All Hostels in San Sebastián

Welcome to your detailed guide for San Sebastián 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 San Sebastián, Spagna. Compare prices for San Sebastián 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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San Sebastián 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 San Sebastián, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in San Sebastián


(A Room In The City is the cheapest)

Party hostels in San Sebastián


(Surfing Etxea is the best rated)

Most San Sebastián hostels are located in

Old Town

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Hostels in San Sebastián 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 San Sebastián for Solo Travellers

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

Guess what? San Sebastián is also named and spelled San Sebastián - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

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

Other Nearby Cities
Astigarraga Astigarraga (4 Km / 3 mi.)
Irun Irun (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Zarautz Zarautz (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Igantzi Igantzi (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Biarritz Biarritz (39 Km / 24 mi.)
Anglet Anglet (42 Km / 26 mi.)
Bayonne Bayonne (44 Km / 27 mi.)

FAQ about San Sebastián Hostels

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

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FAQ about San Sebastián Hostels

A hostel in San Sebastián costs on average $34 for a dorm. A hostel in San Sebastián with private rooms costs on average $174. shows all 19 Hostels in San Sebastián. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 19 hostels in San Sebastián, Spagna. We list for you other cheap places to stay in San Sebastián such as

  • 3 hotels
  • 21 guesthouses
  • 3 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in San Sebastián.

Surfing Etxea is the best rated hostel for partying in San Sebastián.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for San Sebastián - from the Community

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Your Packing List for San Sebastián

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for San Sebastián and Spagna.

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 San Sebastián