Most of the budget lodging in Kathmandu is much more affordable than what you are used to seeing in Europe. The city is divided into zones, with most of the tourist Kathmandu accommodations concentrated in Thamel. There you will find everything from hostels to charming Kathmandu hotels with all modern services to family-run guesthouses retaining the traditional Nepalese character.
The most luxurious hotels in Kathmandu tend to be located near the Royal Palace, one of the most symbolic points of the city and where most tourists stick together. It's not the cheapest of the places to stay in Kathmandu, but if you want a really glamorous experience, look for Kathmandu hotel deals in this area.
If you're looking for where to stay in Kathmandu, try searching around the Durbar Square and Thamel regions. One charming type of Kathmandu lodging is a family-run guesthouse. Here you'll get a real taste of Nepalese life, food, and hospitality! There are dozens of Kathmandu hotels in these areas.
We recommend using minube's tools to find and book your room before you go. Don't trust the local agents. It's an unfortunately widespread practice in this area that people will try to sell you rooms at an inflated price and keep a hefty commission for themselves.