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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
Taxi service
Baggage storage
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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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Manjit Goswami wrote a review Apr 2020
Guwahati, India1 contribution
It was a backpacker trip, me along with my three other friends to Rishikesh and Chopta. Stayed in Shiv Shakti for two nights in their dormitory of 10 beds, which was properly cleaned and the beds were cosy. The local Rishikesh trip was well guided by Anu and Dj , who also helped us by booking a cab to Chopta, our trip ahead. For someone who went to Rishikesh for the first time, Anu DJ and the entire team made our stay a memorable one....from arranging roof top party at night to guiding all the way for our next destination.
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Date of stay: October 2019
EKANSH wrote a review Apr 2020
New Delhi, India1 contribution
Excellent location with perfect ambiance. Its good trip with friends it is just becoz all you support ANU. Soon we will visit again and had a great trip ahead. I stayed in the room with my friend and it was really clean and spacious. View from room is AMAZING
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Date of stay: September 2019
Wandering soul wrote a review Apr 2020
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Beautiful town calm and serene . Shiv shakti the oldest hostel in Rishikesh is the place to stay for solo travellers . The staff is friendly. The activities and the group travels they do is great . Common room is a happening place to pass the nights .
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Date of stay: February 2020
Eliza Choudhury wrote a review Apr 2020
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Nice ambience, chilled staff and great location , walking distance from the ghats .They helped us with our scooty rentals and on our last day dropped us to the bus stand as well. In addition to this , they also arrange for group tours and evening aartis. All in all, shiv shakti is the place to go. Loved it, recommend it and would definitely visit again!
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Date of stay: January 2020
Mayank S wrote a review Apr 2020
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This is one of the best hostel that I’ve ever stayed at. Amazing vibe... clean and big dorms and common area.... easy to meet fellow travellers.... Anu(owner) is very friendly and accommodating. Highly recommend this place.
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Date of stay: March 2020
US$13 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaUttarakhandDehradun DistrictRishikesh
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