The Best Hostels in Hong Kong (with Photos)

By Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor September 5th, 2015 Posted in Asia Travel Blog, Best Backpacker Hostels, Destination, Travel Blog 20 Comments

Hong Kong is one of the most eclectic culturally diverse cities in the world. With influences ranging from Chinese, Buddhist, colonial and modern consumerist, finding the best hostels in Hong Kong to see it all can be challenging!

Searching for the perfect hostel can be a bit overwhelming, especially when there are so many to choose from. Below is the ultimate list of THE BEST HOSTELS IN HONG KONG, including prices, reviews, and locations, all in one place!

Check the shortlist below for the best of the best, or read on for the full list of the best hostels in Hong Kong.

HostelAbout this HostelPrice
best hostels in Hong Kong The MahjongThe Mahjong Hostel in Hong Kong is the best hostel for solo travelers in Hong Kong! Cool social area modern design and close to everything you need! check price button2 dnd 300x178
best hostels in hong kong Rainbow Lodge HKRainbow Lodge HK is the best hostel in Hong Kong for budget travelers. Great access to Hong Kong Island. Great WiFi, AC and charging points at your bed! check price button2 dnd 300x178
best hostels in hong kong Cue HotelCue Hotel is the best hostel in Hong Kong for couples. Contemporary living room design with a choice of dorms and private rooms. This Hong Kong hostel has it all!check price button2 dnd 300x178
best hostels in hong kong Yesinn CAUSEWAY BAYYesinn @CAUSEWAY BAY is the best party hostel in Hong Kong, with a rooftop bar that will blow your mind! Clean rooms and perfect location for transport. check price button2 dnd 300x178
best hostels in hong kong Pandora after the 80sPandora after the 80s is the best hostel in Hong Kong with private rooms. Located in Causeway Bay. AC in the dorms. On Hong Kong Main Island. check price button2 dnd 300x178

For different awesome things to do in Hong Kong, you can read this article or here’s a sample of 5-day DIY Travel Itinerary in Hongkong.

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The Best Hostels in Hong Kong

The Mahjong

The Best Hostel in Hong Kong for Solo Travelers

PRICE: Dorms from $27.11

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FAMOUS FOR: A hip, friendly and clean hostel. Beds and bathroom are nice and comfortable, and everything is available around the corner. The hostel decor is cool and edgy, and the bedrooms are very spacious and clean. There is also an individual locker to secure your valuables. Location is off the beaten path, quiet, very genuine and well connected to the busy city centre. It’s a great price and definitely one of the best hostels for solo travelers in Hong Kong.

Guangdong Guest House

PRICE: Privates from $24.50

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FAMOUS FOR: If you travel on a budget in Hong Kong, definitely consider this place. It’s very close to the avenue of the stars, well located near to the metro station, in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui and you can move easily from here to other places. Simon, the owner, is one-of-a-kind host who will make you feel that you’re actually a guest staying in his home. Rooms are clean and well-maintained. The room is basic but efficient and value for money. This is definitely one of the best budget-friendly hostels in Hong Kong.

Rainbow Lodge HK

The Best Hostel in Hong Kong for Budget Travelers

PRICE: Dorms from $16.27

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FAMOUS FOR: The location in Tsim Sha Tsui is great. It’s easy to access the red MTR line, which is minutes from HK island. The local area is nice with great shopping and food choices are convenient. The hostel has no curfew, the people staying there are friendly and the owner, Sam, is very cool. It’s an awesome hostel with good WiFi, comfortable beds, friendly staff, good air-con, lockers for your bag and power points for every bed. The hostel is small but has everything that anyone would need – no complaints! Comfortable, helpful staff and great social space, making it the best hostel for budget travelers in Hong Kong.

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Cue Hotel

The Best Hostel in Hong Kong for Couples

PRICE: Privates from $60.46

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FAMOUS FOR: It’s a great place with a beautiful modern design and great location. The place is at the centre of everything. Easy to find, it’s well located with stores, metro and bus stations nearby. Dorm beds are very comfortable, and the conference/business centre is great too. The staff greeting is exceptional as well. It’s very luxurious and pretty much like a hotel instead of a hostel. Cheap, safe, clean, and convenient, making it one of the best hostels for couples in Hong Kong.

Check Inn HK

PRICE: Dorms from $21.69 while Privates from $27.11

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FAMOUS FOR: Check Inn HK Hostel is very nice and in a good central area in Hong Kong! Staff is very friendly and always there to try and help! They speak good English so it is easy to ask around for suggestions on itineraries. It’s a decent hostel in a good location. A great hostel that is really clean, with the best facilities and is great value for money. Cheap, clean and in a great location, and one of the best views of any Hong Kong Hostel!

Lee Garden Guest House

PRICE: Privates from $29.82

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FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is in the centre of Hong Kong, close to a subway station. The rooms are clean, and the staff is friendly as well. It’s very clean, organized and they even provide shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, bath foam, and clean towels. Outside, there is a kettle for tea and drinking water. Great service, great location and spotlessly clean. It is a very good value for the money for a perfect Hong Kong hostel experience.

