At Just INR 500 Per Night, The Old Quarter Hostel Offers You The Best Holiday Experience In Goa!

If you’re a 20-something with little money but an insatiable wanderlust, then the Old Quarter hostel in Panjim, Goa, is the perfect place for you. Far from your average traveller’s hostel, Old Quarter is housed in a 200-year-old Portuguese home, charming on the outside and in.

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The well-designed hostel is situated in the historic Fontainhas – a Portuguese quarter with its own unique charm. It’s romantic alleys and cozy cafes offer an ideal getaway those looking for an escape from city life.

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Spread across two buildings, this backpackers paradise boasts of typical Portuguese architectural elements like tiled roofs, whitewashed walls, red oxide floors, and enchantingly high ceilings.

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It offers cash-strapped travellers a comfortable stay in their with non-AC dorms starting at INR 500 and AC dorms at INR 550. There are dorms just for women, as well as mixed ones. They also come with personal lockers and free basic breakfast.

An additional plus is that you get a chance to meet like-minded people and make new friends, and memories!

For those with a looking for a little more privacy, the hostel offers private rooms equipped with wi-fi and hot water at INR 1,800 for a Standard Double and INR 2,500 for a Deluxe Double.

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There’s also a common room where you can sip on a cuppa and immerse yourself in a book from the hostel’s numerous bookshelves.

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The cafe downstairs will sort out your hunger pangs and offers bikes on hire for those seeking adventure. Don’t forget to make a reservation well in advance and do carry your passport!

You can make a booking here.

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