Posted: 8 Dec 2009
Hostels in Sydney, Miami, Marrakech and more have been given an early Christmas present by Hostelworld.com as they have all been voted the top hostels in their region for November by you, Hostelworld.com customers.
In Oceania, November has been a great month for Wake Up! Sydney Central, who are the top hostel in Australia. Located opposite Sydney’s Central Station, this hostel is perfectly located for visiting some of the city’s main attractions including Darling Harbour, the Opera House and much more. With free city orientation tours, free beach tours, and plenty of other great weekly offerings, it’s no surprise that this hostel is so well-liked.
Nomads Queenstown is the top New Zealand hostel for November. This brand new hostel is already one of NZ’s most popular thanks to its comfortable dorms, cinema lounge, sauna and other top-notch amenities. Located in central Queenstown, the hostel is beside a beautiful lake and close so snow-capped mountains, making it a popular ski hostel.
Over in Fiji, congratulations have to go to Bluewater Lodge, which has been voted the popular islands’ top hostel for November. This great boutique hostel is located in Nadi and amongst its facilities it can boast an outdoor swimming pool along with its own restaurant. Free breakfast is also offered here.
The top spot in the USA goes to Miami Beach International Travellers Hostel. Situated close to beach, this funky boutique hostel is right in the heart of the city’s Art Deco district meaning it’s close to many of Miami’s top restaurants and clubs. The hostel also offers free breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, along with lots of different activities including movie nights, Spanish classes and more.
Further north, the top Canadian hostel for November is Clarence Castle in Toronto. At this hostel, which overlooks Clarence Park in downtown Toronto, you’ll be close to some of the city’s top attractions including Chinatown and the CN Tower. Free WiFi and lots of other great amenities are also offered here.
Africa’s top hostel for November is Equity Point Marrakech. This hostel in Marrakech offers 4 to 10-bed dorms plus double and single rooms. Internet access, including WiFi, is offered free of charge, and breakfast is including in the price.
In Eastern Europe, the top hostel award goes to Greg & Tom Hostel in Poland. A short walk from Krakow’s main train station, this hostel offers a raft of great events with something different each day, including vodka and beer tasting, a Polish dinner, and lots more. Free Internet access is available, along with free maps, free breakfast and more.
A number of countries featured in the top hostels from Western Europe. Academy Hostel, Florence is Italy’s top hostel for November, while in Greece, it’s Athenstyle in Athens. Villa Saint Exupery in Nice is France’s top hostel in November. Europe’s Benelux countries also featured well. In Belgium, the title of top November hostel goes to Snuffel Backpacker Hostel in Bruges. The Bulldog in Amsterdam is the top November hostel in the Netherlands, while in Luxembourg, it’s the Luxembourg City Hostel in Luxembourg City.
Tomorrow we’ll be announcing our overall Top Hostel for November, so watch this space to find out!