10 Hostels in Darwin, Australia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Darwin, Australia. You can choose from 10 Darwin hostels. In total, there are 13 cheap places to stay in Darwin such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $17 for a dorm.

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Darwin 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 Darwin, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Darwin


(Frogs-Hollow Backpackers is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Darwin


(Melaleuca on Mitchell - Darwin YHA is the best rated)

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Hostels in Darwin 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 Darwin for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Darwin? 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 Darwin alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Darwin. 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 Darwin (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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

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FAQ about Darwin Hostels

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

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FAQ about Darwin Hostels

A hostel in Darwin costs on average $17 for a dorm. A hostel in Darwin with private rooms costs on average $50.

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Darwin Hostel is the best rated hostel in Darwin for female solo travellers.

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    Your Packing List for Darwin

    Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Darwin and Australia.

    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 Darwin