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HK Backpackers
2 out of 5
Kot Atma Singh Road, In Front of Bus stand, Amritsar
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs700 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep

This family-friendly Amritsar hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Hall Bazar and Katra Jaimal Singh Market. Golden Temple and Mall of Amritsar are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)

"Found this place online but didn’t actually reserve. I walked to it after getting off the train From Delhi. It was very challenging to find a place to stay for my budget. This place was very budget friendly. I was skeptical about the bed set up. Pretty much they set up a lower level/basement with ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 May 2018

HK Backpackers
Pillow Dormitory
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Situated in Amritsar, this spa hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama and Katra Jaimal Singh Market. Golden Temple and Mall of Amritsar ...

Pillow Dormitory
Manje Bistre Dormitory
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs385 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep

Situated in Amritsar, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Jallianwala Bagh Monument, Golden Temple and Katra Jaimal Singh Market. Mall of Amritsar is 2.1 ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
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"綺麗でよかったです"…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2018

Manje Bistre Dormitory

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Pillow Dormitory
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Situated in Amritsar, this spa hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama and Katra Jaimal Singh Market. Golden Temple and Mall of Amritsar ...

Pillow Dormitory
goStops Amritsar
2 out of 5
1555, Tirath Shah Bhatia Road, Inside, Amritsar, PB
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,165 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep

Situated in Amritsar, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Gurdwara Bibeksar Sahib and Golden Temple. Katra Jaimal Singh Market and Mall of Amritsar are ...

goStops Amritsar
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Hyatt Regency Amritsar

Hyatt Regency Amritsar

4.5 out of 5
The price is Rs4,718 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (458 reviews)

"Excellent location. Right next to the shopping mall. The resturant in the hotel had excellent food however service was very slow. The water temp for rhe shower could have been set higher. Check out was very time consuming.. Other clients had no concept of waiting your turn"…"

Reviewed on 20 Apr 2020

Hyatt Regency Amritsar
Fairfield by Marriott Amritsar

Fairfield by Marriott Amritsar

4 out of 5
The price is Rs2,592 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
4.2/5Excellent! (249 reviews)
Good service

"Everything is good"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Fairfield by Marriott Amritsar
Taj Swarna

Taj Swarna

Plot No. C-3, Opposite Basant Avenue, Outer Circular Road, Amritsar, Punjab
The price is Rs5,605 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
4.4/5Wonderful! (95 reviews)

"Very good hotel with very good courteous staff"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Taj Swarna
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Amritsar, a hostel might be a great choice for you. These dorm-style accommodation options come in lots of shapes and sizes, but they have a few things in common:

  • Low prices
  • A social environment
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

By going with a hostel in Amritsar, you can spend less on accommodation and use more of your trip funds for going out during your trip. If you're interested in cultural experiences, you can check out the temples while you're here.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Amritsar?

Good weather's always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here's a little information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically June and May, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 30° C and night-time temperatures average 5° C
  • April-June: 40° C is the daytime average and 14° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 37° C and night-time averages are around 19° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 33° C during the day and 5° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 652 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Amritsar?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places to visit:

Natural Features
  • Jallianwala Bagh Monument
  • Green Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Central Sikh Museum
  • Partition Museum
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama
Landmarks
  • Gurdwara Kaulsar Sahib
  • Akal Takht
  • Golden Temple

Overall, Amritsar is known for its:

  • Temples
  • Cultural attractions
  • Monuments
  • Forests
  • Wildlife

How to Get to Amritsar and Around the Area

You'll find the closest airport in Amritsar (ATQ-Raja Sansi Intl.), 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. Another option is Lahore (LHE-Allam Iqbal Intl.), located 28 mi (45 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Amritsar?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save more for fun things to do. If you’re interested in cultural experiences, you can check out the temples while you’re here.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of forms, but they have a few qualities in common, including budget prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What are the best hostels in Amritsar?
Based on reviews from our customers, these hostels in Amritsar have the highest ratings: HK Backpackers - Located within a 10-minute walk of Katra Jaimal Singh Market. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries. Manje Bistre Dormitory - Located within a 10-minute walk of Golden Temple and Katra Jaimal Singh Market. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Pillow Dormitory - Located within a 20-minute walk of Katra Jaimal Singh Market. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels in all rooms. Pillow Dormitory - Located within a 20-minute walk of Katra Jaimal Singh Market. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels and linens. GoStops Amritsar - Located within a 20-minute walk of Golden Temple and Katra Jaimal Singh Market. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers and lockers.
How many hostels will I find in Amritsar?
If you’re hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Amritsar, one of Expedia’s 5 hostels might be a great option.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Amritsar?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually June and May, with an average temperature of 29°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 15°C. Average annual precipitation for Amritsar is 658 inches.
What is there to see and do in Amritsar?
In general, Amritsar is known for its temples, monuments and forests. Major attractions include Golden Temple, Katra Jaimal Singh Market and Mall of Amritsar. Get out into nature with places such as Jallianwala Bagh Monument and Green Park. Cultural attractions include Partition Museum, Central Sikh Museum and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Amritsar while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Amritsar in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Amritsar (ATQ-Raja Sansi Intl.), 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Lahore (LHE-Allam Iqbal Intl.), located 28 mi (45 km) away.