See other Kathmandu properties

the Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

Swoyambhu -15, Kimdole Kathmandu, Buddha Park, Kathmandu, Nepal, Distance from city centre: 3.5km

Rating: 88% from 3 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 73%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 93%Facilities

Real Reviews

Real reviews from fellow travellers

These are trusted reviews from guests who have actually stayed here. We hope you find them helpful.

Note: we only give a property a rating once it has received a minimum of 3 reviews.

  • Sort By:
  • Traveler Type:
  • Age:
  • A little far from Thamel (downtown), on the other hand located in a calm and quiet place and very close to the ring road, where you can take buses or cabs to anywhere. Incredible staff, nice rooms and a good food prepared at their own restaurant. I definitely recommend this hostel.
  • 80%
  • 14 Dec 2016 Anonymous Brazil
  • the over all experience was good, although we had some hiccups. things were smooth- taxi was always on time, got us in a nice room, nice showers, good food. They charge 100 rupees for a kilo for the laundry, so we decided to just hand wash. but here is the thing that put us off a little was that they then charged us 100 rupees for the bucket of water we used to wash our clothes. It felt as though we were being charged for all the little things- things that are normally free.
  • 86%
  • 21 Jun 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Stayed in many hostels, this is definitely my favourite. Located right near the Monkey Temple which is a must-visit. And away from the noisy polluted Thamel but still within walking distance if you wish to shop. The rooftop is amazing and gives you views of the mountains and even some snowcapped ones! Defintely recommend if you want a mix of local culture and want to meet other like-minded travelers who like to be spontaneous and take life as it is. The staff are friendly and always cheerful!
  • 100%
  • 04 Feb 2014 T England
City Guides and Information

Video guides, travel podcasts, city maps & free city guides. What to eat, where to stay and things to do and see - our travel guides have it all.

Find a guide »
Latest Blog Post

We want to make sure that you get to explore as much of Paris as possible and that includes the nightlife scene. We've compiled some of the best places in Paris to check out if ...

Read more »
Great Value and Choice

We offer the most comprehensive selection of hostels on the internet with over 33,000 great places to stay in 170 countries. The ultimate online resource for hostels everywhere.

Find great value hostels »