Best Hostels and Hotels, Mumbai

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I was lost in the busy hustle of Mumbai when I first visited the city of dreams. I was completely alone to explore the city and it really took a while to cover the most of it. So here I am, with some experience to guide you to have a comfortable journey on your next stop to Mumbai. I have already covered some of the best places to visit in Mumbai I will cover some of the best places to stay(Hotels Mumbai) and some general information you need to take care of in Mumbai. So I will cover the following points:

  • Connectivity to Mumbai from major cities.
  • Best hotels and hostels of Mumbai. (Mumbai 5-star hotels, affordable hotels, and backpacker’s hostels)
  • Guide to Travel in the city. (Mumbai metro, Mumbai local bus, affordable rentals etc)
  • General Information. (Local food delivery apps Mumbai, Mumbai Malls)

Connectivity to Mumbai

Mumbai is one of the most visited places in India. To have prior info about how you can reach the city is a must.

By Air

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Chhatrapati Shivaji International (CSI) Airport is one of the busiest and largest airports in India. It is connected to major domestic as well as international airports. Located at Sahar in Andheri East while the domestic terminal is in Santa Cruz,

  • To Mumbai: Delhi, Goa, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Goa, Jammu
  • From Mumbai: Indore, Bombay, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Banglore and more.
  • International: Beijing, Toronto, Paris, Dubai, Mauritius, Bangkok, Tokyo, London, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Amsterdam, And almost all major international airports.

By Railways

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Mumbai is almost incomplete without talking of local train. There are more than ten busy railway stations in Mumbai that are connected to all major cities of India. Travelling in Railways is always a cheap and comfortable option. Some major stations are:- Mumbai C.S.T, Dadar, Mumbai Central, Borivali, Thane, Kalyan, Lokmanya tilak terminus (LTT), Panvel, Bandra (T), Andheri.

By Road

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Road trips are just awesome and when there are roads smooth like butter it becomes quite comfortable too. All major highways connect to Mumbai from different parts of India. NH 48 is the major highway that connects almost cities from Delhi to Chennai. So what are you thinking off just pack your bags and hit the road ;)?

Hostels and Hotels Mumbai

I will cover the best 5-star hotels in Mumbai and hostels in Mumbai.

Mumbai 5-star Hotels

The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai

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  • Average Pricing: INR 15000(208 USD)
  • Location: It is 15.5 miles (25 km) from the Airport. It has a seaside view from some rooms.
  • Service: Excellent
  • Rating: 4.7

Grand Hyatt Mumbai

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  • Average Pricing: INR 13000(181.17 $)
  • Location: 4.3 miles (7 Km) from Airport
  • Service: Excellent
  • Rating: 4.5

Taj Lands End Mumbai

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  • Average Pricing: INR 15000(208 USD)
  • Location: 6.2 miles(10 KM) from airport
  • Service: Excellent
  • Rating: 4.6

The Oberoi’s Mumbai

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  • Average Pricing: INR 17000()
  • Location: 17.4 miles(28 KM) from Airport
  • Service: Excellent
  • Rating: 4.6

Other Good 5-star hotels are The Lalit Mumbai, The Leela Mumbai, Trident Hotel Mumbai, JW Marriott Mumbai.

Affordable Hotels Mumbai

Oyo gives you the flexibility to book hotels between good price variations, you can easily find cheap hotels ranging from INR 700-1500, so my advice is to book through oyo rather than going to some random hotel as they will overcharge you and also not give the service for that price.

BackPacker’s Hostels Mumbai

Mumbai Staytion Dorm – A Backpackers Hostel

  • Average Pricing: INR 500
  • Address: Leena Kunj. Near Hotel Sadguru Takpada Marol Naka, Makwana Rd, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400059•098337 25472
  • Rating: 4.6

QubeStay Town Hostel

  • Average Pricing: INR 600
  • Address: 9/72 Sahayog Housing Society, Opposite Shiv Sena office, Western Express Hwy, Old, Santacruz East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400055•099673 93506
  • Rating: 4.6

Bombay Backpackers

  • Average Pricing: INR 700
  • Address: 1, Uttam Jeevan, Opp Equinox Business Park, LBS Road, off BKC, Kurla West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400070•084509 44066
  • Rating: 4.1

Guide to Travel In The City

There are services like OLA, uber already running in Mumbai, Local taxiwalas also an option. But sometimes roads are overcrowded and I would suggest you take the metro as they are airconditioned and also you have a comfortable stay in it.

Mumbai metro route

Metro is the best way to travel in this congested and overcrowded city. Metro covers almost entire of Mumbai city. Here you can find the Mumbai metro map.

Mumbai Local Bus Route

There are frequent local buses running inside Mumbai, fares are pretty decent but ya keep in mind they can be overcrowded at peak times.

Self Drive Rentals Mumbai

There are self-drive rentals services running in Mumbai like SelfDrive, zoom car etc, you can easily hire it and travel in the city because these are the best way to explore a city.

General Information about Mumbai

Online Food Delivery in Mumbai

During travelling we get so tired sometimes that we expect to get food directly in the room, well there are several food delivery apps in Mumbai. Some of them are Zomato, Swiggy, Ubereats, Scootsy, Faasos.

Malls in Mumbai

High Street Phoenix Mumbai

  • Address: 462, Tulsi Pipe Rd, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013, India
  • Opening Hours: 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily.
  • Closest Metro Station: Ghatkopar

R-City Mumbai

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  • Address: LBS Rd, Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400086, India
  • Opening Hours: Weekdays, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Weekends, 11 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.
  • Closest Metro Station: Ghat Kopar

Infinity, Malad Mumbai

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  • Address: Infiniti Mall, New Link Rd, Malad, Mindspace, Malad West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400064, India
  • Opening Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily (food court open until 11 p.m. and midnight on weekends).
  • Closest Metro Station: D.N. Nagar

Other famous malls in Mumbai are InOrbit, Malad, Oberoi Mall, Growel,s 101, InOrbit Vashi.

Mumbai Helpline Number

Police100
Railway131
Ambulance102
Fire101

Hey there all travellers, I shared my experience with you and tried to give in-depth information on Mumbai. Do comment below if you liked the content. Mail us for any queries. and also follow my Instagram page for more updates.

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Have a Happy and Safe Journey

~YoungTraveller

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