Ensenada Backpacker Hostel

In the middle of the action, Ensenada Backpacker is a great place to stay if you want a home base right in Ensenada. The cantinas and discotecas are right nearby, from Mango Mango to Papas & Beer. It's a great option also if you're traveling without a car -- it's a short distance from the bus stationt to the hostel, free pickup is available, and there is plenty to keep you busy in the city during your stay. The hostel staff can help you organize harbor tours or surf trips to San Miguel.

The hostel is small, clean, and safe, and can get busy during special events in Ensenada. Make sure to book ahead!

Dormitory beds are four or six to a room. Linens are included. Bathrooms are shared and include hot showers. A small kitchen with free drinking water, cooking supplies, and appliances is also available for use. Special rates are available for long stays and large groups.

Other features: English spoken, free WiFi and computers, bike rentals, surf equipment rentals.


  • $18 USD (or 230 pesos) per dormitory bed per night.
  • For 3 or more people booking together: $15 USD (or 200 pesos) per dormitory bed per night.

Location details: The hostel is located in downtown Ensenada, which is 80 miles south of the US/Mexico border along the Transpeninsular Highway.

Getting there:

  • ABC bus from Tijuana - Every half hour, approximately. Cost ~135 pesos.
  • Free pickup available from the bus station depending on availability.
  • Address : 1429 Calle Segunda (2), between Ave. Floresta and Calle Guadalupe

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