Welcome to one of the most romantic cities in the world! With everything Venice is known for, from the canals and gondolas to the art and cuisine, you don’t want to be the one who blows their budget before experiencing all of Venice. To make sure that doesn’t happen, here is our list of the best hostels in Venice so you can have a high-quality stay for a good value.
Quick Answer: The Best Hostels in Venice
- Overall Best Hostel in Venice: A&O Venice Mestre
- Best Hostel for Solo Travelers in Venice: We_Crociferi
- Best Cheap Hostel in Venice: PLUS Camping Jolly
- Best Hostel for Couples in Venice: Generator Venice
- Best Party Hostel in Venice: PLUS Camping Jolly
Dimora Il Veliero Romantico
Overlooking a lovely channel, Dimora Il Veliero Romantico puts you in an ideal location that won’t bust your budget. The historic Santa Croce neighborhood is perfect for sightseeing and photography. One of the friendliest hosts you’ll find, Caterina is an expert on the area if you need help perfecting your itinerary. She will lead you to your room, which has gorgeous hardwood floors, a private bathroom, a fridge, and even a TV. A stay at Dimora Il Veliero Romantico will be a great addition to your time in Venice.
Historic character and contemporary design combine to create Generator Venice. If you want to stay away from the hoards of tourists, Generator tops the list of the best hostels in Venice for you. Sitting right on the waterfront, it’s located on the island of Giudecca, away from the bustle of the city. When you want to explore Venice, you’re only one vaporetto stop to Piazza San Marco. Generator Venice prides itself on its social atmosphere, so whether you’re at the bar or in one of the common areas, you’re sure to make new friends. Offering you a comfy bed, tasty cafe, views of St. Mark’s Square, and more, this award-winning hostel guarantees you a fun stay in Venice.
Housed in a 12th-century monastery, We_Crociferi will give you an amazing stay in the energetic Cannaregio district. The modern rooms were designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. You have the option of a dorm, twin room, studio, or apartment, so no matter if you’re traveling alone or with a group, We_Crociferi has the perfect room for you and your travel buddies. When it’s time to eat, their restaurant and coffee bar allow you to enjoy meals and cocktails before and after you hit the streets of Venice. With a friendly staff that will ensure you have a nice stay, it’s hard to beat a stay at We_Crociferi.
Haven Hostel San Toma
Haven Hostel San Toma continually makes the list of the best hostels in Venice because of its location. You’ll be right in the middle of the San Polo district, and just a short walk from the Grand Canal. In addition to its location, the staff will also make Haven Hostel San Toma one of your favorite hostels. Whether you want to know about the hidden gems of Venice, where to eat, or where to party, the reception team is at your service 24/7. After a fun day exploring the city, their terrace is the perfect place for you to wind down for the evening. You’ll quickly fall in love with Haven Hostel San Toma’s authentic Venetian atmosphere and all it has to offer.
A&O Venice Mestre
A stay at A&O Venice Mestre gives you everything you could want from a hostel. It’s super modern and offers you thoughtful additions like flat-screen TVs in the rooms and a projector in the lobby showing news, daily bar specials, and more. In the morning they have a breakfast buffet available, and they will even send you off with a packed lunch if you’d like! Along with tasty drinks, you can also get pizza, sandwiches, and snacks from the bar. Want to ride around Venice? Bike rentals are available on-site. With everything you could want at a fantastic value, A&O Venice Mestre easily highlights this list of the best hostels in Venice.
PLUS Camping Jolly
You can truly “have it your way” at PLUS Camping Jolly. Take your pick of a dorm, twin room, double room, bungalow, mobile home, or house tent for your stay in Venice. When you want to see the sights, they have a private shuttle that will get you to the city centre in ten minutes. If you decide to stay in, you’re guaranteed to have a great time. They have a restaurant, bar, pool, supermarket, and more all on-site for your convenience and fun. Their restaurant is open all day, so you can get ice cream, pizzas, salads, and more whenever your heart desires. An ideal base for exploring Venice, you’ll love your time spent at PLUS Camping Jolly.
Even though it’s technically not one of the best hostels in Venice, Camping Rialto is definitely one of the best campgrounds in Venice because of its location and all that it has to offer. With a public bus stop right in front of the campsite, you’ll easily get to the city in only ten minutes or less. Chalets and bungalow-tents are only a couple of the accommodation choices you’ll have here, all of which are guarantee a comfortable stay at a great price. A pizzeria, bar, and market are all on-site for you to grub on after seeing the sights. At the end of the day, when you’re sitting on their terrace overlooking the garden, you’ll know you made the right choice by choosing Camping Rialto.
Under the same management for the last 45 years, the staff at Camping Fusina ensures your every need is met during your time in Venice. Whether you need to be picked up or dropped off at Venice Mestre train station, Treviso Airport or Venice Marco Polo Airport, Camping Fusina has you covered with their shuttle services. As for the campsite, you’ll love it as it sits on the edge of the Venetian Lagoon at the mouth of the Brenta River. Among all the facilities they offer, their beer garden remains a fan favorite as you can meet new people while you enjoy a delicious cocktail and scrumptious appetizers. There’s no better place to be than Camping Fusina.
It’s time for you to join the family at Camping Serenissima. They made our list of the best hostels in Venice because they offer you a quiet and comfy stay at an unbeatable price. We know you’ve come to expect a restaurant, bar, and pizzeria at Venice’s campgrounds, and they do have those, but Camping Serenissima stands out above the rest as they’ve added thoughtful additions like a group kitchen, bike rentals, and a playground for all of the big kids :) Mobile homes, cabins, bungalows, and dorms are prepared for you to have the best sleep of your life. A beautiful place to connect with nature while you’re in Venice, Camping Serenissima is sure to put a smile on your face.
The great thing about the best hostels in Venice is that they all have different personalities, and one of them is calling your name. Don’t fight it, just book it :) You won’t regret it! Buon viaggio!!!
This list is based on our personal experiences and/or reviews online. If you own a hostel in Venice, Italy that you would like to add to this list, email us at contact(at)roadaffair(dot)com with the subject: Best Hostels in Venice.