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the Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel Hostel

Swoyambhu -15, Kimdole Kathmandu, Buddha Park, Kathmandu, Nepal

We are an independent Backpackers Hostel located in the heart of the sacred and mystical town of Swoyambhu (MONKEY TEMPLE) Kathmandu. The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel offers a unique opportunity to live amongst Holy Monkeys and to experience the vibrant chanting of the Monks prayers from the many monasteries that surround Swoyambhu. We offer clean, affordable and safe accommodations for all those who have come to explore the endless beauty that Nepal has to offer. Read more

87% Overall Rating 20 out of 23 customers would recommend this property based on 23 reviews

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 85%

Location 79%

Safety 88%

Staff 93%

Value 93%

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Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar APM-96
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Pet Friendly"
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kathmandu?

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We are an independent Backpackers Hostel located in the heart of the sacred and mystical town of Swoyambhu (MONKEY TEMPLE) Kathmandu. The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel offers a unique opportunity to live amongst Holy Monkeys and to experience the vibrant chanting of the Monks prayers from the many monasteries that surround Swoyambhu. We offer clean, affordable and safe accommodations for all those who have come to explore the endless beauty that Nepal has to offer. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Superior Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Basic Tent Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Tent Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About the Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

We are an independent Backpackers Hostel located in the heart of the sacred and mystical town of Swoyambhu (MONKEY TEMPLE) Kathmandu.

The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel offers a unique opportunity to live amongst Holy Monkeys and to experience the vibrant chanting of the Monks prayers from the many monasteries that surround Swoyambhu.

We offer clean, affordable and safe accommodations for all those who have come to explore the endless beauty that Nepal has to offer.

You will find a friendly and comfortable atmosphere to connect with and share stories amongst other travelers.

After a long day of sightseeing and traveling come and relax in our Chill out Cafe . We have an Nepali infused style European BBQ and a salad bar designed by our European Chef, as we know that it can be challenging to consistently eat local foods. A definite refresher for those who are traveling long term through Nepal and India!

Our Cafe includes locally grown Boutique Coffee, international and local selection of a wide variety of premium Teas, Wines and Beers.

We can arrange for in-expensive airport pick up, please let us know 24 hours in advance with full name , flight number, airline name, time and date.
Airport Pick up Charge in Day Time : NRS 900
Airport Pick up Charge at Night Time: NRS 1300

The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers hostel features include:

Free Linens
Free Breakfast
Free Luggage storage
Travel desk
Wi-Fi
European style washing machine
Back up light facilities whiles no electricity in town.

Please note that we have a cancellation policy of 48 hours

Accommodation Information

Deluxe Family Private Ensuite NRs 1250 Per person Per night

Deluxe Double Garden View Ensuite 550 Per person Per night

Standard 3 Bed mixed Drom NRS 400 Per person Per night

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Bunk/ Drom NRS 350

Breakfast Included

Facilities
24 Hour Reception
24 Hour Security
Bar
BBQ
Bicycle Motorbike car Parking
Breakfast Included
Cafe
Common Room
Currency Exchange
Free Internet Access
Free Parking
Free WiFi
Laundry Facilities
Linen Included
Lockers
Luggage Storage
Outdoor Terrace
Parking
Postal Service
Restaurant
Tours/Travel Desk
Towels Included
Washing machine

Cancellation:
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Check-In/Out Details
Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Location Information

We do have airport pick up so you can avoid unnecessary hassle which is common at Kathmandu Airport!! The Airport Pick up cost Nrs 900 which you can share with your Friend (Up to three people). If you arrive at Night time the charge would be NRs 1300.

If you come yourself, Please beware of Airport/Taxi touts as they will try to convenience you we do not exist as they get paid to bring you to there friends guest house.

Please note we do exist and you can call us any time
+977 9813 56 4272
and we can give the taxi directions and we can pick you up any where in Swoyambhu

If you are coming from the airport the easiest way is:
Catch a prepaid taxi in the airport to either Buddha park (ring road) Swoyambhu, Near 3 large Golden Buddha Statues.

You can easily get the taxi to phone us or you can call from any shop and we will come to pick you up . We are about 2 mins from Buddha park

We are located near Bhuddha park Swoyambhu ,(10 mins from Monkey Temple main entrance & 5 mins from the Kimdole taxi stand. )

Direction when taking a TAXI

Airport to the MEETING POINT
* 50 mins

Kalanki to the MEETING POINT
* 40 mins

Thamel to the MEETING POINT
* 20 mins
* 30-35 mins WALK (Save some money :)

Swoyambhu main entrance (Bhagwan Paau) to the MEETING POINT
*5-7 mins approx (Walk)


Please feel free to email/contact us for airport pick up

tsthostel@gmail.com

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.