the Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

Swoyambhu -15, Kimdole Kathmandu, Buddha Park, Kathmandu, Nepal, Distance from city centre: 3.5km
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Rating: 81%from 4 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 80%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
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We are an independent Canadian operated Backpackers Hostel located in the heart of the sacred and mystical town of Swoyambhu (MONKEY TEMPLE) Kathmandu.


The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel offers a unique opportunity to live amongst Holy Monkeys and to experience the vibrant chanting of the Monks' prayers from the many monasteries that surround Swoyambhu.

We offer clean, affordable and safe accommodations for all those who have come to explore the endless beauty that Nepal has to offer.

You will find a friendly and comfortable atmosphere to connect with and share stories amongst other travelers.


After a long day of sightseeing and traveling come and relax in our Chill out Café . We have an Nepali infused style European BBQ and a salad bar designed by our European Chef, as we know that it can be challenging to consistently eat local foods. A definite refresher for those who are traveling long term through Nepal and India!

Our Café includes locally grown Boutique Coffee, international and local selection of a wide variety of premium Teas, Wines and Beers.

We can arrange for in expensive airport pick up, please let us know 24 hours in advance with full name , flight number, airline name, time and date.


The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers hostel features include:

-Free Towels, Linens and Duvets
-Free Breakfast
-Free Luggage storage
-Travel desk
-Wi-Fi
-European style washing machine



Please note that we have a cancellation policy of 48 hours

All rooms include free Breakfast.

Check in - 12:30pm
Check out - 10:30am


Full payments are to be made on arrival

Please note that we have a cancellation policy of 48 hours
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Currency exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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We do have airport pick up so you can avoid unnecessary hassle which is common at Kathmandu Airport!! The Airport Pick up cost Nrs 800 which you can share with your Friend (Up to three people). If you arrive at Night time the charge would be NRs 1200.

If you come yourself, Please beware of Airport/Taxi touts as they will try to convenience you we do not exist as they get paid to bring you to there friends guest house.

Please note we do exist and you can call us any time
+977 9813 56 4272
and we can give the taxi directions and we can pick you up any where in Swoyambhu

If you are coming from the airport the easiest way is:
Catch a prepaid taxi OR Public Bus in the airport to Buddha park (ring road) Swoyambhu, Near 3 large Golden Buddha Statues.

You can easily get the taxi to phone us or you can call from any shop and we will come to pick you up . We are about 2 mins from Buddha park

Our number is +977 9813 56 4272

We are located near Bhuddha park Swoyambhu ,(10 mins from Monkey Temple main entrance & 5 mins from the Kimdole taxi stand. )

Direction and Normal Price when taking a TAXI

Airport to the Hostel ( NRS 800-900)
* 50 mins

Kalanki to the Hostel ( NRS 200 - 300)
* 20 mins

Thamel to the Hostel (NRS 200 - 300)
* 20 mins
* 30-35 mins WALK (Save some money :)

Swoyambhu main entrance (Bhagwan Paau) to Hostel
*8-10 mins approx (Walk)

Please feel free to email/contact us for airport pick up
tsthostel@gmail.com

Located Near

Swoyambhu (Monkey Temple)

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