Luxury Hotels: Hampi has a few for upscale accommodation options.
Hotels near Hampi: From a convenience point Hospet is a the nearest town for Hampi with bus and rail connectivity. See Hotels in Hospet .
Budget Hotels in Hampi:
Hampi village has limited hotels to choose from. Out of the available ones, most of the hotels are of the tiny guest house types with basic facilities.
In other words most of the hotels in Hampi are aimed at the backpacker type visitors who would spend most of the time exploring the ruins and use the hotels as palace to stay overnight and keep their baggage during the day time. They would better fit as guest houses.
Despite the limitations in of hotel choices in Hampi, there is a special charm in staying withing the proximity of Hampi ruins. That's the big plus and reason for popularity for these basic hotels in the vicinity of the ruins.
Broadly Hampi’s hotels are located in two clusters, the river Tunga Bhadra separating them.
The Virupapur Gadde area, often preferred to as the ‘other side’ of Hampi is a laidback location often preferred by those new age hippie genre backpackers. This is also a preferred area for the Bouldering fans beeline to Hampi.
The ones on the Hampi village sides are the most sought after ones. A good number of monuments like the Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Bazaar, Hemakuta Hills etc are at walking distance from the Hampi village, so the popularity.
That’s about the hotel scenario in the Hampi village, the epicenter of Hampi’s tourism. Some of the popular ones and its locations are listed here.
|Hotel||Location|| Type of Hotel|
|Mowgli Guest House||Located in Virupapur Gadde area across the river|| Budget type accommodation; rooms and cottage options; cottages overlooking paddy fields.|
|Gopi Guesthouse||Located near the Hampi Bazaar area|| Ideal backpack packer type accommodation.|
|Padma Guest House||Located near the Hampi Bazaar area opposite to Hampi bus stand|| Comfy home stay type accommodation with decent looking rooms|
|Shanthi Guesthouse||Located in Virupapur Gadde area across the river|| A popular place among the backpackers. Rooms and cottage options; cottages overlook the paddy fields and boulder hills|
|Rahul Guest House||Located near the Hampi Bazaar area. Opposite to Hampi bus stand||Basic backpacker type accommodation. Located across the Hampi Bus stand|
|Ranjana Guest House||Located near the Hampi Bazaar area. Opposite to Hampi bus stand|| Single and double rooms; Basic homestay type accommodation.|
|Sudha Guest House||Located closer to the Ghat. Behind the Hampi Bazaar area|| Single with shared bathrooms and double with attached rooms; At a short walk close to the river|
|Hotel Mayura Bhuvaneshwari||Located closer to the Royal Center area of Hampi in Kamalapura|| Mid range budget hotel operated by the state tourism|
And of course there are many more similar ones at Hampi. People tend to walk-in, though advanced reservation is recommended, especially during the peak seasons, around December and also during the Hampi Utsav days. However there even star rated Luxury Hotels in Hampi . If staying a basic guest house type accommodation is your idea, try one of the upscale or mid range hotels in Hospet Town, those it's about 13km from Hampi village.