Best Hostels in South and Central America

Hola and bienvenido to the best hostels in South and Central America.

We are keen to share this ultimate list of hostel-type accommodation – from Bogota over Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires and San José. South and Central America has plenty of gorgeous, curious and unique hostels to stay at.

This list covers all budget accommodations we reviewed.

That includes Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, and more.

Our team at Hostelgeeks collects the coolest hostels around the continent.

We introduce you to the best South America 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.

Put on a map: best hostels in South & Central America

We only share the best hostel in every destination.

Simply choose your #1 hostel with one click.

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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.

And for sure, it gives you the security of a top-hostel choice without any bad surprises.

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Besides the best hostels in South America, we also put together the best hostels in the world.

You can find all top-notch hostels around the world with us: Show me all 5 Star Hostels.

The wow-effect is included!

So, here we go.

Here are all our handpicked hostels across South America.

From family-projects in Buenos Aires to absolute stunning design hostels you will love, no doubt about it!

Collection of the best hostels in South & Central America