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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff and Khem, the owner, were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was free and was a great start to the day. There were lots of free extras that helped keep our budget low, such as drinking water and wifi. It's conveniently located next to Thamel which has lots of restaurants and things...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First I want to thank Khem for not only stepping in when I had a problem late at night with a scary taxi driver but, once I was safely inside, paying for the taxi himself. It is indicative of his attitude to his guests. Elbrus Home is a good place to stay. Hot water, good breakfasts, shaded garden and communal...

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We originally booked a couple of nights here so we could figure out what we wanted to do in Kathmandu/Nepal. I had arranged with Khem (owner) for us to be picked up from the airport, we were greeted by Ali who was really nice and helpful. When we got to the guest house Khem, Hari and the team were really...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved everything about Elbrus Home - the staff, the rooms, the garden and the complimentary breakfast were so good that we didn't bother trying any other hostels in Thamel. When my partner got a bad bout of food poisoning on our third day, the staff offered to drive us to the hospital and provided him with some toast and...

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Elbrus at different moments during our two months trip in nepal. Very comfortable beds and hot shower. Breakfast that is included is huge and us good fuel for exploring the city. You might end up in the annex accross the road which is equally as comfy, just ask whether there is room in the main building, we...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I could not be more please with Elbrus Home. Very clean and quite for Thamel. The owner is very friendly accomodating as are the rest of the staff. Great source of information and helped us plan our activities for a good price. I plan to stay here again next time I'm in Kathmandu.

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Elbrus twice while in Nepal, before and after a tour. For my first stay I had a private double with bathroom attached, which opened up onto one of the shared terraces. It was a welcome point of safety and comfort as I adjusted to the culture of Kathmandu. On my return I had a triple room to...

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Nice and quiet hostel(relative to the sentral location). Very friendly and helpful staff. The included breakfast is simple, but very good. Location is perfect, and pretty easy to find. Rooms are clean and there is (most of the day) warm water in the shower. All inn all I'd say you get more than you pay for. Can certainly recommend it...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I swear there's nothing more relaxing then sitting on one of the terraces after an afternoon in Thamel. The owners were always very helpful and cheerful. It was an amazing way to start our trip in Nepal.

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Elbrus for 4 nights and would thoroughly recommend it to any traveller looking for genuinely friendly hosts, great location (5 minute walk from the chaos of Thamel) , immaculately clean and spacious well appointed rooms over the 2 sites and a beautiful garden that acts as an oasis of calm where the sumptuous breakfast is served....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elbrus Home, formerly known as Kathmandu Tourist Bungalow, was established in 2003. The hostel lies in the hub of the tourist center Thamel. It is located nearby several supermarkets, bus stations, travel and trekking agencies, restaurants and bars, bookshops, and internet cafes. In addition, most embassies are easily accessible from the guesthouse. Rooms offer twin size and king size beds, a television, hot shower, and western style toilets. Guests can enjoy mountain top views from the rooftop terrace, while enjoying a refreshing meal from the restaurant. Staff is on service 24 hours a day and can help guests book sightseeing tours, safari and rafting trips, trekking, and mountaineering. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elbrus Home

Address: Thamel | Golkopacka, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: ₹ 719 - ₹ 1,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The rooms in the main building come with a cozy terrace, but the rooms in the building across are more spacious”
  • View over Kathmandu from the top terrace
 of 5 bubbles danickt2016, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The double ensuite option is a great choice. Request the rooms in the four hundreds.”
 of 5 bubbles aep2, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“High floor in second building was very private and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles helenB4689FW, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in both buildings are good, however the 2nd building is a bit fancier.”
 of 5 bubbles TIDBT, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“The higher the floor, the better the scenery from the shared balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles barriec787, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
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