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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Bag Packer's Lodge has been my home every time I would come back to Kathmandu. I stayed with them during my 3-month stay in Nepal and felt very welcomed. They were like family to me, always very accommodating, respectful and friendly. The staff pleasantly greets you every morning with a smile on their faces. They can arrange all kinds of...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Namaste and Warm Greeting from Bag packer's Lodge Kathmandu. Thank you so much for your positive though on TripAdvisor about your " Home Away From Home" Bag packer's Lodge Kathmandu. I and my small team are really happy to have such a beautiful comment about us. We know that Guest is our God. Thanks a lot to stayed...

Reviewed 10 July 2016

I spent the last three months in Nepal returning to Bag Packers in Thamel, Kathmandu for a couple of weeks at a time and I can honestly say it was like a home away from home. I was met with a big friendly smile and a 'hello Caroline' each time I walked in. The staff, especially Krishna the owner, is...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Caroline Namaste and warm greeting from Bag packer's Lodge thamel Kathmandu, Nepal. Thank you very much for your valuable time to review on tripadvisor about Bag packer's Lodge. We all team are really exciting to have your excellent comment and we all miss you. you and your team are always welcome at Bag packer's Lodge as a good friend...

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Bag Packer's for an extended period of time during my time in Nepal and it is definitely a home away from home. Great location, the most amazing staff and a beautiful rooftop terrace to enjoy with friends! I will definitely stay again.

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear respected Guest Namaste and Greeting from Bag packer's Lodge Kathmandu Nepal. Thanks for loving to stay Bag packer's Lodge and thanks for really deserving comment on tripadvisor about our small lodge. personally i am so glad that you had lovely time and your satisfaction, I will convey your regards to my team. Have a great time, Thanks alot. Wish...

Australia
Reviewed 6 June 2016

After having some Nepali friends recommend the Bag Packer's we thought we should try it out. Krishna and the team are what makes this place so great. Warm and inviting each time you walk in the front door. Bagpackers has great sized rooms, showers with occasional hot water (sometimes rare) and power supply is more predictable than many others. The...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear cassie Jonathon Nameste and greeting from Nepal as well as Bag packer's Lodge kathmandu. Thank you very much for your valuable time to think about Bag packer's Lodge kathmandu and thanks a lot for excellent comment on Tripadvisor about small lovely place to stay kathmandu which is called BAG PACKER'S LODGE. We all team of bag packer's lodge were...

Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, good location and clean rooms. Ideal if you decide to stay a few days in Khatmandu. Lot of bars and restaurants nearby. Staff willing to help with planning your trip and always open if you have any questions.

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ruben Namaste! Thanks a lot to stay with us and thanks for your very good review on tripadvisor about Bag packer's Lodge Kathmandu. We all team really glad that you had comfortable stay at bag packer's Lodge. Thank you very much for noted Good location, clean room and helpfull staff. We always worry about service and information is fulfilled...

Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Located quite centrally in the heart of Kathmandu, we were able to explore the bustling district of Thamel then also seek refuge in this home away from home. The place was very simple and clean and the staff was incredible. The front desk fellows were most accommodating: when we needed more bathroom supplies they responded immediately....

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear respected Guest Namaste And Greeting from Bag packer's Lodge Kathmandu. Thank you very much for your valuable time to write review on tripadvisor about us. I really glad that you had memorable and comfortable stay with our small and tiny hotel. Guests satisfaction makes us happy and smile face. I will definitely convey your greeting to my team who...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I was happy to find the Bag Packers Lodge. My room was super cosy with very nice clean sheets, towels included, a big window with inoffensive curtains (which is rare) and simply and nicely furnished. I had my own bathroom with hot shower, soap included etc. Overall a very sweet and lovely room. My only hesitation to recommend is if...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lilleshwar Nameste and warm Greeting from Bag packer's Lodge kathmandu Nepal. Thank you very much for your excellent comment about Bag packer's Lodge On Tripadvisor. We are so glad that you had lovely and comfortable stay with our small property. we always concern about guest happiness. we are center location in tourist hub in thamel with comfortable building. Wish...

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I spent my last 2 days in Nepal by staying in this hotel. It is GOOD VALUE for money. 35 minutes from the airport, the location is perfect right in the center of Thamel. You can have everything you want by just walking especially souvenir & mountaineering gear. Restaurant at the top of the roof really nice for you to...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Qee Qee Nameste Thank you very much for your valuable time to think about Bag packers Lodge Kathmandu. We really glad that you had comfortable and satisfied stay with us. thank you for pointing good value and great location. well, Bag packer's Lodge is in good and center location with big specious clean room. All the best see you...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I was in Nepal for 2 weeks over Thanksgiving. We stayed at Bag Packer's on 2 occasions during our trip. It is an excellent location right in the heart of Thamel. The rooms are nice and Krishna and the others were always friendly and ready to help. It's also convenient to have the rooftop cafe available whenever you need a...

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear respected guest Nameste and warm greeting from Bag packer's lodge kathmandu Nepal. Thank you very much for your valuable stay and valuable time to review about Bag packer's lodge on TripAdvisor. It is our big pleasure to have such positive comment. Thanks again and wish to see you in your next visit to Nepal. Best regards Krishna Bag packers...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped here a couple of times while in nepal, nice clean rooms, great value for money, nice central location in thamel and the staff were friendly and very helpful, great little place to stop when travelling through nepal

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krishna d, Owner at Bag Packer's Lodge, responded to this review

Deat Christina Nameste and warm greeting from Bag packer's lodge kathmandu. Thank you very much for your positive comment on TripAdvisor about Bag packer's lodge. We all team really glad to have such wonderful comment about us.thanks again and you always welcome to Nepal as well as Bag packers lodge kathmandu. Best regards Krishna dawadi Bag packer's lodge Thamel z...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nameste!! Bag packer's Lodge is centrally located in the heart of thamel, kathmandu's main tourist area. we are surrounded by shops, good restaurant & great entertainment all within walking distance from our hotel. taxi and car facilities are available should you want to venture further a field. travel & trekking agent are easily accessible. This is typical budget type hotel in thamel. We are proud to be honour, cheap and clean hotel with friendly atmosphere in kathmandu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bag Packer's Lodge

Address: 29 Chaksibari Marg | Center Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $13 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bag Packer's Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“quieter rooms at the back”
 of 5 bubbles ginnyfitz, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Nice view of Kathmandu valley from roof top restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles 951rameshk, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms ones at the back are especially quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Back side rooms are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles andybJ6815ZW, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you want a quiet night then get a room in the back of the building. Thamel can get noisy during festivals.”
 of 5 bubbles Nicw1979, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
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