$15 per night is how much hostels in Varanasi cost, on average. $1 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $12 per night or less is a good deal. Varanasi hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with December being the most expensive month to book, and in May being the cheapest.
Staying at a hostel is beneficial if you’re looking to travel to Varanasi on a budget. Spending less on accommodations means you can spend more on activities, food, and souvenirs. You may find that some hostels in Varanasi offer amenities similar to those that hotels provide, such as continental breakfasts, 24/7 check-in, an on-site bar, and free Wi-Fi - so there’s often no need to forego any travel comforts.