Dwarika's Hotel is a luxury hotel located at Kathmandu’s Battisputali Kathmandu just 2 km away from the TribhuvanInternational Airport. Many of the most visited sites of Kathmandu lie in close proximity to the hotel. The hotel has 83 methodically designed rooms and suites that took 30 years to construct. The accommodations consist of various traditional Newari style houses that congregate around courtyards. Moreover, the hotel is known to many as a ‘living museum’ and savior of traditional Newari crafts and architecture.And rightly so, as the hotel boasts an extensive collection of artefacts dating back to the 13th century. The hotel has three main traditional brick-built buildings that are embellished with decorative woodcarvings mainly recovered from old demolished buildings. To sum up, the hotel is a time capsule to the Kathmandu of the past. It has been meticulously modelled to look like the palaces of ancient Newar Kings offering a regal experience similar to the the royal suites of the medieval period.Furthermore, Dwarika’s was awarded the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Heritage Award due to its conservation efforts.
The Royal Suite is architecturally inspired from the private abodes of the Malla kings. It covers an area of 250 sqmetres set brilliantly over three floors. It has a separate living area and an entrance foyer. There is also an open-air breakfast terrace attached to the spacious bedroom. The suite consist a wooden-floored deck that overlooks anextravagant lounge as well. Other highlights of the suite include the spectacular views of the hotel's courtyard along withthe mountains from the private terrace. Further, the suitehas a 50 sq. meter bathroom embellished with traditional architectural features.
The Executive Suites at Dwarika'sblend traditional styles perfectly with modern conveniences. They’re quite spacious and consist of luxurious open plan bathrooms. These suites also include special amenities such as apersonal computer. Along with these, the Suites also presentremarkable views of the courtyard. In other words, staying at these suites feel like living inprivate palaces in ancient Kathmandu.
Dwarika’sluxurious Junior Suites are each designed with local materials encompassing pottery, slate and brass, along with genuine antiques and artefacts. However, each suite has its own personality to ensure that each stay is a unique experience.
The heritage deluxe rooms offer guests the traditional experience without compromising on comfort The rooms accurately depict the essence of the traditional life in the valley. All the furniture are custom designed and handmade in Dwarika’s own workshop which is known for restoring traditional wood words. Furthermore, the linen is organically produced and hand woven.