Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
Student Hostels in Kathmandu: It’s helpful to know that there is a wide range of private boys and girls hostels spread across Kathmandu. These are designed for students or young working people looking for shared accommodation.
Luckily for you, most of these ‘hostels’ have the word Boys or Girls included, so it should be quite obvious which ones to avoid.
Best to opt for one of the great hostels in Kathmandu mentioned in this article. That way you can’t go wrong!
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We suggest that if you found the place for you, it is time to check availability right away and book it now!
We provided great places to stay in Kathmandu Nepal but if you are looking for more we have more hostels for you. Well, what can we say we just wanna give and show you the best accommodation in Kathmandu Nepal.
Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel
Shangrila Boutique Hotel Kathmandu
Kathmandu Madhuban Guesthouse
Avalon House KTM
Elbrus Home Kathmandu
Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel
Sparkling Turtle Backpackers has a nice balcony to relax or enjoy the view on monkey temple. The staff at this hostel make the whole experience! They are very friendly and accommodating.
There are a lot of activities you can do in the hostel like joining the morning joggers, laughing yogis, and sleeping monkeys at Swayambhu/Buddha Park.
The beds are comfy and the rooms are spacious. The common areas are really great for meeting new fellows.
Perks at Sparkling Turtle Backpackers:
Location: Located 7 km from Tribhuvan International Airport and just 1 km from Swayambhunath Temple. The property is 4 km from Gangapur Bus Stand and just 200 m from Buddha Park. Pashupatinath Temple is 6 km away. 3.6 km away from Everest Base Camp.
Shangrila Boutique Hotel offers a sociable yet chilled atmosphere. The hostel is close to tourist hot spots and several multicultural restaurants which is pretty great.
After a long day of doing some tours, you can relax at the rooftop while drinking your cold beer. If you are not into beers, they have serves wide range of drinks and cocktails.
It is a bit pricey compared to other hostels but we think that if you want to experience a bit of luxury, this is the place to be.
Perks at Shangrila Boutique Backpacker Hotel:
Very good breakfast
Location: Located in the city centre of Kathmandu. The property is located 6 km from Tribhuvan International Airport. Kantipath Bus Stand is 200 m away. The Narayanhiti Palace Museum is 1 km away and The Pashupatinath Temple is situated 5 km away.
This is not a dingy hipster hostel with beds on pallets and 20 people sharing one bathroom, but a proper guesthouse with ensuite bathrooms.
They have restaurant and they serve a variety of local and international dishes. In-room dining is possible with room service.
Perks at Kathmandu Madhuban Guesthouse:
Location: Kathmandu Madhuban Guest House is located in Chhetrapati, just 2.5 km from Kathmandu Royal Palace Museum. Madhuban Guest House is 6.5 km from Tribhuvan International Airport. It is 5.4 km away from Book At Home Nepal Guest House Kathmandu.
Avalon House in Kathmandu is close to Thamel and other sightseeing places. Walking distance from a lot of great restaurants as well as a lot of the tourist destinations.
The rooftop is an awesome place to relax and chill. Staff try to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Their private rooms are a great value for money. It is also comfy and clean with balcony.
Perks at Avalon House:
WiFi available in all areas
Location: Avalon House is located in Kathmandu. The significant Hindu Temple of Pashupatinath is 4 km away while the Kathmandu Durbar Square and the century old National Museum of Nepal are 5 km away. The Gongabu Bus Station is 2 km and the Tribhuvan International Airport is 5 km.
Found the perfect backpacker hostel Kathmandu has to offer? We hope, you did.
Below we list all the frequently asked questions. Have a look.
What are the Kathmandu hostel for solo travellers?
We’re easily going to stick by our favourite and #1 hostel in the city, Yakety Yak Hostel. It is one of the best hostels in Nepal.
Are hostels in Kathmandu safe?
Not all Kathmandu Nepal hostels are safe, especially the one that offers the cheapest price in sketchy areas.
It might be an illegal hostel, without proper license to run and safety measures.
So in all fairness, it is best to check out Hostelgeeks.com because we feature safe hostels in Kathmandu. Trust us because we are expert in the hostel world. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!
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What are the best hostels in Kathmandu?
You can find the best Kathmandu hostels in this article!
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