Hostels in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

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

Guess what? Quetzaltenango is also named and spelled Xela - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

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

FAQ about Quetzaltenango Hostels

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

A hostel in Quetzaltenango costs on average $7 for a dorm. A hostel in Quetzaltenango with private rooms costs on average $21. shows all 5 Hostels in Quetzaltenango. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 5 hostels in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Quetzaltenango such as
  • 3 hotels
  • 2 guesthouses

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

Kasa Kiwi Hostel & Travel Agency is the best rated hostel for partying in Quetzaltenango.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Quetzaltenango

Your Packing List for Quetzaltenango

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Quetzaltenango 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

Quetzaltenango 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 Quetzaltenango, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
5 Total number of hostels
$7 Average dorm price
$21 Average private room price
$7 Cheapest hostel in Quetzaltenango
Casa Seibel is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Quetzaltenango
Most Quetzaltenango hostels are located in
Zona 1
6.3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Monterrico (24 Km / 15 mi.)
San Juan La Laguna (29 Km / 18 mi.)
San Pedro La Laguna (31 Km / 19 mi.)
Santa Cruz La Laguna (34 Km / 21 mi.)
Lake Atitlan (33 Km / 21 mi.)

Travel Tips for Quetzaltenango - from the Community

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