Uluwatu is one of the crown jewels of Bali, famous for its surfing beaches with clean white sand and crystal blue waters, as well as incredible cliffside sunset spots.

For the surfers or beach dwellers, Uluwatu is one of the most picturesque areas in Bali – and staying in the beachside town doesn’t need to take up your whole budget.

FILLED with amazing hostels and guesthouses for comfortable accommodation on the cheap, these hostels in Uluwatu have all the great amenities of a private villa, without the crazy prices.

Great Hostels in Uluwatu for a Budget Stay

For budget backpackers, surfers looking for a community and cheap travellers, these are the most affordable hostels in Uluwatu.

Affordable Dorm Rooms in Uluwatu for Solo Travellers

Bookit Backpackers

+62 813-3780-2399
Jl. Puri Gading No.29, Jimbaran

Bookit Backpackers

Bookit Backpackers hostel in Uluwatu is perfect when you’re on a tight budget.

It’s in a great location, with free breakfast, and they can help you out with just about anything you can think of, including affordable transport when you want to head out and explore.

With lots of different dorm room options, it is an ideal spot for solo travellers in Bali looking to make some new friends and hit all the best spots in the Bukit.

Just a short drive from the best beaches, amazing restaurants and some touches of local life, Bookit Backpackers is a great all-rounder.

Uluwatu Hostel in a Perfect Central Location

Sultans of Swell

Modern & Comfortable
Jl. Bali Cliff No.88E, Ungasan, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung

Sultans of Swell


Slap, bang in the middle of Uluwatu, Sultans of Swell is a haven for Bali surfers wanting to be in the midst of the action.

Just walking distance from a wide range of restaurants and cafes, a short drive to all the best beaches of the South and in a quiet, peaceful location, its pretty much the perfect base for an Uluwatu adventure.

This hostel in Uluwatu has both private rooms and dormitory bedrooms to meet every traveler’s budget and preference. Shack up with other backpackers or have your own space – the decision is yours.

The common areas have lush gardens and an on-site shop where you can pick souvenirs, and chill with like minded people. A great place to meet your new surfing partner!

Just 20 minutes from Uluwatu Temple and beautiful beaches, Sultans of Swell is a top spot for those who aren’t into surfing too!

Serene Paradise Homestay in Uluwatu

Home-Bience Hostel

+62 812-3961-6216
Jalan Pura Batu Pageh, 80361 Uluwatu

Home-Bience Hostel

You’ll feel right at home during a stay at Home-Bience Hostel!

They have a wide range of rooms like dorms, budget singles and double rooms, even a room with its own private bathroom!

Privacy screens and nightlights give you extra comfort in the shared options, and storage boxes under the beds will keep your belongings safe and sound.

Every morning, you can tuck into a free local or American breakfast, including vegan and vegetarian options. To top it off, the hostel has a peaceful garden and patio for you to relax and recharge. For a slice of home, Home-Bience Hostel is a top option.

Comfortable and Central Hostel in Uluwatu

Taste Of Bali Hostel

Uluwatu St Gang Ambara No.1, Ungasan, South Kuta

Taste Of Bali Hostel


A mixture of modern and traditional style, Taste of Bali Hostel is a comfortable yet affordable spot.

Located on the main street close to some of Uluwatu’s best restaurants and the GWK Cultural Park, you can easily explore all that the town has to offer by car or motorbike.

Venture to the stunning nearby beaches for long days in the sun, and the cliffside bars for unbeatable sunset views.

With comfortable shared bedrooms, cool air conditioning and breezy living areas, you can enjoy a restful night at this hostel in Uluwatu after a day of activities.

It’s less than 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, its a great first stop on your island adventure!

Super Budget Friendly Hostel in Uluwatu

Pecatu Guest House & Hostel

Open & Comfortable
54CG+6QF, Pecatu, Jl. Raya Uluwatu Pecatu, Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung

Pecatu Guest House & Hostel


Also located just off the main road of Uluwatu, Pecatu Guest house & Hostel is a cosy spot filled with capsule-style dorms, regular bunk-bed dorms and private rooms.

A good option for a traveller on a tight budget, this cheap and cheerful Uluwatu hostel is a comfortable island home.

With lush green gardens and a small plunge pool, you can relax in the sun and explore the town.

