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  1. Tips for choosing the best hostel for you

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 2 Comments

    Tips for choosing the best hostel for you


    So you're in the process of planning your trip around Europe, South America or somewhere else and you're wondering how to choose the best hostel for you? Read on...

    We've put together six very helpful tips to help you choose the right hostel for you.

    1. Read the hostel's microsite thoroughly. These have a full description of the hostel along with pictures too.
    2. Read past customer comments and ratings. Each Hostelworld.com customer is invited to rate the hostels in terms of security, cleanliness, fun, staff, location and character.
    3. Book in advance to ensure you get the type of room you want. If you are looking for a private double/twin room, but leave booking until the last minute, you may not get the type of room you want.
    4. Make sure to bring a lock with you. All hostels provide lockers for valuables, although some provide the lockers actually inside the room, although you'll need to have a key to lock it.
    5. If you plan on partying in the destination make sure there is no curfew in the hostel where you are staying!
    6. If you want to be able to cook for yourself to save money on eating out, make sure the hostel you want to stay in provides kitchen facilities.

    Hopefully they'll help you choose the right hostel for you. If you've any more questions just let us know by commenting on this post and we'll get back to you.



  2. 2 Comments so far.

    Judith said on 16/09/2010 at 9:54am

    In July I visited Budapest. I was guest in Beebop Hostel. It was not luxury but very nice, clean and friendly. I felt home in a huge, exiting city. The fellow's name is Martin, he is trying to give as much as he can for his guests. Lots of informations, once a week or twice dinnerparty, he brings us also to places which you never would find on your own. Beds and bathrooms are clean, breakfast is fine. The only antipatic thing is that there is no elevator. I enjoyed it for my legs and weightproblems, exercizing is healthy, but other were claiming about this! Beebop I will come back to you soon!

    Custódio Conceição said on 08/04/2010 at 10:13pm

    Very helpfull. Im discovering that is not so difficult to prepare a good trip... Just doing in advance you always gain something..

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