Enjoy the most wonderful beaches and stay at the best hostels Mykonos has to offer.
Coolest hostels that will give your vacation a one of a kind experience with a balance of party, relaxation and peaceful stay in Mykonos.
This guide is perfect for YOU, when …
- tired of bad and crappy hostels
- want to avoid the “young party kids”
- happy to spend 1-2€ for a better experience
We got you the best hostels that will definitely suit your taste in superb design hostels, majestic views, great opportunity for party but all with affordable deals.
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What we cover in this article?
- 3 best hostels in detail
- Comparison chart of 3 best hostels
- cheapest hostels in Mykonos
- best hostels in Mykonos for solo travellers
- fun party hostels in Mykonos
- discounts and promo codes
- How to book?
- all hostel and sights on a map
Quick Introduction to Mykonos
Average price for a bed: Hostels in Mykonos cost 20€ – 35€ per night for a bed in a dorm. A private room starts from 45€ up to 60€ per night. This is a rough average just to give you an idea.
Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
New to Hostels? Read our full hostel starter guide here. We especially recommend to read:
- how to book hostels (and websites to use)
- 23 items for the hostel packing list
- Are hostels safe? 13 safety tips for hostels
The 3 Best Hostels in Mykonos
Let’s jump right into the boutique hostels in Mykonos.
- Mycocoon Hostel – 5 star hostel best for Small Groups
- Paraga Beach Hostel – Best Hostel for Party Travellers
- Artemoula’s Studios – Best Hostel for Solo Travellers
We put all three accommodation on the map, you will find the map at the end of the article.
1. Mycocoon Hostel – 5 Star Hostel
Mycocoon Hostel is the new trend of the hospitality industry in Mykonos.
A combination of arts with stylish design architecture and of course good quality accommodation with very affordable rates.
Situated right at the heart of Mykonos Town, the hostel can be found ideally at the entrance of the town seaside called “Gialos” where fishermen bring their fish early morning, every day.
Cafés, bars and restaurants are just around the corner – an excellent chance to explore the cosmopolitan Mykonos and the amazing nightlife by foot.
Though located in downtown, the hostel keeps you away from the busy crowds of Mykonos.
And for the rooms?
Enjoy their very artistic and modern rooms that will exemplify your stay in Mykonos. They have private and communal rooms with shared bathrooms which are very suitable for solo and small groups of travelers.
The hostel has no kitchen for guests but they have a convenient store that offers all kinds of snacks and groceries at very low rates.
Amenities you can enjoy at Mycocoon Hostel:
- FREE WiFi
- Outdoor Infinity Pool
- 24/7 Security Surveillance
- Convenient Store
Location: Just a 2-minute walk away from the Old Port of Mykonos and a few minutes from the nearest bus station – making the hostel perfect for discovering and exploring Mykonos and its island.
The hostel features an outdoor bar with a terrace that has a perfect landscape view of the sun and the sea. Relax and just enjoy the day.
You can also have an Instagramable shot of yourself on your favorite bikini at their infinity roof top pool.
The view will just blow your mind and leave you with an awe.
Mykonos airport is only 2 km away from Mycocoon Hostel and 100 m away the Archeological Museum of Mykonos.
It’s the best hostel in Mykonos for:
- Small Groups
2. Paraga Beach Hostel
If you want to have an amazing Paraga beach experience in a very affordable and budget-friendly way, Paraga Beach Hostel perfectly fits the picture.
Paraga Beach Hostel first started as a camping site in early 90’s and was developed into a beach hostel in 2010 to open up to all ages of travelers.
So if you’re feeling the vibe to camp-out and have a touch of the beach right in front you, this hostel is for you.
You can set your tents up and have your phones charged in their common area.
You can also avail their prefabricated tents with electricity, cement floor, security box and fan which can accommodate 2-5 people.
But if camping out is not your type, they have a variety of rooms you could choose from. From Cubes (Deluxe Room), Bungalow (Standard Shared Room), Trbs (Basic Shared Room) to Dorms.
Name it, they have it.
Hostel Amenities at Paraga Beach:
- FREE WiFi
- Free Transfer
- Free luggage room
- Pool Bar
- Mini Market
Paraga Beach Hostel also has its own al carte restaurant where you can eat and dine. They also have a mini market for all your convenient needs so you don’t need to leave the hostel.
And in case you missed to bring your swimming outfits, glasses and planning to buy souvenirs, the hostel’s Boutique has great deals for you.
Location: The hostel is located just above the peninsula of Paraga which gives you the option to walk through the beach and explore the crystal waters of the island.
They have a private floating platform accessible only to hostel guests.
Sand area are filled with more than 200 beds and where you can get perfectly tanned tones during the day or enjoy the crazy night life.
You can also choose from two pool bars at the hostel with great views of the beach and offer cheap and affordable drinks.
A good news for party lovers – this place is the coolest way to have your cold drink, and breathtakingly enjoy the Greek sky.
Another good deal about the hostel is that all guests are entitled of a free transfer service from port and airport. Bother no more and just enjoy the breeze of the sea.
This is one of the best hostels in Mykonos for
- Group Travellers
- Party Travellers
Compare prices and read reviews at: Hostelworld
3. Artemoula’s Studios
Artemoula’s Studios is the perfect place to just relax, find yourself, and have a piece of your vacation and escape the usual beach travel.
Rooms feature an elegant pop-art ambiance combined with design furniture but all with affordable deals. All studios are equipped with kitchen and refrigerator where guests can make their own meals.
Balconies gives you a scenic view of the pool, the sea and the surrounding community. The hostel has two outdoor pools you could choose from to have your snacks and drinks while you take a dip.
