23 Hostels in Jaisalmer, India

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Jaisalmer, India. You can choose from 23 Jaisalmer hostels. In total, there are 88 cheap places to stay in Jaisalmer such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $1 for a dorm.

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Jaisalmer 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 Jaisalmer, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Jaisalmer


(Chingu Hostel Jaisalmer is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Jaisalmer


(Abu Way is the best rated)

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Hostels in Jaisalmer for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Jaisalmer for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Jaisalmer? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Jaisalmer alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Jaisalmer. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

Jaisalmer is home to one of the largest forts in the world -- a very astonishing view of the fort can be seen just as you arrive at the railway station. The city has not changed from when it was ruled by the kings. People still stay inside the fort and have made tourism their bread and butter. Rooms in Jaisalmer are available both within and outside the fort. People will come running toward you from the moment you either get off the bus or the train. They offer you everything, starting from live folk music to the great sand dunes safari on camels and initially rooms to stay in Jaisalmer.

While looking for a hostel in Jaisalmer, make sure that the room is clean and all the lights and fans are working -- try not to take a room that's too expensive because you probably won't spend that much time in it as you will have fun traveling around the amazing fort city. The rooms in Jaisalmer outside the fort are cheaper in comparison to within the fort. It is better because you may see the fort gently smiling with the setting or rising sun. The city offers large variety of local food and folk music. If time permits, you must take a nights trip to the sand dunes -- you can ride to the sand dunes; take a camel safari on the sand dunes; and experience a traditional dinner, folk music, and dance; plus get sleeping bags to sleep on the sand dunes and the next morning come back to the fort. This package can be availed from the fort of Jaisalmer itself.

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FAQ about Jaisalmer Hostels

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

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FAQ about Jaisalmer Hostels

A hostel in Jaisalmer costs on average $5 for a dorm. A hostel in Jaisalmer with private rooms costs on average $19.

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Abu Way is the best hostel in Jaisalmer for families.

Swan Hostel Jaisalmer is the best rated hostel in Jaisalmer for female solo travellers.

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Abu Way is the best rated hostel for partying in Jaisalmer.
It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

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Your Packing List for Jaisalmer

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Jaisalmer and India.

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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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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