Hostels are the perfect place for backpackers to spend their nights, and to save money and meet new people. While some hostels are nothing more than a place to rest your head at the end of a long day, others are one-of-a-kind experiences you’ll never forget. For unique hostels to stay at, check out the list below.
Horn Ok Please, Bandra
This hostel in Bandra is one of the most lively and exciting places to stay. The 100-year-old heritage building has been redone with bright colors and the common rooms and hallways have been decorated with vivid tchotchkes, paintings, and wall art.
The Mudhouse Experiential Hostel, Tirthan Valley
Within the beautiful mountains of Himachal Pradesh, lies this traditional mud house that’s been converted into a hostel. While staying here you’ll want to visit the waterfall which is just outside the hostel and trek the mountains. The owner vets guests before they stay at his hostel to make sure he gets the most creative minds.
The dorms of this hostel are carved into shipping containers and the views of the trees surrounding can’t be beaten. The common rooms are stocked with games, foosball, books, and a dining table, which makes it a great place to make new friends.
Bunkyard Hostel, Udaipur
In addition to the bright colored rooms and hallways of this hostel in Udaipur, the best part of is the large terrace, which you can sit back and relax while overlooking the lake and enjoying the free chai.
The Lost Tribe Hostel, Manali
The Lost Tribe Hostel, which is in the city of Manali, has Buddhist-inspired ethnic decor and the capsule beds are ideal for taking a quick nap. The hostel is surrounded by apple orchards, waterfalls, and rivers.