On A Budget & Want To Experience Jaisalmer? Here Are The Top 7 Hostels You Can Stay At
For those of you suffering from a perpetual case of wanderlust and on a budget, hostels are the perfect solutio! Ideal for a trip with your crew or when looking to make new ones, these are the hostels in Jaisalmer we recommend checking into:
1. Zostel Jaisalmer
A short walk from the Jaisalmer fort, this particular chain of Zostel is built in a haveli style, embracing all aspects of the city. Dive into a paperback in the reading room or hang out in the common central courtyard. Depending on how much of a social butterfly you want to be, you can choose from dorms with 6, 4 or 8 beds. There’s also a special females only dorm with 6 beds. If you’re planning a trip with your girl squad, this is the perfect choice!
2. Abu Safari
Abu Safari offers clean dorms and efficient service at staggeringly low rates! The décor is undoubtedly Rajasthani with bright colours and sandstone walls. “Life is Mama Mia!” seems to be the owner’s favourite adage and you can really feel the joie de vivre at this hostel. There’s lots of good chai and conversation to be had and the rooftop restaurant serves amazing food. Make sure you try the yummy Banana Chocolate Lassi whilst you admire the incredible views of the city from the top.
Where | Near the Fort, Dhibba Para
Know More At | http://www.abusafari.com/
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/Abu-Safari-Jaisalmer-218191101682931/
3. Mystic Dervish
As the name suggests, the Mystic Dervish has a mystical and Sufi vibe with a décor comprising of colourful paintings and fabrics. Located in downtown Jaisalmer, it's especially designed keeping backpackers and youngsters in mind. The owner is a traveller himself and loves meeting other adventurers. Chill out on a hammock or help yourself to a snack from the café; breakfast is on the house and pretty delicious too!
Where | Dhibba Para, Near Gadisar Gate
Know More At | http://mysticdervish.com/
Hostel LaVie is a boutique hostel with a very welcoming atmosphere! There’s complimentary breakfast, laundry service and you can freely use the kitchen like it’s your own. The breakfast menu varies but you can always have a filling Rajasthani Thali for dinner. Play a game of Jenga or try the special “Coffavie” at the hostel’s coffee house. Events like photo tours and food walks are organized daily. Open 24 hours, the hostel promises to cater to the most outgoing party animals as well as the quieter introverts.
5. Jaisalmer Hostel Crowd
Jaisalmer Hostel Crowd is known for its tasty food, awesome WiFi and overall value for money. The Hostel has a friendly and peaceful vibe that is perfect for meeting other travellers. Enjoy some fresh and scrumptious Indian fare at the restaurant and take in some incredible views from the huge terrace. You can even sleep in a tent - how awesome is that?!
6. Artist Lodge
Located inside Kalakar Colony, the home of traditional musicians and storytellers, the Artist Lodge is the perfect getaway for lovers of art and creativity! Started by an Austrian, the Lodge is now run by an efficient local. Enjoy an evening of live music and loads of food at the rooftop restaurant. The coffee is excellent and the hostel even serves some Austrian dishes like Kaiserschmarrn. You can also walk down to the Sunset Point.
Where | Near Sunset Point, Kalakar (Artist) Colony
Check Out Their Website | https://artistlodge.jimdo.com/
7. Dylan Cafe & Guest House
Dylan’s Café & Guest House is known for its awesome music and chilled out vibe! The dorms here are large and generally very clean. The décor includes exposed stone walls, rich fabrics and of course, pictures of the legendary Bob Dylan. The rooftop café is comfy and the perfect place to dance around at night. You can also hang out with the friendly cooks and maybe even learn a thing or two.
Where | Old City, Near Air Force circle, Dhiba Para
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/Dylanjaisalmer/
So get set with your backpacks and go!