Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Shiraz, Iran. You can choose from 19 Shiraz hostels. In total, there are 49 cheap places to stay in Shiraz such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $3 for a dorm.
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 Shiraz, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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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.
Travelling on your own to Shiraz? 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 Shiraz alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Shiraz. 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.
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 Shiraz. To help you make friends with Shiraz before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Shiraz is a Persian city located in the south of Iran. It is popular for both international travelers and locals and is also known as the "City of Love" due to the number of Persian poets that were born and lived there. Shiraz is a great place to experience some of Iran's literature and poetry. As you explore the city, you will see and hear people reciting verses from Hafez and Rumi.
Shiraz is full of beautiful mosques, tombs, and bazaars, as well as parks. Many people, especially locals, have picnic at dusk at the parks near the arch, on the outskirts of town. The main attraction in Shiraz for international travelers is the ancient ruins of Persepolis, which are located about sixty kilometers from the city. The reception at your Shiraz hostel will be able to help with arrangements to see the ruins.
There are a few accommodation options in Shiraz, mostly cheap hotels or fancy five-star hotels. There are only a handful or guesthouses and Shiraz hostels available. There are a few hotels that also offer dorm rooms for solo travelers. Not all rooms offer private bathrooms or even Western toilets, so if this is a concern for you, you may want to confirm with the accommodation in advance. Wi-Fi, towels, toilet paper, and soap are usually included in the price. Breakfast may or may not be included, so it may be best to check in advance. Most rooms will also have a fridge and usually free tea will be available (you may have to get it from the kitchen). All showers have hot water.
Written by local enthusiast for Shiraz hostels Kelly Sheldrick
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Shiraz. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Shiraz. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
A hostel in Shiraz costs on average $5 for a dorm. A hostel in Shiraz with private rooms costs on average $6.
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Sirah Traditional House is the best hostel in Shiraz for families.
Sirah Traditional House is the best hostel in Shiraz for groups.
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Shiraz and Iran.
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:
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.