Mayapur Iskcon Temple Room Booking | Guest House Accommodation Tips

Do you know, you can stay in Mayapur just for 100 rupees. The answer is Chaitanya Bhavan. This is a proper Mayapur Iskcon temple room booking guide from my experience.

Nabadwip Dham Mayapur Iskcon is the holy place of Hindus on the Jalangi Riverbank. It is situated 130 kilometres away from Kolkata and is the best tourist place in West Bengal. The headquarters of Iskcon – (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) is here.

First, Iskcon was registered in New York in July 1966. Krishna’s campaign started 500 years ago with the hand of Lord Chaitanya. Iskcon was established by ‘Swami Srila Prabhupada’.

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Ram Hare Ram Ram Ram Hare Hare

Mayapur Iskcon Temple Room Booking
Mayapur Iskcon Temple Room Booking
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Mayapur Iskcon temple room booking / Guest House guide

Sri Mayapur Dham accommodation is for everyone’s budget. At a time, they can accommodate over 1000 pilgrims. Iskon offers to visit Mayapur with online booking facilities as well.

Mayapur Iskcon has guest houses with five different varieties: Standard, Deluxe, Super Deluxe, A/c Room, and Dormitory for the pilgrims and visitors to the Mayapur pilgrims.

Please note – At arrival time, they will request you to show the ID proofs in the reception. So please carry a national ID for the Mayapur Iskcon temple room booking.

Non-veg items are restricted in Mayapur, even tea or coffee. So if you are uncomfortable with that, you can stay outside the Mayapur. Even many staying options are in Navadwip, too. Famous hotels are:-

Carry anyone below

  • Passport
  • Voter ID PAN card
  • Driving license.

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Mayapur Iskcon Economy Housing

On the way to Goshala, Gauranga Kutir is located. It has 100 rooms and four staff to take care of this facility. It was inaugurated in 2003. Currently, the room rent is 150 rupees. The next economy accommodation is Mayapur Nityananda Kutir.

Iskcon Mayapur room price

Gada Bhavan500 Rupees to 5000 Rupees
Chaitanya Bhavan500 to 1900 Rupees
Gita Bhavan400 Rupees to 3000 Rupees
Vamsi BhavanFree for Life Members
Isodyan Bhavan1000 Rupees to 3000 Rupees
Gauranga Kutir150 Rupees
Nityananda KutirStrats from 300 Rupees
Namhatta Bhavan600 Rupees 2500 Rupees

For staying, the popular Bhavans for Mayapur Iskcon temple room booking is “GADA Bhavan”, GITA Bhavan, CHAITANYA Bhavan, etc. 

My first visit is to the Gada Bhavan for accommodation. It is the main centre for booking in Gada Bhavan, Nityananda Kutir, and Gouranga Kutir.

If you still do not get a room in the temple, try to book a hotel room outside the Iskcon.

1. Iskcon Mayapur Conch Bhavan

The Conch Bhavan is in front of the main temple centre of Mayapur. Green plants surround the Bhavan campus and have a peaceful environment.  

In Conch Bhavan, the room fare is 8235 for a four-bedded room, staying six people maximum.

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2. Gada Bhavan (All Bhavan’s booking office)

Gada Bhavan’s room rent is between 500 rupees to 5000 rupees. Also, you can get a ticket for Mahaprasad from the Gada Bhavan reception.

The lunchtime is from 1 pm to 2 pm, and the ticket price is 60 rupees. Dinner is 8 pm to 9 pm, and the ticket price is 50 rupees. If you stay in Gada Bhavan, you can get Prasad in the room. Please note that Bhavan’s check-out time is 8 am.

Gada Bhavan Mayapur contact number: – 094747 51202

Mayapur prasad ticket
Mayapur prasad ticket
Harinam Sankritan

3. Chaitanya Bhavan

Next is Chaitanya Bhavan. We can book the room from Gita Bhavan, and the rent is 500 to 1900 rupees. Chaitanya Bhawan Guest House is situated in the Brahmachari kitchen. 

You must book a room one month before the check-in date. An 8-bedded dormitory room costs 500 rupees but has no attached bathroom.

Chaitanya Bhavan Phone Number – 03472-245362.

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4. Gita Bhavan

My next visit is to Gita Bhavan. The room rent starts from 400 rupees with a shared bathroom, and the room starts from 800 rupees with an attached bathroom. Try Prasad in Gita Bhaban; it’s best.

Gita Bhavan Phone Number – 03472-245370.

5. Vamsi Bhavan

Next to the staying option is Vamsi Bhavan. Vamsi Bhavan is for Mayapur lifetime members. Those enrolled for a lifetime with 35500 rupees will be privileged with lodging and food here. They also get these facilities in other Mayapur properties all over the world.