Great for digital nomads and solo travellers, you can gather with the other backpackers, or just browse the free Wifi. When you have finished a day of exploring the town, cuddle up in your comfortable bed for a restful night’s sleep.

A Simple Island Retreat in Uluwatu

Uli Bali Hostel and Suite

Bright & Comfortable
Jl. Kubu Mangong, Ungasan, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung

Uli Bali Hostel and Suite


A simple and cosy Uluwatu hostel, Uli Bali Hostel and Suite is an ideal option for travellers looking for somewhere to rest after long days tackling the waves or hitting the hotspots.

Relaxing and peaceful, the small hostel features comfortable shared and private bedrooms, breezy common areas and a small refreshing pool.

Just a short drive to the most popular beaches of town, you can venture down the cliffside to find stunning white sand and blue ocean hideaways.

An easy walk from local warungs and mini markets, you can pick up amazing Indonesian treat to eat while reclining on the bean bags.

Trendy, Boho-chic Hostel in Uluwatu

Bali Beats Guesthouse

Fun & Cozy
Jl. Tukad Dalem No.2, Kutuh, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung

Bali Beats Guesthouse


Bali Beats Guesthouse is trendy and comfortable, located just a short drive from the stunning Melasti Beach.

A beautiful place to spend a relaxing island escape, the boho-chic interiors and style of the hostel are perfect for relaxing in the sun.

Spend days around the pool with the fellow guests, basking in the rays and cooling off in the water.

Serving up delicious homemade Indonesian and Western cuisine, you don’t need to venture far for a good meal.

A calm and homey place to base your Uluwatu adventures, I highly recommend this hostel if you have a bit of cash to spare.

Best Value Private Rooms

Batu Kandik Uluwatu

Jalan Batu Kandik No 1 Pecatu Uluwatu

Batu Kandik Uluwatu

If you are one of those people who needs their own space but still looking to stay on a budget, this hostel in Uluwatu is ideal.

The guesthouse space is all private rooms with a shared pool and sunny rooftop space.

Just a short drive from Uluwatu Temple, cliffside bars and quaint local warungs, you can enjoy the best bits of Uluwatu from this peaceful and comfortable home away from home.

Beautiful Hillside Hostel in Uluwatu

One Degree Sunset Hill Leisure

+62 819-3753-5336
Jalan Labuansait No 88, Pecatu, Uluwatu

One Degree Sunset Hill Leisure

From its coastal spot, Uluwatu has views on views on views.

Set on the hillside overlooking the iconic ocean and tropical panorama, One Degree Sunset Hill is one of the best hostels in Uluwatu with private and dorm rooms and lots of extra amenities. But it’s the views people stay for.

From the infinity pool you can dip and cool off from the island heat while catching a magical sunset view.

Incredibly affordable and comfortable, with the views of a 5-star hotel in Uluwatu, One Degree Sunset Hill is a top tier Uluwatu hostel.

Capsule Style Surf Camp

LoTide Surf Camp Uluwatu

62 819-5396-0868
Jalan Pecatu Indah Raya, 80361 Uluwatu

LoTide Surf Camp Uluwatu

Are you a surfer fanatic or newbie looking to be around like-minded, surf-inclined folks?

LoTide Surf Camp is an IDEAL base for those looking to be surrounded by all things surf while in Uluwatu. The clientele isn’t always surfers, however they have up a vast majority of the guests passing through.

Just a short drive from the beach, you can spend your early mornings hitting the best waves and your afternoons getting down to business on your laptop or lazing in the sun.

With fun group activities and island amenities, LoTide Surf Camp is another of the best hostels in Uluwatu.

Final Thoughts

And, there you have it, my collection of the top hostels in Uluwatu! I must admit, I’m pretty impressed with myself for the variety in this selection, there really is something for everyone!

My personal favourites and go-tos are Lala Homestay Bingin and Bali Beats Guesthouse for their chill peaceful vibes.

Which one has you packing your backpack and ready to go?

Get yourself ready for hot sweaty walks down the cliffside to reach the most unbelievable and scenic tropical beaches – brutal, but totally worth it!

After a sip of a fresh cold coconut and a dip in the ocean, it’s all forgotten. (Until you need to walk back up).


Featured image: Home-Bience Hostel