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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I was happy to find the Bag Packers Lodge. My room was super cosy with very nice clean sheets, towels included, a big window with inoffensive curtains (which is rare) and simply and nicely furnished. I had my own bathroom with hot shower, soap included etc. Overall a very sweet and lovely room. My only hesitation to recommend is if...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lilleshwar Nameste and warm Greeting from Bag packer's Lodge kathmandu Nepal. Thank you very much for your excellent comment about Bag packer's Lodge On Tripadvisor. We are so glad that you had lovely and comfortable stay with our small property. we always concern about guest happiness. we are center location in tourist hub in thamel with comfortable building. Wish...

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I spent my last 2 days in Nepal by staying in this hotel. It is GOOD VALUE for money. 35 minutes from the airport, the location is perfect right in the center of Thamel. You can have everything you want by just walking especially souvenir & mountaineering gear. Restaurant at the top of the roof really nice for you to...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Qee Qee Nameste Thank you very much for your valuable time to think about Bag packers Lodge Kathmandu. We really glad that you had comfortable and satisfied stay with us. thank you for pointing good value and great location. well, Bag packer's Lodge is in good and center location with big specious clean room. All the best see you...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I was in Nepal for 2 weeks over Thanksgiving. We stayed at Bag Packer's on 2 occasions during our trip. It is an excellent location right in the heart of Thamel. The rooms are nice and Krishna and the others were always friendly and ready to help. It's also convenient to have the rooftop cafe available whenever you need a...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear respected guest Nameste and warm greeting from Bag packer's lodge kathmandu Nepal. Thank you very much for your valuable stay and valuable time to review about Bag packer's lodge on TripAdvisor. It is our big pleasure to have such positive comment. Thanks again and wish to see you in your next visit to Nepal. Best regards Krishna Bag packers...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped here a couple of times while in nepal, nice clean rooms, great value for money, nice central location in thamel and the staff were friendly and very helpful, great little place to stop when travelling through nepal

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Deat Christina Nameste and warm greeting from Bag packer's lodge kathmandu. Thank you very much for your positive comment on TripAdvisor about Bag packer's lodge. We all team really glad to have such wonderful comment about us.thanks again and you always welcome to Nepal as well as Bag packers lodge kathmandu. Best regards Krishna dawadi Bag packer's lodge Thamel z...

Reviewed 29 November 2015

This hotel is good value for money and has super flexible staff who are always ready to assist you with any requirements. I even spent my birthday there and the Staff gladly went out to source Newari food in order to make it more special, thanks guys!!!!

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear lovely friend Andy Nameste and warm greeting from Bag packer's lodge team kathmandu. Thank very much andy dai for you positive thoughts about bag packer's lodge. We really appreciated your kindness and helpful. And we all team of Bag packer's lodge Miss you alot. Thanks for COMING AS GUEST AND LEAVE AS FRIEND. All the best see you soon...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights... Its clean, inexpensive and descent enough. Its located in the center of alot of activities with food, shops for gears and walking distance from places that need to be seen... Staff were rele helpful... At one time my card did not work and the staff were rele understanding and patience soo thankzzz for dat...

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Great place to stay in the heart of the tourist area of Kathmandu, mega friendly staff & service, clean room, running hot water, sweet roof top restaurant, free wifi,laundry service, and luggage storage. Krishna, Kishor and the other staff could not be more helpful.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Great friendly staff, and centrally located in Thamel, and the room is clean and comfortable, Good value place to stay while in Kathmandu and reasonable price. The staff is helpful. And the roof top cafe if beautiful during the sunset time.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Excellent cheap, clean room in the centre of Thamel. The staff and manager are lovely and really helpful. It has a peaceful roof top garden with good cheap food and cold beers. The room is nice and clean, hot showers and well maintained. I'll be staying here again.

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Nameste and greeting from Bag packer's lodge kathmandu. thank you very much for your comment on TripAdvisor about bag packer's lodge thamel kathmandu. we are so glad that you liked our guest house and your happy stay at bag packer's lodge. Thanks again for you review. Wish to see you your next visit to Nepal Best regards krishna...

Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 6 October 2015

A good place to stay in the heart of Thamel. You have everything around you, but you can get to other parts very quickly too. Nice and friendly staff, a comfortable room and excellent roof top terrace. Had an unforgettable time in Kathmandu. Simply go there and enjoy!

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Nameste and greeting from Bag packer's lodge thamel Kathmandu. Thank you very much for your valuable time to review on TripAdvisor about us. I really appreciate your comment and i and my all staff glad to have such positive thought to Bag packers Lodge. Thank for pointing center thamel touristic area and friendly staff, yes we deserve it....

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nameste!! Bag packer's Lodge is centrally located in the heart of thamel, kathmandu's main tourist area. we are surrounded by shops, good restaurant & great entertainment all within walking distance from our hotel. taxi and car facilities are available should you want to venture further a field. travel & trekking agent are easily accessible. This is typical budget type hotel in thamel. We are proud to be honour, cheap and clean hotel with friendly atmosphere in kathmandu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bag Packer's Lodge

Address: 29 Chaksibari Marg | Center Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: ₹ 683 - ₹ 1,160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bag Packer's Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“quieter rooms at the back”
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“The rooms ones at the back are especially quiet.”
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“Back side rooms are quieter”
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“If you want a quiet night then get a room in the back of the building. Thamel can get noisy during festivals.”
 of 5 bubbles Nicw1979, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
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