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Famous House Kathmandu - Hostel - Kathmandu - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Silver Home - Hostel - Kathmandu - Bedroom
34 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Yog Hostel
8.7 Very good
52 ﷼+
52 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Yakety Yak Hostel
8.9 Very good
Thamel116 ﷼+
116 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Holiday Hostel
8.8 Very good
Thamel67 ﷼+
67 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Elbrus Home
8.6 Very good
49 ﷼+
49 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Red Planet
6 Okay
Thamel45 ﷼+
45 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Happy Donkey hostel
8.3 Very good
34 ﷼+
34 ﷼+
Pet friendly
Hostel Milarepa
Thamel1,079 ﷼+
1,079 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Trekkers Hostel
7.9 Good
Thamel34 ﷼+
34 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi

Kathmandu hostels near the city center

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High season


Average price (weeknight)

22 ﷼

Average price (weekend night)

36 ﷼
Cheapest month to stay with an average 68% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 148% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Kathmandu

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Top tips for finding Kathmandu hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Kathmandu, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Kathmandu in September and May.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Kathmandu if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Kathmandu hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Kathmandu

  • What are the best hostels near Narayanhity Palace?

    Narayanhity Palace is a popular area in Kathmandu and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Elbrus Home or Alobar1000 Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Narayanhity Palace.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Kathmandu?

    Hostel prices in Kathmandu can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Kathmandu is 8 ﷼ but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as 3 ﷼ in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Kathmandu?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Kathmandu is 8 ﷼ compared to 65 ﷼ for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Kathmandu?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Kathmandu by showing you the exact location of each hostel.