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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.


  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible



Traveler Reviews

“Nice vibe”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 24, 2020

This hostel is set in a quiet shaded area. Within easy reach of convenience store shops and restaurants. The hostel is well run with very helpful and informative staff. Rooms and communal areas are...

“Great Staff, clean Room”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on January 27, 2020

I definitely enjoyed my stay there (2 Nights, Double Bedroom). The breakfast was different this two days and really good. The Staff was really friendly, talkative and helpful not just about Bengalore...

“Locul Uptown is like home to me❤️”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on January 20, 2020

I stayed at Locul Uptown for 28 nights as a part of a programme from university and never did I feel like I was away from home. The cozy atmosphere and facilities were so homy and the staffs were...


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.