11 Hostels in Hvar Island, Croatia

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

The magnificent Hvar Island is one of the main touristic places in Croatia and the amazing and crowded nightlife is the main reason why so many tourists arrive here -- although, the rocky beaches along the island are also full during the daytime. This makes Hvar a perfect place for those who like to relax during the day drinking a few mojitos on the beach and save -- or recover -- energies to party all night long. Expect a lot of people in summer and higher prices than in the rest of the country. The city has a nice harbour, full of private yachts that during the night transform into floating discos for private parties. For the best view of the island, you must walk to the top of the main mountain, right in the centre of the island -- a thirty-minute walk -- to the fortress that once was an important defense point of Croatia's coast.

The best way to arrive will be in one of the big ferries that cross Croatia's coast from Rijeka to Dubrovnik. Most of them make a stop in Hvar -- notice that a trip from Rijeka to Dubrovnik is about eighteen hours in a completely crowded ferry, without any space for you to sleep. If you want to travel along the coast, there are also a few bus companies that can make your way to Hvar, be sure that you stop in Split and than catch a small ferry to Hvar.

There are a few hostels in Hvar, but if you fail to book in advance, you'll have to negotiate something with locals when you arrive (usually the English is poor). Always try to select a hostel near the coast, as this is the best way for you to enjoy the rocky beaches and the nightlife. The hostels far from the coast are sometimes cheaper, but sometimes there are problems with the supply of tap water and for a few pennies you'll be better near the coast.

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FAQ about Hvar Island Hostels

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

A hostel in Hvar Island costs on average $26 for a dorm. A hostel in Hvar Island with private rooms costs on average $80.
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The Shaka is the best rated hostel for partying in Hvar Island.

It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

Your Packing List for Hvar Island

Your Packing List for Hvar Island

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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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Hvar Island 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 Hvar Island, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
11 Total number of hostels
$26 Average dorm price
$80 Average private room price
$22 Cheapest hostel in Hvar Island
Youth Hostel Villa Marija is the cheapest
7 Party hostels in Hvar Island
The Shaka is the best rated
Most Hvar Island hostels are located in
Hvar Town, Put Vriska
8.7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Stari Grad (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Sveta Nedelja (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Jelsa (17 Km / 11 mi.)
Bol (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Brač (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Sutivan (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Supetar (25 Km / 15 mi.)

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