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Shiv Shakti Hostel

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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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The people working here are super friendly and helped me with all my questions! 10/10 would recommend the place! The rooms are clean and quite spacious, on the top of the building is a panorma chill out lounge. Honestly, if you come to rishikesh and need a place thats reasonable
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I cannot recommend Shiv Shakti enough. I booked a dormitory for 2 nights and stayed for a week. The room was comfortable and clean with a nice bathroom. What makes Shiv Shakti a five star hostel is the atmosphere that everyone who works there creates.

Each day there are plenty
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Okay guys...so i went to rishikesh...and didnt want anything commercial...so i started searching for some hotels or hostels in rishikesh...and bounced upon shiv shakti hostel...i decided to stay there for many things...first being its not a commercial or a crowded place...the amb
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This is an excellent, friendly and extremely well run hostel. Our private room was spotlessly clean with a huge bed and very good hot shower. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and there was free water and chai. Having spent the previous few weeks trekking in Nepal we cou
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First solo trip.. And it went amazing.. Thanks to these hostel guys and Annu Di as well.. They all were very generous and handles everything like a family..

Booked for just one day, and end up staying for one week..

Beds were super comfy and clean.. All the staff guys made sur
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Hi, is there bike rental available in your hostel for foreigners:)? Thank you.
Hi, Yes you can rent bikes at the hostel. Last time when I was there they were giving service. They also have airport pick and drop service. If you want you can get bikes from nearby shops as well.
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How far is this hostel from Laxman Jhula, Ganges and other places of interest? Do they offer private room with private bathroom?
The place is quite central from everywhere that there is to see in town. I stayed in a private room and it was very nice. Best hostel in the city
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Hi, the private double rooms have attached toilets right? Are the toilest with a WC?
Hello, Govinda Yes, sir they have attached toilets, and inside toilet WC also. Thank you
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Sir, have you free car parking?
yes, they have free car parking.
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Could someone tell me how to contact this hostel? I have tried emailing and contacting them via facebook a few times but have had no reply. Thanks so much :)
+91 9557952838/ +91 9756697614 - Mr. Nitin He is the owner.. you can call him.
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"Room 4 or 7"
"Room 7 has a great view of the Ganges!"
"Check the pillows for mold before you put your head down."
"Rooms 4, 5, and 7 have lovely gange views. Enjoy your stay and get to know the amazing staff. They are absolutely wonderful humans."
"We went for private room, very cost effective"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 10 - US$ 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaUttarakhandDehradun DistrictRishikesh
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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