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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
  • Hostelworld.com 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 ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group 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 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.1
  • Great Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located a 19-minute walk from Anna University, Hostel Gandhi is a two floor building with spacious common areas and spacious rooms.

The bedrooms are fully air conditioned with dorm beds and safety lockers. the gated individual building is entirely set up for backpackers and budget travelers. we also provide free continental break fast.

The 24/7 front desk service will provide you with the information needed for the city. since we are located at the heart of the city the access to the shopping malls, movie theaters and fine restaurants and very easy. the spacious balcony, and the terrace is another highlight of the hostel, we have common areas in all three floors, which guest can access.

***Property Policies***
Cancellation policy: 1 day before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.
Check in from 7:00 to 23:00.
Check out before 11:00 AM.
Payment upon arrival by cash.
Taxes included.
Breakfast included.
Gate closing time 11PM-6AM.
We do not accept customers younger than 16 years of age. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

7.1
  • Value For Money 7.0

  • Security 7.3

  • Location 7.3

  • Staff 7.0

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 7.7

  • Facilities 6.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Jan 2020
    I’ve stayed one night at Gandhi hostel and I travel solo. I just wanna write here again how much Francis is been a beautiful host. He waited for me until late in the night to make sure I arrived safe. He’s very kind and helpful. Thank you for your help, I really much appreciate it. The hostel has all you need in a simple way. The locations is close to the airport and the metro station. Would definitely recommended this hostel and will stay there again if I will pass from Chennai! Thank you
    Italy, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Feb 2020
    Hostel is nice, clean, close to the airport, next to shops, washing machine available for a very reasonable price. Most importantly : the owner Francis is so kind. He will really do anything to help you in the best way he can. I had to catch a plane at 3am. He walked me to the Uber he had booked for me to make sure it was there and that I was safe. I absolutely recommend this hostel!!!! Thank you again.
    Belgium, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    02 Jan 2021
    This place has my heart :) Found a home in a strange city, very close to Little Mount metro station. Created events, attended events, had great conversations and biryani and chukka kaapi and was introduced to cats(!) and a great host. Was lovely to witness how the hostel is becoming more colourful and green by the day. It's a lovely space, with barbeque nights, sharing circles, art circles and space for more! 10/10 visiting again
    India, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    11 Nov 2020
    Very helpful and attentive staff.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    07 Feb 2020
    Hostel Gandhi was value for money. I had a good time at the hostel, chatted up with a Canadian and an Italian fellow who were travelling to India and staying at Hostel Gandhi. Place was clean, and all basic facilities were available.
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    07 Mar 2020
    Very welcoming people and very attentive. They have everything you need and there are a few shops and restaurants very close by. Breakfast was OK and quantity was not limited. 5AM megaphone prayers at the nearby mosque could be listened loudly in the room.
    Portugal, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    12 Feb 2022
    Hostel Gandhi was indeed very close to Little Mount metro station, but reaching the hostel from the main road could be a hassle since there are no signboards or indicators to identify the place. Dorms are clean, two double-decker beds in each room with ample space. Bathrooms are below-avg to average. Always call them before you reach especially if you are going to be late. Breakfast usually is not served unless requested. Best part: Staff are very polite and informal. Great for 1-2 nights stay
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 6.0

    Good

    24 Oct 2021
    Good to take a pit stop in Chennai. But not so great
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    05 Mar 2022
    So many things frustrated me about this stay. So I'll start with the pros: great location on the metro, decent vibe with good books and a full kitchen. hostel cats were cute, the cleaner who came in the morning was very sweet! Cons: reception was never at the desk and was hard to reach, kitchen was dirty af, they didn't have any towels for shower or enough empty lockers for all the people in the hostel, reception staff was generally aloof, rude at times. Dawn prayer at mosque very loud.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 5.1

    Rating

    27 Feb 2022
    It requires massive development. The caretaker is not up to the mark. It has weird rules that can change instantly. I guess Indians are not treated well in the hostel. Being Indian, you will be treated as a second-class citizen in your own country.
    India, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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