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The Backpacker’s Guide To The Best Hostels in Seville | Our Favorite Seville Hostels

Our picks for the best hostels in Seville, Spain. The ultimate list of the best places to stay when visiting Seville on a budget.


While Seville might not draw the same crowds as Madrid or Barcelona, this southern Spanish city is still a must-visit destination for any Spain travel itinerary. And luckily for you, Seville actually has some excellent hostels at decent prices. As an added bonus, a few hostels have rooftop swimming pools to help guests escape from the crazy hot summer temperatures. In this guide, we’ll show you find the best hostels in Seville that match your travel style and budget.  

Seville Hostels: Quick Overview

Seville Hostels
Hostel location map via Hostelworld

Seville has around 20 hostels and most of them are very well-rated so you shouldn’t have much of an issue finding somewhere to sleep. However, during Seville’s busy season (April-June) prices can get a little high but then are much more reasonable the rest of the year—remember, the middle of summer is Seville’s low season.

Expect to pay at least €23-€46/night in the busy season and €20-€30/night the rest of the year.

Furthermore, Seville has quite a few festivals during the spring so hostel prices skyrocket during those times. 

Check Hostelworld to get prices for your exact dates.

More Info About Hostels in Seville

  • Book Early For Best Prices: The best hostels in Seville do sell out quickly so you’ll be stuck with less desirable if you wait until the last minute — especially during the busy season. 
  • Dorm Room Bed Configuration: Expect hostel dorm rooms to have anywhere from 4 to 12+ beds. In general, the cheapest beds are in the rooms with the most beds.  
  • Private Rooms: Most hostels will have a couple of private rooms. These can be for two people (either a single bed or two beds) but some private rooms have three-five beds (for groups traveling together). Private rooms are a little expensive but it’s a nice option if you want a little more privacy. 
  • Female-Only Dorms: Most hostels have at least one female-only dorm room. 
  • Hostel Location: Brussels does have a few rough spots so be sure to read the reviews to make sure your hostel is located in a neighborhood that you’ll feel comfortable staying in.
  • Hostel Vibes: Seville is a city with solid nightlife so you’ll find a handful of party hostels as well as more laidback places. So make sure your travel style matches up with the hostel’s vibe. 
  • Look For Extras: Some hostels offer free breakfast, some have self-catering kitchens, some organize walking tours or other events, etc. These little extra things can truly add to the overall experience so keep those in mind when booking. 
  • Check-In Times and Cleaning Times: Most hostels have late check-in times (around 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.) but nearly all will let you store your bags if you arrive before check-in.
  • New To Hostels? Check out our Guide To Hostels in Europe to learn everything you need to know about finding the perfect hostel.

The Best Hostels in Seville: Our Top Picks

Hostels in Seville

So what separates good hostels from great hostels? It’s a few big things and a bunch of little things. Below are the criteria that we use to rank and judge which hostels we stay in.  

How We Rank Hostels

  • Overall Quality: We try taking a holistic look at the hostel to see the positives and negatives. Our goal is to find amazing hostels that are still affordable.
  • Location: We point out if the hostels are in a good part of town and near the highlights. 
  • Price: We try to filter out the super-expensive hostels to help find the best price-to-quality ratio.
  • Vibe/Atmosphere: Every hostel has a personality. Some are party hostels and some are quiet. We try to note the atmosphere so you can find a place to stay that matches your travel style.
  • Past Guest Reviews: Every guest has a different experience so we look at the good and the bad. We suggest you take a few minutes to read prior reviews.

We encourage you to check out Hostelworld to do a bit of searching for yourself.

La Banda Rooftop Hostel Seville

La Banda Rooftop Hostel
La Banda Rooftop Hostel

La Banda Rooftop Hostel is not only one of the best hostels in Seville, but it also has stunning views of the cathedral from its rooftop terrace (complete with a solid bar). This is a cool hostel with an actual “backpackers” vibe (i.e. it doesn’t feel like a corporate chain that is becoming all too common these days). 

