Hostels Montevideo

7 Best Hostels in Montevideo for Solo Travelers, Party or Chill in 2023

Do you believe in love at first sight? Well, if you don’t, then you haven’t visited Montevideo yet. This breathtaking city is the capital of Uruguay, with a population of more than 1.350 million people. The beautiful city is situated on the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata.

A place that is filled with beauty is always a favorite among travelers, and Montevideo is one of them as well. The city hosts a large number of travelers (Every year) from different parts of the world. This city is very famous because you’ll have so many places to see and things to do here. Some of them are Walk along the Rambla, Teatro Solís, MERCADO DEL PUERTO, Montevideo’s Beaches, PLAZA INDEPENDENCIA, Museum of fine arts, Yerba Maté (Uruguay’s traditional tea), and many more. This is the reason why so many people regularly visit Montevideo.

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If you’ve planned to come here, then you should know something as well. This place isn’t that cheap. So, to enjoy all of the things which this city has to offer, it’d be wise if you stay at a hostel.

Montevideo has so many hostels and choosing one can be baffling. But, we’ve done the hard work for you. Now, all you have to do is to decide which one you want to stay in because all of them are great and unique in their own way.

So, pull your socks up, and keep on reading.


HostelWorld (*9.4) (*8.6) Map Starts at ($21) for 6 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

Set in a house built in the 1940s, Destino26 is a lovely accommodation combining the old and modern. It also boasts an amazing location – it’s just a short walk from Pocitos Beach and a 15-minute bus ride to the old city center.

You can stay in both private rooms and shared dorms, all of which feature comfortable beds, Wi-Fi, AC, and lockers. The common areas are spacious and very well-equipped. In the living room, there is a large TV, a guitar, a DVD player, games, and a computer. The garden has a seating area and a BBQ.

To get around the city, there are bikes available for a small fee. If you want to spend a day at the beach, they offer beach chairs and towel rentals. You can also book transportation to the airport and various excursions through the hostel.

Che Lagarto Hostel Montevideo

HostelWorld (*8.2) Map Starts at ($12) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

This place is just brilliant. It has an agreeable, fun, and youthful atmosphere (Which is great by the way) and is completely prepared, with an incredible client administration to offer you the best for your entire stay. The location is good and only a few blocks away from Tres Cruces Bus Station, making this sublime hostel an ideal base to know Montevideo!

In addition, this place is also 195 to 205m from the entrance to the Ciudad Vieja which hosts some of the best bars, clubs, and restaurants in Montevideo.

The rooms of this hostel will transcend your expectations. What type of beds are available? Well, at this place you’ll have private twofold rooms and female or mixed residences of 10 beds. The majority of the rooms have total private restrooms and are equipped with A/C and heating. Besides, the bathrooms won’t be shy of your expectations. They are very neat and clean. You won’t have a single complaint with them.

There are a mutual kitchen and a porch with easy chairs and tables on the outside where you will locate a loosening up air among the visitors. The staff will give you valuable visitor data and master guidance and can assist you in booking exchange administrations and journeys so you don’t miss whatever this city brings to the table.

The facilities/services given by this extraordinary hostel are free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free internet access, linens, a common room, security lockers, hot showers, an outdoor terrace, a steam room, self-catering facilities, 24-hour security, 24-hour reception, housekeeping, and tours.

The hostel has some policies. They have an age restriction, taxes, no curfew, and accept credit cards.

Viajero Montevideo Hostel

HostelWorld (*8.7) (*8.3) Map Starts at ($15) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

One of the best hostels in Montevideo – The Viajero Montevideo Hostel. The location of the hostel is perfect. The sublime hostel is conveniently located in the heart of Montevideo: two blocks away from the most important Avenue 18 de Julio and only 9 to 1- minutes away from Montevideo’s main attractions. Plus, it is near the nicest squares of the city (Plaza Cagancha, Plaza del Entrevero, Plaza Independencia, and Plaza Matriz), and a 9 to 11-minute walk away from the beach.

