9 January, 2023
Hostinger is one of our top picks for web hosting. It offers five Minecraft server hosting plans. Hostinger offers mod support, full root accessibility, DDoS protection, and automatic off-site backups. It also provides 99.9% uptime. Pricing differences can be attributed to the different RAM or vCPU hardware options. Plans start at $9 per month for 2GB RAM and 2 CPU Hardware, and go up to $8 a month for 8GB RAM and 8 CPU Hardware for $30 each month.
Hostinger is located in Lithuania so it doesn't have a BBB Page (which only addresses businesses based in the USA). Hostinger has a TrustPilot rating 4.4 out 5 with over 2,000 reviews.
MCProHosting offers nine Minecraft server hosting packages. Prices range from $8 per month for 1 GB RAM with 25 player slots, to $100 per month for 32 GB RAM with unlimited slots. Each plan comes with unlimited storage, DDoS protection, and worldwide server locations. Six plans are available for Minecraft server hosting: Bedrock edition. Prices range from $1.49 per month for 10 slots up to $15 per month for unlimited slots.
MCProHosting offers a huge benefit: Six of its Java or Bedrock plans can be tried for free for seven days.
MCProHosting is rated A+ by the BBB and has a TrustPilot rating rating of 4.8 out 5 with over 5,000 reviews.
Shockbyte is a provider of game server hosting plans. There are 12 options available, and you can also create a custom plan. The options range from $2.50 per month for 1GB RAM and 20 slots (the amount of space on a server that is available to players) up to $40 per month for 16GB RAM with unlimited slots. All plans include 100% uptime and DDoS protection.
Shockbyte is located in Australia so there is no BBB page. It does however have a TrustPilot rating at 4.4 out 5 and more than 3,000 reviews.
GGServers offers eight Minecraft server hosting plans. Each plan comes with the option of premium or standard.
Standard plans include DDR4 2133MHz RAM, 3.2-4GHz CPU, 400 MB/s R/W SSD, and DDR4 2133MHz RAM. You can also add a MySQL database or unlimited slots for $2 more per month. Access to all nine server locations is not available. Premium plans include DDR4 2400MHz RAM, 4.4-5GHz CPU, 2500+ Mb/s r/w SSD and the MySQL database. You also have unlimited slots and access to all nine servers worldwide. Both plans include an instant activation, DDoS protection, and a free subdomain. Standard plans start at $3 per month for 1024MB RAM and 12 slots standard (or $6/month premium) and go up to $36 per month for 12288MB RAM standard (or $72/month premium).
GGServers is based out of Canada, and has no BBB page. It does however have a TrustPilot rating at 4.5 out 5 and more than 2000 reviews.
ScalaCube, another vendor that hosts game-specific servers, is also available. It offers a free Tier, which grants access to basic servers, 3GB RAM, 2×3.4GHz CPU, 30GB SSD storage, and one game server. We are hesitant to recommend free services as they often mean your data will be shared with third party advertisers. ScalaCube's privacy policies will help you decide if you are okay with the information they share.
You can also choose from nine paid plans starting at $2.50 per month for 768MB RAM, 3.4GHz CPU and 10GB SSD storage. There are also unlimited server hosting options. $96 per month is available for 32GB RAM, 8×3.4GHz CPU, 320GB SSD storage and 600 player slots. There are also Minecraft Bedrock Edition server hosting options. Prices range from $5 per month for 30 players up to $96 per month for 300 players. All Minecraft Pocket Edition plans include backup, DDoS support, multiple servers, and free web hosting, domain, and MySQL.
ScalaCube, which is based Estonia, does not have an official BBB page. It does however have a TrustPilot rating at 4.2 out 5 and more than 1000 reviews.
These Minecraft server hosts have slightly lower TrustPilot or BBB ratings than those above.
Hostwinds is another top-rated web hosting company. They also offer Minecraft server hosting starting from $5 per month. Although it has less than 500 reviews, it has an A rating from BBB.
BisectHosting offers 20 plans with the option of a premium or budget package. Budget packages start at $3 per month for 1,024MB RAM, unlimited NVMe SD and up to 12 slots. Prices go up to $95.68 per month for 32.768MB RAM and 150 spots, or up to $95.68 for a premium package that includes a total of $95.68. Premium plans cost $8 per month to $159.68 per month. They offer the same RAM amounts as budget packages, but more locations, free modpack updates, sponge install, dedicated IP address, unlimited slots, and free daily backups. The BBB rates BisectHosting as a C+. It also has a TrustPilot rating at 4.6 out 5 with over 2,000 reviews.
Apex Hosting offers Minecraft Java or Bedrock Edition servers starting from $4.49 per month. You also get a 7-day money back guarantee. Apex Hosting is accredited with an A+ rating by the BBB and a TrustPilot Rating of 4.6 out 5 despite having less than 500 reviews.
Nodecraft also offers Minecraft Java or Bedrock Edition server hosting starting at $6.49 per month. Nodecraft holds a D+ rating with the BBB, but a 4.2 out 5 TrustPilot rating. However, it has less than 1,000 reviews.
Sparked Host provides game and cloud hosting. It offers 13 Minecraft server hosting plans starting at $1.50 per month. Sparked Host is based in the US but does not have a BBB listing. Although it has a TrustPilot rating at 4.6 out 5 but less than 1,000 reviews,
PebbleHost hosts Minecraft, as well as other games and dedicated servers. You can choose from budget, premium, or extreme plans, depending on your requirements. Prices start at $4 per month. PebbleHost is located in the UK, and has no BBB page. However, it does have a TrustPilot rating at 4.3 out 5 with less than 1,000 reviews.
RAMShard offers nine Minecraft server hosting packages starting at $3 per month. It has an A+ BBB Rating and is BBB Accredited. The TrustPilot rating is 4.7 out 5 though there are less than 1,000 reviews.