Got No Space For Friends Visiting? Make Them Stay At These Cool & Affordable Hostels Instead

Nupur posted on 22 July

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It may have happened to you more often than not- your landlord may have raised an eyebrow about your friends visiting. Or may be your friends/cousins prefer to have their own space. Instead of hotels, set them up at these cool hostels instead.

Bombay Backpackers

With 29 beds divided across four air-conditioned rooms, this hostel is suitable for big groups. Themed around public transport in Mumbai, the hostel is a popular hub for foreigners to shack up at.

Price: INR 899 a night


1, Uttam Jeevan, Opp. Equinox Business Park, LBS Road, Kurla, Mumbai

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We told you about Basti, the newest kid on the block. Located in Santacruz, it boasts of quirky decor and a common kitchen with a fridge, stove, a computer area for people to use and more.

Price: INR 699 a night

Arma Hostel

Arma Hostel, also known as Qube Stays is one of the most popular hostels in the city. They have facilities such as a safe deposit locker, television, telephone, work desk, air-conditioner, hot and cold water – so that you don’t feel far away from home.

Price: INR 559 a night


Plot 64, Market 6, Opp. Community Hall, Government Colony, Bandra East, Mumbai

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Backpacker Panda Appetite

Backpacker Panda has hostels spread over the country – from Udaipur to Manali, they claim to have the cleanest hostels. The Mumbai edition is called Backpacker Panda Appetite and is located in Andheri East.

Price: INR 799 a night


186, New Andheri Link Road, Bhagat Singh Colony, J B Nagar, Andheri East, Mumbai

Bollywood Hostel

Known as Bollywood BnB, it’s a movies-themed paradise for Bollywood junkies, complete with murals and funky decor. You’ll find movie posters perched up on the walls besides the bed. Also, the rooms are numbered according to the eras – 1960s, going up to 2010.

Price: INR 999


141, Prince House, Church Road, Kunchi Kurve Nagar, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai


Anyone with a Mumbai ID card may not be able to stay here due to Police permissions, please do send forth all your friends visiting their way. Do contact them if you have further queries.