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Backyard Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Thamel, Chibihal Club | Thamel Marg, Kathmandu 00977, Nepal
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Ranked #17 of 134 hotels in Kathmandu
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just a month ago, I was very pleased with the services provided by the Backyard Hotel. Working staff were so humble and polite. Food was really nice. Nice and clean room which make me feel like my home. I have the best time in Backyard Hotel. Nice view of the capital city from the hotel and budget room really worth... More

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London, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel last summer. The hotel is very near the main road in Kathmandu Thamel, but in a parallel street so it is quiet. At the time of my stay there was no generator so blackouts were frequent. The structure is run down. The antenna and the wi-fi had occasional troubles. The personnel has always been very... More

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We have no idea how we can respond to this review. This is a clear example of the negative parts of TripAdvisor. We might say this review to be fake because we believe we have had no such issues in the past or, the reviewer is trying to give you a wrong information, but this way we are also creating... More

4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was happily surprised by this Nice Hotel located in the city center. I emailed them really late for the airport pickup and they managed to send someone. The staff is really friendly and helpful. The room are clean and you feel like home. Breakfast is good. I had the budget room which is really worth the price. the bathroom... More

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Virum, Denmark
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very pleased with my stay at "Backyard Hotel"! All in all the hotel is nice, clean and well kept. It is located in the very center of Thamel, but just off the main streets so you are not disturbed at all. But the thing that sets "Backyard" apart form the rest of the hotels I've stayed at; is... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From my first emails to Sunil, enquiring about availability and cost of accommodation, less than a week in advance, I felt welcomed. Sunsil answered all my questions, was very prompt with his replies and very professional. I work within the travel industry, and these qualities had reassured me I was booking with a hotel that cared for their customers. I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly central if you want to stay in Thamel/tourist area of Kathmandu. Not expensive but if you're on a budget you can do slightly better if you're determined. The owner/manager is a bit full of himself and best avoided, although he has some nice staff who speak English well and are quite helpful. Standard of cleanliness and things working is... More

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New Delhi, India
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

If you are looking for a great, clean, and convenient place to stay in Thamel, your best bet is the Backyard Hotel. I needed to stay in Thamel for two weeks to get a an Indian visa extension, and the staff and service of Backyard was by far my most positive experience there. If I wanted 10 bottles of water,... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I like the environment in this hotel. It is at central location in Kathmandu. People were friendly and the prices are Ok. The terrace had a very nice view. I stayed for 1 week and felt very comfortable and relaxed.

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Bend, Oregon
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Had a great time staying at the backyard as it's name it's not in chaotic road but still in central Thamel clean room very friendly staffs great service in a budget that's what I liked totally recommended

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Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed at Backyard Hotel twice and have no negatives. The staff are always friendly, we trained and professional, they make you feel very at home. The rooms are large & clean and very comfortable. Breakfast is included on the roof terrace, there's always a newspaper and a great view of the city. In reception the staff are quick &... More

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Address: Thamel, Chibihal Club | Thamel Marg, Kathmandu 00977, Nepal
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Backyard Hotel 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
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#6 Business Hotel in Kathmandu #11 Family Hotel in Kathmandu #13 Best Value Hotel in Kathmandu #14 Romantic Hotel in Kathmandu
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Run by a group of tourism professionals, Backyard Hotel is situated in a bustling tourist area of Thamel in a very convenient location for everything that a tourist might be looking for, the best restaurants, shopping, the best bookshops and the tourist bus stop. Backyard Hotel is a 15 roomed small hotel that offers excellent service in a clean and comfortable environment where you will find people eager to please you all the time. ... more   less 
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