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Last Updated on 10th September 2021

8 Best Hostels in Granada, Spain

Check out our picks for the Best Hostels in Granada, Spain and some of them are very good value starting from only €10 per night for a bed in a dorm room. Granada has 47 hostels, however, we have narrowed this down to the 8 best hostels in Granada.

Granada is located in the Andalucia region of Spain. It is an amazing city and is home to one of Spain’s most important Unesco World Heritage Site's: Alhambra Fortress and Palace. Alhambra is only 5 minutes walk from the centre of Granada. Granada has excellent food and the best tapas bar culture in Spain. Anywhere else in Spain you can't normally choose your tapas. It is different in Granada. When you order a beer (large or small) and you get a choice of a tapas.  We can't recommend visiting Granada enough. Also, Granada is fast becoming one of the best digital nomad destinations in Spain.

Quick Overview of the best hostels in Granada

Here’s an overview by category of the awesome hostels mentioned in this article. Scroll down to see a full description (and images) of each recommended hostel.

General Info on Hostels in Granada

Here are some things that you might want to consider before booking a hostel in Granada.

  1. Price - In bed in a dorm room starts at €8 per night (normally large dorm rooms), but expect to pay €12 to €15 per night in a medium-sized dorm room (8 to 10 beds). Prices at the weekend tend to be 20% to 40% higher as there is greater demand.
  2. Location - Granada is a medium-sized city but it's best to stay in a central location close to the top sights and nightlife. (All hostels listed below are in central locations.)
  3. Amenities/Services - Every hostel in Granada offers free Wi-Fi and a few hostels include breakfast in the price, but if you want more specific services be sure to do your research to find the hostel that best meets your needs.
  4. Staff - Most hostels in Granada have excellent staff. They are normally very friendly and will give you some great tips on restaurants, bars and clubs etc. But my advice is to read reviews to make sure the hostel you choose has friendly and helpful staff because rude or unhelpful staff could ruin your hostel experience.

Here’s our comprehensive list of the best hostels in Granada which includes a detailed description and the amenities of each hostel.

1. El Granado

Best Hostels in Granada Spain - El Granado

El Granado Hostel is located right in the historical centre of Granada and a short walk from the Cathedral and the Moorish area of Albaicin. They offer dorm rooms (3 to 6 bed), Private Double rooms and small apartments (max 4 people).

Best Hostels in Granada Spain - El Granado

Features/Services

  • Free WiFi everywhere and guests' PC with the Internet.
  • Linen provided for free and your bed will be ready on arrival!
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating and hot water
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Flat screen TV/DVD player
  • Nordic duvet bed covers (suited for the allergy sensitive)
  • Laundry service
  • Rooftop sun terrace
  • Common TV area and games room

Prices

  • Dorms from €13.60
  • Privates from €64.50

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2. Old Town Hostel Granada

Hostels in Granada - Old Town Hostel Granada

Old Town Hostel Granada is a three-floor house with a roof terrace and a solarium located in the centre of Granada. The rooftop terrace and sundeck are perfect for relaxing in the hottest months of the year. Free Wifi is provided throughout the building.

Hostels in Granada - Old Town Hostel Granada

Features/Services

  • Bedding
  • Breakfast
  • Lockers
  • Air Conditioning and Heating
  • 24h hot shower
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Spacious common areas
  • Outdoor terrace and chill out

Prices

  • Dorms from €14.00 

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3. Granada Inn Backpackers

Best Hostels in Granada Spain - Granada Inn Backpackers

Granada Inn Backpackers Hostel is located in the center of Granada. They offer 6 to 12 bed dorms and one large apartment that sleeps up to 8 people. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

Best Hostels in Granada Spain - Granada Inn Backpackers

Features/Services

  • Air Conditioning in all rooms
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • 24/7 Front Desk
  • Large Outdoor patio
  • Security Lockers
  • hair dryer, iron & ironing board can be borrowed
  • Laundry service
  • Vending machine with a variety of products such as soft drinks, beer, water and variety of snacks.

Prices

  • Dorms from €12.00

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4. White Nest Hostel

Hostels in Granada - White Nest Hostel

White Nest Hostel is located close to the centre of Granada making it ideal for exploring Granada on foot. They offer 4 to 8 beds dorms and 2 to 4-bed private rooms. They also offer female only dorm rooms making it a perfect option for the solo female traveller. Wifi access is provided throughout the entire hostel.

Hostels in Granada - White Nest Hostel

White Nest Hostel is one of the best hostels in Granada for solo female travellers because they offer cosy female-only dorms.

