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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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8.6
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

At Good Vibes hostel, we are trying to create an environmentally sustainable, socially just and spiritually fulfilling travel experience that doesn’t cost the Earth.
We are a new hostel located in the hippie lane of old Varanasi close to the mother Ganges, in a beautiful and peaceful surrounding away from the city madness.

We are close to some ancient temples, Ganges, tiny shops, cafes, cows, mad monkeys, street foods, boats, silk weaving, bang lassi, ghats, river beach, river life, holy babas, philosophy, spirituality, ashrams, yoga, forts, street-maze, meditation, literature, Indian classical music, the burning ghat, everyday evening aarti ceremony.

We have hi-speed free Wifi, free drinking water station and a community fridge at the hostel.
We have a ground-floor cafe which you should try atleast once, the head chef is magical. We have a community centre and a beautiful rooftop to chill.
We organize different activities and workshops everyday.
We speak the language of the universe!

About Varanasi: "There are so many things to learn and unlearn in this city, about life, death and everything in between, just walk around the streets and the ghats, every time you’ll see and experience something that will amaze your mind and soul. This city reveals reality, it does not bring new wonders into the scope of vision but enables to see what is already there."

Love and light
Koko

***Property Policies & Conditions:

1. Cancellation policy: 2 days before arrival.
2. Check in from 11:30 to 23:30.
3. Check out before 11:00 noon.
4. Payment upon arrival by cash only.
5. Reception working hours: 24 hours.
6. No age restriction.
7. Taxes included.
8. Breakfast excluded.
9. No pets. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Oct 2019
    Good Vibes deserves a medal for the humanitarian work they do for the street dogs (with the help of a non-profit group and others): they feed them and get them the help they need when necessary. Keep it up! This place is in a great location! The rooms are exceptionally clean, especially the washrooms. The food at the Shiva Café is very good and the prices can’t be beaten. The only downside of staying in this part of Varanasi are the dogs howling and barking in the middle of the night.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Jul 2019
    Great place to stay, staff are extremely nice and the place has very good vibes.....
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    08 Nov 2019
    The best rooftop in Varanasi. Do not forget to try momo at the cafe.
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    24 Aug 2019
    I think this hostel is currently under a lot of construction/refurbishment so the cafe area closed whilst we were staying there. No problem as there’s plenty of other cafe/restaurant/street foods along hippie lane. Dorms we’re comfy and clean and AC was good! Staff are friendly and the location was great.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    26 Aug 2019
    Really good location, excellent staff
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Aug 2019
    Good vibes no better way to describe it, absolutely lovely, ac in orivate rooms and it would have been 10/10! :)
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    12 Nov 2019
    Overall the hostel is great. It’s located in cool laneways and not far from the main ghats. Has a cafe underneath which serves delicious food and the service is friendly. However, most of the time their is only one person working the desk so everything is a bit slow because they have to maintain both the hostel and the cafe by themselves but this did not affect our stay too much. Enjoyed the sunset boat tour the hostel provides as well.
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    28 Jul 2019
    Great location as you can walk to all the ghats and temples very easily. Organised a boat trip through them and woke up early only for no one to be there. Rooms are clean and have curtains but the lockers underneath were really annoying. Had a rooftop but could do with some comfy seats. Food was cheap and fine.
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    14 Sep 2019
    The place is new. Staffs are polite and helpful no doubt about that. Atmosphere is quite relaxing compared to rest of Varanasi, which I really liked. They also offer refrigerator for your food and drinks. But need to improve ventilation of the rooms. Very suffocating. And they never provided a towel or changed bedsheets in our three days stay. From beginning at reception they told, they are trying to arrange towels,please wait. Which I found extremely unprofessional. With time It'll improve.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 3.1

    Rating

    13 Oct 2019
    Stayed in private dirty cell with own dirty ensuite. The location is on the main through street, so day and night the motor cycles and dogs are going by, makes it very noisy chance of sleep low. Relax on the rooftop forget it still under construction which of course adds to the day time noise. Sheets and towels provided are stained and torn fit for the bin only. Rooms are damp and dirty, do not look under the bed! Over priced. For good vibes stay elsewhere see TripAdvisor for photos
    England, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Utensils
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


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