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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Best ice cream and we went to two on the island. The shop is adorable with a few island treasures, but also a beautiful fish tank. As we walked in I was told it was all handmade ice cream and I believe it was the owner who served us and he was very pleasant! Prices are a little high, which... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Hiiii all bacpackers and newly people who want stay in Nirvana hostel i recomend all pls don't stay here I will told all of us the real story of Nirvana , I am an ex-employee of Nirvana since sept2012-janaury2013 the owner of Nirvana sreejesh and his gf johana they just believe in money how to spend ur money in there... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I stayed at the hostel when it was called Nirvana Hostel at the beginning of 2013. It has a nice relaxing area and is nicely decorated. However, the rooms do not keep what was promised. There is much better value for money in other parts of the town. Walls were only wooden in the room we stayed and you could... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Don't stay here unless you really need to save money and don't mind bad service or (for girls and women) sexual harassment. (A side note: Holy Cow Hostel is the SAME as Nirvana Hostel. I have no idea why the same place has two names..) I was on a budget during my last trip to India, so I stayed here... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

So if you like staff with attitude and to reuse bed covers that have not been washed and smell then this is the place for you!  The only reason I give the service a "poor" rating instead of a "terrible" one is that there was one gentleman there who was most helpful and did not act like he was in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

The advertised free airport pick up which was not free but cost 500 RS. Water was out for >24 hrs in my room. Be aware: Don't let them book your train, the front desk man needed to be reminded three times and lost three pieces of paper that I put my details on. Finally after they forgot it for hours... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

up a rocky backroad, with a few stray growling dogs outside. was overpriced for the location especially if you just turn up you could add a few hundred rupees on. the cooking area was NOT clean.food was very basic. if you buy form reception it will be over priced. a bottle of beer for example was 150 R when it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We stayed at the Nirvana Hostel in Delhi for one night in July 2012. To sum up the experience in one word - horrendous. Don't stay here. As we were travelling home the next day all we wanted was a shower. This turned out to be wishful thinking as there was NO running water for the duration of our stay... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

The room was so so hot and there is only very hot water in the taps. Air con broke and the guys did nothin about it. Also - there were mice all over the place. The room was pretty clean though and the service was at least very friendly. Just a shame the place hasn't been looked after.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

we saw a rat in their kitchen where they cook their free dinner and breakfast!! the place is so dirty and does not look like the way in the pictures online at all. we checked in on 24th/may/2012 the area is dirty and very chaotic. At night at around 8pm there was no running water in the tap and light... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The real backpackers hostel, FREE breakfast, FREE dinner, FREE wifi, parties on the rooftop garden & lounge area. It´s VERY NEAR TO THE METRO STATION, EASY TO ACCESS TO ANY TOURIST ATTRACTION, reliable, clean, safe and especially warm and friendly with a cozy atmosphere which you can't find in the town!

Sunny (from Kerala, India), studied doctor in Europe and decided to open a hostel in India which reflects the traditions and cultural atmosphere of this marvelous country, it´s safe, clean and has an atmosphere of a modern hostel.
Our unbeatable set of facilities includes big sitting area to chill out, party garden with BBQ, free wifi Internet access all over the place, and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holy Cow Hostel

Address: E - 23, New Delhi 110030, India (Formerly Nirvana Hostel)
Location: India > National Capital Territory of Delhi > New Delhi
Price Range: $7 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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