8 Best Hostels in Zanzibar

8 Best Hostels in Zanzibar

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Welcome to the tropical paradise of Zanzibar, where turquoise waters, powder-soft beaches, and ancient spice markets await. While there are plenty of luxury resorts to choose from, sometimes the best way to experience the local culture and meet fellow travelers is by staying in a hostel.

But don't let the word "hostel" fool you - Zanzibar has some of the most charming and comfortable budget accommodations in the world. From rooftop terraces with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean to tranquil garden oases, these hostels offer more than just a place to sleep.

Here are the best hostels in Zanzibar.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Zanzibar

  1. New Teddy's on the Beach - best for Adventure Hostels, Beach Lovers Retreat, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  2. Demani Lodge - best for Solo Traveller
  3. Your Zanzibar Place - best for Beach Lovers Retreat, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  4. Jambiani Backpackers Hostel - best for Adventure Hostels, Beach Lovers Retreat, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  5. Kameleon Blue - best for Adventure Hostels, Beach Lovers Retreat, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  6. Stone Town House - best for Family-Friendly Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  7. Evergreen Bungalows - best for Party Hostel
  8. Homeland Swahili Lodge - best for Party Hostel

How much are hostels in Zanzibar?

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 Zanzibar

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Zanzibar

Average Private Price Graph

Full List of best Hostels in Zanzibar

On the map: Hostel Locations in Zanzibar

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Zanzibar. 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:

Jambiani Backpackers Hostel

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ Female Solo-Traveler:

New Teddy's on the Beach

๐Ÿคน Solo-Traveler:

Jambiani Backpackers Hostel

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

Stone Town House

๐ŸŽ‰ Party Hostel:

Jambiani Backpackers Hostel

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Zanzibar: New Teddy's on the Beach

This is the overall best rated hostel in New Teddy's on the Beach. The overall rating is 9.2. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at New Teddy's on the Beach starts from $11.67.

Book New Teddy's on the Beach here

#1 Best Hostel in Zanzibar
New Teddy's on the Beach

FAQ about Zanzibar Hostels

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

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Best Hostel in Zanzibar is...

New Teddy's on the Beach!

New Teddy's on the Beach, Zanzibar

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