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General Group Booking Terms

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

  • 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 2 weeks 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

14 Day cancellation policy.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School 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 14 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 8.8

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Mar 2020
    Madpackers Hostel one such lively hostel environment and staff are so kind and friendly. The atmosphere was amazing and you will definitely get that travel vibes and it's good places to get connected with other travellers. I would definitely recommend Madpackers Hostel on top😃✌️👍
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Mar 2020
    The staff at the hostel are really great and a lot of fun! Would recommend the food crawl with them one evening, showed us loads of cheap tasty street food. Lots of other travellers and a good atmosphere.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Mar 2020
    Staff are fabulous... shout out to Loki! The delhi belly tour was just amazing 👌
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Mar 2020
    I had such an amazing time, the staff helped with SIM cards and any other information needed. They have great tours and a vibe where you can party or relax. Great place to stay for your first time in India.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Mar 2020
    Super friendly staff, good location in a calm neighborhood, social vibe, nice tours... You gotta do the Delhi Belly tour, lots of fun and delicious food!
    Sweden, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    26 Feb 2020
    Relaxed and Laidback hostel. Comfy beds, Excellent location and staff. Food from in house cafe could be improved a bit.
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    10 Mar 2020
    Lovely and helpful staff, safe location and fun atmosphere
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    23 Feb 2020
    Great place to arrive in India. The staff is helpful and can even arrange for you to get an Indian SIM card. There is another Madpackers hostel in Agra. Worth the shot! The rooftop is nice as well and the food is good.
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    03 Mar 2020
    Excellent food at the hostel. Facilities could be a little better, no privacy when using the shower and toilet. Staff were nice and helpful. Location is ok, not much to do around the hostel but metro close by.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 4.9

    Rating

    01 Mar 2020
    The rooms were damp.. no ventilation system Staff was super slow at reception.. took forever to check-in, make a reservation etc The location was good Found easy parking Food was also great.. maybe a little over priced The only complaint is the staff is SUPER SLOW and the rooms had a weird smell.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • 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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