"Athithi Devo Bhava"

IIT Roorkee strongly believes in the old Indian adage "Athithi Devo Bhava". We give our visitors the best facilities be it in terms of service, ambience or food. The campus has three guest houses to accommodate the guests and delegates who visit the campus. The Guest House consists of a number of units in buildings located within the Institute campus. All the rooms are furnished, most have attached facilities, and a few have kitchenettes. Effort is made to appropriately accommodate Distinguished Visitors and Visiting Academics, including visiting doctoral students in the various guest rooms. The Guest Houses have in house dining facility, which provides meals to visitors accommodated in the guest rooms. Many members of the Institute also use the Guest House during the lunch hour, and in the early evening for refreshments.

List of Hotels in Roorkee
S.No. Name of Hotel No. of Rooms Contact No. Address Website
1 Hometel 90 01332 - 300300, 8307377501 (A Sarovar Hotel) Toll free number:- 1800111222 NH 73, Dehradun/Saharanpur National Highway, Karondi, Roorkee Hometel
2 Ambrosia Sarovar Portico 70 01334-398400, 9720107172 12th Milestone, Badehri Rajputana Fax: 01334-241260 Roorkee — Hardwar Road Dist: Hardwar; Uttrakhand Sarovar Hotel
3 Motel Polaris 25 01332 - 277701, 272648 Near Bus Stand Near Main Gate IIT Roorkee
4 Hotel Centrum 50 01332 - 274422, 274411, 242422, Delhi Hardwar Road 9756207191 Roorkee
5 Hotel Godawari 20 01332 - 278855, 278844 Delhi Hardwar Road
6 Hotel Center Point 15 01332 - 273040, 274050 Near Century Gate IIT Roorkee
7 Hotel Dynasty 09 01332 - 271428, 09897060343 Near Bus Stand
8 Hotel Divine 01 01332 - 271614 Near Bus Stand
9 Hotel Prakash 06 01332 - 270260 Near Century Gate, IIT Roorkee

How to Reach IIT Roorkee

Roorkee is well connected to Delhi by rail and road. It is situated on National Highways 58 and 73 and is on Amritsar-Howrah main rail route. Some trains which are convenient for travelling between Delhi and Roorkee are New Delhi-Dehradun-New Delhi Shatabdi Express and Dehradun-New Delhi-Dehradun Janshatabdi Express. The nearest airport is located at Jollygrant, Dehradun. However, New Delhi is the preferred airport. National Highway 58 from New Delhi to the higher reaches of the Himalayas passes via Roorkee. Roorkee is, therefore, well connected to all the major cities in the region by road. There are frequent bus services to this place from the Maharana Pratap Inter State Bus Terminal (Kashmere Gate) Delhi.

By Roadways
Traveling from Delhi, Roorkee is located towards north approximately 170 kilometers. Take the highway NH58, and it passes through Roorkee. The city of Haridwar is located further on the same highway about 29 kilometers from Roorkee.

The main bus depot of Roorkee is located on NH58. Several buses run from various cities in North India.

By Airways
Nearest airport to Roorkee is Dehradun's Jolly Grant airport which has Air India, Spice Jet and Jet Airways services from New Delhi. But most preferable airport nearest from Roorkee is the New Delhi International Airport which is about 180 kilometers away.

By Railways
Easiest way to get to Roorkee is by train. There are several trains serving Roorkee daily from various cities around. The high speed trains Shatabdi and Jan Shatabti also stop at Roorkee on their route Delhi - Dehradun. By train, it takes less than 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach Roorkee from Delhi, so it is the fastest and most economical way of travel.