Hostels in Monteverde, Costa Rica

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

Hostels in Monteverde

"…We have suitable rooms for every budget and type of traveler. Solo travelers, couples, families, groups of friends, and of course backpackers. Trust is earned. We would be honored and … More

OutBox Inn

Santa Elena
Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Reception from 7 am until 9 pm. No curfew. Child friendly. The maximum period of stay is of 14 days. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival." …"…We are located in the heart … More

Hostel Paco House

Santa Elena
Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"Great value for money and good owners - Good breakfast, good location and a very wellcoming vibe. They help with haircut service, and booking tours cheap and everything" …"…General: Reception is … More

Monteverde Backpackers Hostel

Santa Elena
Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…He was one of the best people we met the entire trip, and he provided us with breakfast in the morning, threw a little bbq at night, and gave us beers and good company. I would definitely … More

Casa Tranquilo Hostel

Santa Elena
Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Breakfast included General: 24 hours reception. No curfew No special conditions" …"Juan Santamaría International Airport is 77 km away" …100m sur de Super Compro, 5556 Montev More
"…This property might pre-authorize your credit card. Hostel Coati Place Bed & Breakfast Adults Only - Children older than 12 years are accepted. Taxes not included - 13.00% Communal kitchen to … More
Family-Friendly Hostel
"…I would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone who wants a good, cheap place to stay in Monteverde. Great - Great hostel, really clean. Free internet. Awesome home cooked free breakfast, eggs/ … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Summary There are many hostels and affordable hotels in the area. Though this one is small, we would recommend this accommodation to our friends. You may be able to find another place to stay … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Taxes included. General: The reception service is open 24 hours. No curfew. The maximum period of stay is 14 days. This property might pre-authorize your credit card." …"…Walking minutes … More
Couples Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Female Solo Traveller Groups (10+ people) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Canopying, bungee jumping, roaming the jungle or searching for animals: Monteverde is a mecca for travelers looking for unforgettable experiences. Dive into what National Geographic named “a jewel … More
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Conditions: Check-in anytime between 12:00 and 21:00 Check-out: 11:00 Reception: 7:00 till 21:00 Quiet hours 22:30, whoever if you want to go out, drink, party and have fun, that's ok with … More

Hostel La Suerte

Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The kitchen has all the necessary tools for cooking, including a microwave, a toaster, a fridge and some cooking ingredients like salt and oil. All guest rooms feature a seating area. We are … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…The staff is friendly and helpful with tours and activities. Good location close to town and a supermarket. Breakfast is good but a little small. Coffee or tea always available. Clean. They didn't … More

Mi Casa Tica

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…They even offer to meet guests by the bus station just in case, so they wouldn't get lost. Usually for any tours they will pick you up from your hostel directly, so you only need to walk into town … More

Quetzal Inn

Free Breakfast
"…Set in Monteverde Costa Rica, 3.5 km from Sky Adventures Monteverde. The property is around 5.6 km from Selvatura Adventure Park, 100 metres from Monteverde Orchid Garden and 1.8 km from … More
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"The Monteverde Cloud Forest located along the Continental Divide of the Tilaran sub mountain range, central north Costa Rica is one of the most diverse, lush and pristine Tropical Forests in Costa … More

Hotels in Monteverde

"…The bus station is about a five-minute walk. Visits to activities such as Monteverde or Santa Elena reserve require thirty-minute drives. A humbling, hollow fincus tree, one of the area’s free and … More

Pension Santa Elena

Free Breakfast
"…Their web site says their goal is to exceed expectations, and they do. If you are looking for tours or any of the attractions, they help you pick the options that are right for you, not basing … More

Hostel Cabinas El Pueblo

Santa Elena
Free Breakfast
"…Also, it is recommended that you book any activity packages through the hostel, as the hostel guarantees a refund for weather, while no other vendor in town will. Summary This hostel couldn' … More
"…This landscape turns the sunset into an amazing show. Monteverde Inn has 12 acres of pre-montane forest with trails available for our guests. In our forests you can see birds and mammals, as … More

Hostels in Monteverde, Costa Rica

16 hostels available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Monteverde (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 Monteverde.

Guess what? Monteverde is also named and spelled Monteverde Costa Rica - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Monteverde is a giant natural wonderland and playground! There is so much to see and do here, but keep in mind that much of it can be quite expensive! Compared to some other prices in the world, however, it is fairly reasonably priced so leave a hundred or so dollars in the budget to fully experience all that this place has to offer!

Ziplining and canyoning tours are super popular here and you will find a variety of different companies that do these kinds of tours -- just ask at your Monteverde hostel and they should be able to help you out and even book tours for you. One of these companies offers the tallest bungee in Central America at just over one hundred forty meters.

The other popular thing to do here in Monteverde is take a night tour into the forest with a guide and look for the amazing variety of wildlife for which Costa Rica is renowned, such as sloths, macaws, tarantulas, porcupines, armadillos, and some amazing insects. The night tour guide is great at helping you spot these animals and understands the habitats and where to find them.

You can get buses from Santa Elena into the park and back at different times of the day (for bus schedules, see your hostel staff) and you can do some self-guided hiking through cloud forest in the Monteverde National Park. For those on a budget, there are some walks in and around the town of Santa Elena and there is an amazing Hollow Tree that you can climb a good sixty feet up from the inside of the tree and peek out over the canopies and this is an amazing free activity.

The town of Santa Elena is pretty much triangular in the shape of its streets. You can walk around this in five minutes and all of the shops, supermarkets, banks, Monteverde hostels, and tour companies can be found around this area. Some Monteverde hostels can be found further out of the town in the surrounding areas, so use the maps to determine where they are before choosing where you stay.

No matter what it is you choose to do here, you will have an amazing time and see some incredible nature. Monteverde is not to be missed!!

Written by local enthusiast for Monteverde hostels

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Monteverde 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 Monteverde, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 16
Average dorm price $16
Average private room price $58
Cheapest hostel in Monteverde Hostel Cattleya with $8.5
Party hostels in Monteverde OutBox Inn (3 in total)
Most Monteverde hostels are located in Santa Elena
Average rating of all hostels 7.5

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