Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

50% of the total amount.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Read all reviews

Property Description

'Gurukulam' Means home of a teacher and Gurukulam Hostel is an Art Theme hostel located in ' City Peaceful '. We are preparing a space for backpackers to teach ,learn and collaborate with their ideas and knowledge.

Our teams are here to help you to discover our city in different ways.

We can help you to cook your own meal as per your request.

We have our travel experts to design your travel plans around in India.

We have got a space for conducting workshop of Yoga, Theatre, Classical dance, and Kalaripayattu.

***Property Policies & Conditions:
1. Cancellation policy: 2 days before arrival.
2. Check in from 12:30 to 23:00.
3. Check out before 11:00 noon.
4. Payment upon arrival by cash. Credit card is accepted.
5. Reception working hours 09:00-23:00.
6. No age restriction.
7. Taxes included.
8. Breakfast included. View House Rules

Check Availability

Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    31 Aug 2019
    I think Gurukulam is one of the best hostel in pondicherry. you cant feel the same feeling as anywhere. homely feel the host is so welcoming. he always smile that is the best part. i woke him up in mid night because I was leaving. he was stilling smiled and cyaa us.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    23 Aug 2019
    Everyone at Gurukulam was so welcoming and friendly, and really went out of their way to make us feel at home and comfortable throughout our stay. They gave us ideas for things to do and the atmosphere is very chill and friendly. I would definitely recommend staying here for anyone going to Pondicherry!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    27 Jul 2019
    I had an amazing time at Gurukulam Hostel! They were very accommodating to my early arrival, and breakfast was absolutely delicious! They always ensure you’re comfortable and everything is very clean. The location was also close to many of the points of interest in Pondicherry. Would recommend this hostel to anyone!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    22 May 2019
    Perfekt Hostel. Nice places to sit in the shadow. Thanks for the nice stay
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    15 Aug 2019
    Great place and location. The host Sudeesh is also very friendly and always ready to help. I had a great time and met some nice people.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    15 Aug 2019
    Great hostel right by White Town. Rock Beach/Pondy Bazar/Eateries just a short walk away. Sudish and group are excellent hosts and extremely helpful. Also met an amazing bunch of people during the stay and had a great time chilling and hitting the bars with them.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    29 Jun 2019
    Great value for money, added to an amazing atmosphere and breakfast. My only issue is that the place is pretty hot, try installing AC if possible.
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    05 May 2019
    I didn't stay long at Gurukulam hostel, but I still had a really nice time. As soon as I got in, although it was past the time, Sudesh (one of the managers) still offered me breakfast, which was a very sweet gesture. It was quiet while I was there, but there are many pockets where guests can sit around and socialize. Sudesh and Abraham (I hope I got their names right) are both sweet hosts, open to helping whenever it is needed.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    19 Apr 2019
    Worth every penny of it. Cozy feeling and centrally located. The only issue I had was it's too hot, they should do something to face the heat. However, at this price I don't expect much anyway. The staff was courteous, neat and clean place, not too far from city bus stand and railway station.
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    14 Jul 2019
    Sudheesh owner of the hostel was so nice. Very good atmosphere nice place to stay in budget.
    India, Male, 25-30
Read all reviews


  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi