Best Hostels in Miami

Think Miami and you think South Beach, Ocean Drive, fancy clubs, celebrity sightings and blue waters, and you’d be right. Miami nightlife is notorious, but so is the daylife, so a trip to Miami can easily turn into a black hole of a money pit if you’re not careful. The biggest and best money saver is to stay at one of HostelBookers’ hostels in Miami – just read on to see how much free stuff they offer – take heed of my advice or if you’re not careful you could be pawning your backpack to cover your flight home. Miami Beach International Travelers Hostel Miami Beach International Travelers Hostel won ‘Most Popular’ in the HostelBookersAwards for Excellence and for good reason. It’s a beautiful hostel right next to the famous South Beach. Stay here and you’ll get free breakfast, lunch and dinner, free Wi-Fi, free drinks and free parties too. Every room has a private bathroom and you can choose from a dorm or a private room to enjoy your stay. There’s also a luggage room, guest kitchen, bike rental and an outdoor terrace too. The friendly staff will help you get to Key West, Everglades, Orlando, or go scuba diving, wake boarding or fishing. Dorms start from €15.61pppn and privates from €30.60pppn.

Everglades Hostel & ToursEverglades Hostel & Tours is located on the east coast in Florida City. It’s got an amazing spring fed waterfall pool and you can rent a canoe or go snorkelling in the area too. There’s a 24-hour kitchen, free Wi-Fi, a movie room, tropical gardens and an outdoor shower with hot water. All the dorm rooms are different and unique with custom-made bunk beds and a full bathroom. Other rooms have shared bathrooms, but you can always pay a few more dollars for a private room if you prefer. There’s a real laid back atmosphere here, a perfect retreat for when you’ve been daytripping your way around the Everglades National Park, the Keys and Miami. It’s also well connected to the local transport in the area too. Dorms start from €15.61.

Deco Walk Hostel | Ocean Drive Deco Walk Hostel | Ocean Drive is the self-proclaimed most stylish hostel in the world. It’s the only hostel on Ocean Drive and offers gorgeous oceanfront view to all its guests. There’s plenty of free stuff available – from breakfasts, to Wi-Fi to bicycle storage and luggage storage. There’s an oceanfront rooftop lounge area to enjoy and a guest kitchen and cyber-lounge too. The thoughtful staff set up weekly movie nights, rooftop parties and BBQs for guests as well as helping to advise on the many tours available. They’ll even book them for you. All rooms have mini refrigerators, cable TVs, bathrooms and lockers too. They’re also just 10 minutes from Miami International Airport. Shared rooms from €19.98pppn.