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International Travellers' Hostel Varanasi

C-32/4, Vidyapeeth Road, Landmark: Gate #2 of Vidyapeeth University, Varanasi, India


  • 80%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 53%Location
  • 67%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

Property Information:

International Travellers' Hostel, Varanasi, now also featuring ITH Bistro, is tucked in a silent alleyway of what is also known as the world's oldest living city. ITH has been thoughtfully tailored for Travellers from all across the world – both traditional Backpackers and contemporary Flashpackers. Ranging from a basic Tent to air-conditioned Dorms to a gorgeous Luxury Private Double Bedroom - there's something for everyone! Our homely accommodation and unmatched hospitality offers you experiences that are priceless. We are working continuously to provide you with a value for money, safe, clean, peaceful and friendly accommodation - a perfect place to come back to after a long & tiring day out in the intense old city of Varanasi.

Our family-run hostel is located in our historical house owned by our family for over 5 generations. Once serving as the summer house of the Queen of Nepal, it later fell under British reign, to be eventually auctioned off to one of our great grandfathers. Today this multicultural home is a modern Youth Hostel offering you a beautiful relaxing space and an opportunity to meet other travellers.

In order to offer you a comfortable stay we provide a whole array of facilities like free Wi-Fi (on all floors), unlimited supply of free purified drinking water, a fully-equipped modern kitchen, bathrooms with 24x7 hot & cold showers, washing machine, lockers (coming soon!), a cozy common room with TV, DVDs, iPod dock, books, card & board games, a desktop computer, and elegant Bistro seating areas to chill & enjoy your meals. There is also a beautiful green garden with outdoor furniture and a swing, as well as a huge rooftop to enjoy our peaceful location.

For the love of your taste buds we also offer a healthy and diverse 'ITH Bistro' food & drinks menu (Indian and western) catering from early morning till late at night. We prepare almost everything fresh with ingredients from the local market. Our recipes are toned-down to meet the 'non-Indian' taste buds, but of course we can spice things up for your real India adventure ;) Our latest addition is the Muesli Bar - eat a bowlful or as much as you can of your favourite cereals & fruits.

April 1, 2015 onward our prices for the Dorms and the Tent will include 'Basic Breakfast', which is Toast + Masala Chai. This can be upgraded to a breakfast item of your choice from the ITH Bistro food & drinks menu for ₹150. Our Luxury Room has breakfast of your choice included.

Our aim is to facilitate your time in India by offering you the little things that make all the big differences on a trip. We want to offer you something that lasts longer than a mere journey - we want you to have everlasting experiences!

We are looking forward to welcome you in the world's oldest living city!


Important Distances:

• 5-7 minutes walk from Varanasi Junction Railway Station (the station also has a very helpful Tourist Office)

• 4.1 km from Manduadih Railway Station

• 18.6 km from Mughal Sarai Junction Railway Station

• 22 km from the Airport

• 10 minutes walk from Varanasi Bus Station

• 8 minutes walk from Varanasi Junction Taxi Stand

• 5-7 minutes walk from Bharat Mata Temple

• 2.9 km walk and 3.4 km drive from Godowlia (Downtown)

• 3.4 km walk and 3.9 km drive from Dashashwamedh Ghat / Main Ghat (Riverside)

• 5.3 km from Assi Ghat

• 9.2 km from Sarnath

• 10 minutes walk from the nearest Shopping Mall

• 2 km walk and 3.1 km drive from the Head Post Office

Rickshaws and auto-rickshaws (tuk-tuks) easily available out on the street.

The hostel offers a gorgeous Luxury Double Bedroom with en-suite bathroom and garden view, spacious air-conditioned Deluxe Mixed & Female Dorms featuring single beds, a Standard Mixed Dorm with bunk beds and a Tent for 2 Persons which includes yoga mats & pillows for sleeping.

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  • Latest Review

    Good enough hostel; the staff got up at 2am to let me in after my train was severely delayed and helped with tour information and organizing transport. There are security lockers provided and the hostel itself is locked up at night. Only real problems were the rooms all interconnect so people wandering around can be annoying and that the hostel is quite some distance from everything except the train station. Still easy to get around Varanasi so not much of an issue.
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      Anonymous, New Zealand, Male, 31-40
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

- Free booking confirmation, modification and cancellation - Up to 3 hours early check-in and late check-out at any time for free - Early check-in and late check-out not applicable on Luxury Private Double - Only vegetarian food & drinks allowed - Smoking allowed outdoors only - Alcoholic beverages allowed in the common room and outdoors only - Plastic bottles brought into the hostel will have to be carried out (we provide free purified drinking water!)

International Travellers' Hostel Varanasi Located at C-32/4, Vidyapeeth Road, Landmark: Gate #2 of Vidyapeeth University, Varanasi.
International Travellers' Hostel Varanasi
Varanasi C-32/4, Vidyapeeth Road, Landmark: Gate #2 of Vidyapeeth University
78% 31
25.3222851 82.9865062
International Travellers' Hostel Varanasi
    Rooms available     Deluxe 5 Bed Mixed Dorm     Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm     Deluxe 4 Bed Female Dorm     Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom
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