28 Hostels in León, Nicaragua

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in León, Nicaragua. You can choose from 28 León hostels. In total, there are 43 cheap places to stay in León such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $6 for a dorm.

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

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Party hostels in León


(Poco a Poco Hostel is the best rated)

Most León hostels are located in

Barrio San Juan

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in León 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 León for Solo Travellers

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

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

Other Nearby Cities
Miramar Miramar (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Poneloya Poneloya (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Salinas Grandes Salinas Grandes (20 Km / 13 mi.)
El Transito El Transito (47 Km / 29 mi.)
Aposentillo Aposentillo (57 Km / 35 mi.)
Playa San Diego Playa San Diego (66 Km / 41 mi.)
Jiquilillo Jiquilillo (71 Km / 44 mi.)

FAQ about León Hostels

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

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FAQ about León Hostels

Hostelz.com shows all 28 Hostels in León. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Hostal Casa Ivana is the best hostel in León for families.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 28 hostels in León, Nicaragua. We list for you other cheap places to stay in León such as

  • 6 hotels
  • 9 guesthouses

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

Poco a Poco Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in León.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for León - from the Community

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Your Packing List for León

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

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for León