Hostel in Pontianak, Indonesia

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

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

FAQ about Pontianak Hostels

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

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Pontianak, Indonesia. compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site. compares prices for 1 hostel in Pontianak, Indonesia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Pontianak such as
  • 2 hotels
  • 2 guesthouses

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Pontianak.

Your Packing List for Pontianak

Your Packing List for Pontianak

Pack smart, not hard

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

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

Pontianak 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 Pontianak, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$8 Average dorm price
$8 Cheapest hostel in Pontianak
The Colour Hostel is the cheapest
9.5 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Pontianak - from the Community

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