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The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

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Overview
15 Swoyambhu Buddha Park, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stay in this hotel was very cheerful. The location is ideal if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the center. The team is welcoming and pleasant, she knows how to give good advices on trekks and places to visit. There...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Leo_woozy
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

I was staying there for about a week and I had one of my best experiences there. First of all, the Owners and the staff are most kindly and caring and the hostel is a really nice place and it’s clean. We were 3 guys...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Natse0804
Reviewed November 25, 2018

I ended up unexpectedly spending a few extra days at the Turtle because I enjoyed the environment, other guests, and staff so much. This place has a great vibe and is also reasonably priced. Though I haven't stayed in the Thamel area, I know just...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank michpnw
Reviewed November 21, 2018

I had to take the bus on the morning in swoyambu at the morning, very convinient. The services could be OK. In all the eleven days I stayed on Nepal, in every hostel, hotel and restaurant there were purified water offer free to the hosts,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank yollotl_trip
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here every time I was in Kathmandu. It was an incredible experience and the staff were more than helpful. They had every bit of knowledge you’d need to know for trekking, going on safari or visiting other areas of Nepal. Big thanks to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$13 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$13 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
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Dining (8)
Room & Suite (4)
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Pritish R
August 21, 2016|
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Response from Michelle D | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in a 4 person mixed dorm room-comfortable bed and reasonably quite. About $4USD a night and that included a simple breakfast.
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stressed652013
July 31, 2016|
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Response from The Sparkling T | Property representative |
Namaste, we are nearly 12 kms far from airport, which is around 30/40 minutes drive. if your son need airport pick up we will come to airport to pick him. Don't worry, We do speak english and can assisit or guide while your... More
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Room Tips
"Top floor rooms are quieter and the view in the morning is divine!"
esther0s
Aug 23, 2017
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"Avoid B-4 private room unless they read this and put a new mattress. ; P"
chelseab1809
Aug 13, 2017
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"Dorms definitely to meet people or the rooms for privacy of course. They're all cleaned daily"
E8077SFmaxb
Aug 11, 2017
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"the Suite is gorgeous."
zecarrion
Jul 10, 2017
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