Welcome to your detailed guide for Boracay Island hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Boracay Island, Philippines. Compare prices for Boracay Island hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.
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 Boracay Island, 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 Boracay Island? 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 Boracay Island alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Boracay Island. 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 Boracay Island. To help you make friends with Boracay Island before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Boracay Island is a small paradise island in the Visayas, famous for having the whitest and finest sand in the world. Only seven kilometres long, it offers more than three hundred accommodations; the island is divided into three boat stations -- station three is where most of the guesthouses and budget hostels in Boracay Island are located. If you plan your visit during Chinese New Year or Easter, it's better to book in advance, because it's very crowded.
Leaving your Boracay Island hostel and moving around the island is cheap and easy -- you can take a motorized tricycle just for you or shared with other passengers or rent motorbikes and bicycles. The majority of people, however, choose to visit the island on foot. Remember that most of the action take place on White Beach, where restaurants and shops are located.
The Boracay nightlife scene is excellent and exciting. You can start by having dinner at the fresh seafood market, then relax in one of the bars with local bands playing live music and performing a fire dance show. Finally, before heading back to your Boracay Island hostel, go to one of the famous discos like Club Paraw, Epic, or Summer Place.
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Boracay Island. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Boracay Island. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
Hostelz.com shows all 11 Hostels in Boracay Island. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
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Mad Monkey Hostel Boracay is the best rated hostel for partying in Boracay Island.
It offers: Bar.
Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Boracay Island. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Boracay Island. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!
I have been in several beaches around the world. For me, Boracay is the best island paradise -- you will always want to come back, and indeed I always see to it that I come here once a year. Boracay doesn't only have the finest sand, but it also has lively bars at night. You can also have a cheap, one-hour, full-body massage anytime from 8 a.m. to midnight. Island hopping, snorkeling, and diving are a must when you visit Boracay and truly you will be a amazed of its underwater beauty splendor! Enjoy feeding different colors of fishes! If you love water sports, Boracay is the place!
Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Boracay Island and Philippines.
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.