Bunk Beds & A Rooftop Cafe: Stay At This Hostel In Chennai For INR 549 Onwards
Whether you have a friend coming over or you’re visiting the city yourself, stay at Zostel in Teynampet with prices starting at INR 549.
What Makes It Awesome
Zostel is one of the largest chains backpacker hostels in India and has its presence in 22 other cities in India. Known for its super affordable pricing, quirky interiors, and handy facilities, Zostel was introduced going by the backpacker’s hostels abroad.
The Chennai hostel is nothing short of comfy and has an eight-bed, air-conditioned dorm with bunk beds that come with a bed lamp each. Staying in the dorm entitles you to access free WiFi, luggage storage, showers with hot water round the clock, common television, a water dispenser, lockers, and housekeeping. Their other paid facilities include laundry, towels on hire and breakfast.
They also have a private room for two adults that comes equipped with a double bed and is perfect for couples. It has access to the same facilities as the dorm. Apart from accommodation, the place has a cool covered rooftop cafe where you can hang out and meet other like-minded backpackers from across the globe and also a common room that is equipped with board games, books and a television for when you’re bored.
Since Zostel is located in the heart of the heart of the city, there’s plenty that you can do around. Hitch a ride to Marina Beach that’s just four kms away from Zostel or take a brisk five-minute walk to Semmozhi Poonga, Chennai’s botanical garden that’s only 800 metres away. There’s also plenty of shopping you could do at T-Nagar and Pondy Bazaar as that’s only three kms from Zostel. For food, you can head out to Murugan Idli Shop for a traditional south Indian brekkie, Sangeetha for a scrumptious lunch and party your way into the night at nearby restobars like Sera or Secret Society.