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Kathmandu Hi Thamel Hostel

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Jakarta
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The place supposed to be easy to find. But it took 2 hrs for me to get there due to confusing route and none of locals recognized this hostel. I booked and guaranteed for female dorm but i ended up in mix dorm with mostly male room mates. The rest, the staffs are nice and the place is clean enough....

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this Hostel by 5 nights, and it was really a terrible experience... rooms not cleans, hot water not availible, terrible bathroom, and the manager is a crazy and very unpolite guy... disgusting place!!!

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2Thank William S
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Stayed here only two nights, just because of the price. Dorms cost Between 250 - 300 Nepali rupees. The Dormitory was dirty, and the bathroom was the worst, in the two days i stayed there no one cleaned it. To be honest this not the standard for a Hostelling International, i have been in several Hi Hostelling worldwide, and this...

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Burnie, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

I stayed here a couple of nights (dorm R300). The first dorm I was in was a nice big spacious room with six beds and attatched bathroom. The matresses were thin but ok and they had decent blankets. It was one of the nicest dorms I've seen whilest in India and Nepal, though still not up to Western standards. After...

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Thank stevenjchristie
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2014

A mixed review with serious issues. While I enjoyed my stay, due to the friends I made in the dormitory, there are far superior hotels for only a little money more. I was greeted to the bathroom by a used condom in the sink which had obviously been there some time. Only upon asking was the bathroom cleaned, but was...

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Thank mattfromsydau
Niigata, Japan
Reviewed 18 November 2013

this hostel is okay. but u cant expect good service. we asked pick-up service but they forgot. hot shower is available but not so much water. wifi is almost always be cut down. i think this is different from youth hostels in China or other countries.

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Thank Yoshi_1221
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Not bad for the price available along with the location which slap bang in the middle middle of Thamel. The pros are: - rooms here are substantially cheaper than other hotels with membership card - the staff are friendly & relaxed and can accomodate to whatever you need, e.g. hot drinking water , bus ticket reservation, etc..etc.. - Wi-Fi is...

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Thank Alan Y
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We didn't book in advance and the Hi Thamel Hostel was the first hotel that had rooms available so we decided not to be picky. It wasn't bad, the 2 rooms were in ok condition. the only problem were the bathrooms: one had only cold water, and the other had only boiling hot water. had to run between the 2...

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Thank TravellingCat2000
Wuhan, China
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Kathmandu Hi Thamel Hostel, is the best I can recommend for any traveler to Nepal, you will feel secure since the moment you arrive Kathmandu airport they will send a car to pick you up and drop you back if you want, the staffs are so polite and helpful and you can always enjoy your time with they greet you...

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Thank salche0013
Guangzhou, tian he bei
Reviewed 15 June 2013

i recommend every one not to be in the hostel cause it's not secure, plus the manager dilipm is worst too. The bathrooms are others worst but rooms are fine. Anyway it's up to you if you want to be there. I didn't booked online i went there directly. thank you for reading

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Sajan25648, Manager at Kathmandu Hi Thamel Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Sir Namaste We are very sorry for not being able to fulfill your expectation. We will try our best to provide more and more improved services in near future. Best Regards Dilip Gautam Manager

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Address: Narshing Chowk | Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room in 2nd floor are good”
 of 5 bubbles salche0013, 17 Jul 2013 | Read review
“just don't go there.”
 of 5 bubbles kiransinghbora, 15 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Get a room that faces the courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles DimitriosV737, 7 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Get the dbl + single room upstairs - you will have your own bathroom and be out of the traffic areas.”
 of 5 bubbles RobEager, 16 May 2013 | Read review
“Get room closest to router for good wifi signal”
 of 5 bubbles Wuntyme, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
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