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The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Such a cozy place tucked in Kathmandu just by the monkey temple. They arranged for a taxi for us from the airport and after that, it was fairly easy to navigate to coming home each night. We enjoyed being outside of the busy city center....More

Thank Jennifer B
Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 26 December 2017

Namaste Jennifer, merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you for choosing our hostel while your frequent visit to Nepal. It is our pleasure to have you and your friends as our guest. And Thank you very much for your wonderful review and we are...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Sparkling turtle was the greatest place we have stayed in while in Kathmandu. If you are a bit tired of crowds and noise of Thamel, you will find this place chill and calm. Instead of staying in the rooms we took a tent on the...More

Thank Absurdisman
Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 26 December 2017

Namaste and Warm greetings from The Sparkling Turtle. Thank you for choosing our hostel while your frequent visit to Nepal. And Thank you very much for your wonderful review and we are delighted to hear that you had a good experience staying with us. We...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Overall we had a good stay at the Hostel. The place has a great vibe, it’s clean, and has a great menu at the in-house kitchen. My only gripe with the place is the location - although admittedly I should have looked into this better...More

Thank Tom R
Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 26 December 2017

Namaste Tom, Warm greetings from The Sparkling Turtle. Thank you for choosing our hostel while your frequent visit to Nepal. And Thank you very much for your wonderful review and we are delighted to hear that you had a good experience staying with us. We...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here 😊 The hostel is quite a way out of town (40 min walk) which is nice if you just want to chill in a more relaxed environment for a bit :) The hostel itself has lots of great common...More

Thank Gwen P
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful and chilled place with good vibes, super nice staff and everything a traveller needs. good restaurant, big common area, very big balcony, good wifi and most of all very helpful staff. the owner pawan organized almost everything for us while we...More

Thank Trine W
Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 26 December 2017

Namaste , Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you for choosing our hostel while your recent visit to Nepal. It is our pleasure to have you and your partner as our guest. And Thank you very much for your wonderful review and we are...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$ 10 - US$ 12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 10 - US$ 12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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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"Top floor rooms are quieter and the view in the morning is divine!"
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"Avoid B-4 private room unless they read this and put a new mattress. ; P"
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"Dorms definitely to meet people or the rooms for privacy of course. They're all cleaned daily"
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"the Suite is gorgeous."
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