Magic & Madness of Bali

the most amazing Hostels in Bali

Hostels have changed over the years but they still serve the same purpose.

Scattered across Bali are hostels so comfortable, friendly, and fun that they are an incredible place to spend a few days or weeks in without breaking the bank. Furthermore, some of these hostels go above and beyond to create an unforgettable experience for their guest. When most people think of a hostel, they think of the movie, “Animal House” with dorm parties, pretty girls, and kegs of beer. While this image in your mind may hold  true for the most part, some hostels have really changed over the years delivering accommodations for any travel style.


Centralized locations near attractions or a secluded paradise


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Treat you like the guest you are without hesitation

Laundry Service

on sight laundry facilities or pick and drop off nearby


Equipped kitchen for all your survival needs


Fresh linens, clean bathrooms, clean kitchens, insect control


Security on property as well as lockers to keep valuables safe


Comfortable room temperature 24/7


Place to work and stay on touch with friends & family


Place to kick back and relax or mingle withgood people

Must Bring To Hostel List

  • Lock x 2 (combination and key)
  • Ear Plugs
  • Sleeping Mask
  • Noise Canceling Headphones
  • Flip Flops (for shower & beach)
  • Copies Of all Travel Documents & Hostel Address
  • Headlamp or Flashlight
  • Quick Dry Travel Towel
  • Packing Cubes (stay organized & Laundry Bag)
  • Travel Adaptor With USB
  • Dry Bag (can be used for carrying your camera or laundry)
  • Extra Powerbanks
  • Mini First Aid Kit With Ibuprofen or Aspirin
  • Toiletry Kit

best overall

Puri Garden & Hotel, Ubud

best overall

Solo Travel Hostels

M-BOX Seminyak Hostel

best overall

Party Hostels

The Farm Hostel

best overall

Private Room Hostels

Lokal Bali Hostel

best overall

Budget Hostels

Friendly House Bali

best overall

Solo Female Hostels

Kosta Hostel Seminyak

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