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The Hosteller
BIR

Located right across from the primary bus stand in the town, The Hosteller Bir features comfy rooms, a big open air cafe, a hammock lounge, bonfire areas and a supe....

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AMENITIES

Café

Café

CCTV

CCTV

Common area

Common area

Front desk

Front desk

Housekeeping

Housekeeping

Indoor games

Indoor games

Parking

Parking

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

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WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT HERE

Paraglide away

Paraglide away

Soar across the skies from Asia’s highest paragliding take off site in Billing, which is about an hour from Bir.

Cycling trails

Cycling trails

Bir is surrounded by shallow hills and greenery, making it the perfect place to explore on your bicycles.

Monastery culture

Monastery culture

Artistic, colourful and cultural; Bir’s many beautiful monasteries are likely to make your jaw drop.

Fun hostel tours

Fun hostel tours

Book exciting local tours like evening city walks, camping nights and cycling trips from the hostel.

LOCATION

Chandigarh Railway Station - 286 km. One can reach from this train station to the hostel using local cabs or buses.

Tibetian Colony Bus Stop is 5.4 km from the hostel and one can reach from this bus station to the hostel using local cabs or buses.

Kangra Airport, which is 67.6 km. away from the destination, is the nearest airport that connects Bir to the rest of the world. Other airports close to Bir are in Chandigarh (290 km), Amritsar (260 km) and New Delhi (520 km).

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

9 AM - 2 PM & 5 PM - 10 PM

Check In

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 Bir?

The Hosteller Bir is on Bir Road, Bir Colony, Chogan, Himachal Pradesh 176077.

Which is the nearest airport?

Kangra Airport, which is 67.6 km. away from the destination, is the nearest airport that connects Bir to the rest of the world. Other airports close to Bir are in Chandigarh (290 km), Amritsar (260 km) and New Delhi (520 km).

Which is the nearest railway station?

The nearest broad gauge station is in Pathankot, which is 112.4 km. away from Bir, while the nearest narrow gauge station is in Ahju, barely 3 km. from Bir. A toy train runs from Pathankot to Ahju.

What is the best time to visit Bir?

The ideal time to visit Bir Billing is between January and March

Does The Hosteller Bir have a cafe?

Yes, there is an in-house cafe at the hostel.

Is the hostel pet friendly?

No, the hostel is not pet friendly.

Is smoking allowed inside the property?

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

Is the hostel available for special events?

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

Does the hostel have Wifi?

We have good wifi which is suitable for workation.

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.

What are some things to do in Bir.

Paragliding in Bir Billing Camping Trekking Visit the take of Site Shop at the Bir road Hang gliding Travel by toy train Visit Bangoru Waterfall Explore cafes of Bir

Does the hostel have parking?

Yes, but the parking is subject to availability.

Do the rooms have attached washroom?

Yes, all private rooms and dorms have attached washroom.

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 power backup available in your property?

No, power backup is not available.

Does the hostel have AC in rooms?

No, air conditioning is not available at the hostel as the weather remains pleasant throughout the year.

Are all the mobile networks available at the property?

Jio network works well.

WHAT HOSTELLERS SAY

1452 Reviews

5.0

Location

4.8

Ambience

5.0

Staff

5.0

F&B

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Ashutosh

Group

Perfect location. Close to the paragliding landing point. Close to the local market. Close to the bus stop.

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Manaswini

Solo

The best place to stay if you are a female solo traveller. The hosts are exceptionally kind and will ensure your stay is excellent and safe. Looking forward to staying again the next time I visit Bir.

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Anuj

Solo

It was an excellent experience staying there, located on the main road of Bir, just 1 km from the Bir paragliding landing site. Food was also good at compatible prices.

POLICIES

The Hosteller is a chain of backpacker hostels and is well suited for young backpacking travellers. As a brand, we do not recommend families and do not allow all those below 18 years of age to stay with us, nor do we allow admission of kids or infants under 18 years old, even if travelling with legal guardians.

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.

Mavro Cafe (not operated by The Hosteller) serves vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian options. To maintain the backpacking culture and community spirit we promote self service in all our cafes.

    The Hosteller Bir is not 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.