All Hostels in El Nido

Welcome to your detailed guide for El Nido hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in El Nido, Philippines. Compare prices for El Nido hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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El Nido 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 El Nido, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in El Nido


(Sun Valley Inn is the cheapest)

Party hostels in El Nido


(Happiness Hostel is the best rated)

Most El Nido hostels are located in

Barangay Buena Suerte

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Hostels in El Nido for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in El Nido for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to El Nido? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to El Nido alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in El Nido. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

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

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FAQ about El Nido Hostels

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

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    Happiness Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in El Nido.
    It offers: Bar.

    Travel Tips for El Nido - from the Community

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    Your Packing List for El Nido

    Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for El Nido and Philippines.

    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 El Nido