YHA Mei Ho House

PRICE: Dorms from $31.18 while Privates from $46.09

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FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is very clean, and all of the facilities are of very high standards. The hostel has comfortable dorm beds, spacious and dorms have lockers. It’s very clean and cosy! Hostel location is also easy access to the MTR, very well situated in Kowloon. Staff is also helpful and friendly. It is a great station to calm down the chaos of the journey, making it one of the best hostels in Hong Kong to absorb the adventure!

Yesinn @CAUSEWAY BAY

The Best Party Hostel in Hong Kong

PRICE: Dorms from $18.98 while Privates from $25.75

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FAMOUS FOR This hostel is situated perfectly to get to anywhere in Hong Kong. Rooms are clean, and the staff is very helpful as well. The hostel itself is nice and modern. Rooms have great bathrooms and hi-tech lockers. The rooftop is great and is a nice place to meet people, with makes it the perfect party hostel in Hong Kong! The atmosphere is great, rooms are cleaned daily, and the prices are of great value.

Ah Shan Hostel

PRICE: Dorms from $16.27 while Privates from $17.89

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FAMOUS FOR: It’s very basic accommodation at a reasonable price for Hong Kong. The location is great! It’s near the night markets of Mong Kok and near the MTR as well. It’s close to food, transport and lots to see. Shopping is also easy to get to. Markets or malls are everywhere close by. All in all, this place does the job. It’s very clean, has friendly staff, fast WiFi, offers exactly what it says on the website and the location is spot on. A great hostel if you’re on a budget in Hong Kong!

Pandora after the 80s

The Best Hostel in Hong Kong with Private Rooms

PRICE: Dorms from $13 while Privates from $38.63

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FAMOUS FOR: Definitely, this is the place to crash if you are looking for something well-located in Causeway Bay and near emerging districts like Tai Hang. It’s within 5-minutes walk from many hip cafes and shops too. Pandora after the ’80s is a really sweet hostel on the Hong Kong main island. It is perfect for you if you are a backpacker and willing to meet a lot of nice people from all over the world. The room is nice and clean, the staff is friendly and helpful, the price is reasonable and the location is really great. The hostel has a very cool owner too. AC in the dorm is a nice touch. Location is excellent, especially if you’re taking the bus out to the airport. An excellent choice for a great hostel experience while in Hong Kong. The best hostel with private rooms in Hong Kong!

New Peking Guest House

PRICE: Privates from $18.98

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FAMOUS FOR: The New Peking Guesthouse is a perfect spot to grab a few hours of shut-eye and a shower before exploring the city and heading back to the airport. Price is reasonable. The room is small but very clean. It is comfortable and well lit. The private shower in the private rooms is good, and the hot water is even better. Staff and owners are friendly too. It’s clean, simple, comfortable and cheap, which is the perfect Hong Kong hostel for backpackers!

Apple Inn

PRICE: Dorms from $10.84 while Privates from $10.84

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FAMOUS FOR: Apple Inn hostel is a very nice place to stay. If you are not planning to spend a lot of time in the hostel, this is the best option. The hostel staff is very friendly. They also provide free Wi-Fi, soft drinks, lend you adapters to charge your devices, every bed has its own outlet, safe box and night light. It’s a hostel with a great location in Mongkok, safe and very convenient to get around. It is near the MTR and central to many nice food places. With this low price, it’s the most affordable hostel in Hong Kong!

 Budget Hostel Hong Kong

PRICE: Dorms from $14.78 while Privates from $12.20

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FAMOUS FOR: The building is quite close to every visit-able place in Hong Kong, very accessible to a lot of shopping areas and tourist spots. Staff is also easy to talk to whenever we needed something. The room is clean and new. Dorm beds are pretty good and cosy and the air-con is pretty good. It’s a greatly located on Kowloon side but within close distance of MTR and other attractions. A good hostel in Hong Kong for those with a small budget.

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20 thoughts on “The Best Hostels in Hong Kong (with Photos)

  1. Hello, we are planning to visit HK April 13-17 next year with my family, 3 of us. can you please suggest what is the best hostel in terms of location, price and cleanliness.
    Thank you…

  2. Hi TwoMonkeys! This is a great article I’ll be in HongKong on October, this’ll be my first Solo Travel… can you give me tips on where to go..? thanks! Much love! ❤️❤️

  3. ate kach I h@ve alreadt booked my tour in Hk on dec 12 to 15. It will be a d. i. y trip though coZ I think it is w@y better kc po hawak ko ang oras ko unlike s@ package de@ls. but I dont know where would be my whereabouts soon. any tips po hihi. salamat po

  4. Hi Ms. Kach,
    We are planning to go in Hongkong by december, can you suggest the best hostel where we can stay, this will be my first time in hongkong. Thank you very much

      1. Hi kach! I will be in HK on june 18th. Im with my 3years old son. Can you give me some tips to where to go and what exactly to ride because i know our trip will not be easy because im the only one who will be taking care of him. thanks!
        On june 17th will be in macau where just going to ride a ferry to hk.

  5. Great collection – Have used this for my upcoming trip as I wasn’t at all sure where to pick XD Have you stayed at all of these or based on reviews
    from others?

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