Hostels in Amalfi Coast Hostels in Amalfi Coast

You are looking for hostels in Amalfi Coast? 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 Amalfi Coast 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 Amalfi Coast.

All Cities in Amalfi Coast

We list every single hostel in Amalfi Coast and the world. In total, we have 6 cities in Amalfi Coast 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 Amalfi Coast 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 Amalfi Coast. 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 Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast stretches for forty kilometres along the southern shore of the Sorrentine Peninsula in the southern part of Italy, encompassing thirteen municipalities, most of which are centered around tourism. Although the Amalfi Coast is undeniably a popular tourist destination, it still remains relatively unspoilt, retaining a unique character of dramatic scenery and strong local culture. With a striking coastline of rocky mountains, picturesque villages of tiny colourful houses, and beautiful turquoise waters, the place has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for cultural landscape since the nineties.

When coming here, one should not expect important monuments; what the place offers instead is the chance to step into a miracle world -- walking around in the tiny and atmospheric villages spread out along the shore, with a breathtaking view of the beautiful sea where you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and famous Italian hospitality. However, if you are intent on sightseeing, the places that are not to be missed are Amalfi with its cathedral and cloister and Positano, a colourful village situated on a steep slope with the Church of Santa Maria Assunta and Ravello with its Villa Cimbrone Gardens, a place offering a panorama to die for.

The area offers some gastronomical gems as well, like the local liqueur called limoncello that is made of the massive lemons grown in the terraced gardens that can be found all along the coast.
Moreover, it is an excellent destination for a relaxing seaside holiday. With warm weathers from April till October; clean, sandy beaches; and see-through waters of a thousands shades of blue, even the most grumpy traveler will have nothing to complain about here. And if all else fails, Capri is just a ferry ride away!

You will find Amalfi Coast hostels to suit any budget, standard, or taste. It's a great idea to stay in an Amalfi Coast hostel to avail yourself of everything the area has to offer.

expert for Amalfi Coast hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Amalfi Coast hostels JudyM

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

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 Amalfi Coast?

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 Amalfi Coast 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 Amalfi Coast 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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