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Shiv Shakti Hostel

Near Sant Seva Ashram Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh 249201 India
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#4 of 409 Speciality 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)
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Car hire
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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Amarpreet Singh wrote a review May 2020
Chandigarh, India4 contributions3 helpful votes
Well, we visited in Dec 19. The moment you enter the place,you get such an amazing vibe. The staff is so cheerful and cooperative. The lobby are is just beautiful, there was a lord shiva painting im there, which looked so majestic. We stayed there for 3 days, tried out there private rooms and Dorms too. Both were comfortable and spacious enough. And to our surprise, the owner Anu do take all the guests on excursions and local visits by herself. She herself is an amazing host. Well, the verdict is, if you are looking for a place to stay in Rishikesh, your search definitely ends here.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Samar ansari wrote a review May 2020
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Shiv shakti is the best place for quartatine here the staff member are all good very helpful here the views from rooftop is verygood and very good common and dorms are clean and spacious and spend good time of quartatine.
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Date of stay: May 2020
Param wrote a review Apr 2020
Mumbai, India1 contribution
Very reasonable price for a hostel/dorm. We stayed in private room, Rooms are very well maintained. There will be a lot of activists going on like yoga in the morning, cooking classes and dancing. They even got some good trekking packages. Recommended place to stay for backpackers. Hostel owner Annu amazing person.. :) ,and staff are friendly tooo.. Date of stay: March 2020
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Date of stay: March 2020
Sneha S wrote a review Apr 2020
Mumbai, India1 contribution
Stayed at shiv Shakti for about a week and had a great experience Location:- the location of the hostel is just perfect.Its near to all the amazing cafes of rishikesh.also very near to the laxman jhula... couldn't have asked for a better location . Room:-we took a private room with a view.could see the laxman jhula from the room.the room was super clean and had a heater as well. Vibe:- the vibe of the hostel was very warm n friendly.every Thursday night , dinner was served by the hostel and it was a great chance to mingle with the other hostel guests.. Service:- the service of the hostel was upto the mark.hostel staff like mr.nitin, jitu n all were very helpful n co operative. The hostel owner Anu was super friendly, had an awesome vibe and helped us in every possible
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Date of stay: March 2020
Nidhi wrote a review Apr 2020
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This is the place to stay at.. i call it a smiling place 😊I never stopped smiling from the time i arrived untill i left !!! It's like second home for me now..have been going from many years now..a big thumbs up to the team behind it ..👍
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Date of stay: February 2020
US$13 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaUttarakhandDehradun DistrictRishikesh
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