9 Best Hostels in Puerto Rico

9 Best Hostels in Puerto Rico

How to find the best hostels in Puerto Rico for your trip

We know that you don’t need to be convinced to spend your holidays on a beautiful Caribbean  island but there are so many reasons why Puerto Rico is a paradise for backpackers. We are talking about delicious food, stunning nature reserves, historical districts, trendy cafés, a rich culture and, of course, amazing hostels that will make you feel at home.

Here is our list for the best hostels in Puerto Rico. Whether you are looking for a party hostel, a hostel family, or a romantic getaway, we are sure you will find the perfect hostel for your stay!

Jump straight to:

  1. Best hostels in Puerto Rico for solo travellers
  2. Best hostels in Puerto Rico for couples
  3. Best party hostels in Puerto Rico
  4. Best of the rest hostels in Puerto Rico

Best hostels in Puerto Rico for solo travellers

Amazing food, friendly locals, lively night life and hostels full of backpackers: Puerto Rico has everything a solo traveller could ask for. We are sure you will meet amazing people to share your adventures with and go back home full of stories to tell.

Hostel H1 Miramar

best hostels in puerto rico - Hostel H1 Miramar

Hostel H1 Miramar has one serious goal: to make all their guests go back home with great memories of Puerto Rico. Located in San Juan, Puerto Rico’s capital, this hostel is close to everything you’ll want to visit during your stay: Condado beach, Condado Lagoon, La Placita de Santurce, Escambrón beach and a five minute drive to the Old San Juan.

The social vibe of Hostel H1 Miramar is amazing. If you like to party, the staff can take you on amazing nights out and recommend all their favourite things about their hometown. They also organise a free dinner every night, so there’s plenty of opportunity to socialise. We are sure you will leave this hostel with friends for life!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free dinner
  • Book exchange
  • Amazing staff

🏠  Address: 668 Calle Suau

🏘 Neighbourhood: Miramar

Book your stay at hostel H1 Miramar now

Mango Mansion

best hostels in puerto rico -Mango Mansion

If you are travelling solo to San Juan, Mango Mansion will make sure you feel at home while showing you everything Puerto Rico has to offer. The super friendly staff will be your second family and you’ll have all the tips you need to explore the city like a local.

The hostel is located right next to La Placita, a great place to go out, and some of San Juan’s amazing beaches. They also offer a free tropical breakfast!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Friendly staff
  • Great location

🏠  Address: 1366 Calle Wilson

🏘 Neighbourhood: Condado

Book your stay at Mango Mansion now

Culebra International

best hostels in puerto rico - Culebra International

Culebra International offers affordable accommodation in Culebra, in a family-like environment. Located just 5 minutes from the ferry, it is an ideal location to explore the city and its beautiful beaches. You will also get a chance to hang around the hostel resting by the trees and watching the wild peacocks in the morning. The perfect Caribbean dream!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free parking
  • Terrace
  • Late check-out

🏠 Adddress: Playa Sardinas II

🏘 Neighbourhood: Playa Sardinas II

Book your stay at Culebra International now

Best hostels in Puerto Rico for couples

Walks in the rainforest, lazy days at the beach and nice little cafés make Puerto Rico a perfect place for a romantic getaway. While you’ll still have the privacy you need for your romantic holiday, you’ll still have plenty of opportunities to meet other travellers and really friendly locals who will be happy to share their culture with you.

Nomada Urban Beach Hostel

best hostels in puerto rico - Nomada Urban Beach Hostel

Nomada Urban Beach Hostel has it all: private rooms, dorms and even a camp in the rooftop – perfect for spending the night looking at stars in the Caribbean sky. The rooftop also has an amazing view of the city and a dining area, so you can meet other travellers.

You are going to be in the vibrant Calle Loiza with plenty of options for restaurants, bars, cafés and even festivals. The beach is also just down the road!

This is the perfect adventure for you and your special one.

Hostel highlights:

  • Camping in the rooftop
  • Great location
  • Hostel Kitchen

🏠  Address: 2062 Calle Loiza, San Juan

🏘 Neighbourhood: Santurce

Book your stay at Nomada Urban Beach Hostel now

Casa Coral

best hostels in puerto rico - Casa Coral

Casa Coral is a new hostel located in Luquillo, by the stunning Northeast Ecological Corridor. You will get a chance to see where leatherback turtles nest, and have endless walks by the beach. You really can’t get more romantic than this!

