The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong

The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong

How to find the best hostels in Hong Kong for your trip

Dive into Hong Kong’s unique atmosphere, it’s an innovative mega-metropolis with a traditional Chinese heart. Whether you are here to treat yourself to a shopping splurge, to discover the beautiful temples surrounded by the city’s world-famous skyscrapers, or maybe you’re on a Chinese visa run – Hong Kong won’t disappoint!

Savvy backpackers will already know that Hong Kong, is not the most backpacker-budget-friendly city in Asia (or any part of the world). But don’t worry, by staying in hostels you will save loads of money that you’ll definitely find a better use for. To find a great accommodation in a city that is known for being overpopulated is not an easy task, so we took on the work and put together the ultimate list of the best hostels in Hong Kong for every need!

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  1. Best hostels in Hong Kong for solo travellers
  2. Best hostels in Hong Kong for couples
  3. Best party hostels in Hong Kong
  4. Best hostels in Hong Kong with private rooms
  5. Best of the rest hostels in Hong Kong

Best hostels in Hong Kong for solo travellers

Rainbow Lodge HK

best hostels in Hong Kong - Rainbow Lodge HK

The Rainbow Lodge is walking distance to sightseeing and shopping spots, such as Avenue of Stars, Star Ferry Pier and Harbour City. It is one of the top choices for solo travellers who are keen to meet fellow backpackers. Why? Well, this recent review sums it up pretty well: “Such a fun place! Met many solo travellers from around the world and the hostel organises activities so it was easy to meet people!”.

Hostel Highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Laundry facilities
  • Board games, Foosball, WII, DVDs

🏠Address: Flat 507, 5/F, Haiphong Mansion House, 99-101 Nathan Road

🏘Neighbourhood: Tsim Sha Tsui

🚍 Nearest Station: Tsim Sha Tsui (MTR)

Rainbow Lodge HQ

Check Inn HK

Best hostels in Hong Kong - Check Inn HK

This family-run hostel is always a good idea when travelling alone in Hong Kong. The small but beautiful space guarantees a comfortable stay. Relax in the common area with stunning views over the city and plan your daily activities by either asking the super helpful staff or by using the free computers. It’s easy to meet new people during the organised dim sum events or hiking trips, or grab a guitar and start jamming. You gotta love it here!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Steam Room
  • PS4, Instruments, Projector

🏠Address: 2/F, Kwong Wah Mansion, 269-273 Hennessy Road,

🏘Neighbourhood: Wan Chai

🚍 Nearest Station:Wan Chai Station (MTR)

Check Inn HQ

The Mahjong

Best hostels in Hong Kong - The Mahjong

Get social in this boutique hostel and meet travellers from all around the globe in their ‘social lounge’ – the hostel’s HUGE common area. And if you’re feeling less social, get some alone time in the custom-built bunk beds with privacy screen and everything else you need to recharge. When you are ready to explore the city, walk around the area with your hostel buddies and experience authentic Hong Kong. You’ll find tons of amazing cafés and restaurants, packed with locals – a real insider tip for every foodie!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen and towels included
  • Security lockers
  • Board games

🏠Address: Flat 2A, 1F, Pak Tai Mansion, 2A-2B Ma Hang Chung

🏘Neighbourhood: To Kwa Wan

🚍 Nearest Station: Tin Kwong Road (BUS)

The Mahjong

L’Etoile de Mer

Best hostels in Hong Kong - L’Etoile de Mer

ATTENTION PLEASE: Female solo travellers, and guys who prioritise pampering, prepare yourself for a hostel experience that will blow your mind. Lockable private capsules equipped with all necessities are great and so are the stunning sea views, but the real highlight is the service that goes faaaar beyond our backpacking expectations. Check in and receive your personal pyjamas, makeup remover, toothbrush and toothpaste, towels, hair band, comb, sandals and more. Anything else you might need or wish for, such as an Ionic hair dryer or a facial steamer, are available for shared use. Don’t break your back with an oversized pack, as all you’ll need are the basics and you’re good to go… they’ve got you covered!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen and towels included
  • Private capsules
  • Security lockers
  • Café

🏠Address: Flat B, 9/F, 275 Gloucester Road, Hoi Tao Court

🏘Neighbourhood: Causeway Bay

🚍 Nearest Station: Causeway Bay  (MTR)

L'Etoile de Mer

Best hostel in Hong Kong for couples

Mini Hotel Central

Best hostels in Hong Kong - Mini Hotel Central

Mini Hotel Central is not your typical hostel. When stepping in, it feels more like stepping into a 5 star hotel with its luxurious and classy interior. You and your significant other can choose between different types of private rooms, which all boast beautiful views over Hong Kong, a comfy double bed and a modern ensuite bathroom. The rooms are small but cosy – true Hong Kong-style!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen and towels included
  • Private room with ensuite bathroom

🏠Address: 38 Ice House Street

🏘Neighbourhood: Central

🚍 Nearest Station: The Foreign Correspondent Club – Fringe Club (BUS)

Mini Hotel Central

Best party hostels in Hong Kong

Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbour

Best hostels in Hong Kong - Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbour

Hong Kong is a very sophisticated city with (unfortunately) not the largest selection of hostels, so finding the perfect hostel for the party animals among you was challenging – but we found the best hostel in town for a fun night out: welcome to Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbour!