Features/Services

  •  24/7 Reception
  • Washer and dryer
  • Luggage room
  • Common area, kitchen-dining –TV room
  • Outdoor Courtyard
  • Free sheets and blankets
  • Free towels
  • Padlocks for security lockers
  • Air conditioning and heating.
  • Vending machine

Prices

  • Dorms from €10.80
  • Private Rooms from €29.70

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5. Oasis Backpackers Hostel

Best Hostels in Granada - Oasis Backpackers Hostel

Oasis Backpackers Hostel Granada is located bang in the center of Granada just off Gran Vía and only only a few minutes walk to Alhambra. This is a beautifully designed hostel and it's no wonder that's won many awards. They offer 4 to 10 bed dorm rooms and some 4 bed apartment. Wifi is free and provided throughout the hostel.

Best Hostels in Granada - Oasis Backpackers Hostel

Features/Services

  • Free breakfast
  • High pressure hot showers
  • comfy beds & clean dorms
  • Satellite TV
  • Security Lockers
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Spanish lessons,
  • Roof-top terrace
  • laundry service
  • Cocktail bar

Prices

  • Dorms from €14.00
  • Private Rooms from €99.00 (sleeps 4 people)

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6. Makuto Backpackers Hostel

Hostels in Granada - Makuto Backpackers Hostel

Makuto Backpackers Hostel is another beautiful hostel located in the centre of Granada that features an outdoor terrace with a bar and a treehouse as well as comfy lounge areas with hammocks, cushions and guitars. They offer 4 to 7-bed dorm rooms.

Hostels in Granada - Makuto Backpackers Hostel

Makuto Backpackers is one of the best hostels in Granada for party-goers because of its beautiful beer garden.

Features/Services

  • Free Wifi throughout the hostel
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Basic breakfast included
  • Free coffee and tea
  • Security lockers
  • Bed linen and duvets
  • Free Daily Walking Tour

Prices

  • Dorms from €14.00

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7. Oh! My Hostel

Best Hostels in Granada - Oh! My Hostel

Oh! My Hostel is a relatively new hostel in the heart of Granada. It's located just a few meters from the famous Calle Navas, the Town Hall and the Cathedral and it's a 20-minute walk to Alhambra.

Oh! My Hostel is one of the best hostels in Granada for backpackers who are on a tight budget as a bed in a dorm room starts at only €10.00 per night. If require a little more privacy, why not try one of their private rooms start at only €32 per night.

Best Hostels in Granada - Oh! My Hostel

Features/Services

  • Self-service breakfast included
  • Sheets and duvet
  • Free Wifi throughout the stay
  • Free coffee
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Outdoor Terrace & Common Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Hot showers
  • Laundry service
  • Bike rental

Prices

  • Dorms from €10.00
  • Privates from €32.00

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8.  ECO Hostel

Hostels in Granada - ECO Hostel

ECO Hostel is located in a historic building right in the centre of Granda. All the main tourist sights including Alhambra are within walking distance. They offer 4, 6, and 16 bed mixed dorms as well as 6 bed female only dorms. Their dorm rooms are spacious, fresh and clean.

Hostels in Granada - ECO Hostel

Features/Services

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Daily Walking Tour
  • Breakfast (extra fee)
  • Cable TV/Common Room
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • On-site Bar/Cafe

Prices

  • Dorms from €16.50
  • Privates from €75.00

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Wrapping Up

I hope this list of the best hostels in Granada helps you pick a hostel that best suits your needs during your stay in Granada. In general, the overall standard of hostels in Granada is excellent but there are still some bad and mediocre ones. Hopefully, this list will help you avoid bad and mediocre hostels to ensure you enjoy your stay in Granada. My favourite hostel in Granada is Makuto Backpackers because it's super chilled out and has a great bar.

Book Your Trip to Granada

Best Website to Book a Hostel

Hostelworld is by far the biggest and the best website for booking hostels because they have the best availability and prices. The website is designed to include many filters to help find a hostel that best suits your needs. For instance, you can filter hostels by price or by rating for a particular city.

Below are handy links to the best hostels in Granada by category. Just click on any of the links to check prices and availability for your dates.

Recommended Tours in Granada

I recommend GetYourGuide for Tours. They offer highly unique tours with Local Guides.

Don’t Forget Travel Insurance

Travel insurance will protect you against illness, injury, theft, cancellations and much more. I recommend World Nomads Travel Insurance.

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Hi, I'm Michael McGuinness and the guy behind the scenes of Best Hostels Europe. I'm a professional web developer, blogger, digital nomad and parent. I've been travelling the world with my wife and young son since 2012.