The Top 10 Best Hostels in Malta: Cheap and Comfortable

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Looking for hostels in Malta, just to have a cheap place to crash or to chill with like-minded travellers while exploring Malta and Gozo?

Here are the options for some of the best hostels you can find when looking for accommodation in Malta.

1) Hostel Jones

  • Location: Northern side of Sliema, within walking distance of St. Julian’s and Paceville (nightlife)
  • Pros: Trendy place (+ art everywhere), good facilities, clean, comfortable, friendly hosts
  • Cons: Very popular, hard to find availability
  • Price indication (high season): £40 / €45 per night

2) Two Pillows Boutique Hostel

  • Location: Southern side of Sliema, close to the ferries (ferry to Valletta, boat trips to Gozo and Comino)
  • Pros: Modern design, clean and comfortable (Aircon – great for summer)
  • Cons: Comfort comes with a slightly bigger price tag
  • Price indication (high season): Varies – between £50-90 / €55-100 per night

3) Granny’s Inn Hostel

  • Location: In the quiet centre of Sliema. Full of character, easy to reach public transport
  • Pros: Gets the basics right and offers a comfortable stay
  • Cons: Basic interiors
  • Price indication (high season): From £43 / €49 per night

4) Boho Hostel

  • Location: In the heart of St. Julian’s
  • Pros: Bright colourful interiors, comfortable lodging, close to nightlife centre of Paceville
  • Cons: Not the best location to access public transport
  • Price indication (high season): From £40 / €45 per night

5) Hostel Malti

  • Location: Near Balluta Bay at St. Julian’s, close to Sliema
  • Pros: Often cheapest rates, comfortable and clean, super helpful staff
  • Cons: Not the roomiest place, but definitely not cramped either.
  • Price indication (high season): From £32 / €36 per night

6) Inhawi Hostel

  • Location: Near Balluta Bay at St. Julian’s, close to Sliema. Easy access to public transport.
  • Pros: Clean, tastefully furnished, breakfast included, helpful staff. Pool, AC – great value
  • Cons: Ask for a room in advance. Basement dorm room not great.
  • Price indication (high season): From £40 / €46 per night

7) Egali Hostel Malta

  • Location: In the heart of Malta’s nightlife centre Paceville (part of St. Julian’s).
  • Pros: Perfect for nightlife, modern and recently opened.
  • Cons: Possibly the worst choice if you want a quiet place.
  • Price indication (high season): From £49 / €56 per night

8) Marco Polo

  • Location: In a quiet side street of nightlife centre Paceville
  • Pros: No frills, relaxed environment with stylish interiors and good hygiene + comfort
  • Cons: Not the nicest neighbourhood (although safe), and not a quiet place if that’s your thing
  • Price indication (high season): From £53 / €60 per night

9) Hostel Med

  • Location: On the edge of St. Julian’s in a fairly quiet neighbourhood but still close to Paceville
  • Pros: Very nice interiors, comfortable and fairly new. Gets great reviews.
  • Cons: Nothing special about location and not very well connected with public transport
  • Price indication (high season): From £40 / €46 per night

10) Valletta Boutique Living Hostel

  • Location: In a nice part of Valletta, away from the hustle and bustle but everything within reach.
  • Pros: Classical Maltese house but refurbished and offering all you need.
  • Cons: Little natural light, likely to be particularly cold during the winter months. Reasonable rates for location but pricey for some.
  • Price indication (high season): From £69 / €78 per night

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