Hostels in Kolkata, India

7 hostels available. Prices start from $5 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Kolkata

Solo Traveller
"…Important note: Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 12:00 noon to 18:00 . Check … More

City Central Hostel

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…10. Discounted food from the associated restaurants 11. Discounted tickets of tourist points ***Property Policies*** Cancellation policy: 2 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation … More

Bubble Beds

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…We don't accept booking of local guests from Kolkata. ***Property Policies & Conditions: 1. Cancellation policy: 7 days before arrival. 2. Our standard check-in time is from 1pm (13:00) … More

Bombay Backpackers

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…Cancellation policy: 2 days before arrival. 2. Check in from 13:00 to 23:00. 3. Check out before 11:00 noon. 4. Payment upon arrival by cash only. 5. Reception working hours: 24*7. 6. Age … More
Party Hostel
"Hi all I am a traveller as well and I know exactly what a traveller is looking for in a new unknown city, a comfortable bed quite and secured loacation in the heart of the city easy to get to, … More
Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Just book a yellow cab or hire an Uber to the first full-fledged backpacker hostel in Kolkata. Marked with entertainment, hospitality, events, and a whole new world of eclectic experiences, this 7 … More

Backpackers Park

Free Breakfast
Female Solo Traveller Solo Traveller
"…Age Restriction: 18+. 7. Taxes included. 8. Breakfast included. 9. No pets." …"…By taxi For a taxi, you could just book a cab till park street through uber or ola taxi service or just take a … More

Hotels in Kolkata

"Located in an intense location, Hotel Platinum is a convenient position which to explore Kolkata. It offers you the best possible service along with the regularity of customer satisfaction. We … More
"…Kolkata’s largest convention center, Biswa Bangla Convention Center is in the opposite side of the premises. Cancellation policy: 2 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No … More

Guest Houses in Kolkata

"…We have all type of rooms Like A.c & non A.C, Standert and Deluxe. Serving Guest is Our First.We have some cool Family Rooms as well as Couples Room. Also, from Our Hotel Guest Can enjoy the view … More
"…Guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Rooms include a private bathroom with a bidet. A à la carte breakfast is served daily at the property. Indian Museum is 2.1 km … More

Hostels in Kolkata, India

7 hostels available. Prices start from $5 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Kolkata (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 Kolkata.

For many, Kolkata epitomizes the contrasts of India. Kolkata overflows in history and oozes culture. This is a city of historic grandeur and cultural wealth. Yet, this sits side by side with some very real scenes of everyday life. As a transport hub for West India, many travelers find themselves with a few days to spare here in between trains to Dharmasala, buses to Bangladesh, or tiger tours to the Sunderbans. Even for those seasoned travelers of India, Kolkata continues to offer many surprises. Pull back the curtain, engage with the city, and you too will fall under the spell of this great Indian city.

Kolkata is enormous and sprawls in all directions, so you will almost certainly need to take some form of transport from your Kolkata hostel to sights within the city. Those with an appreciation for history and fine architecture will enjoy the Raj-era Victoria Memorial. This feast of white marble offers a quick crash course in Indian colonial history -- with Kolkata serving as the capital of the British Raj. As this is one of Kolkata’s main attractions, your Kolkata hostel will surely be able to give you some sound transport advice. When combined with the streets of BBD Bagh and Tagore’s House, Kolkata carries travelers back to the days of colonial India. Without a question, no other city in India offers this much accessible colonial splendour.

When you’re staying in your Kolkata hostel, no doubt a highlight will be engaging with India’s vibrant Hindu culture. Kolkata’s main temples, including Kumartali, Dakshineswar, and Kalighat, are spread throughout the city. So ask your Kolkata hostel which one is closest and dive straight in. Most temples have on-site guides who can explain the different deities and rituals. If you’re lucky enough to be in town for any of the big Hindu holidays, you’re in for a treat! Make sure to ask your Kolkata hostel if there are any planned processions in place. It's the essential Indian experience!

Kolkata dorms are generally available all year round, but should there be a festival such as Durga Puja (October), rooms can book up quickly. Whatever you do, don’t rush out of Kolkata to your next stop. Your Kolkata hostel will ensure that you are able to experience some of everyday life in one of the world’s great mega-cities.

Written by local enthusiast for Kolkata hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Kolkata hostels @dhersz

Kolkata 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 Kolkata, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 7
Average dorm price $7
Average private room price $17
Cheapest Hostel in Kolkata Bengal Guesthouse with $4.5
Party hostels in Kolkata Bengal Guesthouse (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7.2

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