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El Nogal Home - Málaga - Bedroom
El Nogal Home
8.2 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Urban Jungle Hostel - Málaga - Bedroom
The Urban Jungle Hostel
8.2 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hostal Vidamia
8.1 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Lights Hostel
8.1 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
The Lights Suites
8.1 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Málaga City
8.1 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Welcome Hostel
8.3 Very good
Free Wi-Fi

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Top tips for finding Málaga hostel deals

  • If you would like to stay in Málaga hostels that are suitable for families with young children, then we recommend staying at the Hostel Bellavista Playa Málaga. The hostel has a beachfront and a fitness centre to keep your family entertained throughout the day, and their family rooms allow you all the privacy with your family that you need. There are children’s books, DVDs and music available at the hostel if you are looking for some down time with your kids, and the TV channels have children’s’ networks too. The hostel offers children’s meals and have highchairs available upon request to make sure that everyone is comfortable at dinner time.
  • If you are interested in finding Málaga hostels that are accessible for guests with reduced mobility or disabilities, then we suggest staying at the Toc Hostel Málaga. The hostel is well located within Málaga, and is only 0.17 miles from the Picasso Museum and the Sagrario Church. The hostel has wheelchair accessible accommodation units and lifts to connect to all floors of the building. The bathrooms come with adapted baths and lowered sinks and there are some that come with roll-in showers, allowing everyone to feel welcome and comfortable during their stay in Málaga.
  • If you are looking for Málaga hostels that are centrally based in the city, then we recommend staying at the Málaga Centro Hostel. It is ideal if you plan on travelling solo as it has a shared lounge and kitchen with board games available to play for free. It is only a 5-min walk to the city centre and the Picasso Museum is only 0.66 miles away. The Cervantes Theatre is only 0.66 miles away as well, and the Sagrario Church is 0.6 miles from the hostel, so if you stay here, you are perfectly located to go and visit some of the most culturally and historically prominent sites in the city.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Málaga, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Málaga in November and October.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Málaga if you stay on a Thursday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Monday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Málaga hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Málaga found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $52, while the most expensive was $150.

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