Looking for Cheap Accommodations? – Try These Wonderful Backpacker Hostels in India


Hostels are the new buzz in town these days and in India, the trend is quickly picking up pace. Gone are the days when the major part of our travel expenses were dedicated to hotel stays. Today, the travellers have become the part of the international community and these hostels have become the launching pad of the interaction between fellow travellers from across the globe. The community dinners and festivals organised by these hostels give one ample opportunities to create new memories, interact with new people and make friends with those who share common interests.


Zostel is a recently launched chain of backpackers’ hostel in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Agra, Varanasi, Delhi and Goa. If you are fond of meeting fellow travellers and sharing travel stories, Zostel is the best place to stay in. With their amazing facilities including wifi, housekeeping services, lockers, air conditioned dorms, a guest kitchen for the travellers who love cooking and hot water, the brightly furnished Zostel hostels provide dormitories and separate rooms within the price range of 600/- to 2000/-  and are definitely a steal deal.

Vedanta Wake Up

Surrounded by beautiful coconut trees, Vedanta Wake Up are a group of hostels spread across the Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Other than offering private rooms, shared rooms and social lounge, the hostel also provides free daily activities such as Yoga and cooking sessions, walking and Cycle tours, Bar crawls, and music and movie nights, all within 300/- to 1500/-. The hotel also provides 24×7 travel desk which can help you plan your trip around the city.

Moustache Hostels

Moustache hostels are a chain of backpacker hostels located in Delhi and Jaipur. Within an affordable price range of 600/- to 2000/-, these hostels have super spacious common rooms to relax, garden space for small walks and a rooftop terrace where you can meet fellow travellers and make memories worth a lifetime. The hostels also provide some facilities like a travel desk, free wifi and an open kitchen. The moustache hostels are definitely one of those places which should be at the top of any traveller’s list while visiting Delhi or Jaipur.

Crashpad Hostel

True to its name, Crash pad is a brilliant hybrid of a hostel and a hotel. Present in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Pondicherry, these hostels provide all the basic facilities like air conditioned dorms and rooms, wifi connectivity and a community lounge with a T.V and a lot of  board games. The hostel offers double rooms, shared dormitories and Tents for those looking for a budget friendly place to stay in. The hostel also organises Indian dinner evenings and musical nights, which will take you to a cultural trip to Rajasthan. The most special feature of Crashpad hostels is the mini library the dream of every book lover  who comes to stay.

Madpackers Hostel

Madpackers hostel is a haven for all the backpack travellers looking out for a quirky and cool place to stay in. It is located in Delhi and is a perfect place to meet other travellers from across the globe. The hostel offers twin rooms and dorms, the average tariff of which for one person per night is 550/- to 1250/- depending upon the room that you choose. With its clean, modern and relaxing ambience, this place gives one a chance to make friends while chilling on the rooftop or in the community lounge.

Stops Hostel

The Stops Hostel is a chain of hostels spread across the cities such as Delhi, Varanasi, Kolkata and Jaipur. The hostel offers single rooms and Dormitories within the tariff range of Rs 400/- to Rs.2000/-. Brightly furnished and spacious, this hostel is pocket friendly and hygienic. It also provides some fun activities for its guests . From Bollywood nights to local music events and vibrant festival celebrations, this hostel promises total fun without burning a hole in your pocket.

Jungle Hostel

Situated right in the lap of mother nature in Goa, this hostel is a place away from the hustle bustle of the city life. The quiet mornings starting with Yoga sessions at the rooftop, evenings weekly barbeque and movie nights are the major attractions of this hostel. A perfect place for the nature lovers, the place is lined with hammocks under the shade of coconut trees. The staff also organises local trips to nearby waterfalls, spice plantations, markets and other tourist attractions. The hostel offers shared dorms and private rooms which are situated in another building which is at walking distance from the main building. The tariffs are between  500/- to 1800/- per night.

By- Shilpa Sharma

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