5 Star Hostels in Indonesia

Looking for the best hostels in Indonesia? This means you are most likely about to start your Indonesia. Maybe Bali, Lombok or Flores?

Oh, we envy you! We stayed 3 month around Bali and Lombok and two weeks in Flores, and we had an amazing time. The landscape is breath-taking, the people super friendly and the food really yummy. Everything here is really instagrammy.

In the process enjoying this unique country, we collected a great list of the best hostels in Indonesia. We are Hostelgeeks and we discover the worlds greatest hostels and the best hostels in Indonesia. At least the part, we visited.

We’ve visited the different hostels and rate them for you. We want you to have it easy finding quality hostels without spending hours on research.

This is why we started Hostelgeeks, putting together the worlds most remarkable hostels, the 5 Star Hostels. This list of cool hostels gives you access to hostels with character and a social heart, yet, it is not your party hostel. It is for everyone looking for

  • travelers on a budget, yet in style
  • travelers between 25 and 40 (but not restricted to)
  • budget accommodation with social character

If you are missing any destination, then drop us an email. We’d be happy to give you our recommendation for more hostels across Indonesia.

1 hostel per destination & hostel lists

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.

Update: We now cover as well curated 3-best hostels guide to cities with no 5 Star Hostels such as Paris and Barcelona.

For Couples, Solo-Travellers and Female Solo-Travelers

We narrowed it down for you.

Whether you are traveling with your partner and want to socialize, or you are one of the brave solo-travelers.

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Hostel Guide

We know Indonesia and the hostels around the country We are traveling since 2007, staying in the coolest places around. Therefore, we decided to put together this list of great Indonesian hostels.

And not just that. We also created a big guide to Hostels.

We will show you how to book your hostel in a smart way, what to take into account and more smart tips like what is a Hostel.

Here are 3 hostels-101 articles we highly recommend to read:

15 Essential Tips for Booking Hostels (incl. Apps, Discounts and Hacks) – The Starter Guide

Hostel Packing List

Okay, after finding all these super cool places, it’s 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 need to pack.

The main things to pack are:

  1. earplugs
  2. eye mask
  3. key chain flashlight
  4. the right backpack, the Lowe Alpine Lightflite 40 Pack
  5. packing cubes
  6. generic padlock
  7. quick-dry travel towel
  8. universal power adapter
  9. travel-sized toiletries
  10. The hostel address – written down

Read the full packing list here.

Download Hostel Packing List

Staying up to date

This list of the best Backpacker and Luxury Hostels, the 5 Star Hostels, will always stay up to date.

We will keep adding all the greatest budget accommodations. Whether it is a Design Hostel, Boutique Hostel, Eco or Green Hostel – we will have a close look on these backpacker accommodations.

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Destination not listed?

That simply means there is currently no 5 Star Hostel.

However, we have a huge internal list with fantastic hostels all over the place.

Please drop us a line.

We will send you over a handpicked hostel recommendation.

And now? Keep scrolling.

We also show you smart tips on how to book the 5 Star Hostels – in the cheapest way possible!

Any questions? Drop us a message!

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Sleep well,
The Hostelgeeks