All Hostels in Catmandu

Welcome to your detailed guide for Catmandu hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Catmandu, Nepal. Compare prices for Catmandu hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Catmandu 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 Catmandu, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Catmandu


(Sara's Backpapers Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Catmandu


(8848 Hostel is the best rated)

Most Catmandu hostels are located in

Thamel, Thamel Marg, Lalitpur

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Catmandu 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 Catmandu for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Catmandu? 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 Catmandu alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Catmandu. 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 Catmandu (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Catmandu 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 Catmandu Hostels

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

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FAQ about Catmandu Hostels

A hostel in Catmandu costs on average $27 for a dorm. A hostel in Catmandu with private rooms costs on average $22. shows all 57 Hostels in Catmandu. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

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

8848 Hostel and Hostel ONE96 are the best rated hostels in Catmandu for female solo travellers. compares prices for 57 hostels in Catmandu, Nepal. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Catmandu such as

  • 65 hotels
  • 27 guesthouses
  • 2 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Catmandu.

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

Travel Tips for Catmandu - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Catmandu

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Catmandu and Nepal.

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.

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Your Packing List for Catmandu