Hostels in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

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

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

FAQ about Lake Atitlan Hostels

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

A hostel in Lake Atitlan costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Lake Atitlan with private rooms costs on average $23. shows all 7 Hostels in Lake Atitlan. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 7 hostels in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Lake Atitlan such as
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Lake Atitlan.

The Doozy Koala Lakehouse is the best rated hostel for partying in Lake Atitlan.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Lake Atitlan

Your Packing List for Lake Atitlan

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Lake Atitlan and Guatemala.

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

Lake Atitlan 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 Lake Atitlan, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
7 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$23 Average private room price
5 Party hostels in Lake Atitlan
The Doozy Koala Lakehouse is the best rated
Most Lake Atitlan hostels are located in
Barrio 3
7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

San Pedro La Laguna (3 Km / 2 mi.)
San Juan La Laguna (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Tzununa (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Santa Cruz La Laguna (6 Km / 4 mi.)
Monterrico (9 Km / 5 mi.)
Santiago Atitlan (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Sololá (10 Km / 6 mi.)

Travel Tips for Lake Atitlan - from the Community

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