Hostels in Maputo, Mozambique

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

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

FAQ about Maputo Hostels

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

A hostel in Maputo costs on average $17 for a dorm. A hostel in Maputo with private rooms costs on average $40. shows all 2 Hostels in Maputo. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 2 hostels in Maputo, Mozambique. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Maputo such as
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Maputo.

The Base Backpackers is the best rated hostel for partying in Maputo.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Maputo

Your Packing List for Maputo

Pack smart, not hard

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

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

Maputo 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 Maputo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
$17 Average dorm price
$40 Average private room price
$18 Cheapest hostel in Maputo
The Base Backpackers is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Maputo
The Base Backpackers is the best rated
4.6 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Komatipoort (86 Km / 54 mi.)
Marloth Park (104 Km / 65 mi.)
Kosi Bay (108 Km / 67 mi.)
Malelane (120 Km / 74 mi.)
Manzini (134 Km / 83 mi.)
Xai-Xai (147 Km / 91 mi.)

Travel Tips for Maputo - from the Community

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