10 Hostels in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. You can choose from 10 Labuan Bajo hostels. In total, there are 13 cheap places to stay in Labuan Bajo such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.

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Labuan Bajo 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 Labuan Bajo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Party hostels in Labuan Bajo


(Seaesta Komodo Hostel & Hotel is the best rated)

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Kampung Ujung

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Hostels in Labuan Bajo 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 Labuan Bajo for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Labuan Bajo? 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 Labuan Bajo alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Labuan Bajo. 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 Labuan Bajo (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 Labuan Bajo. To help you make friends with Labuan Bajo before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Labuhan Bajo is situated on the western coastline of Flores and is definitely the most touristy city of the whole island, with all its advantages and disadvantages. Although there is a wide variety of accommodations from which to choose -- including Labuan Bajo hostels -- and most amenities like ATM, banks, money exchange, tourist information, internet cafes are available, this is definitely not the place to experience authentic Flores culture.

The city itself was built around a rather ramshackle fishing village, which still gives the place a strong character with a huge traditional market and fishing boats coming in and out the whole day, but today luxury hotels dominate the scenery with almost more European restaurants than local eateries. However, the true beauty of the place is shown by its amazing natural treasures. All over the bay, tiny green islands emerge over the truly turquoise water and the sunsets are just fantastic from anywhere in the city.

Most tourists arrive here for two reasons. First of all, this is the point where all the boats trips start from to the famous Rinca and Komodo islands, which are the only places to observe the rare Komodo dragon. Boats trips are for one, two, or three days and might include excursions to other islands around. The other reason is that the world under the water here is breathtakingly amazing, and an abundance of snorkeling and diving companies cater for those who are eager to experience it.

However, those who are planning a beach holiday might end up disappointed as the beaches are either full of rubbish or are owned by the different resorts and therefore inaccessible. Also, travelers to the city should make sure to protect themselves against malaria as it is not a rare illness here.

Written by local enthusiast for Labuan Bajo hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Labuan Bajo hostels JudyM

Other Nearby Cities
Flores Flores (139 Km / 87 mi.)
Meda Meda (146 Km / 91 mi.)
Huu Huu (166 Km / 103 mi.)

FAQ about Labuan Bajo Hostels

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

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Seaesta Komodo Hostel & Hotel and La Boheme Bajo are the best rated hostels in Labuan Bajo for female solo travellers.

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Seaesta Komodo Hostel & Hotel is the best rated hostel for partying in Labuan Bajo.
It offers: Bar.

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Your Packing List for Labuan Bajo

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Labuan Bajo and Indonesia.

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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Your Packing List for Labuan Bajo