The idea of hostel as we know it today dates back to 1909 when their social purpose was to allow young people - with limited money - access to travel. Over a century later, things have changed. To stay in hostels does not (only) mean to save money, but to approach their typical social sharing atmosphere.
Sleeping in a hostel in Prague is convenient. Not only for the super-low prices, but also because the quality of the accommodations is undoubtedly very high. Design interiors, kind staff, parties and weekly events… a great experience!
Hostels are popular among travelers for having such a party atmosphere and for being the right place where to mingle with other international travelers. What if you could do all of this from a fantastic setting like a panoramic terrace
It's summer time – and that means it's beach time! Staying close to the vibrant city center is great, but when temperatures are high, it's probably a better idea to stay close to the beach and the calm, soft ocean breeze. That's why we've collected this list of beach hostels just for you!
Lisbon is an amazing city, but many people ignore that here you can find some of the best design hostels in Europe. We interviewed João Teixeira, marketing manager of Lisbon Destination, to understand why hostels in Lisbon are so popular.
A&O Hotel and Hostels means friendly and professional staff, the best location in the city, great value for money rates, modern facilities such as common room, fast and secure Wi-Fi connection, a bar, game room and a guarantee for the best price in the city. Read more about this successful story.
Ready to explore the wonders of the sunshine city of Lisbon? The top destination of Portugal features dozens of amazing, cosy and design-conscious hostels for you to rest your head and feet, after a busy day of exploring the city of typical bright yellow trams and the breathtaking adventures of Vasco da Cama.
Check out this low budget accommodation by HostelsClub.com to have a great ski holiday, this hostels containing a variety of facilities for everybody who loves ski, snowboard and all other winter activities!
Let's meet Astrid from WOW Hostel Amsterdam! In this revealing interview she will explain how this arty Dutch hostel has become a cultural hub in Amsterdam, where guests can enjoy fine arts, music and events.
Check out Miami this Christmas and go sunbathing and partying while staying in a trendy hostel.
Germany is an aesthetic driven country and its boutique hostels are some of the best in Europe. With an emphasis on art and design, we would like to present top 10 design hostels in Germany.
Rural Australia has so much to offer: from encounters with Australian wildlife, to wine tours and Aboriginal art experiences. Without going hours inland, base yourself in Childers and enjoy Australian countryside in an eco-friendly hostel.
We had the opportunity to interview a friend and expert in the field of tourism who answered some questions and gave us some tips for traveling in Spain and especially in Valencia.
In Peschiera del Garda there's a brand-new hostel. Opened in May 2014, Meet Garda Lake is the ideal place where to base yourself and explore one of the most beautiful areas in Italy: worldwide famous and admired Garda Lake.
Never before the border between a design hostel and a luxury hotel has been so small, many hostels today have become boutique accommodation offering amazing private rooms with luxury common areas. Enjoy our selection of modern Italian design hostels.
Kamil Hurtik is the manager of Hostel Emma and he's quite an expert about the hospitality industry. In this interview he not only provides some useful suggestions for hostel managers, but he also reveals the secrets of satisfaction with his life and his job.
An interview with the hostel manager of Smyle Inn Hostel in New Delhi, India. He revealed us how he changed his life by quitting his job and opening a backpackers hostel.
For those looking for a nice and safe accommodation in Havana, we've selected the 10 best hostels and B&B's based on real ratings and genuine suggestions by HostelsClub.com customers. All these places are therefore highly recommended by backpackers and Hostelsclub staff, and should be seriously taken into consideration.
An interview with the hostel manager of Eco Republik in Užice, Serbia. He reveals us how to start a business like his and why it's important to take care of the environment.
The Santos Express Train Lodge, “The Train” by locals, is a real train which parked 30 meters from wonderful Santos beach in Mossel Bay. Its cars haven't been on a rail for years and have become hotel/hostel rooms.
The backpacker is grown up and is looking for a new style and technical equipment on his way to explore the world. He want to have all comfort, he travels with stylish designed trolley, stays in luxury hostels and want to get the most of the trip. With Hostelsclub every Flashpacker will definitely [...]
Ireland is an emerald paradise, full of various flora upon rolling hills, and endless scenic coasts – from brilliant beaches and sandy coves to wicked and powerful looking cliffs. The air is fresh, the colors are entrancing, the scenery is immaculate, the people are brilliant and oh so nice, [...]
My hostel experience in Spain Recently, I backpacked through Spain. I visited Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Malaga, Ronda, and Sevilla. I have to say that it was one of the best trips of my life. Spain offers so much from culture to tradition, and food to entertainment. It’s [...]
