Hostels in Georgia Hostels in Georgia

You are looking for hostels in Georgia? 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 Georgia 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 Georgia.

All Cities in Georgia

We list every single hostel in Georgia and the world. In total, we have 4 cities in Georgia 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 Georgia 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 Georgia. 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 Georgia

Georgia, USA, the largest state east of the Mississippi River, is located in the southeastern part of the United States, and has a varied and diverse landscape. You can find mountains and ridges in the north and flat coastal plains in the south. Georgia is home to three hundred fifty species of birds and sixty-five threatened animal and plant species. The region enjoys a humid subtropical climate with typical humid, hot summers and moderate to heavy rainfall. Georgia is an excellent place for a mini-vacation or even to spend a memorable weekend. There are excellent hostels in Georgia, USA, peppered throughout the entire state, ranging from cozy rustic places to large and old-fashioned hostels. You can find many Georgia, USA hostels in Atlanta, Savannah, Chatsworth, Madison, and Homerville. These places suit all types of budgets, but you should call ahead for reservations. Georgia, USA hostels in popular tourist spots are expensive when compared to other places.

A charming, rustic alpine town in Georgia is Helen -- it's a wonderful place to visit during summers. Though a small town, Helen is known for popular attractions such as mountain hiking, visiting vineyards, and shopping centers. If you just want to relax and unwind, then simply take a long walk on the cobblestone walkways at Helen and taste the delicious alpine chocolates and food. If you are a fan of outdoor water activities, canoe, or kayak down the fresh waters of the Altamaha River. As you are canoeing, take time to enjoy the natural wonder and wildlife along the banks of the river. Another option is to head to the Chattahoochee River -- buy your own float at an affordable price and float lazily down the river with your friends. Definitely worth a mention at this point is Amicalola Falls State Park, which is a spectacular beauty. You can hike through the scenic park and stand under the tallest cascading waterfalls in South East area.

Savannah is a beautiful place in Georgia that you should not miss. It is the best place for you to admire and appreciate true American Southern architecture and charm. Savannah has tons of grassland and marshes that are home to a variety of birds, alligators, dolphins, whales, and manatees. You can enjoy a relaxing cruise down the river walk or you let your taste buds revel in a gastronomical delight that is part of the delicious food tour for which Savannah is famous. There are several tours that usually last about three hours where you can visit many incredible restaurants and savor some quick bites from some of them. You can also use Savannah as a base and go on island hopping. Just charter a boat and visit the nearby amazing barrier islands.

Not to be forgotten at this point is Atlanta, the capital of Georgia. It is an ideal location to visit first in Georgia as it is just a three-hour flight from many major cities in the US. If you are interested in arts and music, then Atlanta is the place for you. It houses many theaters, concerts, shows, and exhibitions. You can also visit the world’s largest indoor aquarium in Atlanta. You can enjoy nature preserve as Atlanta house more than three parks and gardens. The city is dotted with many Georgia, USA hostels for individual travelers and families alike. Prices vary, as is common with most hostels in Georgia, USA, but you get all your basic amenities and much more when you book a bit in advance.

expert for Georgia hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Georgia hostels Joy Barboza

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

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 Georgia?

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 Georgia 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 Georgia 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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