Hostels in Mombasa, Kenya

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

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FAQ about Mombasa Hostels

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

A hostel in Mombasa costs on average $10 for a dorm. A hostel in Mombasa with private rooms costs on average $23. shows all 2 Hostels in Mombasa. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 2 hostels in Mombasa, Kenya. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Mombasa such as
  • 13 hotels
  • 4 guesthouses
  • 2 apartments

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

Your Packing List for Mombasa

Your Packing List for Mombasa

Pack smart, not hard

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

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

Mombasa 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 Mombasa, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
$10 Average dorm price
$23 Average private room price
$9 Cheapest hostel in Mombasa
1 Party hostels in Mombasa
Tulia House Backpackers is the best rated
7.4 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Mombasa - from the Community

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