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Shimla Youth Hostel

Near Police Post Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
Shimla Youth Hostel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Ludhiana, India
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Booking is bit problem as I called up and they wanted some booking...thankfully I had friend who deposited booking amount and finally we got a chance to stay here. Bathrooms are super clean (though shared) double room is basic, loved the wooden staircase. Breakfast included.simple and filling.activity room is worth visit. Location is great and price reasonable....go for it.

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Attanagalla, Sri Lanka
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We booked this hotel through internet.Location is good. But after checking they ask extra money that not mention in the web site.very dirty rooms,no hot water.The hotel condition is not worth for their rates.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Seeing that the hostel was associated with a hotel was new but not unexpected. We had booked 2 economy rooms for 1 night. On reaching,it seemed that they had booked 1room for 2nights with some talk of 10% luxury tax(!) However,there were rooms available. Warning-four stories,this building has no lift. When taken to the 4th story, we discovered that room... More 

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

paid for 3 nights stay.. left the Hotel on the 1st night itself.. Hotel owner doesn't know the definition of deluxe and superior deluxe .. No cleanliness .. Expensive Food without quality.. vary bad experience

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a good place to stay. Rooms are very big, neat & clean. Room service is good. The best point is its on lakkar bazar. So 2 min from ridge, mall road. You can park your car near Auckland tunnel.(5 min far) walking. Food is bit expensive in hotel try eating outside.

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Delhi, Delhi, India
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11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

stayed there many times as the location is very nice. near to igmc,lakkar bazaar, the ridge.the service is poor .food is good and cheap. stopped staying there after they gave us a really stinking room with badly smelling sheets.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

It is situated near lekker bazaar.500 mtrs from ridge..good himalayn view from here..staff is friendly..room service is not good..restaurant serving avg..food..many options outside frm here..like punjab dhaba n goofa...ideal for group staying with budget standard...try upper side rooms..

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Dhanbad, India
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33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

our group of friends stayed at this hostel for weeks time. It good time we spent in shimla, As we are YHA members we booked this and also cheap one worth for groups. This is the budget hotel for a large group like we stayed for weeks. Hotel staffs not so friendly and copperative looks like school hostels :) but... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I had a terrible and worse experience staying at the International Youth Hostel Hotel Satkar in Shimla....I am a non member and made my booking through online during my reservation nowhere it was mention that I had to pay the online fee but I was shock upon arrival that they charged me for doing reservation online...hotel staff was rude and... More 

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New Delhi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Being a Life member of YHAI for last twenty years, have stayed in various youth hostels at many locations. SImilarly, being a travel writer as well, traveled to many places around. Hotel Satkar is not worth a Youth Hostel. It is at best a budget hotel, but at a room tariff of Rs 1500 per night (for a normal double-bed... More 

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