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Shechen Guest House

73 reviews
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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

A place where you can meet westerners who give up everything to become a Lama in the monastery. Besides, they have one of the best vegetarian restaurants in the city! Great place to know interesting people and enjoy the quietness at the same time if...More

2  Thank Ariaaay
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Shechen Guest house is located very close to the stupa in Bodhnath. It is about 5 minutes of walk from the Guest house to the stupa... enough to be a harbour of peace located just aside the hustle and bustle around the stupa. As soon...More

1  Thank Jean-Claude B
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights after all the trekking before going back home. The hostel is next to the monastery which makes it very serene and quiet. The surrounding is so relaxed that you can simply sit by the breakfast area with the wifi activated...More

1  Thank t0kid0ki
Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

We stayed in this guesthouse for three nights escaping the dusty, loud city and it was a really good decision. The rooms are quite simple, nothing special about it, the bathrooms are okay. The good thing about the rooms is, they have a cupboard and...More

1  Thank mhalthaus
Reviewed 7 December 2013

The location is great, the service is fast and genuinely friendly, the food is amazing, the rooms are clean and functional, and the atmosphere is unique. You're staying _in_ a monastery, so you hear bells, drums, trumpets and chanting; fierce Buddhist debating at the end...More

1  Thank Mark D
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"Upstairs is better. Fresher during monsoon and warmer in the winter."
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"all rooms are light with two windows and decent bathroom with hot water and Western toilet. Choose first..."
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"closer to steps gets solo heated water quicker and for longer"
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"All the rooms are set around the garden on either ground or first floor."
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