Surfing and other water sports are not only cooler than most ordinary activities, but have become extremely popular as holiday activities. Whether enjoying the salty water atop a surfboard on the Ocean, doing yoga on the white sand beach or snorkeling to explore an underwater paradise, beach [...]
'Boomy' sounds, guitar riffs and wild dancing belong not only to the concert-stage. When Rock & Roll is your philosophy, it's part of your life everyday, and why wouldn't it accompany you while you're on vacation? Modern hostels and budget hotels offer “rock style” accommodations, [...]
A city break to one of the most expensive European cities doesn't have to burn a hole in your wallet. By spending a night in a hostel you will not only have such a great time and meet new friends but you will also save money! Whether it is London, Oslo or Paris – by booking with [...]
Here we are setting off for the Basque countries where a brand new San Sebastian hostel is just about to open: rumours has it that it is going to be one of the best “ hostel” news before the Summer 2012 is overAs of September 2012 Green Nest Hostel Donostia is going to become the getaway [...]
Bunk beds, drab dorms and crowed shared rooms? Forget about this prejudice about hostels: the border between hostels and a chic hotels has never been as thin as nowadays. On Hostelsclub.com you will find hostels with creative design, attractive interior and high-quality services which is simply [...]
Most avid travelers have seen Zurich at least once, perhaps only thanks to a connecting flight at the well frequented Zürich Airport. But if you decide to book a Zurich's Hostel and spend a weekend in this amazing city, HostelsClub.com has some advices how to get the most out of your time in [...]
The days of plain and basic hostels are over: today hostels are more like budget hotels offering backpackers with more service, comfort, design and a unique atmosphere. HostelsClub is proud to present backpackers with hostels and budget accommodation worldwide for every taste. Art nouveau, [...]
EURO 2012 is taking place in Poland and Ukraine from the 8th of June until the 1st of July 2012. All of Europe is looking forward to enjoying the main sporting event of the year! 16 European teams, 2 countries, 8 stations and millions of international fans – the football party is coming soon! [...]
At these rates, start planning for Spring Break or a quick getaway for a weekend. Spring is the best time to take advantage of the pre-summer flow. Hostelsclub.com has made a top 10 list of popular destination cities where you can book a dorm bed for less than 10 euro a night when staying during [...]
Hiroshima is not only famous for being the first victim of the atomic bomb, it is also a great place for sightseeing! Itsukushima shrine is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (famously called Miyajima) in Hiroshima. This shrine is listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO and [...]
2012 is packed full of sporting events and HostelsClub presents the highlights with ideas on how to plan you travel and recommends hostels to stay at if you want to enjoy all the action! Rugby fans are looking forward to the main European Rugby show from 4th February - 17th March. The Six [...]
Visiting Vermont Vermont is the 43rd biggest state in the US, bordered by New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Quebec in Canada. Although it has the second smallest population out of all the states, it is their leading producer of maple syrup! The Vermont countryside also makes a great [...]
Switzerland is a great travel destination for every backpacker who loves adventure and outdoors activities! If you fancy paragliding, canoeing, river rafting, skydiving, biking or skiing book your hostel in Switzerland and enjoy its green fields, the Alps, blue lakes and good food. Visit [...]
Are you ready for lazy days and crazy nights? Have a look at HostelsClub's Top Ten European Beach Hostels. Book a Beach Hostel with HostelsClub.com, the low budget beach resort alternative, which will save you money but not spare you of any fun!Let's start with one of the best Beach Hostels we've [...]
Are you looking for a bed for Oktoberfest?! HostesClub.com has good news for you! If you’re planning to have fun in Munich at Oktoberfest, book hostels in Munich now, you will need a place to sleep after partying in the biggest beer garden in the world — Theresienwiese! Every year to [...]
Australia, often referred as just plain Oz or Aussie, is not only just a country it's a continent of 7,617.930 sq km with only 22 million habitants. Crossing this giant continent, or taking the scenic route along the coast, by car or camper van is a popular way of travelling among backpackers, and [...]
HostelsClub.com is proud to announce the coolest and friendliest hostels in Germany for 2010, rated by you our customers. It was not easy to choose between all the great places in Germany in the 4 following categories: staff, cleanliness, position and fun factor. This year our customers added some [...]
Korean traditional houses known as “hanok” or more ancient traditional houses known as Gotaek are great options to choose when visiting Korea. Although many of the traditional houses in Korea have gradually disappeared with passing time, recently the policy of tourism of Korea is that they [...]
