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BHANDARDARA

Perched amidst the verdant natural beauty of the Sahyadris, The Hosteller Bhandardara is designed to be your next favourite relax, rejuvenate and recharge destinati....

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AMENITIES

Bar

Bar

Bonfire

Bonfire

CCTV

CCTV

Café

Café

Front desk

Front desk

Indoor games

Indoor games

Parking

Parking

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

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AVAILABILITY

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WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT HERE

Natural beauty

Natural beauty

Bhandardara has lush green valleys, stunning waterfalls, serene lakes and remarkable caves to explore.

Perfect weekend getaway

Perfect weekend getaway

The Hosteller Bhandardara is just a 4 hour drive from Mumbai, making it a convenient weekend getaway.

Camping & trekking

Camping & trekking

Take the opportunity to trek up the gorgeous trails of Kalsubai Peak, Ratangad Peak, Harishchandra Peak, AMK Peak and more.

Lakeside bliss

Lakeside bliss

The hostel is adjacent to the big blue Arthur Lake, perfect to rejuvenate your soul and awaken your inner creator.

LOCATION


The nearest railway station is Igatpuri, which is around 45 km away from Bhandardara. From Mumbai, you can travel by Kolkata Mail, Howrah Mail or Mahanagri Express to reach Igatpuri station.

The place is well connected from the Maharastra state road transport bus services. If you are in Igatpuri or Kasara, you could board a regular state transport (st) bus to Bhandardara.

The closest airports to reach Bhandardara is Nashik International Airport which isaround 90 km and Mumbai Airport which is around 180 km away from Bhandardara. From airport, you can reach Bhandardara by train or drive down.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Check In

Check In

1 PM

Check In

Check Out

11 AM

Check In

Guest Visit

10 AM - 8 PM

Check In

Cafe

Weekday- 9 AM - 3 PM & 6 PM - 11PM Weekend(Friday, Saturday, Sunday)- 7 AM-3 PM & 6 PM-12 AM

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Reception

24 Hours

Check In

Common Area

24 Hours

Strictly mandatory to follow all Covid guidelines as mandated by GOI at all times during the stay. For more details, refer to our policies.

We have a doctor, ambulance, or such facilities on call in case of any emergency.

All common spaces at the hostel are CCTV secured.

The Hosteller reserves the right to admission based on the discretion of the management.

For all guest-related policies, refer to the policies which can be located on the main page.

What is the location of The Hosteller Bhandardara?

The Hosteller Bhandardara is located in Murshet, Post- Shendi, Tal - Akole, Dist. Ahmednagar, Maharashtra - 422604

Which is the nearest airport?

Gandhinagar Airport, Nashik is approximately 30 km/ Shirdi Airport is approximately 45 km from the hostel. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai is approximately 67 km from the hostel.

Which is the nearest railway station?

The nearest railway station is Igatpuri, which is around 45 km away from Bhandardara. From Mumbai, you can travel by Kolkata Mail, Howrah Mail or Mahanagri Express to reach Igatpuri station.

What is the best time to visit Bhandardara?

Bhandardara is best visited in the months of October to February to relish the natural beauty of the place.

Is there an in-house cafe?

Yes, there is an in-house cafe that serves some yummy dishes.

Is the hostel pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed in the hostel. However, pets are allowed in private rooms only and not dorms.

Is breakfast included in the room rate?

If breakfast is included, it will display "Breakfast Included" below the room type. If it is not mentioned, breakfast is not included.

Is smoking allowed inside the property?

Smoking is allowed only in the designated smoking areas and not in any rooms or indoor common areas.

What are some of the nearby places to visit?

Wilson Dam Umbrella Falls Randha Fall Arthur Lake Mount Kalsubai

Do the rooms have attached washrooms?

All our rooms have attached washroom with an exception of Standard Hut and Tent.

Does the hostel have good wifi?

No, WI-FI is only available in Café area.

Is the hostel available for special events?

Yes, you can send an email to contact@thehosteller.com

Are there lockers in the dorms?

We provide lockers in the dormitories only. Every bed has an attached locker for guests to keep their valuables. It is advised that you carry a lock for the locker if needed. However, availing a padlock from the reception will be subject to availability and at an additional cost. It is advised that you carry a lock.

Does the hostel have parking?

Yes, the hostel has a parking lot but it's subject to availability.

Is power backup available in your property?

Yes, power backup is available.

Does the hostel have AC in rooms?

Yes, air conditioning is available at the hostel.

POLICIES

The Hosteller Bhandardara is family - friendly till 29 Feb 2024. Please Note: Guests below the age of 18 are not allowed in the dorm rooms.

Guests with local IDs are allowed.

Visitor (Non-resident guests) timings: 10 AM to 8 PM only. In case the guest wants to meet the visitor, they can do so in our waiting area or common spaces. Note, visitors are not allowed inside any of the rooms, at any time.

Drugs/Substance/Alcohol abuse is STRICTLY prohibited at all our hostels. In case anyone is found possessing or consuming drugs/alcohol during their stay, strict action shall be taken against him/her and the person would be asked to vacate the hostel immediately and would be blacklisted from staying at our hostels forever.

All our hostels have dedicated smoking areas. Smoking inside the dorms is strictly prohibited.

We cannot guarantee accommodation in the same dorm room in the case of 3 or 4 people travelling together. Allocation of a room in a specific private room category may vary depending on availability. That will strictly be subject to availability until the time of check-in.

All cancellations, if informed 7 days prior to the check-in date, shall be eligible for a 100% refund. In case cancellations happen within 7 days of the check-in date, there wouldn’t be ANY refund and will attract 100% cancellation charges. If the guest doesn’t show up they will be charged the total price of the reservation.

Any and all cancellation requests are attended to by the central reservations team. To cancel your booking, kindly write to them at booking@thehosteller.com. Please make sure to mention your reservation ID and all relevant details in the same e-mail.

The Hosteller's Unbox Cafe serves eggetarian as well as vegetarian options. To maintain the backpacking culture and community spirit we promote self service in all our cafes.

    The Hosteller Bhandardara is pet friendly.

    We shall accommodate people as per guidelines issued by the state or the central government and all guests are advised to adhere to it strictly.

    We advise our guests to do a pre-arrival check-in to ensure contactless service. We shall be sending pre-arrival check-in emails to all guests.

    Our cafes are also sanitized 3 times a day to ensure servicing our guests with freshly prepared food.

    Guests are advised to strictly follow management guidelines & ensure social distancing at all costs.