Best Hostels in Madeira and Funchal for Backpackers and Solo Travellers

Madeira is an archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean and also an autonomous region of Portugal. It's made up of two populated islands, Madiera and Porto Santo as well as several unpopulated islands. There is a mild climate throughout the year, making this a popular tourist destination year around.

Funchal is the capital city on the island of Madeira. It's located in the southern part of the island between Santa Cruz and Camara de Lobos. It's also one of the most beautiful cities in the country.

There are some decent accommodation options throughout the island and in Funchal. There are a handful of good hostels that are affordable and conveniently located. Prices during the winter low season can drop significantly but Christmas is a peak time to visit and prices can climb again during the holidays.
How much do hostels in Funchal cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Funchal 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 solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $28.69
Private Room from $28.69
Overall Rating: 91%
Rua de Santa Maria 145, Funchal, Funchal
Santa Maria Hostel is a unique option in Funchal because it's actually located in what was once an elementary school. The building has been fully renovated but it still has some interesting characteristics such as tall walls and wooden floors. The hostel has a large common area that is furnished with large sofas, armchairs, and a television. This is a nice place to relax and meet other travelers. If you want a quiet place to hang out, there's a mezzanine and reading area upstairs. There's also free wi-fi available throughout the building. Behind the hostel there is a nice outdoor space with lounge furniture. This is the perfect space to enjoy the island's pleasant climate.

The hostel has a variety of amenities available for guests including a fully kitchen and dining area. Breakfast is served every morning and included in the price of the room. There's also an on-site restaurant and bar that is quite good.

The staff at the hostel are wonderful and friendly. They can help you with any travel information that you might need. The hostel has private twin rooms as well as dorms that sleep four or eight people. The bathrooms are large and modern and hot water is available all day. Dorms have bunk beds, security lockers, reading lights, and power outlets.


Dorm Bed from $34.43
Private Room from $31.56
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 90%
Rua da Conceição, 109, Funchal
This terrific hostel 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 a microwave. Wi-fi, luggage storage, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $22.95
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 85%
Rua do Hospital Velho n? 19 A, Funchal
You'll love this guesthouse 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 self-catering facilities and a microwave. 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 $15.30
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 80%
Rua das Hortas, 14A, Funchal
You'll love this guesthouse because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, board games, and cable tv. 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.


Dorm Bed from $22.95
Private Room from $26.40
(Prices vary by season)
Rua dos Netos 29, Funchal
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a cafe and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, key card access, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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