During the day this hostel is a beautiful co-living space that will fuel every instagrammer’s and digital nomad’s creativity. In the evenings, get ready in the luxurious and modern bathrooms and head down to the hostel bar to get the party started.

Oh.. and did we already mention the free donuts? Could a hostel be any more perfect?! We DONUT think so.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen and towel included
  • Security lockers
  • Bar
  • Game Room

🏠Address: 100 Shek Pai Wan Road

🏘Neighbourhood: Aberdeen

🚍 Nearest Station: Tin Wan Street-Aberdeen Praya Road (BUS)

Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbour

Traveller’s Park

Located right off the famous Nathan Road, this hostel offers great value for your money and is the perfect starting point for an unforgettable night out in Hong Kong. The hostel staff love to organise hiking trips and give the best tips on how to explore the city during the day, and pub crawls and party nights. So, get ready to dance through the night with your new hostel friends!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen and towels included
  • Free coffee and tea

🏠Address: Flat 11, 7/F., 9-11 Lock Road

🏘Neighbourhood: Tsim Sha Tsui

🚍 Nearest Station: Tsim Sha Tsui (MTR)

Traveller's Park

Best hostels in Hong Kong with private rooms

Hop Inn on Mody

Best hostels in Hong Kong - Hop Inn on Mody

The Hop Inn on Mody is a dream come true for all art lovers around the world. Yes, yes, the rooms are not the most spacious, but that’s to be expected from a true Hong Kong hostel. The individually designed private rooms with ensuite bathrooms allow you to wake up IN a local artist’s work and you’ll feel the artsy vibes in every corner of this charming place. You won’t regret staying here, promise!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Board Games

🏠Address: 5/F Lyton Building, 36 Mody Road

🏘Neighbourhood: Tsim Sha Tsui

🚍 Nearest Station: East Tsim Sha Tsui (MTR)

Hop Inn on Mody

Urban Pack

Best hostels in hong Kong - Urban Pack

If you LOVE hostels’ social vibes and you enjoy meeting new people, but you also kinda want your privacy at times, a private room is the perfect solution for you. Urban Pack is a Canadian-owned gem of a hostel with stylish ensuite private rooms for when you want some alone-time, and a cosy common area with a great terrace to connect with other guests. The hostel staff also organise fun activities, like pub crawls or valley trips, to make sure you can experience the real #HostelLife – even when sleeping hotel-style.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Free coffee and tea
  • PlayStation

🏠Address: Unit 1410, 14/F, HaiPhong, Mansion, 99-101 Nathan

🏘Neighbourhood: Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

🚍 Nearest Station: Tsim Sha Tsui (MTR)

Urban Pack

Best of the rest hostels in Hong Kong

Wontonmeen

Best hostels in Hong Kong - Wontonmeen

Wantonmeen is every creative mid’s paradise, with its industrial interior, in-house gallery and loads of lovely details. This hostel only has one spacious dorm with space for ten guests. So, if you manage to book a bed, rejoice in your excellent planning skills! Get inspired in the common area, watch a movie in the mini cinema or meet the resident artists who live above the hostel. Get to know Hong Kong from a different point of view!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games, Game room

🏠Address: 1/F, 135 Lai Chi Kok Road

🏘Neighbourhood: Prince Edward

🚍 Nearest Station: Prince Edward (MTR)

Wontonmeen

Yesinn YMTBest hostels in Hong Kong - Yesinn YMT

Situated one step from the famous Temple Street Night Market and Nathan Street, Yesinn YMT’s location is a massive plus point. But, that’s not all this hostel has to offer: when scrolling through reviews, you’ll notice that the lovely and helpful staff are mentioned in almost every single one. They will help with whatever you need and you’ll get the best recommendations for food in the area – this is how to experience Hong Kong the right way!

Key features

  • Free Wifi
  • Linen included
  • Security lockers
  • Late Check-Out
  • Foosball

🏠Address: 2/F, 1B Wing Sing Lane

🏘Neighbourhood: Yau Ma Tei

🚍 Nearest Station: Yau Ma Tei (MTR)

Yesinn YMT

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One Response to “The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong”

  1. Thanks a lot Rayhana for sharing such travel friendly and helpful content with us. Superb article with up to date information. Looking forward to go to all these hostels in hongkong. Thanks a lot for sharing

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