All Hostels in San Antonio

Welcome to your detailed guide for San Antonio 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 San Antonio, USA. Compare prices for San Antonio hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

Search all hostels for availability

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

San Antonio, located west of Houston and south of Austin in southern Texas, is home to the Alamo, a Catholic mission and the site of the pivotal Battle of the Alamo. Mission Trail starts at the Alamo and winds around four additional missions. Another key feature of the city is the San Antonio River and the downtown Riverwalk, where there are many shops, restaurants, bars, and art installations.

It is difficult to find a hostel in San Antonio less than several miles from the Alamo and Downtown area, but the VIA Metropolitan Transit company provides bus service throughout the city. San Antonio also has a trolley system to help you get around the city. On the positive side, the cost for staying at a hostel in San Antonio is pretty reasonable, and there is a great variety of things to do here. Off the Riverwalk, you can find the Mexican Market, which sells Mexican folk art, or you can visit the Six Flags theme park. After dark, there are numerous places to hang out –- rooftop bars, modern lounges, pubs, dance clubs, and country bars. The Riverwalk is a good place to start, but San Antonio is a large city and the places are spread out.

One unique thing to do while you’re in San Antonio is to visit the Natural Bridge Caverns, an underground cavern system that extends for miles. You can take a lantern tour of the caverns or visit Bracken Cave, home to the world’s largest bat colony. Another unique experience that would be hard to find somewhere else is to visit San Antonio Western Shooting, where you can fire nineteenth-century gun reproductions in a setting modeled on the Wild West. San Antonio is at the intersection of the I-10 and the I-35 and there is a Greyhound station, an Amtrak station, and an airport, the San Antonio International Airport.

Other Nearby Cities
Austin Austin (118 Km / 74 mi.)
Bertram Bertram (153 Km / 95 mi.)

FAQ about San Antonio Hostels

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

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about San Antonio Hostels

A hostel in San Antonio costs on average $20 for a dorm. A hostel in San Antonio with private rooms costs on average $25.

There is exactly 1 Hostel in San Antonio, USA. compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site. compares prices for 1 hostels in San Antonio, USA.

  • 1 hotels
  • This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in San Antonio.

    Travel Tips for San Antonio - from the Community

    Oh man, so far no one from the community has left a comment or travel tips for San Antonio. How about you kick start the discussion here? Gather your best backpacking recommendations for San Antonio and jot them down below. The community thanks you.

    San Antonio comments only. Don't discuss the hostels here, post a review on the hostel's page instead.

    Pack smart, not hard

    Your Packing List for San Antonio

    Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for San Antonio and USA.

    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:

    1. Padlock
    2. Earplugs
    3. Sleeping Mask
    4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
    5. Head Lamp

    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.

    Get your full Packing List here

    Your Packing List for San Antonio