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Monumental Paradise Guesthouse

  • Excellent24%
  • Very good17%
  • Average38%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
  • 25 Oct 2018
    “Great budget backpacker hostel”
  • 11 Apr 2017
    “basic hotel, but great location”
Durbar Square, Freak Street, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal See on map
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is a great budget backpacker hostel (the best in the immediate area) with friendly helpful staff, and a fabulous location just steps away from Kathmandu's historic Durbar square. We have stayed here many times over the years, and will continue to return.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank director582
Reviewed 11 April 2017

i stayed 3 nights at KTM after finished trekking annapurna. the room was pretty cheap (500rupees, but they vary). i love the location. lots of tourists preferred Thamel, but staying at the square is better, less noisy, and less dusty (lots of road work near...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Handy T
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The room seemed more or less clean but it smelled like cats urine, bathroom fairly clean but as mentioned in other reviews not actually with hot water (maybe sometimes but not during our visit). The boy at the reception was rude but just when we...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Dpiwe
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Didn't stay but came to the rooftop for a tea stop whilst exploring durba square. So good I had a second. 40 rupees (inc service) for a Nepali tea. Pretty standard but you get to sit out on the rooftop and its free WiFi. Pretty...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Dave_A1923
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The worst hotel in Jhochhen (Freak St). Rude staff, dark rooms, roach-ridden and overpriced. It might be the first hotel you see when you arrive... take ten minutes to look around. Your stay in KTM can be ruined by hotels like this. And there are...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Jon B
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US$10 - US$13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$10 - US$13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"if you're right below the rooftop restaurant, expect some noise"
11 Apr 2017
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"The quality of the room doesnt even matter when the staff is ready to give you the boot!"
8 Apr 2015
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"DONT USE AGODA shop around even ask the taxi guys"
5 Sep 2014
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"Upper rooms facing the street have more light!"
8 Apr 2014
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