3 Hostels in Mombasa, Kenya

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Mombasa, Kenya. You can choose from 3 Mombasa hostels. In total, there are 18 cheap places to stay in Mombasa such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $8 for a dorm.

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

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

Other Nearby Cities
Nyali Nyali (4 Km / 2 mi.)
Mtwapa Mtwapa (17 Km / 10 mi.)
Diani Beach Diani Beach (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Diani Diani (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Kilifi Kilifi (52 Km / 32 mi.)
Funzi Island Funzi Island (62 Km / 38 mi.)
Watamu South Watamu South (88 Km / 55 mi.)

FAQ about Mombasa Hostels

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FAQ about Mombasa Hostels

A hostel in Mombasa costs on average $13 for a dorm. A hostel in Mombasa with private rooms costs on average $39.

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  • 8 hotels
  • 4 guesthouses
  • 2 apartments

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Your Packing List for Mombasa

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:

  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.

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Your Packing List for Mombasa