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The Happily Ever After Hostel Reviews

Thamel Road, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

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32 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Staff super friendly and welcoming. Atmosphere brilliant. Great sitting area on roof to have breakfast which is made for you (egg and toast). Don't particularly like the town and it's just off the street so place is quiet. Dorm was nice, the door doesn't shut but there are lockers if you're worried. No hot water unfortunately, only down point. Would stay again


Thanks Ghan and Dhurba for everything! Honestly, this was probably the friendliest place I stayed at during my month in Nepal. And I'll be back! Someday, might not be in September like I said, but when I'm back in Kathmandu, you better have a bed ready!


All staffs were kind and helpfull. Great location.

  • 16th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Very good place, excellent staff, strong hot shower, nice little rooftop, very comfortable materass. I booked for 1 night and I spent 6 days there.


Great location. Clean and comfy dorms. Hot water is almost always available. Staff were friendly. It would be great if there was a key and lock for the dorm room or lockers for valuables.


Very good value for money. I stayed in 8 mix bedroom private sharing . Rooms are very clean, staff is lovely you feel having brother around you any time ready to help you , breakfast consists of egg, toast and coffee or tea on a top of the hostel. Location is in Thamel, close to restaurants, bar and bus station.Staff can help you organize trip to trekking, tour airport transfer and other hotel reservation . Nice place to stay, great way to meet other travelers in Kathmandu!

  • 24th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Nepal
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Location is ok. Not quite in the centre of Thamel but not bad. Very clean and hot water flows well. Wifi is not in the rooms but in lobby and stairwell. Staff are a mixed bag. Dhruba was really friendly and helpful but Ghan was surly and completely unhelpful. He also got quite pushy with overpriced tours. However the reservation system worked well and included breakfast (although I didnt get a chance to try it) is a good freebie.


a bit too informal for a hostel, but the services are good and is confortable.


Very good value for money. I stayed in the female dorm and in the three bedroom private. Rooms are very clean, staff is lovely, breakfast consists of egg, toast and coffee or tea. Location is in Thamel, close to restaurants and bars but still pretty quiet, except for the neighbors dog :). Staff can help you organise trips and other hotels. Nice place to stay, great way to meet other travellers in Kathmandu!

  • 16th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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