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    The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

    Swoyambhu -15 | Buddha Park, Kathmandu, Nepal
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    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    This place is perfect for anyone who wants to stay outside of Thamel, which in my view is too hectic for staying in. The area around the hostel is vibrant and interesting, with the monkey temple a short walk away. The hostel has a communal...More

    Thank David S
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 13 June 2017

    Dear David, Thank you for writing such an Amazing review for us and thank you for choosing our hostel while your recent visit to Kathmandu. It is our pleasure to have you as our guest and we are looking forward to welcome you again at...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    When I just arrived in Kathmandu everything felt intense. From the hostel I was able to get used to the hectic life in Nepal. Pawan and his staff are wonderful. Because of their kindness and knowledge, I soon felt at home in Nepal. For the...More

    Thank Freek H
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 13 June 2017

    Namaste Freek, Thank you for writing such an Amazing review for us and thank you for choosing our hostel every time you come back to Kathmandu. It is our pleasure to have you as our guest and we are looking forward to welcome you again...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

    This is a bit of a difficult one to write. Half of the staff, including the guy who runs the hostel, are incredibly friendly and seem eager to help you with anything. If you wish, you'll find help planning pretty much any adventure in Nepal....More

    Thank Catarina C
    Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

    Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport I had no rooms booked and was just winging it. Luckily ran into someone heading to "Sparkling turtle". Couldn't of been any luckier to end up there. Place is extremely clean and very well kept. My favorite part of being...More

    Thank Eddie D
    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    I took advantage of the airport pick up and was glad I did. Pawan communicated with me via email beforehand and was a friendly face in a crowd of cab drivers ready to charge me ungodly amounts to get to my destination. I was grateful...More

    Thank Devin S
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 3 May 2017

    Dear Davin, Namaste and Happy Birthday. Hope you are having good time traveling around the world. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and thanks a lot for such a wonderful review for us. We are looking forward to welcome you again...More

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    About
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$10 - US$12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Bagmati Zone >
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    Pritish R
    22 August 2016|
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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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    31 July 2016|
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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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