Hostels and Cheap Accommodation in Acapulco – all under US$50
Although the majority of travelers know Acapulco as a rather expensive destination – thanks to its glorious decades -, those who are looking for a cheap place to stay will be happy to know that the choices are pretty much unlimited. Best of all: the prices are under US$50 per person per night!
There are two major hostels in Acapulco, which pop up on all online booking systems. That obviously means you need to book well in advance if you want to stay in either one of them.
K3 Acapulco Youth Hostel is located on Costera Miguel Aleman Avenue, one of the most visited streets in the world. It’s right in the middle of everything: the night life, the beach, the fun! The prices include AC, breakfast, use of kitchenette, fridge and lockers. There are both private and shared rooms available.
During the high season, expect to pay US$19.12 per person per night in a twin private room with shared bathroom or U$15.94 per person per night in a dorm (4 persons).
Kingdom Hostel is located between the Old Acapulco and New Acapulco and stands at walking distance from the famous beaches and lovely night life. The hotel offers a swimming pool, tennis court, soccer field and a running track (close by), making it excellent for the active travelers. There are both private and shared rooms, all with AC.
During the high season, expect to pay US$40.00 per person per night in a twin private room with ensuite bathroom and US$25.00 per person per night in a dorm (4 persons) with ensuite bathroom.
Other Cheap Places to Stay
If staying in a hostel is not your cup of tea, then you can choose among the many budget hotels and villas available.
Oviedo is located in El Zocalo and offers some of the best rates in the area. The hotel is right by the sea. All rooms have cable TV, fan and private bathroom. If you want AC you will have to pay extra. There’s wi-fi in the lobby.
During the high season expect to pay US$13.94 per person in a double room (1 double bed) with ensuite bathroom and US$12.95 per person in a quadruple room with ensuite bathroom.
Villa del Angel is a perfect place to stay if you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the resorts area. The villa is located in an eco-tourist oriented area, at about 40 min north of Acapulco. All rooms have AC.
During the high season expect to pay US$40.00 per person in a double room with ensuite bathroom.
Villas La Lupita is located close to the beach and in the center of night life and restaurants area. There are 32 rooms available for the guests, all with AC, cable TV, fan and safety box. The hotel offers a swimming pool and there’s free wi-fi in the lobby.
During the high season expect to pay US$29.54 per person per night in a double room with ensuite bathroom.