Best Hostels in Faro and the Algarve Region for Solo Travellers and Backpackers

Faro is a city in the Algarve region of Portugal that is popular with all types of travelers. Many people from northern Europe head to Faro to enjoy the warm weather and sun. The city has gained a reputation as a party beach town, and if you're looking for a party hostel, there are a few around. The city also makes a great base for exploring the surrounding areas. If you're in town during the low season, you'll likely enjoy a more authentic experience in Portugal.

Faro has a wide selection of accommodation options. There are package hotels, short term apartments, and a wide variety of hostels to choose from. Whether you're looking for a party hostel, a quiet hostel, or just affordable accommodation, there is likely something that will meet your needs. Some places do close during the low season.
How much do hostels in Faro cost?
Average Dorm Price $20 ($12 to $27)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $46 ($25 to $72)

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

Dorm Bed: $20.33
Private Room: $30.51
Overall Rating: 89%
Praca Alexandre Herculano 27 , Faro Portugal
Casa-d-Alagoa is one of the most popular hostels in the town of Faro. The hostel has a wonderful atmosphere that encourages interactions among guests. It's easy to make a few new friends while you're here. They host regular Sangria and Barbecue nights which provide the perfect opportunity to get to know other travelers. The staff are involved in activities and they work hard to make sure everyone's having a good time.

This hostel has a variety of great amenities available for guests. You can rent bicycles which is a fun way to explore the area. There always seems to be something going on and there are plenty of places for guests to get hang out and relax after a busy day of exploration.

This hostel is conveniently located near both the bus and train stations. They offer double private rooms and four, six, or twelve bed dorms. All of the dorms are co-ed and private rooms have their own private bathrooms attached.

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

Overall Rating: 87%
Rua Serpa Pinto 29 , Faro Portugal
1878 Hostel is located in a recently renovated two story building. There are eight large bedrooms. Dorms range in size and sleep between six and twelve people and one dorm is specifically female only. There are also double and twin private rooms available. The entire building is air conditioned and there are two living and dining areas where guests can hang out. There are two kitchens, a game table, and several musical instruments which guests can use. There's also a nice lounge area with a shared computer. Wi-fi is available throughout the hostel and laundry facilities are available.

This hostel also has bicycles available for rent, boat trips that guests can go on, and several other interesting excursions around the area. Breakfast is included in the price of the room.

The hostel has a wonderful staff that can help you with any questions you might have. They can help you organize tours or transportation tickets, and can recommend any restaurants or bars in the area. This is a fun and social place to stay where it's easy to meet other travelers.

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

Rua Dom Francisco Gomes, 18 Faro , Faro Portugal
FaroWay Hostel is conveniently located on the main commercial street in Faro. This is a fun and social place to stay that hosts regular rooftop barbecue parties. There are several great common areas where guests enjoy hanging out and socializing. There are also affordable meals available for purchase or a shared kitchen that guests can use if they prefer to prepare their own meals. This is a cozy and relaxed place to stay where you shouldn't have any trouble meeting other guests.

The hostel also offers all of the standard amenities including wi-fi throughout, discounted car rental, discounted bicycle rental, and free laundry facilities.

The rooms are comfortable and well furnished. There are no bunk beds, so even if you stay in a dorm, you'll have your own personal space. Dorms sleep up to six people and private rooms include doubles, triples, and quads.

Hostel 33 is another popular hostel in Faro. It has a good reputation among travelers and is a fun place to stay where it's easy to meet other guests. The hostel is located in a 60 year old building that has been completely renovated, but maintains a lot of its original character and charm. It is decorated with vintage furniture, chandeliers, and traditional Portuguese tiles. The hostel is staffed by a fun group of people who seem to truly enjoy hanging out with guests. They keep the atmosphere light and you will immediately feel welcomed here. There's a book exchange if you want to change out your reading material and there are plenty of places to hang out and relax. The hostel is about a ten minute drive from the airport and the beach. You'll find canoeing, body boarding, and windsurfing in the area. There are also walking and cycling tours available through the hostel. There are double private rooms and dorms that sleep four, six, or eight people available. Private rooms have attached bathrooms.

Overall Rating: 72%
Rua Miguel Bombarda Nº 33 , Faro Portugal
A good hostel for solo travellers, couples, and small groups.
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