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Hotel New Vasantashram

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I stayed here last week for 6 days. And that was my third visit here. This is one of the best place if you are looking for a cheap and safe place. The whole premises and toilets are always kept clean. However the only issue...More

Thank Surya N
Response from sujata r, Owner at Hotel New VasantashramResponded 27 March 2018

Hi Surya, Thank you for the wonderful review and the support we receive from guests like you. I am extremely sorry that a single room promised was not kept reserved for you despite giving the assurance. Next time take the name of the person taking...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I felt like this hostel was very authentic, especially as it was mostly Indians staying there. The location was perfect for me and the staff were as helpful as I needed them to be, only downside is how incredibly hard the mattresses are but maybe...More

Thank Tom G
Response from sujata_pilinja, Owner at Hotel New VasantashramResponded 22 January 2018

Hi Tom! The hotel is authentic! Its been hosting guests from all over since it opened in January 1947. Yes! a 70 year old hotel . Im sorry you found the mattress hard. Cotton mattresses do need to be rehauled every 3-4 years. I will...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

As a solo woman traveller, artist, and activist for women's rights, I've had many uncomfortable experiences while on the road. Travelling alone can be daunting, especially when in an unfamiliar place. New Vasantashram is a gem in the heart of South Mumbai. Affordable and safe,...More

Thank josephinehaworthlee
Response from sujata_pilinja, Owner at Hotel New VasantashramResponded 12 November 2017

Josephine! What a heart felt review. I can imagine how daunting it can be for solo woman travellers, wanting a safe and affordable place and to know New Vasantashram fills that niche for them. Thank you.

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We found New Vasantashram to be a good little hostel that was in a great location and at a very affordable price. Rooms were basic and there were Indian squat toilets, which we were expecting from the reviews. The hostel had a nice charm to...More

Thank Megan W
Response from sujata_pilinja, Owner at Hotel New VasantashramResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you Megan for choosing to stay with us. I am extremely sorry that you were disturbed by the cleaning staff. My sincere apologies. I guess this was pre Diwali and its that time of the year when all households offices shops in India have...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

I attended a very interesting cultural talk on Bhendi Bazaar by a writer and academic at The New Vasantashram a year ago, which was when I first discovered it. I was very surprised to find such an affordable lodging and boarding house in a busy...More

Thank Dhwani S
Response from sujata_pilinja, Owner at Hotel New VasantashramResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you Dhwani for the review. I am glad that solo woman travellers have a place in Mumbai where its a win win situation for them in terms of affordability and a safe place. May your tribe grow.

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US$10 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Affordable, Safe"
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"rooms facing the roadside give you a view of the mumbai's signature hustle and bustle."
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"Ask for female only dorm - doesn't always show on booking sites but is available"
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"Great accessibility, room are clean and quite, friendly atmosphere"
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