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    The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

    Swoyambhu -15 | Buddha Park, Kathmandu, Nepal
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    1 - 5 of 197 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I've decided to stay in this hostel because I was longing to meet a lot of different international people during my first days in Kathmandu. It was the best decision, I could ever make: From my first day on at “The Sparkling Turtle“ I had...More

    Thank Nandu59
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My partner and I stayed here many times throughout our stay in Nepal. We were constantly shown so much love by the people who worked there and considered the place a home away from home. Great food, great prices, beautiful location and a beautiful rooftop!...More

    Thank esther0s
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Namaste Esther, Warm greetings from The Sparkling Turtle. Thank you for choosing our hostel while you and your partner's recent visit to Nepal. And Thank you very much for your beautiful review and we are delighted to hear that you had a good experience staying...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I've stayed at the Sparkling Turtle back in March and I'm back now for my second visit in Nepal. I've traveled extensively through Asia and this is definitely one of my favorite hostel. I like the location as it is away from busy Thamel although...More

    Thank Marine F
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Namaste Marine, 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 13 August 2017

    Great location close to the monkey temple, awesome staff, and great prices for tours. The management is amazing, and really goes above and beyond to make sure you are having a great time, not just in Kathmandu while you are staying there, but also in...More

    Thank R K
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Namaste Rachel, Warm greetings from The Sparkling Turtle. Thank you for choosing our hostel while your recent visit to Nepal. And Thank you very much for your wonderful review and delighted to hear that you had a good experience staying with us. Your positives feed...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    My friend and I decided to take a break from our travels in Asia and rested here for 4 nights. Staff were very friendly and helpful, the hostel was clean and in good repair with a very relaxed atmosphere. It's very close to Buddha park...More

    Thank chelsea b
    Response from Pawan T, Manager at The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Namaste Chelsea, Warm greetings from The Sparkling Turtle. Thank you for choosing our hostel while you and your friend's recent visit to Nepal. And Thank you very much for your wonderful review and delighted to hear that you had a good experience staying with us....More

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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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