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Featured Hostels in Mumbai

Indie Stays
2 out of 5
297 CST ROAD, NEXT TO CENTRUM HOUSE, Kalina (East), Mumbai, MH
Free cancellation
The price is Rs2,474 per night from 26 Mar to 27 Mar

Located in Bandra Kurla complex, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Bandra Kurla Complex and University of Mumbai. U.S. Consulate General and JioGarden ...

3.6/5Good! (22 reviews)

"My experience at this place was not good. We were not given water when asked. People were so rude. There was no professionalism in their conduct."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2021

Indie Stays
New Shahana - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
Shop no.5, Marol Maroshi Road, Marol, Andheri (E), Mumbai, Maharashtra
The price is Rs600 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Located in Marol, this hostel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from MIDC Industrial Estate and within 3 miles (5 km) of Powai Lake and Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Hiranandani ...

2.1/5 (29 reviews)
Disgusting third quality place (not hotel)

"100% unfit for family. Misleading photos on Orbitz. Filthy, disgusting"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul 2018

New Shahana - Hostel
Zostel Mumbai
2 out of 5
Karotra Niwas, Near Prime Academy, Off Military Road, Marol. Andheri, East, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Free cancellation
The price is Rs849 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Located in Marol, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from MIDC Industrial Estate and within 3 miles (5 km) of Powai Lake and Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Hiranandani ...

3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
Avoid at all reasons

"Close to airport so thuoght will be good to stay before early flight. The staff were very nice but all the other things were bad. The private room we booked was dirty. The flour was sticky, the walls were with stains all over, blankets without cover, matress hard and bed making nise on every turn. ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2019

Zostel Mumbai
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Zara Dormitory
2 out of 5
Near Metro Station, Behind Nityan Hotel, Milind Nagar, Asalfa, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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Located in Sakinaka, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Phoenix Market City Mall, Bandra Kurla Complex and KidZania Mumbai. Powai Lake and Hiranandani Business ...

Zara Dormitory
Udupi Dormitory
1.5 out of 5
Ghatkopar Andheri Link Rd, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra
The price is Rs399 per night from 31 Mar to 1 Apr

Located in Sakinaka, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Phoenix Market City Mall, Bandra Kurla Complex and Powai Lake. KidZania Mumbai and Hiranandani Business ...

Udupi Dormitory
Hotel New Elite Inn
2 out of 5
Plote No. C20, Pawne MIDC, TCC Industrial Area,Savita chemical road, Navi Mumbai, maharashtra
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,467 per night from 20 Mar to 21 Mar

Situated in Navi Mumbai, this hostel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Kharghar Hills and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Reliance Corporate Park. Inorbit Mall is 3 mi (4.8 km) away. ...

Hotel New Elite Inn
Awesome Dormitory
2 out of 5
No. 3 1st Floor, Andheri-Ghatkoper Road, Near Sakinaka Metro Station, Mumbai, Maharashtra
The price is Rs299 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Located in Sakinaka, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Phoenix Market City Mall, Bandra Kurla Complex and Powai Lake. Hiranandani Business Park - Powai ...

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"No Breakfast Was provided. It was mentioned while booking."…"

Reviewed on 22 Dec 2020

Awesome Dormitory
Hotel Midland
2.5 out of 5
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Santacruz (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,000 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Located in Santacruz, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Linking Road, Juhu Beach and Bandra Kurla Complex. U.S. Consulate General and University of Mumbai ...

3.4/5Good! (112 reviews)
Best Hotel for shirt stay

"I know this hotel so well that is why I wanted to book this hotel. It us friendly and near tho airport, shops and restaurants Clean and excellent staff and very safe."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2019

Hotel Midland
New Vasantashram
1.5 out of 5
232 Narsinh Mansion, 3rd floor, Lokmanya Tilak marg, Mumbai
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Located in Kalbadevi, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Crawford Market and Mohammed Ali Road. Bombay Hospital and Chor Bazaar are also within 1 mile ...

New Vasantashram
Almas Dormitory Andheri
2 out of 5
1st Floor, Bhaktawar Bldg, SV Road, near Railway Station, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,299 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Situated in Mumbai, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute, Juhu Beach and ISKCON Temple. NESCO ...

