Hostels in Panajachel, Guatemala

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

Hostels in Panajachel

Selina Atitlan

Free Breakfast
Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Our dorms are a great way to immerse yourself in the Selina community and meet your fellow travelers all while getting the most value for your budget. Also our private rooms are are designed for … More
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Nightguard from 10:00 PM - 7:30 AM (no Check Ins) No curfew. The maximum period of stay is of 14 days. No minors and no dogs are allowed. We do not accept group bookings of more than 6 people … More
Party Hostel
"…Lounge on our beach chairs or go down to our private lake-side mini beach and hang out with like-minded travelers in the day, and dance to one of our carefully curated local residencies and … More
Solo Traveller
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Hotels in Panajachel

"…24 hour front desk. No curfew. Child friendly. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the property. Non smoking rooms." …"The property is located at the end of Avenida … More
"…Hotel Posada Don Miguel offers a very comfortable and clean place, out of all the hustle and bustle of Panajachel. Excellent to come to rest and have a good experience in your stay on Lake Atitlan … More

Hotel el Sol

Barrio Jucanya
Free Breakfast
Salida a Santa Catarina Palopó ... More
"…Because of our commitment to social and environmental sustainability, the water of the showers is supplied with hybrid heaters and pumps (solar/electric). We have bedrooms that can be decorated … More
"An excellent place to have a family experience. Our establishment offers convenient on-site parking for vehicles, ensuring hassle-free arrivals. Stay connected with complimentary internet access … More

Apartments in Panajachel

"…Casa Esperanza - Terms & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 3 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or no-show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check-in from 14 … More
"…Unfortunately, the kitchen is narrow and located between the front door and the rest of the hostel, so expect traffic. Summary This is a decent hostel, there's ok beds and kitchen, plus all … More

Hostels in Panajachel, Guatemala

4 hostels available. Prices start from $14 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Panajachel (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 Panajachel.

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Panajachel, the largest town on Lake Atitlan, is located on the east side of the lake (closest to Antigua and Guatamala City) and is generally where you get dropped off. There is a busy little market area running down the main strip where most Panajachel hostels are located. The chance of some relaxing peace and quiet are slim. The majority of the hostels seem to be tucked away down long alley ways without signs for their whereabouts, and once you find one it's cheaper to stay in a hotel with a private bathroom than a dorm!

This town seems more like a gateway to other towns on the lake. The locals constantly offer you boat rides to San Marcos or San Pedro (which are nearly half the price for accommodation and food). The town leads downhill to a nice waterfront area where there is the evidence of the lake's mysterious rising water; an old lifeguard tower sits nearly fully submerged by the water. At the water's edge you get a beautiful view of the lake and the volcanoes that are waiting for you to conquer! A short tuk tuk ride or a ten-minute walk will take you to the dock, where the boats run to other towns for a reasonable price. This is a must-do, as it's quicker to get a bus to this town and then boat thirty minutes to other towns on the lake than to travel by road around the lake. Other than overpriced food, accommodation, and some fancy five-star hotels, this town doesn't have much to offer and it's better to put it behind you and instead take a boat across the lake.

Panajachel 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 Panajachel, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 4
Average dorm price $21
Average private room price $46
Cheapest Hostel in Panajachel Dreamboat Hostel with $14
Party hostels in Panajachel Selina Atitlan (3 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8.2

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Other Nearby Cities

Lake Atitlan (6 Km / 4 mi.)
Sololá (6 Km / 3 mi.)
Santa Cruz La Laguna (7 Km / 5 mi.)
San Marcos La Laguna (13 Km / 8 mi.)
San Pedro La Laguna (14 Km / 9 mi.)
San Juan La Laguna (15 Km / 9 mi.)
San Lucas Tolimán (15 Km / 10 mi.)

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