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    Welcome to International Travellers’ Hostel!

The Hostel

International Travellers’ Hostel (ITH) offers you a unique experience – here you get the chance to stay with a local family. We’ve combined the best of a modern backpackers’ hostelwhere you can meet like-minded travellerswith the warmth of a homestay, giving you the opportunity to acquaint with our culture.

We aim to provide our guests with a memorable and pleasant stay – with a touch of homeliness and the care of a family.  Read the full hostel story →

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Our Rooms

While our spacious Cottage and the Luxury Room are designed for a retreat, the value-for-money Deluxe Dorms are cozy. The Basic Double Room & Standard Dorm offer value to the ones on a tight budget, and Tent is for the adventurous hearts.

The Cottage

A beautiful quiet cottage for up to 4 persons


Basic Double Room

Sleeps 2, Fan-cooled

Luxury Room – Featured Image

Luxury Double (En-suite)

Sleeps 2, King Bed.

Deluxe Mixed Dorm

Deluxe Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 5, Single Bed, Air-conditioned.

Rs.490/person per night
Deluxe Female Dorm

Deluxe Female Dorm

Sleeps 4, Single Bed, Air-conditioned.

Rs.490/person per night
Standard Mixed Dorm – Featured Image

Standard Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4, Bunk Beds, Fan-cooled.

Rs.390/person per night
Tent – Featured Image

Basic 2-Person Tent

Sleeps 2, Pitched in the Garden.

Diverse accommodation choices – Tent, AC & fan-cooled Dorms and Luxury Room
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Fast Wi-Fi

Free, fast Wi-Fi access across all floors.


Lockers are available to use with our Dorms & Tent for free.

Peaceful Location

We’re located in a peaceful and quiet alleyway, very close to Varanasi Junction train station.

Shared Desktop

We offer a Desktop PC that you can use to access the Internet if you’re not carrying a device of your own.

Washing Machine

Laundry Machine can be used for a fee of Rs.50 per use. Wash detergent can either be purchased from us or you may use your own.

Airport Transfer

We offer airport pick-up and drop for a fee of Rs.1,200 per trip.

Varanasi Boat Tours

Old city of Varanasi is a beautiful place with magnificent riverside and on-river views – unmatched by anything else in the world!

We offer an offbeat Varanasi Travel Guide on our Travel Guides & Stories portal The Yellow Tuk-Tuk. Whilst our guide is designed for independent backpackers who prefer exploring unknown places on their own, we also offer on-demand morning and evening city tours for anyone who may fancy.

Each tour is about 2 hours long and costs Rs.300 /tour per person.


Note: Price mentioned only includes our staff’s guidance fee. Cost of transportation, e.g. rickshaw, tuk-tuk, boat ride, etc. will be extra.

Sunrise Boat Tour

Video Tour

Take a peek inside our hostel.

Our Menu

Food for the love of your taste buds!
Check out our delicious vegetarian / vegan menu on ITH Bistro’s website.

Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

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Guest Reviews

Great Hostel, very calm and clean. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. A great retreat from the busy streets. Will recommend to others visiting Varanasi! Thanks!
Michael's Review
MichaelSolo traveller from the UK
ITH is a retreat hostel. Dada and Rajesh made me feel at home – it didn't feel like a hostel at all. Dada is an amazing person – a caring manager. The hostel was spotless and the food – delicious!! Thanks so much Dada & the team! xxxx
Cintia's Review
CintiaSolo traveller from Brazil
Awesome hostel, Awesome masala tea and even better staff! Thanks for everything!
Casey & Dylan's Review
Casey & DylanFriends from Oz

Varanasi Travel Guide

View our offbeat Varanasi Travel Guide on The Yellow Tuk-Tuk.

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