Top Hostels In Munnar For An Authentic Hill Station Adventure

Whether nestled within tea plantations or offering breathtaking mountain vistas, these hostels add to the overall Munnar experience
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When you blend the scenic grandeur of Munnar with a cosy and hospitable lodging, the experience is even more delightful. With its peaceful atmosphere and lush surroundings, Munnar has a variety of hostels that provide visitors with an engaging and reasonably priced option to explore this enchanting location. From the cosy common areas to the companionship of other travellers, the best hostels in Munnar combine affordability and a sense of community, so your stay is more than simply a place to sleep; it is an essential part of your Munnar adventure. Join us as we explore some of the best hostels in Munnar, where guests can experience affordable accommodation in a welcoming, vibrant atmosphere that makes for unforgettable travel experiences.

The Hosteller

The Hosteller
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Located in Munnar, 24 km from the Munnar Tea Museum, The Hosteller offers lodging with a restaurant, free private parking, a shared lounge, and a garden. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, and the hostel's 24-hour front desk and tour desk are there to assist guests with their needs.

Accommodation options include various types of dormitory rooms, such as mixed and female dorms, as well as private rooms like the Deluxe and Superior Double Rooms. These options cater to different preferences and budgets, ensuring a comfortable stay for guests.

The hostel is strategically located, providing easy access to various attractions in the area. It is close to popular tourist spots, approximately  25 km from Lakkam Waterfalls and 30 km from Eravikulam National Park.

Price per night: Starts from INR 1200 (prices may vary)

Zostel Munnar

Zostel Munnar
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Located at a distance of 8.7 km from the Munnar Tea Museum, The Zostel Munnar offers accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a shared lounge, and a terrace. Among the facilities offered by this hostel are free WiFi throughout the property, a restaurant, and a front desk open around the clock.

Accommodation options at Zostel Munnar include both private rooms and mixed dormitory rooms, ensuring choices for different preferences and budgets. Each room comes equipped with essential amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Many rooms offer private bathrooms, and some feature balconies for guests to enjoy the breathtaking mountain vistas. Bed linen is included in guest rooms.

Price per night: Starts from INR 900 (prices may vary)

Share Hostel

Share Hostel
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Share Hostel offers a tranquil retreat and is highly rated for its fabulous environment. Located in Meencut P.O Chithirapuram, this hostel is set amidst the beautiful green hills of Munnar, just 12 kilometres from the Munnar Tea Museum.

This hostel offers accommodation with free private parking, a common lounge, a terrace, a garden and, most importantly, room service. In addition to having an ATM, this hotel offers its visitors a playground for kids. The lodging offers free WiFi across the property, a front desk staffed around the clock, airport transportation and room service.

There is a seating area in each hostel unit. Some rooms include views of the garden, and every room has access to a shared bathroom with a shower.

Price per night: Starts from INR 500 (prices may vary)

goSTOPS Munnar

goSTOPS Munnar
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goSTOPS is a 1.5-acre property located in the scenic surroundings of Munnar. It's an ideal hideaway for travellers looking to immerse themselves in nature. Situated in Anachal, it is about 30 minutes from Munnar's main town, with the last 200m stretch to the hotel on a dirt road.

Along with a common area for lounging, the property has plenty of space for yoga and meditation. Accommodations include clean and safe rooms and mixed or female-only dormitories. When it comes to the amenities, you have a fully functional kitchen along with other chargeable services like laundry, riding a bicycle, fishing, etc. If you're an animal lover, the house kitties here will always be around to keep you company.

Price per night: Starts from INR 700 (prices may vary)

Hostel Flutterby

Hostel Flutterby
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If your ideal getaway involves chilling around and enjoying Munnar's lovely weather, Flutterby Inn is the perfect place to stay. Right from a shared kitchen to private bathrooms with showers in each room, you will find all the necessities here. From here, it's only about 11 km to Mattupetty Dam and 22 km to Anamudi Peak. If you enjoy travelling to new places, you will be happy to hear that the Eravikulam National Park, a  popular tourist destination, is only 30 km away.

The Amenities here include free breakfast, parking, and wifi access. The hostel also provides tea and coffee-making facilities.

Price per night: Starts from INR 600 (prices may vary)

Getting There

The nearest airport from Munnar is Cochin International Airport, which is 125 kilometers away. The airport is well connected to major cities of India. You can hire a taxi or a private vehicle from outside the airport.

For those looking to travel by train, the nearest major railhead is in Kochi or Ernakulam, with trains coming from various parts of India, such as Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Mangalore etc.

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