20 Hostels in Jakarta, Indonésia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Jakarta, Indonésia. You can choose from 20 Jakarta hostels. In total, there are 39 cheap places to stay in Jakarta such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $6 for a dorm.

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

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Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Jakarta


(Six Degrees is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Jakarta


(Capsule Hotel Jakarta - Old Batavia is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Jakarta 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 Jakarta for Solo Travellers

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

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

Other Nearby Cities
Bekasi Bekasi (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Depok Depok (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Tangerang Tangerang (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Bogor Bogor (43 Km / 27 mi.)
Cianjur Cianjur (75 Km / 47 mi.)
Kepulauan Seribu Kepulauan Seribu (76 Km / 47 mi.)
Serang Serang (78 Km / 48 mi.)

FAQ about Jakarta Hostels

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

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about Jakarta Hostels

A hostel in Jakarta costs on average $6 for a dorm. A hostel in Jakarta with private rooms costs on average $17.

Hostelz.com shows all 20 Hostels in Jakarta. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 20 hostels in Jakarta, Indonésia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Jakarta such as

  • 10 hotels
  • 8 guesthouses
  • 1 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Jakarta.

Capsule Hotel Jakarta - Old Batavia is the best rated hostel for partying in Jakarta.
It offers: Bar, Nightclub.

Travel Tips for Jakarta - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Jakarta

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

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 Jakarta