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Featured Hostels in Chennai

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Redlollipop Hostel
Redlollipop Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 129/67 RK Mutt Road, Chennai
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This hostel is located in Chennai (Mylapore Tiruvallikk), close to Kapaleeswarar Temple, Chennai Citi Center Mall and San Thome Cathedral. Also nearby are Theosophical ...
Zostel Chennai
Zostel Chennai
New No 120, Old No 61, Varun Villa, Chennai
4.5/5 (6 reviews)

Amazing place!

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2018
Located in Central Chennai, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Music Academy, Consulate General of the United States, Chennai and Marina Beach. Chennai ...
2.0 out of 5.0 2nd Floor, Modern Towers, Chennai
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4.5/5 (2 reviews)
Located in Royapettah, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Consulate General of the United States, Chennai, Chennai Citi Center Mall and Kapaleeswarar Temple. ...
Hostel11 Elliot's Beach
Hostel11 Elliot's Beach
2.0 out of 5.0 55 Annai Velankanni Road, Chennai
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This hostel is located in Chennai (Mylapore Tiruvallikk), close to Elliot's Beach, Marundeeswarar Temple and Theosophical Society Headquarters. Also nearby are ...

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The Residency Towers

The Residency Towers

115 Sir Thyagaraya Road, T Nagar, Chennai
    5.0 out of 5.0
    4.2 out of 5 (281 reviews)

    The Residency TowersRs5,440

    The Residency TowersRs5,440
    The Leela Palace Chennai

    The Leela Palace Chennai

    175 Sathya Dev Avenue Extn, Chennai
      5.0 out of 5.0
      4.7 out of 5 (266 reviews)

      The Leela Palace ChennaiRs9,000

      The Leela Palace ChennaiRs9,000

      What Is a Hostel?

      If you're hoping to find low-cost places to stay in Chennai, a hostel could be a great option for you. These dorm-style accommodation options come in quite a few different forms, but all of them have three main qualities in common:

      • Low prices
      • A social setting
      • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)

      By going with a hostel in Chennai, you can cut your spending on accommodation and set aside more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your holiday. You can check out the temples and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

      When Is the Best Time to Visit Chennai?

      Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats that may be helpful:

      • The hottest months are typically May and June, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 35° C and night-time temperatures average 22° C
      • April-June: 39° C is the daytime average and 26° C is the night-time average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 37° C and night-time averages are around 26° C
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 34° C during the day and 23° C at night
      • Average rainfall is 1228 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Chennai?

      Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places to visit:

      Natural Features
      • Guindy National Park
      • Mahishamardini Rock Cut Mandapa
      Cultural Attractions
      • Raja Muthiah Hall
      • Government Museum
      • Theosophical Society Headquarters
      • Phoenix Market City
      • Ampa Skywalk Mall
      • Express Avenue

      Overall, Chennai is known for its:

      • Temples
      • Shopping
      • Cafes
      • Cultural attractions
      • Churches
      • Entertainment
      • University life
      • Live music

      How to Get to Chennai and Around the Area

      You can fly into the nearest airport in Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.), located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transport during your trip. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Chennai Pazhavanthangal Station, Chennai St. Thomas Mount Station or Chennai Guindy Station.