Hostels in Cochabamba, Bolivia

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

Hostels in Cochabamba

Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…It's a very good breakfast! Summary The main downside to Running Chaski is the fact that the dorms are too full; also the top bunk is a real pain to get in and out of. Other than that, it … More

El Pueblito Hostel


Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Check in from 12.00 to 23.00 Check out before 11.00 Payment upon arrival by cash ,credit and debit card Taxes included Breakfast included General: Reception from 07.00 to 23.00 No … More
Youth Hostel
"…Breakfast included General: 24 hours reception. No curfew All minors (under 18) have to be accompanied by a parent or have a minors permit to travel ." …"From the bus station, taxi or public … More
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Here you can spend a day enjoying the sun lying in the garden, playing football or volleyball and cooling off in our swimming pool with a view into our lovely garden and the natural landscape of … More
Adventure Hostels Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
Calle los Olivos Esquina Av. Ecologica 77 More

Guest Houses in Cochabamba

"…In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 12.00 to 00.00 Check out before 12.00 Payment upon arrival by cash Taxes … More

Hostels in Cochabamba, Bolivia

5 hostels available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Cochabamba (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 Cochabamba.

Cochabamba is a busy city with tall business buildings and more gray and concrete than some of Bolivia. Since it's a metropolis, you'll also find many activities to enjoy and places to explore. But most of all, it means you will find plenty of hostels in Cochabamba. If you arrive late at night at the bus terminal, depending on the taxi driver, they will actually know where a lot of Cochabamba hostels are. As you walk through the streets of Cochabamba, you'll cross paths with many hostels. However, as many tourists spend at least a few days in Cochabamba, it is best to book in advance otherwise catch yourself in a more pricey Cochabamba hostel that backpackers rejected.

Cochabamba is abundant in markets -- food, meat, flowers, and anything you can imagine is right here in Cochabamba. This is the place to see how locals run their businesses -- they don't need to pay that much mind selling to tourists, so you get an authentic experience. Be sure to try some fresh pineapple or watermelon from the vendors, or even freshly squeezed orange juice. For food in general, choose restaurants that are crowded with locals and you'll have tasty soup, potato, llama, and rice. Or you can easily visit the local markets and cook food in a Cochabamba hostel with a kitchen.

What's most intriguing are the cholitas (Bolivian women) who are dressed in neon working vests sweeping the streets at night with brooms, which is a very different role than they play in rural areas and it's an interesting cultural observation. It's hard not to spend more than two days here in Cochabamba, which is plentiful in hostels. You can easily take up a few hours just walking through streets and observing the culture. But finding your hostel in Cochabamba is the first task and it can be difficult depending on the time of your arrival.

Written by local enthusiast for Cochabamba hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Cochabamba hostels Laurie-Ann

Cochabamba 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 Cochabamba, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 5
Average dorm price $12
Cheapest Hostel in Cochabamba El Pueblito Hostel with $9
Party hostels in Cochabamba Hostel Running Chaski (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 5.7

FAQ about Cochabamba Hostels

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