problem initially was an Indian wedding had been booked for three days and it started about 20 minutes after we arrived around midday with very loud awful techno music which completely destroyed the tranquil atmosphere of the hotel and continued most of the afternoon. Having come here to relax we weren't happy at all, and having not been told prior, but the hotel staff were really very helpful and did their best to help by giving us a complimentary forest walk to get away from the noise and a dinner which was much appreciated.
gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Relaxing, calm spa hotel in the middle of a hectic Kathmandu- a great way to escape the noise, hustle and bustle! Big pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub. Two restaurants and a bar and large clean rooms. Friendly service!
us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Well maintained. Lot of activities for adult and kids. Staff was very polite and helpful. I would like to recommend everyone to visit this hotel. I am sure you will return home with good memories.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
I really loved my stay at Gokarna Forest Resort. This was my first trip to Nepal and while I was only able to stay for one week, the staff made my experience so positive that I am determined to return. I enjoyed the excellent breakfast buffet daily and was so well looked after by the team, especially Kieran who provided me with excellent customer service and a warm, friendly welcome every day. I also had good food in the bar and via room service. The range of cuisines was vast and the quality of everything I tried was good, especially the momo! I ate approximately one thousand of these delicious local dumplings and washed them down with a fair amount of cold Gurkha beer, enjoying both enormously. I swam in the beautiful pool daily and indulged myself with multiple spa massage treatments which were all just wonderful. While I'm sure all the staff are excellent, if Asha is working while you're here I can not recommend her highly enough: she has magic hands and helped me with a couple of issues with my lower back for which I am so grateful. The hotel also arranged for me to have transport for a couple of trips into the city for a very reasonable price, and as a woman traveling alone this was invaluable. Kathmandu is a VERY busy and bustling city, and knowing I was safe with a local guide helped me to enjoy the experience rather than being nervous or worse, getting terribly lost! Highly recommend and looking forward to my next visit.
ANDI, us7 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Wonderful venue fir a wedding. Also, would considering for a vacation
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Outstanding in Every Respect
Outstanding in every way. The highlight was breakfast which was one of the best in terms of variety and freshness. The dinner was also incredible with me ordering butter chicken multiple times and trying other local dishes. The service and attentiveness of the staff were top notch. I ended up extending my stay for over a week due to the kindness of the staff and the phenomenal comfort and quality of the hotel. It felt like I was staying at a private estate and was part of the family. As a solo female traveler this was a great experience for me. I recommend the massage services as they were out of this world! There is something very special about their massages. However, the pedicure services were acceptable by comparison (even when given by the same treatment provider). I believe they could benefit from some additional training for added comfort to take it to the next level like the massages are. For example, soaking the feet longer, resting the soaking bowl on a stool instead of the ground, two coats of polish and and overcoat, etc. This is just because the massage treatment was world class and the pedicure treatment could be improved to also be world class. That being said, the price was fair and this is not a criticism as much as room for improvement in an establishment that goes above and beyond in every way.
us2 night trip

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