We wrote before about the trend of boutique hostels around the world and along with that comes the guest: the Flashpacker... The term flashpacking popped up a few years ago referring to the new generation of backpackers travelling with a lot of technical devises like laptops, iphones, and [...]
If we think about travelling to Europe, we know that popular destinations in Europe are big cities like London, Berlin, Paris, Barcelona or Rome. But more and more tourists travelling through Europe go to the Eastern part looking for new and exciting experiences. Benefits of such travel: low [...]
For the ancient Celts, Halloween was the end of the old year and the beginning of the new one, but it didn’t belong to either of them: it was a moment out of time, when past, present and future were the same thing… and anything could happen! Of course this means also that the dead, or magical [...]
Inspired by the future and space travel, or just simply having an open-minded Japanese sense of design, the first capsule hotel was made into reality thanks to the innovative architect, Kisho Kurokawa. The year was 1979 and the name of the first hotel was the Osaka Capsule Inn. The idea of capsule [...]
If you enjoy knowing you’re traveling and also making a difference, stay at one of HostelsClub’s green hostels which range in eco-friendly activities from recycling to running off only solar power!_________________________________________________________ ARGENTINABuenos Aires: Estación Buenos [...]
With warm breezes flowing over, the Baltimore harbor beckons you to come and visit one of the most unique cities in North America. And lucky you there just happens to be one of the friendliest and welcoming hostels centrally located for your convenience, HI-Baltimore. When else do you get the [...]
If you are looking for a hostel or guest house close to main tourist attractions of Jeju, you can choose from a wide range of accommodation, such as hotels, inns, hostels and home stays. Rates vary with the services and facilities provided, but staying at hostels or guest houses costs an average of [...]
Seoul has many attractions, such as the national Museum of Korea: the famous Gyeongbokgung palace, Changdeokgung palace including the Royal Botanic Garden, Jongmyo, Changgyeonggung palace, Deoksugung palace, Sungkok art Museum, Seoul Seonggwak, and the Dongdaemun fashion centre. Stroll through the [...]
Barcelona HostelsBy staying at one of our Barcelona hostels you will be following a long and interesting tradition. Barcelona has always been an enclave for artists, anarchists and adventurers, and these days Barcelona is a top international destination for backpackers. Take a bus tour to [...]
Enchantment, whimsy, love, flowers, music, beauty, paradise; are words that can only be associated with one of Europe’s most magnificent cities: Brussels. Brussels is the land of grand architecture, home to ancient historical monuments, source of the earthy Flemish music, origin of Art Noveau, [...]
If you don't suffer from claustrophobia or solitude, and still have a playful mind, you should book a bed in one of the prisons online with Hostelclub.com! The idea sounds a bit bizarre, but in many parts of the world the idea of turning the abandoned local prison to a youth hostel has been [...]
Our customers have decided that these ten hostels are the coolest and friendliest hostels in Germany. It was not easy to choose between all the great places in Germany between the 4 categories: staff, cleanliness, position and fun factor. However, thanks to the ratings and opinions sent by our [...]
For Valentine's Day Hostelsclub has brought together a list of the 7 most romantic hostels worldwide. Each year for Valentine's Day lovers exchange gifts, such as flowers and chocolates, they buy heart-shaped cards and balloons. For those who want to impress their sweetheart many restaurants [...]
It is easy to find your way in Vancouver. Beautifully located on the Pacific Ocean, the snow-capped mountains in the background dominate the northern horizon, and may well inspire dreams of adventure and wilderness. This winter, this appeal will be heard by the best athletes of the world at the [...]
The Boutique Hotel trend started in England and the US as a way to describe extra luxurious and unique hotel environment. These hotels could also be called Design Hotels and Lifestyle Hotels and the phenomena started in the 80's mainly in the major cities, London, New York, and San Francisco. The [...]
Every hostel, like every traveler, has its own unique personality. Some are party centers, some are tranquil oases from life’s stresses, and some are merely great meeting places in beautiful or interesting areas. But if you’re looking for accommodation that stands out even in the motley world [...]
Imagine Greta Garbo in all her finery. Imagine Bjorn Borg on a tennis lawn. Imagine Alfred Nobel in the making of dynamite. Imagine them in a city of whimsy, a city of soul, a city of beauty, a city of culture. Imagine them in Stockholm. Stockholm is one of the few magnificent cities of Europe [...]
Scotland Top HostelsTo help you choose the best place to stay, here is a list of Scotland’s top hostels. Scotland is one of the UK’s most beautiful countries, from the majestic highlands to its energetic cities Scotland has everything you could want! Medieval castles and cathedrals, [...]