6. Isodyan Bhavan

Next, we move to Isodyan Bhavan. You can also stay here. Non-AC room rent starts from 1000 Rupees, and AC room rent starts from 3000 rupees. For booking in Isodyan Bhavan, contact Gita Bhavan.

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7. The Cheapest room in Mayapur (The Gauranga Kutir)

Now we are coming to the cheapest room in Mayapur. The Gauranga Kutir room rent starts from 100 rupees with shared bathrooms. Here, 100 rupees will increase to 150 rupees in the future. They make rooms with fences.

8. Nityananda Kutir

Next, we come to Nityananda Kutir, another low-budget accommodation. They make rooms with bricks, with shared toilets. The room rent is 300 rupees.

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9. Namhatta Bhavan

There Another option for a stay is Namhatta Bhavan. Here, you can get Prasad like Gita Bhavan or Gada Bhavan. The room rent starts from 250 rupees for two people. And for four people the room rent is 600 rupees. Ninety people can stay in the dormitory, and rupees 2500 is the cost.

10. Sruti Bhavan

Sruti Bhavan guest house is another option in the Mayapur ISKCON Campus, specially made for youth and students. But everyone can stay here. It is in a peaceful and solitary area. That’s why this is the ideal destination for youth and students. They constructed this guest house in a spiritual and religious environment.

Youths and students are safely staying here at a reasonable cost. And they can get a 20% discount on room rent. Moreover, they can use the monthly staying package facility in this Bhavan. From the main temple, Sruti Bhavan is 5 to 7-minute walking distance to Gosala.

If you want to stay for an extended period in Mayapur, contact Shruti Bhavan.

Sruti Bhavan Contact Number: 03472-245308. (For booking, contact the Chaitanya Bhavan)

Mayapur Iskcon Temple guest house map
Mayapur Iskcon Temple guest house map

11. Gour Nitai Dharamshala

Besides Namhatta Bhaban, the Gour Nitai Dharmashala is situated. It’s another cheap place to stay, like Gauranga Kutir. Room rent starts from 150 rupees. The toilet is shared.

Room booking Online in Iskcon

Mayapur Iskcon temple room booking online facility for the Conch Bhavan, Gada Bhavan, and Vamsi Bhavan. 

The Conch Bhavan building is connected to the temple, and the Gada Bhavan building is about a 5-minute walk from the main temple. The Vamsi Bhavan is about 7-10 minutes from the main temple.


On my last visit, I found that they allow photography inside the temple between 9:00 am and 10:00 am with a request in the security office beside the Lotus Bhavan.

Iskcon Mayapur lunch price

The prasad starts from 30 rupees. The Rajbhog Prasad price is 120 rupees. Or you can have lunch at Govinda restaurant ISKCON. Veg thali price is 200 rupees.

10 tips before visiting Mayapur

  1. Permission to take pictures is available at the Main Radha Madhav Temple by contacting the security office under the Lotus Building between 9 am and 10 am. You can take pictures, but the video is restricted.
  2. If an elderly needs a wheelchair, he can get one by contacting the office of Padma Bhavan on the left side of the main temple for a refundable amount of Rs.500. You must submit a copy of the photo identity card first.
  3. Before entering the Radhamadhab temple, a mobile phone, shoes, and power bank should be deposited at the counter next to the temple for 10 rupees.
  4. Most of all room bookings happened from the Gada Bhaban building.
  5. Tea and coffee are prohibited anywhere inside the ISKCON complex. Special hot water called Ayurvedic tea is available.
  6. Every Saturday afternoon, an elephant-drawn procession goes out to the temple premises.
  7. There are car parking arrangements.
  8. Mahaprasad starts from 30 rupees. Those who want a full lunch or dinner can eat at Govinda Restaurant (pay per the rate card).
  9. Harinam chanting takes place 24 hours a day at the Mayapur temple.
  10. To maintain the decency of dress.
Elephant procession at Mayapur Iskcon

How can I reach Iskcon temple Mayapur from Kolkata?

Iskcon temple Mayapur is easily connected by train from Kolkata. From both stations, you get local trains every hour. Get down at Nabadwip Dham station or Bishnupriya halt station. From Nabadwip Dham station, you get an auto, Toto, rikshaw, or van for Nabadwip Ghat.

You get a boat launch for Hular Ghat to reach the Mayapur Iskcon temple. After reaching Hular Ghat, take a van, Toto, or auto to ISKCON’s Mayapur Chandrodaya temple. You can also get to Krishnanagar station and take an auto/ bus to Mayapur.

