The Best Affordable Hostels in Montevideo, Uruguay

The Best Affordable Hostels in Montevideo, Uruguay
Montevideo was founded in 1724 and for much of its early history, the city consisted of what is now known as the Old Town. By the mid-19th century the city began to grow eastward towards what is now known as Centro. The nation's capital and home to nearly half of Uruguay's population, Montevideo is a vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life. New hotels, cultural spaces, restaurants and a residential building boom have quickened the city's tranquil pace. Montevideo has its share of glitzy shopping avenues and modern office buildings, balanced with its historic old city and sumptuous colonial architecture, as well as numerous leafy plazas and parks. Montevideo's neighborhoods, or barrios, are all really different one from the other, and where you choose to stay can make a real difference to your time in Montevideo.
How much do hostels in Montevideo cost?
Average Dorm Price $14 ($9 to $25)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $40 ($22 to $57)
Dorm Bed: $14.00
Private Room: $16.91
Overall Rating: 86%
El Viajero Hostels Sudamerica is one of the most qualified chain of Hostels of the continent. Located in the best places of Uruguay including Colonia, Montevideo, Punta del Este and La Pedrera, Colombia and Paraguay. El Viajero Downtown Hostel & Suites of Montevideo is located in the downtown of the city, near the main street 18 de Julio and only a few minutes away from the main tourist attractions in downtown such as Cagancha square, Independencia square, Rambla, Ciudad Vieja and Rodo Park. It offers the comfort of a Hotel combined with the fun and relaxing atmosphere of a Hostel. El Viajero has plenty of rooms options. Choose between a private single, twin, double, triple or 4 beds room or a female or mixed dorm of 4, 6 or 8 beds. All rooms have air conditioning, an ensuite bathroom and include a free homemade breakfast. Clean and comfy, the hostel has all of the standard amenities, including a spacious and well-equipped kitchen, hot water 24/7, a great patio with a bar, computers with free internet access, Wi-Fi, bike rental, laundry service, cable TV, Dvd & Media Player, public telephone, bus tickets sales, and hostel reservations for other destinations of Uruguay are part of the services as well.

Direccion Soriano 1073 , Montevideo, Uruguay,
Dorm Bed: $15.59
Private Room: $26.40
Overall Rating: 93%
MedioMundo Hostel is located in Parque Rodo neighborhood, a few meters away from Rodo Park and only 200 meters away from the beach. A 15 minutes walk will get you to the heart of the city centre. In the lively neighborhood you will find the best design shops, markets, handicraft shops, museums, bars and an amazing night live for different tastes. MedioMundo Hostel's main common area has a cozy fireplace, cable TV, netflix and a computer for exclusive use of the guests. It also has a great patio where you can have a barbecue, and free Wi-Fi in all the establishment including the rooms. There is a great variety of rooms to choose from, including a twin room, double room and shared dorms for four and six people. Do not hesitate to ask for advice, the staff is very friendly and helpful with any questions you may have.

Juan Paullier 1004 , Montevideo, Uruguay,
Dorm Bed: $14.00
Private Room: $20.00
Overall Rating: 88%
Ukelele Hostel is located downtown, a few meters from Barrio Sur, 300 meters from the Rambla on the coast and a 10 minutes walk to Ciudad Vieja. It is the perfect starting to point to visit Montevideo, and to relax during your holidays. Ukelele Hostel is the only hostel that has a swimming pool in town so enjoy a bath in its huge swimming pool, have some cold beers at the bar, and talk with travellers from all over the world. You can join the group asados (barbecues) and eat a nice Uruguayan Parrilla, or you can go to the first world cup stadium and watch a match of National, or Penarol, the biggest teams of the country. Ask the friendly staff for more information about these activities. The staff is 24 hours at your disposal, to give you all the information you may need to have the best time in Montevideo! There is also a fully-equipped kitchen for travelers, hot water 24/7, breakfast included, a laundry service, free lockers, luggage storage, bike rental, board games, free WiFi and free computers for guests to use. The clean and spacious rooms are either twin or double private or dorms of 4, 6, 9 or 12 beds.

Maldonado 1183 , Montevideo, Uruguay,
Dorm Bed: $14.60
Private Room: $25.67
Overall Rating: 93%
Buenas Vibras Hostel is located less than 5 minutes walking from the beach and the rambla, 20 minutes walking from the bus station, 15 minutes away to the city center and in the heart of the trendy nightlife of Montevideo. The house is very convenient, equipped with a large communal area and a huge backyard with a BBQ, 2 large fireplaces, a kitchen and also an inner garden. The hostel includes free breakfast, free internet access, security Lockers, a bicycle hire and parking, a book exchange, self-catering facilities, towels for hire, luggage storage, board games as well as a travel desk offering information on tours. If you're looking for a bit of privacy and want a quiet retreat, opt for the private double room or go for a 6 bed or 8 bed dorm.

Maldonado 2077 , Montevideo, Uruguay,
Dorm Bed: $12.32
Private Room: $24.75
Overall Rating: 81%
Che Lagarto Hostel has a comfortable, fun and young atmosphere and is fully equipped, with a great customer service to offer you the best for your stay! Only a few blocks away from Tres Cruces Bus Station, this hostel is an ideal base to know Montevideo! Private double bedrooms and female or mixed dorms of 10 beds are available. All of the bedrooms have complete private bathrooms, air conditioning and heating. All room rates include a complete breakfast, computers with internet and free Wi-Fi.Che Lagarto Hostel Montevideo is ideal to make new friends, exchanging travel tips or sharing unforgettable experiences with people from around the world. There is a shared kitchen and a terrace with armchairs and tables on open air where you will find a relaxing atmosphere among the guests. The staff will give you useful tourist information and expert advice and can help you to book transfer services and excursions so that you don't miss anything that this city has to offer.

Colonia 2063 , Montevideo, Uruguay,
Dorm Bed: $16.00
Private Room: $25.00
Overall Rating: 78%
Unplugged Hostel is located in the heart of Pocitos, one of the nicest and safest neighborhoods of Montevideo, just a few blocks away from the beach where you can sunbathe and swim in the summer or walk or ride a bike during the winter months. This quiet and friendly neighborhood has plenty of stores, restaurants and pubs within a walking distance. Public transportation is available to easily get to all touristic places. The main two Shopping Malls of the city, museums, markets and parks are a few minutes away from the hostel. The hostel is in an old house built in 1921 that has been restored in 2007. It has spacious and very bright rooms, including: a playroom and common area with TV Cable and DVD, a well equipped kitchen, a front yard and a bar to listen to good music and enjoy great drinks. There is also a BBQ where you can be delighted by the hostel's special asados. Unplugged Hostel offers several services such as free Wifi all around the hostel, laundry service, bikes rental, city tours and daily activities. The young and friendly staff will assure that you have a great stay in Montevideo. Choose between a double private room or a 4, 6 or 8 bed mixed dorm.

Luis de la Torre 930 , Montevideo, Uruguay,
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