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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)
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  • 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 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.

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

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Started way back in 2014 - Zostel Agra is located at a short 10-min walk from the Taj Mahal's East Gate. Top rated, with over 1000 reviews on HW and many more elsewhere - Zostel Agra comes with the guarantee of brand Zostel, India's largest and the oldest backpacker hostel chain.

Housing a sprawling lawn and an in-house AC cafe to chill, our hostel's offerings to a backpacker are plenty. Feel free to lounge around in the lawn chit chatting with fellow backpackers over chai in summers and bonfire in winters. All our dorms and private rooms are airconditioned for that peaceful night sleep necessary to visit Taj early in the morning. Even the nearest ticket counter to Taj Mahal is located only 1.4 Km from the hostel.

If the traveler in you is calling out, we’ll hear it well. Every day in Zostel is happening, complete with doses of laughter and experiences. Chill out with the coolest set of people from around the world and travel without hassle. Before your mischievous minds starts wandering far, let us put one thing real straight, We take the comfort of each and every traveller very seriously.Also, if getting intoxicated is all you’re looking for, we urge you to look ELSEWHERE. At Zostel, we’d rather pass and share episodes. ;)
Our team will further help you explore Agra beyond the Taj Mahal. Take an evening boat ride with us in the Yamuna, the river which flows beside the Taj Mahal to enjoy a different perspective of the mausoleum. Make sure to meet your new backpacker friends in the hostel common room here and see the sunrise with them at the Taj the next day.

Free Wifi, AirConditioned, Hot Showers, In-House Cafe, Free Travel Assistance View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Oct 2019
    Location was very nice, Walking distance from TajMahal. Ankit was very helpful, other staff was also very kind. Rooms was clean and comfy seems newly constructed. Common area was also very nice.
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Oct 2019
    Best place to stay in Agra. The staff is very accommodating. We loved the food in the cafe. A few mins walk to the Taj.
    Philippines, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Oct 2019
    Staff here were super helpful, especially considering I was unwell while I was here. Helped me sort out a private room to run to the pharmacy and shop if I needed! Good location and a nice social area to meet people. Close to the Taj and other amenities. Can't praise this place enough.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Nov 2019
    Would definitely recommend! The staff is very friendly, great atmosphere, great rooms and awesome facilities. One of the best hostels I’ve started at in India. It’s only a ten minute walk to Taj Mahal, so you can easily get there before sunrise. The staff even helped me to get to my bus and was there for any other questions I had.
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    30 Oct 2019
    We got in around midnight and the staff were super helpful with checking in and advising us what time to get up for the Taj to beat the cues etc. They were very relaxed staff with checking out and also helped us book our buses to our next destination. My favourite part of the hostel was the green house/cafe/common area for everyone to chill. It was super quirky and comfy.
    Australia, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    06 Oct 2019
    Great place, location and staff
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    24 Oct 2019
    With most accommodation in Agra not looking up to scratch, Zostel is your best bet for a decent stay in a great location for the Taj. 20 minute walk from the Taj and short tuk tuk from other sites in Agra. Private room was basic, a bit bland and clinical but clean nonetheless. Hot water was temperamental. Restaurant was floor seating but a cool area to chill and good food. This is your best bet for Agra!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    05 Nov 2019
    Good place to stay to see the Taj Mahal which is walking distance from the hostel. Communal cafe area and garden are lovely. Not sure how secure the place is as there was no one on reception when I got up in the night and the main door was wide open. Also no locks on bedroom doors. Huge clunky drawers under the bed are a nightmare when trying not to wake up other guests in the dorm, but perhaps that’s just in one dorm. Overall a pleasant stay.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    03 Oct 2019
    First night the ac unit was leaking above my bed, had my bed changed with no issues. Short walk to the Taj Mahal. Nice sunset tour at the hostel. Staff were helpful booking trains etc. Bathroom wasn’t very clean and the room door is always left open. No real common area to meet people.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 5.7

    Rating

    24 Oct 2019
    Staff were nice, no security other than the front desk which is usually empty. We could leave our bags here if check out is before departure but no security. Sheets were dirty. Pictures are very different to real life. 15 min walk to the Taj. Good shops and restaurants nearby
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room


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