Eat, Pray, Love: Here's Our List Of The Best Backpacker Hostels in Delhi

    Travelling to Delhi and need a budget place to stay? Or maybe you are just tired of working at home. Whatever your reason, these five awesome backpacker hostels in Delhi should be on your radar.

    Disclaimer: All the hostels in this list are following WHO's safety guidelines with regular disinfection of premises and staff health checks. Going out to communal spaces, however, can still put you at some risk. We recommend you undertake all safety precautions in terms of facial masks and ample social distancing.

    Zostel

    Zostel

    Paharganj, Delhi

    Four different types of rooms - designer suites, dorms, standard rooms, and deluxe rooms - so that you can choose as per your convenience and need for privacy. Everything is air conditioned at Zostel, there’s Wi-Fi access for all guests, there’s a common room with computers and foosball and pool to keep you entertained. Also, keeping in mind social distancing guidelines, they're only allowing three adults in six-bed dorms and four adults in eight-bed ones. And there are good long-staying discounts, too.

    Tariff: Starting at INR 599 per night

    Poshtel

    Contemporary and minimal interiors with loads of natural light make Poshtel a great choice for staying in Delhi. The terrace is open to all, there's ping pong, and the greenery of Hauz Khas is unparalleled. The mixed dorms have 8 beds, and there’s an all-female dorm with seven beds. If you’re looking for more privacy, they’ve got private twin rooms and suites, as well. 

    Tariff: Starting at INR 765 per night

    GoStops

    GoStops

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    goStops boasts of wooden flooring, colourful walls, and comfortable beds. Room options here are a mix of mixed dormitories and private rooms with special 'Workation' packages starting at as low as INR 367 per night for a minimum booking of 30 days. The open terrace courtyard and the common room with ample board games and a projector and home theater system are added perks.

    Tariff: Starting at INR 367 per night

    The Desire Hostel

    The Desire Hostel

    Malviya Nagar, Delhi

    This one doesn't boast of any fancy interiors but the cozy vibe, comfy beds, super-friendly staff, and great Wi-Fi get the job done, very well. The Desire Hostel has mixed dorms, female-only dorms, private rooms, a shared lounge, and also a small garden and open terrace for those sunrise vibes.

    Tariff: Starting at INR 289 per night

    Amigos India

    Amigos India

    Chhattarpur, Delhi

    Another hostel with a homely vibe, this one makes the list for its travel-inspired diverse wall art and plethora of services in addition to the comfortable rooms. There's a library, a TV room, free Wi-Fi, and a kitchen equipped with an oven. Amigos has a mixed dormitory, a female-only dormitory, and a single dormitory with six single beds instead of bunk beds. Who doesn't like bunk beds, though?

    Tariff: Starting at INR 499 per night