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Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge

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Tiger Mountain sets standards for comfortable Pokhara hotels. It is 30 minutes from Pokhara; on a hilltop ridge, with panoramic mountain views. With its relaxed atmosphere, sustainable-tourism and conservation ethos, the lodge is a unique haven in Nepal. The lodge has won awards including PATA Heritage and Culture Gold Award. With just 18 rooms, it provides comfort and attention to personal service. An ideal base for walks, day hikes, local culture, massage, yoga, birding, sightseeing and good food. Free Wifi is available in public rooms. Independently audited, the lodge has achieved Gold Standard in the GSTC Travelife Sustainability Audit. People are at the core of every lodge or hotel - over 85% of our staff have been with the lodge since our start, twenty years ago, in October 1998. They are the most precious asset and always strive to ensure every guest has a special time at the lodge.
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On the day we arrived the sky was clear enough and we could see part of the Annapurna range. The same day we went on a 3-hour hike. the easiest trail, after lunch. It was a nice and relatively easy hike in the mountains. Our guide pointed out different species of butterflies and
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Response from TMPL_MC, Owner at Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear annalZ2652MC, Thank you for your super review. We were all sorry you arrived sick and hope our good food and care speeded your recovery! Hot water is available 24 hours actually. Rooms with solar panels tend to produce the best supply in the afternoon naturally. We are pleased that we have just launched our own eco shampoo and conditioner specially made for us in Kathmandu by Laavanya Luxury Ayurveda. All our guides live to take guests out to shelter and explore the local community around the lodge - rich in flora and fauna as you note. Lalu and his team in the kitchen are happy you enjoyed the meals too. All good wishes for Christmas and for 2019, Marcus, Ishwar, Jhalak, Dol Raj and Lalu
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after a long journey, we arrived in Pokhara. someone from the hotel picked us up at the airport and we reached Tiger Lodge mountain in 45min. From then on, we could just relax and look at the amazing views from the main terrace. The rooms are big, quiet and comfortable. Food is
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Response from TMPL_MC, Owner at Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge
Responded 9 Dec 2018
Dear triplover1968, Thank you for your praise for all the team at the lodge. We aim to ensure all our guests feel the lodge is a home-from-home and that it is something of a haven from the hustle and bustle of daily life. While there is much to do: walks, yoga, meditation, reading, Zumba, paragliding and more, there is no guilt in doing absolutely nothing! Rest assured, Marcus is not indispensable! It is a team effort and in his absence, Jhalak, Hari and all ensure guests receive care and every attention. With all our best wishes for a Happy Christmas and fine Year of Travels ahead, Dol Raj, Lalu, Ishwar, Jhalak and Marcus
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We stayed three nights at this wonderful location recently. Everything is to a very high standard. Marcus, the owner, is very much involved and chats to and dines with the guests. His team are charming and very attentive and are long-term employees so the place feels
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Response from TMPL_MC, Owner at Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge
Responded 4 Dec 2018
Dear balanced36, Thank you so much for your super 5star review. We aim for the lodge to be simple, comfortable and relaxing / tranquil. I am glad you found it nice and homely. Hari and Sajan are very special guides, knowledgeable, at ease and love to explore with guests. All the team send their best wishes and hope you will be back again to explore more of Nepal. Marcus Ishwar Jhalak Dol Raj and Lalu
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This is an absolutely charming and magical place to stay. From the first moment until the last, we were made to feel very welcome and very special. The extremely attentive and friendly staff (most of whom have been here long-term - which tells you a lot) took care of our
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Response from TMPL_MC, Owner at Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge
Responded 28 Nov 2018
Dear ZakZapper, Thank you so much for your fabulous review. Yes, over 87% of the staff have been here from the beginning and most of the 'new' staff have been here 10 years or more! It is a family and one with pride in the work but without the arrogance that can creep in when praise is widespread. Now all remains for you to return, explore more of Nepal (happy to help organise this) and return to the lodge to share fresh experiences of this magical land with us. All good wishes from every one of us, Ishwar, Lalu, Dol Raj, Jhalak and Marcus
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I was back at Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge with my clients. They loved the location, the rooms, the service and the attention to the smallest of details. TMPL is definitely one the few premium hotels in Nepal. Will be sending more clients when opportunities arise.
