All Hostels in Austin

Welcome to your detailed guide for Austin 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 Austin, Stati Uniti. Compare prices for Austin 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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Austin 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 Austin, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Austin


(Drifter Jack's Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Austin


(Firehouse Hostel is the best rated)

Most Austin hostels are located in

South Austin, East Austin, University of Texas Area

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Austin 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 Austin for Solo Travellers

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

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

Other Nearby Cities
Bertram Bertram (61 Km / 38 mi.)
San Antonio San Antonio (118 Km / 74 mi.)

FAQ about Austin Hostels

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

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FAQ about Austin Hostels shows all 6 Hostels in Austin. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 6 hostels in Austin, Stati Uniti.This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Austin.

Firehouse Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Austin.
It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

Travel Tips for Austin - from the Community

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Pack smart, not hard

Your Packing List for Austin

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Austin and Stati Uniti.

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 Austin