Hostels in Kolkata, India

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

Hostels in Kolkata

Guten Tag

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…With staff speaking English, Bengali, Hindi, and Telugu round-the-clock advice is available at the reception. Howrah Railway Station is 11 km from the accommodation, while New Market is 12 km … More

City Central Hostel

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Hookah available 5. Free wi-fi 6. Free printout and Scan 7. games to play 8. Amazon Prime video and Netflix subscription available 9. Free city maps available 10. Discounted food from the … More

Bombay Backpackers

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…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
"…8. Breakfast not included. 9. No pets. 10. Curfew: Guests should be quiet after 24:00." …"…You can look for a taxi or local tuktuk, and let them drive you to our property. There are many Bus … More
Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Marked with entertainment, hospitality, events, and a whole new world of eclectic experiences, this 7-storey building is on the top searches for the best hostel in Kolkata. Nestled only 10 min … More

Bubble Beds

Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…) and Private rooms are cheap and best. Our tasty food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) will make your stay enjoyable. If you are in Kolkata as a traveller or for work, we welcome you to our homely … More

Backpackers Park

Free Breakfast
Female Solo Traveller Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…3 private rooms, two of which have attached baths, are also available. We have a common area with a television and a balcony with a view of Kolkata's most attractive street: Park Street. Not only … 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
"…Child friendly.Free upto 5 years , Rs. 500 per head Reception Hour: 8:00 ~ 23:59 The Property will make Pre-authorization Charge for the first night to Secure the booking" …"from Dumdum Metro … More

Guest Houses in Kolkata

"…But we have place to keep your luggage at our property and it's free of charge. 4. Payment upon arrival by cash. Credit card isn’t accepted. 5. Taxes not included. 1000 to 2499 INR, the tax … More

Hostels in Kolkata, India

7 hostels available. Prices start from $3 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 $22
Cheapest Hostel in Kolkata Bubble Beds with $5.5
Party hostels in Kolkata Bengal Guesthouse (3 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7.4

FAQ about Kolkata Hostels

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