Hostels in Boracay Island, Philippines

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Get to know Boracay Island (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 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.

FAQ about Boracay Island Hostels

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?

A hostel in Boracay Island costs on average $34 for a dorm. A hostel in Boracay Island with private rooms costs on average $40. shows all 11 Hostels in Boracay Island. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 11 hostels in Boracay Island, Philippines. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Boracay Island such as
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Chillax Flashpackers is the best rated hostel for partying in Boracay Island.

It offers: Bar.

Boracay Island 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 Boracay Island, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
11 Total number of hostels
$34 Average dorm price
$40 Average private room price
$12 Cheapest hostel in Boracay Island
Frendz Resort Boracay is the cheapest
7 Party hostels in Boracay Island
Chillax Flashpackers is the best rated
Most Boracay Island hostels are located in
3.2 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Lanas (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Tablas Island (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Romblon (76 Km / 47 mi.)
Poctoy (162 Km / 100 mi.)
Bacolod City (184 Km / 115 mi.)
Coron (187 Km / 116 mi.)
Puerto Galera (199 Km / 124 mi.)

Travel Tips for Boracay Island - from the Community

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!

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