Here is a list of Best 5 Casinos in Kathmandu:
1. Casino Royale
Location: This popular casino is located in the five-star hotel Yak and Yeti in Durbar Marg.
Entry fees and packages: Entry in this casino is free of cost. However, you will be required to show a proper ID. You will be welcomed with a free cocktail and snacks at the entrance. Also, for all players, there are rounds of complimentary drinks, food and even cigarettes.
Hotel Yak and Yeti has an amazing built-in Casino Package for its customers at NPR 14080 per person. As a part of the package, you get casino coupons worth NPR 5000 per person. The package includes three nights and four days accommodation, daily buffet breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner at the casino, pick up and drop at the airport by the hotel staff as well as free access to swimming pool and gymnasium.
Dress code: Feel at ease in Casino Royale and wear any casual dress. However, do dress appropriately for this is Nepal. Moreover, there is a signboard displaying that half pants are not allowed.
Timings: The casino is open on all days 24×7.
2. Casino Mahjong
Location: Casino Mahjong is located in Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza.
Entry fees and packages: Entry here is allowed only after you show a passport (because Nepalese are debarred from going to casinos). There is no entry fee, and the minimum age for gaming is 21 years. You will also get free drinks and snacks.
Dress code: Casual attire is preferred here. Dress properly and smartly. Slippers are usually not allowed; so wear shoes.
Timings: The sun never sets here, and the casino is open for 24 hours. It starts getting crowded from 9:00 PM.
3. The Millionaire's Club and Casino
Location: This casino is situated in the five-star hotel in Shangri-la in Lazimpat.
Entry fees and packages: Entry here is free of cost. The players are entitled to free-flowing drinks and food. There are also facilities for free cab services.
The Shangri-la hotel has an alluring casino package. By paying INR 50,000 one will get NPR 1,00,000 worth of FPV. The package comprises accommodation for 3 nights and 4 days, along with complimentary buffet breakfast at the hotel and complimentary lunch and dinner at the casino on all three days. The package also includes airport transfers and a half-day sightseeing tour.
Dress code: Casual dresses are worn by most of the people at this Casino. There are, however, no restrictions as such.
Timings: The casino is open on all days of the week 24×7.
4. Casino Rad
Location: The Casino is a part of the Radisson Hotel in Lazimpat, adjacent to the Royal Palace.
Entry fees and packages: Entry in this casino is free of cost. There are complimentary drinks and delicious food.
The Radisson Hotel has an amazing casino package at NPR 16,000 for an accommodation of 3 nights and 4 days. The package includes airport transfers, breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner at the casino, welcome drink on arrival, casino coupons and local sightseeing.
Dress code: Be at ease here and dress in comfortable and smart casual attire.
Timings: The staff at Casino Rad are ever ready to provide you fun and entertainment on all days of the week for 24×7.
5. Casino Pride Nepal
Location: This casino is situated in the five-star hotel Hyatt Regency in Taragaon, Boudha.
Entry fees and packages: Just like other casinos, there is no entry fees here. There are complimentary drinks and snacks for players.
The Casino Pride Nepal offers a Hyatt Regency package at INR 20,000 for the Indian nationals. The package consists of accommodation for three nights and four days with buffet breakfast at hotel and lunch and dinner at the casino. It even comprises airport transfers. A similar package is offered at Hotel Mahadev at INR 14,000. The package is inclusive of all types of International games and entertainment.
Dress code: Casual outfits are the most common at this casino. Visitors are advised to dress appropriately.
Timings: Casino Pride Nepal is open on all days of the week, for 24 hours a day.
These five casinos are the currently operational ones in Kathmandu. There were a few others like Casino Everest, Casino Venus and Casino Anna before the government's closure of all casinos in Nepal. These have not started functioning yet, but there are hopes of re-opening of Casino Anna of the Hotel de'l Annapurna. Whatever you fancy, be it rolling a dice, spinning a wheel or selecting a card, the casinos in Kathmandu have got you covered. And, if you just want to have some fun, the staff and workers here will ensure that you play well as an amateur. The casinos here are definitely nothing like the ones in Las Vegas or Macau but are pretty decent and enjoyable for a small country like Nepal.