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Badrinath Road Opposite Ayur Park, Near SBI Bank Jonk, Tapovan 249201 India
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#2 of 32 Specialty lodging in Tapovan
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All set to explore the mesmerizing town of Rishikesh? Discover the best and let us do the rest. In the foothills of the Himalayas, 800 meters from the Laxman Jhula Bridge, which connects two of the villages of Rishikesh, our hostel is in one of the best locations, Tapovan, a quiet and peaceful area. With easy access to major tourist attractions, supermarkets, ATMs and medical facilities, it is the center of popular cafes, restaurants, yoga schools and ashrams in Rishikesh. We are a team of young travelers and our priority is to make our guests feel welcome and make their stay as pleasant as possible. Help them to know and discover more. When you hear the word hostel, you tend to let go of the luxury that a hotel offers, but our budget hostel is a catch for the facilities it offers. We help you plan your itinerary and organize social activities such as sunrise walks, adventure sports, dance and music events, evening prayers, Ganges Aarti, jam sessions, movie nights, family dinners, city tours, yoga sessions and much more. We offer maximum comfort from the daily perspective of a traveler, which includes a spacious yet cozy common area with an LCD screen for a movie night, speakers for a party night, a small library section, a washroom and a gaming area with various indoor games to spend some great time with your new friends, hangout lobbies, a shared washroom on each floor and a rooftop café with a breathtaking view of the town. Above all, an amiable and welcoming team that is always ready to help. We would love you to come pay us a visit the next time you are in or around Rishikesh to have a memorable experience with our Blue Jay family! Happy Journey
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Restaurant
Bicycle rental
Game room
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Rooftop terrace
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Complimentary tea
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Aman G wrote a review May 2022
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This hostel provide good service and staff was so frndly & helpful. The room was clean and well maintained. Personally I like the this place. In future when I will come to Rishikesh then I will stay in this property... Personally I recommend this property.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Kaajal C wrote a review Apr 2022
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I stayed here as a solo traveller in mid April for 3 nights. When arriving, no information is given to help you get oriented with the place or it's surroundings such as maps or guidance or any verbal info on the activities on offer. They do have a painted map on the side of near the stairs but it is not pointed out. I booked a double room rather than a dorm which was clean and ample. There isn't much space in the bathroom to put toiletries, especially near the sink, but the bed was really comfortable. The plug points near the beds were temperamental and often wouldn't work. I did mention this but nothing was done about it. The lounge/common room was a nice place to chill out and meet others. I went there a few times in the evenings to relax after sightseeing. I stayed there 3 nights however my room wasn't cleaned once despite asking the staff. The front of house staff need to be adequately trained on the surrounding areas. I asked them for guidance on a few things, such as getting to Laxman Jhula, where to buy certain things from but the information somewhat lacked in accuracy. One of the evening staff was particularly rude when I spoke to him in Hindi, that he started laughing at me because he didn't think I would know/understand it. The location is really good, if you take the shortcut (which I realised after doing the long walk to LJ) it takes around 7-10 mins to get to Laxman Jhula. There are a number of restaurants close by and tour operators. Overall I think you could probably get better value for your money in places that have a few more activities on for guests.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Room Tip: good location, upper floors are more quiet.
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Sigma22 wrote a review Nov 2021
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I stayed in standard double bed room for 2 days. I booked the room when I reached there at around 1 pm. The price was 1680 (inclusive of taxes). The same room was for 2240 if booked in advance. So when I asked to book for 2 days, they were demanding more money for the next day (2240 instead of 1680). I took the gamble of booking the same room next day in the morning at around 9 am for which they still were asking 2240 but thanks a lot to Nikhil (He does the night duty) at the reception who requested the higher authorities and got me the room for the same price (1680). Had a good chat with him too. All the best to you Nikhil if you are reading this. The room was properly cleaned (bed sheets, pillow covers and washroom). The cafe's food was good too. USP was the roof they have at the top but Ganga or Laxman Jhula are not visible. Parking is at your own risk. Their is ample parking space outside their property and I think its pretty safe. Getting your vehicle downhill from the main road can be tricky. So do consider your driving skills while getting your vehicle down. Laxman jhula is 12 minutes walk away. I had my bike so I cannot comment much about connectivity but their are a lot of shared auto rickshaws running just 1 minute walk away from the hostel. Jumpin Heights booking office is 2 minutes walk away. Ram Jhula is 1.2 kms away.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Afaque wrote a review Oct 2021
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One of the most amazing hostel, i have been to, where it's common area is so interactive, so that we can meet different people while chilling out there, Talkin' about dorms, it has an amazing view of mountains, and the point to notice, cleanliness is on top notch. Their cafe and rooftop area is one of the great place to have something for evening beverages
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Hotel Once Again, Owner at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh
Responded 23 Oct 2021
Hi Afaque, Thank you for staying with us and for the review. We thrive to give clean, friendly and affordable stay to young travelers like you. We are glad we succeeded in your case. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to host you again in the near future. Cheers!
