Hostels in Halland Hostels in Halland

You are looking for hostels in Halland? 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 Halland 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 Halland.

All Cities in Halland

We list every single hostel in Halland and the world. In total, we have 3 cities in Halland 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 Halland 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 Halland. 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 Halland

Halland is a traditional province located on the western coast of Sweden. It belonged to Denmark for a long time and, since 1645, has belonged to Sweden. Halland features a smooth coastline with gently sloping sandy beaches among a low, undulating area of heaths and ridges. Four rivers that are widely known for salmon flow through Halland to reach the sea at Kattegat. The whole region is known for its rich, fertile soil that makes it an amazingly productive agricultural area. There are a variety of youth hostels all over Halland that cater to all types of budget travelers. You can choose from hostels in the countryside for the scenic green landscape or near the sea for the beautiful oceanic view. Book your hostels in Halland in advance since this region sees a huge influx of visitors throughout the year.

There is plenty to do, see and experience in Halland. The right time to visit Halland is during the summer when a lot of fun activities are planned for tourists. You can choose from hiking, bicycle races, crab fishing, music festivals, theatre festivals, medieval games, markets, trotting races and many more events to enjoy in Halland. Visit Rydöbruk, which is the oldest factory town in Halland. The museum in Rydöbruk is owned by Rydö Historical Society and is housed in a former cottage hospital. In Rydöbruk, you can experience the industrial history that spans more than 250 years. The museum also conducts various exhibitions on different themes that are open for visitors.

If you want to experience true Swedish surroundings in all their natural glory, visit Härliga Hjörnered, which is a nature reserve located around Hjörneredssjö lakes. Visit historic places to learn about the Halland culture. You can also opt to just take a walk, go swimming or fishing. In addition, you can rent canoes and kayaks at Härliga Hjörnered and explore the lakes or river Lagan. Another place to visit in Halland is Särdals Kvarn, which is home to one of the biggest windmills in the Nordic region. It contains the windmill, a mill shop and a summer café and is an ideal place for a family outing. You can go on a mill tour, walk around the garden, attend a summer exhibition and buy delicious organic jams, cordials and jellies from the store.

A truly unique place that you should visit in Halland is Äskhult. It is an 18th century village with roots reaching to the 16th and 17th centuries. The four houses and farms in Äskhult are the same as they were in the 18th century. The original plantation and grazing fields were restored to the original landscape that existed during the beginning of the 19th century. There are four historic trails in the scenic countryside around the village that provide more information on the culture. During the summer season, there are guided tours on a daily basis to learn more about Äskhult’s history. Book your hostels in Halland so that you have a base to stay at while you explore the region's natural history, serene surroundings and rich culture.

expert for Halland hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Halland hostels Joy Barboza

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

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 Halland?

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 Halland 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 Halland 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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