Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Kaunas, Lithuania. You can choose from 4 Kaunas hostels. In total, there are 19 cheap places to stay in Kaunas such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $13 for a dorm.
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 Kaunas. To help you make friends with Kaunas before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Kaunas is the former capital of Lithuania and is the second largest city in the country. Kaunas dates back to the 14th century and is a very popular destination for backpackers and travelers because of its culture and atmosphere. It is also a very cost-friendly destination, because the prices of things are low and there are plenty of good quality hostels in Kaunas available.
Kaunas hostels are mostly concentrated in the Freedom Avenue and Old Town area. The hostels in Kaunas are a good source of information when you're planning your days, and there are plenty of information centers around to ask for more details. Kaunas is a very easy place to travel, because information is abundantly available, and most people speak good enough English to get around.
There are many places to see when you visit a hostel in Kaunas, but one place you shouldn't miss is the "Rotuses Aikste", which is the main square in the old town. The old town is beautiful and well worth taking a day to walk around it. There is also a lot of good shopping around the city: the shopping mall in the southeastern corner of the main city area has clothes shops galore, as well as electronics, sporting goods, and some good dining.
It is very inexpensive to eat in Kaunas (a burger meal in a budget place can be as low as 1.2 euros), and something fun you can do while staying in a Kaunas hostel is try the local cuisine or some of the places that serve European dishes. The Old Cellars (in Old Town) is a great spot to have a glass of wine (or a beer) after a day's exploration.
Written by local enthusiast for Kaunas hostels Miika
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Kaunas. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Kaunas. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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