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Escape into nature as you enter this forest retreat. Just like your endless travel ideas, The Hosteller Munnar is huge and waiting to be explored. Spread across a v....

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Natural beauty

Natural beauty

Munnar is replete with sprawling tea gardens, cascading waterfalls, rolling green hills and splendid lakes.

Kolukkumalai hills

Kolukkumalai hills

India’s highest tea plantations are located here along with the longest ziplining route in the country.

Surrounded by greenery

Surrounded by greenery

Spread over a vast land, The Hosteller Munnar is located on terraced hills, amidst verdant green forest lands.

Stargazing cabin

Stargazing cabin

Made entirely of glass, watch the clouds pass by or simply gaze at the twinkling stars from this cabin.


Ernakulam South Railway Station is approximately 133 km from the hostel and you can travel in a cab from there.

The Chinnakanal Bus Stand is around 4 km from the hostel.

The Cochin International Airport is approximately 115 km away from the hostel and you can travel in a cab from there.


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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 Munnar?

The Hosteller Munnar is located in Venadu, Chinnakanal, Munnar, Kerala 685618

How to reach The Hosteller Munnar?

The Hosteller Munnar is 25 km from the centre of Munnar. Please avoid the Anachal route while coming, the best time to reach the property is before 4:00 pm. If you are coming from Munnar city, arrive at the Periyakanal bus stop and take the narrow curve for Periyakanal Muttukad road. It takes approximately 2 km - 3 km to get to the hostel from there. If you are coming from the Theni route then arrive at the Periyakanal bus stand and take the narrow curve for Periyakanal Muttukad road. It takes approximately 2 km - 3 km to get to the hostel from there.

Which is the nearest airport?

Cochin International Airport is around 113 km from the hostel.

Which is the nearest railway station?

Ernakulam South railway station is around 133 km from the hostel.

What is the best time to visit?

The climate in Munnar stays pleasant throughout the year. One can visit it anytime depending on what season they want to experience.

Is there an in-house cafe?

Yes, there is an in-house restaurant 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?

You can visit the Tea Museum, Anayirankal Dam and other popular destinations as well.

Do the rooms have attached washrooms?

Yes, all our rooms have attached washrooms.

Does the hostel have good wifi?

Yes, our wifi has a good speed and you can plan your workation here.

Is the hostel available for special events?

Yes, you can send an email to

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?

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.


234 Reviews










Excellent rooms, super clean, modern, comfortable and spacious. Great views with a peaceful surroundings. Excellent food and helpful staff. Well worth the trip!




Great experience staying at Hosteller Munnar for a week. Nice location and has very friendly staff. Got to meet a lot of amazing people from across India and made some new friends.




Stayed here for a week for workation. A perfect place with all the necessary facilities is always available. Dorm, bathroom (with hot water), workspace, play area and finally the cafe with great food


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.

The Hosteller Munnar is for travellers looking to explore the quaint part of the western ghat ranges just 25 Km from Munnar’s bustle, making it well worth a visit.

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.

We cannot guarantee accommodation in the same dorm room in the case of 3 or 4 people travelling together. That will strictly be subject to availability until the time of check-in.

Any and all cancellation requests are attended to by the central reservations team. To cancel your booking, kindly write to them at 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 Munnar 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.