Hostel in Lanzarote, Spain

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Get to know Lanzarote (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 Lanzarote. To help you make friends with Lanzarote before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Lanzarote is a small, volcanic island, in the Canary Islands, and is also apart of Spain. The island is most popular with British packaged holiday-goers, which means there is no shortage of holiday resorts and hotels, most which can be found along the beachfront.

There are, however, some budget options, including a few hostels in Lanzarote, which are quite modern and spacious. Lanzarote hostels provide all the usual hostel facilities, such as access to internet or Wi-Fi (not all hostels provide free Wi-Fi, so it may be worth checking at time of booking), a communal kitchen, book exchange, information and maps of the island (including the latest information about events and local attractions), and hot showers. Some Lanzarote hostels offer rooms with air conditioning, while others only have electric fans. If traveling on a tight budget, it is worth staying in a Lanzarote hostel with a communal kitchen, as restaurants can be quite expensive. Most Lanzarote hostels are within a few minutes' walk from a shop or supermarket, as well as restaurants, bars, clubs (most with nightly entertainment and drink specials), and of course the beachfront.

The native language of the island is Spanish, however English and German are widely spoken. Lanzarote hostel staff, and staff working in the tourist industry, generally speak a good level of English.

There are many good walks and hikes for all levels. Hiking and walking trails are well signposted and cover a range of different types of terrain, from beach and coastal walks to volcanic, hilly walks along lava fields. Local buses run regularly around the island, including to and from the Timanfaya National Park (the volcanic park where the lava fields can be found). Snorkeling, canoeing, windsurfing, surfing, diving, and sunbathing are also popular activities on the island.

Written by local enthusiast for Lanzarote hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Lanzarote hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Lanzarote Hostels

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

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Your Packing List for Lanzarote

Your Packing List for Lanzarote

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Lanzarote 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 Lanzarote, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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