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ITH Vintage Homestay Common Room

ITH Vintage Homestay Is, Sadly, Shutting Down

There have been many casualties—big & small—caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. The fallout of the lockdowns is evident everywhere. As a business we have been going through challenging times since the mid of March. Although we have managed to pay … Read More

Coronavirus Graphic

Coronavirus Notice

Reservations not accepted until 31.05.2020 Varanasi went into a lockdown on 23.03. and 24.03.2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Then in the evening of March 24th the Prime Minister of India announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown. Currently the 1.3 billion … Read More

Suvra Chowdhury

Condolences to Suvra Chowdhury

We want to extend our heartfelt condolences to our ex-staff member Suvra (a.k.a. Suvro) Chowdhury who in a tragic incident lost his beloved fiancée just days ago. … Read More

Advantages of Staying in Hostels Guests Chilling in Common Room

Advantages of Staying in Hostels

Backpackers’ hostels have come a long way from what used to be just places of cheap lodging to save money. Hostels are made for travellers, often by other travellers. Today’s hostels are more synonymous with a lifestyle. Our friends over … Read More

Premium Vegan & Cruelty-free Toiletries at Varanasi Hostel

Vegan and Cruelty-Free Toiletries

Delivering the best of hostelling experience has been our motto since the beginning. We are excited to announce the introduction of cruelty-free vegan toiletries to our amenities’ set. Our private room guests will be provided with a free premium set. … Read More

Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfast & Meals at Varanasi Hostel

Vegetarian/Vegan Breakfast at ITH

Since the very beginning we have considered, reconsidered, and then each time dropped the idea of free buffet-style breakfast. Instead we choose to serve homemade food that is made to order. This ensures that at ITH you always receive high-quality … Read More

Ashish Verma Childhood Photo with His Father Raj Kamal Verma

International Paying Guest House

Where today stands the International Travellers’ Hostel (ITH Cantt), once stood the International ‘Paying Guest House’. ITH, essentially speaking, is a restart of the former paying guest house which existed about 2 decades before its modern successor. The International Paying Guest House belonged … Read More

Tent Camping in Varanasi

Camping in Varanasi

Since starting out as the first of its kind backpackers’ hostel in Varanasi (and possibly all of northern India), our aim has been to offer the best and most diverse range of accommodation options to our guests. We have been … Read More

Varanasi Hostel Superior Double Room at ITH

A Luxurious Hostel Room

Superior Double Bedroom Back in the beginning of the second quarter of 2014 when we planned the private double room of our hostel, we had our minds set – the room had to be unique and luxurious. The challenge was … Read More

Best Backpackers' Travellers' Hostel in Varanasi India

Best Backpackers’ Hostels in India

We started out small & modest back in January of 2013. ITH was the first independent backpackers hostel in all of northern India. Since then we have made steady progress to become one of the best backpackers hostels in India. Being … Read More