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.
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This list covers all budget accommodations we reviewed. That includes Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, you name it. All our guides include price comparisons and the basics you need to know. This can include safety tips, best locations, cool activities, average prices and few more decision-taking information.
Put on a map: best hostels in South & Central America
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Our team at Hostelgeeks collects the coolest hostels around the continent. We introduce you to the best South America hostels in a genuine way. Especially in countries like Colombia, Argentina and Brazil you can now find beautiful hostels you do not want to leave any more.
You find anything from surf hostels to beach and even boutique hostels.
We collect for you only amazing and safe hostels. They are handpicked and reviewed by us in person.
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Collection of the best hostels in South & Central America
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!
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