42 Hostels in Salvador, Brésil

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Salvador, Brésil. You can choose from 42 Salvador hostels. In total, there are 67 cheap places to stay in Salvador such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $4 for a dorm.

Hold on, finding you the best prices right now...


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

Total number of hostels


Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Salvador


(Casa de Mainha Friendly Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Salvador


(Hostel Barra is the best rated)

Most Salvador hostels are located in

Barra, Pelourinho, Centro

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Salvador for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Salvador for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Salvador? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Salvador alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Salvador. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Salvador (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Salvador here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Itaparica Itaparica (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Ilha de Itaparica Ilha de Itaparica (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Lauro de Freitas Lauro de Freitas (22 Km / 13 mi.)
Camacari Camacari (37 Km / 23 mi.)
Morro de São Paulo Morro de São Paulo (63 Km / 39 mi.)
Praia do Forte Praia do Forte (70 Km / 43 mi.)
Cairu Cairu (81 Km / 51 mi.)

FAQ about Salvador Hostels

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

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about Salvador Hostels

Hostelz.com shows all 42 Hostels in Salvador. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Albergue o Principe is the best hostel in Salvador for families.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 42 hostels in Salvador, Brésil. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Salvador such as

  • 7 hotels
  • 16 guesthouses
  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Salvador.

Hostel Barra is the best rated hostel for partying in Salvador.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Salvador - from the Community

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

Salvador 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 Salvador

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Salvador and Brésil.

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 Salvador