8 Hostels in La Paz, Mexico

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in La Paz, Mexico. You can choose from 8 La Paz hostels. In total, there are 12 cheap places to stay in La Paz such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $8 for a dorm.

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La Paz 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 La Paz, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in La Paz


(Pueblo Nomada is the cheapest)

Party hostels in La Paz


(Peace Hostel is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in La Paz 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 La Paz for Solo Travellers

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

La Paz is a coastal resort town, located in the south of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico. Though the beaches in La Paz center are not the best in the Baja Pennisula or region, there are many beautiful, sandy, clean beaches in the surrounding areas. There is also a ferry port just outside the La Paz city center, with ferries that operate to and from the mainland of Mexico. There are number of good restaurants located along the waterfront in La Paz, which offer a variety of local and international dishes. Daily scuba-diving and boat trips operate also operate from the malecon (the boardwalk), which runs along the waterfront.

There are a number of different accommodation types available in La Paz; however, there are only a handful of hostels in La Paz, as the city is dominated largely by resorts, hotels, and guesthouses. The hostels in La Paz that are available tend to be within walking distance from the malecon (boardwalk), where there are a number of good restaurants and shops. There are also a number of street markets and a supermarket in walking distance. Hostels in La Paz usually include free Wi-Fi, hot water showers, communal areas including a fully equipped communal kitchen, and offer private or dorm rooms. Breakfast isn’t always included, however there are facilities to buy and make your own breakfast, lunch, and dinner. La Paz hostel staff members usually speak at least a bit of English, however some knowledge of Spanish is definitely beneficial and appreciated by most locals.

Written by local enthusiast for La Paz hostels

Written by local enthusiast for La Paz hostels Kelly Sheldrick

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FAQ about La Paz Hostels

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

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FAQ about La Paz Hostels

A hostel in La Paz costs on average $14 for a dorm. A hostel in La Paz with private rooms costs on average $33.

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Peace Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in La Paz.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for La Paz - from the Community

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Your Packing List for La Paz

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for La Paz and Mexico.

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 La Paz