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 4 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.

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

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  • Great Location
  • Brilliant Staff
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Property Description

Stops is a pit-stop like none other on your Indian adventure. It is the first ever social and exploration oriented chain of travelers hostels in India.

Stops is where you refuel and equip yourself on your journey through India!

Its a space where you get to meet fellow travelers eager to discover India. You can share, plan, guide and learn together while relaxing and having fun. Its about creating your India story that goes beyond the obvious!

Its a space where you get to stay your way. Immerse yourself in our ever expanding library, choose from the many documentaries and films on India, hang out in the lovely balconies and verandas or just chill and do nothing! It's your call!

Its a space where you get to have good fun 'India style'- from Bollywood nights to Indian cook-outs to local music events and vibrant festival celebrations!

And while doing all this you can choose to volunteer with local NGOs and make a difference!

We at Stops begun our journey with the eternal city of Varanasi on 1st March, 2014. Come join in and be a part of our journey!

See you soon!

Free Wifi available up to 1.5 GB Per User Per Day.

goSTOPS Hostels are PET FRIENDLY, where PETS are allowed to stay with guest only in Private Room, with additional charges of INR 500 per day per pet.
Children below 18 years are not allowed.

Please carry a valid Govt Photo ID card for verifying the reservation. (PAN Card is not accepted as a valid ID)
Local residents/guests carrying a local ID would not be allowed to check-in.
You are required to make a 100% pre-payment at the time of your check-in.
Non-resident guests are not allowed inside the property.
Lockers for your valuables are available in each dorm room, however, the hostel will not be held responsible for any lost/stolen/damaged luggage.
All goStops properties follow Green Social Non Ac hours from 1200 hrs to 2000 hrs. Ac will be closed during this time. This is to make sure all the guests can utilize the day by socializing in AC common area. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.3

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 7.5

  • Staff 7.3

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 7.3

  • Facilities 6.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    12 Feb 2022
    GoStops made my first hostel stay in India memorable. Can never forget the feeling. Loved the experience of staying here.
    India, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    08 Jul 2021
    Good Hostel.
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3


    20 Feb 2020
    Good and clean hostel to stay in Benaras. Away from the noise and walking distance from Ghats.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    07 Feb 2020
    goStops is located near the Ghats, it’s about 10-15 mins walk.. Walking & Boat Tours organised by Hostel were very good, Beds were comfortable and clean.. Staff is polite and helpful...
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    08 Mar 2020
    Helpful staff and nice ambience to the place. Although a little disappointing that certain tours were advertised but not available. Morning boat tour great however!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0


    27 Jan 2020
    Absolutely loved this hostel. The tours were great, did the morning and evening by the ghats. Was very interesting and learnt a lot! The staff were nice and facilities were alright. The food preparation took forever but other than that everything was lovely. Thanks for the stay and good chats guys!
    South Africa, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    03 May 2022
    Nice clean and friendly hostel. In a nice quiet area in Varanasi but still close to the action.
    South Africa, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4


    24 Feb 2022
    I chose gostops as I had heard good reviews. But I was disappointed when I visited. The bathroom was dirty and smelly and there was no cleanliness.The staff takes pictures without even taking permission and I had an argument on this. The staff mentioned that they need to take pictures in order to put it in social media, which I have never seen in any of the hostels I have stayed. There was no good option of food. I survived only because of wonderful fellow travellers.
    India, Female, 31-40
  • 5.1


    13 Jan 2020
    Hostels are the places which meant to be your home away from. My stay with Gostops was okay okay because first the location wise it is a bit far from where everything is happening. The location of the hostel is very very quite and moreover the crowd that hostel entertain is mostly the one who have stayed over her before and are looking for the place to drink. I wished hostels to be more happening and not like this. That's me and my friends we shifted to another one with in 1 day time span.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 3.4


    11 Mar 2020
    I cannot say anything good about this property. It was dirty and an inconvenient location and extremely loud. I had to wear ear plugs to sleep and even that was not enough! I had a private room and the cleanliness was just bad. The bedding had terrible stains all over it, I didn’t even use it I was so disgusted! The bathroom smells bad and was just plain dirty as well. I didn’t even want to shower there. There was no toilet paper. The location was a long walk from main sites. Happy to leave.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room