How to Find a Cheap but Safe Hotel in Bangalore, India

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The Indian city of Bangalore or Bengaluru as it is officially known as is the capital city of the state of Karnataka in the south of the country. Whenever you travel overseas or even to a new area of your own country that is unfamiliar to you it is alway

The city of Bangalore is one of the major tourist centres of the state of Karnataka as well as being an important commercial location particularly for the growing information technology industry within the country. Many hotels offer packages for the attendees of the computer industries conferences that are regularly held there. For the tourist there are many shopping areas, lakes and parks for relaxing as well as museums and historic buildings reflecting the regions past influence when the Indian sub-continent was under the control of the British Empire.

Within India a budget or cheap hotel is regarded as being one with no frills, you will not be offered room service; bathrooms will usually be en-suite although some hotels at the lowest price ranges may have shared facilities. Doing some research online before making a booking can give you the answers to many questions you may have about the hotel you decide to stay in. Many hotels or booking agencies have special offers available particularly if you want to visit outside of the peak travel times or away from the holidays or festivals held in India.

The area around MG Road has several budget hotels the best of these are Hotels Ajantha and Brindavan. The City market area is another location for cheap rated hotels and hostels, this area is also conveniently located close to the railway station. Each of these hotels is close to or within the city centre and are mostly located close to many of the main tourist attractions.

One company that specializes in providing bookings and the necessary information required for hotel stays in India is make my trip, they can be located at

They can take bookings for up to 415 hotels within the city of Bangalore catering for all budgets and requirements. There are reviews available on all the hotels they serve and on their website are photos of the hotels and some with interior views of the rooms and common areas. Some of the deals they offer include a 50% saving on the second nights’ accommodation when two or more nights are booked together. 10% discount for booking online, cheaper options for weekend stays and three nights for the price of two. Prices are available online in many of the world’s major currencies so you can instantly see the cost with no complicated conversions or hidden extras.

Ginger Hotels began in December 2003 and was the first hotel chain of its type in India to provide what it describes as ‘smart basic’ hotels across the country. It is now one of the largest hotel groups in South Asia, offering cheap budget hotels through to the finest luxury establishments for tourists having been incorporated into the Tata Group, operators of India’s first luxury hotel in 1903. Ginger Hotels regularly have special offers to give even greater value for money and these can viewed at Some of their offers include booking early for cheaper rates as well as last minute deals for rooms when available.

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