It may not be the most popular place to stay in Bali anymore, but Kuta still has our hearts as it is super convenient, buzzing with nightlife and has a beautiful beach!
For the budget backpackers, Kuta has a little bit of everything – traditional Balinese culture, local market shopping, affordable restaurants and free activities.
Save some pennies by staying in a hostel in Kuta, and get to know some other travelers.
The 10 Best Hostels in Kuta
Lokal Bali Hostel is the perfect place to stay for the budget traveler who still wants tropical vibes.
Located just 5 minutes from the airport, the warmhearted hostel has dormitory-style rooms with a pool view.
The rustic style of the hostel gives it a casual and cozy atmosphere for you to relax and feel at home. With its convenient location and affordable prices, it is the perfect spot for anyone looking to explore Bali without breaking the bank.
Situated in Sunset Road, Da Housetel is a super central spot with lush gardens and an outdoor pool.
This Kuta hostel has both mixed-gender dorms and private rooms, all with wooden furnishings, mosquito nets and air-conditioning.
Spend your days soaking in the sun beside the pool with new friends, or head out and explore the town to find shops, great restaurants and the beach. From the cozy hostel, all of Bali is your oyster.
A super affordable and simple place to stay in the bustling heart of Kuta, Bali Caps Hostel has everything you need from a comfortable accommodation.
It sits right on the main street with the airport for easy access for late night/early morning flights.
Featuring all kinds of dorm rooms, with shared bathrooms and clean, homely amenities, it is a fantastic place to start your island adventure.
Incredibly modern and clean, H-ostel Kuta is an excellent option for hostel goers in Bali.
It is just a moment’s walk from Kuta Beach and all the amazing amenities nearby, as well as having its own restaurant and rooftop space.
The capsule style beds are great for having privacy, even when staying in a dorm room.
Meet new friends, get out and explore the island, and have your own private bunk to return to at the end of the day.
Beach Hut Hostel has a bright and colorful design, true to its name.
A super social and buzzing spot, there is always an activity to do or group to hang out with in the communal living spaces.
Lounge beside the pool, join a game of cards or battle it out on the pool table, Beach Hut Hostel is a great space to make some new traveling friends.
With both shared dorms and private room options, this Kuta hostel can fit to any budget and preference.
Although simple, Sunshot Hostel is an amazing hostel in Kuta purely for its sunset view.
From the private rooftop, standing above the surrounding buildings, you can catch the famous Bali sunsets.
An ideal spot for those on a tight budget who still want to be in the action, it is just a short drive from Legian and the beach.
Save some serious dough and still have the iconic views everyone who comes to the island searches for – win, win.
With real villa vibes, Pudak Sari Unizou promises the luxe Bali experience, on a budget.
The dorm rooms are spacious and cozy, with clean shared bathrooms and air-conditioning. They also have private deluxe rooms if you have a little more to spend and fancy a pool view.
Relaxing around the pool is a must, as is playing games with the other guests and heading out to explore on organized tours.
Super safe and central, it has everything you could wish for from a great hostel.
Samsara Inn is the perfect combination of hotel and budget accommodation. With all the amenities and benefits of staying in a hotel, without breaking the bank, you can have a pleasant stay without worrying about the expenses.
At the heart of the hotel is a glistening swimming pool and sunny decking. Bask in the rays throughout the day, just steps from your room.
Just a short walk from the beach and hotspots in town, it is an unmissable place to stay for those who love comfort and saving money.
The Jero 18 is a dream come true for backpackers looking for their own private space without spending a bomb.
With only cozy, private rooms, the entire guesthouse is setup to have total privacy and relaxation throughout your stay – despite being in the heart of Kuta.
All with their own ensuite bathrooms and pool views, you can have the real island, villa experience for a reasonable, affordable price.
Have days lounging around the pool, exploring the town and enjoying the nightlife with your own serene retreat to rest after.
Super close to the airport, The Kutaya has a classic guest house vibe with a traditional Balinese style.
A great option for those taking a short trip, or who want to be close by to the airport for the night, each of the rooms are comfortable and clean with everything you need for a relaxing night’s rest.
There is a refreshing swimming pool to cool down after an afternoon in the sun, and reclining sunbeds to catch the rays.
Affordable and easy to get to, The Kutaya is a perfect spot for easy airport access.
Let’s make Kuta great again!
With all of the tourist action now happening in Seminyak and Canggu, it is pretty easy to have a chilled and relaxing experience in Kuta.
The beach is beautiful with some great surf waves, and the nightlife is top-tier!
Do it on a budget by staying in hostels in Kuta. They are clean, safe and fun – don’t miss out.
Featured image: Pudak Sari Unizou Hostel