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With your friendly neighbourhood backpacker hostel

The Hosteller, started in 2014, is a backpacker hostel chain popular amongst youth for its “yellow/black” hostels. We are young, vibrant & experiential. With an aim to bring not only pocket friendly travel options for millions but also create a community styled living, The Hosteller’s hostels are unique propositions for global as well as local travellers.

The brand operates 14 hostels pan India serving more than 800 people everyday. With travellers always looking for newer experiences, we are prepared to expand the hostel’s network and deliver seamless hospitality service. With your enthusiasm to jump into an expedition with us, we think, we can.

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Our Products

Backpacker Hostels
Traveller’s Cafes
Experiential Activities
Branded Events

14

Hostels

880

Beds/Dorms/Tents

14213

Reviews

232849

Travellers

The Hosteller’s Magic Formula

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Our Hostels

Common Space
Dorm Room
Reception Area
Cafe Area

Curated with love, executed with skill…And much more

CAFE
LOCAL WALKS
EVENTS
TRAVEL DESK
TREKS
EXPEDITIONS

What makes us the most visible hostel chain?

1

9+ rating

on booking & recommendation platforms
2

150K+ followers

across various media platforms
3

1Million+ brand reach

out of 20 Million Indian traveller market

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OUR GUARANTEES

Breakeven

60 Days

Payback Time

24 Months

ROI

2X

Satisfaction

100%

OPERATIONS

Hospitality is a priority and our experienced, trained and intelligent OPs team shoulders all your troubles.

  • Pre operational support
  • Training & development
  • Implementation of SOPs
  • Operational efficiency 
  • Regular monitoring, checks & audits
  • Dedicated franchise manager

FINANCE & LEGAL

Keeping your ROI in the green, that’s our ultimate motive. 

  • Accounting know-how
  • Legal and local liaisoning
  • Reporting mechanisms 
  • Compliance support

TECH

Nothing goes down here for even a microsecond in this fast-paced environment.

  • System setups
  • Channel integrations
  • Booking management
  • Interactive voice response systems
  • Communication channels
  • Payment gateways
  • Upgrades

DESIGN

No one’s smarter than us in designing, our yellow-black hostels are an eye-catcher all across India.

  • Creative visualization
  • Design support
  • Smart designs
  • Design USPs installations
  • Cost effectiveness

SALES

Never miss a sales opportunity, we grab it like a hot cake. 

  • Sales planning
  • Channel management
  • Rate optimization
  • Offers and promotions
  • Offline sales

MARKETING

Right content to right audience at the right time, that’s how we roll. 

  • Digital marketing
  • Website management 
  • Loyalty & referral programs
  • PR management
  • Events & brand collaborations

AN INSPIRATIONAL STORY

“It starts with a dream. A dream that Mayank (my partner) and I, two eccentric entrepreneurs, thought of with an ambition to do more in today’s bustling travel sector. Our street smartness for travel, eye for offbeat experiences and guts to jump in the most vibrant hospitality segment i.e. backpacker hostels led us to The Hosteller. And here we are, running a successful backpacker hostel in Bir, HP, letting thousands of travellers to see dreams too.”

Avinash, Franchise Partner (The Hosteller Bir)

our Picturesque hostels

The grandest hospitality experience under a million stars 

FAQ

Who can apply for The Hosteller Franchise?

Anyone looking to invest in a growing company in a completely new & high growth sector. There’s no pre-requisite to apply.

Can i open a hostel even if i don't have a property?

Yes, absolutely. We jointly put efforts in identifying a suitable infrastructure in any location.

How much time and capital is needed to open The Hosteller?

Based on our experience, it takes 45 days & an average of INR 65000-70000 per bed for transformation of the property asset. E.g. a 50 bed hostel would require a capital expenditure totalling INR 35 lakhs. Transformation exercise includes expenditure on renovation, redesigning, interior & design, furniture, linen, etc.

How much is the franchise fee and commissions that The Hosteller charges?

We DO NOT charge any franchise fee. However, we take a franchise royalty on monthly sales depending on the hostel’s inventory, location and other such factors.

What would The Hosteller help me with during the existence of the franchise?

We help our franchise partners with setting operating standards, booking and sales channels management, boosting sales, driving visibility and increasing return on their investment.

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