Hostels in Salta, Argentina

29 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Salta

Hostal Prisamata


Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Very flexible with my travel plans and always willing to help out with advice on places to go, day tours. It feels like home from the first moment... plus breakfast and free Internet, but that's … More
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
Avenida Belgrano 1658 More

Yunga Hostel


Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest
"…El Quijote are fitted with heating and cable TV. Some of them have private bathrooms. Balcarce, the pub area, is 600 metres away. El Quijote is 2 km from the bus station and 20 km from … More
Youth Hostel
"…Also have a garden with a barbacue and sofas. We allways organize cultural events with our guests and shared launches. Surroundings The neighbourhood is too quiet, there are a lot of shops for … More

Hostel Marilian


Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Breakfast included. General: 24 hour Reception. Children from 2 to 6 years old free of charge when occupying existing furniture. Children from 6 years pay as an adult No pets allowed." …"To … More
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Chabot Hostel Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. Check in from 14:00 to 00:00. Check out from 08:00 to 12:00. Payment upon arrival by cash. General … More
Party Hostel
340 Zuviria More

Las Rejas Hostel

City Centre
Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The Location Las Rejas Hostel has a superb location only two blocks from the main plaza in downtown Salta. It is close to majority of the attractions, restaurants, and the main shopping strip. … More
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"Great Music, Good People, nice Price, a bid loud - Diego has a perfect Sense for Music! We had Great Nights on the rooftop. The rooms are quite simple and cleanliness is Not 1st priority. However, … More

Ferienhaus Hostel


Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Ferienhaus is a good place to stay whilst in Salta. The Location The hostel is situated just five minutes' walk from Plaza 9 De Julio, Salta's main plaza at the city center. Other city's … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…This hostel has a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook and also learn to cook regional dishes from all over the north of Argentina, as well as receiving a complete and detailed tourist … More

Trotamundos Hostel


Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The kitchen is available to prepare delicious meals. It also invites you to share typical food. In the garden is the BBQ area. Place of great importance in Argentine culture. Where there is always … More

LEAD Pods Hostel


Free Breakfast
"…The shared spaces are spacious and comfortable. Our concept is designed for the independent guest who also thinks of relaxation as part of their tourist trip. Our dining area is equipped with … More
282 Santiago del Estero More
Solo Traveller
Alvarado 1029 More
"…If you are below 18 years of age, then you must be accompanied by a family member or a legal guardian (18 years or older) in a private room. We just want to make sure that you are safe and sound … More
"…Balcones de Salta is a comfortable apartment with an excellent view of the entire city, next to the Sheraton and a few steps from the shopping and tourist gastronomic area and from the city center … More
"…Check in from 11:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit & debit cards. This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival. Taxes included … More

La Pachamama Hostal


Free Breakfast
"…Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 15:00. Check out before 10:00. Payment … More

Hostels in Salta, Argentina

29 hostels available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Salta (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Salta.

 The impressive interior of Iglesia San Francisco.

The city of Salta, Argentina, also known as Salta La Linda (Salta the Beautiful), is known to be a locals' favorite in Argentina. Located in northwestern Argentina, around four hundred kilometers to the Bolivian border to the north and two hundred fifty kilometers to the Chilean border to the west, Salta is a popular stopover along the Gringo Trail through South America. When staying at hostels in Salta, Argentina, you'll meet a fun mix of foreign travelers as well as plenty of local Argentinians, many of them Porte√Īos, heading from Buenos Aires to spend a long weekend in Salta to explore the region.

Housing a popular university of twenty thousand students, Salta is a lively and colorful town that is sure to impress. A dramatic blend of different architectural styles from around the world line the low-lying streets, offering outstanding views on nearly every city block. Salta also offers many attractions in town, including the Museum Arqueolog√≠a de Alta Monta√Īa (MAAM) that is home to three mummified children who are said to be the most well-preserved mummies on the planet. You can also take a free walking tour from the center of Plaza 9 de Julio to learn the ins and outs of Salta's fascinating history. There is also a lively daily market at Mercado San Miguel, where you can buy cheap fruits and vegetables as well as local eats at the upstairs food court. Just be prepared to be bombarded with offers for cheap milanesa (a breaded chicken dish) and muzzas (a pizza dish). Don't be afraid to say "No, gracias," and do your own looking around for the best spot.

A bright nightlife scene (naturally commencing post-midnight and never ending before 5 a.m.) is prominent in Salta. Head to Balcarce Street anytime after midnight for a thrilling opportunity to see plenty of live music; dance your face off in clubs; and sip Salta's own Cerveza Negra while chowing down on those famous Sante√Īa empanadas, said to be the best in all of Argentina.

If you're interested in getting a good view of the city, you can take to the sky on the Teleférico, Salta's own gondola that takes you three hundred fifty meters up to the peak of San Bernardo park. You also have the option to scale the more than a thousand steps up to the top, which offers a great workout for visitors and locals alike. If you head up for sunset on a clear day, you are guaranteed panoramic vistas of the town and surrounding landscapes, joining the many others at the top of the Cerro that had a similar plan. Allow at least forty-five minutes before the sunset if walking and fifteen minutes for the gondola.

Salta is also a great base camp for travelers looking to further explore the region of northwest Argentina, offering many day tours to popular towns such as Humahuaca (home of the mountain of fourteen colors, Hornacal), Pumamarca (Cerro de los Siete Colores), Cafayate (stunning wine-country and home of some of the most beautiful driving in Argentina along the Quebrada de las Conchas), museum-filled Cachi, or the grand salt flats of Salinas Grandes. Tours leave daily and there are many rental car options in town, as well.

When looking for a place to stay in Salta, there are plenty of options. There is a good range of hostels in Salta, Argentina, from low-priced budget options to mid-range and higher-end hostels in Salta, Argentina. If you're looking for a guaranteed good time, search for Salta, Argentina hostels near Balcarce Street, meaning that it will be only a short stagger to get you to the best party in town. Looking for something closer to the bus station so that you can easily catch that midnight bus to San Pedro de Atacama or up to the Bolivian border? Not to worry, the cheapest Salta, Argentina hostel options in town are within minutes of the bus station and offer affordable and comfortable accommodation. Because of the large influx of local Argentinians that come to Salta on the weekend, be sure to book ahead if you're staying for just Friday and Saturday night, as Salta, Argentina hostels fill up quickly, especially in the summer.

Written by local enthusiast for Salta hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Salta hostels James

Salta Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Salta, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 29
Average dorm price $16
Average private room price $53
Cheapest hostel in Salta Punto Salta Hostel with $10
Party hostels in Salta Hostal Prisamata (8 in total)
Most Salta hostels are located in City Centre
Average rating of all hostels 5.9

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Other Nearby Cities

San Salvador de Jujuy (67 Km / 41 mi.)
Yala (73 Km / 46 mi.)
San Pedro (83 Km / 51 mi.)
Cachí (85 Km / 53 mi.)
Purmamarca (116 Km / 72 mi.)
Tilcara (135 Km / 84 mi.)
Cafayate (154 Km / 96 mi.)

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