If you are looking to expand your horizons while on vacation, visiting more than one destination simultaneously, consider border hostels. Border hostels are those lodging options that sit on the borders of 2 countries, giving you easy access to the tourist destinations offered in both locations. [...]
Thought about staying in a hostel in the famous town of Venice? Have you always dreamed of going to Venice on a romantic trip with your partner? But this has never happened because, at the time, you were either single or couldn't afford it. This is your chance to bring your partner, lover, or best [...]
Långholmens Hostel is situated on the small island Långholmen, an island about 1,5 km long, connected with a small wooden bridge to the bigger island Södermalm, perhaps the most popular neighbourhood in Stockholm City at the moment, due to it´s bohemian but trendy habitants, cafés, bars, [...]
Gotland in Sweden offers a unique combination of miles wide white beaches, Swedish countryside charm that you might have read about in novels by swedish authors like Astrid Lindgren and August Strindberg, together with a vibrating jet set nightlife in Visby that is considered Sweden´s own [...]
Many Marrakech hostels are known as riads, or ancient, elaborately decorated houses built around restful gardens. Even the more basic Marrakech hostels serve as tranquil oases from the constant activity on the bustling, exotic streets of the town. Take a desert tour from Marrakech or head to the [...]
Vilamoura is one of the biggest and most sophisticated touristic resorts of Europe and became a unique destination to live or spend holidays. Unique and surprising, Vilamoura is the perfect destination for everybody that searched for a special place. With the delightful weather and natural beauty, [...]
HostelsClub has some amazing specials this summer that will let you see NYC, the Grand Canyon or Disney World on a tight budget. Here are some options for the savvy traveler.Alternative for NYC: At merely over an hour away from the Big Apple and Atlantic City, this coastal luxury hotel offers a [...]
Are you a fan of music and do you like to be surrounded by music and everything related to music? Then you should definitely bring a visit to the Backstage hotel in Amsterdam. Music is the ingredient that you will find in the Backstage hotel in Amsterdam. You will feel like a star when playing [...]
There´s a blizzard snow storm the day I land at Arlanda airport. I take the free Airport shuttle for a 5 minute ride to see what everybody in the hostel business is talking about right now: The Jumbo Hostel. Since it opened 3 months ago it has had amazing publicity, mentioned in newspapers like NY [...]
Native Portuguese often turn to the sea and are great at that since the era of Vasco da Gama and Christopher Columbus. Of course, nowadays it's not about rulling a wealthy empire; on the contrary, the natural tendency of Portuguese people towards the sea on the XXI century is actually very modest - [...]
If you are used to travel implying laying on dirty mattresses and taking cold showers, worry no more! Just cause you are an economically-savy traveler, doesn't mean you have to miss out on comfort. Chicago aka the Windy City or Chi-town, being one of the top US destinations and most rapped about [...]
Budapest, the capital of Hungary and a price-friendly option for those who want to enjoy good food, a rich culture and relaxing baths. Budapest consists of the two districts Buda and Pest, which until 1873 together with Obudà three completely different cities. The city that is cut in two by [...]
USA Hostels will celebrate its 15th anniversary in April of 2009. Originally started in 1994 as the Grand Pacific Hostel in San Diego’s then redeveloping Gaslamp Quarter, the company has since grown to include locations in Hollywood, Las Vegas and San Francisco. Each of the USA Hostels is run [...]
London hostels and budget hotels are a magnificent way to go if you’re looking to save a bit as well as explore London! But even if your looking for something nicer, it is always great to get value for money! London, home to Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, Kensington [...]
Bremen is famous in the world as city of Town Musicians of Bremen: a fable from Brothers Grimm about a donkey, a dog, a cat, and a cockerel (rooster), all past their prime years in life and usefulness on their respective farms, were soon to be discarded or mistreated by their masters, leave [...]
New and already very well known because of its excellent location and fantastic atmosphere, Athenstyle wants to make you feel at home this New Years Eve. We are having a party for New Year’s Eve! And we want you to join us. Along with a specially prepared homemade meal, we will have great [...]
Mention Britain and immediately you get visions of magnificent palaces, Big Ben, and Her Majesty, the Queen. Towering structures abound in this beautiful urban area, and you might get just a little intimidated with all the high-level, high-class structures. Not to worry, though, because there are [...]
You simply have to visit the most desirable city in Scandinavia – Copenhagen! With its magnificent architecture, epicurean food, exciting activities and the opportunity to see Denmark’s royalty, you should book a Copenhagen hostel now! With hostels in Copenhagen, you will have a taste of Danish [...]
