Jodhpur

Killi Khana

HosteLaVie Jodhpur

price from ₹399 /person

The Blue city they say, Jodhpuris where royality comes to existence. HosteLaVie is India’s first chain of boutique hostels at backpackers' prices! We know that Hostels are more than just cheap dorms, free Wi-Fi and hot water. Stay at HosteLaVie Jodhpur for the chance to immerse yourself in traditional Rajasthani culture. Artistic masterpieces and divine food makes JODHPUR one of INDIA’s richest cultural experiences.

We have dorms where every bed has a reading light and a charging point, as well as private rooms with stylized bathrooms and LCD TVs. Rates are inclusive of free self-laundry which is highly appreciated by our guests. There are also individual lockers for each bed; bring your own padlock or buy one at the reception. Newly refurbished and conveniently located, here you’ll find a cozy home after a long day of exploring the big city.

HosteLaVie provides free use of the kitchen, luggage storage, free Wi-Fi, a book exchange and the best coffee in town! Oh yes, we have our own brand of brewing coffee named after our Hostel as “Coffavie”. There is also a wholesome continental breakfast available every day. We try to ensure a rotation of eggs, porridge and cornflakes for our breakfast menu from time to time. As for meals we have amazing authentic Rajasthani Thalis. Our roof top cafe has the most amazing view of the 500 year old Mehrangarh Fort which is also a World Heritage Site listed by the UNESCO.

Meeting people is very easy at this hostel. Stay at HosteLaVie and you’ll experience a fun friendly atmosphere – perfect for making friends to explore the city with. Be it as you chill on the lounge pillows in the open-sky cafe area or while playing games like Jenga and UNO inside our in-house coffee place, or as you watch your favourite football match on the large Projector screen there. Our hostel holds multiple impromptu free events several times a week, ranging from local food tasting, photo walks, musical nights, heritage walks or painting sessions. The most loved of them all is definitely the “Know a LaVier’s Culture” cooking event where everyone learns to cook another LaVier’s home country dish. If you’re in the 'don't-want-to-mingle-tonight mood there are a few cozy corners on the dormitory corridors to be by yourself..

We’re open 24hrs just in case you wish to drop in at 4AM. Just call us, and we’ll come pick you up! You can use the store room to store your belongings if you have checked out and need to drop the luggage for a while. We believe in not asking anything in exchange apart from a wide smile. From delectable street food to the friendliest locals, Jodhpur is guaranteed to impress.

HosteLaVie is run by travellers, so you can expect knowledgeable staff who understands what you need.

We believe our dorms is where the real conversation starts. After a hectic day of travel, meeting fellow travellers was Never so easy. Hostelavie offers best dormitories with elegant interiors, each bed has a reading light and a charging point, as well as private rooms with stylized bathrooms.

Frequently asked questions

How to Reach Jodhpur

By Air
Jodhpur has its own domestic airport which is just 5 kilometres from the city centre. This airport is well-connected to other major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur and Jaipur. Once you reach the airport, you can hire a cab which will charge around Rs. 100. In case you are looking for an economical option, you can hire autos. The nearest international airport to Jodhpur is IGI airport in New Delhi which is well connected with different cities across the globe.

By Road
Jodhpur is well connected by buses from Delhi. There are numerous private buses, Volvo coaches and deluxe buses that ply between Delhi and Jodhpur throughout the day. You can also take a bus till Jaipur and then board another government operated bus to Jodhpur from there. Government operated buses like AC Goldline and Silver Line Express also run between the two places.

By Train
Jodhpur railhead is well connected by Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. Even the luxurious 'Palace on Wheels' also visits the city of royal splendour. Some of the popular trains that run from the Jodhpur railway station are Rajasthan Sampark Kranti, Howrah Jodhpur SF Express, Chennai Jodhpur Express, Suryanagari Express, Jaisalmer Delhi Express and Yesvantpur Bangalore Jodhpur Express.

What all I can do in Jodhpur

Imagine this, a blue city, beautiful lanes, great food and a culture that decays royalty of India. Jodhpur is more than what Steve Mccurry showed in Picture.

THINGS TO DO IN Jodhpur

  • Mehrangarh
  • Mehrangarh Museum
  • Omelette Shops
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace
  • Clock Tower
  • Marwar Festival in Jodhpur
  • Jodhpur RIFF - Rajasthan International Folk Festival in Jodhpur
  • Osian Temples

Where to eat in Jodhpur

Jodhpur has a number of restaurants and eating-places. You can every cuisine in Jodhpur, ranging from Indian to Chinese to Continental to Mughlai cuisine. While there, do not forget to try the famous Kachouri (a snack eaten with chutney). Those with a sweet tooth should try laddoos, which simply melt in your mouth. And not to forget, do have a tall glass of buttermilk or 'lassi'.

A number of Indian delicacies have also originated in Jodhpur. Following are some of the famous Jodhpur cuisines.

  • Makhaniya Lassi
  • Mawa Kachori
  • Pyaaz Kachori
  • Hot & Spicy Mirchibada (A preparation made with potato, onion, chili and gram flour)
  • Panchkuta.

Jodhpur is also famous for its sweets. It is like a tradition in Jodhpur to first have something sweet and then proceed on to the main course. The sweet hospitality of Jodhpur is known as Mithi Manuhar. Maybe this is the reason for the sweet tone of the people of Jodhpur.

Some of the popular sweets of Jodhpur are:

  • Mave ki Kachori
  • Besan ki Chaaki
  • Maakhan Vade
Regarding eating out in Jodhpur, India some of the shops where you can find quality as well as variety in sweets are:
  • Janta Sweet Home
  • Jodhpur Sweet Home
  • Pokhar Sweets
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The rooftop terrace of the Hotel Haveli hosts this classy restaurant, with uniformed staff, Indian wine and Spanish cerveza.

Risala

Risala is one of a selection of elegant eateries at Umaid Bhawan Palace.

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