Welcome to The Hosteller Shimla. We are the friendly neighbourhood backpacker hostel amigos! But all puns aside, we are a chain of backpacker hostels that provides comfortable budget accommodation and enriches your stay with a plethora of fun activities.
Our spacious and creatively curated hostels are built in such a way that you can experience the best stay all while immersing yourself in the global backpacking culture. Each of our 25+ hostels provides modern facilities like clean and safe rooms, secure lockers, a well-stocked common kitchen, air conditioners, paid laundry services, equipped libraries, exclusive female dormitories, travel and transport services, a colourful and well-stocked cafe, well lit common rooms and wide open-spaces where our fellow travellers can bond over cups of lip-smacking coffee.
Right from when you enter The Hosteller to the last moment when you leave - we want it all to be taken care of. And that is precisely why we also pride ourselves on having an energetic travel desk who are always full of energy.
*Check-in is from 13:00 to 23:00.
*Check out before 11:00 hrs
*The guest will be charged a prepayment of the total price at any time before the arrival date for the reservation confirmation, in case the guest fails to make the prepayment the reservation is subject to cancellation.
*Room charges are exclusive of taxes. Taxes not included, for a room below 7500 INR per night, there will be 12% taxes applied; for a room over 7500 INR per night, there will be an extra 18% taxes fee applied.
*Breakfast is not included.
*No smoking in the rooms but have a designated smoking area.
*All cancellations, if informed 7 days prior to the check-in date, shall be eligible for a 100% refund.
*In case cancellations happen within 7 days of the check-in date, there wouldn't be ANY refund and will attract 100% cancellation charges.
*If the guest doesn't show up they will be charged the total price of the reservation.
*The reservations made at the hostel are non-transferable. Therefore, it is mandatory for the guest whose name the booking has been made to show up.
*Non- Refundable bookings are not eligible for any refund in case of cancellation at any time.
*Extra mattress is subject to availability. The guest can avail of an extra mattress at the time of check-in. Extra mattress charges would be Rs 500/ night per person. In case of unavailability of the extra mattress, guests may add an extra guest at the same cost.
We allow the guest to consume outside food in the designated dining areas and private rooms.
*In case the traveller arrives earlier than the check-in time, the guest can hang out in the common area/cafe until check-in time. (However, if the guests are arriving as early as 5:30-6 AM, it is highly recommended to book a bed for the previous night to ensure a good night's sleep).
*Late check-out can be available on prior request and is subject to availability
*Travellers can keep the luggage, post check out, at the hostel's cloakroom, in case of late departure from respective cities.
*All guests must be at least 18+ to reserve and stay in our hostels. If the guest is below 18 years of age, check-in will be denied and there won't be a refund for the same.
*According to government regulations, it is mandatory for guests to present valid photo identification at the time of check-in
*The identification proofs accepted are passport, aadhar card, driving license and voter ID card. PAN Card is not accepted as a valid ID card.
*Guests with local IDs will be allowed admission to our hostel.
*Non-resident guests visit timing: 10:00 AM - 08:00 PM and are not allowed inside the rooms/dorms.
*In the case of people travelling in a group, accommodation in the same dorm room is subject to availability.
*Local laws, above the company policy, shall be applicable on a per case basis
*Management is not to be held responsible for the personal belongings of the guests and travellers shall be responsible for their luggage and other essentials while staying at the hostel.
*Pets are not allowed in our hostels.
*Should any action by a traveller be deemed inappropriate by the management or if any inappropriate behaviour is brought to the attention, the management reserves the right (after the allegations have been investigated) to take action in the matter.
*The right to admission is reserved.
*Every foreign guest at all The Hosteller hostels must carry and present during the time of check-in their passport and a valid visa in originals.
*Every Pakistani guest at all The Hosteller hostels must carry and present during the time of check-in an additional residence permit letter from the Indian High Commission in Islamabad along with the passport and valid visa original.
*Local residents are not allowed to stay at The Hosteller. Local residents i.e. people living in the city or any adjoining areas where The Hosteller is located are not allowed to stay at The Hosteller in the respective city. The staff at all the hostels will ascertain the city of the guests' residence on the basis of the address proof that the guests provided during check-in.
*We cannot guarantee accommodation in the same dorm room in the case of 3 or 4 people travelling together. That will strictly be subject to availability.
*The Hosteller, a chain of backpacker hostels, is well suited for young backpacking travellers. We do not allow families and all those below 18 years of age to stay with us.
*We allow the guest to consume outside food in the designated dining areas and private rooms.