All Hostels in Vientiane

Welcome to your detailed guide for Vientiane 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 Vientiane, Laos. Compare prices for Vientiane 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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Vientiane 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 Vientiane, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Vientiane


(Vientiane Backpackers Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Vientiane


(Barn 1920s Hostel is the best rated)

Most Vientiane hostels are located in

Chanthaboury District, Xaythany District

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Hostels in Vientiane 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 Vientiane for Solo Travellers

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

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

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Nan Nan (213 Km / 132 mi.)
Maha Sarakham Maha Sarakham (212 Km / 132 mi.)

FAQ about Vientiane Hostels

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

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    Barn 1920s Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Vientiane.
    It offers: Bar.

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    Your Packing List for Vientiane

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

    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 Vientiane