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Dirección: Ground Floor, 40 Sankey Cross Road, Abshot Layout


The hostel sleeps 30 people and has a weekly calendar of activities that bring alive our cities, our theater's of life. We want our guests running their Instagram fingers whilst exploring.

Come be a LoCul!

The space:

Creating an atmosphere to tell our guests what Bangalore was and what Bengaluru is. We pit these 2 fantastic era's of the city against each other and let our guests decide which Bangalore ( or Bengaluru ) they prefer.

Guest access

Included in the price is free breakfast ( yep ! every single day ) that includes local fare at our shared open kitchen.

Interaction with guests

Wooing our guests with the numerous functional areas in the property. Guests can get a Yoga session or lounge at our library.
Our family of loving staff can provide the best stories and recommendations, and try to teach our guests basic Kannada language.


  • Seguridad 24 horas
  • Adaptadores
  • Aire Acondicionado
  • Juegos de mesa
  • Intercambio de Libros
  • Desayuno Incluido
  • Ventiladores
  • Sala común
  • Cambio de moneda
  • Ascensor
  • Mapas Gratis
  • Acceso a Internet gratuito
  • Parking Gratuito
  • Wifi Gratis
  • Nevera/Congelador
  • Sala de Juegos
  • Secador de Pelo
  • Agua Caliente
  • Servicio de Limpieza
  • Tabla de planchar
  • Cocina
  • Servicio de Lavanderia
  • Ropa de Cama Incluida
  • Candados
  • Consigna
  • Microondas
  • Lámpara de lectura
  • Caja Fuerte
  • Kit para Té y Café
  • Tours/Información turística
  • Alquiler de Toallas
  • Toallas Incluidas
  • Utensilios
  • Lavadora
  • Acceso para minusvalidos



Traveler Reviews

“Happiness@ Locul uptown”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on December 12, 2019

The stay at locul uptown was superb that i extended my 2 day booking to 6 days. The crowd is enthusiastic and the facilities they provide is mind blowing.. And special appreciation for the Superhost...

“Best hostel in Bangalore.”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on November 12, 2019

You must go there. The two owners are wonderful in helping you with WHATEVER you could need or want in Bangalore and India in general. Great everything. Super clean, nice atmosphere and safe...

“Great place to stay in Bengaluru”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on November 09, 2019

Stayed here for 7 nights in a 6 bed dorm with an ensuite. I arrived after 7pm and check in was pretty straightforward. There's the option to pay by credit card and the hostel doesn't charge a fee...

Como llegar

The closest landmark to the hostel is The Windsor Manor Hotel. From the hotel, the hostel just a 2 min walk, into an area called Abshot Layout.The property is listed on google maps, and any cab aggregator service (Uber/Ola). If you have any trouble finding the property, please call us and we will be happy to guide you to the property. From: Kempegowda International Airport. Driving distance to hostel: 35 minutes. Total Distance 31 KM. Time to hostel by public transport: 50 minutes. Directions: Taxis Plenty of On - demand cabs are easily available at the airport arrival gate. Guests will find it convenient to also book Uber/Ola to reach the property. The location (Locul.Uptown) can be found on any Cab Aggregation app. Buses: Many buses depart from the airport and get our guests to the location. The drop off point is the ITC Windsor Manor Hotel. (Currently buses 5, 7A, 9, and 12 all pass the Windsor Manor Hotel.) Once you get down at Windsor manor hotel our property is a 2 minute walk around the corner. Direct Bus #1: KIA9 - High Frequency Direct Bus #2: KIA 5- Medium Frequency Direct Bus #3: KIA12 - Low Frequency Direct Bus #4: KIA7A - Low frequency Direct Bus #5: KIA7 - Low Frequency P:S = Sometimes buses may stop at : RM Guttahalli (This stop is 677 meters from ITC Windsor Manor Hotel )


If a guest cancels anywhere up to 48 hours before the booking, the first night will be charged.
For bookings cancelled 48 hours before the checkin, a refund will be given (minus any transaction fees with Hostel Culture).

We do not allow groups of larger than 4 people and this is strictly enforced at check-in. Since we are a travelers hostel, all guests (including Indian citizens) are required to produce their passports at check-in. We DO NOT accommodate travelers without passports.

The minimum age of any traveler must be above the age of 18.

The government has introduced a Goods & Services Tax
(GST) which amounts to 12% on private rooms.Note that your private room tariff is exclusive of this tax.