Good to have you here

We're proudly and simply the best hostel in Varanasi! Book dorms, private rooms or even a tent at ITH Varanasi for an adventurous and outstanding stay! ITH is built in our family's property of over 150 years near Varanasi's main train station. Since 2013 our ancestral home has also been home to International Travellers' Hostel. Equipped with plenty of essential amenities and featuring several tastefully designed common areas, this is your choice for a relaxing and comfortable stay in Varanasi.

Accommodation

We offer a wide variety of accommodation choices. Make your selection.

Varanasi Hostel Superior Double Room
BRIGHT & COSY

Superior Double Room

Sleeps 2, King-sized Bed, Garden View

Varanasi Hostel Standard Double Room
VALUE FOR MONEY

Standard Double Room

Sleeps 2, Queen Bed

Varanasi Hostel Triple Room
LARGE & BRIGHT

Triple Room w/ Shared Bath

Sleeps 3, Garden View, Shared Bathroom

Hostel Double Room with Shared Bathroom
COUPLE-FRIENDLY

Double Room w/ Shared Bath

Sleeps 2, Shared Bathroom

Varanasi Hostel Basic Tent
URBAN CAMPING

Basic Tent

Sleeps 2, Self-pitching

Varanasi Hostel Superior Mixed Dorm
COSY & SPACIOUS

Superior Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6, Premium Bunk Beds

Varanasi Hostel Superior Female Dorm
FEMALE-ONLY ROOM

Superior Female Dorm

Sleeps 4, Single Beds

Varanasi Hostel Standard Mixed Dorm
BUDGET-FRIENDLY

Standard Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4, Bunk Beds

Breakfast Made With Love

We offer an à la carte selection of hearty breakfasts, homemade with love.

Book direct for our best rates

Features

We offer a host of free & paid amenities to give you an enhanced hostelling experience

Hearty Breakfast

Our kitchen serves homemade vegetarian & vegan meals. Discounted breakfast when you book online.

Garden & Terrace

Beautiful green garden and a 1st-floor terrace make for a more enjoyable stay.

Hot & Cold Shower

All of our bathrooms are equipped with 24×7 hot & cold shower facility for your comfort.

Free Lockers

Secure lockers are available to use with our Dorms & Tent for no extra charge.

Free Parking

Free secure parking for cars & motorbikes can be facilitated with prior reservation.

Close to Transit

Just 10 min walking distance from Varanasi Junction Railway Station and Bus Station.

Card Payments

We accept all major credit & debit cards including Visa, Mastercard and RuPay.

Late Check-in

Late night check-ins are possible. Please contact in advance to make sure.

Airport Transfer

Airport pick-up and drop services can be availed for a fee. Book online or send an enquiry.

Washing Machine

Washing Machine can be used for a fee. Use your own detergent or buy from us.

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guest - 09/05/2023

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Real testimonials from real guests

  • Amazing space to reside. The manager was very hospitable and polite. He made sure we were at home and provided us with everything. Thank you Mr. Sunil for providing home like stay. Will definitely suggest others the place.

    Manika Avatar Manika
    February 9, 2022

    One of the best experiences. Mr. Sunil and Mr. Rajesh very lovely people and available 24*7. They take care of you as if they are your family. You will meet many fellow travellers and share experience which make stay very awesome. Great ambience! 15 min walking distance from Varanasi railway station.

    Ashish Singh Avatar Ashish Singh
    March 19, 2021

    It was really a great experience. Leave all the things on #SUNIL BHAIYA. He will make your stay as your own home. Really International Travellers Hostel is a perfect stay in Varanasi.

    sachin 154 Avatar sachin 154
    July 11, 2021
  • Great place to stay in Varanasi. You get to meet amazing fellow travellers, friendly hosts and staff and good amenities. The ghats are about 3-4 kms away from the place and can be easily reached with share autorickshaws

    Soumya Sarathi Avatar Soumya Sarathi
    January 2, 2021

    It's A very Good stay hostel.. Cheapest with goods facilities and here you feel like you're in your home. Manager is so humble, Helpful,calm and 25*7 Available for service.

    Rishu Kushwaha Avatar Rishu Kushwaha
    July 12, 2021

    One of the friendliest places to stay if you find yourself in Banaras. Manager Sunil being the very kind of person you wish to see at a front desk. A very well maintained place with great ambiance very close to the cantt station and the ghats. Do book yourselves a bunk if you wish you meet amazing people at this amazing hostel!

    Ankit Charkhwal Avatar Ankit Charkhwal
    March 13, 2021

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