Hostels in MississippiHostels in Mississippi

You are looking for hostels in Mississippi? 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 Mississippi 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 Mississippi.

All Cities in Mississippi

We list every single hostel in Mississippi and the world. In total, we have 1 cities in Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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 Mississippi. 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 Mississippi

The birthplace of American music, Mississippi, USA, is a southern state bordering Mississippi River, Alabama, and the Gulf of Mexico. With its fine cuisine, rich history, and artistic culture, Mississippi stands as one of the best places for a getaway. Jackson, the birthplace of the blues, is often visited by travelers who appreciate culture, history, and art. Although often overlooked by tourists, the region offers some of the best cultural and artistic experiences in the country.

With its thriving seafood industry and fusion cuisine from all over the world, this southern state is also one of the best places to go on a gastronomic adventure. For a learning experience, you can pay a visit to some of the museums in the region such as Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum and Museum of Mississippi History. If you love art, Jackson Mississippi Museum of Art is one of the best places to visit during your trip. Natchez remains as the oldest settlement of the Mississippi River where one can go visit the Grand Village of Natchez Indians and Natchez National Historic Park. Old South Winery is a quaint little winery in Natchez -- the place to go if you want to add wine tasting to your Mississippi getaway.

There are not many hostels in Mississippi, USA, apart from a few hostels in east Mississippi. However, for budget travelers, there are plenty of B&Bs and inns offering affordable accommodation options. Although these places might not have a communal atmosphere that is seen in hostels, you can finish off the day listening to Mississippi country music. Tupelo is the birthplace of Elvis Presley and home to Elvis Presley Museum and Buffalo Park.

Biloxi, another Mississippian city, home to Biloxi Lighthouse and Jefferson Davis House is also one of the must-see places during your trip to Mississippi. If you are looking for some beach life in Mississippi, Gulfport, a city on the Gulf of Mexico, has a beautiful long beach. You can also take a few ferry and boat excursions to Ship Island. Consisting of two barrier islands, the waters around Ship Island are home to seals and bottlenose dolphins -- one of the popular tourist attractions in the region. In Gulfport, there is also a waterpark and a casino resort named Island View Casino.

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FAQ on Hostels in Mississippi

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 Mississippi?

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 Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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.