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The Best Hostels in Marbella, Spain

The roof terrace at Hostal Tak | Courtesy of Hostal Tak
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Updated: 2 January 2018
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If you’re visiting Marbella on a budget, there are plenty of excellent hostels to choose from. These friendly, affordable accommodations are excellent bases from which to explore the city, and offer everything from rooftop terraces to in-house restaurants. Read on for our choice of the best hostels in Marbella.

Hostal Tak, Marbella

Budget Hotel, Hostel
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A twin room at Hostal Tak
A twin room at Hostal Tak | courtesy Hostal Tak
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Top of the league for budget accommodation in Marbella is Hostal Tak. Run by English couple Craig and Frankie, it offers stylish, quirky doubles and singles in a beautifully restored old townhouse. The location is unbeatable, with the city’s old town and main beach less than a five-minute walk away, and a spectacular roof terrace boasts white leather sofas and views over the mountains behind Marbella. Other facilities include a top-floor kitchen with fridge, coffee machine and microwave.

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A twin room at Hostal Tak | Courtesy of Hostal Tak

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InHouse Marbella Hostal, Marbella

Boutique Hotel, Hostel
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In House hostel is located in the heart of Marbella's beautiful old town
In House hostel is located in the heart of Marbella's beautiful old town | Nick Kenrick/flickr
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Located in the heart of Marbella’s charming old town, the InHouse hostel offers comfortable accommodation in a building that was formerly a monk’s residence. Careful renovation has combined its original features with modern touches, and facilities include a spacious roof terrace with BBQs, a bar (also open to non-guests) and a ground-floor TV area. InHouse’s friendly staff are also happy to arrange excursions and activities in and around Marbella for guests.

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In House hostel is located in the heart of Marbella’s beautiful old town | © Nick Kenrick/Flickr

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Hostal Berlin, Marbella

Bed and Breakfast, Hostel
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Marbella's main beach is just a five minute walk from Hostal Berlina
Marbella's main beach is just a five minute walk from Hostal Berlina | Horst Goertz/Commons Wikimedia
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Hostal Berlin is situated a few doors down from Hostal Tak, on a pretty, flower-filled street on the edge of the old town. Single, double and triple rooms are decorated in a colourful and modern style and can be equipped with a mini-bar for an extra five euros per day. The hostel has its own café/bar, but if you prefer to be out and about, all the tapas joints and restaurants of the old town and the Paseo Maritimo are a five-minute stroll away, as is Playa de la Fontanilla.

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Marbella’s main beach is just a five-minute walk from Hostal Berlin | © User: Horst Goertz at wikivoyage shared/WikiCommons

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Hostal El Gallo, Marbella

Bed and Breakfast, Hostel
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Guests at El Gallo hostel have old Marbella and its boutiques on their doorstep
Guests at El Gallo hostel have old Marbella and its boutiques on their doorstep | bettina/pixabay

Customers can’t fault the service or price-quality relationship at Hostal El Gallo, a traditional Andalusian pension in old Marbella. The hostel’s main draw is its restaurant, the house speciality of which is spicy prawns (gambas al pil pil) served with noodles – a dish that wins consistent praise from guests. All rooms are equipped with their own bathrooms, TVs and mini bars, and some have balconies looking onto to the charming street below. The Fontanilla beach is a ten-minute walk away.

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Guests at El Gallo hostel have old Marbella and its boutiques on their doorstep | © bettina/Pixabay

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Hostal Enriqueta, Marbella

Boutique Hotel, Budget Hotel, Bed and Breakfast, Hostel
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Hostal Enriqueta offers a superb base from which to explore Marbella;
Hostal Enriqueta offers a superb base from which to explore Marbella; | Kamya Adl/flickr

Hostal Enriqueta offers clean and comfortable budget accommodation in the centre of Marbella’s casco antiguo. All rooms come with their own private bathrooms and either have street views or give onto a typical Andalusian courtyard decorated in blue and white tiles and filed with plants. All of Marbella’s key attractions – including boutiques, beaches, bars and restaurants – are within a ten-minute walk from the Enriqueta, making it an excellent base from which to explore the city.

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Hostal Enriqueta offers a superb base from which to explore Marbella | © Kamya Adl/Flickr

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Hostal Paco Marbella

Budget Hotel, Hostel
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Guests at Hostal Paco are promised a "traditional Andalusian experience"
Guests at Hostal Paco are promised a "traditional Andalusian experience" | Gilles Messian/flickr

Hostal Paco offers visitors to Marbella a ‘typical Andalusian experience’ in the city’s oldest and most attractive neighbourhood. The setting is a whitewashed townhouse, replete with a charming internal courtyard and uncluttered, light-filled rooms. And for traditional Andalusian food, guests need only visit Bar Paca next door, which provides a good selection of tapas, raciones (full portions) and wines. Marbella’s beaches are about a five-minute walk from the front door.

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Guests at Hostal Paco are promised a ‘traditional Andalusian experience’ |© Gilles Messian/Flickr

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The Town House, Marbella

Budget Hotel, Hostel, Homestay, Suite Hotel
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Plaza de los Naranjos is a two-minute walk from the Town House
Plaza de los Naranjos is a two-minute walk from the Town House | Herry Lawford/flickr

The Town House is another of Marbella’s quintessentially Andalusian hostel/pensions. It has nine individually decorated rooms and a plush roof terrace overlooking Marbella’s rooftops: an ideal spot for evening cocktails. Many of the hand-picked antiques and ornaments that adorn the classy interiors are for sale – so you if you can visualise any in your own home, ask staff for pricing details. Plaza de los Naranjos, the old town’s main square, is just a two-minute amble from reception.

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Plaza de los Naranjos is a two-minute walk from the Town House | © Herry Lawford/Flickr

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