Hostels in Kingston, Jamaica

8 hostels available. Prices start from $10 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Kingston

Digital Nomads Party Hostel
"…Taxes included. Breakfast not included. General: 24 hour Reception. No curfew." …"40 mins. drive from NM In't Airport by car. We provide a wide range of Transfers and Tours throughout … More
Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…General: Reception is open 7am to Midnight Check-in after 11:00 pm must be communicated via email or WhatsApp No curfew." …"…Taxi is the recommended, and convenient, option to the hostel from … More
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Breakfast is available but not included. General: No curfew. Must be 18 years old or older. No Pets. No Smoking. Valid ID required. 24 hour security. Laundry service. Free WiFi. Free … More
Gordon Town Kotch Jackfruit Tree Road, Gordon Town P.O. St. Andrew More
Youth Hostel
"…We are located off Charlton Road, a quiet, central part of Kingston 8, close to Halfway Tree, within five minutes’ walk to a 24-hour convenient store, supermarket, restaurants, bars, banks, ATM … More

Labrish Guest House

Free Breakfast
Party Hostel
"…These look decent with the rooms having, at worst, a tea station and, at best, a kitchen with electric hob and a TV. Most of the rooms are fan-cooled, but a couple are air conditioned. Common … More
"…Tropical Vibe Hostel Policy and Conditions: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in … More
"…It feels like a tree house on the ground mixed with a modern hotel and is shaded on one side by 2 mango trees which have been a staple of the family owners for generations. It is cozy, sexy, and a … More

Hotels in Kingston

Kingsworth Hostel

Free Breakfast
"…The views at night is very warming. Kingsworth caters to all visitors especially those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city but wants to be within close proximty. It is situated … More
"…No curfew. Shuttle Service Available for $30 Please share flight information if the shuttle is required. Please ensure the correct contact number is provided. Contact the property if … More

Guest Houses in Kingston

"Offering free Wi-Fi, Widcombe House is in walking distance to DanceJa, US Embassy, shops, supermarkets, and restaurants. This room is en-suite. Prepare meals together in the kitchen. Also provided … More

Apartments in Kingston

"…Are you efficiently spending your money on your travel accommodations ? Too many of us settle for less & think that's 'good enough.' You pay too much money for a tiny room that you spend little … More

Hostels in Kingston, Jamaica

8 hostels available. Prices start from $20 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Kingston (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 Kingston.

Situated on the southeastern coast of the island, Kingston, Jamaica, is the largest city by population and the capital of the country. More than six hundred sixty thousand people live in the metropolitan area of Kingston. The island has a rich and changing history. At first under Spanish rule, the English conquered the island in the seventeenth century and founded Kingston around the same time. The city has been the cultural and commercial centre of the country for many decades. The Norman Manley International Airport offers many international flight links; be prepared for long queues at the airport, since customs and immigration are fairly strict.

The city is divided into two major sections -- Uptown and Downtown. In Uptown, you will find modern restaurants, upper-class hotels, and tall business buildings. Downtown offers historic buildings, famous art museums, and worth-seeing local street markets. Since in some parts of Kingston the crime rate is high, it is recommendable to ask at the reception of your Kingston, Jamaica hostel about the best areas to go to and which areas should be avoided.

The climate in Kingston is tropical and fairly humid. The temperature difference between day and night is way bigger than the temperature differences throughout the year. The average maximum temperatures range from thirty to thirty-three degrees Celsius. At night, the temperatures rarely drop below twenty degrees Celsius. Temperatures between twenty-one and twenty-four degrees Celsius are common.

Kingston is a popular tourist destination and therefore you can find any sort of accommodation. From top-notch hotels to inexpensive hostels in Kingston, Jamaica, the capital has them all. The Kingston, Jamaica hostels and guesthouses are spread out in the city centre, so you can choose your favourite area. It is recommendable to get some information about the neighbourhood and safety in the area before booking a Kingston, Jamaica hostel, so that you can avoid concerns and disappointments.

Visiting Kingston, you can experience some real Jamaican culture and art. The National Gallery of Jamaica is very recommendable; it boasts the finest local pieces of arts from the eighteenth century to the present. It also shows a very Jamaican way of expressing artistic trends. Jamaica and Kingston are obviously linked to Bob Marley and his life. If you want to know more about this influential character, visiting the Bob Marley Museum is a must. Inside the museum, you can find his gold and platinum records as well as personal items. In this wooden house Bob Marley lived from for a few years in the seventies until his death in the early eighties. Nowadays, it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Kingston. Nature lovers cannot miss the Hope Botanical Gardens. The Royal Botanical Gardens are the largest of its kind in the Caribbean and occupy more than two hundred acres of land. There you can find many rare and beautiful specials of trees and tropical plants.

Written by local enthusiast for Kingston hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Kingston hostels Flo

Kingston 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 Kingston, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 8
Average dorm price $24
Average private room price $67
Cheapest hostel in Kingston Belleh 23 with $20
Party hostels in Kingston Dancehall Hostel (4 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 6

FAQ about Kingston Hostels

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