Hostels in Honduras Hostels in Honduras

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

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

All Cities in Honduras

We list every single hostel in Honduras and the world. In total, we have 14 cities in Honduras 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 Honduras 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 Honduras. 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 Honduras

Honduras is one of the least travelled of the countries in Central America. While it has a reputation for being dangerous, as long as you do your research and avoid spending a great deal of time in the more rough areas of the country, there are quite a few things to do here that are fairly amazing. Honduras doesn't have as many hostels as some countries in Central America, but there are at least a few in the main destination cities.

Majority of people who come to Honduras make sure that they do a trip to The Bay Islands to either Utila or Roatan. Roatan is the more upmarket and quieter of the two islands where as Utila is known as party central. Both islands have spectacular diving and Utila has a reputation for being one of the cheapest places in the world for learning to dive and doing your PADI Certificate. Many of the hostels on the island work in conjunction with dive companies so look about and get a great deal. A hostel will cost you between ten to fifteen USD a night which is more expensive than most other areas of Honduras. Most hostels here are fairly classy and are similar in style to hotels though there are some budget options that are more party orientated.

If you can ever manage to get off the islands (people tend to come and stay because they area having so much fun or are so drunk), you will be going into the port town of La Ceiba. If doing the journey over to Guatemala it may be a good idea to stay the night in a hostel in La Ceiba before you start heading west as you don't want to get stuck in one of the port towns that have a reputation as being not so safe.

You will have to travel through the major bus hub of San Pedro Sula. This is home to one of the cheapest airports to fly into and out of in the entirety of Central America, but you need to be vigilant if spending any time here. Ask your hostel for advice on safe areas and how to get where you need to go safely if you stay here.

The capital city is Tegucigalpa. Many buses come through here as well. There are some great sights to see in the city but it will not take you a great deal of time to get through, maybe a day is enough. From here you can get buses into El Salvador or south to Nicaragua.

The most popular of the Mayan temples in Honduras is Copan. This is located on the westernmost border near Guatemala. It is a not to be missed attraction is you are heading that way.

Remain vigilant, do your research and Honduras can be an incredible place to experience, with many of super friendly locals. The hostels outside of the islands can be sparse, so you need to do your research as to where the hostels are and book in advance so you don't get stranded.

expert for Honduras hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Honduras hostels Globetrotter


Travel Tips for Honduras - 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 Honduras. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Honduras. 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 Honduras

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, and 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 comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

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

How much are hostels in Honduras?

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 Honduras here on 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.


Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Honduras 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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