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Ludhiana, India
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46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Booking is bit problem as I called up and they wanted some booking...thankfully I had friend who deposited booking amount and finally we got a chance to stay here. Bathrooms are super clean (though shared) double room is basic, loved the wooden staircase. Breakfast included.simple and filling.activity room is worth visit. Location is great and price reasonable....go for it.

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5 Thank Jackwinderuppal
Attanagalla, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We booked this hotel through internet.Location is good. But after checking they ask extra money that not mention in the web site.very dirty rooms,no hot water.The hotel condition is not worth for their rates.

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10 Thank Sujeevaperera

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Seeing that the hostel was associated with a hotel was new but not unexpected. We had booked 2 economy rooms for 1 night. On reaching,it seemed that they had booked 1room for 2nights with some talk of 10% luxury tax(!) However,there were rooms available. Warning-four stories,this building has no lift. When taken to the 4th story, we discovered that room... More 

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8 Thank Aroo27
New Delhi, India
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014

paid for 3 nights stay.. left the Hotel on the 1st night itself.. Hotel owner doesn't know the definition of deluxe and superior deluxe .. No cleanliness .. Expensive Food without quality.. vary bad experience

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6 Thank illusionist2014
Chandigarh
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

This is a good place to stay. Rooms are very big, neat & clean. Room service is good. The best point is its on lakkar bazar. So 2 min from ridge, mall road. You can park your car near Auckland tunnel.(5 min far) walking. Food is bit expensive in hotel try eating outside.

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1 Thank chiragnanda1
Delhi, Delhi, India
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2014

stayed there many times as the location is very nice. near to igmc,lakkar bazaar, the ridge.the service is poor .food is good and cheap. stopped staying there after they gave us a really stinking room with badly smelling sheets.

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2 Thank Ankur S
Lucknow
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99 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2013

It is situated near lekker bazaar.500 mtrs from ridge..good himalayn view from here..staff is friendly..room service is not good..restaurant serving avg..food..many options outside frm here..like punjab dhaba n goofa...ideal for group staying with budget standard...try upper side rooms..

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1 Thank Abhishek S
Dhanbad, India
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66 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

our group of friends stayed at this hostel for weeks time. It good time we spent in shimla, As we are YHA members we booked this and also cheap one worth for groups. This is the budget hotel for a large group like we stayed for weeks. Hotel staffs not so friendly and copperative looks like school hostels :) but... More 

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1 Thank prem26bit
New Delhi, Delhi, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2013

I had a terrible and worse experience staying at the International Youth Hostel Hotel Satkar in Shimla....I am a non member and made my booking through online during my reservation nowhere it was mention that I had to pay the online fee but I was shock upon arrival that they charged me for doing reservation online...hotel staff was rude and... More 

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7 Thank Travelagency753
New Delhi
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Being a Life member of YHAI for last twenty years, have stayed in various youth hostels at many locations. SImilarly, being a travel writer as well, traveled to many places around. Hotel Satkar is not worth a Youth Hostel. It is at best a budget hotel, but at a room tariff of Rs 1500 per night (for a normal double-bed... More 

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6 Thank Upendra S

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Additional Information about Shimla Youth Hostel

Address: Near Police Post Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla 171001, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range: $36 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Up stair room very dirty and uncomfortable stair ways.Bad smelling area.”
 of 5 bubbles Sujeevaperera, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
“try preffering rooms with balcony so that you can have an entire view of shimla.”
 of 5 bubbles chiragnanda1, 9 Aug 2014 | Read review
“ask for a room on first floor. the ones on upper floors are very small and stinking”
 of 5 bubbles AnkurS413, 17 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Try deluxe upper room..”
 of 5 bubbles AbhishekS251, 29 Nov 2013 | Read review
“I would recommend anyone to stay coz its not upto its standard....”
 of 5 bubbles Travelagency753, 16 Jul 2013 | Read review
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