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Hostel Enjoy Vallarta 19
1.5 out of 5
1258 Calle Peru, 5 de Diciembre, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is $7 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Located in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Camarones Beach, Teatro Vallarta, and Playa Las Glorias. Malecon and Caballito ...
2.6/5 (18 reviews)
"We were two girls at this property and the night we landed we were told our room wasnt ready. The owner took us to a spare room that looked like a prison, the bathroom did not even have doors. Just a curtain hung up by a broomstick, and it was filthy. No windows no proper lights. Then we were supposed ..."

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Hostel Enjoy Vallarta 19
Ten to Ten Puerto Vallarta - Hostel
2 out of 5
Calle Juarez 467, Colonia Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is $27 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
Located in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, this hostel is steps from Plaza Principal, Plaza de las Armas, and La Presidencia (Town Hall). La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora ...
4/5 Very Good! (25 reviews)
Good for the value!!!
"Staff was friendly and welcoming. Room was simple and clean. Great location, in the heart of many restaurants and clubs. Three minutes to the beach. Also, try their ramen noodles, tasty. Yum!"

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Ten to Ten Puerto Vallarta - Hostel
Canova Hostel & Pizza
2 out of 5
CALLE COLOMBIA 1415, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
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The price is $22 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Located in Colonia 5 de Diciembre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Playa Las Glorias, Camarones Beach, and Teatro Vallarta. Malecon and Caballito are ...
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The Amazing Hostel Sayulita
2 out of 5
Calle Pelicanos 102, Centro, Sayulita, NAY
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The price is $34 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 30
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sayulita Square, Sayulita Beach, and Gringo Hill. Sayulita Farmers Market and Nanzal Hill ...
3.6/5 Good! (31 reviews)
Basic Private room
"Very basic accommodation. One tiny sheet on bed & shared bathroom."

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2021

The Amazing Hostel Sayulita
Viajero Sayulita Hostel
2 out of 5
27 Calle Primavera, Sayulita, NAY
The price is $84 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 9
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sayulita Square, Sayulita Beach, and Gringo Hill. Sayulita Farmers Market and Playa los Muertos ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Excellent hostel, roof top pool, bar. Friendly.
"Excellent hostel, with a roof top pool, bar and chill lounge. Front desk staff are really friendly. Facilities are new and well maintained. Great location, walking distance to main plaza."

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Viajero Sayulita Hostel
Punto Mita Suites
2 out of 5
Francisco Villa 20, Punta de Mita, NAY
The price is $59 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 9
Located in Emiliano Zapata, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Punta De Mita Beach and El Anclote Beach. Pacifico Golf Course is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (31 reviews)
"The property is ok the surrounding area is very ugly"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Punto Mita Suites
El Grullo Naturista
2.5 out of 5
Playa Quimixto, Pez Volador 4 A Playa El Volador, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is $213 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
Nestled on the beach, this Puerto Vallarta hostel is steps from Playa Las Animas, Quimixto Beach, and Playa Caballo. Playa Emma and Colomitos Beach are also ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Beautiful place, beautiful beach, delicious food, wonderful staff... A very tranqui and totally different must-see part of Puerto Vallarta that you must experience. I’ll be back!"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

El Grullo Naturista
Hostal Bucerias
2 out of 5
Héroes de Nacozari 148, Col. Dorada, Bucerias, NAY
The price is $31 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa Bucerias and Nuevo Vallarta Beach. El Cora Crocodile Sanctuary and Flamingos Golf Club are ...
4/5 Very Good! (8 reviews)
"Very nice , and inexpensive confortable . A/c"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Hostal Bucerias
Los Muertos Hostal
1 out of 5
Manuel M. Diéguez 138D, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
Located in Romantic Zone, this hostel is steps from Playa de los Muertos and Los Muertos Pier. Malecon and Playa Gemelas are also within 6 mi (10 km).
4.1/5 Very Good! (9 reviews)
"Limpio y tranquilo"

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

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Los Muertos Hostal
Jet's Gay Hostel
2 out of 5
Libertad 336, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
Located in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, this hostel is steps from Cuale Island and La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe. Plaza Principal and Plaza de las Armas ...
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Jet's Gay Hostel
Hostal Vallarta Suites
2 out of 5
Corona 270, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
Located in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Plaza Principal, and Plaza de las Armas. ...
4/5 Very Good! (47 reviews)
"The hostel is clean, in a beautiful location on the hillside, with an easy small walk up the steps to reach. We stayed a few nights and had breakfast there most mornings. Fresh fruit and juice, coffee and homemade banana bread. Rooftop terrace has sublime views over the bay and zona romantica, day ..."

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2019

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Hostal Vallarta Suites
Vela Lounge & Hostel PV - Caters to Male
2 out of 5
257 Calle Francisco I. Madero, Above Oxxo - Arriba del Oxxo, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
Located in Romantic Zone, this hostel is steps from Galeria Olinala and Cuale Island. Olas Altas Beach and Olas Altas Street are also within 5 minutes.
4/5 Very Good! (3 reviews)
"Everything is right at your doorstep. Really! Like right outside the door, it was awesome! The place was clean and comfortable. Alejandro was super nice and friendly, although not around very much. The hostel doesn’t really have so much of a “vibe” but if you want a cheap place to stay that’s close ..."

