Best Hotels in Mumbai, India: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

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To say that Mumbai (formerly Bombay) is ‘big’ is an understatement — after all, aside from its dense population, it also has a huge landmass to boot. To add, it is also a pulsating metropolis that’s known for being the heart of India‘s Bollywood film industry. Sure enough, there is a LOT to experience and witness here! So when you drop by for a memorable exploration, below is the ultimate list of the best hostels and hotels in Mumbai.

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Best Budget Hotels in Mumbai

Travellers Inn

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Located at walking distance from the city’s famous CST train station, this is an affordable hostel great for backpackers as it offers mixed dorms and private rooms per your comfort.

To love: Lounge terrace | Landmark: CST Train Station | Price starts from: $10~

Basti – A Backpackers Hostel

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This hostel’s location is great if you’re interested in Mumbai’s nightlife; and of course, the hostel has the basic amenities that you’ll need at a cheap price!

To love: Free bikes for use | Landmark: Khar Gymkhana | Price starts from: $11~

Backpacker Panda, Appetite

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This hostel has everything a backpacker would dream of: comfy beds, common kitchen, free WiFi, and a location that’s near the highlights of the city! You’ll love your stay with them.

To love: Prime location | Landmark: v | Price starts from: $12~

Zostel Mumbai

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This is the biggest and liveliest backpacker hostel in Mumbai and you will love not only its ‘vibe’ but also its charming Bollywood-themed rooftop!

To love: Each room has a terrace | Landmark: Prime Academy School | Price starts from: $12~

Best Mid-Range Hotels in Mumbai

Residency Hotel Fort

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You will love the clean boutique-ish design of the hotel which also has ample amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Plus, with the proximity of CST, you’re bound to be near any of Mumbai’s top spots!

To love: Prime location | Landmark: v | Price starts from: $50~

Hotel Yogi Executive

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Located near Inorbit Mall, this is one of the hotels in Mumbai that offers basic amenities with added features like an outdoor pool and lounge with hot tub — perfect for relaxation after a day of exploring the city.

To love: The area which is newly-developed | Landmark: Sanpada Railway Station | Price starts from: $60~

Svenska Design Hotel

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Situated in Mumbai’s Lokhandwala Complex, it offers 4 dining options and spacious well-designed rooms. If you ask me, I especially loved the fact that they offer FREE rental of iPads, Wii, and PS3 gaming consoles!

To love: The modern rooms and interiors | Landmark: Infinity Mall | Price starts from: $85~

Le Sutra

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As one of the art boutique hotels in Mumbai, it features varying Indian artworks and designs as inspired by local mythology to make your stay extra special. Not to mention, it has a great location in the bustling city!

To love: Food, gift surprises during your stay | Landmark: Pali Hill | Price starts from: $90~

Mirage Hotel

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This 4-star hotel has 3 dining options, 24-hour concierge services, and amenities that feature modern decor. If you need to be close to the airport, this is a good place to check-in for your stay.

To love: Located close to the airport | Landmark: The Leela Kempinski | Price starts from: $100~

Best Luxury Hotels in Mumbai

The Westin Mumbai Garden City

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If you’re looking for amazing views and a lush staycation, staying here at the Westin will be a wise choice for you. You’ll also get to enjoy the nearby Oberoi Mall!

To love: The landscaped swimming pool | Landmark: Oberoi Shopping Mall | Price starts from: $135~

ITC Grand Central

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This is one of the luxurious hotels in Mumbai that boasts exquisite rooms and suites with city views for its guests. After all, it reflects regal grandeur by blending old-world charm with modern elements.

To love: The hotel amenities | Landmark: Lower Parel railway station | Price starts from: $150~

Sofitel Mumbai BKC

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This is one of the popular luxury hotels in Mumbai that enjoys a strategic location in BKC (Bandra Kurla Complex). You’re sure to celebrate the finer things in life if you get to spend your Mumbai staycation here!

To love: The outdoor pool | Landmark: Bandra Kurla Complex | Price starts from: $160~

The Taj Mahal Palace

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Built in 1903, this iconic hotel stands majestically opposite the famous Gateway of India. Sprawled over 2.6 acres, it also boasts 10 restaurants and an array of rooms with Indian-inspired decor and architecture.

To love: The prime location | Landmark: Gateway of India | Price starts from: $230~

The Oberoi

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This luxury hotel enjoys an unrivaled position on the exclusive Marine Drive whilst offering unparalleled views of the ocean — surely a great respite from the bustling Mumbai-scape.

To love: The picturesque atrium lobby | Landmark: Gandhi monument | Price starts from: $240~

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  1. Sash

    I once had an opportunity to visit the Taj hotel with my mentor. The moment I entered it and till I came out of the hotel I was awestruck by seeing the beauty of the Taj Hotel. Btw great post Aileen.

  2. Danica Watson

    Thanks for sharing this amazing post.

    • Aileen Adalid

      Hope it helps!

  3. Lombok Wander

    All the hotel is very good !!
    Have a nice trip for next session

  4. Lydia

    Wow! This is a really exquisite and detailed list of hotels which everyone planning to explore India will find them useful, Aileen!


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