Hostels in San Pedro, Belize

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Get to know San Pedro (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 are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 San Pedro. To help you make friends with San Pedro before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

San Pedro, Belize, is a town in the south of the island Ambergris Caye in Belize. A turquoise sea and white sand beaches that seem to come straight off a postcard are what you can see in San Pedro. In the reef just off the coast, you can expect to see much more that you will remember for a lifetime. San Pedro, Belize, offers one of the best diving and snorkeling experiences in Central America, if not in the entire world.

San Pedro is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. It is also one of those places that everyone seems to enjoy, even the type of travelers that normally prefer to travel a more off the beaten path. If you are in San Pedro, Belize, you may believe that you are on another planet, but in fact the boat ride between Belize City -- the capital on the mainland -- and San Pedro is only ninety minutes with many departures throughout the day.

San Pedro, Belize, is a destination for travelers with all sorts of budgets. You can find classy, high-end hotels as well as very affordable hostels in San Pedro, Belize. Hostels in tropical San Pedro are even much cheaper than those on Belize’s mainland. Most San Pedro, Belize hostels are in or close to the town centre. This is convenient because there are always shops and restaurants nearby, but not necessary a critical point to decide which San Pedro, Belize hostel to book. Remember that San Pedro is all about beaches, diving, and snorkeling, so you will head to the sea anyway on an organized tour, unless you are already very experienced. Your San Pedro, Belize hostel can also help you with booking any tours. You may also want to contact the hostel in San Pedro, Belize, before your arrival. If you want to fly to the island, they may be able to get you a discount on the flight ticket and some San Pedro, Belize hostels also give discounts for those that stay for a week or more.

Written by local enthusiast for San Pedro hostels

Written by local enthusiast for San Pedro hostels Martin Straatman

FAQ about San Pedro Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in San Pedro. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in San Pedro. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in San Pedro costs on average $17 for a dorm. A hostel in San Pedro with private rooms costs on average $90. shows all 3 Hostels in San Pedro. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Parham Plaza Hotel and Drift Inn are the best rated hostels in San Pedro for female solo travellers. compares prices for 3 hostels in San Pedro, Belize. We list for you other cheap places to stay in San Pedro such as
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Parham Plaza Hotel is the best rated hostel for partying in San Pedro.

It offers: Nightclub.

Your Packing List for San Pedro

Your Packing List for San Pedro

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for San Pedro and Belize.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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San Pedro 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 San Pedro, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$17 Average dorm price
$90 Average private room price
$16 Cheapest hostel in San Pedro
3 Party hostels in San Pedro
Parham Plaza Hotel is the best rated
9.2 Average rating of all hostels

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