Hostels in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Get to know Mostar (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 Mostar. To help you make friends with Mostar before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

 Calles del centro de Mostar

Mostar, despite being the second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovnia, is easily accessible on foot. Those arriving at the train and bus station on their way to hostels in Mostar will easily find their way to the old city and the famous Old Bridge without even needing a map. Guidebook depictions and travel stories as well as tour operators bring plenty of travelers to this city. Visitors watch the youth jumping into the river from the bridge and enjoy Turkish coffee or a water pipe while in the small cafes of the old town. Outside the center the city feels much more like a small city than a town.

Most tourists don't venture from Mostar hostels out of the center much, so don't be surprised if you are greeted with interest from local residents if you do. Here you can see life progress, or perhaps for some neighborhoods, stand still, and take in the strange mix of the old and the not-so-old communist Yugoslavian developments. This city is unique in the region for its ethnic and religious diversity, although the groups tend to live segregated, you can visit assorted neighborhoods to try and gain a deeper understanding of the complex Balkan Region.

Hostels in Mostar are typically small but plentiful -- finding a bed is normally easy -- and most are located right in or adjacent to the old city, which indeed serves as a very good location in terms of closeness to the touristic sights and to restaurants and business where English is spoken fluently, and just in terms of being in a picturesque setting. You aren't guaranteed hot water just about anywhere, and this just seems to have to do with the less-than-perfect infrastructure of the city. Otherwise, most hostels have decent services, although the amount of character varies greatly from place to place.

Written by local enthusiast for Mostar hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Mostar hostels Carl

FAQ about Mostar Hostels

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

A hostel in Mostar costs on average $12 for a dorm. A hostel in Mostar with private rooms costs on average $35. shows all 25 Hostels in Mostar. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 25 hostels in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Mostar such as
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Hostel Backpackers is the best rated hostel for partying in Mostar.

It offers: Bar.

Mostar 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 Mostar, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
25 Total number of hostels
$12 Average dorm price
$35 Average private room price
$7 Cheapest hostel in Mostar
Hostel Dada is the cheapest
11 Party hostels in Mostar
Hostel Backpackers is the best rated
Most Mostar hostels are located in
6.3 Average rating of all hostels

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Konjic (36 Km / 23 mi.)
Zaostrog (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Neum (49 Km / 31 mi.)

Travel Tips for Mostar - from the Community

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