Great deals at Artemoula’s Studios:
- FREE WiFi
- Outdoor Pool
Artemoulas also offers gym access to hostel guests, internet corner with 5 computers and parking space – ALL for free.
You can also arrange transfers at your own convenient time at the hostel desk. Small traditional boats connects Platis yialos, which is 300 away, with all the south beaches of Mykonos.
Port and airport transfers? They also provide complimentary transportation to and from the port and airport upon guest request from 8 am to 11 pm only.
Location: Situated 300 m from Platis Yialos beach, the hostel gives you just the right amount of a quiet place.
There is a 24 hour public bus service that brings you to Agios Stefanos, Ornos and Elia – one of the most beautiful beaches in Mykonos.
This is one of the best hostels in Mykonos for
- Solo Travellers
Comparing all 3 Top Hostels in Mykonos
Here is an overview of our handpicked top hostels in Mykonos. In this chart we compare the main facilities and things to expect.
It will help you to take a decision.
|Mycocoon Hostel||Paraga Beach Hostel||Artemoula’s Studios|
|WiFi||Free (Good)||Free (Good)||Free (Superb Connection)|
|Breakfast||Simple Breakfast (extra)||Restaurant Breakfast (extra)||Simple Breakfast (extra)|
|Location||2 km away from Mykonos Airport||4 km away from main town – Chora||300 m away from Platis Yialos Beach|
|Special||Stylish design architecture|
Outdoor pool and bar
|Tents and Campsites|
Pop-up design room features
|Lockers – and safe?||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Facilities for disabled guests||No||Yes||No|
|How to book?||Hostelworld||Hostelworld||Hostelworld|
This information can vary by season and availability. Please take this into account.
What about cheapest hostels in Mykonos?
Of course, there are always cheap hostels.
We think, it’s not worth it to go with the cheapest hostel out there.
The difference is usually 1-2€ ($1-2) per night, and a lot of amenities are not included. This can be breakfast or linen.
However, if you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you wanna save every penny, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Mykonos.
- Open Hostelworld with full list of budget places to stay in Mykonos
- Order the listing by price
Simple as that.
Make sure you use then the other filters and rank per price. Also keep a close eye on the ratings, especially the “extreme ratings”. Meaning, the best and worst. These ratings can give great insight on what to expect.
Best Hostels in Mykonos for Solo Travellers?
What is the serious, best hostel in Mykonos for solo-travellers?
If you’re travelling solo and trying to find a place to be with yourself, Artemoula’s Studios gives you the perfect chance to explore, have a time for yourself and eventually find new friends.
Situated at a quiet location, the hostel gives you a very relaxing stay.
You can have your snacks and drinks by the pool or balcony and have a great view of the neighborhood and the sea.
The hostel features an elegant pop decor and very spacious rooms at very affordable deals.
Party Hostels in Mykonos
You are in luck! Part of our list are the two best party hostels in Mykonos.
Paraga Beach Hostel
The best pool party there is in Mykonos can be found at Paraga Beach Hostel.
Pool and beach areas features 200 sun beds where you can stay and enjoy the sun until the dazzling nightlife comes for you to dance and party.
The hostel has 2 pool bars, one of them newly renovated last 2017, located just above the clear waters of Paraga.
Aside from great view and party, the hostel offers very affordable deals for your beer, cocktails and drinks. That means more drinks for you! You can even order food to go with your drinks at the hostel restaurant.
Bar at the pool with overlooking view of Paraga Beach is truly the greatest deal for party travellers.
Compare prices and read reviews at: Hostelworld
Infinity pool plus great bar is what Mycocoon Hostel offers for party travellers.
You can have drinks and party by the pool and socialize with other hostel guests.
Located at the entrance of Mykonos Town Seaside, Mycocoon Hostel gives you easy access to bars and cafe’s if you wish to transfer the fun and party.
How to book?
We recommend using Booking.com or Hostelworld for your reservations.
Hostelworld is super safe and the biggest booking platform for hostels.
Here’s our guide on how to book hostels with Hostelworld.
On both platforms your credit card is 100% protected and the booking 100% confirmed.
We included the handy links to each of the recommended hostel. Just click on the hostel name. The link will lead you to check prices and availability.
Here is the overview:
- Mycocoon Hostel: Booking.com | Hostelworld
- Paraga Beach Hostel: Hostelworld
- Artemoula’s Studios: Booking.com | Hostelworld
We recommend booking your hostel as early as possible!
All of Mykonos best hostels are popular; especially in high-season. To make sure you end up in those stylish hostels, secure your room or bed as soon as you have your travel dates fix.
Currently, we have no special hostel discounts in Mykonos. I know, it’s a pity. You can subscribe to our newsletter to receive our newest hostel discounts always to your inbox.
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All 3 Hostels put on a map + sights
Let us have a look on the map. Below we list all three best Mykonos hostels on a map.
We also included the main tourist attractions you’ve to know in this list:
- Little Venice
- Windmills of Kato Mili
- Super Paradise Beach
- Platis Gialos Beach
- Archeological Museum of Mykonos
Flights to Mykonos?
This new website has super cool features like a so-called radius search. Just draw a circle over Europe and find the cheapest rates for the area.
Here is our review of Kiwi.
Alright, this is your answer to where to stay in Mykonos.
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Your Smart Packing List
It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should really throw in your backpack.The most important things to pack are:
- eye mask
- key chain flashlight
- the right backpack, the Nomatic (our review of Nomatic here) or Lowe Alpine Lightflite 45 Pack
- packing cubes
- generic padlock (fitting all locker types)
- quick-dry travel towel
- universal power adapter
- travel-sized toiletries