Sa Pa hostels are R298/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In January is often the cheapest month to book, and in October is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Sa Pa. Our users recently found hostels for R43/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Sa Pa for R203/night or less a good deal.
Staying in a Sa Pa hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Sa Pa tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.