All Hostels in Málaga

Welcome to your detailed guide for Málaga 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 Málaga, Espanha. Compare prices for Málaga 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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Málaga 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 Málaga, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Málaga


(Larios Cool Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Málaga


(The Urban Jungle Rooftop Hostel is the best rated)

Most Málaga hostels are located in

La Goleta, La Merced, San Isidro

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Málaga 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 Málaga for Solo Travellers

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

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

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

Other Nearby Cities
Torremolinos Torremolinos (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Benalmádena Benalmádena (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Mijas Mijas (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Alhaurín el Grande Alhaurín el Grande (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Álora Álora (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Fuengirola Fuengirola (27 Km / 17 mi.)

FAQ about Málaga Hostels

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

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FAQ about Málaga Hostels

A hostel in Málaga costs on average $25 for a dorm. A hostel in Málaga with private rooms costs on average $61. shows all 26 Hostels in Málaga. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Barbatuke is the best hostel in Málaga for couples.

Lights Out Hostel is the best hostel in Málaga for families. compares prices for 26 hostels in Málaga, Espanha. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Málaga such as

  • 13 hotels
  • 16 guesthouses
  • 14 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Málaga.

The Urban Jungle Rooftop Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Málaga.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Málaga - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Málaga

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

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 Málaga