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Backpacking in Las Vegas is one of the best ways to experience the sights and sounds of the city. For many visitors though, finding affordable accommodation may prove to be a challenge.

The city’s vibrant entertainment and gaming scene has contributed to the cost of accommodation significantly. For budget travelers looking for adventure in Las Vegas, nothing beats backpacking at any of the city’s hostels.

Best Las Vegas Hostels, Cheap Backpackers & Youth Lodging Deals

Hostel Cat is one of the most popular options in Las Vegas. The hostel features dorm rooms that each host between six and eight people. One of the highlights of staying at Hostel Cat is the weekly ‘Stratosphere Bar’ held every Wednesday. This provides a perfect opportunity for guests to mingle and interact with each other. The hostel also has a bar on-site for guests who love a drink.

The Las Vegas Hostel offers hotel-like accommodation with flexible rates to cater to backpackers exploring the city. Private rooms are available as well for those who would like some privacy. Some of the amenities provided include an outdoor gym and swimming pool.

Sin City Hostel is a popular option as it is located on Las Vegas Boulevard. The hostel offers shared-dorm accommodation only, allowing guests to socialize with relative ease. The hostel’s location on the iconic Las Vegas Strip reduces transport costs and makes it easier to visit popular attractions in the city.

The Tod Motor Hotel is also worth checking out. The hotel’s dorm rooms are vintage-themed, with the availability of a kitchen section and bathroom. Whether you would love to whip up your own meal, or eat out and explore the city, you will be spoilt for choice at this hotel.

Travelers Bed and Breakfast offers private rooms for backpackers and is famed for its clean rooms, while Bridger Inn hotel is strategically located in the heart of the city. The latter’s rates are considerably higher than many backpackers hostels in Las Vegas, but the hotel is preferred for its intimate rooms and tranquility.

Other hostels well suited for backpackers in Las Vegas include the Shalimar Hostel and the Travelers Vista Hostels – all perfect for budget travel.

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Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Las Vegas Travel Hub website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having visited Las Vegas many times and had the times of his life), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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