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Alobar1000 Hostel

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214 Kesarmahal Marg, Thamel 29, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was recommended this hostel by a friend that said it was the best hostel they had ever stayed in. Perhaps my expectations were set too high by that. Generally I am not a hard person to please but I did have a few issues with this place. First of all is the location, it's a little out of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for just one night as I was transitioning from one accommodation to the other. My two sisters stayed in a private room and I stayed in the six bed female dorm. This hostel had a really awesome vibe and was busy even though we visited in the off season. Has its own travel place at the hotel... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I stayed very shortly but I could see there was a good vibe in the hostel. Smiling helpful receptionists, somewhat working wifi, quiet area of Thamel, fairly near to the bus stop. The reason for going lower on the ratings is the fact, that the rooms are not 'sealed' and mice get in through a hole under a door, running... More 

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Aspen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Love this hostel and will definitely be back!! It's a great place to meet fellow travellers, whom you will probably meet again on your travels (they have a relationship with Kiwi Hostel in Pokhara, another fun hostel). I met the same backpackers 3 times on my travels which was awesome. They create a 'community' for you. Their rooftop bar with... More 

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Thank AspenGlitterfairy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

This hostel has several pretty rooftop patios, a giant indoor windowed room for 'chillaxin', and is clean with great service. So far I haven't had a hot shower, but no big deal to me. I have my own room, which is great. So close to Thamel! I feel comfortable, as a woman, walking out the main road and heading to... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is definitely the place to stay if you are looking to meet other backpackers in Kathmandu. I stayed a few other hostels prior to Alobar and was having a hard time meeting other travelers but once I went to Alobar I instantly met loads of travelers. The upstairs lounge is very relaxed and you may find yourself spending... More 

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Malta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

It is close to thamel within walking distance. The staff is very helpful. The atmosphere is that of a hostel and great to meet other travellers. The hot shower is always and issue but this is almost everywhere the same :-) just ask when there will be hot shower

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

I have such mixed feelings about this place. I arrived early in the morning after a night bus from Lumbini, absolutely dying to get into a proper bed. I had found in previous hostels that not booking for the night before you arrive if you are arriving in early hours, you often do not get a bed straight away as... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Located in the colorful and trendy Thamel district, Alobar 1000 is a great hangout for young backpackers. The rooftop bar, restaurant and lounge are excellent places to meet other travelers, and learn of where to go and what to see. The hotel staff, like most other locals, are super friendly and helpful. However, if you are a bit older and... More 

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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a social hostel, well this one is the right one! It's a great place to meet cool people and chill out at the rooftop. The hostel is ok, but not hot water and wifi is not the best, but anyway the vibe here is just amazing and you won't regret it!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alobar1000 is a hostel established for the very purpose of a true Nepali experience. We understand that your travel is very much important and that involves your experience. As a hostel, we help in providing a home space for your stay in Nepal. Once you feel at home your experience will be a great one, that is what we believe. Please come and experience Nepal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alobar1000 Hostel

Address: 214 Kesarmahal Marg, Thamel 29, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Location: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $10 - $12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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