Welcome to the 2015 HOSCARS!

Year: 2016 - 2015 - 2014

Now in their 13th year, the HOSCARS (Hostelworld.com Customer Annual Ratings) are the world’s most prestigious hostel awards, recognizing the top hostels around the globe as voted for by you, our Hostelworld.com customers. Thanks to your enthusiastic feedback, your fellow travellers now know where the best places to stay are all over the world.

Fancy staying at an amazing, award-winning hostel? Take a look at the winners below --- and don’t forget to leave us a review after your stay!

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Best Small Hostels

Awarded by you to the top 10 small hostels (maximum 75 beds) worldwide based on your reviews from 2014. Rating below based on current Hostelworld rating.

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Best Medium Hostels

Awarded by you to the top 10 medium hostels (76-150 beds) worldwide based on your reviews from 2014. Rating below based on current Hostelworld rating.

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Best Large Hostel

Awarded by you to the top 10 large hostels (151-349 beds) worldwide based on your reviews from 2014. Rating below based on current Hostelworld rating.

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Best Extra Large Hostel

Awarded by you to the top 10 extra large hostels (minimum 350 beds) worldwide based on your reviews from 2014. Rating below based on current Hostelworld rating.

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Best Hostels by Continent

Awarded by you to the top 3 hostels on each continent based on your reviews from 2014. Rating below based on current Hostelworld rating.

Best Hostel by Country

Awarded by you to the top hostels in each country on Hostelworld.com based on your reviews from 2014.

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Australia

France

Italy

USA

Albania

Armenia

Australia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

Belarus

Belgium

Bolivia

Bosnia And Herzegovina

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China

Colombia

Costa Rica

Czech Republic

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

Finland

France

Ghana

Gibraltar

Greece

Guadeloupe

Guatemala

Hong Kong

Hungary

India

Indonesia

Italy

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kosovo

Kyrgyzstan

Latvia

Lebanon

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Macedonia

Malaysia

Mali

Malta

Mongolia

Montenegro

Myanmar

Nepal

Netherlands Antilles

Nicaragua

Northern Ireland

Norway

Pakistan

Panama

Paraguay

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Puerto Rico

Russia

San Marino

Senegal

Serbia

South Korea

Sri Lanka

Swaziland

Taiwan

Tanzania

Turkey

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

Uruguay

USA

US Virgin Islands

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Venezuela

Vietnam

Zambia

Most Popular Hostels

Combining the number of bookings made at each hostel as well as their average rating given by you, this award recognises the best hostels in each of our top cities.

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Amsterdam

Athens

Beijing

Chiang Mai

Cusco

Dublin

Edinburgh

Florence

Istanbul

Kuala Lumpur

Lisbon

London

Los Angeles

Madrid

Melbourne

Milan

New York

Nice

Rio de Janeiro

Rome

San Francisco

Siem Reap

Sydney

Venice

Washington DC

Rating Criteria Winners

Awarded by you to the top hostels rated on the following criteria: Value For Money, Facilities, Location, Staff, Security, Cleanliness and Atmosphere based on your reviews from 2014.

Best value for money

Best atmosphere

Best staff

Most secure hostel

Cleanest hostel

All Other Winners

Awarded by you to the top hostels in our special categories based on your reviews from 2014.

Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 3.
  • Hostelling International USA USA

Best Small Hostel Chain

  • 3.
  • Prague Central Hostels Prague

Best Green Hostel

Special Contribution

Most Improved Hostel

Lifetime Achievement Award

* Based on current Hostelworld ratings.
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