Hostels in Asheville, USA

3 hostels available. Prices start from $17.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Asheville

Youth Hostel
"…Driver’s License or Passport and credit card are required to check-in The person who makes the reservation must be present at check-in Every guest must have a credit card on file Minimum Age of … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Stopped here last month, so when back in the area had to stop again to relax, chill, and enjoy a awesome part of Asheville instead of staying on the road. Sometimes being off the beaten path gives … More
"…- Asheville, North Carolina, is exactly the type of town you would expect to have a youth hostel, but Sweet Peas is not your run-of-the-mill hostel. You won't find various countries' flags hanging … More

Hotels in Asheville

"…One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome. Red Roof Inn Asheville Policies and Conditions: Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. This property may pre-authorise your card … More
"…For starters, we're in the heart of everything. A 5-minute walk to everything that Downtown Asheville has to offer, and less than 10 minutes to everything else. World-class cuisines in highly … More

Hostels in Asheville, USA

3 hostels available. Prices start from $34.00 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Asheville (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 Asheville.

Asheville, North Carolina, is the county seat of Buncombe County; considered the largest city in western North Carolina, it boasts a population of more than eighty-three thousand people, and is the eleventh-largest city in North Carolina. Initially colonized by the Spanish and purportedly "discovered" sometime in the mid-sixteenth century by the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto. Initially an open hunting ground for European settlers and colonizers until the mid-nineteenth century, it was not until the late eighteenth century that Asheville became a town in its own right (its founding is attributed to the now near-mythical Colonel Samuel Davidson, who was among the first "true" settlers of the area).

Asheville is a town rich in period history, despite having very little participation in the Civil War. Because of the relatively quiet nature of the town and only very few instances of outright battle during the Civil War, the majority of periodic buildings founded during those times remain largely intact to this day. Asheville is an excellent place to saturate you in period history, as it is among the most well preserved with regards to historical architecture and settings throughout the United States.

Asheville is a relatively popular tourist destination, which caters to a wide array of different individuals from all walks of life (it's sometimes referred to as a New Age Mecca, or a Freak Capital city). If you’re a nature-lover, Asheville boasts (among many settings) the Blue Ridge Parkway, the North Carolina Arboretum, and the Craggy Gardens. These venues are known not only for their verdant foliage and breathtaking flora, but also for their intrinsic historicity -- with walkways, parks, and buildings that date back to the earliest foundations of the city.

Asheville is also home to a number of other interesting sights; the most well known is the United States National Climatic Data Center or NCDC, which is the world’s largest archive of weather data. Asheville is also home to the Biltmore Estate, a sprawling historic house that represents the best of Asheville’s period architecture. The city is also home to the Asheville Fine Arts Theater, the Altamont Theatre, and the Asheville Community Theater, which boasts performances on both a local and grand scale sure to scintillate tourists and residents alike.

If you’re looking for places to crash or hostels in Asheville, you'll be in for an experience unlike any other, as the very historic sites of the city also offer board, lodging, and their own brand of homespun hospitality. Asheville is an excellent place for a laid-back nightlife and great grub served nearly anywhere around the city.

Written by local enthusiast for Asheville hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Asheville hostels Angelica Burrage

Asheville 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 Asheville, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 3
Average dorm price $38
Average private room price $95
Cheapest Hostel in Asheville Bon Paul & Sharky's Hostel with $34
Average rating of all hostels 8.8

FAQ about Asheville Hostels

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Travel Tips for Asheville - from the Community

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