If there is one cosmopolitan city you would want the wind to blow you away to, then Chicago in the United States is the best choice there is. And not just because Chicago is also affectionately called the Windy City for its strong winds, and some say, for its strong personalities! Chicago enjoys [...]
Brighton is the place to be when you want the bright lights of the city, the right stuff in people and tons of fun. Indeed, Brighton is right on the tourist map with its eight million visitors annually! Of course, Brighton hostels will never disappoint visitors who come to see Brighton’s [...]
Manchester in the United Kingdom is a very beguiling mix of the old and the new, of the arts and sports, and of serious business and fun parties. Because of these characteristics, it is the one of the most visited cities in the UK. But never fear because Manchester hostels are aplenty to [...]
If you’re looking for a place to visit in France, Nice is it. With its beautiful beaches and ideal spot on the French Riviera, Nice is a great spot to visit. Nice is full of fun and unique things to do: fish, gamble, shop in outdoor markets, walk along the pebble beach, rent a boat to cruise the [...]
Since Vancouver, Canada is consistently ranked among the most livable and cleanest cities in the world, it is no wonder that people visit Vancouver more times than most North American cities. You have many Vancouver hostels to choose from and all of them have the stamp of Canadian hospitality. Just [...]
The City of Angels beckons everyone to experience its multiracial culture. Find a Los Angeles hostel, see Los Angeles by day and night, and stay in your second home in one of the better Los Angeles hostels. It is easy to find good hostels - Los Angeles denizens will be happy to refer you. But no [...]
Save money by staying in a London Hostel The hostels London plays host to are among the best ones this side of the equator, so you won't be hard-put to find a hostel – London has plenty. Naturally, with all the historic sites in London, you won't be staying in your London hostel for the bulk of [...]
Are you planning a brief stay in Rome and would like some tips on how to spend your time here? Read this short article! You might find out the key to the charm of a city that seems to invite every visitor to feel part of its complex reality and its millennial history. It is very easy to get to [...]
The hostels Dublin boasts are famous for a good craic, loosely translated as big fun. The Irish are known for hospitality, and nowhere can a better time be had than at Dublin hostels. Not only can you explore its many cathedrals, gardens and museums, Dublin is also a great base for day trips. Shop [...]
The most affordable, unique and enjoyable way to experience this area is to stay in a Verona hostel. Hostels in Verona range from spartan to luxurious, from the heart of Old Verona to hilltops overlooking vineyards ten kilometers outside of the city. What the Verona hostels do have in common are [...]
Milan is known worldwide for its fashion, its trade fair, the Scala and the Duomo. Almost everything has been written and said about these features of the city. But what can Milan offer to a young low or medium budget traveler? First of all, Milan is the most vital city in Italy, by day…and by [...]
We believe the true backpacker way of life means not only travelling around the world, making friends and sharing nice experiences but respecting the planet we live in. With this concept in mind, the Urbany Hostel chain has had a great idea: To build the first Eco-Friendly hostel in Barcelona. [...]
Hostels have often been seen only as an accommodation solution for backpackers. However, even if low price is many times the first reason for a traveller to stay in a hostel, it is not the only reason nowadays for people to choose hostels over hotels. Travellers go to hostels to meet new people, [...]
20 THINGS YOU MUST DO IN LISBON • Catch Tram 28!! It goes up and down the hills and around the curves through much of the old city and St Jorge Castle area, it takes passengers on a scenic trip along the way• Visit the inside of St Jorge Castle• Make your way to “Alfama Typical [...]
20 Things you must do in Athens 1) Drink frappe 3 times a day (and spend at least an hour each time...) 2) Have ouzo and meze 3) Sunbathe everywhere, while having another frappe 4) Drink Agiorgitiko wine and watch the sunset at Cape Sounio 5) Buy a Komboloi in Monastiraki Flea [...]
The hostel is the optimal type of accommodation abroad not only for young people from different countries but also for the people of different ages and professions who like traveling and do not want to spend too much money for an accommodation. That is why it is not by the chance that hostel [...]
On the hard trodden path of the backpacker, it is becoming increasing rare to discover the elusive prize that all of us seek: a hidden corner of paradise, untouched and authentic. While paradise may be a matter of personal preference, who could resist the charm of a rural Caribbean village nestled [...]
The stylish city of Milan is home to Italy's stock market, business centres and fashion capital, rivaling Paris as the world leading fashion center. Milan is all about worldly pleasures, shopping, theatre and cinema flourish, as does a hopping club scene and numerous tempting restaurants. Apart [...]
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