Almas Dormitory Andheri
Welcome Guest House
1 out of 5
Sant Savata Mali Marg,Opp Gloria Church, Hotel Heritage Compound,Byculla East, Mumbai
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,620 per night from 5 Mar to 6 Mar

Located in the heart of Mumbai, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Prince Aly Khan Hospital, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Mahalaxmi Temple and Saifee Hospital. ...

2.5/5 (2 reviews)

"Nothing good about this place , very congested bed"…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2019

Welcome Guest House
Locomo Hostel - Mumbai Airport
2 out of 5
Monghibai Rd, Mumbai, MH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,499 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar

Located in Park Road, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Linking Road, Juhu Beach and ISKCON Temple. University of Mumbai is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away. Mumbai ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)

"LOCOMO hostel is one of the best places I have ever been to. The guys who are managing this place are so cooperative and amazing. Also, this place has amazing vibes and facilities! You cannot leave this place without a smile on your face and a very satisfied stay. P.s - The MAIN - BURPHY & LOCO. ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 May 2019

Locomo Hostel - Mumbai Airport
Royal Guest House
2 out of 5
Old Mumbai-Agra Rd, Bhiwandi, MH
The price is Rs1,500 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Situated in Bhiwandi, this hostel is within 12 miles (20 km) of Jupiter Hospital, Viviana Mall and Korum Mall. Masunda Lake and Titwala Ganesh Mandir are also ...

Royal Guest House
Ocean Dormitory
1.5 out of 5
7, Sultan Market, Andheri Ghatkopar, Link Road, Next to Hotel Magnet Sakinaka, Mumbai, MH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,000 per night from 11 Mar to 12 Mar

Situated in Mumbai, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Phoenix Market City Mall, Bandra Kurla Complex and Powai Lake. KidZania Mumbai and Hiranandani Business ...

3.3/5 (3 reviews)
Big no no

"Take my advice and avoid this place at all costs. Unless you want to suffocate yourself to sleep. The owners refuse to switch on the AC despite the fact that it's an all AC dormitory. Imagine living with no ventilation and no AC the whole damn morning everyday. I wish you luck and my condolences ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

Ocean Dormitory
Basti - A Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
Krishna Kunj, Mumbai, MH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs1,899 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Located in Santacruz, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Linking Road and within 3 miles (5 km) of Juhu Beach and Bandra Kurla Complex. Lilavati Hospital and ...

Basti - A Backpackers Hostel
Sleep Well Dormitory
Second Floor, Above BJP Office, Dhara, Dham Soc, 90 ft rd, Sakinaka, Mumbai, MH
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Located in Sakinaka, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Phoenix Market City Mall, Bandra Kurla Complex and Powai Lake. Hiranandani Business Park - Powai ...

Sleep Well Dormitory
Hotel Manhar Residency
1 out of 5
C1 Kohinoor Appartment, N.C Kelkar Road, Ranade road Corner Near Nakshtra Mall, Mumbai, MH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,999 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Located in Dadar, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plaza Cinema, Shivaji Park and Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple. Siddhi Vinayak Temple and P.D. Hinduja ...

1/5 (1 review)

"No where on the reservation did it state that there are no girls allowed to stay in the dorms. I’m a solo female traveller who arrived here at 1am only to be turned away and left with my bags on the street. No help from the owner at all, not even allowed me to use the wifi to book another place. ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019

Hotel Manhar Residency
The UniContinental
2 out of 5
3rd Road, Next to Khar Railway Station, Khar (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra
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Located in Khar, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Linking Road, Juhu Beach and Bandra Kurla Complex. U.S. Consulate General and Lilavati Hospital are ...

2.2/5 (42 reviews)

"My booking id was 7276701477933.but hotel is told me have no room. Please confirm it from hotel. Very bed experience in my life"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2017

The UniContinental
Backpacker Panda Colaba
2 out of 5
15, Walton road, Near Bata showroom, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,713 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar

Located in Colaba, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Colaba Causeway and Gateway of India. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum and Bombay Hospital are ...

3.5/5Good! (6 reviews)
No WIFI , they are liars!

