We had an excellent stay at Indraprastha! The location is fantastic location... it sits far enough from the road to be quiet but is still within close proximity to the shopping areas and monkey forest (definitely visit this). The breakfast was amazing every morning and when we had our laundry done it came back smelling wonderful. The staff is very friendly and more than happy to give advice on restaurants and activities. The only real con was the lack of reliable wifi.
We loved the Radya Homestay! It was a good location on a busy street with a lot of restaurants and was only about a 5-10 minute walk to the beach. We ran into a money issue because the ATM (the only ATM on the island??) was broken and the staff was more extremely helpful in finding us somewhere to get cash. The breakfast was delicious except for the coffee but that was a small detail. The room was spacious and had a giant bed and beautiful outdoor bathroom. The only real negative: terrible Wifi.
Great hostel! The facilities were clean, quiet and felt very safe. The location was great as it was very close to the Interlaken West train station. Our room had a balcony with a beautiful view of the mountains and river as did the common room. The kitchen was very well-stocked with pots, pans, etc and we found everything we needed to make our meals. The staff were all very helpful and were more than happy to answer our many questions. Would definitely stay again!
You can't beat the location of Journeys King's Cross hostel as it's only a 5 minute walk from St. Pancras/King's Cross. The staff were very friendly and helpful and it was great to be able to leave our luggage stored there while we waited for check in time as we got there a bit early. The hostel was quite loud at night, with people running up and down the stairs and hallway at all hours so I wouldn't recommend it if you are a light sleeper or simply value your sleep.