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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.

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Madpackers Delhi

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

VOTED INDIA'S BEST HOSTEL 2016 BY HOSTELWORLD. Thank you for all the love and support. Welcome to the Madpackers!

The Madpackers' is more than just a place to rest when you want to escape Delhi's enticing chaos. It's a place for community, friendships and stories. We have an obsessive affair with travel and a soft spot for everything that moves with a backpack. Come on over, let us show you some love!

We’ve got all your backpacker-needs covered: from a safe, accessible location, comfortable beds and spotless bathrooms to a passion for showing you the unknown, chaotic underbelly of this enormous city and beyond. When you feel like taking a break from the city, we've got a rooftop garden/lounge and a cozy common room you can take a pick from.

With Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line a 5-minute walk away, running around the city is affordable, safe and hassle-free. As locals, the team at the hostel knows Delhi inside out and is always there to help you experience the city less as tourists, and more as a part of the crowd. Need help planning an itinerary beyond Delhi? We’ve got you covered. From motorcycle rentals to affordable travel fares, there’s nothing that we won’t do. Well, almost. ;)

Round the clock, free Wi-Fi, a fully-stocked open kitchen, a breakfast for champions and a host of food/heritage walks and crawls, The Madpackers’ is where you should be in Delhi. View House Rules

Overview

Welcome to Delhi, and to the legendary Madpackers Hostel. You’ll know us by our ultra-cool rooftop garden and lounge featuring cute fairy lights, the perfect place to relax after a long journey. When it’s chilly, head inside to hang out with other travellers in our cosy common room. We want you to love our city as much as we do, so we invite you to join us on a city tour or food heritage walk. And we want you to have a good time so we'll give you free breakfast every morning too!

Location

You’ll find us in the safe, accessible Hauz Khas district, home to photogenic architecture and sprawling green spaces to chill out in. We love Hauz Khas Forest, 22 minutes’ walk away, and the Garden of Five Senses, which is 35 minutes away on the metro (jump on the yellow line, 5 minutes' walk from our door). Indira Gandhi International Airport is about a 40-minute drive from us, and we can book a transfer for you to make things as hassle-free as possible.

Rooms and Dorms

So you're the solo type or travelling in a couple? Go for a private double room to get your own space. Fancy being in the thick of it? Pick a mixed or female-only dorm with either a shared bathroom or an en-suite. Your linen is included (bonus) and every room has refreshing air con. You'll also have a reading light so you can check out your guide book in the early hours without disturbing your bunkmates.

Extras and activities

If you’re relaxing and recharging at the hostel, make the most of the free Wi-Fi or pick up some new reading material at our book exchange. Our fully stocked guest kitchen will take care of you if you get peckish. Dying to check out the Red Fort or India Gate? Drop by our 24-hour reception. Our staff know Delhi inside and out and can give you a personalised map plus recommendations on their own favourite spots.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 9.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    24 Jan 2020
    Delhi belly tour was so much fun
    Latvia, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Jan 2020
    Amazing vibe in the Hostel. Their in house tours are so unique and interesting. Loved the stay. Their food is yummmmmy. Warm shower, nice beds. Had a lovely time! Thank you Madpackers 💝
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Jan 2020
    It was lovely stay, Great 😁Location and near to metro and great vibes I really enjoy my stayed
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Jan 2020
    I had an amazing time at madpackers. DO THE DELHI BELLY TOUR. Really made my time there great and met a lot of awesome people. Free breakfast, hot water, clean beds, great staff and rooftop is really nice
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    18 Jan 2020
    I stayed at Madpackers during a trip to India two years ago. I’m happy to see it’s pretty much the same. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere, comfortable setting, convenient location. Glad a returned.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    03 Jan 2020
    Great staff and good breakfast. The bed was a bit damp and the toilets more a less clean. However, I had an easy stay and the staff was really helpful.
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    04 Jan 2020
    I would definitely recommend madpackers for its atmosphere and location! The staff were very friendly and made you feel welcome. The rooms are basic and clean and there’s also a lovely common area.
    Wales, Couple, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    15 Jan 2020
    The staff are amazing and super helpful. However the value for money is horrible. This is the most expensive hostel I stayed in India and I was expecting the rooms to be amazing. They were very basic. It was 8°C outside and the windows were mesh and couldn't be closed. Also it's super loud outside so open windows are not good. The blankets were small fleece blankets. Inside the room you can hear EVERYTHING from the corridor.
    Spain, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    05 Jan 2020
    The temperatures in the rooms, shower, and common area were freezing. Why is there no heat in the middle of winter? I had to debate if I wanted to shower knowing how cold I would be. Leaving the establishment I also got ringworm which is transferred from unsanitary clothes, sheets, etc. I was supposed to return but of course decided not to after my experience. I was charged in full, and no refund was given after I sent multiple emails to the staff. Absurd.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 3.4

    Rating

    05 Jan 2020
    We had to wait over an hour for our room to be cleaned before we could go inside. They didn't empty the bins and there were left over dirty clothes in the cupboard. We stayed in winter and the room was absolutely freezing. They didn't have any heaters on hand. One of us got a rash every time we went in the room which I think was from the bedsheets not being cleaned. We left early because it was unpleasant and they wouldn't refund us for the nights we didn't stay.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners India

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