"Avoid this hostel, no wifi, rude staff specially a guy named *Animesh and a young lady . They were laughing at me , unlucky I understand the language. Owner should check on cameras and see the sloppy place the stuff runs."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2019

Backpacker Panda Colaba
Eden Guest House & Dormitory - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
Shop no. 2 A, opp. Seven Hills Hospital, Marol Maroshi Rd, Andheri (E), Mumbai, Maharashtra
The price is Rs1,900 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar

Located in Marol, this hostel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from MIDC Industrial Estate and within 3 miles (5 km) of Powai Lake and Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Hiranandani ...

1.5/5 (4 reviews)
stay away for your own good!

"worst experience so far. room, amenities, staff is not at all you would expect in a hotel not even in dorm. they throw your luggage on the road, etc. in short, stay away..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2014

Eden Guest House & Dormitory - Hostel
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Trident Bandra Kurla Mumbai

Trident Bandra Kurla Mumbai

5 out of 5
C-56, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, Maharashtra
The price is Rs5,000 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
4.6/5Wonderful! (573 reviews)

"Staff was really caring and so cooperative. Breakfast was so yummy and well prepared and placed."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

Trident Bandra Kurla Mumbai
Sofitel Mumbai BKC Hotel

Sofitel Mumbai BKC Hotel

5 out of 5
C-57, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra
The price is Rs4,800 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
4.6/5Exceptional! (709 reviews)

"Awesome property, nice staff vary greatly appreciated"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2021

Sofitel Mumbai BKC Hotel
Taj Lands End

Taj Lands End

5 out of 5
Byramji Jeejeebhoy Road, Bandstand, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
The price is Rs4,500 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (740 reviews)

"Excellent staff and service, focus on cleanliness"…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

Taj Lands End
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Mumbai, one of the 33 hostels here might be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Mumbai for good value, so you can save your budget for exploring. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Mumbai?

Good weather's always better when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically May and November, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 31° C and night-time temperatures average 19° C
  • April-June: 33° C is the daytime average and 23° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 30° C and night-time averages are around 24° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 32° C during the day and 20° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 2151 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Mumbai?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Mt. Mary Church
  • Siddhi Vinayak Temple
  • Mahalaxmi Temple
Natural Features
  • Powai Lake
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park
  • Elephanta Caves
Cultural Attractions
  • Nehru Planetarium
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum
  • Prithvi Theatre

Overall, Mumbai is known for its:

  • Temples
  • Shopping
  • Cafes
  • Excursions
  • Gardens
  • Bird watching
  • Restaurants

How to Get to Mumbai and Around the Area

You'll find the closest airport in Mumbai (BOM-Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl.), located 1.4 mi (2.3 km) away from the city centre. Once you're on the ground, you might want to make use of public transport. Metro stations nearby include Airport Road Station and Grant Road Station. To check out more of the area, catch a train at Mumbai Ghatkopar Station, Mumbai Vidyavihar Station or Mumbai Vikhroli Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Mumbai?
By going with a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and use more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your stay. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of shapes and sizes, but they all have three main qualities in common, including low prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Mumbai?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start: Indie Stays - Located within a 5-minute walk of Bandra Kurla Complex. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Zostel Mumbai - Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers. New Shahana - Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries and TVs. Awesome Dormitory - 2-minute walk from Saki Naka Station for easy access to public transport. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries. Welcome Guest House - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Mumbai Byculla Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and lockers.
How many hostels will I find in Mumbai?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Mumbai, one of Expedia’s 64 hostels might be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Mumbai?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually May and April, with an average temperature of 28°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 25°C. The rainiest months in Mumbai are July, June, August and September, with each month seeing an average of 512 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Mumbai?
Overall, Mumbai is known for its temples, cafes and gardens. Major attractions include Juhu Beach, Haji Ali Dargah and Mohammed Ali Road. Get out into nature with places such as Gorai Beach, Powai Lake and Shivaji Park. Cultural attractions include Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum, Nehru Science Centre and Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Mumbai while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Mumbai in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Mumbai (BOM-Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl.), located 1.2 mi (2 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to use public transport during your trip. Take advantage of metro transport at Saki Naka Station, Asalpha and Marol Naka Station. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Mumbai Ghatkopar Station, Mumbai Vidyavihar Station or Mumbai Vikhroli Station.