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Alobar1000

214 Kesarmahal Marg, Thamel-29 , Kathmandu, Nepal
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Hello and Namaste to all.

Notice: It is to inform you that most taxi drivers at the airport will erroneously inform you that the hostel is full. Please ask them them to drop you regardless. We always have space for you. Also, please don't let anyone to carry your bags for they will expect some tips.

Alobar1000 is one of the very few real youth hostels in Kathmandu. We are proud to say that we are the only one to bring real social atmosphere in town. If you are a social person, come visit us. You will leave a happy person. We have been labeled as the young travelers hub of Kathmandu by many. We are almost like a base camp for your travels in Nepal. You come and check in and meet other travelers and make plans with them to go trekking, hiking, bungy jumping, paragliding, safari trips, and also meditation. For some of you, one activity is enough and for others more the merrier. All in all, you make us your home and your pit stop points to store luggages and make more plans further on your journey. We are your home here in Kathmandu, Nepal. Search for Alobar1000 on Facebook for our updated activities. We offer one free activity everyday around 7pm on the rooftop. Eg, Nepali culture class, game night, movie night, Language class, trekking info class, and night city tour.

The history behind the name Alobar1000: The name Alobar1000 came from an epic book Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins. The main character in this enchanting story is named Alobar, who defies the concept of death, and through will, meditation, daily rituals, and love of his companion Kudra lives to be 1000 years old. Thus the name alobar1000. This book has captured the hearts and imaginations of many people around the world, including ours...May we all live full, long, and happy lives together... forever!

We are very young group of team operating the management and we are very serious about our commitment to provide a quality service. More importantly a personal relationship with a family environment feel.

I can't emphasize enough the reality of the fact that Nepal has many problemetic issues like with running water and electricity. Please bear with us. We always try our best to make your stay a comfortable one but sometimes we also fail. If you are one of those who are very picky about issues like that then I am sorry to say alobar1000 may not be the place for you.

What we focus here at alobar1000 are the following:
1. Cleanliness
2. Hot shower
3. 24 hour running water and electricity

These are basics in any hotel but we make sure you are provided with these essentials. What we also focus is the friendliness and a family environment that makes it spiritually complete. Nepal is famous for its friendly and caring nature and I must say we put that in our recipe of service.

Our other features include free individual lockers; free linens, duvets, free internet access; free library of books, including travel guides; free city maps and travelling advice; free satellite TV and movies on the rooftop.

Few things we provide for our guests are:
We have no additional charge for the blankets and locker use anymore.
Also, all the taxes are included in the room rates.
There is a refundable 500 rupees key deposit.

We offer airport pickup service.
Please send your flight details for the pick up service.
Day time pick up is 800 rupees and night time pick up is 1000 rupees for the ride (not per person).
So find others to share your ride.
Airport Drop off is also available.
We also offer taxi service within Ring Road in Kathmandu.
And hope to see you soon.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 7.4

  • Facilities 7.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Nov 2018
    Great location, amazing people to meet and connect! Pretty damn cheap and good food.
    Tajikistan, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    31 Oct 2018
    Proper chill place. Proper chill people. Proper nice food. Great place to stay in Kathmandu I chilled here for 4 days before EBC and loved it.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    10 Nov 2018
    Nice vibes at the rooftop area. Shower was a gas heater and had the uncommon problem of being too hot. Lockers not big enough to put a backpack in so can only store valuables. Rooms were clean though and it’s in a great location.
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    29 Oct 2018
    Met really cool people here! Had an overall great experience and the food is really good! The staff was friendly and helpful. Except, I gotta say, the beds HURT my hips they are so hard. As far as value for money though it's fine!
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Linen Not Included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant

Awards

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Nepal

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Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

We have additional charge for the blankets and locker use.
There will be additional 10% service charge and 13% VAT.
We are very young group of team operating the management but we are very serious about our commitment to provide a quality service and more importantly a personal relationship.


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