Hostels in Puerto Maldonado, Peru

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

Hostels in Puerto Maldonado

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"…Hosts were very good, showed me around the site and gave me tips on where to go in town. There is a large and very useful map in the living area. Kitchen was one of the cleanest I have ever used. … More
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"…The rooms are rustic, simple, wooden walls and Tile floors, the windows protected with netting and the beds have mosquito nets for mosquitoes. These all have a private bathroom, we don't have hot … More
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"The Fauno Hostel seeks to provide a family atmosphere along with exceptional quality for a fair price. We offer a simple space but full of details and an atypical story developed from the mysteries … More
"…In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 11:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 09:30. Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes … More

Hostels in Puerto Maldonado, Peru

4 hostels available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Puerto Maldonado (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 Puerto Maldonado.

Puerto Maldonado is the gateway to the Peruvian Amazon! It is a ten hour bus ride from Cusco, in which it is recommended to take the night bus. It is very humid and also unpredictably rainy in Puerto Maldonado, but it is a nice town. There a few a hostels in and around Puerto Maldonado, all of which have the basic amenities and are close enough to the city centre. Most hostels offer luggage storage for Amazon Trips, along with wifi, hot water showers, laundry, and some have kitchens available too. If there are not self-catering facilities available, then most are in short walking distance of restaurants. Alternatively, grab a TukTuk to the Main Square for more food options!

The main attractions in Puerto Maldonado inclue The Bridge, which crosses the longest river in Peru and will eventually take you on the highway to Brazil, the Madre De Dios River, the Local Market, and the Main Square.

The Main Square is where you can find all the necessary things whilst travelling, such as banks, ATM's, restaurants, bars, shops, souvenirs, and much more! Although it is not a huge square, it is pretty, with a Japanese-style centrepiece. From here, you can walk to see the Madre De Dios River, which eventually flows into the Amazon River.

The Local Market is a short TukTuk or taxi ride away from the Main Square, and here you can find fruits, vegetables, and meat and fish, along with small restaurants and street food counters. Although it is not visibly popular with tourists, when looking around you, there are plenty of locals selling their handicrafts and generating money through tourism.

Staying in Puerto Maldonado gives you the opportunity to visit the Amazon Rainforest, and there are lots of tour operators and some of the hostels will offer tours too. It takes under two hours by boat to reach the depths of the jungle from Puerto Maldonado. Once in the Amazon, there is a huge range of eco-lodges and hostels to choose from. Puerto Maldonado is a great place to stay and base yourself; however, as there is not a huge amount to do in the town itself, you probably do not need to spend too many nights here.

Written by local enthusiast for Puerto Maldonado hostels

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Puerto Maldonado 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 Puerto Maldonado, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 4
Average dorm price $12
Cheapest hostel in Puerto Maldonado Tambopata Guest House with $9
Party hostels in Puerto Maldonado Don Jaime - Hostel & Pool (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 6.6

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