Hostels in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

5 hostels available. Prices start from $7.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Santo Domingo

Youth Hostel
"…It is colloquially known as 'Zona Colonial' (Colonial Zone). Each room here will provide you with a patio. You can enjoy garden view from the room. We have private and shared rooms, bed linen … More
Youth Hostel
"…Taxes included Breakfast not included General: 24 hours reception No curfew Pets allowed for additional cost - 5usd" …"The nearest airport is Presidente Doctor Joaquin Balaguer … More

Island Life Backpackers' Hostel

Zona Colonial
Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…15 mins taxi to central bus station. Good bar, great helpful staff. Lots of helpful info. Would highly recommend for a good inexpensive stay with lively atmosphere." …"…*Terrace *Tour Desk * … More
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Boasting a terrace, the hostel is close to several noted attractions, around less than 1 km from Montesinos, a 16-minute walk from Punta Torrecillas Beach and 1.4 km from Guibia. The property is 2 … More

Rig Casa Conde


Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Check out before 13.00 Payment upon arrival by cash, credit and debit cards Taxes not included (18% Itebis y 10% propina legal ) Breakfast is included General: 24 hours reception. No … More

Hotels in Santo Domingo

"…Hostal La Colonia by The Oxo House Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 24 hs before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay … More
Calle Enrique Henríquez 53 More

Hotel La Casona Dorada

Gazcue
Free Breakfast
"…General: 24 hours reception. No curfew No special conditions" …"Avenida Independencia 255 con Osvaldo Baez en Gazcue, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana. Las Américas International Airport … More
"…One King Bed This room overlooks the city or courtyard. Premium bedding and cotton linens help ensure a restful night. Baby bed available, turn down service.The private bathroom has a shower with … More

Hotel Maison Gautreaux

Gazcue
Free Breakfast
"…The large rum and beer companies, as well as other major companies often stage special events, parades, concerts, outdoor dances, and other functions along the Malecon and in the parks, which are … More
"…Taxes included. Breakfast included. General: 24 hours Reception. No curfew. Extra policies For Property: No Pets Allowed. You must not smoke inside the room." …"F4F7+C6 Santo Domingo, … More

Tobiah Casa Reyes


Free Breakfast
"…00 to 00.00 Check out before 12.00 Payment upon arrival by cash ,credit and debit card Taxes not included (18% and 10%) Breakfast included General: 24 hours reception. No curfew No … More
"…Experience harmony and inclusivity as you explore a vibrant mosaic of cultures. From our thoughtfully designed rooms to our commitment to eco-conscious practices and diversity, we offer a one-of-a … More

Guest Houses in Santo Domingo

"…minibar, coffe maker, Ironing facilities, desk or table with 1 or 2 chairs, {Superior room, Junior suite room and Suite room has kitchen or kitchinnet}. At RIG Hotel Boutique Puerto Malecon you … More

Royal Palace Hotel


Free Breakfast
"…Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 13:00 . Taxes included. Breakfast included. 24 Hours Reception No pets allowed. No curfew. Child friendly. Non smoking." …"The subway … More

Apartments in Santo Domingo

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Hostels in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

5 hostels available. Prices start from $15.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Santo Domingo (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 Santo Domingo.

Santo Domingo is an old town in the Dominican Republic that has a very rich history. This, paired with the architecture and the surrounding area, makes Santo Domingo a tourist hotspot today.

Staying in the city is easy enough, as there are many hostels in the area from which you can choose. Many of the hostels are priced attractively. You can try to get a hostel in the Zona Colonial too.

The Zona Colonial, or the Colonial Zone, is a part of the city that is dedicated to Christopher Columbus, as it marks the site where he made the first settlement in the New World. Some of the most historical sites in the city are located here. It is known for being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The entire zone can be explored on foot because it is small area.

While here in the city, you should check out the First Cathedral of the Americas, the Catedral Santa Maria La Menor. It is made of coral colored limestone and has architecture in the Gothic and Baroque styles, among others. The church is still fully active today. Adults have to pay about two dollars to enter, but children get free entry.

Many of the churches, including the cathedral, have a dress code. You cannot expose skin above the knee or below the hollow of your throat (no tank tops and shorts). You can request a shawl from the church staff to cover up if you forget.

Apart from the church, you can also visit Alcazar de Colon, the house belonging to son of Columbus. Built in the early 16th century, it is now a museum of medieval art. The architecture of the old house is reminiscent of Moorish and Gothic styles. Touring the house is one of the best ways to learn about the local history, especially when exploring through visual cues or using an audio tour with headphones.

Written by local enthusiast for Santo Domingo hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Santo Domingo hostels Jakob Lombardi

Santo Domingo 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 Santo Domingo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 5
Average dorm price $24
Average private room price $49
Cheapest Hostel in Santo Domingo Hostel 57 with $14
Party hostels in Santo Domingo Island Life Backpackers' Hostel (2 in total)
Most Santo Domingo hostels are located in Zona Colonial, Gazcue
Average rating of all hostels 8.2

FAQ about Santo Domingo Hostels

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Youth Hostels in Santo Domingo

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