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Right in the heart of the majestic Kumaoni Himalayas lies our newest vibrant backpacker hostel, The Hosteller Jeolikote! It is located at a stone’s throw from Naini....

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Tranquil surroundings

Tranquil surroundings

Covered in hills, streams, beautiful woodlands and valleys -Jeolikote for anyone seeking to immerse themselves in the tranquility of nature.

Wildlife galore

Wildlife galore

One of the unique features of Jeolikote is its proximity to several wildlife reserves and natural parks, like Jim Corbett and Nainital.

Adventure town

Adventure town

Since it is surrounded by hills and valleys, Jeolikote is a hub for adventure activities such as trekking, camping, and paragliding.

Blissful gardens

Blissful gardens

The Hosteller Jeolikote has lush green gardens perfect for your bendy yoga sessions and introspective morning walks.


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Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to Jeolikot. From the railway station, tourists can hire taxis and reach Jeolikot in about half an hour.

Kathgodam Bus Stand is 7 km from the hostel and one can reach from this bus station to the hostel using local cabs.

Located at a distance of 56 km, Pantnagar is the nearest airport to Jeolikot. Tourists can hire taxis or cabs from the airport to reach Jeolikot.


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1 PM

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11 AM

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Guest Visit

10 AM - 8 PM

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8 AM - 11 PM

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Common Area

8 AM - 11 PM

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 Jeolikote, Nainital?

The hostel is located in Bareilly - Nainital Rd, Dolmaar, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263136.

Which is the nearest airport?

Located at a distance of 56 km, Pantnagar is the nearest airport to Jeolikote. Tourists can hire taxis or cabs from the airport to reach Jeolikote.

Which is the nearest railway station?

Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to Jeolikote. From the railway station, tourists can hire taxis and reach Jeolikote in about half an hour.

What is the best time to visit Jeolikote?

If you are planning to visit Jeolikote, then the months from March to June are the best time to visit the place.

Does The Hosteller Jeolikote, Nainital have a cafe?

No, there is no cafe at the hostel.

Is the hostel pet friendly?

No, The Hosteller Jeolikote 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 outside food allowed at the property?

Guests can order & consume outside food in the designated dining areas and private rooms only.

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.

What are some things to do in Jeolikote?

Visit Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, Pangot Visit Naini Lake Visit Kaladhungi

Does the hostel have parking?

Yes, parking is available.

Do the rooms have attached washroom?

Yes, all private rooms and dorms have attached washrooms.

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?

Yes, power backup is 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?

Yes, all the mobile networks work well, especially Jio

Is housekeeping available in the property?

Yes, daily housekeeping is available in property. However, the services are available from 8 AM to 11 PM only.


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 .

Guests with local IDs are allowed in this property.

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.

Journey 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 Jeolikote 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.