They put on a ton of events to keep the place social and lively like live flamenco shows, bar crawls, live DJs, and more. The hostel also has an excellent self-catering kitchen and the staff does a great job of keeping the hostel clean. 

Hostel One Catedral Hostel Seville

Hostel One Catedral Hostel | Seville Hostels
Hostel One Catedral

Hostel One Catedral is another great hostel part of the Hostel One chain and it’s the most popular hostel in Seville. This place is excellent all around. Rooftop terrace? Check. Awesome building? Check. Smack-dab in the middle of town? Yep. Free dinners and snacks? You betcha. 

This place is super social and has the best-rated atmosphere in Seville so you will meet other travelers. It can get a tad noisy at night but it’s not a party hostel. 

One guest said it’s like the “Ritz of hostels” and I think that’s a pretty good way to sum it up. 

Oasis Backpackers’ Palace Hostel

Oasis Backpackers Palace Hostel
Oasis Backpackers’ Palace Sevilla

Oasis Backpackers’ Palace Sevilla is a truly excellent and award-winning hostel that’s located in the heart of the city. It has a lovely rooftop terrace complete with a small pool. They also have a nice bar, a self-catering kitchen, and plenty of lounge areas so this is a very social hostel — which means it is great for solo travelers and people looking to hang out with other travelers. That said, this is not a party hostel but it is laid-back and chill (so you can actually get some sleep).

Oasis Backpackers also organizes free walking tours, pub crawls, and other events to help keep the mood friendly. The staff also gets great reviews for being nice and doing a great job of keeping the hostel super clean. 

They offer everything from dorm rooms to private rooms so this is a good place for almost any travel style.

Oasis Backpackers’ Hostel

Oasis Backpackers' Hostel Sevilla
Oasis Backpackers’ Hostel Sevilla

Oasis Backpackers’ Hostel Sevilla is the sister hostel of Oasis Backpacker’s Palace so it offers many of the same amenities like a rooftop terrace with a pool, an onsite bar, plenty of lounge space, a nice self-catering kitchen, and super friendly staff. It’s a social hostel but it isn’t a party hostel. 

The employees also cook up a homemade meal every night for a small fee. The staff also does a nice job of keeping the place very clean and they’re always up to help share their favorite things about Seville. There is also a simple free breakfast.

Hostel One Centro Seville

Hostel One Centro
Hostel One Centro

Hostel One Centro is part of the well-rated Hostel One chain of hostels that you’ll find throughout Europe. This hostel receives rave reviews for just about everything — the location is excellent, the staff is helpful, the hostel is kept very clean, and there is a very social atmosphere. 

They have a self-catering kitchen but they also offer free snacks and dinners. They also help organize free walking tours and pub crawls. So this is a great hostel for solo travelers and people looking to interact with fellow travelers. That said, it might be a bit lively at night so expect a bit of noise.  

Black Swan Seville Hostel

Black Swan Hostel Seville
Black Swan Hostel Sevilla

Black Swan Hostel Sevilla is another beautiful hostel that is well-loved by former guests. They do a nice job of creating a friendly and social atmosphere so meeting fellow travelers is easy—especially at the garden patio or the roof terrace. They also do nice things like providing free dinners and organizing a Flamenco show. 

The beds are comfortable. The hostel is clean. And the location is excellent. What’s not to love?!

Triana Backpackers Seville Hostel

The Triana Backpackers’ Hostel in Seville is a beautiful hostel with amazing tilework throughout the property and a great rooftop. It’s also located in the hip Triana neighborhood so you’re surrounded by fun nightlife but you’re only about a 15-minute walk to the touristy center of Seville.

Triana Backpackers’ Hostel is a chilled hostel so it’s better for travelers looking for a quiet, relaxing stay.

Seville hostel photos from La Banda Rooftop Hostel, Hostel One Seville, Oasis Backpackers Sevilla, Black Swan Hostel Sevilla

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