Hostels in Vilcabamba, Ecuador

5 hostels available. Prices start from $3 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Vilcabamba

Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Our Hostel is a colonial family house with modern modifications consisting of fully equipped shared kitchen, 4 comfortable spacious rooms with quality mattresses, ventilation, electric plugs for … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Breakfast not included- available for 3$ 24 hours reception No curfew The maxinum period of stay is 14 days" …"Once you get to Vilcamba in about 200mt from the centre you head northeast … More
Adventure Hostels Female Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The hostel is close to all amenities, most of the shops and restaurants are within less than 500 meters. The rooms do not have a private bathroom, but there is a large shared bathroom with … More
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
Via a Mollepamba Hatillo More
"…They clean the pool daily and it is very refreshing. Next to the pool is the bar, which opens every evening and has pool tables and an outdoor chess set for hanging out and meeting people. … More

Hotels in Vilcabamba

"…Rooms and Bathrooms There are several different cabin-type places to stay, depending on your budget and preference. There is the secluded Pole House -- an elevated, wooden, private house ideal … More

Hostels in Vilcabamba, Ecuador

5 hostels available. Prices start from $7 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Vilcabamba (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 Vilcabamba.

Nestled among the hills of southern Ecuador is the tranquil town of Vilcabamba, located an hour by bus heading south from Loja. Buses will bring you here from the main Loja bus terminal and leave approximately every half-hour for most of the day. Hostels in Vilcabamba are scattered; some are located in the town center, while others are a few kilometers away in a more tranquil setting. Make sure you check your hostel's location before booking so that you know where you'll be staying.

The town of Vilcabamba is popular for its walking and hiking trails. It is close to Podocarpus National Park, and visitors can explore the park either on foot or by booking horse riding tours in the town center. The town has quite a few nice cafes, artisanal shops with crafts, and restaurants around the main park area, which is the central part of the town. Here you will find four ATMs, which can at times be quite unreliable, so it is advisable to take money with you just in case.

There is a larger cooperative-style supermarket over the road from the bus terminal and a little way down the street. There you can buy food, but keep in mind that some hostels here do not have a kitchen. It's still good for stocking up on hiking snacks, though. There is also a pharmacy close by the square as well.

For any other information during your stay in Vilcabamba, there is a tourist office on the corner of the park square, or you can ask your hostel for information. Otherwise, kick back, relax, and enjoy what this stunningly beautiful town has to offer. It really is a relaxation stop for a few days before making your onward journey.

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Vilcabamba 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 Vilcabamba, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 5
Average dorm price $9
Average private room price $30
Cheapest Hostel in Vilcabamba Matilda Ec with $7
Party hostels in Vilcabamba Hostel las Palmas (3 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 5.6

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