Hostels in Salamanca, Spain

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

In the third century BC, Hannibal advanced through Iberia and besieged and conquered the ancient city of Helmántica, now known as Salamanca. Then, Salamanca was part of the Roman Empire, was conquered by the Muslims in the eighth century and was under Islam rule for more than three hundred years.

Today, the city has more than one hundred and fifty inhabitants and is a very interesting place to visit in Spain. It has several festivals. The Commemoration of St. Agatha takes place in early February and it is a very popular festival in Salamanca. Easter in Salamanca is one of the most established celebrations of the city, attracting many tourists. The Lunes de Aguas is exclusive for Salamanca on the Monday following Easter Monday. You could also visit the Casa de las Conchas, built in the late fifteenth century; the Casa de Don Diego Maldonado, a Renaissance palace from the sixteenth century; the Casa de doña María la Brava, a private house built near the end of the fifteenth century; the Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco; the Museum of City History; the Museum of the Trade of Salamanca; and the Museum House Unamuno.

Salamanca is also home to the University of Salamanca, the oldest active university in Spain. It was founded in the early thirteenth century by Alfonso IX of León and was the first in Europe that held the title of university by an edict in the thirteenth century.

There are a few places where most Salamanca hostels are located. The first is near the University of Salamanca, the second is near the College of Public Education, and the third concentration of Salamanca hostels is near the Convent of St. Stephen. Generally, most hostels in Salamanca have a good location and are open all year long. The prices of hostels in Salamanca range from low to average. With a few exceptions, the conditions of hostels in Salamanca are quite good, especially for their price.

Written by local enthusiast for Salamanca hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Salamanca hostels George Traveller

FAQ about Salamanca Hostels

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

A hostel in Salamanca costs on average $45 for a dorm. A hostel in Salamanca with private rooms costs on average $90.
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Your Packing List for Salamanca

Your Packing List for Salamanca

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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.

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Salamanca 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 Salamanca, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$45 Average dorm price
$90 Average private room price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Salamanca
Albergue Revolutum Hostel is the cheapest
3 Party hostels in Salamanca
4.9 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Salamanca - from the Community

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