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#5 of 448 Specialty lodging in Rishikesh
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Why stay with us? We have a central location with a stunning rooftop hangout and an incredible view of the Ganga. We have dinner parties every Thursday and an array of activities offered throughout the week. There is fresh chai available all hours of the day. You'll be greeted by our friendly dog, Blacky and we are always available to make your stay more enjoyable and to offer advice on the best places around town. Shiv Shakti Hostel was dreamt up two years ago when we recognized the need for a backpackers hostel in Rishikesh. We have been continuously innovating and can safely say we were the first hostel in Rishikesh to offer free wifi, the first to offer dorm rooms and the first with usb chargers. Our Hostel We have 3 great common areas where our guests can hang out and meet other travelers: -A rooftop lounge where guests can play cards or chat while enjoying a view of the Ganga. -A rooftop yoga area where nightly yoga classes are held. The area also has chairs and cots for a perfect reading spot. -A fun front desk lobby area that is always full of life from the hostel guests and staff to visitors from outside the hostel looking to enjoy some of the treks or adventures offered by us. We have 8 private rooms and 3 dorms. All have access to free wifi, plenty of power outlets, usb chargers, lockers, and bed linens. Our Activities Sunrise Trek – An amazing tour with our english speaking guides where guests will enjoy an incredible view of the sunrise. Breakfast is provided on the trek. Thursday Dinners – Every Thursday we have a family meal as a hostel. It's a great time to meet other travelers from the guesthouse and feel a part of our family. Evening Yoga – Yoga is offered on our rooftop six nights a week where our guests will be challenged physically and mentally.. It's offered on a donation basis. This is not a corporate chain hostel. We are an intimate, down-to-earth group of mates who love traveling and socializing. Come be a part of it!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Hiking
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Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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bhasu wrote a review Jun 2022
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This is a very nice place of stay , The location here is very nice because everything you need is available here . Most impotent the river bank is right in front and The interior of the hostel is amazing. The staff team here is an example of a very good employee, A spacial thanks to #Mandip #Vikash #Anil and #Kiran to make my trip enjoyable i wish i will visit again in shiv shaki hostel
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Anjali Naik wrote a review Feb 2022
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Wonderful experience.. Staff was very polite and helpful.. Loved the Hostel and interiors.. Place was at a best location.. Market nearby.. Rooms were cleaned.. Affordable Hostel.. Shall visit soon....
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Leoraj wrote a review Feb 2022
Chennai (Madras), India2 contributions
Worth to stay here. There are multiple reasons to say this like : near to Lakshman Jula, main area, quite and calm place, neat and tidy, affordable price, we can choose either room or dormitory as per our budget and very apt for those who are planning to do Work from home by visiting Rishikesh as they are also providing Wi-Fi. Will visit again.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Atul wrote a review Nov 2021
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Had good time @Rishikesh Rooms - are good Location is good . Further improvements in future required/possible - yes definately . Cleanliness - 4/5 Location -4/5 Staff - 4/5 In this world of competition all we need is love and they are lovable ... what else do you need to visit Shiv Shakti Zostel ?
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Raghavenderb4u wrote a review Nov 2021
Hyderabad, India10 contributions
Booked the stay here for 2 nights for 8 adults. Location: Perfect, right next to Laxman Jhula and lot of eateries. Neatness: Perfect Cleaning Host: Nitin Bhai is awesome. Helps you with everythign in Rishikesh. Right from renting bikes, best eatieries, planning schedule, Pickup-dropoff, everything under the sun. Very flexible. Gem of a guy. Hostel is perfect for budget travellers, neat and all facilities provided. You won't get a better price for a nightly stay in Rishikesh.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Dhruti J wrote a review Sep 2021
Mumbai, India8 contributions
I had stayed at Shiv Shakti with my mom and it has been very comfortable stay. The guys at the reception are very helpful. My mom was little skeptical since it was not a proper hotel but they made sure that she is at ease and provided a fabulous service. I would like to to thank Sunny specially who took care of my mom and he was just a call away in case of any help needed. Must visit place since it is at a very good location and everything is easily accessible. Thank you guys for the awesome experience!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Malika wrote a review Jul 2021
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I highly recommend this hostel for stay. The rooms, vibe & Staff is upto the mark and genuinely give you feeling of home. Reception area is beautifully designed with great interior. The owner is a great person and he personalised our itinerary with best places. We requested activa and it was arranged quickly. Our trip and stay was made memorable by entire staff. Also, Neeraj and Sunny from front office were really helpful and kind. The rooms on top floor are great with view of ganga & location of this place is a added advantage. Only thing which can we worked on is little more cleanliness around. Do book this hostel without a doubt & your trip of rishikesh will be awesome 😊
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Arnav wrote a review Apr 2021
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Very affordable. Clean room and bathroom, cozy bunk beds ( in dorm) with personal reading light, fan and charging port. Friendly staffs organize fun activities like movie night, etc. Great location for walkers. Has a very positive atmosphere overall.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Shishir Ritu wrote a review Apr 2021
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Pros- - it's affordable, clean, and tidy. - the residents were not at all noisy. - staff is courteous. would help you with bike rental, booking cabs and details of sightseeing. - the restaurant beside the hostel serves food in your room. - there are many cafes around at a walkable distance. Must try freedom cafe and little buddha which is 100mtr from the hostel. - Lakshman jhula is a 5 minutes walk -Taxi stand is hardly 100 mtrs away - rooms have attached balcony - Well connected wifi connection, good for people working from home. -there is a laundry service right in front of the hostel, one might required during a longer stay -ample provisional stores around the hostel Cons- - situated at 20mtr from the main road so carrying heavy luggage is a concern, though the staff will help you with that. - because it is situated in an alley, doesn't have a view from the window or balcony. - the furniture is a bit old and gives you a feeling of budget stay. - you will have to ask for toiletries and would have to go and fill your own bottles. As my husband and I were on a month-long tour, this place was much affordable. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a clean and tidy but also well connected affordable place.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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folkpoet80 wrote a review Mar 2021
Mountain View, California118 contributions83 helpful votes
This might be a good dorm from what it seems after reading reviews. However, their "Deluxe Double Room" is in very shabby condition. The sheets had big gaping holes in them and did not seem washed since many days. The quilt had bigger holes and seemed dirtier. So much for the sanitization claims in light of COVID. Not a single staff had mask on (that's their problem though). The room was very small, dingy and without any ventilation. The window opens up in a back alley without any mosquito screen so forget about opening it after March. The staff seemed nice but the room and the amount I paid for it was a rip off. The owner/management should stick to the dorm model and stop renting out rooms. The location is right in the bang of Lakshman Jhula market near all cafes and music stores, which is what I always prefer during my stay at Rishikesh. My rating: 0/5 for the exorbitant money the room cost me on top of dirty, worn out linen.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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$11 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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IndiaUttarakhandDehradun DistrictRishikesh
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shiv Shakti Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Shiv Shakti Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Shiv Gauri Pashmina World (0.3 km), Scorpion Handicrafts (0.5 km), and Lakshman Jhula Bridge (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Shiv Shakti Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and laundry service.
What are some restaurants close to Shiv Shakti Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Arches By Salvus, Chatsang cafe, and Ganga View Cafe.
Does Shiv Shakti Hostel have airport transportation?
Yes, Shiv Shakti Hostel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Shiv Shakti Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Shiv Shakti Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Beatles Ashram (2.6 km) and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram (4.1 km).