7 Best Hostels in Venice

7 Best Hostels in Venice

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First things first: Venice has AMAZING hostels that you can stay at. While there are quite some hostels to choose from, I thought it's time to break it down for you.

Welcome to the floating city of Venice, where gondolas glide through winding canals and centuries-old architecture beckons with its charm. Whether you're a solo traveler on a quest for new friendships or a couple seeking a romantic getaway, we've got you covered with the ultimate list of the 7 best hostels in Venice!

From trendy hangouts to historic gems, these hostels are not only a place to lay your head, but also a hub for socializing, swapping travel tales, and creating unforgettable memories.

So grab your backpack, lace up your walking shoes, and let's dive into the vibrant world of hostels in the City of Canals.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Venice

  1. MEININGER Venezia Mestre - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  2. Anda Venice Hostel - best for Digital Nomads, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller
  3. Combo Venezia - best for Digital Nomads, Family-Friendly Hostel, Female Solo Traveller, Older travelers (+50), Solo Traveller
  4. a&o Hostel Venezia Mestre - best for Family-Friendly Hostel, Solo Traveller
  5. Ostello Santa Fosca - CPU Venice Hostels - best for Older travelers (+50), Quiet Rest
  6. Ostello Domus Civica
  7. Albergo Antico Capon - best for Couples, Older travelers (+50)

On the map: Hostel Locations in Venice

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Venice. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

๐Ÿ† Overall Best Hostel:

MEININGER Venezia Mestre

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ Female Solo-Traveler:

Anda Venice Hostel

๐Ÿคน Solo-Traveler:

MEININGER Venezia Mestre

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Family Hostel with Kids:

Combo Venezia

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โค๏ธโ€๐Ÿ‘จ for Couples:

Albergo Antico Capon

๐ŸŽ‰ Party Hostel:

MEININGER Venezia Mestre

How much are hostels in Venice?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Venice

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Venice

Average Private Price Graph

Solo Travel Guide in Venice

Now that we've covered the best hostels in Venice, let me tell you why Venice is a great place to travel to, especially for backpackers.

Known as the "City of Canals," Venice is a dreamlike destination that's rich in history, culture, and stunning architecture. Getting lost in its maze-like streets, crossing its iconic bridges, and cruising along its canals on a vaporetto or gondola is an experience like no other. Venice is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its landmarks such as St. Mark's Square, the Doge's Palace, and the Rialto Bridge are must-visit attractions.

As a solo traveler, Venice is a great place to meet fellow backpackers and make new friends at the hostels, as well as through shared activities like a gondola ride or a group tour of the city. The unique layout of the city also makes it easy to explore on foot, and getting lost in its narrow alleys and hidden corners can lead to delightful surprises, like stumbling upon a charming local eatery or a hidden courtyard. Venice is also a city of art, with numerous museums, galleries, and exhibitions showcasing works by famous Venetian artists like Titian, Tintoretto, and Canaletto, making it a haven for art enthusiasts and history buffs.

In addition to its rich cultural offerings, Venice also has a vibrant nightlife scene, with bars, clubs, and live music venues catering to different tastes. The city is also famous for its delicious cuisine, including fresh seafood, traditional Venetian dishes like risotto and cicchetti (small bites), and of course, gelato!

When to book a hostel in Venice?

Let us have a closer look on some statistics and graphics.

  • The cheapest months to travel to Venice is December. Hostels in Venice cost $35 in December.
  • The most expensive month is September with $57.
  • Total number of hostels in Venice: 13
  • Total number of Party Hostels in Venice: 4
  • Total number of hostels in Venice with a +8.5 top-rating: 8
  • Most hostels are located in the neighborhoods of Cannaregio, Mestre, Giudecca.

FAQ about Venice Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Venice. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?


So, whether you're a solo traveler or a couple, staying at one of the best hostels in Venice is not only budget-friendly. It is also a fantastic way to meet fellow travelers, immerse yourself in the city's unique atmosphere, and create unforgettable memories. With its romantic canals, historic landmarks, artistic heritage, and vibrant culture, Venice is a must-visit destination for any backpacker seeking a truly unique and magical travel experience.

Happy backpacking in Venice, and may your adventures be filled with unforgettable moments in this one-of-a-kind city!

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MEININGER Venezia Mestre!

MEININGER Venezia Mestre, Venice

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