Youth Hostel is a Home away from Home. Youth Hostels provide simple accommodation at moderate cost for short period, three days at a time, extendable at the discretion of the Warden in deserving cases.
It is a place for forming friendship, recreation and informal education. It provides young people on their educational excursions inexpensive hostelling facilities in the form of dormitories – separate for ladies and gents, a dining hall with self-service, a common room or lounge".
Youth Hostels are not to be mistaken for luxury homes; nor are they to be mistaken for residential hostels, which provide boarding lodging for long periods.
Youth Hostel, Hyderabad is a joint venture of the Government of India and Government of Telangana. It conforms to the norms followed by International Youth Hostel Federation. It is a non-religious, non-political, non-commercial unit transcending barriers of caste, creed or social background.