Hostels in Panajachel, Guatemala

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

Looking for hostels in the area of Panajachel? We made it easy for you and put all hostels near Panajachel in a group. Find all hostels in Lake Atitlán.

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FAQ about Panajachel Hostels

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

A hostel in Panajachel costs on average $14 for a dorm. A hostel in Panajachel with private rooms costs on average $96. shows all 3 Hostels in Panajachel. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Selina Atitlan is the best rated hostel in Panajachel for female solo travellers. compares prices for 3 hostels in Panajachel, Guatemala. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Panajachel such as
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Dreamboat Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Panajachel.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Panajachel

Your Packing List for Panajachel

Pack smart, not hard

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

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Panajachel 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 Panajachel, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$14 Average dorm price
$96 Average private room price
$6 Cheapest hostel in Panajachel
Hostal Dulces Sueños is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Panajachel
Dreamboat Hostel is the best rated
8.5 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Sololá (6 Km / 3 mi.)
Santa Cruz La Laguna (7 Km / 5 mi.)
Lake Atitlan (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Tzununa (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Santiago Atitlan (14 Km / 8 mi.)
San Pedro La Laguna (14 Km / 9 mi.)
San Juan La Laguna (15 Km / 9 mi.)

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