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The Coolest and Cheapest Backpacker Hostels in India

Travel is an addiction that is not just healthy for your soul, but it also teaches you salient lessons of life. It motivates you and gives you an opportunity to know who you are and what you want. Traveling has the power to manipulate your mind and open doors to new changes. Exploring brings you closer to nature and shows you a variety of colors, food, transportation, clothes, lifestyles and the like. Who said you have to be a billionaire to travel the world and to experience the thrills? All you need is a backpack and a little money, enough to reach the destination and stay locally with the natives.

1. Zostel 


One of the first hostel chains that started in India, Zostel has it all which a traveler looks for. With a relaxing bed and room, it also provides free Wi-fi, cable connections, game rooms, AC, Lockers, house-keeping and many more at an inexpensive tarrif.

Location: Delhi, Varanasi, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Mumbai, Goa, Pushkar, Ooty, etc.
Price: Rs.700 – Rs. 2000


2. Vedanta Wake Up!


For anyone planning to travel to south India, Vedanta Wake Up is the best hostel to check in. The hostel provides Wi-Fi, Books, games and are located nearby beach, cafes and restaurants making sight-seeing and other necessities easily accessible.

Location: Kanyakumari, Alleppey, Kovalam, Fort Kochi, Thekkady and Varkala.
Price: Rs.300 – Rs.1500


3. The Madpackers Hostel


Settled in South Delhi, Madpackers believes in the concept of “community, friendship and stories”. The rooftop terrace with real grass makes it the best place to walk barefoot and enjoy the surrounding serene.

Location: Delhi
Price: Rs. 550 – Rs. 1250


4. Mustache Hostel


Located in Jaipur and Delhi Mustache Hostel has been quite high in terms of security and cleanliness. With place including game room, terrace, garden, kitchen, WI-fi and hot showers, it has an Indian touch to everything.

Location: Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur and Agra
Price: Rs. 450/night


5. Stops Hostels


Stop Hostels is slightly high in price but is also one of the most awesome play to stay at. The hostel offers facilities like WI-FI, Billiard, Tennis, hot showers, lockers, library, BBQ, TV, Kitchen, AC and many more.

Location: Varanasi and Delhi
Price: Rs 600 – Rs. 2000


6. Red Door Hostel


Many people’s Goa Trip plan get cancels, but not anymore. Red Door Hostel gives you the most comfortable place within the budget. The best part is that is located just around 3 minutes walking distance from the famous Anjuna beach.

Location: Goa
Price: Rs. 550 – Rs. 1250


7. Jugaadus Eco Hostel


Situated at one of the most famous tourist place in India, Jugaadus Eco hostel is the one and only Eco-friendly hostel in India. The hostel has furniture and other items made from completely reusable items.

Location: Amritsar
Price: Rs. 400 – Rs. 500


8. Youth Hostel


Youth hostel is probably the place where the trend of backpackers hostel kicks in. Run by the Youth Hostel Association of India, these hostels can be found in almost every place of India.

Location: All over India
Price:Rs. 100 – Rs. 2000


9. Social Rehab


Settled in Bangalore, Social Rehab is one of the best backpacker hostel in India. With dorms of 6 person and private rooms it offers facilities like free WI-FI, T.V, games, books and guides. It also offers Hampi, Goa and Kerala trip at the discounted rates.

Location: Bangalore
Price: Rs. 1000 – Rs. 2500