There are seven Niwas Asthans (inns) which provide lodging facilities for pilgrims, maintained by Sri Harimandir Sahib authorities. The reception counters work round the clock to attend to the devotees.
Guru Ramdas Niwas
Also called Sri Guru Ram Das Sarai, was built in 1931. This project was initiated by the Local Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee Amritsar and its foundation stone was laid by Sant Sadhu Singh ji of Patiala on 17th January 1931. This building has 228 rooms and 18 halls spread over 2 stories, with modern sanitation and other amenities.
Guru Nanak Niwas
This building houses offices of the different departments of SGPC and also lodging facilities for pilgrims.
Guru Arjan Dev Niwas
This building is situated at the entrance to the main sarai area. It houses a branch of Punjab & Sind Bank, a post office. The main booking counter for all accommodations is situated here.
New Akal Rest House
This building is situated behind Guru Arjan Dev Niwas. It houses 49 rooms, out of which 5 rooms with 25 beds for Foreign tourists.
Guru Hargobind Nawas
This building is situated near Gurdawara Baba Atal Rai Sahib. Sri Guru Ramdas Library is situated in its basement.
Mata Ganga Ji Niwas
This stands exactly opposite to Guru Hargobind Niwas. It also houses INTERNET DEPARTMENT of SGPC.
Guru Gobind Singh NRI Yatra Niwas
It houses 66 rooms for NRI/Foreign tourists.
Note : The booking office for all accommodations is situated in Sri Guru Arjan Dev Niwas. Information regarding booking may be obtained from Tel: 91-183-2553957, 58, 59 PBX : 219, 310, 417, 424, 425