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Best Utrecht hostels

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Stayokay Hostel Utrecht - Bunnik - Bunnik - Restaurant
R1 005+
Free Wi-Fi

Utrecht hostels near the city centre

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The Studenthostel Utrecht - Utrecht - Building
Stayokay Hostel Utrecht Centrum - Utrecht - Bedroom
Stayokay Hostel Utrecht Centrum
7.9 Good
BinnenstadR2 284+
R2 284+
Strowis Hostel
8.1 Very Good
BinnenstadR1 620+
R1 620+

How much is a Utrecht hostel?

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Average price (weeknight)

R1 046

Average price (weekend night)

R1 597
Cheapest month to stay with an average 50% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 198% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Utrecht

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Utrecht hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for quality backpackers or youth accommodation, Utrecht hostels are a good bet in this famous, medieval Dutch city. Stayokay Hostel Utrecht Centrum makes the ideal choice, with its trendy decor and its convenient location. It has plenty of handy facilities, like 24-h reception and ATMs on the premises. Laundry facilities are available, and you can relax in the communal lounge bar and take your meals in the hostel’s restaurant. Alternatively, you can arrange for food to be delivered to the hostel for you. You can get a well-priced packed lunch to take with you on excursions or for when you hire a bicycle from the hostel to see the city.
  • For Utrecht hostels packed with amenities for a business trip, you can book through KAYAK at Brahms B&B. It’s right in the centre of the city, about 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from Conference Centre Vredenburg, with Conference Centre Domstad roughly 2 miles (3.3 km) away. You’ll have some basic self-catering amenities and appliances, a daily complimentary continental breakfast, plus ironing equipment to quickly touch-up a shirt before a meeting. You can arrange for food to be delivered, and a view of the city landmarks puts a cherry on top.
  • There are some great Utrecht hostels that are suitable for a private couples’ holiday, such as Strowis Hostel. The vintage decor and furniture creates a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. You’ll have access to a shared kitchen, and there’s an on-site bar and a games room as well. A shared lounge and library are among the other facilities. You can hire a bicycle to get around the city, which is one of the most popular ways that locals get around. Nearby attractions to visit include Dutch Railway Museum, which is about 0.6 miles (1 km) from the hostel, and the TivoliVredenburg landmark, which is even closer.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Utrecht, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Utrecht in February and October.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Utrecht if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Wednesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 8 days before your stay to get the best price for a Utrecht hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Amsterdam found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R1 628, while the most expensive was R1 628.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Utrecht

  • How much does a hostel cost in Utrecht?

    Hostel prices in Utrecht can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Utrecht is R132 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R129 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Utrecht?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Utrecht is R132 compared to R194 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Utrecht?

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