Posted: 2 May 2012
Our first new sign-up this week is Koniko Backpackers Hostel (pictured here). This great new Vietnam hostel can be found in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City on Bui Vien Street and close by to lots of great attractions and facilities such as banks, bars and cafes. There’s 24 hour reception, free WiFi and a hot tub for guest use.
The Khao San Road is a backpackers haven in Bangkok and also home to Tai Derm Hostel. This traditional Thai-style hostel has been renovated with backpackers in mind. It has a cosy decor, a restaurant and lots of great amenities. There’s also a quiet outdoor terrace and is sheltered from the hustle and bustle of the busy Khao San Road.
The Butterfly Inn in Nattandiya, Sri Lanka is home to 8 beautiful, stand-alone bungalows in a scenic, tropical garden. Each bungalow is equipped with big rooms and great facilities, as well as a porch area with outdoor seating. There’s also a pool and gym for guests to avail of.
If you're planning a trip to Kaohsiung in Taiwan make sure to check out our latest sign-up there - Old Taiwan (Sizihwan) Hostel. Here you can avail of a garden, guest kitchen, cable TV and free WiFi. This hostel offers clean and comfortable rooms and can be found in the centre of Kaohsiung.
In the Causeway Bay area of Hong Kong you will find Yesinn @CAUSEWAY BAY. This upmarket hostel aims to cater for all the needs of the modern day traveller. It has free WiFi, laundry facilities, personal lockers and air conditioning. Beds come equipped with power sockets, curtains for privacy, a reading light and bedlinen.
Our last signup this week is the BoA Guesthouse in a popular area in Seoul, Korea. It’s just five minutes from Hongik University and close to public transport. It’s also in a great location for shops, cafes, restaurants, clubs and bars.