Best Backpacker Hostels in Paracas, Peru for Solo and Independent Travellers

Best Backpacker Hostels in Paracas, Peru for Solo and Independent Travellers
Paracas National Reserve is a popular travel destination on the Southern Coast of Peru. It's also a popular beach resort area that attracts both domestic and international visitors. The town itself is not that large, but it has all of the resources a visitor might need. Most visitors to the area take tours to Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve.

There are some decent accommodation options in the area but the prices can be quite expensive. Some places may fill up during the peak season, and some places shut down during the low season, so research your options before you arrive in town. There are a few good hostels in the area that offer a social setting for a reasonable price.
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You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Peru here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A good hostel for backpackers, solo travellers, and couples.

Dorm Bed from $13.87
Private Room from $26.70
Overall Rating: 91%
Avenida Paracas 128, Paracas
Kokopelli Backpackers Hostel is one of the most popular hostels in Paracas, Peru. It offers a bit of luxury at backpacker prices. There are a variety of room types to choose from including private rooms or private "pods" in dorms. Regardless of your budget or travel style, you'll find something that meets your needs here. The private rooms are either twins or doubles and you can choose from shared or private bathrooms. The dorms sleep either six, eight, or fourteen people.

The hostel has a wide variety of amenities that guests can enjoy. There's a pool, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards available. They also offer tours to the Ballestas Islands and the National Reserve. Prices are good. If you want to take advantage of the excellent kitesurfing in the area, there are lessons and advice available. Lessons are done through Peru Kite, which is one of the area's best kitesurfing schools.

This is a fun and social place to stay with a lot of activities available for guests. There's a pool table, a Foosball table, a television room, and several good common areas. Breakfast is also included in the price of the room.

Whatever your purpose for visiting Paracas, you're sure to enjoy your time at this hostel.


Private Room from $6.00
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Juan Moore 304 , Reference block N. 11 Av. Pardo Miraflores, Lima
This terrific hostel offers friendly service. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a microwave. Luggage storage, towels included, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $20.00
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Ugarte 401 - A Cercado, Arequipa
Las Torres de Ugarte is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast and a microwave. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $11.20
Private Room from $14.40
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Avenida de la Aviacion 210 Miraflores Miraflores, Lima
This terrific guesthouse offers friendly service, board games, and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast and self-catering facilities. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $11.22
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Urbanización Silpay Mz B Lt4, Tacna
Hostal Silpay is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service and cable tv. Wi-fi and towels included are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $23.76
Private Room from $30.72
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Barrio Industrial SN, Mancora
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and a swimming pool. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a cafe and self-catering facilities. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $12.53
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Psje. Bernardo O'higgins 214 Cercado AREQUIPA Psje. Bernardo O'higgins 214 Cercado AREQUIPA, Arequipa
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $5.03
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Jr Huaylas 250- Centenario-Huaraz., Huaraz
You'll love this guesthouse because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast, a restaurant, and self-catering facilities. Wi-fi, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, internet access, housekeeping, and a mini-supermarket are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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