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SCRAPPED FILMS wrote a review Oct 2021
Kanpur, India12 contributions
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I alongside my mates stayed at the Dormitory, The Mattresses were comfortable, the Cleanliness and Hygiene was well maintained. Despite the occupancy of 6 people in the room, the room didn't feel claustrophobic or small. The storage space was enough to hold all of my bags and photography equipment. Food is Awesome, and so are the Views, Don't skip the Photographs..
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: The Twin Bed Room on the Top Floor has the best View and the Maximum Space. Prefer Window Facing...
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Response from Hotel Once Again, Owner at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh
Responded 23 Oct 2021
Hi Scrapped Films, Thank you for staying with us and for the review. We thrive to give clean, friendly and affordable stay to young travelers like you. We are glad we succeeded in your case. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to host you again in the near future. Cheers!
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Shreyansh wrote a review Oct 2021
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One of the Best And Premium Hostel and Stay in Rishikesh. Loved the vibe and staff is very professional and helpful. Would always come and stay here whenever I come to Rishikesh Again. What Makes Blujay Hostel different is the that we meet lot of like minded and friendly travelling people who like socializing and making memories. Would recommend to everyone.👍
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Hotel Once Again, Owner at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh
Responded 23 Oct 2021
Hi Curiousrey, Thank you for staying with us and for the review. We thrive to give clean, friendly and affordable stay to young travelers like you. We are glad we succeeded in your case. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to host you again in the near future. Cheers!
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Khiska b wrote a review Oct 2021
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The absolute best Travel Hostel in Rishikesh. From cleanliness to the community ,from the dynamic common room to the peaceful top area this hostel is the highest rated for the reason. This was my 8th trip to Rishikesh but my first time staying here and I kept wondering why I hadn't been here earlier. Also add to all the above the hosts are very knowledgeable and once you talk to them they can help you plan your trip in the best way possible. I myself got to know about two spots that I had know clue existed (Kyarki and a Secret Waterfall). So yeah definitely super recommended.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Pre-book if you are coming here for the weekend
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Response from Hotel Once Again, Owner at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh
Responded 23 Oct 2021
Hi Kiska B, Thank you for staying with us and for the review. We thrive to give clean, friendly and affordable stay to young travelers like you. We are glad we succeeded in your case. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to host you again in the near future. Cheers!
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Dhani wrote a review Sep 2021
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It was first time I stayed in any hostel and it was awesome stay. Room were pretty clean with amenities. Wash had hot water with shower gel and shampoo. Air conditioner was very cooling and WiFi was working perfectly. They organise many events like live Music and Bollywood dance etc. Reastaurant serve delicious food. Cleanliness was highlight of this place. Overall great stay.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Hotel Once Again, Owner at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh
Responded 9 Oct 2021
Hi, Thank you for staying with us and for the review. We thrive to give clean, friendly and affordable stay to young travelers like you. We are glad we succeeded in your case. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to host you again in the near future. Cheers!
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Nilesh wrote a review Sep 2021
Gwalior, India2 contributions
Had a great experience at hostel Very pleased with our stay . homely and positive environment . Rooms are spotlessly clean. Best place in hostel is common area. Staff is soo helpful and supportive especially the lady Hema. I recommend this stay 10/10
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 24 Sep 2021
Hi Nilesh, Thank you for staying with us and for the review. It was a pleasure hosting you. We hope to host you again in the near future. Cheers!
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Suhel K wrote a review Jul 2021
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The property is really clean and well managed. The staff is very friendly and attentive. They have a really good common area and cafe with good wifi speeds where work from mountains becomes seamlessly comfortable. Don't miss the breakfast at the Cafe it just kick starts the day.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Responded 23 Jul 2021
Hi Suhel, Thank you for the lovely review. This is what we thrive to give. A clean, friendly, comfortable, and affordable stay to young travelers like you. We are glad we succeed in this case. We will pass on your compliments to our team. We are sure it will mean the world to them. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Cheers!
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$21 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaUttarakhandTehri Garhwal DistrictTapovan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh
Which popular attractions are close to Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh?
Nearby attractions include Scorpion Handicrafts (0.4 km), Real Happiness (0.2 km), and Isha Henna Art (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh?
Conveniently located restaurants include Las Brisas, Ira's kitchen & Tea Room, and Ramana’s Organic Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Does Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh have airport transportation?
Yes, Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Tapovan.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Blue Jay Hostel Rishikesh?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Beatles Ashram (2.6 km) and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram (3.8 km).