What are the different accommodation options?
We have two lodging facilities. One is Hotel lodging within the IDEC venue and Guest House and Hostel lodging within the IDEC Venue.
What is the difference between the two options?
Hotel lodging facility will be available to those who would like to have hotel like services, which is a bit more expensive than the Guesthouse/hostel accommodation. Hotel accommodation can be only single or double. If you are with children you need to book for a suit room.
How far is the accommodation from the conference site?
It is within one single campus. You can explore just by walking a few minutes or even less.
How is the accommodation in Hotel? Hotel accommodation consists of a well furnished bedroom with an attached toilet and Bathroom. You have comfortable beds, water boilers and hot shower.
What if I am differently abled?
The hotel is friendly for differently abled participants. There is an elevator to take you to higher floors.
Is there room service available?
Yes, In the hotel room service is available. You will have to be a bit early with your request because of large number of guests during that time.
Is it cold/hot during night?
October is the best time of the year in Kathmandu. It is neither cold nor hot during the day. During the night the temperature can drop to 14/15 degrees. We will provide you warm quilts and an extra blanket if needed.
How is the Guest House accommodation ?
Guest house/ Hostel accommodation are of different types. It is cheaper but does have most of the facilities. You will have hot water shower, toilet and bathroom (some attached and some non-attached). You also have an option to opt for dormitory with common Toilet and bathroom. We will provide you with enough bedding material and quilts to keep you warm and cozy.
How are the rooms?
Rooms are clean, some carpteted some not carpeted. Freshly painted, well lit, and cozy.
What are the toilets like?
We have squat and sitting toilets as common toilets. All the attached toilets are sitting toilets. All the toilets will have both toilet paper and water.
What kind of food should I expect?
You will have plenty of options to choose from. Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Will be an array of Nepalese, Indian, and continental dishes. We have kept in mind the needs of those who love spices and those who need a bit less.
Will there be non-vegetarian dish?
We do not offer any meat. But keeping in mind the nutritional needs of participants, we will have ample dairy products and food varieties.
What about drinking?
Within the IDEC venue drinking is prohibited. But we have a bar set up near the IDEC venue, where you can enjoy your drinks.