The rooms are excellent. The type of rooms you’ll get here are quadruple (Ensuite), double Ensuite), 8-bed dorm (Shared bathroom), 8-bed mixed dorm (Shared bathroom), 4-bed female dorm (Shared bathroom), 4-bed mixed dorm (Shared bathroom), 6-bed dorm (Shared bathroom), Single (Ensuite), Twin and Twin (Ensuite), and triple (Ensuite).

The bathrooms are always neat and clean. The hostel makes sure that travelers enjoy a comfortable shower, and that’s why you’ll always get terrific water pressure. Moreover, you’ll have quality soap and shampoo in the bathroom.

The facilities/services of this hostel are amazing as well. At this place, you’ll get free Wi-Fi, free city maps, free internet access, linens, adaptors, BBQ, bicycle parking, book exchange, cable tv, card phones, ceiling fan, common room, fridge, hair dryers, hot showers, microwave, meeting rooms, iron, outdoor terrace, security lockers, self-catering facilities, utensils, 24-hour reception, 24-hour security, luggage storage, bicycle hire, housekeeping, tours, airport transfers, towels for hire, bar, cafe, meals available, board games, DVD’s, and games room.

The staff is amazing. They are very active, friendly, and ready to help you all the time. You will notice that there is a super friendly and welcoming vibe to this magnificent hostel and once the sun has set, get ready to experience a party vibe too.

We think that this hostel is ideal for solo travelers.

Ukelele Hostel Montevideo

HostelWorld (*8.4) (*8.2) Map Starts at ($14) for 12 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

The Ukelele Hostel is, without doubt, a great hostel of Montevideo, The beautiful hostel is located downtown, a few meters from Barrio Sur, 300 meters from the Rambla on the coast, and a 9 to 11-minute walk to Ciudad Vieja.

The rooms are excellent and beautiful. The spotless and extensive rooms are either twin or twofold private or residences of 4, 6, 9, or 12 beds. Plus, the bathrooms are very good as well. Dirty? Not at all! They are kept clean all the time. And you’ll enjoy a wonderful shower.

The unique highlight of this hostel is its swimming pool. Why? Because the swimming pool is very large, and it’s the only hostel in town which has a swimming pool.

In addition, you can have some cool brews at the bar, and chat with voyagers from everywhere throughout the world. You can join the gathering asados (BBQs) and eat a pleasant Uruguayan Parrilla, or you can go to the first world cup arena and watch a match of National, or Penarol, the biggest and best teams in the nation.

The facilities/services of this hostel are free Wi-Fi, free city maps, linens, free internet access, adaptors, book exchange, hot showers, steam room, security lockers, cable tv, Air-conditioning, common room, self-catering facilities, 24-hour reception, bicycle hire, laundry facilities, towels for hire, luggage storage, tours, bar, meals available, board games, DVD’s, games room, and PlayStation.

The staff is super efficient and friendly. Need advice to explore Montevideo? The staff will be happy to do that as well. Furthermore, this place has guests from more than 7+ countries. If you’re over 16 years of age, then you’re allowed here.

One more thing… The place has no curfew and credit cards are accepted here.

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Circus Hostel & Hotel Montevideo

HostelWorld (*8.8) (*9.0) Map Starts at ($14) for 6 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

Another brilliant hostel in Montevideo – is the Circus Hostel & Hotel. The hostel is located perfectly. It is located in Ciudad Vieja, this hostel is within a 4 to 6-minute walk of Peatonal Sarandí, Independence Plaza, and Montevideo Cathedral. Museo Gurvich and Constitution Square are also within 4 to 6 minutes. Montevideo Central Station is 27 to 29 minutes by foot. Moreover, if you love to go to museums, then this hostel is ideal for you. It is very close to museums.

Are you worried about the rooms? Well, don’t be. They are just exceptional. All of them are equipped with great furniture and beds of high quality. The look of the rooms is also eye-pleasing. The guests have never complained about them. And one thing which they like the most about this hostel is the bathrooms. The guests loved how the hostel has taken care of the bathrooms by keeping them clean all the time. The bathrooms are equipped with soap, shampoo, and superb water pressure (Which is great for a shower).

