Hostels in Panajachel, Guatemala

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

Hostels in Panajachel

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Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…No minors and no dogs are allowed. We do not accept group bookings of more than 6 people. No outside alcohol is allowed. Quiet hours from 10 PM - 8 AM. For damaging or staining our equipment … More
Party Hostel
"…Check in from 11:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 14:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit & debit cards. This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival. Taxes not included - … More
Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…- Smoking: Not permitted at Selina locations. A $300 charge will be billed to guests who do not comply. - Coolers: Not permitted at Selina locations. - Food and drinks: If brought from outside … More
Solo Traveller
Callejon Los Quenun Zona 2 More

Hotels in Panajachel

"…Excellent to come to rest and have a good experience in your stay on Lake Atitlan. It will be a pleasure to assist you. Hotel Posada Don Miguel Terms & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 1 day … More
"…The property is surrounded by beautiful nature. For your comfort, the property offers an excellent personal service to make you feel at home and offers a unique experience in this wonderful place … More

Hotel el Sol

Barrio Jucanya
Free Breakfast
Salida a Santa Catarina Palopó ... More
"Jardines del Lago Hotel offers 30 rooms designed on based of the inspiration of the colorful and the culture of many villages of the shores of Atitlán Lake and others that are distinctive and … More
"…Stay connected with complimentary internet access throughout the accommodation. We happily welcome guests' furry companions, provided they inform us in advance. To ensure a pleasant stay, we … More

Apartments in Panajachel

"…The hostel is clearly a house with bunk beds shoved into some of the rooms. Because of this, the common area is set up like the TV room from "Family Guy," except there's no TV -- so there's lots … More
"…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

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.

Looking for hostels in the area of Panajachel? We made it easy for you and put all hostels near Panajachel in a group. Find all hostels in Lake Atitlán.

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 $51
Cheapest Hostel in Panajachel Dreamboat Hostel with $13.5
Party hostels in Panajachel Dreamboat Hostel (3 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8.1

FAQ about Panajachel Hostels

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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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