Best Hostels in Huaraz for Trekkers, Hikers, and Backpackers

Best Hostels in Huaraz for Trekkers, Hikers, and Backpackers
Huaraz is a large town in the Cordillera Blanca region of Peru's Central Sierra. It's at an elevation of about 3100 meters so if you're arriving directly from Lima you might need a little time to acclimate. Many visitors enjoy hiking during the dry season which is between July and August. During this time the temperature is nice and the weather conditions are ideal for hiking. There are also several celebrations and festivals during this time.

The town has a decent tourist infrastructure and you'll find a good number of shops and markets that sell the necessities. There are a few food markets around town and many hostels have a communal kitchen that you can use to prepare your own meals. There are a good number of affordable hostels in the area and most have a wonderful staff that can give you any advice on hiking or trekking. It should not be hard to find a reasonably priced place to stay in Huaraz.
How much do hostels in Huaraz cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Huaraz 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 trekkers, solo travellers, couples, and backpackers.

Dorm Bed from $10.42
Private Room from $7.46
Overall Rating: 95%
Las Esmeraldas 146 - Cruce de Palmira -Independencia- Huaraz- Peru - South America, Huaraz
La Casa de Maruja is a favorite place to stay with budget travelers from around the world. It offers impressive views of the Cordillera Blanca and is a great place to base yourself while you're in the area. The staff is excellent. They speak English and the owner is an experienced mountaineer of the Cordillera Blanca. If you need any information about trekking or climbing, then you're in good hands.

This is a great place to stay with wonderful amenities. They can pick you up at the bus station for free and they offer a great complimentary breakfast every morning. Breakfast includes coffee, tea, juice, and a variety of vegetarian dishes. The hostel also has a public computer, free wi-fi, and a television area. There's a nice terrace area and a fireplace where you can relax as well.

The rooms are nice and the beds are comfortable. There are private double rooms, private three bed rooms, and four bed dorms available. Every room has its own attached bathroom.


Private Room from $6.36
(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.


Private Room from $10.80
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Juan Briosso s/n Monterrey Huaraz, Huaraz
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service. Wi-fi, parking, towels included, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $10.00
Private Room from $12.50
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Jiron Ladislao Meza 155 Urb Pumacayan Huaraz, Huaraz
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a bar, a common room, and board games. 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. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $23.03
Private Room from $12.96
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Cerca laguna Radian s/n, Huaraz
Andes Domos - Mountain Glamping Lodge is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a common room, and board games. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. 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 $5.53
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Pasaje Zarumilla 122 jr Jose Olaya - Huaraz, Huaraz
Amazing Huaraz - Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $4.66
Private Room from $6.99
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Huaraz Jr. Candelaria Villar 320, Huaraz 02002, Huaraz
Huascaran Guest House is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service and bicycle hire. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, 24 hour reception, towels included, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $7.21
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Avenida Luzuriaga 407, 2do Pisco - Huaraz, Huaraz
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and a common room. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, 24 hour reception, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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