7 Hostels in Munnar, India

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Munnar, India. You can choose from 7 Munnar hostels. In total, there are 18 cheap places to stay in Munnar such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $4 for a dorm.

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Munnar 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 Munnar, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Hostels in Munnar for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Munnar for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Munnar? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Munnar alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Munnar. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Munnar (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 are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 Munnar. To help you make friends with Munnar before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Standing proudly along India's Western Ghats, the hill station of Munnar, Kerala, India, is a renowned honeymoon destination and tourist spot. It is famous for its acres of tea plantations that greet you as you continue on your journey up the winding mountain roads to that lead to the many hostels in Munnar, Kerala, India. Located in the state of Kerala, Munnar is widely influenced by the culture of Tamil Nadu and you will experience a pleasant blend of cultures from both states here. The rolling hills are often covered by blankets of mist during the day and there are breathtaking views around virtually every corner of Munnar.

Munnar is a rather small city and driving through the length of the city takes a mere two hours. Within the heart of the city are several bus stations, private tourist vehicles where you can book a vehicle to tour the place, and a host of eateries that cater to different taste buds. The real excitement begins once you step out of the city and visit the outskirts of Munnar. There are quiet, heavily forested areas that will strike you with awe as you drive through the wooded roads towards the more open lakes. Stop off at the Munnar Dam that was once the primary electricity generator for the area. The lake and area surrounding the dam becomes breathtakingly beautiful when clouds form over the horizon and raindrops splash in the lake below while colorful rays dance through the clouds above.

Several tea plantations in Munnar allow visitors to walk through them and also sell different types of tea in small, strategically located stalls. The rolling hills covered with tea plantations resemble a green blanket and work as wonderful backdrops if you'd like a photograph with family or friends. Munnar is famous for its home-grown spices, and there are several homes that open their spice gardens and home stores to tourists for a small fee.

Parks and gardens in Munnar are maintained by the government and by volunteers, and you can enjoy the many flowers the city boasts. If you happen to visit Munnar at the right time, you may also get to see the exotic Neelakurinji flower that blossoms once every twelve years! Plan your trip in advance so that you can enjoy the many sights that Munnar has to offer. There are many hostels in Munnar, Kerala, India, that offer comfortable accommodation at central locations from which you can plan your travel and explore the city's hidden treasures.

Written by local enthusiast for Munnar hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Munnar hostels Joy Barboza

Other Nearby Cities
Kanthalloor Kanthalloor (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Ramakaklmedu Ramakaklmedu (36 Km / 23 mi.)
Vagamon Vagamon (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Kodaikānāl Kodaikānāl (50 Km / 31 mi.)
Thekkady Thekkady (55 Km / 34 mi.)
Kottayam Kottayam (81 Km / 51 mi.)
Ernakulam Ernakulam (86 Km / 53 mi.)

FAQ about Munnar Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Munnar. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Munnar. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Munnar Hostels

A hostel in Munnar costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Munnar with private rooms costs on average $38.

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Travel Tips for Munnar - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Munnar

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Munnar and India.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Munnar