By car from Kolkata to Mayapur Iskcon temple is almost a 4 hours 30 minutes journey through the NH12. It is 124 kilometres away from Radhanath Mullick Lane, Kolkata.

Kolkata to Mayapur Bus Route

Buses are available from Dharmatala and Krishnanagar bus stands. Otherwise, ISKCON Kolkata also provides bus services thrice a week, on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

  • Route: E38 – Kolkata to Mayapur,
  • Via – Dharmatala, Ultodanga, Airport, Barasat Colony Mor, Amdanga, Jaguli, Kalyani Mor, Ranaghat, Krishnanagar.
  • Departs Kolkata (Dharamtala) – 6:15 am
  • Leave Mayapur ISKCON – 3:30 PM
  • Ticket Price – 108 Rupees.

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Can I stay in Iskcon Temple?

You can stay at Iskcon temple premises. Almost every Iskcon temple has a staying option with different room rent. In Mayapur – The main centre of Iskcon, room rent starts from 200 rupees to 2000 rupees per day.

How can I join Mayapur Iskcon?

You can join Mayapur ISKCON by membership. They have a lifetime membership option. Donate a one-time non-refundable minimum of Rs.35,555/- only—no renewal fees. Lifetime membership offers privilege options like Seva, Patronship Card, Accommodation, Meals, Spiritual Knowledge Books, and Tax Benefits.

How far is Mayapur from Kolkata?

By train from Howrah or Sealdah station, it is about a 3-hour journey on a local train.
By car, the km distance is 123.4 via NH12. It takes almost 4 hours and 30 minutes.

I want to stay for one month in ISKCON Mayapur. What are the conditions and rates?

Book a room at ISKCON Mayapur for one month, pay in full in advance and get a 20% discount on the total amount. For more details, contact Gada Bhavan.

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  1. Suchit beria says:

    Hi I am looking for two numbers of rooms from 04th october to 06th Oct 2019.How do I do the bookings?

      1. hundred times i had tried bt i dnt knw why my they not taking my booking?

  2. You need to rectify this – not conservation its consciousness.(Iskcon).
    Hare krishna!

  3. Kamal Nandi says:

    I am a life member. I need a room at Vamsi Bhawan on 31.12.2019 and 01.01.2020

    1. HI Mr Kamal

      My blog is not the official page of Mayapur. Please contact Gada Bhaban for this such query.

  4. TARUN KUMAR ROY says:

    I want at mayapur iscon 2 days in the month of August 2 nd week 2020.

  5. Sailen Mukherjee says:

    Want to Stay one night at Mayapur. For this very reason, want to book one suitable dormitory on 24.01.2021 for accommodation of 11 members incl. 1 child within MAYAPUR ISKCON TEMPLE Premises i.e. GADA BHAVAN / GITA BHAVAN etc. We do not want to book cottage. (Sailen Mukherjee, Haripal, Hooghly, Ph 9932238081)

      1. Dr Rajib De says:

        I want to book 4 beaded room in Gada vaban. Please help me.


    I want to stay for life time in Mayapur doing god’s seva. In other words I want to be a devotee of ISCON. Please suggest me the procedure to get there. How can I get a permanent accommodation.

  7. Sushyamal Adhikari says:

    Madam Ruma aapnar phone no ta pathan

  8. Tridip Kumar Chowdhury says:

    Hello, Good afternoon. I want to go from Bangladesh to Mayapur Iskcon Mandir, Kolkata. I need a travel guide.
    Tridip Chowdhury

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    We want to visit Mayapur Temple 25 people and wished to stay one night on 1st Jan, 2022 PL. do arrange.

  10. Amitabh Dewry says:

    A young non-practicing Muslim couple (atheist) from Bangladesh are interested to visit and stay on the Mayapur campus. are they allowed?

  11. TAPAN KUMAR DEY says:

    I want to travel ISCON MAYAPUR Tample on 5th and 6th May 2022 and want to stay in their accommodation there. Want to book a for me for 2/3 days

    1. Please contact :-
      Gada Bhavan – 094747 51202,
      Sruti Bhavan – 03472-245308,
      chaitannya bhaban – 03472-245362,
      gita bhaban – 03472-245370

      1. Devasish Roy says:

        I live in Australia. I would like to stay at Gada Bhavan from 13/12 to 15 /12/20222.

        How do I book rooms. We are two people.

        Devasish Roy

  12. SG Yatraguru says:

    I would like to thank author to share the room booking information with us. Mayapur Iskon is a famous holy tour destination in West Bengal. I appreciate you for sharing this blog for reader.

  13. Sri Murti d. says:

    Thanks a lot for this revue about Mayapur accomodation and prasadam.

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