When to book
Tips & FAQs
Nearby stays
Raniban Retreat
3 stars

Raniban Retreat

Near World Peace Pagoda, Pokhara, Nepal
Pokhara, Nepal
See location+977 6169 2136

rate per night

based on 136 reviews
136 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Double room
Queen room

Photos of Raniban Retreat

About Raniban Retreat

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
On the same hilltop as the World Peace Pagoda, Raniban Retreat is located in tranquil surroundings and has spectacular views over Lake Fewa and across Pokhara Valley to the snowy mountains of Annapurna and Fishtail. Raniban Retreat is situated 420 metres above Fewa Lake and Pokhara Lakeside. It is accessible via a road leading to the World Peace Pagoda or an hour's trek through the Queens Forest, also known as Raniban. Guests are greeted with a welcome drink and fresh towel on the terrace upon arrival. Raniban Retreat features a bar offering panoramic views and restaurant serving home grown herbs and vegetables, Nepali, Asian and European cuisines, accompanied by views of the surrounding forest, lake and mountains. The recently remodelled lodges are fitted with a fan and desk. Attached bathrooms come with shower facilities and free toiletries. The hotel's front desk that can assist with laundry, car rental and ticketing services. Airport shuttle can also be arranged on request. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

Latest deals for Raniban Retreat

Thu 7/25
Fri 7/26
Queen room
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
Double room
1 twin bed
*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at Raniban Retreat

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Free toiletries


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Fruits
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • Lockers
  • Mountain view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Tile/marble floor
  • City view


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Drying rack for clothing

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Hiking

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Indoor play area


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Reviews of Raniban Retreat

Very good136 verified reviews
Pros +
Cons -


No reviews found.Try removing a filter, changing your search, or clear all to view reviews.

The questions and answers provided in this section are generated by an artificial intelligence model based on a summarization of user hotel reviews and hotel information.See more

They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What can I expect from the food at Raniban Retreat?

The food at Raniban Retreat is delicious and fresh, with limited but awesome choices. They also grow their own organic vegetables and offer made-to-order meals.

How is the cleanliness and maintenance at Raniban Retreat?

The staff at Raniban Retreat ensures that the property is clean and well-maintained. However, some guests have mentioned ongoing construction work that may affect the overall experience.

Is parking available at Raniban Retreat?

Parking at Raniban Retreat may be slightly difficult, especially if you are driving to the property. However, the staff is very helpful and can assist with any parking challenges.

When is the best time to visit Raniban Retreat for the best views?

The best time to visit Raniban Retreat for the best views is when the weather is clear. However, it's important to note that the views can be disappointing when it's cloudy or rainy.

What are the unique amenities offered at Raniban Retreat?

Raniban Retreat offers a unique experience with its stunning location, spectacular views, and a serene and tranquil environment away from the hustle and bustle. Additionally, they provide a Ford Ranger for city tours and have a Premium Room with Jacuzzi for a luxurious stay.

The questions and answers provided in this section are generated by an artificial intelligence model based on a summarization of user hotel reviews and hotel information.See more

They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Mountain View Room

Guests highly recommend choosing a Mountain View room for an incredible and breathtaking view of the Himalayas, Fewa Lake, and the surrounding landscape.

Consider the Low Season

Visiting in May might be advantageous as it is considered the low season, potentially offering a quieter and more serene experience with fewer guests.

Be Mindful of Construction

Some guests mentioned ongoing construction, which could lead to noise disturbances and limited access to certain areas. It's advisable to inquire about the status of the construction when booking.

Check Wi-Fi Availability

If a stable Wi-Fi connection is essential, it's recommended to confirm the availability and strength of the Wi-Fi in the room, as some guests experienced connectivity issues.

Explore Nearby Attractions

Take advantage of the hotel's proximity to attractions such as the World Peace Stupa, Barahi Temple, Phewa Lake, and Davis Falls for a well-rounded experience of the area.

Consider Room Heating

If visiting during the winter, it's advisable to inquire about room heating, as some guests found the lack of heat in the rooms during the colder months to be a drawback.

