The Best Affordable Hostels in Punta del Este, Uruguay

The Best Affordable Hostels in Punta del Este, Uruguay
Punta del Este, with its many beaches, elegant seaside homes, yacht harbor, high-rise apartment buildings, pricey hotels, ardent night scene and glitzy restaurants is a chic beach resort town in Uruguay. Many tourists come from Brazil and Argentina, on the other side of the Rio de la Plata, to get some nice sun and lay on the beach for a weekend getaway.

Punta del Este is more expensive than other areas in Uruguay and has been called the Monaco of South America. Tourist season varies wildly from totally deserted in the winter to very crowded in the summer.
How much do hostels in Punta del Este cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Punta del Este here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



Dorm Bed from $8.00
Private Room from $4.00
Overall Rating: 70%
Stop 6 Playa Brava, Carlos Vaz Ferreira St between, Punta del Este
F&F Hostel is found in a three floor house with a garden in a residential zone. It is situated just besides the famous surfers' beach Playa Brava in Punta del Este so you will be able to enjoy the view and practice your surfing, while remaining very close to the city centre. In addition to its great location, the hostel has a swimming pool, clean bedrooms with shared facilities, common areas, a pool table, a bar, a shared kitchen, parking, BBQ facilities, surf lessons, motorbikes for rent and much more. Opt for a double, triple or quadruple private bedroom for a more quiet stay or meet new people from all around the world in a 6, 8 or 12 mixed or female dorm.


Dorm Bed from $16.20
Private Room from $24.60
Overall Rating: 74%
Calle 24 entre 28 y 29, Punta del Este
TAS D Viaje is the only hostel that is located in the heart of Punta del Este, just 3 blocks away from the Bus Station and only one block from the beach and the city's main street. The new, clean, comfortable and spacious rooms with great interior decoration can be private, for two or three people, or dorms of 4, 6, 8 or 10 people, mixed or female. All rooms have comfortable mattresses with duvet and bed linen, air conditioning, and free WiFi. The staff is always willing to create a friendly and young environment and you will always find them present to help you find a place to eat, to go out and enjoy Punta del Este. There is a fully equipped modern kitchen directly connected with the common room that can be used by all guests. The goal of the establishment is to make you feel like you are at home and and to provide you with a great social atmosphere, as well as giving you the opportunity to have a good sleep, after a busy day of sightseeing the city.


Dorm Bed from $14.00
Private Room from $15.00
Overall Rating: 98%
La Barra, Punta del Este
Negrita Hostel has some wonderful amenities available for guests including a fully equipped kitchen, towels for hire, linen included, internet access, laundry facilities, security lockers, a tour and travel desk and free breakfast. They also offer snacks and dinner but only on demand and it will be charged separately. Clean and comfortable, this is the perfect place to relax with other travellers after a day out in town or on the beach. La barra is a cute little town to chill and surf near Punta del Este. Transport to Punta del Este from Negrita Hostel is very simple. Both private rooms and dorms are available. Private rooms are twins and dorms vary from 4, 6 or 12 people.


Dorm Bed from $20.02
Private Room from $18.30
Overall Rating: 57%
Av. Francia y Charrua, Punta del Este
El Viajero is located in the heart of Punta del Este, in a suburb that has become a perfect place for budget travelling. Bars, cafes, supermarkets with good prices can easily be reached from the hostel, which is just three blocks away from the bus station. Main attractions are also very near from El Viajero, including Gorlero Avenue, The Yacht, the lighthouse, and Punta del Este most popular beaches, Brava Beach and Mansa Beach. El Viajero Hostel has all the comfort of a hotel combined with the fun and relaxing atmosphere of a Hostel. Both private rooms and shared dorms have ensuite bathrooms, heating and air conditioning; and there is a Cable TV in every private room. Homemade breakfast and bed linen are included, as well as the free use of the well-equipped and spacious kitchen of the hostel. As a guest, you will enjoy all the wonderful amenities and services of the hostel including hot water 24/7, free computers with internet access, free-Wi-Fi, bike rental, tours to know Punta del Este and Casa Pueblo, surfboards rental, surfing and kite surfing lessons by the most qualified professionals in town, tickets and transfer to the best and most exclusive parties.


Dorm Bed from $1.00
Overall Rating: 71%
Emilio Sader entre Blvd. Artigas y Av. Francia La Pastora, Punta del Este
The Trip Hostel welcomes travellers from all over the world in the heart of Punta del Este, close to everything you need to have an amazing stay. The hostel is conveniently located just two blocks from the bus station, two blocks from the main street, Gorlero, and two blocks from the most popular beaches in the area: Playa Mansa and Playa Brava. There is a 24 hour market located on the corner and a supermarket less than two blocks away. The Trip Hostel is the perfect combination of good vibes and comfort. It is owned and runned by three young Punta del Este locals that go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your stay. There is a fully-equipped kitchen, BBQ areas, a rooftop terrace, and a common area with cable TV. You are also welcome to buy your own drinks to enjoy in the hostel's bar, which also offers nightly drink specials, a unique handcrafted beer, summertime Happy Hour drinks, and the best atmosphere to party before enjoying a night out at the local clubs. All rooms are dorms of 6 to 12 people and have heating and air conditioning, bed sheets, free Wi-FI and include a free breakfast.


Dorm Bed from $14.25
Private Room from $15.44
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 93%
Alberto Villa entre Cayetano Silva y Romildo Risso, Punta del Este
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a swimming pool, a bar, a common room, board games, cable tv, and foosball. 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, a restaurant, a cafe, and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, parking, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $19.80
Private Room from $28.88
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 88%
El Foque 759 Departamento de Maldonado, Punta del Este
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a swimming pool, and a bar. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Wi-fi, 24 hour reception, parking, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $8.00
Private Room from $17.00
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 83%
c/ Emilio Sader s/n esq Francia c/ Miguel Barreiro 2985, esq Payan, Punta del Este
B&B Punta Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, a common room, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a cafe, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Wi-fi, security lockers, 24 hour reception, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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