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    The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

    Swoyambhu -15 | Buddha Park, Kathmandu, Nepal
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    Reviewed 30 April 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

    Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is amazing. The staff are unbelievably friendly and can assist with anything. When my bag didn't arrive from China, they were on the phone consistently trying to make sure it arrived. Food here is amazing especially the vege momos. It's a good 30-40...More

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

    Namaste Asha, 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 19 April 2017 via mobile

    It is very difficult to criticise a place when the staff are exceptionally kind and helpful but certain home comforts are missed in this incredibly social hostel (namely electrical plugs, good wifi and personal space in rooms). The hostel is also located 40 minutes walk...More

    Thank MWill95
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 3 May 2017

    Dear Sir, Namaste and Thank you for such a friendly review. We are working out with electrical plug in every room as well a another wifi soon. It is our pleasure to have you as our guest and we are looking forward to welcome you...More

    Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

    Hello, On my recent trip to kathmandu I was looking for a place which is quite, Good and in budget. 1. Sparkling Turtle topped the list by reviews of other travellers. 2. Good people to deal with. Ganesh is the guy one will come across....More

    Thank HariSingh81
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 15 April 2017

    Namaste and warm greetings from The sparkling turtle. Thank you for writing such a perfect review for us. It is our pleasure to have you as our guest. We are looking forward to welcome you again. Wish you all the best on future endeavors. Regards,

    Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

    I had an amazing stay at Sparkling Turtle and would highly recommend it! Everyone who works there went out of their way to help me and assist me around Nepal (thanks again Pawan and Ozyit). I stayed in both the single room and 4 bed...More

    Thank Joy S
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 27 March 2017

    Dear Lovely Joy, Thank you for your kind words and recommends. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest. We are looking forward to welcome you again. Wish you all the best. Regards,

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$10 - US$14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    Pritish R
    21 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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