We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

X Hostel Alicante

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
X Hostel Alicante
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Add Photo Write a Review

88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 71: English reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nick, Federico, and the rest of the crew were awesome! Best Hostel I've been to! I highly recommend to anyone heading to Alicante. Great atmosphere, also close to the beach, supermarkets and train station. Workers- 10/10 Cleanliness- 10/10

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Codytancref
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

X hostel Alicante is by far one of the best hostels I've stayed in. Very clean, great communal areas, amazing staff who made me feel so welcome and were so helpful - thanks so much to Rosie, Verity, Stacey and Joni! Great bunch of girls who are so good at their jobs, nothing was too much to ask of them!...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank K-lee M
Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The staff at this hostel welcomed me warmly, and the combined efforts of all the people working there made me feel like part of a big family. The hostel is a fun place to stay. Through the ambience and the arranged activities, there are many opportunities to meet people, and Alicante offered endless opportunities to relax and enjoy life. There...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MJagger
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I was in this hostel for 3 days and it was really great! The staff are very friendly and helping when ever thers a problem, they mad me feel like its a big famly. The hostel facilities was in good condishen and clean. The happy hour in the hostel bar was verry GOOD!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Tal B
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to X Hostel in Alicante twice now, extending my stay each time. The couple who run the hostel are very friendly, welcoming and have a lot of awesome advice about the city. The best part about X is the rooftop bar. Everyone having dinner up there together is always the highlight and if you travel solo, you are...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank mb0w
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with 8 friends. Everything from start to finish was great, easy to book & pay online, really helpful leading up to our visit & whilst there, great help with taxis etc too. Nice set up with good bathrooms & spacious rooms. Great little roof bar too with cheap and delicious booze! Thanks to everyone there...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Samuel C
Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel is probably our favourite so far out of our 8 months of travels! Loved the small hostel vibe. Everyone was friendly and staff helped to bring people together every night which made it a really fun atmosphere! Awesome happy hour specials, so nice that they're not trying to rip you off constantly like a lot of big hostels....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank elw29
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

My weekend at X hostel was amazing! My only regret was that I didn't stay longer. The vibes there were one of a kind, everyone that stayed there were great people and the employees were so kind it really made you feel at home. I really didn't know what to expect when I first got to Alicante, my brother had...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Benfmurphy
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed for three nights in a room with eigth beds. we loved the rooftop lounge were you can meet everybody and enjoy cheap shots and sangria freshly made :) the bathrooms were fine, and you could allways find a free one a any time. Furthermore: 15min to the beach, restaurants and bars. nice walk to the Castle. you can...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Steven W
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is a laid back hostel with cool and friendly staff. We were here for 1 night. The rooms, washrooms and halls etc. are a little old fashioned though. The location is good, but then Alicante is a small town. It is a nice one to spend a night or two.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Akshat D

29 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (16)
Viewed
Other (16)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (13)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Alicante hotels
B&B Hotel Alicante
#23 of 49 in Alicante
356 reviews
Hospes Amerigo
#1 of 49 in Alicante
1,281 reviews
Ensanche Diputación
Abba Centrum Hotel
Abba Centrum Hotel
#2 of 49 in Alicante
668 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
AC Hotel Alicante
#8 of 49 in Alicante
698 reviews
Centro
Eurostars Lucentum
Eurostars Lucentum
#6 of 49 in Alicante
922 reviews
Hotel Castilla Alicante
#11 of 49 in Alicante
473 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only true Backpackers Hostel in the dynamic city of Alicante and the proud winner of the 2014 Certificate of Excellence! X Hostel is strategically located in the heart of the city with supermarket, restaurants, pubs, 24 hour shop, train station, pharmacy, tram stop, and airport bus stop all within a 5 minute walk to the hostel. We are in a quiet neighborhood just far enough from the noise but close enough to walk to all that Alicante has to offer. Alicante has year round warm weather, beautiful sandy beaches, and an amazing and unmistakably Spanish nightlife that is sure to surprise. Join us for one of our weekly pub crawls which takes you on an unforgettable night through the narrow streets of El Barrio, the historic center. Whether you are looking to party, relax, recharge, or meet other travelers, X Hostel Alicante is your destination of choice. We are not your average hostel. We are unique and honored in saying that together with our affiliate and sister hostels located in Bulgaria and Romania we have over two hundred past guests that have an X tattoo. As amazing as that sounds, it just goes to show the bonds, friendships, and memories formed at X Hostel. Tired of the usual holiday? Why wait? Come join the X Hostel family and have the time of your life making new friends. Special features include: ~ Fully equipped self-service kitchen with oven and stove tops. ~Complimentary breakfast served in the kitchen every morning (toast, jam, butter, nutella, coffee, & tea) *Available Nov. thru March Only* ~ Rooftop terrace great for relaxing, having drinks, or simply enjoying the sunshine ~ Large casual common room great for meeting other travelers. ~ Owned and operated by experienced travelers. ~ Free WiFi and Free internet computer usage in the common room. ~ Linen included ~ Book swap ~ Multi-lingual staff ~ No curfew (Reception closes at midnight) Check in: 2:00 PM Check out: 11:30 AM Reception Hours: 9 AM till Midnight (No reception available after Midnight) Credit Cards Accepted Cancellation Policy: Please notify us via email at least 72 hours in advance of arrival date. If cancellation is received within 72 hours of arrival date, you will be automatically charged for one nights stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about X Hostel Alicante

Address: Calle Tucuman 28, 03005 Alicante, Spain
Region: Spain > Valencian Country > Province of Alicante > Costa Blanca > Alicante > Ensanche Diputación
Price Range: $17 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your X Hostel Alicante reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
x Hostel Alicante Hotel Alicante
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from X Hostel Alicante staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from X Hostel Alicante staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“No lift so travel light”
 of 5 bubbles debbielou132, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Best views!”
 of 5 bubbles flaviam525, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Bring a padlock if you want a locker! (Although they are available for rent if not)”
 of 5 bubbles christinaw248, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Obviously, if you want privacy dont get a dorm bed :)”
 of 5 bubbles saratravel77, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“Any room- all floors have toilets and shower facilites!”
 of 5 bubbles pauloissa, 5 Feb 2014 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay