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Youth Hostel Kolkata

1D, Hem Dey Lane | (Adjacent to Rabindra Bharati University, B.T.Road), Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 050, India
Youth Hostel Kolkata
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was our 3rd time to stay for two weeks in the Youth Hostel with 20 Dutch students (16 yrs). We love the place. The Hostel is neat and clean. The food is great, and they are always trying to cater to our wishes. The staff is friendly and helpfull. The owners make sure that we feel like being with... More 

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Billings, Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was having some major travel problems when a friend had their passport stolen upon arrival. I had informally booked with the hostel through email for a couple nights, but when I arrived, I searched for hours for a taxi that knew where this was at. In the end, we had to find another place, as no taxi could find... More 

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Y0H0K, Public Relations Manager at Youth Hostel Kolkata, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are really sorry for making you fill uncomfortable. As a matter of fact we have accepted your booking with a belief that you’ll pay on arrival. Booking was for one person and you have arrived alone. But later your friend arrived and wanted to share room with you. So we have asked to make entry in our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there for one week and beside being a bit further away from the centre it was a good stay. Rooms are very big and are cleaned every day, WiFi is available (though not in the rooms upstairs), the area is nice and safe. Food and staff are alright. The house rules are very strict (no alcohol, no food... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed at YHK for our one night in Kolkata and while it is away from most of the busier areas of the city the rooms were very clean and comfortable, not to mention the price was very reasonable. The location was helpful to us as it was closer to the airport and we were leaving India the following day.... More 

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Thane, India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Our group of 22 people age range from 40 to 75 years stayed in YHK for 3 nights in Januery2015. Every one liked to stay in YHK. It was excellent and better than what we expected. Rooms are good and clean. The stay was very comfortable with reasonable price. Good food with good serving staff. It is safe. Good hospitality.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

YHK is a truly first-rate hosteling experience, with clean rooms, delicious food and a safe environment. A short walk down a quiet lane from the hustle and bustle of B.T. road, YHK also caters to specific requests ie do you need help shipping items back home? Rana (Owner) is happy to assist..do you like hot Chai after your meal? They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

YHK is located in Sinthi More just minutes from the Dum Dum Metro Station in Northern Calcutta. Although it is a bit of a trek to get to the center of the city, the hostel offers a very safe and clean stay. Safe drinking water is available day and night and the food also caters to the road weary and... More 

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I was on a backpacking trip to the North East with Kolkata as my pit stop. I spent one night each at Youth Hostel Kolkata while going as well as returning. The hostel is very clean. The food is simple, tasty and healthy. The staff is very polite. I felt extremely comfortable and safe in spite of being alone.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This became our base in kolkata. It's not situated in the hectic center so you can escape and retreat whenever you want. The neighborhood is very cute. The hostel is probably the cleanest in India and the food is great. The staff is extremely kind and friendly. Even if not all speak English they do their best to make you... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here - rooms are clean and nice and you can get quite good food at a cheap price, but the service leaves a bad impression on the whole stay. The older man (who probably owns the place) is very nice but he isn't there very often and the guy who runs the place instead is rude... More 

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