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

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Vela Lounge & Hostel PV - Caters to Male
La Redonda Sayulita
1.5 out of 5
Manuel N. Navarrete 14, Colonia Centro, Sayulita, NAY
Situated in Sayulita, this hostel is steps from Sayulita Beach and Sayulita Square. Gringo Hill and Sayulita Farmers Market are also within 10 minutes.
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La Redonda Sayulita
Selina Shared Sayulita
2 out of 5
12 Calle Gaviotas Sur, Sayulita, NAY
Situated in Sayulita, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sayulita Square, Gringo Hill, and Sayulita Beach. Sayulita Farmers Market and Playa los Muertos ...
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Selina Shared Sayulita
Hostel Vallarta - Adults only
2 out of 5
535 Calle Juárez Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
Located in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, this hostel is steps from Caballito and La Presidencia (Town Hall). Plaza Principal and Plaza de las Armas are also within ...
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Hostel Vallarta - Adults only
Pajaro de Fuego Pool & Terrace
2 out of 5
106 Av. del Palmar, Sayulita, NAY
Located in North End, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sayulita Farmers Market and Nanzal Hill. Sayulita Square and Sayulita Beach are also within 15 ...
3/5 (1 review)
"El lugar esta bonito, muy espacioso el departamento y la alberca muy agradable, lo que me hace bajarle la puntuación es que no estaban sirviendo los aires acondicionados del lugar, un ventilador de una habitación no prendía (los que dormimos en esa habitación nos asamos) y la estufa tampoco funcionaba. ..."

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

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Pajaro de Fuego Pool & Terrace
Tropical Home Vallarta - Hostel
2 out of 5
118 Valle de Aosta Valle Dorado, Nuevo Vallarta, Mezcales, NAY
Situated in Mezcales, this hostel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Plaza Lago Real Shopping Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Aquaventuras Park Vallarta and Splash Water ...
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Tropical Home Vallarta - Hostel
The hostal spot
2 out of 5
Calle Allende Centro, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
Nestled on the beach, this Downtown Puerto Vallarta hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Malecon and Playa de los Muertos. Cruise Ship Terminal and Bay of Banderas ...
2.4/5 (5 reviews)
"No era nada de lo publicado"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

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The hostal spot
Billy Box
2 out of 5
108 Insurgentes Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
Located in Romantic Zone, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cuale Island, Galeria Olinala, and Act ll Entertainment Stages. La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Two thumbs up
"Excellent location with great service."

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

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Barceló Puerto Vallarta - All Inclusive

Barceló Puerto Vallarta - All Inclusive

4 out of 5
Km 11.5 Zona Hotelera Sur, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is $151 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
3.9/5 Very Good! (985 reviews)
"Service was excelente and food great, a lot of variety to choose."

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2021

Barceló Puerto Vallarta - All Inclusive
Hotel Mio Vallarta - Adults Only

Hotel Mio Vallarta - Adults Only

3.5 out of 5
BLVD FRANCISCO MEDINA ASCENCIO 2179, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
4.6/5 Exceptional! (245 reviews)
"This is such an amazing place to enjoy any occasion! Staff is great, room is so modern, clean, has everything you need, beautiful view, pool is perfect & music completes it all. Will definitely come back."

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Hotel Mio Vallarta - Adults Only
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

4.5 out of 5
Avenida Paseo De La Marina 435, Fracc. Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, JAL
The price is $159 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,079 reviews)
"We loved everything about the hotel. How accessible it was, the staff, the food!"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for a low-cost place to stay in Puerto Vallarta, there are 1382 accommodations here to pick from, including hostels. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Puerto Vallarta for a lower cost, so you can save more for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its art galleries and entertainment venues.

Hostels in Puerto Vallarta

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start:

The Amazing Hostel Sayulita - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a shared/communal kitchen.

Hostal Vallarta Suites - Located within a 5-minute walk of Malecon. Property features include free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers.

Hostal Bucerias - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Rooms come with showers.

Punto Mita Suites & Hostal - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a rooftop terrace. You'll find showers and desks in all rooms.

Hostel Vallarta - Adults only - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. You'll find showers, lockers, and linens in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Puerto Vallarta?

The weather can be important when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while March and April are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 87° F and nighttime temperatures average 66° F
  • April-June: 92° F is the daytime average and 66° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 94° F and nighttime averages are around 76° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 91° F during the day and 69° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.26 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Puerto Vallarta?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Malecon
  • Bay of Banderas
  • Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Natural Features
  • Cuale Island
  • Los Arcos
  • El Eden
Cultural Attractions
  • Los Arcos Amphitheater
  • Naval Historic Museum
  • Galeria Olinala

Generally, Puerto Vallarta is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Excursions
  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Tours
  • Restaurants

How to Get to Puerto Vallarta and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.), 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center. Once you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. Make your way to Central Camionera Station for metro transit.

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