• All guests must be of at least 18 years of age to be able to check-in at the Hostel.
  • We are not family hostels and recommend you reserve Hotels if travelling with family.
  • We send you an email with detailed directions to the hostel and how to avoid the common scams within a few hours of receiving your booking. Please read this email carefully. Look at your spam folder in case you do not receive the email within 12 hours.
  • No drugs allowed on any hostel premises. Any guest breaking the house rules, consuming illicit substances, and conducting a wrong behavioural approach, can be asked to leave the property immediately. These rights are retained by the property manager, who may, upon scrutiny, cancel your booking without being liable to raise any refunds.
  • Smoking and Vamping is not permitted inside the hostel premises besides the designated smoking areas.
  • Any guests who purposely/accidentally cause damage to the property, eats/ consumes alcohol in the room, smokes inside the room/property will be subject to penalties as suggested by the property manager.
  • La Vaca India does not take any responsibility for your goods. We are not liable in case you lose your goods/valuables during your stay. Keep a good eye on your stuff and have a great stay with us.
  • La Vaca India  reserves the Right to admission.
  • Non Residents/Visitors are strictly not allowed on the hostel premises.
  • Outside pets are not allowed in any La Vaca India  Hostels.
  • We need a valid passport and visa for foreign nationals and a valid Government Photo ID and Address proof like Driving license, Aadhar card for Indian nationals during check-in. Student IDs are not eligible.
  • Residents of the same city are not permitted to stay at the hostel. For e.g., residents of Varanasi will not be allowed to stay at La Vaca India  Hostel Varanasi.
  • 24-hour check-in permitted but the earliest check-in times are different for different locations so please do confirm from our website. If you are arriving very early, please make sure you book the previous night. You are welcome to wait in our common room if you would like, but for 3-4 am arrivals, we recommend booking an extra night.
  • Guests will be asked to pay in advance minimum 50% to upto 100% of their booking amount to confirm their bookings by the reservations team at any point after they make the booking.
  • We have a strict advance payment policy at check-in
  • Credit cards accepted with 2 % additional bank charge
  • The prices are exclusive of Goods and Service Tax applied by Government of India and will be charged extra above the room rates as per the rates defined by the Government.
  • Breakfast is included in the room rates.
  • We are a travellers' hostel and do not encourage group stays and long stays. For bookings of more than 6 people or stays of more than 15 days, please email us on connect@lavacahostel.com to get authorisation. Else, we reserve the right to terminate your booking without any refunds
  • Accommodation in the same dorm room for Groups of more than 4 cannot be guaranteed.
  • Group bookings that are not authenticated in advance by the Management, individual bookings made by different members of the same group, irrespective of source of booking (made for the purpose of misleading the management) can be cancelled at any point in time, without any prior notification/warning.
  • Any group breaking the house rules, consuming illicit substances, and conducting a wrong behavioural approach, can be asked to leave the property immediately. These rights are retained by the property manager, who may, upon scrutiny, cancel your booking without being liable to raise any refunds.
  • If you have booked a room through the use of a travel agency or an online travel agency (such as Booking.com, Expedia and Hostelworld), you must cancel or modify your booking through the agency that you used to make the booking.
  • The geographical uncertainty in this region of the country stays a challenge for most residing here. As such McLeodGanj depend mostly on nature and its resource, electricity and water supplies, though are provisioned, but their availability cannot be guaranteed 24X7.
  • Payment has to be made in advance to confirm your extension.
  • We are much better over email than phones. So email us with your questions before calling us :)