Best Hostels in Africa

Welcome to the best hostels in Africa. We are keen sharing on the top-rated hostel-accommodations on the African continent.

Our team at Hostelgeeks collects the coolest hostels around the continent. We introduce you to the best African hostels in a genuine way.

We only list 1 hostel per destination.

So you can lean back and spend your time exploring the world rather than researching hostels.

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The best hostels in Africa

1 hostel per destination

We only pick the #1 hostel for all destinations.

We unbox the hostels and check all their pros and cons. For each destination, there can be only 1 hostel be chosen to be a 5 Star-Awarded Hostel.

This is your shortcut to your hostel-picks, saving you lots of time in your accommodation research.

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Collection of the best hostels in Africa