11 Hostels in San Juan, Porto Rico

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in San Juan, Porto Rico. You can choose from 11 San Juan hostels. In total, there are 15 cheap places to stay in San Juan such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $18 for a dorm.

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San Juan 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 Juan, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in San Juan


(Hostel Puerto Rico is the cheapest)

Party hostels in San Juan


(Fortel Hostel is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in San Juan 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 Juan for Solo Travellers

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

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

Other Nearby Cities
Dorado Dorado (17 Km / 11 mi.)
Vieques Vieques (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Luquillo Luquillo (42 Km / 26 mi.)
Fajardo Fajardo (50 Km / 31 mi.)
Isabela Isabela (97 Km / 60 mi.)
Aguadilla Aguadilla (111 Km / 69 mi.)
Mayaguez Mayaguez (113 Km / 70 mi.)

FAQ about San Juan Hostels

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

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FAQ about San Juan Hostels

A hostel in San Juan costs on average $24 for a dorm. A hostel in San Juan with private rooms costs on average $42.

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Fortaleza Guest House is the best hostel in San Juan for families.

Nomada Urban Beach Hostel is the best rated hostel in San Juan for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 11 hostel in San Juan, Porto Rico. We list for you other cheap places to stay in San Juan such as

  • 1 hotel
  • 3 apartment

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

Fortel Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in San Juan.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for San Juan - from the Community

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Your Packing List for San Juan

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for San Juan and Porto Rico.

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 Juan