Hostels in Medan, Indonesia

4 hostels available. Prices start from $2.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Medan

Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"At Dazhong Backpacker's Hostel, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. Top features of the hostel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi … More
"…Check-out Before 12.00 Payment on Arrival: Cash and Credit Card Tax Included No smoking in Room, but have a smoking area Reception working hours 24 Hours" …"…000 (Total cost Rp.30.000) or by … More
Solo Traveller
"…Cancellation policy: 1 day before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 15:00 to 23:00. Check out from 10:00 to 12: … More
#1 Top Rated

Mm Capsule Hostel


Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"Medan City might look quite poor, but Medan Capsule Hostel is like a hidden gem. The interior is very modern and you won't feel disturbed by the hectic life outside; it's perfect for business. This … More

Hotels in Medan

"…You just say: 'Medan Panas, ya? (Medan is hot, isn't it?)' to the person sitting across from you, and the next thing you know, he or she will flash those white teeth at you while answering back: … More
"The accommodation is very easy to find since it is strategically positioned close to public facilities. This accommodation is the best spot for you who desire a serene and peaceful getaway, far … More
"…Pandu Tuktuk Lakeside is perfect gateway for family, couple or corporate while holiday or long stay in Samosir Island. With extensive garden landscape around old trees stretch down to Toba Lake, … More
"…Smoking is not allowed. Parties Parties/events are not allowed Pets Pets are not allowed." …"Search on Maps and type O2 Residence Please use metered taxi, uber, or grab to transport … More

Glamour Hotel & Spa


Free Breakfast
"…Maimun Palace is 4.6 km from Glamour Hotel and Spa, while Medan Grand Mosque is 4.8 km away. The nearest airport is Kualanamu International Airport, 25 km from the accommodation. Check-in From … More

De Tonga Hotel


Free Breakfast
"…Business & Facilities: ATM BCA (1.4 km) 46 BNI ATM (1.4 Km) bluetwo camera service (1.5 km) Bang T Cash Tarigan Ponsel (1.7 km) Hotel at Sei Blutu 5 is close to major transportation … More

Guest Houses in Medan

"K77 Guest House Medan offers budget-friendly accommodation. The non-smoking property provides a designated smoking area . K77 Guest House Medan also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in … More
"D&D Guest House & Café Syariah is very easy to find since it is strategically positioned close to public facilities. D&D Guest House & Café Syariah is the best spot for you who desire a serene … More
"YELLOW HOUSE Medan is very easy to find since it is strategically positioned close to public facilities. YELLOW HOUSE Medan is the best spot for you who desire a serene and peaceful getaway, … More
"…Be ready to get an unforgettable stay experience with its exclusive service, completed by a full range of facilities to cater to all your needs. The 24-hours front desk is available to serve you, … More

Hostels in Medan, Indonesia

4 hostels available. Prices start from $5.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Medan (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 Medan.

Medan, one of the biggest cities in Indonesia, is located in Sumatra Island, just west of Java. This city is the main point for flight and boat connections to Malaysia. Medan is a big city, but not too chaotic, and has a lot of buildings with colonial architecture built by the Dutch that are good spots to visit. You don't need to stay long in the city, but don't miss the Museum of North Sumatra that can explain a lot about this island. Less then a kilometer away, you can find the Mesjid Raya, a different mosque from the ones you are used to -– visit it outside praying time. The best place to go for a walk is the area with the colonial buildings. Start your walk in Jalan Brig Jend A Yani and explore the area with a map to make sure you understand the purpose of each building.

The easiest way to arrive in Medan is by airplane, since it's the main hub for connections to Malaysia; there are also plenty of boats and buses connecting the neighboring main cities. The island of Sumatra is known for frequent earthquakes; the very north of the island -– the province of Aceh -– still has some problems with security for travelers. So, if you arrive in Medan -– a safe and wonderful city –- get some good advice on how to get out and about to your next destination on this island.

There are a few hostels in Medan with average facilities. The better area for you to stay in a hostel would be near the Mesjid Raya -– Medan's hostels in this area usually have good views of the mosque.

Written by local enthusiast for Medan hostels

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Medan 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 Medan, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 4
Average dorm price $12
Cheapest hostel in Medan Dazhong Backpacker's Hostel with $4.5
Party hostels in Medan Mm Capsule Hostel (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7.8

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