Whether you want to delve deep into the peaceful ambiance of yoga and meditation or simply enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating sojourn by a coastal landscape, the enigmatic beauty of Bali has always been a favorite pick among travelers around the world. With an ever growing tourist population, higher demands and stylish travelers, yogis, digital nomads and more, the hostel scene in Bali has had to lift its game to meet it’s visitors needs. Whether you’re a traveling couple, a digital nomad, on a yoga health retreat or you just want to party to your heart’s content, Bali has a hostel option for you. However, when it is a trip you just cannot escape the budget, which involves primarily transport, food, and accommodation. We’ve decided to take a look at the 10 best hostels in Bali voted and appreciated by travelers for a great stay.
- M Boutique Hostel
Modern décor with a touch of elegance and decked with modern amenities is what stands to be the specialty of this boutique hostel. The pod style bed makes it all the more comfortable with a blind for those seeking added privacy. Female solo travelers particularly love this hostel for its contemporary facilities and layout. The location is an added advantage, being very near to the shops and restaurants in Seminyak.
Amenities include high-speed Wi-Fi access, swimming pool, complimentary breakfast, laundry service and keycard for room and locker access.
- Bread & Jam Hostel
Bread & Jam hostel has a similar feel to M boutique, offering a fantastic budget range and located in downtown Kuta, only a short distance from the airport. The decor of the hostel is in apt sync with the island ambiance, dipped in turquoise, with cozy bunk style bedding. You can opt for different packages such as the 11 bunk bed dorm, the private female dorm with 10 beds, the exclusive 8-bed capsule, family accommodation of 4 in the room, or 2 bunk private rooms.
Amenities include free Wi-Fi, airport transport and free towels.
- Kosone Hostel
Kosone Hostel is located in the heart of Canggu and is Canggu’s newest all-encompassing hostel. Its facilities are fantastic with a fitness center, private rooms, a café, and a huge swimming pool right in the center of the property. It provides the ultimate facilities for meeting new people, with a bustling social hub as well as daily events such as movie nights, all-you-can-eat BBQ’s, pool parties, free yoga and more. The dorms are huge, with king-sized single beds, large enough to fit two people. There are also female only dorms for female travelers wanting a little more privacy.
Location: Canggu (Batu Bolong)
Amenities include high-speed Wi-Fi access, 24-hour reception, large swimming pool, fitness center, café, complimentary breakfast, private keycard for room and private lockers.
- The Farm Hostel
Canggu in Bali is well known for its bustling activities and liveliness with cafeterias, restaurants, best sunset bars, concept stores, beach, surfing and activities at the beach. This hostel in Canggu stands apart from the crowd offering a quintessential Balinese feel for guests with rice fields, well-decorated tropical gardens, and daily yoga classes. It’s a great choice for those who are looking to experience a more authentic Balinese experience.
Location: Canggu (Batu Bolong)
Amenities include a swimming pool, a large dining area, yoga sessions, kitchenette, and cozy beds.
- Echoland Bed & Breakfast
Echoland Bed and Breakfast hostel Canggu offers one of the best budgets stays for groups traveling together due to its minimalistic design, simple yet stylish and clean and prompt services. It can be found right near Echo Beach, one of Canggu’s most famous surf beaches. It offers both yoga classes and surf lessons from within the hostel, making it a fantastic place to base yourself in Canggu.
Location: Canggu (Echo Beach)
Amenities include: motorbike rental, yoga classes, surf lessons
- Kayun Hostel
Kayun is located in Kuta, within a close distance to the airport making it perfect for your first few nights in Bali. The hostel offers plenty of activities for travelers including restaurants, clubs, beaches, exotic bars, fantastic shopping, etc. This hostel also has another outlet at Legian, both of which are known for their spacious, comfortable dorm rooms. There is an extensive range of accommodation options at both locations including private family dorms, female dorms, etc.
Amenities include: restaurant, plunge pool, free Wi-Fi, common room, 24-hour reception, common room, key card access, bar, airport drop and pick up.
- Lay Day Surf Hostel
Lay Day was built by travelers, for travelers. It offers an ambient stay, cozy yet fun and all the basic amenities you need whilst traveling. The hostel space is designed with isolated corners for privacy and calm breaks, while the lounges, bar, happy hour and pool allow surfers to party into the night.
Location: Canggu (Padang Linjong)
Amenities include two swimming pools, bar, self-service kitchen, free wifi, 24-hour security, motorbike rental, and excursions.
- Tanaya Bed and Breakfast
Tanaya is located in the heart of Kuta and a stay here has a lot more charm and attraction beyond its relaxing atmosphere. Just outside your hostel, you will bustling vibes of surf lessons, sunset bars, Balinese smells and flavors at restaurants, limitless choices of street foods, elegant boutiques, beach parties, games and a lot of shopping at nearby markets.
Amenities include lounge café, free Wi-Fi, rooms service, 24-hour reception, spa, tour desk, and airport transport.
- Friendly House
If you are seeking a more eclectic, spiritual holiday, Friendly House in Ubud is the perfect choice for you. It is an ambient stay with modern facilities, humble and friendly staff, and cheap rates.
Amenities: mini pool, free wifi, activities, and excursions
- Mojosurf Camp
Mojo is located in the heart of Canggu, right near Kosone Hostel. It takes a different look at hostelling, with a strong focus on those travelers wanting to surf. They offer various packages, from a 6 night, learn to surf program, to a 2-week mojo surf adventure for those more experienced in surfing. Newly built, the property in Canggu is a fantastic place to meet people, surf, relax, party and explore your surrounds.
Location: Canggu (Batu Bolong)
Amenities: surf lessons, bar, happy time drinks, free wifi, free breakfast, free towels, and 24-hour security.