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 ???? 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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
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Property Description

Zostel Panchgani, our cosy backpacker hostel is built purely by up-cycling used shipping containers, the hostel is perched upon a cliff in the beautiful hills of Krishna Valley, Panchgani. The entire hostel has been inspired by the beautiful surroundings. Even the art in the hostel is inspired by the green of Panchgani. Panchgani - the land of strawberries, which is only a couple of hours away from Pune and Mumbai turns out to be one of the best places to get away from the madness of the cities. Activities like paragliding, trekking and mountain biking will surely keep you hooked. Besides, there are many historic sites and legendary cafes to check out. The hostel has a private container dorm, six-bed mixed container dorms, and six-bed female container dorms––and is the perfect place for any traveller looking to make some friends along the way. Amenities include laundry services, parking services, free Wi-Fi, hot water, and In-House Cafe.

1. Cancellation policy: 3 days before arrival.
2. Check in from 12:00 to 23:00.
3. Check out before 10:00 am.
4. Payment upon arrival by cash and card.
5. Reception working hours 24 hours.
6. Age Restriction. Guests must be 18 years or more, regardless of whether they are accompanied with adults or not. We do not recommend our hostels to families.
7. No pets.
8. In case of a group of 4 or more, you would be purposefully allotted different dorm rooms.
- We strictly DO NOT allow a group stay of more than 8 people at any of our hostels.
- If the group behavior is deemed unfit at the property, the Zostel Property Manager, upon subjective evaluation, retains the full right to take required action which may also result in an on-spot cancellation without refunds.
9. Please carry a valid Govt Photo ID card for verifying the reservation. (PAN Card is not accepted as a valid ID)
10. Local residents/guests carrying a local ID would not be allowed to check in.
11. You are required to make a 100% pre-payment at the time of your check-in.
12. Lockers for your valuables are available in each dorm room, however the hostel will not be held responsible for any lost/stolen/damaged luggage.
13. Non-resident guests are not allowed inside the property.
14. Alcohol or substance abuse is strictly prohibited in the hostel premises. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Mar 2020
    one of the best zostels i have been to. amazing ambience and vibe. wish i could stay longer. Also, its super clean.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Jan 2020
    Love this hotel, great staff service, very friendly and helpful ! Great location ! Will be back in a near future!♥️
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    26 Oct 2019
    It was the best experience of a hostel arrangement. We so loved the place, the vibe , the people. We actually barely stepped out of the property. It was so amazing being around.... Thank you Zostel for bringing this to India....
    India, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    16 Oct 2019
    I loved my stay at Zostel Panchgani , the location is very good for the hostel and also it helps in making new friends while travelling. Overall a good experience , I would recommend it to all
    India, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    20 Sep 2019
    One of the best experiences I've had over the weekend. The staff is so friendly, and the food is amazing. You get to meet so many new people around there. It's a must visit, if you want to unwind over a weekend.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2019
    Lovely place to stay nothing can be more better than this.
    India, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0


    18 Aug 2019
    Motorcycling all the way to panchgani on a monsoon day and getting all the hospitality you need in life was a full on great deal. Really loved the environment at the hostel . Being an busy tourist hillstation staying at Zostel I was much at peace.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    03 Dec 2019
    My stay was good but watchman over there was little creepy otherwise overall experience was good.
    India, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    24 Oct 2019
    Beautiful scenic view of the mountains and the container concept makes it a really unique hostel. It's about 3kms from the market area so you can walk there if you do not have a vehicle. Great place to stay if you're traveling alone. The pricing is a bit too expensive for a hostel (One of the most expensive hostels I've been so far in India) and hence if its more than one person then it's cheaper taking a private room elsewhere.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    07 Mar 2020
    Amazing experience to stay in rooms made inside cargo containers with unparalleled views of the valley. The hostellers were cheerful and friendly. Good food served by 24x7 cafe. Variety of games available. Evening small trail hike organized for sunset views. Ideal time to visit would be end of monsoon.
    India, Male, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Games Room