Utse started 40 years ago as one of the first restaurants in Thamel. It contributed to developing thamel into a major touristic area. Now, Hotel Utse is a major landmark in Thamel, with 52 well-appointed rooms with all modern amenities. the rooms are divided into three categories, Super Deluxe, Deluxe, and Standard, all with most modern amenities. the old utse Restaurant continues business just next to the lobby with the same Tibetan, Chinese, and Continental cuisines prepared by the same cooks as 38 years ago.