Best Salt Lake City hostels

Top tips for finding the perfect Salt Lake City hostel

  • There are a few hostels in Salt Lake City within 2 mi of the city center, where there are many places of interest such as the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Clark Planetarium, and Brigham Young Historic Park. The grid layout of Salt Lake City makes it easy to explore by car or on foot, and there is a comprehensive public transportation system that includes buses, a light rail system, and a commuter train network for longer distances. Also, you should know that buses and light rail are free within the downtown area.
  • Avenues Hostel on F Street in The Avenues district is a couple of blocks away from Central City and also within a mile of the Utah State Capitol building, the Salt Lake Temple, and Clark Planetarium. Accommodations here range from dorm rooms with shared baths to private rooms with en-suite bathrooms. If you stay at this affordable hostel in Salt Lake City, you will find the 3rd Avenue Bus only a block or so away on E Street, which will take you past places like Einstein Bros Bagels and Saffron Valley East India Café.
  • A no-frills hostel in Salt Lake City is Camelot Inn & Hostel on West 800 South, where there are several private rooms and dorm rooms that sleep up to four people. Located near the Central City/Liberty Wells district, this hostel is within 10 min of Salt Lake City International Airport, or you can take the UTA Route 50 Bus from the airport into the city. Some of the city’s major attractions to explore include the Salt Palace Convention Center and Temple Square, while Vertical Diner is an inexpensive place to eat.
  • A few doors down from Camelot Inn & Hostel is SLC Hostel, a recent addition to the hostels in Salt Lake City. Here you can choose between private, double, and 8-bed dorm rooms, which are suitable for small groups visiting the city. The light rail (TRAX) is a short walk away, as is International Peace Gardens and Liberty Park; meanwhile, Proper Burger and Kiitos Brewing are places to get some refreshments.

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