Anyone who is planning a trip to Nepal would agree that they plan to begin their vacation from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal as well as a hub to a various casino, shopping centers, heritage temples, and pagodas.

Whether you are going on a family, solo or a couple a nice staying place is a must to enhance your experience. Often selecting the perfect accommodation is the most difficult part of planning a trip but you don’t need to worry as we have sorted out the best hostels in Kathmandu, Nepal for you. Have a look!

Elbrus Home

HostelWorld (*9.2) Booking.com (*8.7) Map Starts at ($8) for 6 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

Being centrally situated in Thamel, the tourist hub, it is surrounded by various trekking agencies, bookshops, cafes, restaurants and supermarkets. The rooms here come with king size beds, hot shower, and a television. A rooftop terrace offering gorgeous mountain views, free high-speed Wi-Fi, airport transportation, laundry and dry-cleaning services, an attentive staff what else you could ask from a hostel?

Location: Thamel Golkopacka, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

How to reach here: 5 km from Tribhuvan Airports

Zostel Kathmandu

HostelWorld (*9.4) Booking.com (*9.1) Map Starts at ($7) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

Perfect for all the classy, lively and social backpackers, the hotel boasts of a rooftop bar, a garden café and a huge rooftop hammock to bask in the glory of the sun. A stay at this place means a laughter-filled experience with some of the best people of the world. Also, the staff of the hostel are immensely friendly and helpful. Travel assistance and free Wi-Fi are some of the bonus points of staying here.

Location: Paknajol Marg, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

How to reach here: 6 km away from Tribhuvan Airport

Alobar1000

HostelWorld (*8.3) Booking.com (*7.8) Map Starts at ($12) for 4 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

For experiencing a true Nepali treatment, you must go to this amazing place. Known as one of the few real youth hostels in Kathmandu, there is also a free activity organised here every evening on the rooftop which is open to all guests. Alobar1000 is a budget friendly hostel offering free high-speed internet, in house restaurant, airport transportation and a lot of amazing like-minded travelers.

Location: Kesar Mahal Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

How to reach here: 5 km from Tribhuvan Airport

The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel

HostelWorld (*9.1) Booking.com (*8.5) Map Starts at ($4) for 6 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

One of the most pocket-friendly, safe and amazing hostels in Kathmandu, the hostel provides clean rooms offering mountain views, in house restaurant and spacious sitting areas. Other facilities available include high-speed internet, rental trekking equipment, airport transportation and laundry as well as dry cleaning services. The hygiene and the quality of services is never compromised here.

Location: 15 Swovambhu Buddha Park, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

How to reach here: 8 km car drive from Tribhuvan Airport

Golden Buddha Hostel

 Booking.com (*9.0) Map Starts at (5$) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

A centrally blessed location with many tourist hotspots nearby, Golden Buddha Hostel is favored by many. Budget-friendly prices, safe bookings, beautiful garden, terrace, delicious local and American food, the hotel has it all for you. Moreover, when here you will have no communication problem as the staff here is really attentive and speaks English. Other facilities include an in- house restaurant, free high-speed Wi-Fi and hygienic rooms.

Location: Bhurungkhel Marg Chhetrapti, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

How to reach here: 5.5 km distance from Tribhuvan Airport

Avalon House, KTM

HostelWorld (*9.1) Booking.com (*8.4) Map Starts at ($22) for 2 bed-private

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

Away from the noisy crowd of the main place, Avalon House is a newly established hostel in Thamel which offers 20 gorgeous rooms to its visitors. The rooms are generously blessed with wholesome sunshine, private bath, air conditioners and modern facilities like Wi-Fi, dust-free carpet, television, etc. The place also boats of a decent rooftop terrace which features mesmerizing views of the city. Excellent staff, amazing location and proper cleanliness, that’s Avalon House for you.

Location: Lekhnath Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

How to reach here: 15 minutes’ drive from Tribhuvan Airport

Shangrila Boutique Hotel

HostelWorld (*9.2) Booking.com (*7.8) Map Starts at ($10) for 4 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

Nestled in the hustle bustle of the tourist center of the city, Shangrila Boutique Hotel is located at an ideal location. A perfect place to relax after a strenuous day at trek or to pamper yourself after returning tired from a day full of sight-seeing, the place will leave you completely speechless. Easy accessibility to the travel-related services, facilities and sightseeing attractions makes it a favorite among tourists.

Location: Thamel, Jyatha, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

How to reach here: 20 minutes’ drive from Tribhuvan Airport

Trekkers Home

HostelWorld (*8.1) Booking.com (*7.4) Map Starts at ($24) for 5 bed-private

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

As the name suggests, Trekkers Home is one comfortable and convenient home for backpackers, trekkers as well as tourists from all over the globe. Decorated in pure Nepali tradition and windows sporting intricate Tibetan carvings, the hotel is a paradise for those seeking beauty and comfort. A total of 40 spacious guest rooms, 12 rooms with open-air balconies, a high-speed Wi-Fi, a rooftop terrace offering gorgeous views of the mountains, the place assures of a memorable stay.

Location: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

How to reach here: 5 kms from Tribhuvan Airport

Kathmandu Eco Hotel

 Booking.com (*8.7) Map 

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

A centrally located place with all the major attractions at a stone throw distance, it is a favorite place to stay among the tourists. Sporting a spacious rooftop terrace with dining tables and chairs, it lets you enjoy the beauty of the gorgeous city. A 24 – hour attentive reception, free parking, delicious food, high-speed Wi-Fi, clean air-conditioned rooms and flat-screen satellite TV are some of the many facilities provided here.

Location: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

How to reach here: 15 minutes’ drive from Tribhuvan Airport

Kathmandu Regency Hotel

 Booking.com (*8.7) Map Starts at ($25) for 2 bed-private

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

A deluxe budget place to stay in Kathmandu, it is blessed with a central location close to all basic necessity places as well as major tourist attractions. The hotel has 27 spacious and hygienic rooms which have air conditioner facility and are decorated in a subtle color scheme and have a subtle ambiance.

Location:  JP street, Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

How to reach here: 5 kms from Tribhuvan Airport

We wish that you have an amazing experience in these amazing hostels in Kathmandu, Nepal!