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Response from TMPL_MC, Owner at Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge
Responded 12 Nov 2018
Dear boundlesstrekker, Thank you fro your kind words and we are all very pleased that your guests enjoyed their brief visit with us. As ever, detail is everything and we strive to manage the big, small and minuscule matters equally to ensure a special and memorable experience for all our guests. We all very much hope to see more of your guests at Tiger Mountain in the days ahead. All good wishes, Ishwar, Dol Raj, Lalu, Jhalak and Marcus
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Dear Anita, We all look forward to your visit in early May. Weather will be warm with highs of around 28C (82F) and lows of 15C (60F). By May, late afternoon thunderstorms are normal. We advise to do any outdoor activities in the morning for this reason. If the storm rolls in there are plenty of places to sit and read or take a cup of local tea. Alight fleece or cardigan makes sense. Shoes: walking boots are not needed but some sensible shoes that support the ankle (trainers) are ideal for walks. We also provide shawls in your room. My apologies for the delayed reply. Marcus Tiger Mountain
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Hello Todd, I am glad you like our fireplace. The room is only smoky when the weather is too warm for a fire! With cold air outside the smoke is drawn up and out through louvers in the roof. Also, the air is very still at night in the winter and this helps ensure a steady column of smoke rising up directly, not blowing about the room. The metal ring is aesthetic only - to create a sense of height in the centre of the room. An alternate option may be that designed by the famous Boris Lisanevitch for his Royal Hotel 'Yak and Yeti Bar' where he had a central fire with a copper conical chimney up to the ceiling. This can be seen today in Hotel Yak & Yeti's main restaurant. Enjoy designing your mountain retreat! Best wishes from us all at Tiger Mountain.
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Dear Michigan_Chipshot, My recommendation is to visit after September - so a December visit is perfect. Dwarika's is fine - a wonderful hotel and safe. Do stay there; it is also close to the airport so very convenient. You can fly easily to Nepal via Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, etc. The airport in Kathmandu is back to normal operation. Although there is some damage in the Kathmandu Valley, there are still many wonderful cultural icons to see - The Kumari (Living Goddess) in Kathmandu Durbar Square; the Nyatapola Temple in Bhaktapur and the treasury of arts in Patan Durbar Square - yes all open and available. Further west, Pokhara and westwards is absolutely fine and unscathed. Bardia National Park is a wonderful base for wildlife. Easy treks from Pokhara to Ghandruk are open for business. Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha is open and a cultural must-do en route from Pokhara to Bardia by road. Equally there are flights via Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Come to Nepal, enjoy Nepal and please give generously to the reconstruction of Nepal - for cultural heritage we recommend Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust. Best wishes, Marcus
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Dear 137Renata1313, Yes, indeed all our rooms have a mountain view. If you wish to make a booking, please let us know in your email that you would like a room close to the lodge. We will happily then allocate room 6 or 7 to you - nearest the lodge. We are also happy to have our staff escort your to / from the lodge at any time - a helping hand is no bad thing! Please feel free to ask. Do contact us through our website to book - we are so happy that you are interested to visit.
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the rent is for how many rooms.
Dear snsamrat, I am sorry, but I do not follow your question? All our rates are per person per night exclusive of taxes and on a full board plus basis - to include accommodation on twin sharing basis, all meals, snacks, non-bar hot beverages and the services of guides for activities. We are a lodge, not a chalet of rental property. Do feel free to contact our sales team - or through our website. Sadly, TripAdvisor does not allow me to give you our email address or website details. With best wishes, Marcus
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"Ask for one near the lodge if you don't like steps - but then this is a mountain lodge!"
"Some rooms do have better views of the mountains than others."
"Room 9 has perfect mountain views"
"Apparently the room that I was in (9) has the best view."
"We stayed at the two closest bungalows to the main lodge so walking to/from the restaurant was not too far"
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PRICE RANGE
US$338 - US$581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
NepalWestern RegionGandaki ZonePokhara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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