Home > Top 5 Pocket-Friendly Hostels in Rishikesh in 2022

Hrishikesh or Rishikesh, the city of Dehradun, is one of the most popular places in Northern India. Also known as “Yoga Capital City of the World” and “Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas,” the pilgrimage town is considered one of the holiest places for Hindus. Since ancient times, several saints and sages have visited Rishikesh to seek wisdom and spirituality.

The joy and calmness of the city have attracted all generations. And, when it comes to Gen Z, Rishikesh is something youngsters can’t resist. Travelers worldwide explore Rishikesh. Some prefer solo, while others choose Rishikesh as a group tour destination. Regarding accommodation, many options are available, including hotels, homestays, resorts, and hostels.

Hostels in Rishikesh are the best choice to stay in while traveling solo or with friends. If you have searched this blog, obviously, you too are planning a trip to Rishikesh. See, VBee knows everything! LOL! Continuing your search, here is the list of the top five affordable hostels in Rishikesh.


goSTOPS claims itself as the best backpacker hostel in Rishikesh. There are two goSTOPS hostels in Rishikesh. One is located just 350 meters away from the famous Lakshman Jhula of Rishikesh, while the other is in Rishikesh Tapovan.


Per Night Prices (as of 28-06-2022):

  1.  Dorms: starting at INR 749 (Lakshman Jhula) and INR 349 (Rishikesh Tapovan)
  2.  Private Room: starting at INR 2599 (Lakshman Jhula) and INR 1799 (Rishikesh Tapovan)

Amenities: AC, Common Area, WiFi, Geyser, Indoor Games, Laundry, Linen, Lockers, Luggage Room, Mountain View, 24/7 Front Desk, Towels, and Washroom.

Special Offers: Pet-friendly and free cancellation before 24 hours.

Contact Number: 7428882828, 9354916262

Instagram Handle: gostops

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/1ksP6a2z8SCqCvud8


Madpackers is the best option for you if you are a Bohemian soul. The warm staff and spiritual vibes make Madpackers comfortable yet adventurous vacay in Rishikesh.


Location: Jaipur Inn, Near Lakshman Jhula.

Per Night Prices (as of 28-06-2022):

  1.     Dorms: starting at INR 550
  2.     Private Room: starting at INR 2000

Amenities: Security Lockers, Free WiFi, 24/7 Reception, Hot Water, In-house Restaurant, and Non-Smoking Rooms.

Special offers: Special dorms and ensuites are also available.

Contact Number: 8800265725

Instagram Handle: madpackers

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/mCNtHkA4RT5WeA729


Moustache hostels claimed themselves as luxurious yet affordable stays in Rishikesh. The bag packer hostel Moustache also provides rejuvenating services like Yoga, Sauna, and steam.


Location: Opp. Deccon Valley Apartments NH58, Badrinath Highway, Tapovan, Rishikesh

Per Night Prices (as of 28-06-2022):

  1.     Dorms: starting at INR 649
  2.     Private Room: starting at INR 3499

Amenities: 24 Hour Check-in, Air Conditioning, Indoor Swimming Pool, Restaurant, WiFi Internet, and Yoga Room.

Special offers: Separate pools for adults and kids, special accommodation, and Yoga Center.

Contact Number: 8929100705

Instagram Handle: moustachescapes

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/dBgAmgmsx6LCa2vJA

The Hosteller Max

Located near Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, The Hosteller is a 15 rooms spacious city hostel. The authentic bag packer vibe of The Hosteller makes it different from other backpacker hostels in the city.


Location: 171, Laxman Jhula, Tapowan, Tehri Garhwal, Rishikesh

Per Night Prices (as of 28-06-2022):

  1.     Dorms: starting at INR 729
  2.     Private Room: starting at INR 2560

Amenities: WiFi, Extra Mattress, Lockers, Common Area, Check-In-Desk, Housekeeping, and Storage.

Special offers: Giant Terrace Café, located close to the bus stand and railway station.

Contact Number: 9810187717

Instagram Handle: thehosteller

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/vseJQnBCQT1oKWnD8

Joey’s Hostel

In Tapovan, Joey’s Hostel is a vibe to live in Rishikesh. The mesmerizing view of mountains from the rooftop café of Joey’s hostel hits different. It is located within walking distance from Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh.


Location: Opp. Vedas Hotel, Badrinath Road, Rishikesh

Per Night Prices (as of 28-06-2022):

  1.     Dorms: starting at INR 550
  2.     Private Room: starting at INR 2000

Amenities: Toilet paper, Walking tours (Extra), Shared lounge/TV area, Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Movie nights, Wake-up service, Board games/Puzzles, Private Bathroom, Shared kitchen, WiFi.

Special offers: Rooftop café, free private parking space, and common TV area

Contact Number: 7217482824

Instagram Handle: joeys_hostel

Directions: https://g.page/joey-s-hostel-rishikesh?share

Adding to the end, almost all of these hostels support adventurous activities and group trekking. You can enjoy famous treks in Rishikesh, including Roopkund Trek, Nag Tibba Trek, Deoria Chandrashila Trek, Kunjapuri Temple Trekking, etc. You can also enjoy water rafting there. While planning a trip, always carry your ID proofs and first aid kits with you.

Tell me in the comment box which is your favorite trek in Rishikesh!

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