You will also be very close to El Yunque Rainforest, making this hostel the perfect place to explore Puerto Rican nature with your partner.

Hostel highlights:

  • Amazing location
  • Hostel kitchen
  • Colourful common areas

🏠  Address: Calle Boca 2, Geremias Roman, Luquillo

🏘 Neighbourhood: Luquillo

Book your stay at Casa Coral now

Best party hostels in Puerto Rico

If you ever been to a Caribbean country, you’ll know that day or night, there’s always an opportunity to party. Explore bars on the beach during the day that become great nightspots when the sun’s gone down. If you prefer to really get to know Puerto Rico’s night life, head to one of the many clubs in San Juan. Your hostel will also be a perfect place to party and meet new people!

Luquillo Beach Hostel

best hostels in puerto rico - Luquillo Beach Hostel

At Luquillo Beach Hostel you’ll have the best of both worlds. A great location to enjoy Luquillo’s nightlife, but also ideal for enjoying the peace in Puerto Rico’s largest nature reserve.

Spend the day at the beach, just in front of the hostel, having drinks at “Los Kioskos” – a long row of over 50 restaurants and bars. At the weekend, Los Kioskos is the perfect place for you to enjoy the night the way Puerto Ricans do.

The next day head to Yunke Rainforest, a 10 minute drive from the hostel, for stunning landscapes and animals in their natural habitat.

Hostel highlights:

  • Great location
  • Free parking
  • Terrace

🏠  Address: # 5 Angel Gutierres Luquillo PR

🏘 Neighbourhood: Luquillo

Book your stay at Luquillo Beach Hostel now

Casa Santurce

best hostels in puerto rico - Casa Santurce

Casa Santurce is definitely one for those looking for an authentic Puerto Rican nightlife experience. The hostel is located in a lively neighbourhood, full of bars, restaurants, clubs and great food.

You will have the opportunity to socialise with other guests in the rooftop kitchen before heading to one of the bars around the hostel. The hostel staff are really friendly and will do everything they can to make you feel at home!

Check this review from our backpacker community:

“I love the outdoor kitchen and the people I met were awesome as well. The staff were really helpful and friendly…like family. Great stay, I’ll definitely be back! “

Hostel Highlights:

  • Pub crawls
  • Terrace
  • Great location

🏠  Address: 1050 Calle Marian

🏘 Neighbourhood: Santurce

Book your stay at Casa Santurce now

Best of the rest hostels in Puerto Rico

Still didn’t find your perfect hostel? Here are some more great hostels in Puerto Rico that will make your adventure even better.

Conturce Hostel

best hostels in puerto rico - Conturce Hostel

Conturce Hostel is located in the heart of San Juan, close to all the main attractions you’ll visit during your stay. But if you’re looking for the stunning Puerto Rico nature, don’t worry, you can find a beach within a few minutes walk from the hostel!

Finish your day of adventures by having a beer on the hostel’s terrace and enjoying an amazing view of the city!

Hostel highlights:

  • Terrace
  • Great location
  • Friendly staff

🏠  Address: 1507 Loiza Street, San Juan

🏘 Neighbourhood: Parque

Book your stay at Conturce Hostel now


Vieques Good Vibe Green House

best hostels in puerto rico - Vieques Good Vibe Green House

Vieques Good Vibe Green House is located just by the ferry, so you don’t have to worry about getting a taxi when you arrive in the city. The staff are really friendly and will help you by recommending car rentals or scooters – the best way to move around the city.

The communal areas are ideal for meeting other like-minded travellers and planning your adventures for the next day!

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor terrace
  • Steam room
  • Friendly staff

🏠 Address: 424 calle carlos lebron 00765, Isabell II

🏘 Neighbourhood: Vieques

Book your stay at Vieques Good Vibe Green House now


We hope our guide inspires you to find the perfect hostel for your adventure in Puerto Rico! Let us know in the comments if you’ve stayed in one of the hostels we recommended or if you’d like to share one that we didn’t mentioned and other backpackers would love!

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I'm Laura, Brazilian, and I'm obsessed with dogs, films, sharing good stories with friends and discovering quirky places. Social Media & Content Executive and #HostelworldInsider at Hostelworld. 🌏 Favourite place on earth: London, UK. 🏠 Favourite hostel: Oki Doki Hostel - Warsaw, Poland. Follow my travel adventures and loads of dogs on Instagram @astaclivo 🐶✈️

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