The facilities/services of this mind-blowing hostel are free Wi-Fi, free city maps, free internet access, towels, linens, Air-conditioning, BBQ, bicycle parking, card phones, common room, hot showers, outdoor terrace, steam room, microwave, hair dryers, elevator, key card access, security lockers, 24-hour reception, 24-hour security, bicycle hire, housekeeping, currency exchange, late check-out, luggage storage, towels for hire, tea and coffee making facilities, cafe, and board games.

This hostel is child-friendly, with taxes (not included), no curfew, and credit cards are accepted. How long can you stay? The maximum period of stay is of 14 days.

MedioMundo Hostel

HostelWorld (*9.4) (*9.1) Map Starts at ($15) for 6 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (March)

The MedioMundo Hostel is, without a doubt, one of the best hostels in Montevideo. The location of this hostel is absolutely brilliant. It is located in the Parque Rodo neighborhood, a few meters away from Rodo Park and only 198 to 202 meters away from the beach. A 14 to 16-minute walk will get you to the heart of the city center. The neighborhood of this beautiful hostel is quite extraordinary as well because in the vivacious neighborhood, you will locate the best shops, markets, handiwork shops, historical centers, bars and a stunning night live for various tastes.

The rooms are exquisite. They are clean, and beautiful, and have beds of supreme quality, which gives a good night’s sleep. Does this place have a variety of rooms? Yes, it does. It has a twin room, a double room, and shared dorms for four and six people. Moreover, the bathrooms of this hostel are maintained brilliantly. They are kept clean all the time. During the shower, you’ll find everything required for a good shower.

The facilities/services given by this hostel are free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free city maps, free parking, free internet access, Air-conditioning, cooker, iron, book exchange, fridge, outdoor terrace, cable tv, hot showers, reading light, 24-hour reception, 24-hour security, airport transfers, housekeeping, tours, postal service, currency exchange, bicycle hire, cafe, meals available, and DVDs.

The policies of this hostel include: No curfew, taxes (Included), credit cards accepted, and pet-friendly.

Buenas Vibras Hostel Montevideo


One of the coolest hostels in Montevideo – The Buenas Vibras Hostel. It is an award-winning hostel. This terrific hostel is located less than 4 to 6 minutes walking from the beach and the Rambla, 19 to 21 minutes walking from the bus station, and 14 to 16 minutes away to the city center and in the heart of the trendy nightlife of Montevideo.

In addition, this unique hostel is located a short distance from attractions such as Teatro de Verano, Solis Theatre is 2 to 4 km, and Independencia Square is 2 to 4 km from this beautiful hostel. The nearest airport is Carrasco International Airport, 19 to 21 km from the hostel.

The rooms of this hostel are exceptional. They are very clean and have quality beds. In case you’re searching for a touch of protection and need a tranquil withdrawal, decide on the private twofold room or go for a 6-bed or 8-bed quarter. Furthermore, the bathrooms are a big plus. They are very good, clean, and perfect for a shower. The water pressure in bathrooms is amazing.

The facilities/services of this hostel are free breakfast, free internet access, free Wi-Fi, linens, adaptors, Air-conditioning, BBQ, hot showers, steam room, common room, self-catering facilities, bicycle parking, outdoor terrace, 24-hour reception, 24-hour security, housekeeping, towels for hire, laundry facilities, and meals are available.


So, there you go guys… These are the 6 best hostels in Montevideo. They provide everything you can wish for. And if you’re coming to Montevideo, then there’s no place better than these hostels to stay.

If you’re tight on budget, then there’s good news for you. Majority of them (Hostels) are pocket-friendly as well. Their location allows you to explore this beautiful city without spending a lot of money. These hostels are close to so many famous places and breathtaking sights.

Do you still want to stay at any other hostel? Well, then, good luck. But, you’ll end up regretting your decision. No other hostel can beat these 6 giants of Montevideo.

We highly recommend these hostels.