I stayed here for four nights at the start of a three week trip in India; I booked via expedia.co.uk paying in advance, which worked out at £13.05 a night.
The hotel is located in Paharganj, near New Delhi station, which is an area absolutely full of budget hotels. I got a taxi from the airport and the driver found the hotel for me with no problems. It's right on DB Gupta, not down a side street, but simply because there are so many hotels I think I might have struggled to find it myself the first time.
New Delhi station is maybe 5-10 minutes walk away, depending on how lucky you get/brave you are with the traffic crossing DB Gupta. (Add an extra five minutes to get through the station complex to the corresponding metro station.) DB Gupta is a very busy road but I didn't find it too unpleasant. My first evening there I went for a brief wander around the area and found myself in Main Bazar Road nearby, where I was beset by touts trying to get me into their tour agencies. After that I avoided Main Bazar Road when I could, but the experience makes me think the location of this hotel on DB Gupta is an advantage, since you can walk down the street outside the hotel without fending off unwanted advances all the time. I didn't go out much in the evenings, but the street felt OK, making allowances for my nervousness at being in India for the first time and it being quite unlike anywhere else I'd ever been.
The room was pretty large and clean, with a table, two chairs, a small wardrobe and a sofa in addition to the bed. There was also a fridge, but it wasn't plugged in and I didn't feel I ought to plug it in. The bed was comfortable and very wide, although it seemed a bit on the short side to me - maybe I was mistaken. (I'm tiny, so I was fine, but it just seemed a bit short.)
The staff seemed very helpful when I spoke to them. When I checked in I was offered a choice of a front or back room; I chose the back as it would be quieter. There was some noise even so, but I didn't find it a problem, although I'm not generally bothered by noise very much anyway.
The wifi worked in my room but it was very slow; it just about handled Skype voice calls, but I was completely unable to upload any photos to flickr without the connection timing out before even one photo completed.
There was no hot water in the bathroom; a sign in the room said for hot water you had to call down to reception and give them 10-15 minutes notice. I didn't try this and just made do with cold showers; I might guess from some hints dropped by my guide book that they would have brought me up a bucket of hot water if I'd called, but I don't actually know.
If you want your room cleaning you have to leave your key at reception, which I didn't realise at first.
I would certainly consider staying here again on a subsequent visit to Delhi.
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