Best Hostels in Zadar, Croatia for Solo Travellers, Couples, and Groups

Zadar is a city in Dalmatia, Croatia. Many visitors come to Zadar for it's nice Old Town and mild climate. There are several great hostels in and near the Old Town, but if you want more space and modern amenities, there are options further outside of town as well.

How much do hostels in Zadar cost?

Average Dorm Price $17 ($12 to $27)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $38 ($14 to $94)

A good hostel for solo travellers, couples, and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $14.46
Private Room: $23.79
Overall Rating: 94%
The Lazy Monkey Hostel is a sister hostel to the Drunken Monkey Hostel. It's located in a hacienda style building that is a great place to relax and hang out with other travelers. There's a terrace area with plenty of seating including beanbag chairs and hammocks. There are also hookah pipes available and music is often playing.

The hostel staff is a combination of international travelers and locals who understand the travel community and locality well. They can answer any questions you might have and help with any recommendations for places to go or things to see or do.

The hostel is located just a few minutes from the waterfront where you can go cliff jumping or just enjoy the scenery. There is also a great bar nearby where you can grab a drink. The hostel hosts any number of events for guests. There are group barbecues, game nights, and dinner nights.

Both private rooms and dorms are available. Private rooms are twins or doubles and dorms sleep four, six, eight, or ten.
Ulica Bregdetti 14a , Zadar, Croatia,

A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups of friends.

Overall Rating: 91%
Hostel Elena is a smaller hostel that is located in the middle of the city of Zadar. It's just steps from the city's boardwalk and is about a fifteen minute walk from the main bus station. It's also about five minutes from where you catch the ferries. The area has many cafes, clubs and restaurants that you can enjoy and most restaurants offer a traditional Dalmatian menu. There is often live music along the quaint streets as well.

The hostel has modern furnishings and is a comfortable place to stay. It's a great option for young travelers and backpackers who want a social setting where it's easy to meet other guests. It's also an affordable option in a good location.

There are twin private rooms available. Dorms sleep four or six people.
Cirila Ivekovica 4 , Zadar, Croatia,

A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $18.96
Private Room: $37.93
Overall Rating: 91%
Boutique Hostel Forum is a great option in Zadar for all types of travelers. The hostel has a fun decor that is bright and open and it's kept very clean with comfortable furnishings. There are several types of rooms available that guests can choose between. If you're traveling with a small group of friends, the four bed dorms may be a good option. Twin rooms are also available for those who might want a little more privacy. Private rooms include a mini bar, safe, telephone and television. Breakfast is also included in the price of the private rooms.

The hostel has the standard amenities including free wi-fi, laundry service, vending machines and more. There are also common areas where guests enjoy hanging out and socializing.
Siroka ulica 20 , Zadar, Croatia,

A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Overall Rating: 90%
The Drunken Monkey Hostel is a sister hostel to the Lazy Monkey Hostel. It's located in the Arbanasi area in Zadar and is about a twenty minute walk from the waterfront and the old city gates. The location is a compromise, as many visitors to Zadar prefer to stay in the old city. Still, because the location is outside of the historical part of the city, it offers guests a lot more room. There are many great common areas where you can hang out. There's a decked garden where you can relax on lawn chairs or hammocks. There's even a small splash pool and a large bar that serves smoothies and drinks. You can also enjoy the view from the sun terrace on the roof.

The hostel is clean, modern, and secure. It's located in a safe neighborhood and is near the Kolovare promenade. There are also several swimming areas nearby.

This hostel is not a quiet retreat but instead a fun and vibrant environment where you're sure to have fun with other young travelers and backpackers. The hostel has a lively atmosphere and it is not hard to meet other guests.

There are both dorms and private rooms available. Private rooms are twins. Dorms sleep four, five, six, eight, or nine people.
Jure Kastriotica Skenderbega 21 Zadar , Zadar, Croatia,

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