56 Hostels in Katmandou, Népal

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Katmandou, Népal. You can choose from 56 Katmandou hostels. In total, there are 149 cheap places to stay in Katmandou such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $2 for a dorm.

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Katmandou Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Katmandou, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels


Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Katmandou


(Sara's Backpapers Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Katmandou


(8848 Hostel is the best rated)

Most Katmandou hostels are located in

Thamel, Thamel Marg, Lalitpur

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Katmandou for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Katmandou for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Katmandou? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Katmandou alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Katmandou. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Katmandou (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Katmandou here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Patan Patan (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Bhaktapur Bhaktapur (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Changunarayan Changunarayan (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Nagarkot Nagarkot (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Gorkha Gorkha (77 Km / 48 mi.)
Sauraha Sauraha (82 Km / 51 mi.)
Chitwan Chitwan (82 Km / 51 mi.)

FAQ about Katmandou Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Katmandou. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Katmandou. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about Katmandou Hostels

A hostel in Katmandou costs on average $31 for a dorm. A hostel in Katmandou with private rooms costs on average $19.

Hostelz.com shows all 56 Hostels in Katmandou. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Sudha's Garden Home is the best hostel in Katmandou for families.

8848 Hostel and Hostel ONE96 are the best rated hostels in Katmandou for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 56 hostels in Katmandou, Népal. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Katmandou such as

  • 62 hotels
  • 29 guesthouses
  • 2 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Katmandou.

8848 Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Katmandou.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Katmandou - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Katmandou

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Katmandou and Népal.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Katmandou