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Featured Hostels in Varanasi

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goStops Varanasi
goStops Varanasi
2.0 out of 5.0 Plot No. B-20/47, A-2, Vijayanagaram Colony, Bhelupur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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4.3/5 (3 reviews)
Situated in Varanasi, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Harishchandra Ghat and Dasaswamedh ghat. Kashi Vishwanath Temple is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) away.

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Ramada Plaza by Wyndham JHV Varanasi

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham JHV Varanasi

The Mall, Cantonment, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
    5.0 out of 5.0
    3.7 out of 5 (173 reviews)

    Ramada Plaza by Wyndham JHV VaranasiRs6,999

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    Ramada Plaza by Wyndham JHV VaranasiRs6,999
    Taj Ganges, Varanasi

    Taj Ganges, Varanasi

    Nadesar Palace Grounds, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
      5.0 out of 5.0
      4.1 out of 5 (204 reviews)

      Taj Ganges, VaranasiRs6,900

      31 Oct-1 Nov

      Taj Ganges, VaranasiRs6,900

      What Is a Hostel?

      If you're looking for low-cost places to stay in Varanasi, a hostel could be a great choice. These dorm-style accommodation options come in quite a few shapes and sizes, but all of them have three main things in common:

      • Budget-friendly prices
      • A social setting
      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

      By choosing a hostel in Varanasi, you can spend less on accommodation and save more of your money for going out during your trip. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its temples, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.

      When Is the Best Time to Visit Varanasi?

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

      • The hottest months are typically May and April, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 38° C and night-time temperatures average 13° C
      • April-June: 42° C is the daytime average and 22° C is the night-time average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 36° C and night-time averages are around 25° C
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 35° C during the day and 13° C at night
      • Average rainfall is 32 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Varanasi?

      Depending on what interests you, you might like these places to visit:

      • Bharat Mata
      • Dharmarajika Stupa
      • Mulagandha Kuti Vihara Monastery
      Additional Attractions
      • JVH Mall
      • Sarlath Museum
      • Vishwanatha Temple

      In general, Varanasi is known for its:

      • Temples
      • Monuments
      • Riverfront
      • Rowing
      • Archaeological sites
      • Yoga

      How to Get to Varanasi and Around the Area

      You'll find the nearest airport in Varanasi (VNS-Babatpur), located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city centre. Once you're on the ground, you may want to use public transport to get around. If you're eager to explore more of the surrounding area, make your way to Varanasi Junction Station to hop on a train.