Hostels in Gokarna, India

9 hostels available. Prices start from $3 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Gokarna

Samba Nest

Free Breakfast
Youth Hostel
"…The living room has ample space for everyone to spend time together, with a fully equipped kitchen and an amazing cook who will make sure that your taste buds are satisfied! Food is available 24/ … More
Beach Lovers Retreat Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The stay was comfortable, rooms clean, amazing food at mantra cafe, and not to forget the gokarna beach view zostel offers. They also arrange beach treks and other activities around Gokarna. The … More
Adventure Hostels Beach Lovers Retreat Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Breakfast not included. We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age. Non-smoking in the rooms but have a smoking area. Reception working period: 08:00~22:00." …"The nearest airport … More
Beach Lovers Retreat Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Connect with new friends. Please note that the entire property runs out of Solar. Hot water and AC is available only for 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the evening. Your co-operation is … More
Youth Hostel
Opposite Bhadrakali College, Om beach road, More
Beach Lovers Retreat Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
Kudle beach Mid Point,Next to Gundappa Cafe, Kudle Beach, Gokarna- 518319 More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…8kms) Kudle Beach (4.4kms), Om Beach (5.2kms), Half Moon beach (6kms) Paradise Beach (8.1kms) and Gangavali Backwaters (2.5kms). From all the Budget hotels in Gokarna, Gokarna Mid Beach Stay is … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Sturmfrei gives a big shout out to every soul, irrespective of age and gender. Whether you are a solo traveler or a group of like-minded, we assure you a rich experience enhanced with cultural … More
Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Stylish and smart, The Hosteller Gokarna is full of spacious common areas like the gardens, the pool, the poolside seating, indoor chilling spaces, a big Unbox Cafe and a multi-seater terrace with … More

Hotels in Gokarna

"…Privacy, solitude & freedom are the major aspects that maybe Arthigamya your choice. Be it free time with yourself an interruption-free space with your loved one or moments spent just between you … More

Guest Houses in Gokarna

"…Check in from 12:00 to 23:00 . Check out from 09:00 to 10:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards. Taxes not included - 12.00% Breakfast not included. No curfew. Pet friendly. Non … More

Hostels in Gokarna, India

9 hostels available. Prices start from $7 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Gokarna (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Gokarna.

Gokarna is a tiny temple town running along the west coast of India. Gokarna is translated as "cow's ear." The way the Gangavali and Aghanashini rivers merge appears to be the shape of a cow's ear. The main temple of the town is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is said to have emerged from a cow's ear.

There are also many other temples in Gokarna since it is one of the seven Hindu pilgrimage points. Yet within the past ten years or so, a new type of individual has been drawn to this quaint beach town: the tourist. As a result, quite a few accommodations, including resorts, have popped up along the beaches of the city. For now, you will find one or two hostels within the 4.2 square mile village; the tourism industry has only begun as travelers slowly discover this charming place running along the Arabian Sea.

You can fly into either Goa International Airport or Mangalore International Airport. As you take the drive up to Gokarna, you will take in the magical landscape of coconut and banana trees alongside the expanse of beaches. Once you arrive at your hostel in Gokarna, you will enjoy a carefree vibe and hospitable staff welcoming you. As you settle either into a private or dorm room, you can expect food and beautiful beach views. Since the town is tiny, you can get around on foot.

The first destination for most tourists will be one of the numerous clean, safe beaches with inviting names such as Paradise, Kudle, Om, Half Moon, and of course Gokarna Beach. One of the highest rated (yet less crowded) options is Kudle Beach. It provides a serene ambiance. Here you can rent a hut to settle into with a favorite summer novel. The hours will fly by as you read, grab a snack in one of the cafes, and take a stroll or dip in the water. Just be cautious if you enter the sea because there are strong whirlpools.

A more crowded, energetic choice would be Om Beach, which forms the shape of the Sanskrit letter "om." Volleyball is a popular sport here; if you arrive in the right season, there are also options such as jet skis. You can take a boat ride to some of the other beaches as well. For surfing lessons, for example, head straight to Gokarna Beach.

If your sun-kissed skin and salty hair are starting a demonstration, you might want to put your clothes back on and head on into town. Here you will find two main streets filled with shops and other venues where you can buy the most interesting souvenirs to make all your friends back home want to join you on your return trip. You can also visit what Gokarna is famous for: the ornate temples.

Written by local enthusiast for Gokarna hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Gokarna hostels Jakob Lombardi

Gokarna Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Gokarna, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 9
Average dorm price $11
Average private room price $41
Cheapest Hostel in Gokarna Tusker Tribe Hostel with $11
Party hostels in Gokarna Zostel Gokarna (4 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 6.8

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