17 Hostels in Puerto Vallarta, Messico

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Puerto Vallarta, Messico. You can choose from 17 Puerto Vallarta hostels. In total, there are 30 cheap places to stay in Puerto Vallarta such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $8 for a dorm.

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Puerto Vallarta 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 Puerto Vallarta, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Puerto Vallarta


(Hostal Enjoy Vallarta 19 is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Puerto Vallarta


(Casa Kraken Hostel is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Puerto Vallarta 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 Puerto Vallarta for Solo Travellers

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

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

Other Nearby Cities
Bahia de Banderas Bahia de Banderas (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Nuevo Vallarta Nuevo Vallarta (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Bucerias Bucerias (19 Km / 12 mi.)
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle La Cruz de Huanacaxtle (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Punta de Mita Punta de Mita (35 Km / 22 mi.)
Lo De Marcos Lo De Marcos (40 Km / 25 mi.)
Guadalajara Guadalajara (191 Km / 119 mi.)

FAQ about Puerto Vallarta Hostels

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

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FAQ about Puerto Vallarta Hostels

A hostel in Puerto Vallarta costs on average $11 for a dorm. A hostel in Puerto Vallarta with private rooms costs on average $24.

Hostelz.com shows all 17 Hostels in Puerto Vallarta. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 17 hostels in Puerto Vallarta, Messico. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Puerto Vallarta such as

  • 9 hotels
  • 3 guesthouses
  • 1 apartment

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

Casa Kraken Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Puerto Vallarta.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Puerto Vallarta

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Puerto Vallarta and Messico.

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 Puerto Vallarta