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Shimla Youth Hostel

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Near Police Post Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
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Shimla Youth Hostel
Ranked #26 of 86 Specialty Lodging in Shimla
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Good place to stay, friendly staff who would stretch their ' rules' to help you. I arrived early & they allowed me without ant extra charge. Food is prepared as your taste buds desire. Good place to stay, nice atmosphere, nice location

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Also known as Hotel Satkar, this place is accredited by the Youth Hostel Association of India but don't go expecting a hostel dormitory youthful feel. This you will find at the YMCA Simla. Shimla Youth Hostel is a misnomer. It is just another budget Indian hotel that enjoys its elevated location close to the Ridge, maybe a 10 minute walk... More

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Address: Near Police Post Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30

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