Backpacker Hostels in San Juan del Sur

Hostel PachaMama

At only $7 a night for a dorm bed, and $17 for a private room, it’s great value and a fun atmosphere. Their parties and bar scene are notorious. They also have movie nights.

Location: Towards the beach from the park
Extras: Free wifi, free coffee
Price range: $7-$20
Website: Hostel Pacha Mama

Hotel Estrella

Hotel Estrella, considered a historic landmark, has been around since 1929. This high-ceilinged wooden building has some of the best views in town from it’s beachfront balconies. The accommodations are basic but clean with shared bathrooms. Downstairs has a garden, sitting area and bar.

Location: Beachfront road
Price range: Under $10 /night
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Hostel Esperanza

Located on Playa San Juan del Sur with views of the bay. Hostel Esperanza employs people from the local community and contributes to funding a school and foster home. Clean and comfortable with dorm and private rooms available, all with fans. 24-hour front desk.

Location: South end of beachfront road
Extras: Free wifi, breakfast included
Price range: $10-$30
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Hostel los March

Situated right on the edge of town – close to the action, but away from the noise. Los March has panoramic ocean views and friendly and helpful hosts. The rooms and bathroom are clean and spacious and they have an onsite restaurant and bar.

Location: Pedro Joaquin Chamorro Ave. 48600
Extras: Private parking, free coffee
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