This was the first place I stayed in upon arrival in Pakistan and it was excellent. It is very clean and brilliant value for money for backpackers. The rooftop is great and I spent many long hours lounging there. But the main reason it is so good is the staff particularly Zakir who was pretty much running the hostel day to day when I arrived. I am woman who was travelling in Pakistan on my own and the hostel goes out of its way to ensure that women feel safe and comfortable there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Regale Internet Inn is located 10 meters from Regale Chowk the centre of Modern Lahore. All of the main sights of Lahore can be found within walking distance of the Inn; The magnificent Badshahi Mosque and Old fort complex and the intriguing old walled city of Lahore as well as the Lahore museum with its historic Kims Gun. A 15 minute walk will bring you to either of the famous food street of Lahore Anarkali or Gawal Mandi, where you can enjoy Pakistani and Afghani dishes. The Inn is owned and run by Malik and his sons. Malik a friendly enthusiastic host can provide many insights into Lahore. As a former journalist he has many contacts with the local community; which he uses to ensure that the guests have an interesting stay at Regale. One particular highlight is the Thursday evening trip to see Sufi drummers in a local shrine. On a Saturday night Pakistani culture comes to the regale inn as regular music events are held with Sufi and Qawali musicians ... more less