Request a Sunrise View Room

Guests have praised the Sunrise View rooms for offering an incredible perspective, especially during sunrise and sunset, providing a unique and memorable experience.

Be Prepared for Rough Access

The road leading to the hotel is described as rough and treacherous, so guests driving to the property should be prepared for a challenging journey.

Inquire About Room Facilities

Some guests noted the absence of in-room coffee facilities and limited breakfast options, so it's advisable to inquire about these amenities based on personal preferences.

Consider the Value for Money

While the views are highly praised, some guests felt that the pricing was not commensurate with the overall experience, especially considering the ongoing construction and limited facilities.


Near World Peace Pagoda, Pokhara

What's nearby

  • World Peace Stupa257 yd
  • Barahi Temple0.8 mi
  • Phewa Lake0.9 mi
  • Davis Falls1.3 mi
  • Basundhara Park1.3 mi
  • Sahid Park1.6 mi
  • Pokhara International Mountain Museum2.3 mi
  • Sarangkot3.1 mi
  • Bindhyabasini Temple3.5 mi
  • Mahendra Cave5.3 mi



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Raniban Retreat

Low season


High season


Average price (weeknight)


Average price (weekend night)

Cheapest month to stay with an average 16% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 22% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at Raniban Retreat

Price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
Average nightly price per month
Average nightly price

Top tips for your stay at Raniban Retreat

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Raniban Retreat, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in August and January.
  • The cheapest price a room at Raniban Retreat was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $81, while the most expensive was $81.
  • How long should you stay at Raniban Retreat? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Raniban Retreat

  • Where is Raniban Retreat located?

    Raniban Retreat is located at Near World Peace Pagoda, 4.8 miles from the center of Pokhara. World Peace Stupa is the closest landmark to Raniban Retreat.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Raniban Retreat?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Raniban Retreat.

  • Does Raniban Retreat offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Raniban Retreat offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Raniban Retreat offer free parking?

    Yes, Raniban Retreat offers free parking.

  • How far is Raniban Retreat from the airport?

    Raniban Retreat is 2.4 miles from Pokhara. Raniban Retreat is 42.1 miles from Jomsom.

  • Does Raniban Retreat have a pool?

    Yes, Raniban Retreat has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Raniban Retreat hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Raniban Retreat in Pokhara and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Raniban Retreat and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Raniban Retreat.

Nearby hotels and places to stay

3-star hotel
28% cheaperTushita Nepal Yoga Retreat Center0.09 miRestaurant, Room service, Free parking$74+
2-star hotel
85% cheaperSiddhartha Garden Ayurveda9.7 Excellent (44 reviews)0.15 miRestaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service$15+
3-star hotel
61% cheaperTaalpaari Hotel0.51 miFree toiletries$40+
3-star hotel
55% cheaperThe Lake House0.65 miBar/Lounge, Free Wi-Fi, Free toiletries$46+
2-star hotel
94% cheaperGalaxy Inn Guest House7.9 Good (82 reviews)1.11 miRestaurant, Room service, Free Wi-Fi$6+
3-star hotel
94% cheaperHotel Blue moon Pokhara8.9 Excellent (79 reviews)1.11 miRestaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service$6+
2-star hotel
94% cheaperHotel Bishram8.1 Excellent (64 reviews)1.02 miRoom service, Free Wi-Fi, Free parking$6+
3-star hotel
89% cheaperHotel Global Inn8.6 Excellent (5 reviews)1.1 miRestaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service$11+
2-star hotel
71% cheaperHotel Crystal Palace10 Excellent (1 review)1.02 miBar/Lounge, Free Wi-Fi, Business center$30+
2-star hotel
85% cheaperSiddhartha Garden Ayurveda9.7 Excellent (44 reviews)0.15 miRestaurant, Bar/Lounge, Room service$15+
2-star hotel
65% cheaperHotel Hidden Kingdom9.3 Excellent (11 reviews)1.11 miSpa and wellness center, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge$36+
3-star hotel
76% cheaperHotel Basanta inn9.3 Excellent (6 reviews)0.97 miFitness center, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge$25+

Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

4.8 mi

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

2.4 mi