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Featured Hostels in Kolkata

The Salvation Army Red  Shield Guest House
2 out of 5
2, Sudder St, Colootola, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal
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The price is CA $68 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31

Located in Dharmatala, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sudder Street and New Market. Eden Gardens and Netaji Indoor Stadium are also within 1 mile (2 ...

2.5/5 (4 reviews)

"Very very bad and poor service😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡"…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2019

The Salvation Army Red Shield Guest House
Offbeat CCU Bunkers
1 out of 5
36/F Topsia Rd, Kolkata, WB
The price is CA $21 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23

Located in Kolkata, this family-friendly hostel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Science City, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Salt Lake Stadium and New Market. Victoria Memorial ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"スタッフが親切 水回りがもう少し綺麗だと良い"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2019

Offbeat CCU Bunkers
Newtown Backpackers
2 out of 5
CC-50,Dipsa co-operative housing society, Action Area-1,Biswa Bangla Gate, Newtown, Kolkata, West Bengal
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Located in New Town, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Rabindra Tirtha and Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. Axis Mall and Mother's Wax Museum are also ...

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Other property types in Kolkata

Hyatt Regency Kolkata

Hyatt Regency Kolkata

5 out of 5
JA 1, Sector 3, Kolkata, West Bengal
The price is CA $80 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 25
4.3/5Excellent! (290 reviews)

"Its amazing!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 8, 2020

Hyatt Regency Kolkata
The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

5 out of 5
15 Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal
The price is CA $112 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 10
4.7/5Exceptional! (476 reviews)

"Serenity in the heart of the city. Beautifully manicured lawns and very well kept facility. The staff were so welcoming, respectful and attentive. A must-stay, bucket list spot when visiting Kolkata."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 20, 2020

The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata
Hotel Park Victoria

Hotel Park Victoria

3 out of 5
55B Mirza Ghalib St, Kolkata, WB
The price is CA $23 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
3.9/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"Everything is good"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Hotel Park Victoria
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find low-cost places to stay in Kolkata, a hostel in town might be a great choice. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Kolkata for a good value, so you can save more for exploring. If you're interested in cultural experiences, you can check out the monuments while you're here.

Hostels in Kolkata

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start:

Offbeat CCU Bunkers - Property features include free Internet, a restaurant, and a bar. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and lockers in all rooms.

The Salvation Army Red Shield Guest House - Located within a 5-minute walk of New Market. Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and linens.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Kolkata?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically April and May, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 94° F and nighttime temperatures average 55° F
  • April-June: 97° F is the daytime average and 72° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 90° F and nighttime averages are around 76° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 89° F during the day and 55° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 92.05 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Kolkata?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • New Market
  • Eden Gardens
  • Victoria Memorial
Natural Features
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Milennium Park
  • Chandpal Ghat
Cultural Attractions
  • Indian Museum
  • Missionaries of Charity's Mother House
  • Asiatic Society

Overall, Kolkata is known for its:

  • Monuments
  • Temples
  • University life
  • Museums
  • Cultural attractions
  • Parks
  • Churches
  • Cafés
  • Riverfront

How to Get to Kolkata and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Kolkata (CCU-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl.), located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away from the city center. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. Nearby metro stations include Central Station, Chandni Chowk Station, and Esplanade Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Kolkata Sealdah Station, Kolkata BBD Bagh Station, or Kolkata Eden Gardens Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Kolkata?
By choosing a hostel you can reduce your spending on accommodations and set aside more of your money for fun things to do during your stay. If you’re interested in cultural experiences, you can check out the monuments while you’re here.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Kolkata?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start: The Salvation Army Red Shield Guest House - Located within a 5-minute walk of New Market. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and linens in all rooms. Offbeat CCU Bunkers - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with towels, showers, and lockers. Newtown Backpackers - Located within a 20-minute walk of Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a restaurant. Rooms come with showers.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Kolkata?
Good weather’s always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually April and May with an average temp of 84°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 70°F. The rainiest months in Kolkata are March, August, July, and September, with each month seeing an average of 16 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Kolkata?
Generally, Kolkata is known for its monuments, temples, and college atmosphere. Major attractions include New Market, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, and Eden Gardens. Get out into nature with places like Botanical Gardens, Maidan, and Deshapriya Park. Cultural attractions include Victoria Memorial, Science City, and Indian Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Kolkata while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Kolkata in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl. Airport (CCU), located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transit to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Central Station, Chandni Chowk Station, and Esplanade Station. To see more of the area, hop on a train at Kolkata Sealdah Station, Kolkata BBD Bagh Station, or Kolkata Eden Gardens Station.

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