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Hostel Gandhi
2 out of 5
3 Velachery Main Rd, Chennai, TN
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Located in Guindy, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Chennai Snake Park, Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Old Mahabalipuram Road. Anna University ...

4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)

"I have stayed for one night, unfortunately this has been the weakest accommodation I got in India during 3 weeks. The area was a bit smelly. I can't evaluate the breakfast cause they started after my departure. I would not come back."…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2019

Hostel Gandhi
JK Guest house and dormitory
2 out of 5
20 Triplicane High Rd, Chennai, TN
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Located in Central Chennai, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Marina Beach, Fort St. George and Chennai Citi Center Mall. Consulate General of the United ...

JK Guest house and dormitory
Zostel Chennai
New No 120, Old No 61, Varun Villa, Ellaiamman Colony, 5th Street, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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Located in Central Chennai, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Music Academy and Consulate General of the United States, Chennai. Marina Beach and Valluvar ...

4.4/5Excellent! (10 reviews)

"Overall a good place. Definitely recommended. Laundry service is only 100 rs. You can pay for meals to eat at the hostel, but a little expensive i think."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2020

Zostel Chennai
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Redlollipop Hostel
2 out of 5
129/67 RK Mutt Road, Mandaveli, Chennai, TN
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Located in Mylapore Tiruvallikk, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of San Thome Cathedral and Kapaleeswarar Temple. Marina Beach and Consulate General of the ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Wonderful hostel, stay here

"Amazing hostel Excellent check in Friendly people Clean rooms Free lockable storage Great price"…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

Redlollipop Hostel
Hostel11 Elliot's Beach
2 out of 5
55 Annai Velankanni Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £20 per night from 23 Jan to 24 Jan

Located in Mylapore Tiruvallikk, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ashtalakshmi Kovil and Edward Elliot's Beach. Old Mahabalipuram Road and Indian Institute ...

Hostel11 Elliot's Beach
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ITC Grand Chola, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chennai

ITC Grand Chola, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chennai

5 out of 5
# 63 Mount Road, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £48 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
4.5/5Wonderful! (303 reviews)

"We like this hotel very much.Room ,restaurants and services are excellent."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

ITC Grand Chola, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chennai
Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa, Chennai

Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa, Chennai

5 out of 5
Covelong Beach, Kancheepuram Dist., Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £84 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
4.2/5Excellent! (162 reviews)
TRES MAGNIFICENT

"The property was amazing, the Taj Hospitality speaks for itself. The rooms, even though given an upgrade was dissapointing."…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2020

Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa, Chennai
Taj Coromandel

Taj Coromandel

5 out of 5
37 Mahatma Gandi Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £56 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
4.6/5Wonderful! (158 reviews)
The name speaks for itself “TAJ”

"Amazing place to stay. The ambience is off the charts."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

Taj Coromandel
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Chennai?
By staying at a hostel, you can reduce your spending on lodging and set aside more of your budget for sightseeing during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its temples and entertainment venues.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of shapes and sizes, but all of them have a few things in common, including low prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Chennai?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start: JK Guest house and dormitory - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with showers and lockers. Redlollipop Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Chennai Mandavelli Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, lockers and desks. Hostel11 Elliot’s Beach - Located within a 10-minute walk of Edward Elliot’s Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and a lift. Rooms come with showers and linens. Hostel Gandhi - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels, showers and free bottled water in all rooms. Zostel Chennai - Located within a 20-minute walk of Consulate General of the United States, Chennai. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers.
How many hostels will I be able to find in Chennai?
If you’re looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Chennai, one of Expedia’s 5 hostels might be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Chennai?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here are some stats that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually May and June, with an average temperature of 33°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. The rainiest months in Chennai are November, October, December and August, with each month seeing an average of 210 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Chennai?
Generally, Chennai is known for its temples, cafes and churches. Major attractions include Marina Beach, Chennai Trade Centre and Valluvar Kottam. Get out into nature with places such as Edward Elliot’s Beach, ECR Beach and Mamallapuram Beach. Cultural attractions include Raja Muthiah Hall, Government Museum and DakshinaChitra.
What's the best way to get to and around Chennai while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Chennai in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.), 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to make use of public transport. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Chennai International Airport Metro Station, LIC Metro Station and Mannadi Metro Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Palavanthangal Station, Chennai St. Thomas Mount Station or Chennai Guindy Station.

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