The best Miami hostels are those that offer budget-oriented, yet sociable accommodations where guests can rent a bed in a dormitory while sharing a bathroom or choose private rooms with private bathrooms without skimping on necessary amenities.
Freehand Miami Hostel and Hotel
The Freehand Miami Hostel and Hotel is a spacious and stylish hostel at 2727 Indian Creek Drive with an excellent location only two blocks from the beach. The beds are comfortable, there are individual bathrooms, the facilities are clean, and the staff is very friendly and helpful. There is a huge outdoor common area with a swimming pool. It is charming with candles lit at night and a great atmosphere. The superb mixologist bar has fantastic cocktails in addition to serving delicious food and gives a great place to meet other travelers and locals who gather at the bar at night. There is a market right down the street if you don't want to spend money at a restaurant. This hostel is less than a block from a major bus station if you want to get to Miami Beach attractions.
Deco Walk Hostel
In the Art Deco district of Miami Beach, Deco Walk Hostel is the only oceanfront hostel on South Beach and is surrounded by clubs, bars, and restaurants. The Rooftop Lounge with a bar is open until 5:00 a.m.! There is also a Jacuzzi, large beds on a sun-bathing deck, outdoor furniture, a pool table, a ping pong table, televisions, onsite ATM, and valet parking. The staff will be happy to get you VIP access to Miami’s hottest clubs after you perhaps attend the pre-parties at their lounge where there is karaoke every Tuesday.
The Miami Hostel is an excellent hostel at 810 Alton Road has spacious and clean rooms with a bathroom, a locker, a hospitable staff, a large bar, a community room, nice open air places to chat with people, and good security. Included in the price are three meals a day of a small breakfast, usually a sandwich for lunch, and a tasty dinner of perhaps pasta, pizza, or chicken with rice or mashed potato. The location is only a 10 to 15 minute walk to the beach, or you can take a bus in front of the hostel.
Miami Beach International Traveler's Hostel
Located at 236 - 9th Street, Miami Beach, the Miami Beach International Traveler's Hostel has air conditioned rooms and every room has its own bathroom. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided. For breakfast there are different cereals, muffins, jam, Nutella, and beverages. Lunch is pasta with veggies, meat served cold, or hot dogs. Dinner is usually chicken with rice and a spicy sauce. This is the perfect location for "party animals" because the nightclubs are within walking distance, and, during the day, it is less than five minutes to the beach. The hostel puts on its own parties every night with a keg of beer or a cocktail keg, or arrangements can be made to go to a first-stop bar with inexpensive drinks followed by a visit to one of the night clubs.