Best Places for Backpackers in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

Enjoy backpacking around Lake Atitlan, Guatemala without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

This Travel Lake Atitlan image comes from unsplash.com, photographer : John Cameron

Top 10 hostels in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

These are the 10 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

1
Posada Schumann

94 /100

Guest Rating

Posada Schumann

The Posada was constructed in 1996, and is one of the first proper hotels in San Marcos La Laguna. Family owned and operated, we are proud to be one of the few remaining Guatemalan establishments with an almost 100% indigenous staff. Posada Schumann boasts a lakefront property with our very own pri...
Posada Schumann is a hostel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

2
Dreamboat Hostel

93 /100

Guest Rating

Dreamboat Hostel

What do you look for in a hostel? Imagine you walk into a hostel and someone comes over to you, shakes your hand and introduces you to a table filled with people that are actually talking to 1 another. Then you have a look at the bar prices and see its 10Q Brahva's all day everyday. You sit down...
Dreamboat Hostel is a hostel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

3
Mikaso Hotel y Restaurante

91 /100

Guest Rating

Mikaso Hotel y Restaurante

Built by the edge of the lake Atitlan, Mikaso Hotel offers you dorms & private rooms, some with view on Lake Atitlán. Ideal for solo traveler, couple or family. Mikaso hotel offer to its guests free wi-fi, free filtered water, free pool table, a well-equipped kitchen, a concierge desk with mult...
Mikaso Hotel y Restaurante is a hotel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

4
Eco-Hostel Mayachik

89 /100

Guest Rating

Eco-Hostel Mayachik

MayAchik is an eco-hotel located in San Juan La Laguna, Lake Atitlan where you can enjoy a peaceful retreat in a natural environment. Discover our range of private rooms and our spacious economic dorm, energy efficient and built from ecological materials. All bungalows have comfortable beds, free t...
Eco-Hostel Mayachik is a hostel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

5
La Iguana Perdida

88 /100

Guest Rating

La Iguana Perdida

Come join us under the volcanoes! La Iguana Perdida has been an oasis on the shores of Lake Atitlán for over twenty years now offering memories to travellers both young and old while maintaining commitment to community, the environment, and the betterment of our village of Santa Cruz La Laguna. We’r...
La Iguana Perdida is a hostel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

6
Free Cerveza

88 /100

Guest Rating

Free Cerveza

We are Free Cerveza - a fun glamping hostel located right on the beautiful shores of Lake Atitlan. Our awesome lakefront property overlooks 3 of Central America’s most famous volcanoes - San Pedro, Atitlan and Toliman. You can sunbake and swim off of our private docks, take out our kayak for a littl...
Free Cerveza is a campsite in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

7
Mr. Mullet

86 /100

Guest Rating

Mr. Mullet's

Mr. Mullet’s dorms are perfect for travelers! With our dormitory choices of 4 beds, 6 beds, and 8 beds, all at the same low price, you can choose whatever one suits your needs. In each dorm we have backpack sized lockers for all of your belongings, plus power outlets, and lights for each bed....
Mr. Mullet's is a hostel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

8
Hostel del Lago

83 /100

Guest Rating

Hostel del Lago

"Hostel Del Lago is a vibrant, social, family run hostel on the shore of Lake Atitlan in San Marcos La Laguna. The hostel has a private beach with a large dock to relax on, a lakeside sauna that is lit every night, a large roofed restaurant/bar, a yoga platform with classes throughout the day, and a...
Hostel del Lago is a hostel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

9
Casa Felipe San Pedro la Laguna

82 /100

Guest Rating

Casa Felipe San Pedro la Laguna

Welcome to Casa Felipe San Pedro la Laguna after a renovation! It´s a fresh beginning! We´ve just finished renovation in Casa Felipe to improve each aspect of your stay. From now on you can be sure that spending time here will be a pure pleasure. We take perfect care not only of our guest but...
Casa Felipe San Pedro la Laguna is a hostel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

10
Hostel Fe

79 /100

Guest Rating

Hostel Fe

Wake up to a stunning view of Lake Atitlan, and enjoy a delicious breakfast in our restaurant. Hostel Fe is famous for its great location and a lively friendly social vibe, so its a great place to meet fellow travelers and make new friends. We have 10 private rooms that have recently been complet...
Hostel Fe is a hostel in Lake Atitlan. Check Hostelworld for prices.

Check Hostelworld.com

Things to see and do while backpacking in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

If you're already planning to visit Lake Atitlan, Guatemala - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala Travel Guides

Leave a Comment...

Have you visited Lake Atitlan, Guatemala and have something to add to our Best Hostels listing?

Fill in the form below to leave a comment or ask a question about Lake Atitlan, Guatemala...