Hostels in Saskatchewan Hostels in Saskatchewan

You are looking for hostels in Saskatchewan? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. Hostelz.com helps you to find your Saskatchewan hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com. So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Saskatchewan.

All Cities in Saskatchewan

We list every single hostel in Saskatchewan and the world. In total, we have 1 cities in Saskatchewan for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Saskatchewan hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Saskatchewan. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Saskatchewan

The vast and open land of Saskatchewan is beautiful to drive through in the middle of summer but tends to shut down in winter. There aren't hostels in every small town in Saskatchewan. You will find hostels in Regina. But there being more things to explore here. There are two main roads that lead into and out of Saskatchewan. The northern most highway takes you along to the town of Saskatoon, which is home to one of Canada's military bases. The southern most road goes through Regina and a couple of other interesting small towns with some grand history.

Regina is quite a cool town to hang about in and check things out for a day or two. There are a few different art galleries and museums to visit and some really pretty parks if you are there in the summer. It isn't recommended to come here to visit in winter as pretty much everything shuts down and the population go into hibernation for the winter.

About an hour drive west of Regina is the really cute town of Moose Jaw. It is worth getting here and spending some time if you can. The town has an entire network of underground tunnels that were used by the Chinese railway workers that were ostracized from society when the work on the railway lines ceased. Many of them lived and worked in these underground tunnels in Chinese laundry facilities out of sight of the townsfolk that despised them. These tunnels later became used by Al Capone to smuggle alcohol through during the prohibition. They run tours through the tunnels giving history on both of these different parts of Moose Jaw history and they are well worth doing. Also give some time to exploring the town as it has quite a good character to it.

Saskatoon is worth a day visit. The Boomtown museum is very popular as a activity to do here. They also have a zoo to visit but other than that, there isn't too much to do and there isn't at the time of writing a hostel in this location.

To get around Saskatchewan you have two options, you can drive a car, or you can take the Greyhound bus which runs services quite frequently to different towns along both of these major highways in Saskatchewan. The prices can be quite expensive so it pays to book well in advance and online bookings are usually cheaper than just rolling into the station and buying a ticket for the bus. It is a beautiful province. Take some time to enjoy rural Canada and some of the friendliest people in the country.

expert for Saskatchewan hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Saskatchewan hostels Globetrotter

Travel Tips for Saskatchewan - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Saskatchewan. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Saskatchewan. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

FAQ on Hostels in Saskatchewan

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as Hostelworld.com, Hostelsclub.com and Booking.com. While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where Hostelz.com comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, Hostelz.com is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Saskatchewan?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Saskatchewan here on Hostelz.com. Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.

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Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Saskatchewan safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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