A first-of-its-kind social backpacker's hostel in Mumbai, started by travellers and for travellers, Horn Ok Please (HOP) is a small, lively space dedicated to creating a fun experience for its guests. Set up in a 100-year-old house, the amenities are upgraded, but the original, colonial style of architecture is retained, making this hostel a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. You come expecting a hostel, but you arrive at a friend's place. You expect a reception desk, and are instead greeted with a cup of coffee.Started with the intention of creating a community-oriented, safe space for travellers, this place aims to ease some of the stress and loneliness that journeying through a strange land can inspire. On offer are clean, comfortable beds, showers and restrooms along with lockers, electronic safes and Wi-Fi. In addition, there are common areas where you can meet other travellers, a library with a vast variety of books and an area with many boardgames. They also have a concierge or an in-house travel desk that can help you plan your escapades not only in Mumbai but throughout the country.The hostel has three dorms with eight beds each, two are mixed, while one is female-only. Each bed comes with a private locker, three plug points and a reading light. There are shared bathrooms and each is equipped with 24/7 hot water and modern WCs. They have hair-dryers installed as well.