Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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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.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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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 cancellation before 72 hours of check-in. In case of No Show &
Canceled within 72 hours of check-in then the number of booked nights
falling with 72 hours will be fully charged. * View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 7.9

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    29 Sep 2019
    Finally a warm(er) shower! Cheap tours. Friendly staff. A little ways away from the action but quiet at night. No complaints.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    17 Aug 2019
    Amazing staff who went above and beyond to help us, including getting a tuk tuk in the monsoon and taking us on great tours of the city. The area is good and central, there are nice, cheap eats nearby and tuk tuks are very cheap to the city centre and just 5-10 minutes away. Only downside is that the toilet/showers are outside or on the roof but it’s all well lit and clean. Great place to stay and value for money - thanks for having us!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.4


    03 Nov 2019
    This hostel has some great features (one of the first hostels we see in India with a kitchen for residents). The place has a good vibe and the staff are friendly and respectful. The neighbourhood is peaceful. What is less peaceful is when people barge into your dorm at various times throughout the night and disturb your sleep.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    12 Sep 2019
    Bit of out the hustle and bustle of Varanasi which we really appreciated. Good social spaces, but didn’t sell beer so had to grab our own. Very friendly staff:)
    England, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 8.9


    08 Nov 2019
    Atmosphere is electric, all staff including sonu, ashish, vishal & mahesh are terrific. Location is nice if you are happy not to be hugging the ghats. Well, as part of honest feedback, bathrooms and common areas do require a wee bit upgradation. However the overall experience was fantastic and would want to visit the place again.
    India, Male, 41+
  • 8.9


    11 Oct 2019
    Nice hostel tucked away off busy roads. Staff are very friendly, the tours they offer are really interesting. Rooms spacious and comfortable.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    12 Oct 2019
    There was no hot water in private room despite being told there would be. Breakfast was not included although claims it is. However, breakfast was cheap and good. Air conditioning was also very good. WiFi was off and on. Very cute atmosphere and lots of organized activities. Our guide Vishal was great!
    USA, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 8.3


    02 Nov 2019
    Great hostel to stay in Varanasi. Quiet location, but at least 15 min walk along a very busy road to main sights in Varanasi. Hostel is great with several common areas and a lot of activities are offered to guests at a great price! Totally recommended to solo travelers!
    Spain, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    19 Nov 2019
    Average hostel for India.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 6.0


    22 Nov 2019
    Pictures online are not representative of property. Staff are helpful but would not recommend overall.
    England, Couple, 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
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 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
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room