Puerto Vallarta, a Mexican paradise on the west coast, is the perfect destination for anyone seeking sun, adventure, culture, or all of the above. From the lively streets to the stunning beaches and lush landscapes, this city boasts a wide range of attractions.
While there are plenty of luxurious resorts, it’s more fun and authentic to stay in one of the lively hostels. These offer an affordable way to experience the local charm while mingling with other travelers from all over the world.
Here are the best hostels in Puerto Vallarta.
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Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.
Casa Kraken Hostel is a family-owned hostel located a minute away from Puerto Vallarta's beaches. They have private and dormitory rooms, with lockers and luggage storage available. They offer a continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi, hot water runs 24/7. The hostel has a common room and kitchen facilities.
They have a tour desk for local activities like fishing trips or snorkeling tours, no curfew to restrict your stay. The Puerto Vallarta Convention Center is nearby, and tours and activities are 20 minutes away. Casa Kraken Hostel's got a beautiful ocean and city view from its rooftop terrace, which is definitely worth visiting!
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Los Muertos Hostal is a smart choice for travelers who want a charming and affordable place to stay in the Romantic Zone district of Puerto Vallarta. It's only a half block from the beach and features cozy bunk beds with safety drawers per bed, a private shower, and blackout curtains. Not to mention there are common areas for meeting fellow travelers and staff who speak English and Spanish. Plus, it's only a 30-minute drive from Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Airport.
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Nestled in an authentic Mexican neighborhood, Oasis Original Hostell is a fantastic spot for those looking for a cozy home away from home. This vibrant four-story facility offers guests spacious dorms, private rooms, and plenty of chill spots. Guests can start their day with rooftop yoga and coffee while overlooking picturesque Puerto Vallarta before winding down with a cold drink later on.
Top attractions, beaches, and delicious local eats are all within reach, while guests can indulge in freebies like breakfast, Wi-Fi, and Netflix. For the adventurous, Dolphin Adventure is just 16 minutes away.
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Located in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, Jet's Gay Hostel offers a comfy air-conditioned room with free WiFi and a shared lounge. Guests can enjoy their stay in our cozy and nicely furnished room with a desk and a shared bathroom. Perfectly positioned near the Cruise Ship Pier and Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center, the hostel is only 9 km away from Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Airport.
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El Sunset Hostel in Puerto Vallarta offers affordable and comfortable accommodations with a traditional Mexican architecture. It's located in the safe neighborhood of Versalles, with easy access to beaches, restaurants, and bars. Guests can enjoy the 24-hour kitchen and a short 5-minute walk to the beautiful beach.
The famous Mandala nightclub is only 15 minutes away. Free WiFi access is available throughout the hostel, and assistance is provided by friendly staff available 24/7. Other amenities include a garden, BBQ grill, and luggage storage service.
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Hostal Ten To Ten Puerto Vallarta is perfect for young and big group travelers who want to experience local foods and meet interesting people from all over the world. They have AC and free Wi-Fi, but there aren't any private bathrooms.
The 3-star hostel is situated in the center, close to Camarones Beach, and has a shared kitchen, restaurant, and a tour desk. Their air-conditioned rooms have shared bathrooms, with some even offering a terrace and city views. Bed linens are included.
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Hostel Vallarta, located in the center of Puerto Vallarta, boasts a shared lounge, terrace, and bar, as well as free WIFI throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the continental breakfast and play table tennis. Some rooms come with a kitchen. Within walking distance are cultural attractions, street food vendors, and cozy bars.
The hostel features Mexican-style murals and events, and staff consisting of locals and volunteers from all over the world are eager to recommend hidden beaches and local markets to explore.
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